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David McCabe / Axios:
Starting July 10, Google will require people buying ads related to candidates in US federal elections to be US citizens or lawful permanent residents   —  People buying Google ads related to candidates in U.S. federal elections will have to prove they are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents beginning July 10, the company says.
May 4, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
Quad9, a free DNS service that blocks malicious domains and is designed to dodge surveillance, says it has 27M users, up from 1M at launch in November 2017   —  Quad9, a free internet switchboard that amplifies security, has grown to 27 million users after launching with 1 million just five months ago.
May 2, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook to bring outside advisers for a civil rights audit of its impact on minority groups and to investigate claims it's biased against conservative voices   —  To address allegations of bias, Facebook is bringing in two outside advisors — one to conduct a legal audit of its impact …
May 2, 2018, 7:20 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
In a pitch seemingly aligned with Trump admin's rhetoric and aimed at regulators, T-Mobile and Sprint argue merger will help US beat China in 5G and create jobs   —  The CEOs of T-Mobile and Sprint argued on an analyst call that their just-announced merger would create jobs and boost America's position …
Apr 29, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Facebook declines to appear before US House panel on social media, which will feature pro-Trump vloggers GOP lawmakers asked about during Zuckerberg's testimony   —  Facebook said Wednesday it won't attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing later this week featuring two conservative video personalities …
Apr 25, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Oath, which owns Yahoo and AOL, is changing its terms of service to force users to give up their class action lawsuit rights in the US   —  Verizon's Oath unit, which includes Yahoo, AOL and other media properties, is making a change that requires users to give up their right to be part of class action lawsuits.
Apr 24, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Study using new data from US immigration services shows big US tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than 2016, with Amazon topping list at 2,515   —  Prominent U.S. tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than in 2016, according to a new study by the National Foundation …
Apr 19, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn says she's leaving after 8+ years at the agency, a day after FTC's Terrell McSweeny, also an Obama nominee, announced retirement   —  Long-time Democratic FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced Tuesday that she will be leaving after more than eight years at the agency.
Apr 17, 2018, 2:18 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Tempo Automation raises $20M Series B, led by P72 Ventures, to fund its new electronics manufacturing factory in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood   —  Manufacturing printed circuit boards in San Francisco sounds crazy given the high cost of labor and real estate, but Tempo Automation has raised $20 million to do just that.
Apr 17, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Coinbase acquires Earn.com, which lets users earn bitcoin by completing tasks, hires Earn.com CEO Balaji Srinivasan as CTO; sources say deal is valued at $120M+   —  Coinbase is acquiring Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., with CEO Balaji Srinivasan joining as chief technology officer …
Apr 16, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context

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