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February 9, 2018, 8:45 AM

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Emily Schechter / Chromium Blog:
Google says Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure” starting in July 2018 with release of Chrome 68  —  For the past several years, we've moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt HTTPS encryption.  And within the last year …
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Nest co-founder, chief product officer Matt Rogers says he's leaving to focus on his venture firm Incite.org but will help with Nest's transition into Google  —  Nest co-founder Matt Rogers says he's leaving the maker of smart home gadgets.  —  The move comes a day after Google's parent Alphabet …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nvidia reports Q4 revenue of $2.91B, up 34% YoY or 10% QoQ, net income of $1.1B, up 71% YoY or 33% QoQ, and fiscal 2018 revenue of $9.71B, up 41% YoY  —  Nvidia used to be synonymous with graphics chips for game machines.  But now it is using those same chips to drive artificial intelligence calculations …
Qualcomm:
Qualcomm's board unanimously rejects Broadcom's revised unsolicited $121B acquisition offer and offers to meet them to address “serious deficiencies in value”  —  Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) ("Qualcomm" or the “Company") today announced that its Board of Directors …
Alfred Ng / CNET:
After using DMCA notice to remove iOS 9 “iBoot” code leak on GitHub, Apple says “the security of our products doesn't depend on the secrecy of our source code”  —  Apple has responded to security concerns surrounding leaked iPhone source code, pointing out that any potential vulnerabilities would be outdated.

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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …

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