Techmeme
January 15, 2018, 2:25 PM

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Fred Vogelstein / Wired:
Facebook's head of News Feed Adam Mosseri says the recently announced overhaul, designed to help people better connect, will result in less video appearing  —  Facebook on Thursday announced sweeping changes to the way it plans to manage the newsfeed, the front door to the service for its 2 billion monthly users.
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Inside the community of early cryptocurrency investors, now multimillionaires, and how they manage newfound riches and the explosion of interest in the industry  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg.
Nikkei:
Google relaunches its map service in China after an eight year absence, with a China-specific version of the Google Maps website and an iOS app  —  US tech giant begins return to market it left in 2010  —  BEIJING — Google has relaunched its map service in China after an eight-year absence …
More: Reuters
Frances Schwartzkopff / Bloomberg:
Danish police charge 1,004 youths with distributing sexually explicit material of two 15-year-olds following a tip-off from Facebook  —  Police have charged more than 1,000 young people in case  —  Crackdown comes as global #MeToo movement focuses on sex abuse

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IBM:
Multi-platinum music producer collaborates with AI and APIs  —  See how IBM partnered with Spotify to help Alex da Kid find the perfect match for his upcoming single.
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The Top 100 Venture Capitalists  —  For a third consecutive year, we worked with The New York Times to develop a data-driven ranking of the world's best venture capital partners.  Here are the top 100.

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