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Cat Zakrzewski / Wall Street Journal:
Leap Motion raises $50M Series C for its hand-tracking computer interface tech, with a16z, Founders Fund, other investors returning   —  Company believes hand gestures will boost virtual reality devices  —  Leap Motion Inc. wants to move computing beyond taps on a touchscreen and clicks on a mouse.
Jul 17, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Maria Armental / Wall Street Journal:
Ruby Corp., Ashley Madison's parent company, says it will pay $11.2M to some US users in data-breach class action suit, won't admit wrongdoing   —  Ruby Corp. to pay $11.2 million to compensate losses to some U.S. customers, won't admit wrongdoing  —  The parent of website Ashley Madison …
Jul 16, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
OpenGov, a small startup partly owned by the Kushner family through Thrive Capital, got a seat alongside tech giants at White House roundtable in June   —  Venture-capital firm run by Kushner's brother partly owns OpenGov, whose CEO last month attended summit with Donald Trump, leaders of Apple, Amazon, Microsoft
Jul 14, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: dark web market AlphaBay shut down by law enforcement in US, Canada, and Thailand; one alleged operator found hanged in Thailand prison after arrest   —  Site allegedly sold counterfeit credit cards, illegal drugs  —  An online marketplace that sold illegal goods on the so-called Dark Web …
Jul 14, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
China's limits on map data hinder self-driving efforts of foreign car makers in the world's largest auto market   —  Restrictions on digital mapping by overseas firms present hurdles to non-Chinese vehicle and tech companies  —  China is creating roadblocks for U.S. auto makers and tech companies …
Jul 13, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Maureen Farrell / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Roku has hired IPO underwriters, and one source says it may file confidentially in the next few weeks, seeking a valuation of ~$1B   —  Streaming media player maker said to be seeking a valuation of roughly $1 billion  —  Roku Inc., which makes streaming media devices and software …
Jul 13, 2017, 4:34 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
As Google pays academics for research that often ends up justifying its controversial business practices, many academics fail to disclose their funding source   —  Google operates a little-known program to harness the brain power of university researchers to help sway opinion and public policy …
Jul 11, 2017, 1:06 PMIn context
Corrie Driebusch / Wall Street Journal:
Snap's stock closes at $15.47, down 8.95%, well below its $17 IPO price, after one of its IPO's underwriters, Morgan Stanley, downgraded the stock   —  Morgan Stanley cut its price target for shares of the Snapchat parent - Snap Inc.'s rough week continued Tuesday, as a bank that led …
Jul 11, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
A look at the changing fortunes of LeEco CEO Jia Yueting, who recently had $181M in assets and $2B in shares frozen and had to step back from his firm   —  Jia Yueting likes to say that Apple is outdated, China's big tech companies are innovation killers and his company is the real disrupter.
Jul 6, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon and Dish Network have discussed a partnership to enter the wireless business, though no deal is imminent   —  For years, Dish Network has sought out partnerships with just about every major telecom company.  Now, a somewhat surprising potential partner has emerged: Amazon.com.
Jul 6, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context

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