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Bloomberg:
Profile of Brendan Greene, director of PC game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, which has sold 13M copies and is launching on Xbox later this year   —  Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop wasting …
Oct 1, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Alex Webb / Bloomberg:
Apple has quietly built a global network of small research and development labs that doubles as an employee poaching operation   —  Apple has opened offices close to companies with top expertise  —  In recent years, Apple Inc. has quietly put together a global network of small research and development labs …
Oct 1, 2017, 4:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
CEO of $96B hedge fund Man Group reflects on the rise of AI-centric funds at the firm after being initially wary of incorporating AI into company's strategy   —  As chief executive officer of one of the world's largest hedge funds, Luke Ellis prides himself on a healthy appetite for risk.
Oct 1, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: ongoing investigations find the Equifax hack may have been state-sponsored, and 30+ entry points were created in Equifax computer systems   —  In the corridors and break rooms of Equifax Inc.'s giant Atlanta headquarters, employees used to joke that their enormously successful credit reporting company …
Sep 30, 2017, 3:01 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Travis Kalanick appoints Ursula Burns, John Thain to Uber board in clout-bolstering move; Uber says decision “came as a complete surprise to Uber and its board”   —  Kalanick asserts right to pick directors as questions swirl  —  Unclear if Uber's new CEO Khosrowshahi supports board choices
Sep 29, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Google to launch Advanced Protection Program marketed at high-profile users that replaces 2-factor auth with physical keys, blocks all third party apps   —  New service for Gmail, data will block third-party apps, hacks  —  Product designed to replace two-factor authentication
Sep 29, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
AT&T, CenturyLink, industry associations ask US Supreme Court to overturn Obama-era net neutrality rules barring ISPs from slowing or blocking rivals' content   —  Appeal adds to pressure on rule that FCC might weaken  —  Rule bars service providers from slowing some web traffic
Sep 28, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Ilya Khrennikov / Bloomberg:
Moscow officials say they are adding AI-powered facial recognition technology to some of the city's 170K CCTV cameras to help identify criminals   —  City hall will roll out technology from startup Ntechlab  —  Technology testing provided evidence for detaining criminals
Sep 28, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Pavel Alpeyev / Bloomberg:
Toshiba signs final agreement to sell its flash memory chip business for ~$18B to group led by Bain Capital, which includes Apple, Dell, SK Hynix, and Hoya Corp   —  Toshiba Corp. signed a final agreement to sell its flash memory chip business to a group led by Bain Capital for about 2 trillion yen …
Sep 28, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Jennifer Surane / Bloomberg:
Equifax to launch a new free service by February 2018 which allows users to lock and unlock access to their credit files   —  New ‘safe and simple’ service to be introduced by January  —  CEO Barros lays out plan in newspaper op-ed on 2nd day in job  —  Equifax Inc. will debut a new service …
Sep 27, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context

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