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Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Palantir responds to Labor Department lawsuit alleging discrimination against Asians, says analysis agency conducted on 3 out of 44 open job titles is faulty   —  Palantir Technologies, a Palo Alto-based data analytics company, has issued a response to a discrimination lawsuit recently filed by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Oct 14, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Online lending startup Affirm raises $100M in debt funding from Morgan Stanley, bringing total raised to $500M, as it triples loan volume over last year   —  Affirm, the online lending startup founded by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, has raised $100 million in debt from financial services giant Morgan Stanley.
Oct 13, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Bed Bath & Beyond recently paid $11.78M for One Kings Lane, once valued at $800M+, according to regulatory documents   —  Bed Bath & Beyond paid just $11.78 million to acquire online retailer One Kings Lane earlier this year, according to recently-filed regulatory documents.
Oct 11, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Sprint plans to give away 1M devices with 3GB/month of mobile data to US high school students in low-income households, over five years   —  Sprint said it would donate one million connected devices and free mobile accounts to underprivileged kids as part of an effort to address the digital divide.
Oct 11, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Salesforce rebrands Demandware e-commerce offering as Salesforce Commerce Cloud, adds Apple Pay support and some Einstein AI capabilities   —  Three months after completing its $2.8 billion acquisition of Demandware, Salesforce is officially bringing that company's e-commerce software in-house …
Oct 3, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Roger Parloff / Fortune:
A history of deep learning and how it's being used in more tech products than ever   —  Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.  —  Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies.
Oct 2, 2016, 7:20 PMIn context
Roger Parloff / Fortune:
Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft launch Partnership on AI, a nonprofit to advance best practices in AI; the group isn't intended to lobby government   —  Five tech giants announced on Wednesday that they are launching a nonprofit to “advance public understanding” …
Sep 28, 2016, 5:27 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Mobile ad startup AppLovin, which has raised less than $5M to date, agrees to be acquired by Chinese PE firm Orient Hontai Capital for $1.4B   —  Unlike most advertising technology startups, San Francisco-based AppLovin never raised any traditional venture capital.
Sep 26, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune:
Flywheel's TaxiOS, an app that replaces taxi fare meters and payment systems, granted license by New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission   —  Soon enough, New York City taxis will have a new alternative to the taximeters and credit card processors installed in their cars.
Sep 22, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Fortune:
Sources: Airbnb raises at least $555M in primary equity at $30B valuation, could grow to $850M; WSJ says Google Capital, Technology Crossover Ventures led round   —  Airbnb has held a first close on its massive new funding round, Fortune has learned from multiple sources.
Sep 22, 2016, 2:52 PMIn context

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