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Bloomberg:
Samsung ordered to pay $400M by US federal jury for willful infringement on a patent for FinFET chip manufacturing technology owned by a South Korean university   —  - Dispute is over a way to make chips smaller, more efficient  — University claimed Samsung used the technology without paying
Jun 15, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
Robert Burnson / Bloomberg:
Twitter loses bid to dismiss lawsuit by banned “white advocate” but judge says Twitter did not violate free speech rights or discriminate by banning accounts   —  Twitter Inc. lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit by a “white advocate” who was banned from the site in a challenge …
Jun 15, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Kiel Porter / Bloomberg:
Goldman Sachs' private equity arm and Hearst Corp. acquire online coupon and deal-sharing company Slickdeals for $500M from Warburg Pincus   —  - Deal is said to value online coupon firm at $500 million plus  — Warburg Pincus reaps 7.2 times return on the investment
Jun 15, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
rideOS raises $9M Series A led by Sequoia for its real-time routing and dispatch software for fleets of autonomous cars   —  A slew of companies have sprung up to make the smarts, sensors and other integral systems for self-driving cars.  Here comes one to tell these cars where to go.
Jun 15, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Inside Facebook's complicated relationship with academics: retaining the right to veto or edit papers, limits on access to data, and offers of research funding   —  The professor was incredulous.  David Craig had been studying the rise of entertainment on social media for several years …
Jun 14, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Taiwan-based live-streaming platform and dating app maker M17 says it has raised $35M from existing investors after calling off NYSE IPO   —  - M17 defers U.S. listing, opts for private funding round  — Live-streaming platform cites unspecified ‘settlement issues’
Jun 14, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Camila Russo / Bloomberg:
Jun 14, 2018, 4:45 AMIn context
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:
Sources detail how Amazon is using AI to make crucial decisions, such as choosing inventory and managing retail operations, replacing white-collar workers   —  Amazon.com Inc. has long used robots to help humans move merchandise around its warehouses.  Now automation is transforming Amazon's white-collar workforce, too.
Jun 13, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Janine Wolf / Bloomberg:
Greenwich Associates report: financial services companies spent about $1.7B over the past year on blockchain-based distributed ledger tech, up 67% YoY   —  - Greenwich Associates releases report on annual spending  — Three-quarters of projects expected to go live within 2 years
Jun 13, 2018, 4:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Apple changed App Store rules last week to ban iOS developers from making databases of users' address book info and limit what can be shared with third parties   —  - iPhone maker bans developers building address book databases  — Facebook scandal shows risk of sharing data on users' friends
Jun 12, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …