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Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain and exchange Bitstamp add support for Ethereum (Robert Hackett/Fortune)

5 hours 52 min ago

Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain and exchange Bitstamp add support for Ethereum  —  Ethereum, a cryptocurrency network and rival to Bitcoin, continues to gain steam in the virtual money world.  —  Two of the longest-operating cryptocurrency businesses said Thursday they will customers to start buying …

Social network Gab, popular among alt-right, says it has raised $1M+ on crowdfunding platform StartEngine (Chris O'Brien/VentureBeat)

6 hours 47 min ago

Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Social network Gab, popular among alt-right, says it has raised $1M+ on crowdfunding platform StartEngine  —  As high-tech firms have begun taking steps to weed out some of the most offensive right-wing hate groups, alternative social network Gab has seen a surge in donations …

Reddit now allows users to upload videos; videos can be up to 15 minutes long, with file sizes of less than 1 GB (Janko Roettgers/Variety)

8 hours 57 min ago

Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Reddit now allows users to upload videos; videos can be up to 15 minutes long, with file sizes of less than 1 GB  —  Videos are coming to Reddit, thanks to a new feature that allows users to upload video clips directly to the service.  Reddit rolled out the new video feature Tuesday …

B2B data platform ZoomInfo was acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners for $240M (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

9 hours 32 min ago

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
B2B data platform ZoomInfo was acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners for $240M  —  ZoomInfo, the subscription-based B2B platform that sells access to company data such as contact details, employment history, and other background information, was acquired earlier this week …

Box announces Google Cloud Vision API integration, available today in private beta (Stephanie Condon/ZDNet)

10 hours 47 min ago

Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
Box announces Google Cloud Vision API integration, available today in private beta  —  The integration is one of Box's first moves to bring machine learning capabilities to its cloud content management platform.  —  In one of its first moves to bring machine learning capabilities …

Facebook will limit the spread of stories in News Feed that feature either fake video play buttons or videos of only a static image (Thuy Ong/The Verge)

11 hours 7 min ago

Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Facebook will limit the spread of stories in News Feed that feature either fake video play buttons or videos of only a static image  —  Like ones that have a fake play button on videos of still images … Facebook has announced two new updates that will limit video clickbait posts from appearing in the News Feed.

Ripcord raises $40M Series B after raising $9.5M Series A in March for its end-to-end paper record digitization service (Brian Heater/TechCrunch)

11 hours 17 min ago

Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Ripcord raises $40M Series B after raising $9.5M Series A in March for its end-to-end paper record digitization service  —  Bay Area startup Ripcord just scored a $40 million Series B, following its successful launch earlier this year.  By all accounts, the company has apparently hit …

Facebook starts offering in-stream-only video ad units that will play as users watch videos on Facebook (Tim Peterson/Marketing Land)

11 hours 27 min ago

Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook starts offering in-stream-only video ad units that will play as users watch videos on Facebook  —  Advertisers can buy video ads from Facebook that will only be served when people are viewing a video, increasing the likelihood that people will watch them.

Alibaba leads $1.1B investment in Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

11 hours 37 min ago

Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba leads $1.1B investment in Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia  —  Alibaba has continued its push into Southeast Asia after it led a $1.1 billion investment in Tokopedia, an e-commerce firm based in Indonesia.  —  A valuation for the deal was not announced …

China issues warning to Alibaba's Taobao.com, other e-commerce marketplaces to remove VPN tools selling on their platforms (Cate Cadell/Reuters)

11 hours 47 min ago

Cate Cadell / Reuters:
China issues warning to Alibaba's Taobao.com, other e-commerce marketplaces to remove VPN tools selling on their platforms  —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have issued a warning to the country's top e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba Holding Group Ltd's (BABA.N) Taobao.com …

Alleged renderings of LG V30 show off handset from multiple angles (Justin Duino/9to5Google)

12 hours 22 min ago

Justin Duino / 9to5Google:
Alleged renderings of LG V30 show off handset from multiple angles  —  We're less than a week away from the official announcement of the V30, but that hasn't stopped leaked images of the handset from emerging.  The latest to surface is a press render of the device that shows off the phone from almost every angle...

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