Google Assistant now works with 5,000 smart home devices, up from 1,500 in January, and adds support for Dish Hopper, Logitech Harmony remotes, and more (Andrew Gebhart/CNET)

Andrew Gebhart / CNET: Google Assistant now works with 5,000 smart home devices, up from 1,500 in January, and adds support for Dish Hopper, Logitech

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Filings show gaming chat app Discord has raised ~$50M, bringing total funding to ~$152M, at a valuation of ~$1.65B; Discord says it had 90M users as of January (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Filings show gaming chat app Discord has raised ~$ 50M, bringing total funding to ~$ 152M, at a valuation of ~$ 1.65B;

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Facebook is rolling out its feature showing more stories from local news sources in News Feed, available in US since January, globally to all countries (Facebook)

Facebook: Facebook is rolling out its feature showing more stories from local news sources in News Feed, available in US since January, globally to all

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President Trump signs an order blocking US transactions in digital currency, digital coins, or digital tokens issued by Venezuela on or after January 9, 2018 (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: President Trump signs an order blocking US transactions in digital currency, digital coins, or digital tokens issued by Venezuela on or after January 9,

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After January reports that military locations were leaked by Strava, the fitness service will tweak the activity map and restrict access to registered users (David Ingram/Reuters)

David Ingram / Reuters: After January reports that military locations were leaked by Strava, the fitness service will tweak the activity map and restrict access

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Crunchbase Report: since January 2017, blockchain related startups worldwide have raised ~$4.5B via ICOs, almost 3.5x the ~$1.3B raised in traditional VC rounds (Jason Rowley/TechCrunch)

Jason Rowley / TechCrunch: Crunchbase Report: since January 2017, blockchain related startups worldwide have raised ~$ 4.5B via ICOs, almost 3.5x the ~$ 1.3B raised

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Another cryptocurrency startup, LoopX, pulls exit scam, deleting its site and online accounts after raising $4.5M in a series of ICOs in January (MIX/The Next Web)

MIX / The Next Web: Another cryptocurrency startup, LoopX, pulls exit scam, deleting its site and online accounts after raising $ 4.5M in a series

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History of estimated Uber valuations, including the latest $1.25B financing round from SoftBank in January; sources: Uber was valued at $72B in Waymo settlement (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

Theodore Schleifer / Recode: History of estimated Uber valuations, including the latest $ 1.25B financing round from SoftBank in January; sources: Uber was valued at

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