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June 15, 2019, 11:10 PM

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New York Times:
Sources: US Cyber Command is deploying offensive malware in Russia's power grid, using powers granted in 2018 by Congress and a secret presidential directive  —  WASHINGTON — The United States is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir V. Putin …
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Jack Dorsey on plans to hire a team of five engineers and one designer, reporting directly to him at Square, to work on contributions to the Bitcoin ecosystem  —  NO JERKS ALLOWED.  —  Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology.
Sarah Dai / South China Morning Post:
Alibaba partners with Audi, Renault, and Honda to offer a range of in-car voice services like finding restaurants using its AI platform Tmall Genie Auto  —  Tie-up will offer car owners a range of voice-controlled services, including identification of nearby attractions and restaurants …
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Scoutbee, which develops and sells access to an AI-driven supplier discovery platform, raises $12M Series A, says its marketplace has more than 9.5M suppliers  —  Procuring parts and settling on suppliers are two of the most challenging undertakings in supply chain management, it's safe to say.
Leigh Cuen / CoinDesk:
Sources: as Stellar and others refused to partner and MobileCoin refused to sell, Facebook hired several dozen blockchain experts for several million/year each  —  Facebook's GlobalCoin project, also known as Project Libra, may face significant hurdles as the social media giant works toward a prospective launch.
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