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YouTube says it will shut down it’s built-in Messages feature next month -
Fintech firm Tala raises $110M Series D -
Intel unveils Springhill, its first AI-centric chip designed for data centers -
YouTube plans to end targeted advertising for videos that will likely appeal to children, according to Bloomberg sources -
DoorDash is yet to institute a promised new tipping policy, reports Recode -
Remote working platform Tandem (YC S19) is raising $7.5M led by Andreessen Horowitz, according to TechCrunch sources -
Atlanta-based mobile testing platform Kobiton raises $5.2M Series A -
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou allegedly told Canadian authorities the company has an office in Iran, according to court docs -
Gmail adds a desktop web tool that automatically highlights and fixes typos when composing a new email -
Amazon opens its largest-ever campus building in Hyderabad, India -
Israel-based semiconductor firm TriEye raises $2M Series A (second tranche) from Porsche -
Movie ticket subscription firm MoviePass has exposed credit card details for tens of thousands of customers, according to security researcher Mossab Hussein -
The EU launches an initial probe into Facebook’s Libra project, reports Bloomberg -
Xiaomi announces $180 Mi A3, a 6-inch Android One device with a 48MP back camera -
Walmart files a lawsuit against Tesla claiming the company’s solar installations allegedly led to fires at seven of its locations -
Google expands its lightweight Search app Google Go to Android users worldwide -
Facebook starts rolling out its Clear History tool in Ireland, South Korea, and Spain -
DoorDash acquires self-driving startup Scotty Labs - ping
MoviePass exposed unencrypted customer credit card information on an unprotected server: Report -
Zendrive, which monitors driver behavior via mobile devices, raises $37M Series B -
Apple launches the Apple Card in general availability in the US -
Bellevue, WA-based CDB company Oleo raises $1.5M -
Government consulting and services company Inpixion acquires Toronto-based indoor mapping platform Jibestream -
A ransomware attack targeted 23 TX towns on Friday -
Twitter acqui-hires app creation team Lightwell -
This Week in Startups: charity: water Founder and CEO Scott Harrison -
Ontario-based Innovation Guelph, which funds and supports local entrepreneurs, secures ~$1.4M from the federal government -
Waymo to test autonomous vehicles (with drivers present) in Florida's rainy season to collect data and assess sensor performance -
English software testing startup SpotQA raises ~$3.2M seed -
Amsterdam-based Shleep, which provides an app and services to improve sleeping habits, raises ~$1.6M -
Holding company IAC acquires NurseFly, a marketplace for temporary nursing positions, for a reported $15M -
Machine learning platform raises $72.5M Series D -
Homies, an online network for foreign-born nationals and expats, raises $12M Series A -
Sidewalk delivery robot company Starship Technologies raises $40M Series A -
Yubico launches $70 YubiKey 5Ci, the first security key that’s compatible with Lightning port devices -
Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announces a plan that promises ban to the use of facial recognition tech by police -
YouTube files a lawsuit against Christopher Brady, claiming he misused copyright rules to file false claims against video creators -
Brand management firm raises $30M -
Facebook will hire a team of journalists to work on its upcoming News Tab, reports The New York Times -
As many as 20 state state attorneys plan to launch a joint antitrust investigation into large tech firms, according to multiple reports -
Update: Google responds to Trump’s claim, saying it has never altered search results to try to affect political sentiment -
China says it has a right to voice its opinions over the Hong Kong protests -
Brainbase, a Los Angeles-based IP management software firm, raises $3M from Struck Capital -
President Trump claims Google manipulated millions of votes ahead of the 2016 presidential election -
Twitter says state-controlled media will no longer be allowed to advertise on its platform -
Update: Facebook says it has removed five accounts, seven Pages, and three Groups with links to the Chinese government -
Twitter says China has sponsored more than 900 accounts in an attempt to sow political discord in Hong Kong -
Bill Stasior, the former head of Apple’s Siri division, joins Microsoft’s AI unit, reports The Information -
India-based management software firm Ally raises $8M Series A -
Update: Apple TV Plus will cost $10 per month and launch in November, according to Bloomberg sources -
Apple plans to invest $6B in its Apple TV Plus streaming service, according to the Financial Times -
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