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Alexandria Arnold / Bloomberg:
A startup named CoinDash halts its ICO, saying a hacker stole $7M by simply changing the ethereum address on its site that was intended to receive ICO funds   —  Social trading platform tells investors to stop sending money  —  Token sale garnered $6.4 million from early participants
Jul 17, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Google's offering some science labs and AI experts early cloud access to its quantum computers, following IBM's similar effort to spur app development   —  Company offers early access to its machines over the internet  —  IBM began quantum computing cloud service earlier this year
Jul 17, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Conflict in the community about how to scale Bitcoin, and competing software update proposals like SegWit2x and UASF, could lead to the cryptocurrency split   —  New proposal SegWit2x aims for compromise ahead of Aug. 1  —  Failure to agree could lead to bitcoin splitting into two
Jul 16, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Benchmark, other Uber shareholders have discussed selling some shares to SoftBank; Benchmark initiated the effort to sell stock before the CEO's ouster   —  Uber Technologies Inc. shareholders and its board, led by early backer Benchmark, have discussed selling some of their shares …
Jul 14, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Josh Eidelson / Bloomberg:
Hotel industry groups, union leaders funding effort to purge suspicious Airbnb rental listings in NYC, Washington DC, and LA via a group called Share Better   —  A politically connected consultant says he's fighting a “guerrilla campaign.”  —  Just before Memorial Day, two couples …
Jul 14, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Gerrit De Vynck / Bloomberg:
Shopify merchants will soon be able to sell through eBay in US, following similar deals with other outlets, including a 2015 deal with Amazon   —  Deal matches agreements with Amazon, Facebook and Pinterest  —  E-commerce site gives customers more options to reach shoppers
Jul 13, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook plans to unveil a $200 standalone wireless Oculus VR headset for 2018, which will be more compact than the Rift and lighter than Gear VR   —  The new device will work without being tethered to phone or PC  —  Company bets gadget will popularize VR as Apple did smartphone
Jul 13, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber and Yandex merge ride-sharing services in Russia in $3.7B joint venture; Yandex will invest $100M for a 59.3% stake; Uber will invest $225M for 36.6% stake   —  Yandex to take controlling stake in new combined venture  —  Deal marks Uber's second major global retreat after China
Jul 13, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Jeremy Kahn / Bloomberg:
Microsoft launches Microsoft Research AI lab in Redmond, involving 100+ AI scientists, focused on developing general purpose AI, challenging Google's DeepMind   —  Will move toward developing general-purpose learning systems  —  Also launches AI project for environmental sustainability
Jul 12, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Company emails: Kaspersky Lab has made products for Russian intelligence and accompanied agents on raids; CEO has insisted that ties to Kremlin are “total BS”   —  Emails show the software-security maker developed products for the FSB and accompanied agents on raids.
Jul 11, 2017, 12:03 PMIn context

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