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July 1, 2019, 1:00 PM

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Facebook:
Facebook says it will treat 2020 US Census like an election and will have “people, policies and technology in place to protect against census interference”  —  Civil rights are the foundation of a free and just society — and something we care deeply about as a company.
Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Report: Jony Ive was dispirited by Tim Cook's lack of interest in the product development process and frustrated inside a more operations-focused company  —  Shortly after Apple's announcement last week that Jony Ive was leaving the company, Bloomberg published a report that suggested …
Daniel Frankel / Multichannel News:
Strategy Analytics predicts that Roku will, at 52M devices, have 70% more OTT devices than its next closest competitor, Sony Playstation, by year end  —  Strategy Analytics predicts there will be 52 million Roku-enabled devices in use by year-end  —  The Roku OTT ecosystem further extended …
Golnaz Esfandiari / Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:
Iran says power consumption jumped 7% in June, largely due to Bitcoin mining, making the country's power grid unstable, seizes 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines  —  Iran has blamed an “unusual” spike in electricity consumption in the country on cryptocurrency miners, while warning that such illicit operations will be cut off from the grid.
Tova Cohen / Reuters:
Israel-Based NeuroBlade raises $23M Series A from Check Point co-founder Marius Nacht, Intel Capital, and others to bring its AI chip to market  —  TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht …

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