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Wall Street Journal:
As the scandal of Khashoggi's disappearance grows, Silicon Valley is mostly quiet on its connections to Saudi Arabia, the largest funding source for US startups   —  The kingdom is now the largest single investor for U.S. startups, with stakes in Uber, WeWork and Magic Leap
Oct 16, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Apple apologizes for the hacking of some Apple IDs in China in phishing scams, says the victims hadn't enabled two-factor authentication   —  Apple apologized over the hacking of some Chinese accounts in phishing scams, almost a week after it emerged that stolen Apple IDs had been used to swipe customer funds.
Oct 16, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber could be valued at $120B in an IPO as soon as early 2019, nearly double its valuation two months ago, according to proposals from banks   —  Eye-popping offering, which could take place early next year, is nearly double the ride-hailing company's valuation in a fundraising round two months ago
Oct 16, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Unicorns in China are growing faster than ever and have surpassed the US, but increased govt scrutiny and retrenchment of startups like Ofo worries some experts   —  Welcome to the land of ‘unicorns’ and super-cheap meals.  The rewards are rich, as are valuations.  And the risks are rising.
Oct 15, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Tencent Music is postponing its IPO until at least November because of the selloff in global markets   —  Music streamer and underwriters worried global market selloff would hurt pricing  —  Tencent Music Entertainment Group is postponing its initial public offering until …
Oct 11, 2018, 4:32 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Following Google+ data bug, Google will restrict developer access to Gmail starting Jan. 9 for apps that aren't email or productivity, worrying some developers   —  Some apps will be cut off from all Gmail data, others restricted from selling collected data or from using it to target advertising, Google said Monday
Oct 11, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Corrie Driebusch / Wall Street Journal:
Tech stocks had their worst day in six months as Amazon closes -6.15%, Microsoft -5.43%, Apple -4.63%, Netflix -8.38%, Google -4.6%, and Facebook -4.13%   —  U.S. stocks head toward their biggest decline in more than six months  —  U.S. stocks are headed toward their biggest decline …
Oct 10, 2018, 4:17 PMIn context
Steve Rosenbush / Wall Street Journal:
Egnyte, which provides a content management platform for businesses, raises $75M Series E led by Goldman Sachs   —  Egnyte, which provides a content management platform for businesses, said Wednesday that it raised $75 million in late-stage capital from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The 11-year-old firm …
Oct 10, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank in talks for a majority stake in WeWork with investment totaling between $15B and $20B; it already owns 20% after committing $4.4B last year   —  SoftBank Group is in discussions to take a majority stake in WeWork, in what would be a giant bet on the eight-year-old provider of shared office space.
Oct 9, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Google+ bug gave outsiders potential access to private data from 2015 to mid-2018; no disclosure made amid fear of blowback and no evidence of misuse   —  Google opted not to disclose to users its discovery of a bug that gave outside developers access to private data.  It found no evidence of misuse.
Oct 8, 2018, 1:03 PMIn context

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