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Match fires Tinder comms VP, Rosette Pambakian, others; emails show Pambakian blames lawsuit, CEO says Pambakian’s refusal to talk without lawyer led…

Ashley Carman / The Verge : Match fires Tinder comms VP, Rosette Pambakian, others; emails show Pambakian blames lawsuit, CEO says Pambakian's refusal to talk without lawyer led to firing   —  The Verge obtained an email exchange between her and Match's CEO  —  Multiple Tinder employees who sued the dating app's parent company …

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Blythe Masters, CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings and a former JPMorgan executive, will step down as CEO but remain on its board (Jeff…

Jeff John Roberts / Fortune : Blythe Masters, CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings and a former JPMorgan executive, will step down as CEO but remain on its board   —  Blythe Masters left her job as a high-flying JPMorgan Chase executive in 2014, and soon after became CEO of Digital Asset, a blockchain startup that caters to banks and startups.

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Lighthouse, a startup backed by Andy Rubin that was building AI-enabled security cameras, is shutting down; Lighthouse had raised $20M (Aaron…

Aaron Tilley / The Information : Lighthouse, a startup backed by Andy Rubin that was building AI-enabled security cameras, is shutting down; Lighthouse had raised $20M   —  A startup building an advanced artificial intelligence-enabled security camera, called Lighthouse, is shutting down.  Founded in 2015 …

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Amnesty International calls Twitter a “toxic place for women” in a study of 288,000 tweets aimed at 778 female journalists and politicians from the US…

Emily Dreyfuss / Wired : Amnesty International calls Twitter a “toxic place for women” in a study of 288,000 tweets aimed at 778 female journalists and politicians from the US and UK   —  FOR MANY WOMEN, especially journalists, politicians, and other public figures, Twitter is something to endure.

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Uber says it has been given approval by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads in Pittsburgh (Andrew J….

Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge : Uber says it has been given approval by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads in Pittsburgh   —  It's been nine months since a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in Arizona  —  Uber has been given the green light by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads.

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On January 8, Oath, which was created from Verizon’s acquisitions of Yahoo and AOL, will be rebranded as Verizon Media Group (Guru Gowrappan/Verizon)

Guru Gowrappan / Verizon : On January 8, Oath, which was created from Verizon's acquisitions of Yahoo and AOL, will be rebranded as Verizon Media Group   —  Verizon Media Group will replace the Oath brand, representing our strong alignment as a core pillar of Verizon's business.  —  I'm excited today to share …

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Coinbase is rolling out Coinbase Convert, which enables crypto-to-crypto trading for its retail customers via its website and mobile apps, in the…

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk : Coinbase is rolling out Coinbase Convert, which enables crypto-to-crypto trading for its retail customers via its website and mobile apps, in the coming days   —  Coinbase users can begin trading cryptocurrencies directly with other cryptocurrencies, the exchange startup said Monday.

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