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Google and Facebook spend more than ever on U.S. lobbying efforts

Google and Facebook spend more than ever on U.S. lobbying efforts

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

Google disclosed in a quarterly filing that it spent a company-record $21.2m on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22.
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The Immortal Mind of Nathan Glazer

The Immortal Mind of Nathan Glazer

2 hours ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Nathan Glazer died this past Saturday at 95: one of the last surviving members of New York intellectuals who graduated from the tenements to the revolutionary excitement of...
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Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

Industrial tech may not be sexy, but VCs are loving it

10 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

GUEST: There are nearly 300 industrial-focused companies within the Fortune 1,000. The medium revenue for these economy-anchoring firms is nearly $4.9 billion, resulting in...
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Huawei's Honor View20, with 48MP camera and in-screen selfie lens, launches globally

Huawei's Honor View20, with 48MP camera and in-screen selfie lens, launches globally

15 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Huawei has officially launched its much-hyped Honor View20 smartphone globally today, sporting a whopping 48MP rear-shooter and in-screen selfie camera.
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Keyfactor raises $77 million to simplify digital security management

Keyfactor raises $77 million to simplify digital security management

17 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Keyfactor, an identity management and solutions firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, has raised $77 million in a funding round led by Insight Venture Partners.
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Quidnet Ventures ramps fund for New Zealand tech entrepreneurs

Quidnet Ventures ramps fund for New Zealand tech entrepreneurs

17 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Quidnet Ventures is raising a $40 million fund to help New Zealand tech startups make their way to the market on a global stage.
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AI chip startup Hailo Technologies expands Series A to more than $20 million

AI chip startup Hailo Technologies expands Series A to more than $20 million

18 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Hailo Technologies, an Israeli firm developing a high-efficiency machine learning chip for inference, has expanded its Series A round to over $20 million.
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Chicago's Clearcover, which uses AI to market auto insurance, raises $43 million

Chicago's Clearcover, which uses AI to market auto insurance, raises $43 million

21 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Instead of spending money on billboards or TV ads, Clearcover has developed algorithms that the company says helps it market auto insurance more effectively.
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Uber Eats is expanding Starbucks deliveries beyond Miami to 6 more U.S. cities

Uber Eats is expanding Starbucks deliveries beyond Miami to 6 more U.S. cities

23 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Uber and Starbucks are expanding their delivery partnership to 6 more U.S. cities, building on a pilot service that kicked off in Miami last year.
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Uber wants bicycles and scooters that can drive themselves to recharge

Uber wants bicycles and scooters that can drive themselves to recharge

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Uber is looking to hire people to help it develop autonomous scooter and bike technology, according to Wired-editor-turned-robotics-entrepreneur Chris Anderson. The...
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Google poaches 14-year Mac veteran from Apple to bring Fuchsia to market

Google poaches 14-year Mac veteran from Apple to bring Fuchsia to market

We learned in 2016 that Google was working on an entirely new operating system called Fuchsia. Development continues with new features and testing on a variety of form factors... Read more ...

IOS 12.1.2 vs iOS 12.1.3 speed test

IOS 12.1.2 vs iOS 12.1.3 speed test

Apple released their new iOS 12.1.3 software update yesterday and now we have some speed test videos of iOS 12.1.2 vs iOS 12.1.3. In the videos of iOS 12.1.2 vs iOS 12.1.3 the... Read more ...

Apple Pay Coming to Target, Taco Bell, and More

Apple Pay Coming to Target, Taco Bell, and More

Apple announced that the number of merchants that support Apple Pay is expanding. Apple says that seventy-four of the top 100 US merchants now accept Apple Pay. Target, Taco... Read more ...

Apple releasing watchOS 5.1.3, iOS 12.1.3 for iPhone, iPad and HomePod later...

Apple releasing watchOS 5.1.3, iOS 12.1.3 for iPhone, iPad and HomePod later today

Two weeks after releasing the latest watchOS 5.1.3 developer beta , Apple is releasing its final version for consumers later today. The release notes only mention bug fixes... Read more ...

Popular Chrome ad-blockers could be crippled under proposed design changes

Popular Chrome ad-blockers could be crippled under proposed design changes

Google is planning on making changes to its Chrome Extensions platform and is currently putting together a document called the “ Manifest version 3 ” (the Google Doc is... Read more ...

Netflix Now Lets Users Share Show Titles To Instagram Stories

Netflix Now Lets Users Share Show Titles To Instagram Stories

While Instagram was not the first to debut the Story feature, they certainly have had quite a bit of success with it where they managed to convince advertisers to start using... Read more ...

Popular cord-cutting live TV app ‘Channels' is now permanently free on iOS...

Popular cord-cutting live TV app ‘Channels' is now permanently free on iOS, originally $14.99

Popular live TV app Channels is getting a price cut on iOS, its developers announced today. The app, which allows HDHomeRun tuner users to view live TV on their iOS devices... Read more ...

Google Hangouts Will Merge With Chat And Meet Later This Year

Google Hangouts Will Merge With Chat And Meet Later This Year

As some of you might have heard, a report from 2018 had suggested that Google would be looking to shutdown Hangouts Classic , where the features from the platform would be... Read more ...

11 Exciting New Features & Changes Coming in Android 10

11 Exciting New Features & Changes Coming in Android 10

2019's major Android update should be a special one - it will be the tenth full version of the world's most commonly used operating system. The upcoming release, which should... Read more ...

Google Hit With $57 Million Fine In France

Google Hit With $57 Million Fine In France

Over in Europe, there have been various initiatives in an attempt to try and protect user privacy as much as possible. For example there was the introduction of the right to be... Read more ...