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Twitter co-founder Williams and others launch Obvious Ventures

Obvious Ventures, a new San Francisco-based venture firm, has officially launched, according to a blog post by co-founder Ev Williams, The firm is  currently raising capital for its inaugural fund that will focus on “world positive” investing. In addition to Williams, who is a co-founder of Twitter, Obvious Ventures’ other co-founders are James Joaquin and Vishal Vasishth. Among Obvious Ventures’ advisors are Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

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First Read helps you through the post-holiday hangover with news tech purchases on Black Friday shoot up despite declining retail sales, the Supreme Court will consider Facebook threats case and Twitter plans to peek at your apps to serve you targeted ads.

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First Read gets you through the holiday week with news of unrest in Ferguson, Twitter’s CFO accidentally leaks message about a possible acquisition and a startup that lets users communicate from beyond the grave.

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To start your Thursday, First Read presents the end of QE3, China relaxes its grip on credit cards and we’re tepidly happy for certain colleagues about the Giants’ third World Series in five years.

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This morning’s First Read has the CDC rejecting mandatory Ebola quarantines, Jack Ma has a strong interest in Apple partnership and a month after being diagnosed with cancer, controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wins city council seat.

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