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    French startup Shift Technology, which uses AI to help insurance providers detect and prevent fraud, raises $220M Series D at a $1B+ valuation, led by Advent

    Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: French startup Shift Technology, which uses AI to help insurance providers detect...

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    Vida Health, a virtual care app for patients with chronic conditions, raises $110M Series D led by General Atlantic, Centene, and AXA Venture Partners

    Mallory Hackett / MobiHealthNews: Vida Health, a virtual care app for patients with chronic conditions, raises...

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    Sources: Tencent is in talks with CFIUS to negotiate agreements that would allow the company to keep its ownership stakes in Riot Games and Epic Games

    Reuters: Sources: Tencent is in talks with CFIUS to negotiate agreements that would allow the company...

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    Una Brands, which acquires and consolidates third party sellers across e-commerce platforms in the Asia-Pacific region, launches with $40M in debt and equity

    Catherine Shu / TechCrunch: Una Brands, which acquires and consolidates third party sellers across e-commerce platforms...

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    Nick Clegg, who shaped Facebook's handling of Donald Trump, will lead the final decision-making process after the Oversight Board handed it back to Facebook

    New York Times: Nick Clegg, who shaped Facebook's handling of Donald Trump, will lead the final...

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    Cymulate, which tests clients' networks by running simulated machine learning-based cyber attacks, raises $45M Series C led by One Peak Partners

    Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Cymulate, which tests clients' networks by running simulated machine learning-based cyber attacks,...

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    Finnish mobile games company Metacore raises $180M in a debt round from Tencent's Supercell to scale its first game Merge Mansion, which has 800K+ DAUs

    Mike Butcher / TechCrunch: Finnish mobile games company Metacore raises $180M in a debt round from...

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    Zynga to acquire Chartboost, a mobile programmatic ad service reaching 700M+ MAUs, for $250M in cash; Zynga says deal will help it grow as IDFA changes roll out

    Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Zynga to acquire Chartboost, a mobile programmatic ad service reaching 700M+ MAUs,...

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    Billboard says it will publish a ranking of the most popular songs in the US based on Twitter conversations; the chart will be updated daily

    Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg: Billboard says it will publish a ranking of the most popular songs...

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    Twilio reports Q1 revenue of $590M, up 62% YoY, vs. $533.4 est., with loss of $206.5M, up from $94.8M last year, and 235K active customer accounts, up 23.6% YoY

    M. Corey Goldman / TheStreet: Twilio reports Q1 revenue of $590M, up 62% YoY, vs. $533.4...

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    PayPal beats with Q1 revenue of $6.03B, up 31% YoY, with record $285B in total payments volume, up 50% YoY, and added 14.5M new active accounts

    Emily Bary / MarketWatch: PayPal beats with Q1 revenue of $6.03B, up 31% YoY, with record...

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    Uber Q1: $2.9B revenue, below estimates, as net loss shrinks to $108M from $968M QoQ due to self-driving unit sale; delivery gross revenue up 166% YoY to $12.5B

    Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC: Uber Q1: $2.9B revenue, below estimates, as net loss shrinks to $108M...

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    NewsWhip: daily social media interactions on stories about Trump fell from ~49M in early Jan. to ~2M by March, largely due to no Trump tweets for media to cover

    Neal Rothschild / Axios: NewsWhip: daily social media interactions on stories about Trump fell from ~49M...

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    The Oversight Board's decision on Trump's Facebook ban failed to send a clear message that a powerful public official can't use Facebook to endanger the public

    Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post: The Oversight Board's decision on Trump's Facebook ban failed to send...

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    Jeff Bezos beat the National Enquirer by bypassing media and appealing directly to regular people, retaliating with the brutal efficiency used to build Amazon

    Brad Stone / Bloomberg: Jeff Bezos beat the National Enquirer by bypassing media and appealing directly...

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    Collective Health, which offers employers a health benefits management platform, raises $280M in funding at a $1.5B post-money valuation

    John Tozzi / Bloomberg: Collective Health, which offers employers a health benefits management platform, raises $280M...

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    Facebook says that Workplace has 7M paid subscribers, up 40% YoY, as it announces new features, like Microsoft 365 and G-Suite calendar integrations

    Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC: Facebook says that Workplace has 7M paid subscribers, up 40% YoY, as...

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    Signal says Facebook shut down its ad account over an Instagram ad campaign that showed the user data Facebook collects to sell ads

    Shoshana Wodinsky / Gizmodo: Signal says Facebook shut down its ad account over an Instagram ad...

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    LoanSnap, whose AI system analyzes users' finances and recommends a loan to improve their financial health, raises $30M Series B led by True Ventures

    Rebecca Szkutak / Forbes: LoanSnap, whose AI system analyzes users' finances and recommends a loan to...

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    Dogecoin's price surged roughly 40% on Tuesday, reaching a market cap of $69B, up 11,000% YTD, and making Dogecoin the fourth-largest cryptocurrency

    Carmen Reinicke / CNBC: Dogecoin's price surged roughly 40% on Tuesday, reaching a market cap of...

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    Dell patches a recently discovered 12-year-old driver vulnerability impacting hundreds of millions of Dell systems, which gives local attackers full PC control

    Catalin Cimpanu / The Record: Dell patches a recently discovered 12-year-old driver vulnerability impacting hundreds of...

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    Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff without announcing any further policy changes and says Basecamp would be “rooting for” employees who recently left the company

    Kim Lyons / The Verge: Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff without announcing any further policy changes...

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    Microsoft open sources Counterfit, an AI security risk assessment tool that comes preloaded with algorithms that can be used to evade and steal AI models

    Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Microsoft open sources Counterfit, an AI security risk assessment tool that comes...

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    At trial, Tim Sweeney contends that the App Store taking “30% off of the top” is an existential threat to Fortnite becoming a metaverse or platform for creators

    Nick Statt / Protocol: At trial, Tim Sweeney contends that the App Store taking “30% off...

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    After teasing a new social media platform, Trump debuts a new section on his website that's effectively a blog, ahead of the Oversight Board's decision on Wed.

    Makena Kelly / The Verge: After teasing a new social media platform, Trump debuts a new...

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    Google reveals the Pixel Buds A-Series in a now-deleted tweet, which mentions a new Fast Pair feature

    Abner Li / 9to5Google: Google reveals the Pixel Buds A-Series in a now-deleted tweet, which mentions...

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    Lyft reports Q1 revenue of $609M, up 7% QoQ and down 36% YoY, vs $558.7M est., active riders of 13.49M vs 12.8M est., and net loss of $427M, up from $398M YoY

    Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC: Lyft reports Q1 revenue of $609M, up 7% QoQ and down 36%...

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    On Day Two of the Apple vs Epic trial, Sweeney said he would have taken an exclusive App Store deal, Apple recounted Epic's praise of Apple's Metal API, more

    Chance Miller / 9to5Mac: On Day Two of the Apple vs Epic trial, Sweeney said he...

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    Intel to invest $3.5B to upgrade its chipmaking plant in New Mexico, resulting in 700 new jobs over three years, as part of CEO Pat Gelsinger's turnaround plan

    Stephen Shankland / CNET: Intel to invest $3.5B to upgrade its chipmaking plant in New Mexico,...

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    Basecamp employees detail an all-hands that led to resignations, including the head of strategy, who questioned the existence of white supremacy at the company

    Casey Newton / The Verge: Basecamp employees detail an all-hands that led to resignations, including the...

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    Apple hires ex-Google AI scientist Samy Bengio, who left Google last month after colleagues' firings; sources: Bengio to lead new AI unit under John Giannandrea

    Reuters: Apple hires ex-Google AI scientist Samy Bengio, who left Google last month after colleagues' firings;...

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    Amazon says its ad-supported streaming video content now reaches more than 120M users every month, up from 20M in January 2020, driven by Twitch

    Megan Graham / CNBC: Amazon says its ad-supported streaming video content now reaches more than 120M...

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    Court docs: Epic's total gross revenue was $5.6B in 2018 and $4.2B in 2019, with the vast majority of revenue coming from Fortnite

    Mitchell Clark / The Verge: Court docs: Epic's total gross revenue was $5.6B in 2018 and...

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    Epic vs. Apple trial begins with Epic attacking the App Store's “walled garden”, arguing Apple's 30% cut is monopolistic; Apple argues 30% is standard practice

    Chance Miller / 9to5Mac: Epic vs. Apple trial begins with Epic attacking the App Store's “walled...

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    SensorTower data shows Clubhouse was downloaded only about 900,000 times in April, down from 2.7M installs in March and from February's peak of 9.6M

    Katie Canales / Insider: SensorTower data shows Clubhouse was downloaded only about 900,000 times in April,...

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    Court docs: in a 2011 email Phil Schiller floated cutting Apple's 30% fee, provided it could still generate $1B in annual App Store profits when the fee was cut

    Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: Court docs: in a 2011 email Phil Schiller floated cutting Apple's 30%...

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    Source: AOL has ~1.5M users paying $10 to $15/month for tech support and ID monitoring service AOL Advantage; dial-up users now number in the “low thousands”

    Alex Sherman / CNBC: Source: AOL has ~1.5M users paying $10 to $15/month for tech support...

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    PortalOne raises $15M seed from Atari, Founders Fund, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, and others for its hybrid gaming/TV show app, coming out of closed beta soon

    Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: PortalOne raises $15M seed from Atari, Founders Fund, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin,...

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    Sony says Discord will be integrated into PlayStation Network starting early 2022; Sony will invest an undisclosed amount in Discord as part of the partnership

    Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat: Sony says Discord will be integrated into PlayStation Network starting early 2022;...

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    Apple releases iOS 14.5.1, watchOS 7.4.1, and macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 with security fixes for flaws in WebKit that Apple says were being actively exploited

    Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple releases iOS 14.5.1, watchOS 7.4.1, and macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 with...

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    Blockchain-based trading platform INX says it estimates it raised $125M from over 7,200K investors in its SEC-approved token and equity offerings

    Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss / Reuters: Blockchain-based trading platform INX says it estimates it raised $125M from over...

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    Twitter opens Spaces, its live audio feature, to anyone with 600+ followers and details plans for Ticketed Spaces, reminders, co-hosting, accessibility, more

    Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Twitter opens Spaces, its live audio feature, to anyone with 600+ followers...

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    Epic vs. Apple trial begins with Epic's opening remarks attacking the App Store's “walled garden”, arguing Apple's 30% cut of in-app purchases is monopolistic

    Joe Rossignol / MacRumors: Epic Games vs. Apple Trial Begins With Opening Remarks Underway  —  The...

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    Kuo: Apple is planning to launch a foldable iPhone with an 8'' QHD+ flexible OLED display in 2023; Kuo says Apple will ship 15M to 20M foldable iPhones in 2023

    Juli Clover / MacRumors: Kuo: Apple is planning to launch a foldable iPhone with an 8"...

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    SensorTower data shows Clubhouse has been downloaded 1.1M times in the Middle East, where its users see it as an open forum to discuss politics and taboo issues

    New York Times: SensorTower data shows Clubhouse has been downloaded 1.1M times in the Middle East,...

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    A look back at Satoshi Nakamoto's role in the Bitcoin project and exchanges with its community, 10 years after the disappearance of the mysterious figure

    Pete Rizzo / Bitcoin Magazine: A look back at Satoshi Nakamoto's role in the Bitcoin project...

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    Dell has agreed to sell Boomi, which specializes in integrating cloud platforms for companies, to Francisco Partners and TPG in a cash deal valued at $4B

    Shiyin Chen / Bloomberg: Dell has agreed to sell Boomi, which specializes in integrating cloud platforms...

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    Teardown of Apple's AirTag: it has a magnet to turn its body into a speaker driver, but still has a more compact design than the Tile Mate or Galaxy SmartTag

    Sam Goldheart / iFixit News: Teardown of Apple's AirTag: it has a magnet to turn its...

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    Sources: Verizon is nearing a deal to sell its media division, including AOL and Yahoo!, to Apollo; deal could be worth ~$5B and be announced as soon as Monday

    Bloomberg: Sources: Verizon is nearing a deal to sell its media division, including AOL and Yahoo!,...

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    SEC filing: Rockley Photonics, developer of sensors that can be used for blood pressure and glucose monitoring, says Apple is currently its biggest customer

    David Phelan / Forbes: SEC filing: Rockley Photonics, developer of sensors that can be used for...