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Alan Ohnsman / Forbes:
Autonomous truck startup Embark Trucks raises $30M Series B led by Sequoia Capital, bringing total funding to $47M, to expand its fleet from five to 100   —  Embark co-founders Alex Rodrigues, left, and Brandon Moak with their fleet of autonomous semi-trucks at the startup's operations center in Ontario, California.
Jul 19, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Forbes:
Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo lays off majority of staff in the US as insiders say it is scaling back its global operations to focus on China   —  Chris Taylor rides an Ofo bike in Seattle, the company's first city in the U.S. Taylor resigned from Ofo two weeks ago.
Jul 18, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Andreessen Horowitz names Connie Chan a General Partner, ending the VC firm's no-promotion policy   —  Connie Chan is Andreessen Horowitz's first general partner promoted from within.  —  Andreessen Horowitz has prided itself on breaking some of venture capital's long-time norms in its nine years of operation.
Jul 17, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Toast, provider of cloud software for restaurant management, raises $115M Series D at $1.4B valuation led by T. Rowe Price with Tiger Global participating   —  The Toast Go handheld device is one recent addition that's helped Toast score a $1.4 billion valuation from investors.
Jul 10, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
A huge spreadsheet naming ICE employees gets yanked from GitHub and Medium   —  A massive database of current ICE employees scraped from public LinkedIn profiles has been removed from the tech platforms hosting the data.  The project was undertaken by Sam Lavigne, self-described artist …
Jun 21, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Medium and GitHub scrub posts and database containing ICE employee LinkedIn data citing rules against doxxing; Twitter suspends bot tweeting info from database   —  Medium and GitHub say posting the LinkedIn data of a targeted group of employees constitutes doxing.  The artist who made the database disagrees.
Jun 19, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn debuts Your Commute, which lets job-seekers who save their location preferences check the commute times to potential employers, on its mobile app   —  LinkedIn, the social media site that's aimed at people looking to network or otherwise change up their career prospects, is taking a plunge into location-based services.
Jun 7, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub for $7.5B; Nat Friedman, the founder of Xamarin, to be the new CEO of Github   —  Microsoft is acquiring GitHub.  After reports emerged that the software giant was in talks to acquire GitHub, Microsoft is making it official today.
Jun 4, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Jane Lytvynenko / BuzzFeed:
A look at how social networks are being used to illegally sell prescription medications despite Terms of Service that forbid the practice   —  Every social media website reviewed by BuzzFeed News was host to dealers of opioids and other prescription medicine.
Jun 2, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Paul Smith / Financial Review:
Australia-based SafetyCulture, which makes apps for workplace safety inspections and real-time incident reporting by workers, raises ~$45.5M Series C   —  Share via Email  —  Post on facebook wall  —  Post to Linkedin  —  SafetyCulture, a technology company founded in a Townsville garage …
May 23, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context

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