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U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion

reuters.com — Tanium closed the round - its third in just more than a year - at a $3.5 billion valuation. The company was valued at $1.8 billion in March, the last time it raised cash. Tanium is the highest-valued venture-backed cyber security company worldwide, according CB Insights, which does research on venture capital.

U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion

reuters.com — Tanium closed the round - its third in just more than a year - at a $3.5 billion valuation. The company was valued at $1.8 billion in March, the last time it raised cash. Tanium is the highest-valued venture-backed cyber security company worldwide, according CB Insights, which does research on venture capital.

U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion

ANALYSIS-Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

dailymail.co.uk — SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses are showing signs of receding amid concern the companies may already worth more than they're likely to be valued once they finally go public.

Startups ramp up in value

iol.co.za — San Francisco - The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses are showing signs of receding amid concern the companies may already worth more than they're likely to be valued once they finally go public.

Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

reuters.com — Investors have created 132 privately held companies valued at $1 billion or more each, according to tracker firm CB Insights, including ride-hailing service Uber [UBER.UL], accommodation service Airbnb and messaging app Snapchat.
Aug 31, 2015

VC cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil "much concern about frothiness & an impending correction" reut.rs/1Ev64Z0 #vc

Aug 31, 2015

Investors have created 132 privately held companies valued at $1 billion-plus. What happens that VC money now? reut.rs/1UhLQsD

Aug 31, 2015

Smart. @mcbridesg says to watch GSV Capital [Ticker GSVC] for signs of wear & tear on the private markets. reuters.com/article/2015/0…

Aug 31, 2015

Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil reut.rs/1EuLCYm w/ @mcbridesg @Reuters

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Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

dailymail.co.uk — SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses are showing signs of receding amid concern the companies may already worth more than they're likely to be valued once they finally go public.

Uber hires two security researchers to improve car technology

venturebeat.com — SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, high-profile additions that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its work on technology for self-driving cars. Charlie Miller, who had been working at Twitter Inc, and Chris Valasek, who worked at security firm IOActive, have resigned from their jobs and will join Uber next week.

UPDATE 1-Uber hires two security researchers to improve car technology

reuters.com — By Joseph Menn and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO Aug 28 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, additions to its staff that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its work on technology for self-driving cars.

VC investing boom neglects startups tackling poverty

mercurynews.com — The venture capital investing boom has sent millions of dollars to startups that serve the upper crust of society with an app to deliver your laundry or order a valet to park your car, but many VCs continue to resist investing in viable businesses that are bringing toilets, water and electricity to the rural poor.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @chrisgrayson: "VC investing boom neglects startups tackling poverty." by @HeatherSomervil for @MercNews cc @JohnWaibochi #startup > htt…

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Sep 03, 2015

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Sep 03, 2015

RT @ZekeJMiller: .@JebBush complaining earlier about his Apple Watch: "It's always out of power." cc @tim_cook

Sep 02, 2015

@jowens510 big data analytics. Used by Intel and defense, sure, but different beast

Sep 01, 2015

RT @FedcourtJunkie: Breaking: judge grants class action status to Uber drivers suing over employee/contractor status

Aug 31, 2015

Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil reut.rs/1EuLCYm w/ @mcbridesg @Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

. @uber is building out its self-driving car tech by hiring two famous car hackers. Story w/ @josephmenn @Reuters reuters.com/article/2015/0…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @josephmenn: Updated #uber story with confirmation. @0xcharlie @nudehaberdasher will go to big safety & autonomous driving lab. http://t…


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