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February 9, 2018, 3:15 PM

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Bloomberg:
Uber settles Waymo lawsuit, pledges not to use Waymo's trade secrets; Waymo will receive 0.34% stake in Uber worth about $245M  —  Uber Technologies Inc. settled the high-stakes trade-secret theft lawsuit brought by Waymo, resolving a conflict that already cost the ride-hailing giant …
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon is preparing to launch a delivery service, “Shipping with Amazon”, beginning in LA in coming weeks with third-party merchants  —  The company is preparing to begin the offering in Los Angeles with its ‘third-party merchants’ and then roll it out more broadly
James Vincent / The Verge:
YouTube temporarily suspends ads on Logan Paul's channels citing “recent pattern of behavior”, after multiple controversial posts since the suicide victim video  —  It's only a temporary suspension though  —  Has controversial YouTuber Logan Paul changed?  It seems YouTube doesn't think so.
BBC:
Russia arrests scientists who tried to mine Bitcoin on a supercomputer at a top-secret nuclear research facility where USSR's first atomic bomb was produced  —  Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Snap tried to buy now defunct messaging app Secret for up to $60M, but couldn't agree on price since Secret was valued at $120M in 2014 Series B round  —  Evan Spiegel secretly tried to hire away the team at Secret, but the price was too high.  That's according to three sources familiar with the deal who spoke to TechCrunch.

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