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Opendoor competitor Knock raises $400M

Home trade-in platform Knock has brought in a $400 million investment to accelerate a national expansion and double its 100-person headcount.

Foundry Group has led the Series B funding round in New York-based Knock, with participation from Company Ventures and existing investors RRE Ventures, Corazon Capital, WTI and FJ Labs . Knock...

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How GPS Tracking Technology Can Curb Domestic Violence

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Opinion: GPS-monitored violent offenders are 95 percent less likely to commit a new crime. We need to implement an integrated, nationwide domestic violence program that tracks domestic abusers....

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Why thousands of Los Angeles teachers are striking

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More than 30,000 teachers have walked out demanding more support staff, smaller class sizes and better pay....

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Roku explains why it allowed Infowars on its platform

Roku has just made a bad decision with regard to its growing advertising business by associating its brand with the toxic conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones. As Digiday first reported this morning, Roku has chosen to add to the Roku platform as a supported channel the Infowars live show hosted by Jones, muchtothedisgust of customersnowhammeringthecom...

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William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says

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William Barr was also quizzed on why he last year called an aspect of the inquiry "fatally misconceived"....

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Getaround early investor sues car-sharing startup for $1.79 million

Getaround is getting around the courthouse. One of the car-sharing startup’s early investors, Geoffrey Shmigelsky, is suing the company, alleging fraud and unfair conduct.

“Our client supported Getaround and Mr. Zaid from the very start, only to be swindled out of $1.785 million that went straight into the pockets of Mr. Zaid’s...

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AWS makes another acquisition, grabbing TSO Logic

AWS has been on a mini shopping spree since the first of the year. First it picked off Israeli disaster recovery startup CloudEndure last week. This week, it was TSO Logic, a Vancouver startup that helps companies make the most efficient use of cloud resources.

The companies did not share the purchase price.

Amazon confirmed the purchase by email...

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