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Maniv Mobility General Partner Olaf Sakkers is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility

February 14, 2020 0

In case you haven’t heard, TC Sessions: Mobility is back for second year. This one-day event, which will be held May 14 in San Jose,

Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workings

February 13, 2020 0

Facebook has been left red-faced after being forced to call off the launch date of its dating service in Europe because it failed to give

Spaceflight Industries to sell its satellite rideshare launch business to Japan’s Mitsui & Co. and Yamasa

February 12, 2020 0

Spaceflight Industries, owner of both Spaceflight, Inc. and BlackSky, is selling the Spaceflight, Inc. portion of its business to Japanese industrial megacorporation Mitsui & Co,

California’s new privacy law is off to a rocky start

February 9, 2020 0

California’s new privacy law was years in the making. The law, California’s Consumer Privacy Act — or CCPA — became law on January 1, allowing

Ancestry lays off 6% of staff as consumer genetic testing market continues to decline

February 6, 2020 0

Excitement in the consumer genetic testing market continues to show signs of slowing down. In the past two weeks layoffs have hit two of the

TLcom Capital closes $71M Africa fund with plans to back 12 startups

February 5, 2020 0

VC firm TLcom Capital has closed its Tide Africa Fund at $71 million with plans to make up to 12 startup investments over the next

An app tasked with reporting the results of the Iowa caucus has crashed

February 4, 2020 0

A smartphone app tasked with reporting the results of the Iowa caucus has crashed, delaying the result of the first major count in nominating a

Africa Roundup: Trump’s Nigeria ban, Paga’s acquisition and raises — Fluterwave $35M, Sendy $20M

February 4, 2020 0

The first month of the new-year saw Africa enter the fray of U.S. politics. The Trump administration announced last week it would halt immigration from

Trump to halt immigration from Africa’s top tech hub, Nigeria

February 1, 2020 0

The Trump administration announced Friday it would halt immigration from Nigeria — Africa’s most populous nation with the continent’s largest economy and leading tech sector.

Tesla temporarily closes Shanghai factory over coronavirus concerns

January 30, 2020 0

Tesla has shut down its Shanghai factory as part of a broader order by the Chinese government to stem the spread of the coronavirus in

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