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Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content (Will Sommer/The Daily…

Will Sommer / The Daily Beast : Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content   —  Alex Jones may have lost his main accounts, but he still has plenty to communicate with on Twitter.  —  Alex Jones and his InfoWars outlet were permanently banned …

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Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content (Will Sommer/The Daily…

Will Sommer / The Daily Beast : Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content   —  Alex Jones may have lost his main accounts, but he still has plenty to communicate with on Twitter.  —  Alex Jones and his InfoWars outlet were permanently banned …

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Oh My Green, a health-food delivery startup for offices that gives its customers personalized recommendations for meals and snacks, raises $20M seed…

Kate Clark / TechCrunch : Oh My Green, a health-food delivery startup for offices that gives its customers personalized recommendations for meals and snacks, raises $20M seed round   —  Kate Clark @kateclarktweets / 2 days  —  In its first institutional funding round, Oh My Green has raised $20 million from Initialized Capital …

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Sources: data mining giant Palantir is weighing an IPO as soon as H2 2019; some bankers have told the firm it could IPO with a valuation of as much as…

Rob Copeland / Wall Street Journal : Sources: data mining giant Palantir is weighing an IPO as soon as H2 2019; some bankers have told the firm it could IPO with a valuation of as much as $41B   —  Bankers have told the firm it could go public with a valuation as high as $41 billion  —  Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies Inc. …

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Tim Berners-Lee’s Web Foundation finds a 12% slowdown in the global growth of internet access between 2007 and 2017, with African women the least…

Ian Sample / The Guardian : Tim Berners-Lee's Web Foundation finds a 12% slowdown in the global growth of internet access between 2007 and 2017, with African women the least connected   —  Report showing dramatic decline in internet access growth suggests digital revolution will remain a distant dream for billions of people

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How Silicon Valley’s rich can defer or even avoid capital gains tax, via a provision that Sean Parker helped craft, by investing in low-income…

Theodore Schleifer / Recode : How Silicon Valley's rich can defer or even avoid capital gains tax, via a provision that Sean Parker helped craft, by investing in low-income Opportunity Zones   —  Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones.  Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in.

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An in-depth analysis of how the Apple Podcasts top charts are being manipulated, and how that affects the podcast ecosystem, which relies on Apple’s…

Dave Zohrob / Chartable : An in-depth analysis of how the Apple Podcasts top charts are being manipulated, and how that affects the podcast ecosystem, which relies on Apple's directory   —  How did an unknown show about real estate beat out Serial, Dr. Death, and The Daily?  —  Something weird has been happening on the Apple podcast charts lately.

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A close look at the suit against Facebook on video metrics and a look back at many statements from publishers pivoting to video as Facebook touted the…

Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab : A close look at the suit against Facebook on video metrics and a look back at many statements from publishers pivoting to video as Facebook touted the medium   —  “It will probably be all video.”  —  In June 2016, Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook's VP for Europe, the Middle East and Africa …

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Clippers CourtVision, which uses AI and AR to enhance LA Clippers games on screen, launches Wednesday, backed by Steve Ballmer and built by Second…

Todd Bishop / GeekWire : Clippers CourtVision, which uses AI and AR to enhance LA Clippers games on screen, launches Wednesday, backed by Steve Ballmer and built by Second Spectrum   —  LOS ANGELES — Steve Ballmer has launched plenty of products in high-stakes situations, but this takes it to a new level.

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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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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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