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Natasha Bach / Fortune:
Salesforce announces the Step Up Declaration, signed by an alliance of 21 companies including Uber, HP, and Lyft, pledging to use tech to fight climate change   —  While the Trump administration is rolling back fuel efficiency regulations and limits to carbon dioxide emissions …
Sep 13, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
DFINITY, a blockchain-based cloud computing project that aims to rival services like AWS, raises another $102M in a token presale from a16z, Polychain, others   —  An ambitious blockchain project called Dfinity wants to reinvent computing by replacing large platforms like Amazon Web Services …
Aug 29, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Rachel King / Fortune:
Instagram introduces features for public figures: extra user details in profiles and account verification; 2FA apps will be supported in the coming weeks   —  Facebook often finds itself as the target these days when it comes to problems with security and privacy on social media.
Aug 28, 2018, 1:06 PMIn context
Glenn Fleishman / Fortune:
Internet infrastructure companies like web hosts, registrars, and CDNs were right to largely remain neutral in Infowars-like debates, civil rights experts say   —  Once silent on InfoWars, the controversial media outlet that publishes viral conspiracy theories, consumer-facing media companies like YouTube …
Aug 18, 2018, 2:10 AMIn context
Matt Harris / Fortune:
Fintech startup funding trends: most growth is in real estate and crypto; wealth and investment startup activity is steady; payments, lending are least active   —  I've been proven wrong once again.  —  For eight years running, I've predicted that fintech investment is going to plateau.
Aug 11, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Clifton Leaf / Fortune:
Salesforce names Keith Block, the company's vice chairman and president, co-CEO alongside Marc Benioff   —  Salesforce announced this evening that Keith Block, the company's vice chairman and president, would become co-CEO alongside Marc Benioff, the socially minded billionaire who has led …
Aug 7, 2018, 9:16 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
HYAS, an infosec startup that identifies cybercriminals and helps law enforcement track their location, raises $6.2M Series A led by Microsoft's M12   —  Microsoft is leading a multimillion-dollar investment in Hyas, an information security startup that identifies and helps take down cybercriminals.
Aug 3, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Source: Bitmain plans to file for an IPO soon; the company booked $1.1B in net profits in Q1 2018 and is raising new funding that would value it at ~$14B   —  The co-CEO of Bitmain Technologies, the world's largest cryptocurrency mining company, recently revealed plans to conduct …
Jul 30, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Coinbase says its investigation into whether any employees profited from insider trading relating to Bitcoin Cash has concluded and found no wrongdoing   —  Photograph by Winni Wintermeyer for Fortune  —  Coinbase, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, launched an inquiry last December …
Jul 25, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Google partners with blockchain startup Digital Asset to let Google Cloud developers build blockchain apps using DAML, the startup's smart contract language   —  Google is increasingly betting that blockchain technology, which creates a permanent ledger across multiple computers …
Jul 23, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context

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