Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Snyk, which helps developers find vulnerabilities in their open source apps, raises $150M at a $1B+ valuation, led by New York-based private equity firm Stripes — Snyk, a cybersecurity platform that helps developers find vulnerabilities in their open source applications …
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
If Google wants to reach its health care goals, it needs to convince health systems like Ascension to give up their patient data and ease patient concerns — Google hopes that one day it might be able to save your life. As the tech giant moves deeper into healthcare …
New York Times:
Uber has agreed to sell Uber Eats in India to Zomato for 9.99% share in the company; all delivery drivers and basic customer information to be transferred over — The ride-hailing giant agreed to sell Uber Eats in India to rival Zomato, continuing its recent efforts to exit money-losing businesses.
Sundar Pichai / Financial Times:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai says AI is too important not to be regulated and there are real concerns about the potential negative consequences of AI — The writer is chief executive of Alphabet and Google — Growing up in India, I was fascinated by technology. Each new invention changed my family´s life in meaningful ways.
Zheping Huang / Bloomberg:
Sources: ByteDance plans a foray into games, building a team of over 1,000 and buying game studios and title distribution rights; first games coming this spring — - The TikTok proprietor shows ambition beyond short-form video — Hiring spree includes industry veterans and local game studios
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Insurance comparison shopping startup Insurify raises $23M Series A led by MTech Capital and Viola Fintech — The venture-backed insurance world is more than the Lemonades and MetroMiles of the world. There´s more room in the industry for startups to shake things up.
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
An analysis of 40 studies finds that the link between social media use and both depression and anxiety among adolescents is small and inconsistent — A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Amazon says it now partners with 20,000+ neighborhood stores across Tier 1, 2, and 3 cities in India to store and deliver goods under its “I have Space” program — Neighborhood stores dot tens of thousands of cities, towns and villages in India.
Profile of Armslist, the “Craigslist of guns” that offers nearly any kind of gun imaginable and where all transactions are done peer to peer — Inside Armslist, the online ‘gun show that never ends’ — Thomas Caldwell was a veteran in his 60s with a soft physique, oval glasses …
Profile of Armslist, the “Craigslist of guns” that offers nearly every kind of gun imaginable and where all transactions are done peer to peer — Inside Armslist, the online ‘gun show that never ends’ — Thomas Caldwell was a veteran in his 60s with a soft physique, oval glasses …