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May 26, 2017, 12:40 PM

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Leena Rao / Fortune:
Change.org raises $30M led by LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman; Sam Altman and Bill Gates invest too  —  In 2006, newly minted Stanford grad Ben Rattray sat at a Starbucks in Silicon Valley, pitching LinkedIn founder and early Facebook investor Reid Hoffman to fund his idea for a political website.
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
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Matt Brian / Engadget:
Raspberry Pi Foundation merges with Dublin-based CoderDojo Foundation, which has over 1,250 coding clubs in 69 countries  —  Raspberry Pi's credit card-sized computers have helped kickstart a coding revolution.  Thanks to their low cost, major companies like Google and VMWare …
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Dan Macklin, co-founder of SoFi, to step down June 6, leaving Mike Cagney as the only remaining co-founder at the company  —  Another one of the co-founders of online lending startup SoFi is leaving the company, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch.  Dan Macklin, who served as VP …
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Chris Davies / SlashGear:
T-Mobile's Digits, which lets users make/take calls with same phone number on all their devices, launches on May 31 for free, with a second line costing $10/mo.  —  T-Mobile's DIGITS, which allows subscribers to mix & match with multiple numbers across multiple devices, is rolling it to all its customers from May 31.
Kristen Mosbrucker / San Antonio Business Journal:
Rackspace to acquire enterprise resource management firm TriCore; TriCore CEO Mark Clayman to join Rackspace as part of the deal  —  Local cloud hosting provider Rackspace Hosting Inc. is under contract to acquire TriCore Solutions, an East Coast information technology services company, in June, the acquiring company confirmed.

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