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Softbank COO says “there is no certainty” that there will be another Vision Fund, as the firm is “anxiously looking” at fallout from Khashoggi’s…

Financial Times : Softbank COO says “there is no certainty” that there will be another Vision Fund, as the firm is “anxiously looking” at fallout from Khashoggi's disappearance   —  SoftBank has voiced its doubts about the likelihood of a second $100bn Vision Fund for the first time …

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Sources: Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead of…

Financial Times : Sources: Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead of its IPO   —  Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead …

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Profile of GEDmatch, a genealogy website that has helped crack more than a dozen cold cases after it was used to uncover the identity of the Golden…

Heather Murphy / New York Times : Profile of GEDmatch, a genealogy website that has helped crack more than a dozen cold cases after it was used to uncover the identity of the Golden State Killer   —  Fifteen murder and sexual assault cases have been solved since April with a single genealogy website.

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Interview with Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, Joseph Lubin, and others in the Ethereum community looking at the birth, current state, and future of…

Nick Paumgarten / New Yorker : Interview with Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, Joseph Lubin, and others in the Ethereum community looking at the birth, current state, and future of blockchain   —  Inside the ongoing argument over whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the blockchain are transforming the world.

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Advertisers allege in suit that Facebook didn’t disclose key video metric error for over a year and that scale of miscalculation was far worse than…

Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal : Advertisers allege in suit that Facebook didn't disclose key video metric error for over a year and that scale of miscalculation was far worse than understood   —  Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it revealed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed by advertisers.

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