Sharona Coutts / Rewire:
Anti-abortion groups use smartphone geo-fencing to target ads directly at women in clinics — Women who have visited almost any abortion clinic in the United States have seen anti-choice protesters outside, wielding placards and chanting abuse. A Boston advertiser's technology …
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Scoop raises $5.1M seed for enterprise carpooling service led by Signia Venture Partners, joined by Index Ventures, BMW i Ventures, Workday Corporate Ventures — Scoop, a corporate carpooling service that works with companies like Tesla, Twitter and Cisco, has raised a $5.1 million round …
Ingrid Melander / Reuters:
French finance minister rules out Google tax deal, more firms could be targeted — France will “go all the way” to ensure that multinationals operating on its soil pay their taxes and more cases could follow after Google and McDonald's were targeted by tax raids, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said.
ZTE plans to open 20 flagship stores in China and one each in Germany, Russia, and Mexico to drive sales of its smartphones and other consumer devices — ZTE Corp., China's second-largest maker of networking gear, plans to open 23 flagship stores by the end of this year to drive sales of its smartphones and consumer devices.
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Researchers report vulnerabilities in The DAO, an Ethereum-based organization resembling a VC fund, letting attackers freeze or steal cryptocurrency — A group of computer scientists released a paper on Friday describing a number of security vulnerabilities in a novel cryptocurrency crowdfunding project …