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Chinese online brokerage Futu Securities files for a US IPO, seeking to raise up to $300M, and says it had $92M in revenue for year ending September…

NASDAQ.com : Chinese online brokerage Futu Securities files for a US IPO, seeking to raise up to $300M, and says it had $92M in revenue for year ending September 2018   —  Futu Holdings, the largest China-based online broker age, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $300 million in an initial public offering.

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Intercontinental Exchange subsidiary Bakkt raises $182.5M to build its cryptocurrency exchange; sources: regulatory hurdles delay its plans for…

Frank Chaparro / The Block : Intercontinental Exchange subsidiary Bakkt raises $182.5M to build its cryptocurrency exchange; sources: regulatory hurdles delay its plans for bitcoin futures   —  Bakkt, the cryptocurrency venture by Intercontinental Exchange, has scored $182.5 million to build out its platform aimed …

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China-owned spacecraft maker CASIC launches first of 156 satellites intended to provide internet service by 2022 to rural China and then to developing…

Echo Huang / Quartz : China-owned spacecraft maker CASIC launches first of 156 satellites intended to provide internet service by 2022 to rural China and then to developing countries   —  Over the weekend, China launched a satellite into low-earth orbit, the first step of a plan to provide global satellite internet …

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How deepfakes, AI-generated videos that graft a person’s face onto another’s body, have been weaponized to harass and humiliate their subjects, mostly…

Drew Harwell / Washington Post : How deepfakes, AI-generated videos that graft a person's face onto another's body, have been weaponized to harass and humiliate their subjects, mostly women   —  “Deepfake” creators are making disturbingly realistic, computer-generated videos with photos taken from the Web, and ordinary women are suffering the damage.

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Beijing plans to adopt facial recognition-enabled smart locks in its public housing projects involving 120K tenants in 2019 to crack down on illegal…

Meng Jing / South China Morning Post : Beijing plans to adopt facial recognition-enabled smart locks in its public housing projects involving 120K tenants in 2019 to crack down on illegal subletting   —  - The smart lock is one of the latest hi-tech tools authorities are using to keep an eye on its citizens

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Der Spiegel: Volkswagen is planning to write off over $300M it invested in Gett, as the Israeli startup struggles to compete with Uber, Lyft, Didi,…

Globes Online : Der Spiegel: Volkswagen is planning to write off over $300M it invested in Gett, as the Israeli startup struggles to compete with Uber, Lyft, Didi, and others   —  “Der Spiegel” reported that Volkswagen would write off its over $300 million investment in the Israeli taxi hailing company.

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