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Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
Slack acquires Missions, a tool that helps automate routine processes and tasks in Slack without needing to write code   —  Slack is attempting to broaden its appeal to businesses and has bought a small enterprise software startup in Denver to help.  —  The workplace chat app company …
Jul 17, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Second Life creator's blockchain-powered social VR platform High Fidelity raises $35M Series D led by Galaxy Digital Ventures, bringing total funding to $70M+   —  Philip Rosedale, the CEO of virtual reality maker High Fidelity, believes blockchain—a new tamper-proof ledger technology …
Jul 2, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
A look at the increasing rivalry between Alibaba and Tencent as they vie to dominate China's digital and retail economy   —  Jack Ma of Alibaba and Pony Ma of Tencent have built tech titans that dominate China's digital economy.  Is the world big enough for both of them?
Jun 23, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Court changes Mt. Gox bankruptcy into civil rehabilitation, allowing compensation to customers in bitcoins, which could more than cover cash losses   —  A Japanese court ruled Friday to pull infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox out of bankruptcy, opening the door for at least $1 billion worth …
Jun 22, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Agari, which uses AI and cloud-based analysis to detect and intercept spear-phishing attacks, raises $40M Series E led by Goldman Sachs   —  An email from the boss typically gets your attention.  Unfortunately, fraudsters know this too and are increasingly using email impersonations to launch their scams.
Jun 22, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Sources: nonprofit financial platform Stellar in talks to buy Chain, a startup building blockchain tech for the finance industry, for $500M in Stellar's Lumens   —  Stellar is in talks to acquire Chain, the San Francisco-based startup building blockchain technology for the financial industry, according to people familiar with the deal.
Jun 20, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Brex, a fintech startup that provides a credit card for startups and is backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, raises $50M Series B led by YC   —  Brex, a fintech startup backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, has raised $50 million in new venture capital, the company announced Tuesday.
Jun 19, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Big data analytics service Splunk buys VictorOps, an incident management platform, for $120M, following its $350M acquisition of Phantom Cyber earlier this year   —  Big data-cruncher Splunk is acquiring VictorOps, a Boulder, Colo.-based startup whose tools help software developers collaborate …
Jun 11, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Researchers demonstrate how Siri's suggestions can be used for phishing by tricking users into thinking they received a message or call from someone they know   —  A month ago I was milling about a hotel room in New Orleans, procrastinating my prep for on-stage sessions at a tech conference, when I received a startling iMessage.
Jun 10, 2018, 9:55 PMIn context
Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Q&A with Melinda Gates, who is investing in women-led and minority-focused venture firms through her investment and incubation company Pivotal Ventures   —  Melinda Gates needs no introduction.  —  She has been the co-chair of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for 18 years.
May 31, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context

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