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Airspace Technologies, an online platform for time-critical shipping like getting blood samples delivered to a lab or organs to a hospital, raises…

Heather Somerville / Reuters : Airspace Technologies, an online platform for time-critical shipping like getting blood samples delivered to a lab or organs to a hospital, raises $20M Series B   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The latest startup aiming to bring new technology to the business of moving around cargo …

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How Definers provided reporters with ammunition to suggest senators grilling Sheryl Sandberg were hypocritical for criticizing Facebook (New York…

New York Times : How Definers provided reporters with ammunition to suggest senators grilling Sheryl Sandberg were hypocritical for criticizing Facebook   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A small firm called Definers Public Affairs brought the dark arts of Washington's back-room politics to Silicon Valley when …

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Sheryl Sandberg says allegations that she and Zuckerberg hid info about Russian interference are untrue, claims she didn’t know Facebook hired…

Sheryl Sandberg : Sheryl Sandberg says allegations that she and Zuckerberg hid info about Russian interference are untrue, claims she didn't know Facebook hired Definers   —  I want to address some of the claims that have been made in the last 24 hours.  —  On a number of issues - including spotting …

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Oracle to acquire San Jose-based SD-WAN company Talari Networks, which was founded in 2009 and has so far received $53.5M in VC funding (Mike…

Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE : Oracle to acquire San Jose-based SD-WAN company Talari Networks, which was founded in 2009 and has so far received $53.5M in VC funding   —  Oracle Corp. said today it's acquiring a software-defined wide area network company called Talari Networks Inc. in order to build out its cloud and networking businesses.

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Sony says it has sold 86.1M units of PlayStation 4 since the console debuted 5 years ago, 777.9M copies of software were sold on the platform (Mike…

Mike Minotti / VentureBeat : Sony says it has sold 86.1M units of PlayStation 4 since the console debuted 5 years ago, 777.9M copies of software were sold on the platform   —  Sony revealed today that the PlayStation 4 has sold over 86.1 million systems.  The info came in a blog post celebrating the console's fifth anniversary.

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Sony says it will not attend next year’s E3, the annual video game trade show, the first time in E3’s 24-year history that Sony will not be there…

Brian Crecente / Variety : Sony says it will not attend next year's E3, the annual video game trade show, the first time in E3's 24-year history that Sony will not be there   —  Sony Interactive Entertainment, currently riding high on record sales of its PlayStation 4 gaming console, won't be hosting its annual press conference …

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Nvidia Q3: revenue of $3.18B, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.24B est., gaming revenue of $1.76B, vs. $1.89B est., and net income of $1.2B; stock down 16%+ (CNBC)

CNBC : Nvidia Q3: revenue of $3.18B, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.24B est., gaming revenue of $1.76B, vs. $1.89B est., and net income of $1.2B; stock down 16%+   —  Nvidia stock fell as much as 19 percent Thursday after the company reported earnings for the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, which ended on Oct. 28.

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Nvidia Q3: revenue of $3.18B, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.24B est., gaming revenue of $1.76B, vs. $1.89B est., and net income of $1.2B; stock down 16%+ after…

CNBC : Nvidia Q3: revenue of $3.18B, up 21% YoY, vs. $3.24B est., gaming revenue of $1.76B, vs. $1.89B est., and net income of $1.2B; stock down 16%+ after hours   —  Nvidia stock fell as much as 19 percent Thursday after the company reported earnings for the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, which ended on Oct. 28.

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Facebook’s second content moderation report: from April to September, 1.5B fake accounts were closed and 23.3M instances of violent content were…

Adi Robertson / The Verge : Facebook's second content moderation report: from April to September, 1.5B fake accounts were closed and 23.3M instances of violent content were removed   —  Facebook's latest transparency report shows a big jump in spam and violent content takedowns, some advances in proactively identifying hate speech …

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Citrix says it acquired Sapho, which makes micro-apps for team collaboration apps like Slack, for $200M in an all cash deal; Sapho has raised $27.9M…

Khari Johnson / VentureBeat : Citrix says it acquired Sapho, which makes micro-apps for team collaboration apps like Slack, for $200M in an all cash deal; Sapho has raised $27.9M   —  Citrix Systems today announced it acquired Sapho in an all-cash $200 million deal, a Citrix spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email.

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FCC approves an order that will let some US phones access EU’s Galileo satellite system, potentially improving GPS (Makena Kelly/The Verge)

Makena Kelly / The Verge : FCC approves an order that will let some US phones access EU's Galileo satellite system, potentially improving GPS   —  The commission approved an order that will allow consumer devices to tap into a European satellite system  —  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

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