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Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran…

Twitter Safety / @twittersafety : Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran   —  Working with our industry peers today, we have suspended 284 accounts from Twitter for engaging in coordinated manipulation. Based on our existing analysis, it appears many of these accounts originated from Iran.

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Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran…

Twitter Safety / @twittersafety : Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran   —  Working with our industry peers today, we have suspended 284 accounts from Twitter for engaging in coordinated manipulation. Based on our existing analysis, it appears many of these accounts originated from Iran.

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Best deals for Tuesday: Save on the Apple iPad Mini, Amazon Echo Show, Cloud Cams, Coleman camping gear, and … – Mashable

Mashable Best deals for Tuesday: Save on the Apple iPad Mini, Amazon Echo Show, Cloud Cams, Coleman camping gear, and ... Mashable Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Today is a great day to save on Amazon devices, camping gear, and more. Image: Amazon/Walmart/Target/ Mashable Photo Composite.

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Sources: Benchmark plans to keep its next fund, expected early next year, about the same size as its previous ones, eschewing trend in VC to raise…

Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal : Sources: Benchmark plans to keep its next fund, expected early next year, about the same size as its previous ones, eschewing trend in VC to raise larger funds   —  Early bets on Uber, WeWork and Snap have delivered unrivaled returns in one fund, but the venture-capital firm resists getting bigger

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A look at Facebook’s voice ambitions: from developing a speech recognition feature for Facebook and Messenger apps called Aloha to patents for a…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : A look at Facebook's voice ambitions: from developing a speech recognition feature for Facebook and Messenger apps called Aloha to patents for a speaker device   —  Code reveals unlaunched speech recognition feature  —  Facebook has been a bit slow to adopt the voice computing revolution.

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Contractor Booz Allen wins $1.03B six-year contract to extend cybersecurity capabilities at many federal agencies including DHS, GSA, NASA, USPS, and…

Stephanie Condon / ZDNet : Contractor Booz Allen wins $1.03B six-year contract to extend cybersecurity capabilities at many federal agencies including DHS, GSA, NASA, USPS, and Treasury   —  The contractor is now responsible for securing nearly 80 percent of the .gov enterprise.  —  The US Department of Homeland Security …

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Federal court filing: Uber harassment case settlement will award $1.9M in damages across 56 current and former employees who filed claims (Peter…

Peter Blumberg / Bloomberg : Federal court filing: Uber harassment case settlement will award $1.9M in damages across 56 current and former employees who filed claims   —  The cost of Uber Technologies Inc.'s sexual harassment scandal is now itemized: 56 current and former employees who filed claims stand to collect an average of $33,928.57.

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JPMorgan Chase to debut You Trade service next week, letting investors make up to 100 free trades within first year, via Chase’s mobile app and on its…

Hugh Son / CNBC : JPMorgan Chase to debut You Trade service next week, letting investors make up to 100 free trades within first year, via Chase's mobile app and on its site   —  - J.P. Morgan's new digital brokerage service comes with free trades, portfolio building tool and access to equity research.

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Sequoia announces a new $695M fund aimed at India and Southeast Asia, its fifth such fund since expanding to India in 2006 (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch : Sequoia announces a new $695M fund aimed at India and Southeast Asia, its fifth such fund since expanding to India in 2006   —  Sequoia has announced the close of its newest fund for India and Southeast Asia.  The firm has raised $695 million for this fund, which is its fifth since it expanded into India 12 years ago.

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Y Combinator says it’s accepting all 15,000+ applicants to its Startup School program after a glitch sent acceptance emails to those who had been…

Shona Ghosh / Business Insider : Y Combinator says it's accepting all 15,000+ applicants to its Startup School program after a glitch sent acceptance emails to those who had been rejected   —  - Y Combinator emailed tech founders this week saying they had been accepted into Startup School, its free online course for entrepreneurs.

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