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Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Esports betting startup Unikrn, backed by Mark Cuban, raises $31M in ICO; Unikoin Gold token to act as a medium of exchange for bettors to use on the platform   —  E-sports betting startup Unikrn has raised roughly $31 million in an initial coin offering.  —  The firm collected 112,720 ethers …
Oct 23, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon quietly opens its Influencer Program to YouTube influencers via self-service tool, earning them a commission on promoted products   —  Amazon's Influencer Program, a service that allows social media personalities to earn commissions on the Amazon products they promote …
Aug 24, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
US appeals court rules against patent troll Personal Audio, affirming its podcasting patent is invalid   —  A year after taking up the case, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled in favor of the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its challenge against podcasting patent troll, Personal Audio.
Aug 7, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: Benchmark's Bill Gurley led the effort to build support among fellow Uber investors for a demand that Travis Kalanick resign   —  The plot to oust Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick began almost the moment he announced last week that he was taking a temporary break from the celebrated technology company caught up in scandals.
Jun 21, 2017, 9:18 PMIn context
Recode:
Interview with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on his approach to regulation, net neutrality, investment in broadband infrastructure, media ownership rules, and mergers   —  Net neutrality, antitrust, infrastructure, mergers — it's all here.  —  On this special bonus episode of Recode Decode …
May 5, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
A look at Travis Kalanick's risk taking, from his early startups to Uber, which once led Tim Cook to threaten Kalanick with app removal for breaking store rules   —  Travis Kalanick's drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
Apr 23, 2017, 11:56 AMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Tech community “dumbfounded” by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's remark that AI won't supplant US jobs for “50-100 more years”   —  Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin riled the tech community this morning when he told Axios' Mike Allen that displacement of jobs …
Mar 24, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Contact management service Nimble raises $9M Series A led by Imagen Capital Partners   —  Nimble CEO Jon Ferrara has been around the contacts block a few times.  He was the guy who founded Goldmine, the grandaddy of contact databases.  For the last several years he has been working at Nimble …
Mar 3, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
GOAT raises $25M round led by Accel for its mobile-only marketplace for collectible sneakers, after raising $5M in August 2016   —  Feb 7, 2017, 8:00 amFeb 7, 2017, 1:38 pm  —  The secondary market for collectible shoes continues to grow, leading investors to pump more funds into companies serving sneakerheads.
Feb 10, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Technology:
Review of overlooked tech trends in 2016: faster broadband speeds, growth of digital currencies, the success of tech M&A, more   —  I'm on a flight home to Macon, Georgia, reading Hillbilly Elegy like much of the rest of Silicon Valley.  I'm trying to figure out how I misread the American electorate so fundamentally.
Jan 1, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context

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