Meir Orbach / CTech:
Tel Aviv-based NeuroBlade, which offers data analytics tools that claim to use processing-in-memory, raises $83M Series B, bringing total funding to $110M — The Israeli startup has developed a new data analytics architecture that eliminates major data movement bottlenecks by integrating the data processing function inside memory
Connie Loizos / TechCrunch:
Tekion, which provides software to help connect car manufacturers, dealers, and buyers, raises $250M Series D, tripling its valuation to $3.5B within a year — A year ago, we told you about the opportunity that former Tesla CIO Jay Vijayan was chasing. His plan?
Santosh Janardhan / Facebook Engineering:
Facebook says a command issued to assess the availability of global backbone capacity caused its outage, in a post offering more details on its recovery efforts — Now that our platforms are up and running as usual after yesterday´s outage, I thought it would be worth sharing a little …
AnnaMaria Andriotis / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Visa plans to trim the fee banks pay Apple for recurring automated payments next year amid discontent in the banking industry; Apple opposes the change — Banks are nudging Visa to change the way it processes some Apple Pay transactions, according to people familiar with the matter
Keith Zubrow / CBS News:
60 Minutes publishes the eight SEC complaints filed by Frances Haugen against Facebook, covering 2020 election, Jan. 6 riots, teen mental health, and more — For the first time, read the whistleblower´s complaints to the SEC that led to 60 Minutes´ report on Facebook.
Catalin Cimpanu / The Record:
Europol announces the arrest of two alleged ransomware gang members in Ukraine, with help from US and French authorities, as some think they may belong to REvil — Two members of a ransomware gang were arrested in Ukraine following a joint international law enforcement operation.
Sohini Podder / Reuters:
Filing: GitLab is looking to raise as much as $624M in its US IPO, targeting a valuation of ~$9B; Gitlab was valued at $6B after a secondary share sale in Jan. — GitLab Inc, a coding platform backed by the likes of ICONIQ Capital and Khosla Ventures, is looking to raise as much as $624 million through …
Tom Strickx / The Cloudflare Blog:
Cloudflare says Facebook appears to be reconnected to the internet with DNS working again, but services will take more time to be fully restored — “Facebook can´t be down, can it?”, we thought, for a second. — Today at 1651 UTC, we opened an internal incident entitled …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
YouTube says YouTube Music users in Canada can access background streaming for free starting November 3, the first time non-Premium users can access the feature — YouTube Music is lifting one of its most annoying limitations — but only in Canada. Today, YouTube announced that beginning November 3rd …
Yoolim Lee / Bloomberg:
Indonesian stock trading app Ajaib raises $153M Series B led by DST Global at a $1B valuation; Robinhood backers Ribbit, ICONIQ, and IVP joined the round — - Robinhood backers DST Global, Ribbit, ICONIQ, IVP joined round — App founded by Stanford MBA classmates targets young traders