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June 25, 2019, 3:30 PM

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Sara Fischer / Axios:
LinkedIn says it will change its algorithm to favor posts that cater to niche professional interests as opposed to elevating viral content  —  Linkedin will today announce algorithm changes made over the past 12-18 months to favor conversations in its Feed that cater to niche professional interests …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft announces the OneDrive Personal Vault, which protects a folder with 2FA access, coming by the end of the year  —  Available to everyone by the end of the year  —  Microsoft is adding a new secured storage area to OneDrive where users can store more sensitive files.
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researchers say hackers have been stealing massive amounts of call records from over ten cell network providers worldwide to conduct targeted surveillance  —  At least 10 cell networks have been hacked over the past seven years  —  Security researchers say they have uncovered …
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
MX, which develops a suite of aggregation and analysis tools for financial institutions, raises $100M Series B led by Battery Ventures  —  MX, a Utah-based software firm developing a suite of aggregation and analysis tools for financial institutions, today revealed that it's secured $100 million …
Lane Sainty / BuzzFeed:
Australian judge allows man to sue media companies for defamation over Facebook comments written by their readers  —  Former youth detainee Dylan Voller is suing News Corp, Fairfax Media and Sky News.  —  BuzzFeed News Reporter, Australia  —  Dylan Voller, the Aboriginal man …
Maggie Miller / The Hill:
Ten-month-long bipartisan Senate investigation finds many federal agencies, including DHS, left sensitive data vulnerable to cyberattacks over the past decade  —  Several federal agencies failed to update system vulnerabilities over the course of the last two administrations …
More: Engadget
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
UK-based used car marketplace Motorway raises £11M Series A led by Marchmont Ventures  —  Motorway, the U.K. used car marketplace, has raised £11 million in Series A funding.  Leading the round is Marchmont Ventures, the fund managed by Hugo Burge and Alan Martin …
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