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B2B marketplaces will be the next billion-dollar e-commerce startups

The newest business models encompass sampling, data monetization, embedded fintech and more Merritt Hummer Contributor Merritt Hummer is a partner at Bain Capital Ventures, where she invests in the fintech, e-commerce and... Read more »
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Facebook and Instagram notifications warn U.S. users there’s no winner yet in Presidential Election

Facebook and Instagram are running notifications in their respective apps informing U.S. users that the winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election has not yet been determined. In large pop-ups appearing at... Read more »
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Aveine’s Smart Wine Aerator is a huge upgrade for wine lovers — and could create some new ones, too

You might have very good reason to be on a wine kick right now – along with plenty of the rest of the country — so it’s perhaps timely to take a... Read more »
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Apple, Microsoft and other tech stocks roar as the Presidential election narrows to several states

On the back of sizable gains posted yesterday, tech stocks are once again rising sharply in pre-market trading today. Futures concerning the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index are indicating a 3.4% gain this... Read more »
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Shares of Uber, Lyft soar on expected passage of California gig-labor ballot measure

Shares of American ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are sharply higher in pre-market trading this morning on the expected passage of Proposition 22, a California ballot measure that allow tech-enabled, on-demand companies... Read more »
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CA ballot measure that keeps gig workers as independent contractors is projected to pass

Uber, Lyft, Instacart and DoorDash — the major backers of California’s Proposition 22 — are getting their way. The proposition, which will keep gig workers classified as independent contractors, is projected to... Read more »
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Twitter restricts Trump’s tweet claiming that foes would ‘steal’ the election

With key wins notched in a few states, Trump didn’t declare victory prematurely on election night as social media companies feared — but he did baselessly raise the specter of voter fraud.... Read more »
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A QAnon supporter is headed to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s win in a Georgia House race means that QAnon is headed to Capitol Hill. Greene openly supports the complex, outlandish conspiracy theory, which posits that President Trump is waging... Read more »
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Intel has acquired Cnvrg.io, a platform to manage, build and automate machine learning

Intel continues to snap up startups to build out its machine learning and AI operations. In the latest move, TechCrunch has learned that the chip giant has acquired Cnvrg.io, an Israeli company... Read more »
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Report: US visas granted to students from mainland China have plummeted 99% since April

It’s no secret that the Trump administration has pursued a variety of avenues to keep foreigners out of the U.S., including through a recent overhaul of the H-1B visa program for high-skilled... Read more »