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Facebook pivots into Stories
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 In its biggest change in a decade, Facebook is evolving from text and link-focused sharing to the visual communication format it admits “Snapchat has really pioneered.” Starting today, all users will soon have access to the new Facebook Camera feature that lets them overlay special effects on photos and videos. They can then share this […]






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Crunch Report | Uber Releases Its Diversity Report
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Tencent invests huge in Tesla, Uber releases its diversity report, Elon Musk’s new company Neuralink, and Twitch gets the itch to start selling games. All this on Crunch Report. Read More






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Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley
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 Speaking at the PBWC Conference in San Francisco today, Hillary Clinton called on Silicon Valley to improve diversity and inclusion, particularly by introducing paid parental leave policies. Clinton mentioned Uber and its recent sexual harassment scandal as an example of a company struggling with inclusion, and cited Salesforce as a company making positive strides on […]






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Industrious buys PivotDesk, raises $25M to be WeWork without startup bros
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 In the recruiting wars, a cool office is critical. Not just for scrappy startups, but big businesses with regional HQs, as well. So while WeWork signs questionable 20-year leases to provide desks for twenty-something engineers, Industrious is taking a more classy and conservative approach to coworking space. Read More






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Sign up for 2-for-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin by April 4
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 Time to wake up people. Disrupt Berlin is going to be the best, most efficient and deal-friendly startup you will go to this year. But even though you’ve heard the rumblings, you haven’t yet signed up for 2-for-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2017. That’s cool, we get it, you’re busy. But… you don’t want to […]






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Logistics startup Turvo emerges from stealth with $25 million in Series A funding
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 Turvo, a two-year-old, Sunnyvale, Ca.-based company, is emerging today with an idea so ambitious that investors have provided it with $25 million in Series A funding to chase it. What it wants to do: connect people looking to have things shipped, which¬†doesn’t sound so unlike what a lot of both traditional and newer¬†companies want to […]






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Wrench raises $4 million to bring auto repairs to your door
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 A Seattle startup called¬†Wrench¬†has raised $4 million in Series A funding for an app that sends certified¬†auto mechanics to the customer’s door. The¬†round was led by Madrona Venture Group, according to Wrench CEO and co-founder Ed Petersen. In general, people¬†dread¬†cars repairs. According to a AAA survey, 2 out of 3 people in the U.S. don’t […]






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Uber to pull out of Denmark, blaming new taxi law
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 Uber says is will pull out of Denmark next month, on April 18, after the government agreed a new taxi law that introduces additional requirements such as mandatory fare meters and seat sensors. Read More






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Tinder Online is a new web version of the dating app
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 Tinder is today introducing a new way for users to access the platform with the launch of Tinder Online, a web-optimized version of the dating app so people can Tinder at their desktops. Tinder Online still requires that you sign on to your account through Facebook, and it doesn’t include any of Tinder’s revenue features […]






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