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John Herrman / New York Times:
After wave of neo-Nazi bans, tech firms' censorship policies were shown again to be arbitrary, not derived from moral awakening or newfound sense of civic duty   —  White supremacist marchers had not yet lit their torches when the deletions began.  The “Unite the Right” Facebook page …
Aug 21, 2017, 2:37 PMIn context
Mark Walton / Ars Technica:
AMD Threadripper 1950X review: the High End Desktop platform to beat, better than Skylake-X in almost every way, but needs robust cooling setup and power supply   —  Cheaper, faster, and more feature-rich than Skylake-X—what's not to love?  —  If Ryzen was a polite, if firm way of telling …
Aug 10, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Pamela Barbaglia / Reuters:
Vantiv finalizes $10.4B Worldpay acquisition, says combined company will be called Worldpay   —  LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. credit card processing company Vantiv secured a deal to buy British-based rival Worldpay for 8 billion pounds ($10.4 billion) on Wednesday in a bid to create a $29 billion global payments powerhouse.
Aug 9, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Despite SEC's warning that securities law applies to sale of virtual currencies, 46 ICOs have been announced, 204 moving forward, and only 3 canceled/postponed   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The cautionary words of American regulators have done little to chill a red-hot market for new virtual currencies sold by start-ups.
Aug 8, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
BetterWorks CEO and cofounder Kris Duggan steps down after lawsuit alleges he assaulted a former employee at a company retreat   —  Board searches for replacement; CEO Duggan to become president  —  Suit comes amid wave of industry-wide harassment allegations
Jul 26, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
HMD Global partners with German lens maker Zeiss to design hardware and software for Nokia-branded phones   —  The next wave of Nokia-branded smartphones will carry another well-known name, but from the photography market: Zeiss.  HMD Global, the Finnish startup that's taken over the Nokia phone brand …
Jul 6, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK's Tide raises $14M Series A to challenge big banks with a mobile-first service for SMBs, partners with iwoca to start a loan program offering up to £100K   —  Europe has seen a large wave of startup banks pop up in the last few years — companies like N26, Atom and Monzo that are taking …
Jul 4, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Liz Pelly / CASH Music:
How some popular Spotify playlists in its Browse section are controlled by a small group of firms, some owned by big labels, making or breaking upcoming artists   —  Not all Spotify playlists are created equally.  To begin understanding this, look at them closely.  Literally.
Jun 24, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Suzanne Woolley / Bloomberg:
Crowdfunding for medical expenses on sites like GoFundMe and YouCaring is on the rise and could grow even further if more Americans become uninsured   —  Sites such as GoFundMe and GiveForward are poised for a wave of medical appeals if Trumpcare leaves millions uninsured, and even if it doesn't.
Jun 17, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Intellectual Ventures spin-out Pivotal Commware, developing antenna from metamaterials for software defined radios, raises $17M Series A from Bill Gates, others   —  Pivotal Commware, a year-old metamaterials startup built inside patent licensing and invention business Intellectual Ventures …
Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context

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AI-controlled soaring machine takes flight  —  Microsoft researchers test an autonomous sailplane able to identify, predict and act on complex variables.
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