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Source: Clubhouse raised around $100M from a16z at a $1B post-money valuation (Dan Primack/Axios)

Dan Primack / Axios:Source: Clubhouse raised around $100M from a16z at a $1B post-money valuation  —  Clubhouse, a San Francisco-based audio social network, raised around $100 million led by existing investor Andreessen Horowitz at a $1 billion post-money valuation, Axios has learned.


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Google details its work on a privacy-conscious substitute for cookies, called Federated Learning of Cohorts, with ~95% of conversions/dollar of cookie-based ads (Sara Fischer/Axios)

Sara Fischer / Axios:Google details its work on a privacy-conscious substitute for cookies, called Federated Learning of Cohorts, with ~95% of conversions/dollar of cookie-based ads  —  Google on Monday said new test results show promising signs that the technology it’s hoping will replace cookie-based ad targeting is working.


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Apple launches Time to Walk for Apple Watch and Fitness+, offering 25 to 40 minute episodes of original audio from influential people, available today (Chance Miller/9to5Mac)

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:Apple launches Time to Walk for Apple Watch and Fitness+, offering 25 to 40 minute episodes of original audio from influential people, available today  —  Apple has officially unveiled its new Time to Walk feature for Apple Watch and Apple Fitness+ subscribers.


25 January 2021 0

Melio, a B2B payments startup focused on small businesses, raises $110M Series C2, following an $80M Series C in Sept. 2020, at a $1.3B valuation (Christine Hall/Crunchbase News)

Christine Hall / Crunchbase News:Melio, a B2B payments startup focused on small businesses, raises $110M Series C2, following an $80M Series C in Sept. 2020, at a $1.3B valuation  —  Melio, a fintech company with a presence in New York and Israel, is giving small businesses a way to digitally manage their business-to-business payments and…
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25 January 2021 0

Smart lock maker Latch says it will go public by merging with a SPAC at a $1.56B valuation, expecting to raise ~$450M in cash (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Smart lock maker Latch says it will go public by merging with a SPAC at a $1.56B valuation, expecting to raise ~$450M in cash  —  Deal between startup and SPAC sponsored by property firm values Latch at $1.56 billion  —  Latch Inc., a maker of smart locks and building-management software …


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Autonomous driving startup Uisee raises $150M from investors including Chinese state-backed National Manufacturing Transformation and Upgrade Fund (Rita Liao/TechCrunch)

Rita Liao / TechCrunch:Autonomous driving startup Uisee raises $150M from investors including Chinese state-backed National Manufacturing Transformation and Upgrade Fund  —  There is no lack of state funding for China’s smart driving startups nowadays as the country advances its goal to become a global leader in artificial intelligence in a decade’s time.


25 January 2021 0

NBCUniversal and Twitter announce a multi-year global content partnership to bring live, trending content, like sports highlights, to Twitter (Jessica Bursztynsky/CNBC)

Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC:NBCUniversal and Twitter announce a multi-year global content partnership to bring live, trending content, like sports highlights, to Twitter  —  – Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Twitter on Monday announced a multi-year global content partnership.  — The deal is an effort to expand …


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