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Google Ventures has participated in London-based cybersecurity startup Snyk’s latest Series B $22 million investment round, with venture capital firm Accel leading the round.

The trend: The tech titan’s venture capital arm appears to have a knack for cybersecurity investments that lead to acquisition deals. In 2012 Google Ventures invested in Duo Security, a multi-factor security tool which Cisco announced this year it intends to acquire. More recently in 2016, Google Ventures invested in CoreOS, a container management system which was acquired by RedHat earlier this year.

The big picture: Google also has a cybersecurity company of its own, Chronicle, which was founded in 2016 and which is headed up by Stephen Gillett, formerly Symantec's COO. Chronicle offers cybersecurity software to Fortune 500 companies, including at least two services: a virus-scanning tool and a security analytics tool, per Inc.

Go deeper: Inside Google's venture capital "machine"

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World leaders react to "new dawn in America" under Biden administration

President Biden reacts delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

World leaders have pledged to work with President Biden on issues including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, with many praising his move to begin the formal process for the U.S. to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement.

The big picture: Several leaders noted the swift shift from former President Trump's "America First" policy to Biden's action to re-engage with the world and rebuild alliances.

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In photos: The Biden and Harris inauguration

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch a fireworks show on the National Mall from the Truman Balcony at the White House on Wednesday night. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Biden signed his first executive orders into law from the Oval Office on Wednesday evening after walking in a brief inaugural parade to the White House with first lady Jill Biden and members of their family. He was inaugurated with Vice President Kamala Harris at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday morning.

Why it matters: Many of Biden's day one actions immediately reverse key Trump administration policies, including rejoining the Paris Agreement and the World Health Organization, launching a racial equity initiative and reversing the Muslim travel ban.

Republicans pledge to set aside differences and work with Biden

President Biden speaks to Sen. Mitch McConnell after being sworn in at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Photo: Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images

Several Republicans praised President Biden's calls for unity during his inaugural address on Wednesday and pledged to work together for the benefit of the American people.

Why it matters: The Democrats only have a slim majority in the Senate and Biden will likely need to work with the GOP to pass his legislative agenda.