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Filing: Indian ride-hailing giant Ola raises a $139M Series J at a ~$7.3B valuation led by Edelweiss, after raising $500M in July, ahead of its IPO next year (Gaurav Tyagi/Entrackr)

 Gaurav Tyagi / Entrackr: Filing: Indian ride-hailing giant Ola raises a $139M Series J at a ~$7.3B valuation led by Edelweiss, after raising $500M in July, ahead of its IPO next…

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Sydney-based Baraja, which makes a Spectrum-Scan LIDAR with no moving parts, raises $31M Series B led by Blackbird Ventures, after $32M Series A two years ago (Devin Coldewey/TechCrunch)

 Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: Sydney-based Baraja, which makes a Spectrum-Scan LIDAR with no moving parts, raises $31M Series B led by Blackbird Ventures, after $32M Series A two years ago  — …

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Pivotal Commware, which develops mmWave 5G infrastructure products that make use of metamaterials tech, raises $50M Series C led by Tracker Capital Management (Alan Boyle/GeekWire)

 Alan Boyle / GeekWire: Pivotal Commware, which develops mmWave 5G infrastructure products that make use of metamaterials tech, raises $50M Series C led by Tracker Capital Management  —  Kirkland, Wash.-based Pivotal…

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Sophos details how scammers are abusing Apple’s TestFlight and the Web Clips feature to trick iOS users into installing fake cryptocurrency apps (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)

 Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: Sophos details how scammers are abusing Apple’s TestFlight and the Web Clips feature to trick iOS users into installing fake cryptocurrency apps  —  Getting past the…

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Austin-based legal tech services startup Disco raises $60M in equity and $40M in debt, bringing its total raised to $235M, at a valuation of $785M (FinSMEs)

 FinSMEs: Austin-based legal tech services startup Disco raises $60M in equity and $40M in debt, bringing its total raised to $235M, at a valuation of $785M  —  Disc o, an…

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Roku says Roku OS-powered smart TVs held 38% market share in the US and 31% in Canada in 2020, according to NPD (Jason Gurwin/The Streamable)

 Jason Gurwin / The Streamable: Roku says Roku OS-powered smart TVs held 38% market share in the US and 31% in Canada in 2020, according to NPD  —  Earlier in the…

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A look at Facebook’s “Red Team X”, an internal hacking team founded in 2020, which probes 3rd-party tech Facebook uses for hardware and software vulnerabilities (Lily Hay Newman/Wired)

 Lily Hay Newman / Wired: A look at Facebook’s “Red Team X”, an internal hacking team founded in 2020, which probes 3rd-party tech Facebook uses for hardware and software vulnerabilities  — …

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Internal data shows only 11.3M US households regularly watch NBCU’s Peacock; sources: NBCU has pitched ViacomCBS about bundling their streaming services (The Information)

 The Information: Internal data shows only 11.3M US households regularly watch NBCU’s Peacock; sources: NBCU has pitched ViacomCBS about bundling their streaming services  —  As Netflix and Disney cement their…

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Microsoft’s Edge extensions store is hosting unofficial copies of games like Mario Kart 64, Pac-Man, more; Microsoft and Nintendo say they are investigating (Jay Peters/The Verge)

 Jay Peters / The Verge: Microsoft’s Edge extensions store is hosting unofficial copies of games like Mario Kart 64, Pac-Man, more; Microsoft and Nintendo say they are investigating  —  Super Mario…

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Sources: Chinese grocery delivery startup Xingsheng Youxuan raised about $2B from KKR and others in new funding at a $6B pre-money valuation (Reuters)

Reuters: Sources: Chinese grocery delivery startup Xingsheng Youxuan raised about $2B from KKR and others in new funding at a $6B pre-money valuation  —  HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese community…

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