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Twitter takes down ‘a large number’ of Chinese-language accounts ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary

Revolution Growth; New Enterprise Associates; funds and accounts managed by T. Rowe Price; Novo Holdings; and the investment management company Franklin Templeton.n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” When serial entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky grows a company, he puts the pedal to the metal. When in 2011 his last company, the Chicago-based coupons site Groupon, raised $950 …

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The Slack origin story

Let’s rewind a decade. It’s 2009. Vancouver, Canada. Stewart Butterfield, known already for his part in building Flickr, a photo-sharing service acquired by Yahoo in 2005, decided to try his hand — again — at building a game. Flickr had been a failed attempt at a game called Game Neverending …

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Lyft is adding gender-neutral pronouns to its app

Ahead of LGBTQ Pride Month, Lyft is adding gender-neutral pronouns to its rider app. Now, riders can select from the following: They/them/theirs She/her/hers He/him/his My pronoun isn’t listed Prefer not to say Drivers will be able to see your preferred pronoun, but they will not be able to share theirs. …

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Indie travel app Lambus makes group trip planning easier

There are plenty of travel apps for researching flights and hotels or generally organizing your trips, but indie German developer Hans Knöchel struggled to find one that could gather all his travel-related information in one place, in addition to allowing a group of friends to collaborate on the trip-planning process. …

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An original Apple I built into a briefcase just sold for nearly $500k

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National security journalism just became a national security threat

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