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July 8, 2019, 4:05 PM

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BBC:
UK's ICO fines British Airways a record £183M fine for the data breach in 2018 that affected ~500K customers  —  British Airways is facing a record fine of £183m for last year's breach of its security systems.  —  The airline, owned by IAG, says it is “surprised and disappointed” …
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Sources: White House has not invited Facebook and Twitter to attend its “social media summit”, to be held on Thursday  —  (CNN)The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said.
Angel Au-Yeung / Forbes:
Sources describe a toxic work environment at Bumble co-founder Andrey Andreev's other dating app, Badoo, which has 60M users and shares London HQ with Bumble  —  Even for an afternoon business meeting, Andrey Andreev, the world's top online dating tycoon, dresses like he's headed to a nightclub …
Bloomberg:
Sources detail how Facebook tracked and fought hoaxes about itself using a tool called Stormchaser; Facebook says it stopped using the tool in mid-2018  —  Polling data and secretive projects - ‘Stormchaser’ and 'Night's Watch' - helped the social media giant track public sentiment, and respond to it
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
FBI and ICE have access to 641M photos including driver's license photos from 21 states for facial recognition searches, internal docs and GAO report show  —  A cache of records shared with The Washington Post reveals that agents are scanning millions of Americans' faces without their knowledge or consent.
AnandTech:
AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen 3700X and 3900X CPU review: best performance for Office and web scenarios with heavy multithreading, lag behind Intel for gaming performance  —  It's the review we've all been waiting for.  Since December last year - and particularly since CES - AMD has been teasing us …
Reuters:
After Tokyo abruptly tightened export controls to South Korea, chipmakers like Samsung and SK Hynix are struggling to find necessary supplies elsewhere  —  Ju-min Park, Makiko Yamazaki  —  SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst …
Peter Elstrom / Bloomberg:
Report: VC investments in China tumbled 77% YoY to $9.4B in Q2 this year, while the number of deals roughly halved to 692, amid concerns about a trade war  —  - Value of venture deals in the country plummets 77% in quarter  — Deals had surged to almost the same level as the U.S. in 2018
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