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After 6 months of fact-checking for Facebook, Full Fact published 96 fact-checks, was paid ~$171k, wants Facebook to share more data with fact-checkers (Laura Hazard Owen/Nieman Lab)

Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:After 6 months of fact-checking for Facebook, Full Fact published 96 fact-checks, was paid ~$171k, wants Facebook to share more data with fact-checkers  —  In December 2016, Facebook enlisted a handful of U.S.-based news organizations (ABC News, Snopes, PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and the AP) …

Sources: Facebook is working on a new TV device that can stream video and make video calls using its Portal tech, and has approached Netflix, Disney, and others (Alex Heath/The Information)

Alex Heath / The Information:Sources: Facebook is working on a new TV device that can stream video and make video calls using its Portal tech, and has approached Netflix, Disney, and others  —  Facebook has approached Netflix, Disney and other media companies about putting their streaming services on a new Facebook device …

Confluera, which makes a cybersecurity platform that it claims offers real-time attack interception and defense, raises $9M Series A led by Lightspeed (Duncan Riley/SiliconANGLE)

Duncan Riley / SiliconANGLE:Confluera, which makes a cybersecurity platform that it claims offers real-time attack interception and defense, raises $9M Series A led by Lightspeed  —  Attack interception Cybersecurity firm Confluera Inc. announced today that it has raised $9 million in new funding to accelerate its growth …

Attabotics, which hopes to make fulfillment centers more efficient with its robots, raises $25M Series B led by Coatue, Comcast Ventures, Honeywell (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:Attabotics, which hopes to make fulfillment centers more efficient with its robots, raises $25M Series B led by Coatue, Comcast Ventures, Honeywell  —  Attabotics, a robotics supply chain company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, today announced it has secured $25 million in a series B funding round led …
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