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June 12, 2018, 11:55 AM

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Richard Nieva / CNET:
Congress releases Facebook's written responses to follow-up questions from Mark Zuckerberg's April testimony; Facebook says it received 2,000+ questions  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered a lot of questions when he testified before Congress in April.
Josef Adalian / Vulture:
Inside Netflix's original content efforts as it spends $8B this year: “It's 70 percent gut and 30 percent data”, says Ted Sarandos  —  “What do you think about gas in the tank for the long term?” asks Cindy Holland, Netflix's vice-president of original content.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Swedish video-based call-a-doctor service Kry raises $66M Series B led by Index Ventures to finance further expansion in Europe  —  Swedish telehealth startup Kry has closed a $66 million Series B funding round led by Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Accel, Creandum, and Project A.
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
Instagram adds shopping tags directly into Stories, so now users can tap a shopping bag icon to learn more about buying a particular item  —  Instagram's shoppable tags are about to pop up in Stories.  The company first started testing the feature back in 2016 with a limited set of 20 partners.
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Robert Triggs / Android Authority:
USB Type-C has become a mess of compatibility issues, conflicting proprietary standards, and lacks sufficient consumer information to guide purchasing decisions  —  6.6K  —  USB Type-C was billed as the solution for all our future cable needs, unifying power and data delivery with display …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Coinbase announces plans to add support for Ethereum Classic, a fork of the Ethereum token, in the coming months  —  Coinbase may be one of the most-lauded crypto exchanges, but it supports just four coins right now which is far fewer than most others.  That's about to change a little …
Sean Lyngaas / Cyberscoop:
FBI announces arrest of 74 people, who allegedly hijacked bank transfers using email fraud, and recovery of ~$14M; 29 of the suspects were in Nigeria, 42 in US  —  The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.
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