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China’s Zhejiang province, home to companies like Alibaba and NetEase, has approved the country’s first regional law focusing on public data and digital economy (Coco Feng/South China Morning Post)

 Coco Feng / South China Morning Post: China’s Zhejiang province, home to companies like Alibaba and NetEase, has approved the country’s…

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Riverlane, which spun out of Cambridge University, raises $20M Series A led by Draper Esprit to build Deltaflow, its operating system for quantum computers (Silicon Canals)

 Silicon Canals: Riverlane, which spun out of Cambridge University, raises $20M Series A led by Draper Esprit to build Deltaflow,…

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Nayya, which uses AI to help guide employees in selecting a health plan offered by their employers, raises $11M Series A led by Felicis Ventures (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

 Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Nayya, which uses AI to help guide employees in selecting a health plan offered by their employers,…

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Profile of Chegg, which is valued at $12B, employs 70,000+ freelance tutors in India, and faces the issue of students using it to cheat by getting test answers (Susan Adams/Forbes)

 Susan Adams / Forbes: Profile of Chegg, which is valued at $12B, employs 70,000+ freelance tutors in India, and faces the…

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A CA bill aims to let workers under NDA gags speak out about any discrimination, not just sexual harassment; ex-Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma helped draft it (Emily Birnbaum/Protocol)

 Emily Birnbaum / Protocol: A CA bill aims to let workers under NDA gags speak out about any discrimination, not just…

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In a postmortem, Indie.vc founder shares the reasons why the alternative VC financing experiment failed (Bryce Roberts)

 Bryce Roberts: In a postmortem, Indie.vc founder shares the reasons why the alternative VC financing experiment failed  —  Last week’s…

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Amazon says it wants to help the Biden administration’s vaccination efforts, says non-WFH Amazon staff should be vaccinated “at the earliest appropriate time” (Taylor Soper/GeekWire)

 Taylor Soper / GeekWire: Amazon says it wants to help the Biden administration’s vaccination efforts, says non-WFH Amazon staff should be…

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Trump’s last post on Facebook, which now has 700K+ comments, has become a weird internet memorial where his fans and critics still converge to argue and troll (Brian Contreras/Los Angeles Times)

 Brian Contreras / Los Angeles Times: Trump’s last post on Facebook, which now has 700K+ comments, has become a weird internet…

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Thursday’s House Committee hearing focused very little on social media’s role in the GameStop squeeze and instead focused on Robinhood’s influence (Makena Kelly/The Verge)

 Makena Kelly / The Verge: Thursday’s House Committee hearing focused very little on social media’s role in the GameStop squeeze and…

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Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson calls out tech leaders for bailing on SF and being rude about it as they leave, says he is staying and working to make the city better (Heather Knight/San Francisco Chronicle)

 Heather Knight / San Francisco Chronicle: Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson calls out tech leaders for bailing on SF and being rude…

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