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Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
British digital health firm Babylon raises $60M to improve its AI that diagnoses illnesses, sources say at a valuation of over $200M   —  UK tech group says new funding will help its software predict future health problems  —  Read next … British digital healthcare company Babylon …
Apr 25, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Fortune Capital leads $14M series A in Shanghai-based VR headset maker Shadow Creator to expand internationally   —  Fortune Capital has led a reported RMB100 million (US$14 million) series A round in Shadow Creator, a Shanghai-based visual reality headset device developer.
Apr 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Beijing-based SenseTime, which develops facial recognition tech, announces $60M round led by Sailing Capital; company had revealed a $120M round in December   —  Sailing Capital International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a RMB-denominated investment and loan fund created under the support …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, which represents Google, Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, and others, tells FCC chairman Ajit Pai to keep Obama-era net neutrality rules   —  The D.C. lobbying group for Facebook, Google and others tells FCC Chairman Ajit Pai they have their doubts.
Apr 12, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Twitter executives Adam Bain and Adam Messinger left $35M+ in combined stock awards on table when they quit last year   —  COO Adam Bain and CTO Adam Messinger said bye to a lot of potential cash when they departed.  —  Twitter's top executives are very well paid …
Apr 10, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter now lets brands make “custom hearts” for Periscope live videos, declines to disclose pricing   —  Those little hearts you tap to signal to a live video's creator that you're enjoying the content might look a little different on Twitter in the future.
Apr 10, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Volkswagen invests $180M in Chinese AI startup Mobvoi's Series D, to create a 50:50 joint venture with a voice operated rear-view mirror as an initial product   —  In a further sign of China's technological advancement, Volkswagen Group China, a subsidiary of German automotive giant Volkswagen Group …
Apr 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Jason Rowley / Crunchbase News:
Inside venture capital market in Q1 2017: number of global equity funding rounds increased by 11.9% compared to Q4 2016 but was roughly flat year-over-year   —  The first quarter of 2017 was a period of transition for the global venture capital ecosystem.  —  There are signs that the slight downturn …
Apr 9, 2017, 12:50 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Source: Internet Association, which represents Facebook, Google, Twitter, others, will meet with FCC's Ajit Pai next week to discuss net neutrality rule changes   —  Some in Silicon Valley fear the draft blueprint from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai lacks teeth.  —  A short-lived ceasefire over net neutrality is quickly coming to an end.
Apr 7, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Department of Homeland Security has withdrawn its order to unmask @ALT_uscis Twitter account that criticized Trump, prompting Twitter to drop its lawsuit   —  Just one day after being sued in federal court, Homeland Security has withdrawn its order to unmask the @Alt_USCIS account …
Apr 7, 2017, 1:43 PMIn context

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