The leaders of France and New Zealand joined with the world’s biggest online platforms in pledging to help curb the internet’s role in spreading hate speech and incitement to violence, according to Bloomberg.
Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s national mapping agency, and Mobileye have launched trials to create the first detailed roadside infrastructure dataset of Britain for a new, accurate and customisable location information service.
Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers withdrew 7,000 Bitcoins worth about $40 million via a single transaction in a “large scale security breach,” according to Bloomberg.
Uber Technologies Inc. took a conservative approach to its initial public offering Thursday, picking a share price toward the bottom of the marketed range and at a valuation below its last private funding round, according to Bloomberg. On Friday, public market investors will get to decide whether that was a good idea.
Uber Technologies Inc. raised $8.1 billion in its initial public offering after pricing shares near the bottom of their marketed range, according to Bloomberg. The ride-hailing company sold 180 million shares for $45 each, according to a statement Thursday. It had marketed them for $44 to $50 apiece. But Uber said maybe it will never go into profitability. Uber will begin trading publicly on today.
ServiceNow, a maker of cloud-based software, unveiled a partnership with Google Cloud and introduced new finance automation software in a bid to reach $10 billion in annual sales, according to Bloomberg.