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Bloomberg:
Sources: Chinese on-demand services provider Meituan Dianping plans IPO in Hong Kong to raise ~$6B at a $60B valuation, listing as soon as this month   —  - Company is said to consider selling about 10% stake in IPO  — IPO would be another sign of rising Chinese technology might
Jun 12, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook tells Congress it has launched a design lab, called TTC labs and based in Ireland, to improve the way users are informed about personal data sharing   —  Facebook Inc. told the U.S. Senate the company has launched a design lab that will work to improve the way people get informed about sharing their personal data.
Jun 12, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Spanish data watchdog begins probe into popular football streaming app that accesses users' smartphone mics and GPS to detect unauthorized broadcasts of matches   —  Spain's data-protection watchdog begun a probe into an app that enables the country's soccer league to access users' personal mobile phones …
Jun 11, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Robert Williams / Bloomberg:
Google enters deal with supermarket Carrefour to sell groceries online in France by early 2019 through Home, Assistant, and Google's shopping destination   —  Alphabet Inc.'s Google entered a deal with Carrefour SA to sell groceries online in France in what the retailer said was the first time fresh food …
Jun 11, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
NTSB's preliminary report on fatal Tesla Model X crash in March: Autopilot was being used, and the car sped up and steered left seconds before impact   —  - NTSB releases first preliminary report on March 23 crash  — Investigators probing Tesla's semi-autonomous driving system
Jun 10, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Jessica Alba's Honest Company raises $200M from a LVMH-affiliated private equity firm L Catterton for a minority stake, to help expand the business globally   —  - $200 million investment will help Honest boost supply chain  — L Catterton focuses on consumer brands, owns Bliss, Elemis
Jun 9, 2018, 12:00 AMIn context
Nico Grant / Bloomberg:
The share of black employees at the eight largest tech companies in the US grew from 2.5% in 2014 to 3.1% in 2017   —  When Maxine Waters, the Democratic representative from southern Los Angeles, toured Silicon Valley during the first week of May with fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus …
Jun 8, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Debby Wu / Bloomberg:
Foxconn Industrial Internet stock rose 44% on Shanghai exchange after raising $4.26B in its IPO, now valued at $61B+   —  - The Hon Hai unit surges by the 44% limit for debutantes  — Foxconn Industrial embodies Gou's longer term ambitions  —  Foxconn Industrial Internet Co. soared …
Jun 8, 2018, 2:56 AMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
China's Ant Financial raises $14B in latest funding round, including a US dollar tranche backed by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC, Warburg Pincus, others   —  - Ant has been said valued at $150 billion in latest round  — Funding includes U.S. dollar, yuan denominated tranches
Jun 7, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
After unease from staff, Google lays out seven principles for AI use and says it won't use AI in cases that cause “overall harm” like weapons or surveillance   —  - CEO releases AI principles after Project Maven employee revolt  — Ethics charter forbids surveillance in some situations
Jun 7, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context

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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:
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