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Sources: data mining giant Palantir is weighing an IPO as soon as H2 2019; some bankers have told the firm it could IPO with a valuation of as much as…

Rob Copeland / Wall Street Journal : Sources: data mining giant Palantir is weighing an IPO as soon as H2 2019; some bankers have told the firm it could IPO with a valuation of as much as $41B   —  Bankers have told the firm it could go public with a valuation as high as $41 billion  —  Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies Inc. …

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Tim Berners-Lee’s Web Foundation finds a 12% slowdown in the global growth of internet access between 2007 and 2017, with African women the least…

Ian Sample / The Guardian : Tim Berners-Lee's Web Foundation finds a 12% slowdown in the global growth of internet access between 2007 and 2017, with African women the least connected   —  Report showing dramatic decline in internet access growth suggests digital revolution will remain a distant dream for billions of people

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How one company spent between $1.2M and $4.6M over five months to get 45M+ impressions on Facebook political issue ads, without saying who’s paying…

Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic : How one company spent between $1.2M and $4.6M over five months to get 45M+ impressions on Facebook political issue ads, without saying who's paying for the ads   —  Over just two weeks in September, a limited-liability company calling itself News for Democracy spent almost $400,000 …

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