Thursday , July 19 2018

Insight Venture Partners closes on its largest fund with $6.3 billion – TechCrunch

Insight Venture Partners closes on its largest fund with $6.3 billion – TechCrunch Insight Venture Partners that it has raised $6.3 billion for its latest (and largest ever) fund as technology investors continue to amass increasingly large war chests. In the wake of SoftBank’s massive $100 billion Vision Fund, investors …

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Facebook and Instagram change to crack down on underage children – TechCrunch

Facebook and Instagram change to crack down on underage children – TechCrunch Facebook and Instagram will more proactively lock the accounts of users its moderators suspect are below the age of 13. Its former policy was to only investigate accounts if they were reported specifically for being potentially underage. But …

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Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google – TechCrunch

Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google – TechCrunch In other news bears shit in the woods. In today’s second day Trump news: President ‘The Donald’ has seized, belatedly, on the European Commission’s announcement yesterday that it had found Google guilty of three types of illegal antitrust behavior with …

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Cloudflare launches the Athenian Project to protect election websites

Cloudflare launches the Athenian Project to protect election websites Cloudflare has launched a new initiative, called the Athenian Project, to protect electoral websites from online attacks. The service is available free of charge to state and local governments, and offers Cloudflare’s enterprise-level security and reliability services. Cloudflare’s sevices will ensure …

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Even raises $40m to transform the working class to the savings class – TechCrunch

Even raises $40m to transform the working class to the savings class – TechCrunch The working class of the United States doesn’t get many breaks these days. It’s not just a function of low pay and long hours, but also the incredible uncertainty of income and expenses that makes surviving …

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IBM Watson Health and the VA extends partnership in cancer research – TechCrunch

IBM Watson Health and the VA extends partnership in cancer research – TechCrunch IBM Watson Health and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) announced today their continued partnership to use Watson’s artificial intelligence to support Veterans suffering from late stage cancer. While perhaps better known as a Jeopardy! winner than an …

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