USCIS tells Senate of its plans to stop letting spouses of H-1B visa holders apply for work permits and is working to rescind “International Entrepreneur Rule” (Monica Nickelsburg/GeekWire)

Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire: USCIS tells Senate of its plans to stop letting spouses of H-1B visa holders apply for work permits and is working

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SF Board of Supervisors voted to regulate electric scooters from startups such as Bird and Spin, requiring them to apply for a permit to operate on city streets (Rachel Sandler/Business Insider)

Rachel Sandler / Business Insider: SF Board of Supervisors voted to regulate electric scooters from startups such as Bird and Spin, requiring them to apply

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Turkey passes a law requiring video streaming companies and pay-TV services to apply for a license from radio and TV watchdog RTUK; stance on YouTube unclear (Firat Kozok/Bloomberg)

Firat Kozok / Bloomberg: Turkey passes a law requiring video streaming companies and pay-TV services to apply for a license from radio and TV watchdog

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Startup Spotlight: Ex-Amazon employees draw inspiration from Bezos, apply lessons from retail powerhouse at e-commerce marketing upstart

Connor Folley, Downstream co-founder and CEO. (Downstream Photo) Working for a tech giant has its perks. But for Connor Folley, “there’s something about the passion

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China to apply its social credit system to flights and trains, barring access for infractions like spreading false info and not paying fines, starting May 1 (Reuters)

Reuters: China to apply its social credit system to flights and trains, barring access for infractions like spreading false info and not paying fines, starting

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Swiss financial supervisor publishes guidelines meant to support the ICO market by clarifying when anti-money laundering and securities laws apply to them (Ralph Atkins/Financial Times)

Ralph Atkins / Financial Times: Swiss financial supervisor publishes guidelines meant to support the ICO market by clarifying when anti-money laundering and securities laws apply

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Twitter starts enforcing new policies on violence and hateful conduct both on platform and off it, but changes don’t apply to military or government entities (Thuy Ong/The Verge)

Thuy Ong / The Verge: Twitter starts enforcing new policies on violence and hateful conduct both on platform and off it, but changes don’t apply

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Online retailer Rakuten plans to apply for 4G license, invest $1.76B in infrastructure with a goal to become Japan’s 4th mobile carrier with 15M subscribers (Eileen Yu/ZDNet)

Eileen Yu / ZDNet: Online retailer Rakuten plans to apply for 4G license, invest $ 1.76B in infrastructure with a goal to become Japan’s 4th

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