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BERLIN-BASED TIER MOBILITY ACQUIRES SPIN, FORD’S E-SCOOTER UNIT, IN AN ALL-STOCK DEAL, FOR AN UNDISCLOSED PRICE; FORD ACQUIRED SPIN IN NOVEMBER 2018 FOR $100M (ANDREW J. HAWKINS/THE VERGE)

BERLIN-BASED TIER MOBILITY ACQUIRES SPIN, FORD’S E-SCOOTER UNIT, IN AN ALL-STOCK DEAL, FOR AN UNDISCLOSED PRICE; FORD ACQUIRED SPIN IN NOVEMBER 2018 FOR $100M (ANDREW J. HAWKINS/THE VERGE)

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WALMART, TARGET, AND OTHERS ARE TRYING TO STOP BOTS FROM SNAPPING UP PRODUCTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS; RESEARCH SAYS BOT TRAFFIC ROSE 73% BETWEEN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER (OBEY MANAYITI/FINANCIAL TIMES)

WALMART, TARGET, AND OTHERS ARE TRYING TO STOP BOTS FROM SNAPPING UP PRODUCTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS; RESEARCH SAYS BOT TRAFFIC ROSE 73% BETWEEN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER (OBEY MANAYITI/FINANCIAL TIMES)

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RICHARD STALLMAN SAYS HE HAS REJOINED THE FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION’S BOARD; HE RESIGNED FROM THE BOARD AND AS PRESIDENT IN 2019 AFTER CONTROVERSY OVER EPSTEIN (STEVEN J. VAUGHAN-NICHOLS/ZDNET)

RICHARD STALLMAN SAYS HE HAS REJOINED THE FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION’S BOARD; HE RESIGNED FROM THE BOARD AND AS PRESIDENT IN 2019 AFTER CONTROVERSY OVER EPSTEIN (STEVEN J. VAUGHAN-NICHOLS/ZDNET)

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SOFTWARE DESIGN COMPANY FIGMA RAISES $200M AT A VALUATION OF $10B, QUINTUPLING ITS VALUATION SINCE LAST YEAR (LIZETTE CHAPMAN/BLOOMBERG)

SOFTWARE DESIGN COMPANY FIGMA RAISES $200M AT A VALUATION OF $10B, QUINTUPLING ITS VALUATION SINCE LAST YEAR (LIZETTE CHAPMAN/BLOOMBERG)

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AVATAAR, WHICH HELPS E-COMMERCE SITES AND DTC BRANDS WITH 3D RENDITIONS OF PRODUCTS, RAISES A $45M SERIES B LED BY TIGER GLOBAL (MANISH SINGH/TECHCRUNCH)

AVATAAR, WHICH HELPS E-COMMERCE SITES AND DTC BRANDS WITH 3D RENDITIONS OF PRODUCTS, RAISES A $45M SERIES B LED BY TIGER GLOBAL (MANISH SINGH/TECHCRUNCH)

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Q&A WITH CHARLTON MCILWAIN, AUTHOR OF THE BOOK BLACK SOFTWARE, WHICH EXPLORES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOFTWARE, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN THE US (NILAY PATEL/THE VERGE)

Q&A WITH CHARLTON MCILWAIN, AUTHOR OF THE BOOK BLACK SOFTWARE, WHICH EXPLORES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOFTWARE, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN THE US (NILAY PATEL/THE VERGE)

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THE APACHE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION RELEASES A SECURITY FIX FOR LOG4J ZERO-DAY, WHICH WAS DISCOVERED DURING A BUG BOUNTY ENGAGEMENT AGAINST MINECRAFT SERVERS (CATALIN CIMPANU/THE RECORD)

THE APACHE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION RELEASES A SECURITY FIX FOR LOG4J ZERO-DAY, WHICH WAS DISCOVERED DURING A BUG BOUNTY ENGAGEMENT AGAINST MINECRAFT SERVERS (CATALIN CIMPANU/THE RECORD)

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SOURCE: DISPO, A RETRO PHOTO SHARING APP CO-FOUNDED BY YOUTUBE STAR DAVID DOBRIK, RAISES $20M SERIES A LED BY SPARK CAPITAL AT A $200M VALUATION (KIA KOKALITCHEVA/AXIOS)

SOURCE: DISPO, A RETRO PHOTO SHARING APP CO-FOUNDED BY YOUTUBE STAR DAVID DOBRIK, RAISES $20M SERIES A LED BY SPARK CAPITAL AT A $200M VALUATION (KIA KOKALITCHEVA/AXIOS)

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CYCOGNITO, WHICH HELPS ELIMINATE CRITICAL SECURITY RISKS IN IT ECOSYSTEMS, RAISES A $100M SERIES C AT AN $800M VALUATION LED BY THE WESTLY GROUP (KYLE WIGGERS/VENTUREBEAT)

CYCOGNITO, WHICH HELPS ELIMINATE CRITICAL SECURITY RISKS IN IT ECOSYSTEMS, RAISES A $100M SERIES C AT AN $800M VALUATION LED BY THE WESTLY GROUP (KYLE WIGGERS/VENTUREBEAT)

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TRUENORTH, A LOGISTICS SERVICE FOR INDEPENDENT TRUCKERS, RAISES A $50M SERIES B CO-LED BY THE ALTMAN BROTHERS AND LACHY GROOM, BRINGING TOTAL FUNDING TO $61.8M (CONNIE LOIZOS/TECHCRUNCH)

TRUENORTH, A LOGISTICS SERVICE FOR INDEPENDENT TRUCKERS, RAISES A $50M SERIES B CO-LED BY THE ALTMAN BROTHERS AND LACHY GROOM, BRINGING TOTAL FUNDING TO $61.8M (CONNIE LOIZOS/TECHCRUNCH)

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