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With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK’s BT, France’s Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use…

Bloomberg : With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK's BT, France's Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use of its gear   —  - BT and Deutsche Telekom among companies distancing themselves  — Europe is the equipment maker's biggest market outside China

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Colin Kroll, the CEO, co-founder of HQ Trivia and co-founder of Vine, has died at 35; police source says a drug overdose is suspected (TMZ.com)

TMZ.com : Colin Kroll, the CEO, co-founder of HQ Trivia and co-founder of Vine, has died at 35; police source says a drug overdose is suspected   —  Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia has died of an apparent drug overdose ... TMZ has learned.  —  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ …

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Profile of Ivy Ross, Google’s VP of design, who is working to make Google’s hardware design aesthetic “human, optimistic and bold” (Katia…

Katia Moskvitch / WIRED UK : Profile of Ivy Ross, Google's VP of design, who is working to make Google's hardware design aesthetic “human, optimistic and bold”   —  Google's hardware is only a small part of its business, but it's one that's growing.  Vice president of design, Ivy Ross, is trying to help it compete with Apple and Samsung

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A detailed look at SIM swapping, a complex form of mobile phone fraud often used to steal cryptocurrency and other items of value (Brian Krebs/Krebs…

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security : A detailed look at SIM swapping, a complex form of mobile phone fraud often used to steal cryptocurrency and other items of value   —  KrebsOnSecurity recently had a chance to interview members of the REACT Task Force, a team of law enforcement officers and prosecutors based in Santa Clara …

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North Carolina, consistently rated as a top tech hub in the US, has seen its profile grow even further thanks to Red Hat-IBM deal and Epic Games’…

Mary Ann Azevedo / Crunchbase News : North Carolina, consistently rated as a top tech hub in the US, has seen its profile grow even further thanks to Red Hat-IBM deal and Epic Games' $1.25B round   —  The Research Triangle area in North Carolina (made up of the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) has consistently topped lists related …

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Virginia-based insurance comparison site Compare.com has raised $35M, bringing total raised to $185M since it was founded in 2013 (Gregory J….

Gregory J. Gilligan / Richmond Times-Dispatch : Virginia-based insurance comparison site Compare.com has raised $35M, bringing total raised to $185M since it was founded in 2013   —  Henrico County-based Compare.com, which enables consumers to price-comparison shop for automobile insurance online, has raised $35 million to help fuel its expansion and brand development.

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A look at HQ Trivia as it deals with its app’s fading popularity, races to publish its next game, and has its new CEO facing an HR complaint from an…

Kurt Wagner / Recode : A look at HQ Trivia as it deals with its app's fading popularity, races to publish its next game, and has its new CEO facing an HR complaint from an HQ employee   —  A boardroom battle and more alleged management issues have raised new questions about HQ's future.  —  HQ could use another win.

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Sources: Amazon in late-stage talks with several cities including Crystal City, Va., Dallas, New York for HQ2, may place smaller operations in…

Wall Street Journal : Sources: Amazon in late-stage talks with several cities including Crystal City, Va., Dallas, New York for HQ2, may place smaller operations in runner-up cities   —  The tech giant's decision, which may be announced in November, could include multiple locations involving smaller sites

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A look at Unfold, whose templates app for Instagram Stories has 11M+ users including celebs like Selena Gomez, as it launches a design agency focused…

Katharine Schwab / Fast Company : A look at Unfold, whose templates app for Instagram Stories has 11M+ users including celebs like Selena Gomez, as it launches a design agency focused on Stories   —  Alfonso Cobo saw the potential in Stories early on.  Today, his template app has 11 million users, and he's launching a design agency focused on Stories alone.

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Programming on Facebook Watch has evolved as it focuses on sports, news, and high-profile stars/creators and funding for shows by digital publishers…

Sahil Patel / Digiday : Programming on Facebook Watch has evolved as it focuses on sports, news, and high-profile stars/creators and funding for shows by digital publishers dries up   —  Facebook says it wants Facebook Watch programming that's unique to its platform — with big names and built-in distribution, if possible.

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Online hatred, trolling, harassment, and conspiracy theories are spilling into the physical world with ever greater and more alarming frequency…

Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News : Online hatred, trolling, harassment, and conspiracy theories are spilling into the physical world with ever greater and more alarming frequency   —  This week, reporters dredged up the online pasts of two monsters: a Florida man who was arrested for sending pipe bombs to at least a dozen …

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Google Home Hub review: smart photo frame and home control panel, a capable digital assistant, photos and videos look crisp but sound quality is…

Andrew Gebhart / CNET : Google Home Hub review: smart photo frame and home control panel, a capable digital assistant, photos and videos look crisp but sound quality is mediocre   —  Google Assistant helps this tiny screen feel powerful  —  $149.00  —  CNET may get a commission from these offers.  —  Compare These

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