TaTaTu has raised $575M in an ICO via a private sale to further develop its blockchain-based social entertainment platform and finance the production of movies (Bruce Haring/BlockTribune)

Bruce Haring / BlockTribune: TaTaTu has raised $575M in an ICO via a private sale to further develop its blockchain-based social entertainment platform and finance the production of movies  —  TaTaTu, a blockchain tokenized entertainment platform, has raised $575 million USD from private backers, an amount … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tW9BwK

Sources: Dell may soon announce it will become public company again by combining its shares with DVMT, a security created in 2016 to track EMC’s stake in VMware (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: Dell may soon announce it will become public company again by combining its shares with DVMT, a security created in 2016 to track EMC’s stake in VMware  —  Share-swap deal would result in public listing for the PC and data-storage company  —  Dell Inc. is nearing a deal to combine …… Read More Sources: Dell may soon announce it will become public company again by combining its shares with DVMT, a security created in 2016 to track EMC’s stake in VMware (Wall Street Journal)

Bill to End Patent Validity Challenges Introduced in House

A bill broadly seeking to "reverse many … recent changes to the patent laws from all three branches of government" and to strengthen patents (H.R. 6264) has recently been introduced in the US House. The bill legislates that patents are "personal property," eliminates the ability of the patent office to engage in patent review, and… Read More Bill to End Patent Validity Challenges Introduced in House

Sources: Xiaomi scuttled plans to sell Shanghai CDRs alongside Hong Kong IPO and halved the amount raised due to more stringent demands from regulators in China (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Xiaomi scuttled plans to sell Shanghai CDRs alongside Hong Kong IPO and halved the amount raised due to more stringent demands from regulators in China  —  – Regulators in China said to insist on meeting local rules  — Authorities want tech giants to list on domestic exchanges from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tTJkzb