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House Democrats plan to investigate the role of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media in the Capitol riot as part of broad inquiry into disinformation (Tony Romm/Washington Post)

Tony Romm / Washington Post:House Democrats plan to investigate the role of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media in the Capitol riot as part of broad inquiry into disinformation  —  The congressional investigation reflects lingering political dissatisfaction with Silicon Valley and the way it handled President Trump


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Some Things For Tesla To Consider As It Moves Into India

Arun Bhat, who is a part of Tesla Club India on Twitter, has a great idea as to what Elon Musk and Tesla can do in India. These suggestions are from the perspective of a Tesla shareholder in India who wants to buy his own Tesla


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Cockroach Labs, which develops the cloud-native SQL database CockroachDB, raises $160M Series E at a $2B valuation led by Altimeter Capital (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Ron Miller / TechCrunch:Cockroach Labs, which develops the cloud-native SQL database CockroachDB, raises $160M Series E at a $2B valuation led by Altimeter Capital  —  Cockroach Labs, makers of CockroachDB, have been on a fundraising roll for the last couple of years.  Today the company announced a $160 million Series E on a fat $2…
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Memo: following its Trump ban, Facebook has told employees to avoid wearing company-branded apparel in public as it might put staff at risk (Alex Heath/The Information)

Alex Heath / The Information:Memo: following its Trump ban, Facebook has told employees to avoid wearing company-branded apparel in public as it might put staff at risk  —  Facebook on Monday told employees to avoid wearing or carrying company-branded clothing and other items in public following the company’s suspension …


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Jellyfish, which develops software engineering management tools, raises $31.5M Series B led by Insight Partners (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:Jellyfish, which develops software engineering management tools, raises $31.5M Series B led by Insight Partners  —  Jellyfish, a software engineering management platform that helps managers align engineering work with business objectives, has raised $31.5 million in a series B round of funding led by Insight Partners.


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Brazil’s indigenous people demand action from Fink

The Association of Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples has written an open letter to BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink, who is expected to publish his annual letter to stakeholders this week. Apib wants BlackRock to end what it calls its “complicity” in the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, and to consult indigenous people as it finalises its new…
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Jedox, which develops financial modeling and analytics software, raises $100M+ led by Insight Partners, bringing its total raised to ~$150M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Jedox, which develops financial modeling and analytics software, raises $100M+ led by Insight Partners, bringing its total raised to ~$150M  —  Organizations today — perhaps more than ever before — are relying on technology to help them figure out what the next weeks, months …


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Modern Treasury, which develops software to help integrate direct banking services with online services, raises $38M led by Altimeter Capital (David Z. Morris/Fortune)

David Z. Morris / Fortune:Modern Treasury, which develops software to help integrate direct banking services with online services, raises $38M led by Altimeter Capital  —  Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you.  To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.


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AirSlate, which automates repetitive business processes, raises $40M, bringing its total raised to $80M (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:AirSlate, which automates repetitive business processes, raises $40M, bringing its total raised to $80M  —  Workflow automation startup AirSlate today announced that it raised $40 million from backers including Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, General Catalyst, and HighSage Ventures.


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Benin euro bond prelude to more Africa issuance

The Republic of Benin on Tuesday launched a euro bond, it’s second entry into international markets since its debut in 2019. Bankers on the deal believe the bond is the beginning of a surge in sub-Saharan African issuance, with other sovereigns including South Africa and Nigeria also expected to enter the bond market in coming…
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