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Apple is shaking up leadership and changing priorities across numerous divisions to refocus revenue efforts: Report -
Berlin-based German Autolabs, which offers an automotive AI voice assistant, raises ~$8M -
Germany's Mambu, which offers a SaaS banking platform for lending and deposits, raises ~$34M
Almost 10k American Twitch streamers earned revenue in 2017: Report -
SpaceX updates plans for Mars-bound Starship craft, expects to develop liquid-bleeding heat shield -
Former Softchoice CEO and President David MacDonald joins Toronto-based Leaders Fund as a partner -
SoftBank provides almost half of the capital for Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala Investment Co's new $400M fund: Report -
Nissan unveils ROAM, a device that repurposes old EV battery cells for camping applications -
FTC complaint targets privacy improvements in Facebook Groups -
Alibaba developed the popular Xuexi Qiangguo propaganda app for the Chinese government: Report -
YouTuber reveals platform still suggests and monetizes sexually suggestive videos of children after 2017 scandal -
YouTuber criticizes platform over recommendation issue that drives users from risqué videos of adults to exploitative (and monetized) videos of children -
Apple partners with Oakland nonprofit Dream Corps on a Swift training initiative -
Google plans to make it more difficult for sites to determine if a Chrome user is in Incognito Mode: Report -
Amazon resumes sales of the $30 Echo Wall Clock -
Germany's Mambu, which offers a SaaS banking platform for lending and deposits, raises ~$27M -
Web app development and discovery community Glitch launches a WebVR starter kit for developers -
The Information details alleged efforts by Huawei to steal American IP -
Insurance firm Singapore Life acquires fintech firm Canvas from payments platform Yolopay -
PlayGame, an Indonesia-based gaming platform, raises an undisclosed amount from Tron Foundation -
Alibaba created popular Chinese Communist Party app Xuexi Qiangguo, according to Reuters sources -
A Google Earth update reveals details of secretive military sites in Taiwan, reports South China Morning Post -
Singapore announces ~$75M fund for local SMEs -
The Australian government says it believes it was the target of a state-sponsored cyberattack -
The Wall Street Journal profiles the life and career of HQ Trivia and Vine co-founder Colin Kroll, who died in December -
Skylight launches a Kickstarter for a passport wallet with a built-in power bank -
Update: Facebook’s UK public policy manager Karim Palant says the company is open to “meaningful regulation,” and that it will support “effective privacy legislation” -
Update: Collins says social media platforms should be able to stop election interference -
Lawmakers in Zhejiang, China, draft new rules to ban teachers from issuing homework online -
A British government committee calls for an independent regulatory body to oversee Facebook and other large tech firms -
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple will launch an iPhone with three back cameras this year -
New Zealand says it will independently assess the risks of using Huawei tech in its 5G networks -
Apple hires former Otto CEO Sam Jadallah to oversee its home initiative, according to CNBC sources -
SoftBank is providing roughly half the backing for Mubadala’s $400M European investment fund, reports Reuters -
Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm claim Europe will not suffer from a lack of access to 5G equipment -
UK-based fintech firm GoCardless raises $75M Series E -
@Razer announces the closure of its online game store less than a year after launch -
French insurtech firm Alan raises €40M (~$45M) Series B -
Parliamentary report to call for regulation of Facebook: Report -
Hundreds of Etsy sellers report the company erroneously withdrew significant funds from their accounts -
Samsung stops developing new Blu-ray players for the US -
FCC filing reveals details on Motorola's coming 5G Moto Mod -
Researchers say voice-controlled apps and devices are vulnerable to inaudible commands -
English and Welsh authorities to use GPS tags to track convicted criminals -
Previously reported hacker now selling ~840M credentials from 30 companies -
Sony patents indicate coming PlayStation VR controllers will feature analog sticks, variable trigger resistance, left/right hand detection -
OpenAI releases a limited version of its GPT-2 text generation model, citing concerns about fake news, impersonation, more -
LG will base its plans for folding displays on consumer reaction to competitors' folding devices -
Britain's government concludes it can mitigate the security risks posed by Huawei telecom equipment: Report -
Private equity firm Great Hill Partners is in talks to acquire @Gizmodo from Univision, according to @WSJ sources -
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