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Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
TrackR, which helps users find lost items using its Bluetooth devices, raises $50M Series B led by Revolution Growth with participation from Amazon's Alexa Fund   —  Revolution leads Series B funding to help startup hone its indoor-location tech  —  Where's that missing set of keys?  TrackR can tell you.
Aug 3, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Anthony Levandowski worked for Larry Page's flying-car firm, Kitty Hawk, before leaving Google, signaling how highly Alphabet executives regarded him   —  Google parent accuses Anthony Levandowski of launching competing startups—but he also worked for CEO's side project
Aug 3, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Emails and interviews show Uber bought 1,000+ faulty Hondas, which were subject to recall, in Singapore and leased them to drivers; one vehicle caught fire   —  Chasing breakneck growth, the ride-hailing giant bought Honda SUVs in Singapore subject to a recall—then one caught fire
Aug 3, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
Startup incubator Science announces blockchain-related program, called Science Blockchain, funded via ICO starting Sept. 18; sources say ICO has $50M-$100M goal   —  Startup incubator Science will hold initial coin offering targeting up to $100 million  —  Startup incubator Science …
Aug 3, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook to display “related articles” for popular stories, including ones flagged as false by fact checkers, to combat misinformation, after months of testing   —  Social-media giant will display related articles to limit the damage of false news without censoring posts
Aug 3, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Gunjan Banerji / Wall Street Journal:
CBOE partners with Winklevosses to use Gemini data to trade bitcoin derivatives pending regulatory approval; SEC denied Winklevoss' Bitcoin ETF listing recently   —  Move paves way for Chicago-based exchange to list bitcoin derivatives  —  U.S. exchanges are racing to secure a piece of the growing cryptocurrency market.
Aug 2, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
AT&T says Glenn Lurie, who worked with Apple on the original AT&T-iPhone deal, is retiring, amid a broader management shakeup   —  Departure follows AT&T reorganization as it prepares for Time Warner merger  —  AT&T Inc. T -1.18% said veteran executive Glenn Lurie will retire next month …
Aug 2, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
US district judge dismisses US Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit against City of Seattle, over law that would give Uber and Lyft drivers the right to unionize   —  Judge dismisses a challenge to a law that enables ride-hailing drivers to unionize  —  A federal judge on Tuesday dealt a setback …
Aug 2, 2017, 2:36 AMIn context
Joe Palazzolo / Wall Street Journal:
US court rules against Virginia politician who temporarily banned a user from her Facebook page, as it's a public forum that's protected by the First Amendment   —  Facebook page of Virginia county politician is forum protected by the First Amendment, judge says
Jul 30, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Inside China's government-led plans to conquer the semiconductor industry, which could cost around $150B, worrying US government and analysts   —  The marriage of state universities with commercial ventures is an example of China's hybrid capitalism, meant to bring academic findings to market swiftly.
Jul 29, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context

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