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Any US legislation to ban anonymity online will be unconstitutional, will not work, and most importantly will put many marginalized/vulnerable people at risk (Mike Masnick/Techdirt)

Any US legislation to ban anonymity online will be unconstitutional,...

Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Any US legislation to ban anonymity online will be unconstitutional,...

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Soda, which develops a data monitoring service to help make sure data is verifiable and trustworthy, raises €11.5M Series A led by Singular (Robin Wauters/Tech.eu)

Soda, which develops a data monitoring service to help...

Robin Wauters / Tech.eu: Soda, which develops a data monitoring service to help...

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Kuo: Apple Car will use Hyundai's E-GMP battery electric vehicle platform; new models could be built in association with GM and European manufacturer PSA (Mikey Campbell/AppleInsider)

Kuo: Apple Car will use Hyundai's E-GMP battery electric...

Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider: Kuo: Apple Car will use Hyundai's E-GMP battery electric...

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Google launches "about this result" menu item to its search results to give users more information about the sites they are about to visit (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Google launches "about this result" menu item to its search...

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: Google launches “about this result” menu item to...

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ByteDance sues Tencent over alleged monopolies in WeChat and QQ, claiming violation of antitrust laws by blocking access to content from Douyin (Zheping Huang/Bloomberg)

ByteDance sues Tencent over alleged monopolies in WeChat...

Zheping Huang / Bloomberg: ByteDance sues Tencent over alleged monopolies in WeChat...

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Oyster, which develops HR software for a distributed workforce, raises $20M Series A, bringing its total raised to about $24M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Oyster, which develops HR software for a distributed workforce,...

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Oyster, which develops HR software for a distributed...

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Alibaba sales beat estimates in the three months ended December, with revenue of $34.2B, up 37% YoY, and net income of $12.23B, up 52% YoY (Coco Liu/Bloomberg)

Alibaba sales beat estimates in the three months ended...

Coco Liu / Bloomberg: Alibaba sales beat estimates in the three months ended December,...

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Uber says it is buying alcohol delivery startup Drizly for $1.1B in cash and stock; Drizly co-founder and CEO Cory Rellas is expected to remain with Uber (Dan Primack/Axios)

Uber says it is buying alcohol delivery startup Drizly...

Dan Primack / Axios: Uber says it is buying alcohol delivery startup Drizly for...

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In a report, NYU researchers call conservative claims of social media censorship "a form of disinformation" and warn against completely repealing Section 230 (Cat Zakrzewski/Washington Post)

In a report, NYU researchers call conservative claims of...

Cat Zakrzewski / Washington Post: In a report, NYU researchers call conservative...

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Divvy, which buys and rents homes while setting aside ~25% of monthly payments toward the renter's future down payment on the house, raises $110M Series C (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

Divvy, which buys and rents homes while setting aside ~25%...

Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch: Divvy, which buys and rents homes while setting aside...