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Riva Health exits stealth with $15.5M seed led by Menlo Ventures to build a smartphone app that can measure blood pressure using a camera flash — A scientist and the co-founder of Siri raise millions for a stealthy digital health startup — Riva, founded by scientist Tuhin Sinha … Tags: riva health menlo venturesmascarenhastechcrunch Continue Reading Previous A LOOK AT THE ORIGINS OF CLEARVIEW AI, WHICH FAR-RIGHT ACTIVIST CHARLES JOHNSON SAYS HE CO-FOUNDED, AS IT IS BESIEGED BY LAWSUITS AND INVESTIGATIONS (KASHMIR HILL/NEW YORK TIMES) Next FRANCE SAYS APPLE’S UPCOMING IDFA AD PRIVACY CHANGES ARE NOT ABUSIVE BUT WILL INVESTIGATE…

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Cleo, a parenting support app for working parents offered through employers, raises $40M Series C, bringing its total raised to $83M — One of the key problems affecting women and families today (that sadly Covid-19 has made even more urgent) is the lack of retention and acceleration … Tags: cleo 40m series 83mbutkovicforbes Continue Reading Previous RELIABILITY IMPACTS CITIES’ BUDGETS FOR EV CHARGING Next SPLASHTOP, A REMOTE ACCESS AND SUPPORT SERVICE FOR BUSINESSES, RAISES $50M LED BY SAPPHIRE VENTURES AT A $1B VALUATION (PAUL SAWERS/VENTUREBEAT

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Splashtop, a remote access and support service for businesses, raises $50M led by Sapphire Ventures at a $1B valuation — Splashtop, a remote access and support platform for businesses, has raised $50 million in a round of funding led by Sapphire Ventures, valuing the company at $1 billion. Tags: splashtop 50m 1bsawersventurebeat Continue Reading Previous CLEO, A PARENTING SUPPORT APP FOR WORKING PARENTS OFFERED THROUGH EMPLOYERS, RAISES $40M SERIES C, BRINGING ITS TOTAL RAISED TO $83M (MARIJA BUTKOVIC/FORBES) Next JACK DORSEY HAS LISTED HIS ORIGINAL TWEET, “JUST SETTING UP MY TWTTR”, AS AN NFT ON AUCTION SITE VALUABLES (JAY PETERS/THE…

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ack Dorsey has listed his original tweet, “just setting up my twttr”, as an NFT on auction site Valuables — Apparently you can actually sell your tweets as NFT — Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a man who stans bitcoin right on his Twitter bio … Tags: jack nft valuablespeters theverge Continue Reading Previous SPLASHTOP, A REMOTE ACCESS AND SUPPORT SERVICE FOR BUSINESSES, RAISES $50M LED BY SAPPHIRE VENTURES AT A $1B VALUATION (PAUL SAWERS/VENTUREBEAT) Next AHEAD OF EU RECOMMENDATIONS ON PLATFORM WORKERS, UBER CEO SAYS IT IS READY TO IMPROVE SOCIAL PROTECTIONS FOR GIG WORKERS…

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Ahead of EU recommendations on platform workers, Uber CEO says it is ready to improve social protections for gig workers but new legislation is needed — – EU looks to improve labor conditions for gig economy workers — Uber says it’s willing to improve protections for drivers Tags: uber ceodrozdiakbloomberg Continue Reading Previous JACK DORSEY HAS LISTED HIS ORIGINAL TWEET, “JUST SETTING UP MY TWTTR”, AS AN NFT ON AUCTION SITE VALUABLES (JAY PETERS/THE VERGE) Next SAMSUNG CONFIRMS GALAXY S21 SERIES AND FUTURE DEVICES WILL NOT SUPPORT MST FOR SAMSUNG PAY, WHICH ENABLED IT TO BE USED WITH LEGACY MAGNETIC…

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Samsung confirms Galaxy S21 series and future devices will not support MST for Samsung Pay, which enabled it to be used with legacy magnetic strip terminals — – GALAXY S21- GALAXY S21 ULTRA- GALAXY S21+- NEWS- SAMSUNG — There was some confusion at today’s announcement whether … Tags: s21 mst samsung payhager androidpolice Continue Reading Previous AHEAD OF EU RECOMMENDATIONS ON PLATFORM WORKERS, UBER CEO SAYS IT IS READY TO IMPROVE SOCIAL PROTECTIONS FOR GIG WORKERS BUT NEW LEGISLATION IS NEEDED (NATALIA DROZDIAK/BLOOMBERG) Next BLUE DOT, WHICH HELPS COMPANIES MANAGE THEIR TAX ACCOUNTING, RAISES $32M LED BY IBEX INVESTORS AND…

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HR software company Workday acquires Peakon, which provides SaaS tools for employee retention, in a $700M all-cash deal — Enterprise cloud software giant Workday has announced plans to acquire data-driven human resources (HR) startup Peakon in an all-cash deal worth $700 million. Tags: software workday saas 700msawersventurebeat Continue Reading Previous BLUE DOT, WHICH HELPS COMPANIES MANAGE THEIR TAX ACCOUNTING, RAISES $32M LED BY IBEX INVESTORS AND LUTETIA TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS (INGRID LUNDEN/TECHCRUNCH) Next SPAIN-BASED WALLAPOP, AN ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS MARKETPLACE FOR USED ITEMS AND CRAFTS, RAISES $191M AT AN $840M VALUATION LED BY KORELYA CAPITAL (INGRID LUNDEN/TECHCRUNCH)

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Spain-based Wallapop, an online classifieds marketplace for used items and crafts, raises $191M at an $840M valuation led by Korelya Capital — Through all of the last year’s lockdowns, venue closures, and other social distancing measures that governments have enacted and people have followed … Tags: spainbased wallapop 191m 840m Continue Reading Previous HR SOFTWARE COMPANY WORKDAY ACQUIRES PEAKON, WHICH PROVIDES SAAS TOOLS FOR EMPLOYEE RETENTION, IN A $700M ALL-CASH DEAL (PAUL SAWERS/VENTUREBEAT) Next IN LETTER TO EMPLOYEES, BEZOS SAYS HIS TRANSITION IS NOT A RETIREMENT AND HE’LL USE HIS TIME TO FOCUS ON THE DAY 1 FUND, BEZOS EARTH…

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In letter to employees, Bezos says his transition is not a retirement and he’ll use his time to focus on the Day 1 Fund, Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin, and WaPo — Fellow Amazonians: — I’m excited to announce that this Q3 I’ll transition to Executive Chair of the Amazon Board and Andy Jassy will become CEO. Tags: letter aboutamazon day fund bezos earth Continue Reading Previous SPAIN-BASED WALLAPOP, AN ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS MARKETPLACE FOR USED ITEMS AND CRAFTS, RAISES $191M AT AN $840M VALUATION LED BY KORELYA CAPITAL (INGRID LUNDEN/TECHCRUNCH) Next COURT FILINGS: APPLE IS ASKING VALVE TO PROVIDE EXTENSIVE…

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Court filings: Apple is asking Valve to provide extensive sales data for about 600 games on Steam, as part of Epic lawsuit; Valve has rejected the demand — These lawyers are getting steamed up. — A new court filing has revealed that, as part of the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Epic Games … Tags: court apple valve steam valvestanton pcgamer Continue Reading Previous IN LETTER TO EMPLOYEES, BEZOS SAYS HIS TRANSITION IS NOT A RETIREMENT AND HE’LL USE HIS TIME TO FOCUS ON THE DAY 1 FUND, BEZOS EARTH FUND, BLUE ORIGIN, AND WAPO (ABOUTAMAZON.COM) Next BIDEN’S COVID-19…

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