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Zain Jaffer, CEO of video ad startup Vungle, put on indefinite leave after charges for attempted murder, lewd act on a child, and more; Vungle has raised $25.5M (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Zain Jaffer, CEO of video ad startup Vungle, put on indefinite leave after charges for attempted murder, lewd act on a child, and more; Vungle has raised $25.5M  —  Zain Jaffer, who founded mobile ad fi.....»»

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Computer vision startup Veo Robotics raises $12M Series A from Lux, GV, Siemens" Next47 (Jeff Engel/Xconomy)

Jeff Engel / Xconomy: Computer vision startup Veo Robotics raises $12M Series A from Lux, GV, Siemens' Next47  —  True artificial intelligence is likely decades away, if it ever comes.  In the meantime, companies are making rob.....»»

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Flexible car ownership marketplace Fair.com raises up to $1B in venture and debt financing from BMW"s iVentures, Penske Automotive Group, Sherpa Capital, others (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Flexible car ownership marketplace Fair.com raises up to $1B in venture and debt financing from BMW's iVentures, Penske Automotive Group, Sherpa Capital, others  —  Fair.com — an all-digital car mar.....»»

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Billboard"s Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts to give more weight to subscription-based streaming services and paid tiers of hybrid services starting in 2018 (Mitchel Broussard/MacRumors)

Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors: Billboard's Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts to give more weight to subscription-based streaming services and paid tiers of hybrid services starting in 2018  —  Billboard has announced that its Hot 100.....»»

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Atlas Informatics, a search engine for your digital footprint, says it is shutting down; Atlas raised $20M+ last November (Todd Bishop/GeekWire)

Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Atlas Informatics, a search engine for your digital footprint, says it is shutting down; Atlas raised $20M+ last November  —  Seattle startup Atlas Informatics, led by Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter, plans.....»»

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Sources: some employees feel Facebook is being used as a scapegoat for 2016 election outcome using flawed hindsight about factors mostly beyond FB"s control (Charlie Warzel/BuzzFeed)

Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed: Sources: some employees feel Facebook is being used as a scapegoat for 2016 election outcome using flawed hindsight about factors mostly beyond FB's control  —  In the summer of 2015, a Facebook engineer w.....»»

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Review of Harman Kardon Invoke, a $199 smart speaker with Microsoft"s Cortana assistant: great sound, sharp design, but it"s twice as costly as Amazon"s Echo (Dan Seifert/The Verge)

Dan Seifert / The Verge: Review of Harman Kardon Invoke, a $199 smart speaker with Microsoft's Cortana assistant: great sound, sharp design, but it's twice as costly as Amazon's Echo  —  A smart speaker for Microsoft's world  &.....»»

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China-based Horizon Robotics, which makes chips that are optimized to run neural networks, is raising $100M Series A+ led by Intel Capital (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: China-based Horizon Robotics, which makes chips that are optimized to run neural networks, is raising $100M Series A+ led by Intel Capital  —  Horizon Robotics, a startup that makes computer chips, is set to complete a $10.....»»

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China-based Horizon Robotics, which makes chips that are optimized to run neural networks, raising $100M Series A+ led by Intel Capital (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: China-based Horizon Robotics, which makes chips that are optimized to run neural networks, raising $100M Series A+ led by Intel Capital  —  Horizon Robotics, a startup that makes computer chips, is set to complete a $100 m.....»»

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Facebook Messenger now lets users send money to friends via PayPal, adds PayPal"s first bot for customer service (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Facebook Messenger now lets users send money to friends via PayPal, adds PayPal's first bot for customer service  —  PayPal users in the U.S. will now be able to send and receive person-to-person payments o.....»»

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Only 22 big tech companies out of 211 surveyed revealed their government-mandated EEO-1 diversity data (Reveal)

Reveal: Only 22 big tech companies out of 211 surveyed revealed their government-mandated EEO-1 diversity data  —  When the popular messaging platform Slack won a fastest-rising startup award last year, the company sent four black f.....»»

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CoinList, provider of ICO management and compliance services, spins out of AngelList into a separate company led by former Sidewire CEO Andy Bromberg (Kia Kokalitcheva/Axios)

Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios: CoinList, provider of ICO management and compliance services, spins out of AngelList into a separate company led by former Sidewire CEO Andy Bromberg  —  CoinList, a provider of financial services for stagin.....»»

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Review of Harman Kardon Invoke on sale Oct. 22: great sound, sharp design, supports only Microsoft calendars, twice as costly as Echo, no multi-account support (Dan Seifert/The Verge)

Dan Seifert / The Verge: Review of Harman Kardon Invoke on sale Oct. 22: great sound, sharp design, supports only Microsoft calendars, twice as costly as Echo, no multi-account support  —  A smart speaker for Microsoft's world .....»»

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Southeast Asian gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Limited, formerly Garena, prices its shares above range at $15, set to raise $884M in NYSE IPO (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch: Southeast Asian gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Limited, formerly Garena, prices its shares above range at $15, set to raise $884M in NYSE IPO  —  Sea, the Singapore-based digital entertainment firm formerly.....»»

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Pew survey of 1,116 technologists and other experts: most say political and social divide feeds misinfo online; 51% say things won"t improve over next decade (Laura Hazard Owen/Nieman Lab)

Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab: Pew survey of 1,116 technologists and other experts: most say political and social divide feeds misinfo online; 51% say things won't improve over next decade  —  It can be nice to hear from experts (ev.....»»

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Intel and Amazon partner to release a new development kit enabling Alexa voice-control capabilities in third-party smart home devices (Duncan Riley/SiliconANGLE)

Duncan Riley / SiliconANGLE: Intel and Amazon partner to release a new development kit enabling Alexa voice-control capabilities in third-party smart home devices  —  Intel Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday they're teaming up.....»»

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Intel Capital announces investments totalling $60M in 15 big data startups, says it has invested a total of $566M in startups in 2017 overall (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Intel Capital announces investments totalling $60M in 15 big data startups, says it has invested a total of $566M in startups in 2017 overall  —  Intel Capital, the investment arm of the processor giant,.....»»

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Sources say launch of Verizon"s new live online TV service, which is separate from Go90, is delayed until Spring 2018 at the earliest (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources say launch of Verizon's new live online TV service, which is separate from Go90, is delayed until Spring 2018 at the earliest  —  Programming deals still in negotiation, strategy seen adrift  —  On.....»»

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Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, launches in private beta, reveals $60M in funding over two rounds, Reid Hoffman on board  —  From rows and columns to custom apps .....»»

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Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming "The Coalition for the American Dream" group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation (Reuters)

Reuters: Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming “The Coalition for the American Dream” group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen maj.....»»

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