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Alison Griswold / Quartz:
Car-sharing startup Turo raises $92M Series D led by Daimler and South Korea's SK Holdings, also acquires Daimler's car sharing platform Croove   —  Car-sharing startup Turo has raised $92 million in series D funding at an undisclosed valuation, the company said today (Sept. 6).
Sep 6, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Nikhil Sonnad / Quartz:
China issues new rules forbidding anonymous posts in online communities and discussion forums, effective October 1   —  The Chinese government under president Xi Jinping is continuing to make life on the internet difficult for its potential detractors.  Yesterday (Aug. 25) …
Aug 27, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Joon Ian Wong / Quartz:
Profile of China's Bitmain, which is a major player in bitcoin mining rig market, controls 29% of Bitcoin hash rate, and is entering deep learning ASIC market   —  Two years ago, a Chinese chip-design expert named Micree Zhan was reading China's seminal science-fiction novel, The Three-Body Problem …
Aug 23, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Keith Collins / Quartz:
DDoS protection company Cloudflare, under fire for continuing to service Daily Stormer, defends its hands-off, content-neutral policy   —  Update 8/16 10:00 p.m. ET: The day after this article was published, Cloudflare terminated its services for the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer.
Aug 15, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Mike Murphy / Quartz:
19 brands in over a dozen categories sold on Amazon with no up front indication Amazon owns them, oftentimes alongside Amazon's generic house brands   —  When you go to Amazon.com, what are you looking for?  Products from the brands you recognize, or perhaps just the cheapest ones—assuming the ratings aren't terrible?
Aug 7, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Alison Griswold / Quartz:
Inside Uber's partnership with some of New York's unscrupulous car lenders, and its effects on subprime drivers; Uber says it will pause program, investigate   —  Geovanie Rosario signed the lease because it was easy.  Tower Auto Mall came recommended by Uber, as one of four dealers …
Jul 1, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Strict enforcement of App Store's in-app tipping policy in China could hurt Apple's ties with Tencent or cause Beijing to intervene to protect Chinese firms   —  Apple has a tip for China—all online tips must go through Apple before they go anywhere else.  —  This past week the hardware giant unveiled …
Jun 11, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Michael J. Coren / Quartz:
AngelList announces “Angel Funds”, which it has been testing since 2014, letting select users raise “funds” of around $500K-$1M to invest in multiple startups   —  AngelList, a startup-funding website, announced today it was launching Angel Funds to let “founders back founders.”
May 16, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Ananya Bhattacharya / Quartz:
A look at India's crowded online food delivery market and how local players, weak brand awareness, and myriad food tastes will test Google's Areo and UberEATS   —  India's food-tech scene has been quite the party—but the guest list is starting to become more and more exclusive.
May 7, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Alison Griswold / Quartz:
Juno terminates stock program for drivers and offers small sum, which in some cases is less than 10% of what it advertised in recruitment materials   —  Juno always had the best sales pitch.  The company started in New York in early 2016, a late entrant to the competitive ride-hailing business …
Apr 27, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context

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