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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: stock-trading app Robinhood is raising around $350M led by DST Global at a $5.6B valuation, a fourfold increase in one year   —  Russian firm DST Global is leading the $350 million investment in the stock-trading app  —  Robinhood Financial LLC is set to be valued at about $5.6 billion …
Mar 15, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Former recruiter sues Google, says YouTube set minority hiring quotas, stopped hiring white and Asian males last year for tech jobs, fired him for complaining   —  A former employee alleges tech firm set quotas for hiring minorities  —  YouTube last year stopped hiring white and Asian males …
Mar 1, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Sources say Google dominated Coalition for Better Ads' research and review process, which helped determine ads that will be blacklisted by Chrome   —  Critics say the search giant's ad-blocking plan—which will screen out certain types of ads in its Google Chrome browser—is self-serving
Feb 14, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Only one of the top five largest US tech firms, Apple, has announced major changes to its cash allocation strategy as a result of tax reform   —  Tech firms lobbied for the tax overhaul in part because it promised a one-time discounted rate of up to 15.5% on those holdings
Feb 5, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Startups aim to provide an alternative route to internet access via VPNs and mesh networks, amid net neutrality repeal, but their approaches are as yet unproven   —  From VPNs to mesh networks, efforts to find an alternative route to internet access are gaining ground in Silicon Valley
Dec 30, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of US deputy CTO Michael Kratsios, who comes from Thiel-founded VC firm and oversees ~45 staff of director-less Office of Science and Technology Policy   —  Tech adviser Michael Kratsios is working on a policy agenda, but he needs some of the president's staunchest critics to cooperate
Nov 14, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
The National Venture Capital Association sues the Trump administration for delaying immigration program meant to help foreign-born startup founders stay in US   —  Association claims DHS illegally delayed program meant to help foreign-born founders of startups stay in U.S.
Sep 19, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DoJ opens preliminary probe into whether Uber executives breached Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Uber says it's working with DoJ on the probe   —  Justice Department opens preliminary probe into whether managers at ride-sharing firm breached Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Aug 29, 2017, 5:14 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
Wall Street Journal:
VCs, entrepreneurs are divided over whether they'd accept funding from Saudi Arabia, as tech deals make up a growing percentage of sovereign-wealth portfolios   —  Investment of $3.5 billion in Uber prompts discussion among venture-capitalists, entrepreneurs
Jul 18, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context

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