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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: two of the largest tech-focused private equity firms, Vista Equity Partners and Thoma Bravo, are each looking to raise $10B+ funds   —  Two of the largest technology-focused private-equity firms are competing to raise money for what would be their biggest funds
May 17, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
William Wilkes / Wall Street Journal:
How automation is leading to job growth in certain industries where robots take on repetitive tasks, freeing humans for more creative, problem-solving duties   —  Automation is leading to job growth in certain industries where machines take on repetitive tasks, freeing humans for more creative duties
May 16, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Mayumi Negishi / Wall Street Journal:
While SoftBank's near-$100B Vision Fund has yet to close, CEO Masayoshi Son says he's already planning a second fund, not within six months but in “near future”   —  The launch of Vision Fund II is ‘just a matter of time,’ says Masayoshi Son  —  SoftBank Group Corp.'s 9984 -.57% …
May 15, 2018, 4:27 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook's spending on content-review teams has ballooned to hundreds of millions of dollars for 2018   —  Social-media giant is pouring cash into content review after high-profile failures that have hurt its image  —  Facebook Inc. FB -1.45% has spent more than a decade building …
May 15, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Kaspersky Lab says it will relocate some core operations from Russia to Switzerland, after US and UK intelligence agencies expressed concern about interference   —  Russian antivirus-software company will set up a new data center in Zurich by late 2019  —  Russian antivirus-software company …
May 15, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: New Enterprise Associates to sell stakes in about 20 startups worth roughly $1B, in response to the slowdown in IPOs   —  New Enterprise Associates seeks to create new venture-capital firm that would buy its stakes in about 20 companies  —  New Enterprise Associates …
May 14, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Tesla engineers discussed adding eye tracking and better sensors to Autopilot to help alert drivers, were rejected over tech's ineffectiveness and cost   —  Executives rejected adding more tech warnings to inattentive drivers, due to concerns over effectiveness and costs
May 14, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Musk tells staff that Tesla will flatten its management structure, after a senior exec leaves for Waymo and engineering chief Doug Field takes leave of absence   —  Move follows engineering chief talking a leave of absence and the departure of another senior executive
May 14, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Ahead of next year's IPO, Uber's 3-year search for a CFO continues as sources say multiple people turned down the job and CEO wants at least a 5-year commitment   —  The ride-hailing company's leading candidate, the CFO at VMware, has indicated he would likely withdraw
May 11, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Luminary Media raises $40M; sources say it plans to launch subscription service for premium podcasts, has begun to strike licensing deals with podcast creators   —  The newly created venture has raised $40 million from New Enterprise Associates and others to enter the rapidly expanding realm of podcasting and audio.
May 11, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …