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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Sources: Trump is “obsessed” with Amazon, with his antipathy surfacing when discussing tax policy or antitrust cases; he is not concerned about Facebook   —  Capitol Hill wants Facebook's blood, but President Trump isn't interested.  Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon …
Mar 28, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber will pay $10M to settle a discrimination and hostile workplace class action lawsuit filed last year on behalf of 420 women and minority engineers   —  Uber will pay $10 million to settle a discrimination and hostile workplace class action lawsuit filed last year on behalf of 420 women and minority engineers.
Mar 27, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Axios:
Report: Zuckerberg will testify before Congress   —  CNN's Dylan Byers reports that Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress under oath “within a matter of weeks,” according to unidentified Facebook sources.  The company is working on a strategy for the testimony now as pressure to appear has become too intense to ignore.
Mar 27, 2018, 11:47 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Lerer Hippeau assumes management for Binary Capital's debut fund of $125M   —  Lerer Hippeau Ventures has agreed to assume management of a $125 million venture capital fund raised and invested by Binary Capital, around nine months after the firm imploded over allegations of sexual harassment …
Mar 26, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Craigslist pulls all personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill FOSTA, says any tool or service can be misused and that it can't take such risk   —  Online classified site Craigslist has pulled its entire personal ad section after Congress passed a new sex-trafficking bill that puts more liability on Web sites.
Mar 23, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Blockchain Capital, an investor in Ripple and Coinbase, raises $150M for its fourth fund, which appears to be the largest fund focused on crypto and blockchain   —  Blockchain Capital, an investor in such companies as Coinbase and Ripple, has raised $150 million for its fourth fund.
Mar 22, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
The CLOUD Act, a legal framework for overseas data requests by law enforcement that is backed by Microsoft but opposed by activists, passes via omnibus bill   —  The funding bill released Wednesday includes the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data [CLOUD] Act, which provides a legal framework …
Mar 22, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Axios:
Mark Zuckerberg didn't apologize, explain why the misuse of data wasn't disclosed in 2015, or say whether he would appear before Congress if asked   —  Mark Zuckerberg today broke his silence on the “Cambridge Analytica situation,” but there were several issues that his post didn't address.
Mar 21, 2018, 4:34 PMIn context
Mike Allen / Axios:
Sources: Zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, after initially being more focused on how to fix the problem   —  Axios is told that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours on the data-harvesting revelations …
Mar 21, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Salesforce will acquire MuleSoft, a SaaS integration company, for $6.5B, making it Salesforce's largest-ever acquisition   —  Salesforce today announced that it will acquire SaaS integration company MuleSoft for approximately $6.5 billion in cash and stock.  The sale price represents …
Mar 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context

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