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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Toyota to invest $500M in Uber, valuing it at ~$72B, slightly higher than last valuation, and will jointly develop driverless vehicles as part of deal   —  Auto maker and ride-hailing company will jointly work on driverless-vehicle development as part of investment
Aug 27, 2018, 2:27 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Microsoft is being investigated by the DOJ and the SEC over potential bribery and corruption related to software sales in Hungary   —  Justice Department, SEC investigation follows similar ones into Microsoft business partners in five other countries
Aug 23, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Facebook to remove Onavo, its VPN app, from Apple's App Store after Apple informed Facebook last week that Onavo violated its data-collection policies   —  Apple last week informed Facebook that the Onavo app violated data-collection policies  —  Facebook Inc. FB .59% pulled …
Aug 22, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Benchmark plans to keep its next fund, expected early next year, about the same size as its previous ones, eschewing trend in VC to raise larger funds   —  Early bets on Uber, WeWork and Snap have delivered unrivaled returns in one fund, but the venture-capital firm resists getting bigger
Aug 21, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Yoko Kubota / Wall Street Journal:
Chinese state media, which recently criticized Apple for illegal apps in the China App Store, says Apple has removed 25,000 apps   —  Apple offers more than 1.8 million apps in China  —  BEIJING—Under fire from Chinese state media, Apple Inc. AAPL 2.00% said it removed illegal gambling apps …
Aug 20, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Lawrence D. Burns / Wall Street Journal:
How Detroit shunned overtures from Chauffeur, a secret project inside Google that eventually became Waymo, before embracing self-driving cars   —  America's car industry dismissed the potential of autonomous driving for years as tech companies plunged ahead.  Now Detroit is racing to catch up.
Aug 20, 2018, 1:40 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: President Trump has reversed classified Obama-era rules governing use of cyberweapons in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations   —  It isn't clear what rules the president is adopting to replace the existing ones  —  President Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing …
Aug 16, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
A look at how Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, valued at $225B, is shifting focus to tech-related bets, like Uber and an expanded stake in Tesla   —  Talks with Tesla show how crown prince's sovereign-wealth fund has become a global player, but some worry about impulsive, risky bets
Aug 16, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context
Jennifer Smith / Wall Street Journal:
Freight load-matching startup Cargomatic, which uses an app to connect cargo and drivers, raises $35M Series B led by Warburg Pincus   —  A $35 million injection will help the business expand after its rocky start in the freight load-matching technology sector
Aug 15, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum has continued to show up at least monthly at the Facebook office to secure his stock rewards of ~$450M   —  Jan Koum said he was leaving Facebook in April, but has been making periodic appearances in the office to secure stock rewards
Aug 15, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context

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