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Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Court changes Mt. Gox bankruptcy into civil rehabilitation, allowing Mt. Gox customer compensation in bitcoins, which will more than cover their losses in cash   —  A Japanese court ruled Friday to pull infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox out of bankruptcy, opening the door for at least $1 billion worth …
Jun 22, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Agari, which uses AI and cloud-based analysis to detect and intercept spear-phishing attacks, raises $40M Series E led by Goldman Sachs   —  An email from the boss typically gets your attention.  Unfortunately, fraudsters know this too and are increasingly using email impersonations to launch their scams.
Jun 22, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Sources: nonprofit financial platform Stellar in talks to buy Chain, a startup building blockchain tech for the finance industry, for $500M in Stellar's Lumens   —  Stellar is in talks to acquire Chain, the San Francisco-based startup building blockchain technology for the financial industry, according to people familiar with the deal.
Jun 20, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Brex, a fintech startup that provides a credit card for startups and is backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, raises $50M Series B led by YC   —  Brex, a fintech startup backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, has raised $50 million in new venture capital, the company announced Tuesday.
Jun 19, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Big data analytics service Splunk buys VictorOps, an incident management platform, for $120M, following its $350M acquisition of Phantom Cyber earlier this year   —  Big data-cruncher Splunk is acquiring VictorOps, a Boulder, Colo.-based startup whose tools help software developers collaborate …
Jun 11, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Researchers demonstrate how Siri's suggestions can be used for phishing by tricking users into thinking they received a message or call from someone they know   —  A month ago I was milling about a hotel room in New Orleans, procrastinating my prep for on-stage sessions at a tech conference, when I received a startling iMessage.
Jun 10, 2018, 9:55 PMIn context
Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Q&A with Melinda Gates, who is investing in women-led and minority-focused venture firms through her investment and incubation company Pivotal Ventures   —  Melinda Gates needs no introduction.  —  She has been the co-chair of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for 18 years.
May 31, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
DFINITY, an a16z-backed blockchain-based cloud computing project, to give $35M worth of tokens to backers; US citizens excluded due to “regulatory uncertainty”   —  Dfinity, a blockchain project that aspires to challenge Amazon Web Services, on Tuesday said it will distribute …
May 29, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
A look at JPMorgan Chase's Quorum, an open source project blurring the lines between private enterprise blockchains and public blockchains like Ethereum, Zcash   —  Amber Baldet flings an oversize yellow die atop a display counter at a Best Buy near Times Square in Manhattan.  —  Five.
May 27, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
David Meyer / Fortune:
Digital privacy activist Max Schrems files official GDPR complaints against Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram over forced consent   —  Europe's sweeping new data privacy regime came into effect this morning, and privacy activists are not wasting time in flexing their muscles.
May 25, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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Zoho:
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