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Komunidad, a Philippines-based environmental intelligence platform, lands seed round – TechCrunch

The Philippines is one the most disaster-prone nations in the world. Its geography makes it susceptible to earthquakes, typhoons and floods. Felix
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Facebook whistleblower says Mark Zuckerberg 'never set out to make a hateful platform' but that he allows choices that give hateful content more reach

An ex-Facebook employee spoke out against the damage the company is doing to her. She called out CEO Mark Zuckerberg and said that his choices
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Facebook Whistleblower: What You Need to Know

On Sunday, CBS 60 Minutes featured the Facebook whistleblower, who caused a stir by releasing internal documents that detailed how the company
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Facebook's internal research found its Instagram platform contributes to eating disorders and suicidal thoughts in teenage girls, whistleblower says

Frances Haugen, a whistleblower, gathered documents from Facebook before she submitted her resignation. Haugen stated that the company's research
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Whistleblower says a Facebook study found only up to 5% of hate on the platform is addressed

Before quitting in May, a Facebook whistleblower had copied thousands of documents from within the company. Frances Haugen shared her knowledge with
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Vareto raises $24M from GV, Menlo and all-star angels to reinvent financial planning for enterprises – TechCrunch

Vareto is a startup that aims to assist companies in more forward-looking financial analysis and planning. It has received $24 million of total
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All Day Kitchens wants to expand every independent restaurant’s delivery network – TechCrunch

The pandemic led to the rise in popularity of shared workspaces (also known as ghost kitchens or cloud kitchens), which allow restaurants to prepare
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Twitter ban in Nigeria to be lifted if platform sets up a local office and pays taxes, president says – TechCrunch

President says Twitter ban in Nigeria will be lifted if the platform opens a local office and pays taxes Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
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VertoFX picks up $10M for cross-border payments play in emerging markets – TechCrunch

VertoFX is a global B2B payment platform that allows small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to pay their suppliers. Today, it announced that it