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Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Inside Uber before its self-driving car killed a pedestrian: sources describe infighting, “perverse” incentives, and questionable decisions   —  Samantha Lee/Business Insider; Natalie Behring/REUTERS  — On March 18 one of Uber's self-driving cars killed a pedestrian …
Nov 19, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
Medium CEO Ev Williams says he will be raising more money; Medium has raised $132M, has 90M MAUs, and publishes 20K articles per day   —  - Ev Williams needs more money for Medium, which he says is still not profitable.  — Medium has received $132 million from investors so far.
Nov 9, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Zoë Bernard / Business Insider:
Sources: Mary Meeker is seeking to raise around $1.25B for her new growth fund   —  - The famed tech investor Mary Meeker is aiming to raise about $1.25 billion for her new growth fund, multiple sources tell Business Insider.  — Meeker, a longtime partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers …
Nov 9, 2018, 10:16 AMIn context
Rosalie Chan / Business Insider:
Dropbox reports Q3 revenue of $360.3M, up 26% YoY, beating expectations, says it had 12.3M paid users, up from 10.4M a year ago; stock closes up 3%+   —  - Dropbox has been trying to break into the enterprise space, but investors and analysts see that as a big challenge, since its service was originally targeted at consumers.
Nov 8, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Sources: Apple held multiple acquisition talks with Leap Motion, beginning in 2013 and most recently in spring 2018, when Apple made an offer between $30M-$50M   —  - Apple has offered to buy augmented reality startup Leap Motion multiple times, most recently in the spring of 2018.
Oct 31, 2018, 10:32 AMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Facebook says it is banning the far-right Proud Boys and co-founder Gavin McInnes from Facebook and Instagram after violent NY attack on protesters in October   —  - Facebook is banning accounts and groups associated with The Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group linked to political violence in the US.
Oct 30, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Leap Motion loses VP of design and global creative director Keiichi Matsuda; sources say the company has moved out of its SF office to cut costs   —  - Leap Motion, a company that specializes in developing VR and AR software and hardware, has lost its VP of design, Keiichi Matsuda.
Oct 24, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Huawei says it will not be selling its latest flagships, the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, in the US after its predecessor was dropped by US carriers and Best Buy   —  - Huawei won't be selling its latest flagship devices, the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones, in the US.
Oct 22, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Legal chatbot service DoNotPay now helps users lock down privacy settings of social media accounts and sue companies that expose users' data through hacks   —  - Automated legal tool DoNotPay is trying to help people lock down their online privacy settings and sue companies that get hacked.
Oct 11, 2018, 7:20 AMIn context
Rosalie Chan / Business Insider:
LinkedIn announces new AI-powered tools to surface diverse candidates as part of its Talent Insight product   —  - LinkedIn is announcing new artificial intelligence features to help recruiters hire more diverse candidates.  — The feature, which is now rolling out in the U.S. …
Oct 10, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context

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