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CNBC:
Sources: Amazon's Grand Challenge team, led by Google Glass creator Babak Parviz, has added 50+ staff since 2014, focused on health efforts like cancer research   —  - Amazon's Grand Challenge team, led by Google Glass creator Babak Parviz, consists of former Google X engineers and founders of various health start-ups.
Jun 5, 2018, 3:17 PMIn context
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
Ripple donating $50M for R&D in blockchain and cryptocurrency via new University Blockchain Research Initiative, partnering initially with 17 universities   —  - Cryptocurrency and payments start-up Ripple is shelling out millions to some of the top schools in the world to speed up the adoption of blockchain technology.
Jun 4, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Apple upgrades Safari's tracking prevention features by limiting both “fingerprinting” of devices and user tracking through comment, share, and like buttons   —  - Users will have to “opt-in” to allowing websites to track their browsing behavior on Safari, including sites with a …
Jun 4, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Chloe Aiello / CNBC:
Sources: Microsoft has recently held talks to buy GitHub, which was valued at $2B in the latest financing round in 2015   —  - The talks have come amid GitHub's struggle to replace CEO and founder Chris Wanstrath, who stepped down 10 months ago.  — GitHub was last valued at $2 billion in 2015 …
Jun 1, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says the company is on track for a 2019 IPO; source says the company has not started interviewing banks   —  - Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC that the ride-hailing company is on track to go public in 2019.  — The company is in a “good position” …
May 30, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Box reports Q1 revenue of $140.5M, up 20% YoY, vs. $139.7M est., and billings revenue of $116.7M, up 17% YoY, vs. $113.1M est., and an operating loss of $35.9M   —  Box investors came into Wednesday's quarterly report with high expectations after the stock's 32 percent rally this year.
May 30, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Facebook users worldwide are being asked to review their privacy settings, including political and religious affiliations, as GDPR goes into effect in Europe   —  - Facebook is telling all users to review their privacy settings, including information they share on their profiles and facial recognition preferences.
May 24, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Indonesian ride hailing firm Go-Jek to invest ~$500M to move into Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, and the Philippines in coming months, raising rivalry with Grab   —  - Indonesia's ride-hailing start-up Go-Jek is expanding abroad and about to step up its rivalry with Singapore-based Grab.
May 23, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Chloe Aiello / CNBC:
Facebook and Okta partner to expand Workplace by Facebook by integrating it into enterprise cloud apps as part of Okta's Project Onramp project   —  - “Workplace by Facebook” was launched in 2016, but it needs enterprise software companies to help bolster its credibility.
May 23, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urges DOJ to review monopolies in tech after a 60 Minutes segment about Google's monopoly in search   —  - Mnuchin acknowledged that antitrust matters don't fall under his jurisdiction, but said someone ought to be looking.  — His comments come on the heels of a …
May 21, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context

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