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Sources: Apple plans three new iPhones for 2019, including a high-end one with a triple rear camera, and the successor to the iPhone XR with a…

Wall Street Journal : Sources: Apple plans three new iPhones for 2019, including a high-end one with a triple rear camera, and the successor to the iPhone XR with a dual-camera   —  Three new iPhone models planned for 2019, including one with a triple rear camera  —  Apple Inc. AAPL .32% is planning to release three …

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Sources: Alibaba-backed AI startup Megvii, owner of facial recognition developer Face++, is considering an IPO in Hong Kong that could raise as much…

Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg : Sources: Alibaba-backed AI startup Megvii, owner of facial recognition developer Face++, is considering an IPO in Hong Kong that could raise as much as $1B   —  - Owner of Face++ is said to consider Hong Kong as a destination  — AI startup said to weigh raising at least $500 million

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Quartz’s AI Studio has developed bots to help journalists with data analysis tasks, using machine learning to identify patterns in records and more…

Marcela Kunova / Journalism.co.uk : Quartz's AI Studio has developed bots to help journalists with data analysis tasks, using machine learning to identify patterns in records and more   —  The US publisher offers reporters with no coding skills a set of free tools to help them write better data-driven stories

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Some Twitter users in China, of which there are 3.2M, face detention and threats in Beijing’s broad and punitive new censorship push (Paul Mozur/New…

Paul Mozur / New York Times : Some Twitter users in China, of which there are 3.2M, face detention and threats in Beijing's broad and punitive new censorship push   —  SHANGHAI — One man spent 15 days in a detention center.  The police threatened another's family.  A third was chained to a chair for eight hours of interrogation.

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Mondelez sues insurance company for refusing to pay out $100M claim for NotPetya damages, launching the first major legal battle over cyber attack…

Financial Times : Mondelez sues insurance company for refusing to pay out $100M claim for NotPetya damages, launching the first major legal battle over cyber attack cost recovery   —  Mondelez, the US food company that owns the Oreo and Cadbury brands, is suing its insurance company, Zurich …

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US Secret Service memo warns that card thieves are avoiding detection while carrying multiple counterfeit cards by relying on the Fuze smart card…

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security : US Secret Service memo warns that card thieves are avoiding detection while carrying multiple counterfeit cards by relying on the Fuze smart card   —  Street thieves who specialize in cashing out stolen credit and debit cards increasingly are hedging their chances of getting caught carrying …

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Researchers develop tool that can predict where Twitter users live with 92.5% accuracy using GPS data from geotagged tweets posted prior to April 2015…

Issie Lapowsky / Wired : Researchers develop tool that can predict where Twitter users live with 92.5% accuracy using GPS data from geotagged tweets posted prior to April 2015   —  AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP of researchers has developed an algorithmic tool that uses Twitter to automatically predict exactly where you live …

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Videolan says it expects VLC to surpass 3B downloads on Friday and that Airplay support is coming to the main VLC app, possibly arriving in about a…

Janko Roettgers / Variety : Videolan says it expects VLC to surpass 3B downloads on Friday and that Airplay support is coming to the main VLC app, possibly arriving in about a month   —  Open source video player app VLC was mere hours away from surpassing 3 billion downloads Friday, and the Videolan team celebrated …

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Former ConsenSys employees and investors say ConsenSys’ investment structure and CEO Joseph Lubin’s insistence on control made enticing outside…

CoinDesk : Former ConsenSys employees and investors say ConsenSys' investment structure and CEO Joseph Lubin's insistence on control made enticing outside investors tough   —  “Just rely on the fact that it's all funded by Papa Joe.”  —  That's how one former employee, who asked to stay anonymous …

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For many adolescents, TikTok videos they consume are primarily repurposed content on curated YouTube channels and Instagram meme accounts (Alex…

Alex West / New York Magazine : For many adolescents, TikTok videos they consume are primarily repurposed content on curated YouTube channels and Instagram meme accounts   —  If you're looking for a window into contemporary youth culture, there is nothing better than TikTok.  The social short-video app's primary feature …

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Mobile retail banking startup N26 is raising $300M Series D at a $2.7B valuation led by Insight Venture Partners, says it is live in 24 European…

Romain Dillet / TechCrunch : Mobile retail banking startup N26 is raising $300M Series D at a $2.7B valuation led by Insight Venture Partners, says it is live in 24 European markets   —  Fintech startup N26 is raising a Series D round of $300 million.  Following this new funding round, the company is now valued at $2.7 billion.

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Overview of the high-end monitors announced at CES so far, including 49-inch ultrawide offerings from Samsung, Dell, and others (Tom Warren/The Verge)

Tom Warren / The Verge : Overview of the high-end monitors announced at CES so far, including 49-inch ultrawide offerings from Samsung, Dell, and others   —  Giant, wide, and sometimes even portable  —  It's barely the second week of the year, and we've already been treated to an arrangement of weird and wonderful monitors …

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Hulu to start testing a new home screen to replace the “confusing” Lineup feature with two different options called “Hulu Picks” and “Unwatched in My…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Hulu to start testing a new home screen to replace the “confusing” Lineup feature with two different options called “Hulu Picks” and “Unwatched in My Stuff”   —  Hulu is preparing to update its streaming app in order to make its simpler to navigate to and discover content you want to watch.

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IKEA’s battery-powered smart blinds supporting HomeKit, Alexa, Google Assistant, and IKEA’s Trådfri will be broadly available in Europe Feb….

Jesus Diaz / Fast Company : IKEA's battery-powered smart blinds supporting HomeKit, Alexa, Google Assistant, and IKEA's Trådfri will be broadly available in Europe Feb. 2, in the US Apr. 1   —  Ikea is finally introducing low-cost, motorized smart blinds.  Called Fyrtur, the blinds will be available …

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Sources: Bitmain co-founders Wu Jihan and Zhan Ketuan to step down as co-CEOs, will be succeeded by product engineering director Wang Haichao (Zheping…

Zheping Huang / South China Morning Post : Sources: Bitmain co-founders Wu Jihan and Zhan Ketuan to step down as co-CEOs, will be succeeded by product engineering director Wang Haichao   —  - Bitmain accounts for 75 per cent of the world's specialised computers used to earn new units of digital money

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