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January 29, 2019, 4:30 PM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple disables Group FaceTime on the server side as a temporary workaround after recently reported security flaw, says software update is coming this week  —  Software update still due later this week  —  Apple has temporarily disabled its Group FaceTime feature in iOS and macOS to fix a major security flaw.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
FaceTime bug lets a caller hear audio or view video from recipient's phone before the call has been accepted or rejected  —  A significant bug has been discovered in FaceTime and is currently spreading virally over social media.  The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime …
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google says Gmail's Android and iOS apps will get a refreshed design in coming weeks to reflect the Google Material Theme, with other G Suite apps to follow  —  Google is rolling out a new interface overhaul for Gmail on mobile devices, a move that fits with the company's broader mission …
Rachel Siegel / Washington Post:
GameStop shares plunge 26%+ after the board of the video game and electronics retailer said it had ended its search for a buyer  —  GameStop shares plunged nearly 30 percent Tuesday after the video game and electronics retailer said it had ended the search for a buyer, causing a share sell-off among investors who had expected a sale.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Petal, which offers credit cards to people without credit scores, raises $30M Series B led by Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures  —  Petal, a fintech startup that offers credit cards to people without credit scores, has raised $30 million in a series B round of funding led by Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures …
Miranda Karanfili / Cointelegraph.com News:
BitTorrent completed its token sale on Tuesday on the Binance Launchpad platform, netting $7.1M in under 15 minutes with the sale of 50B tokens  —  The BitTorrent token (BTT) sale on the Binance Launchpad platform concluded today Jan. 28, netting $7.1 million dollars with the sale of 50 billion tokens in under 15 minutes.
U.S. Department of Justice:
DOJ indictment details Huawei's efforts to steal trade secrets from T-Mobile and offer bonuses to staff who stole confidential information from other companies  —  Huawei Corporate Entities Conspired to Steal Trade Secret Technology and Offered Bonus to Workers who Stole Confidential Information from Companies Around the World
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