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February 8, 2020, 11:55 PM

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Natt Garun / The Verge:
A roundup of the coronavirus outbreak's impact on the tech sector, from closures of offices, stores, and factories in China to affecting MWC attendance  —  The outbreak shows that what impacts China impacts everything  —  The tech sector is currently feeling the impact of the coronavirus …
Reuters:
Nirave Gondhia / Android Central:
Motorola Razr review: front quick view display is useful but bumps can be felt while using the foldable screen, battery life is poor, and camera is lackluster  —  Too many compromises, for too much money.  —  Motorola RAZR: The review  — Stunning design  — Folding display  — Average Battery
Jay Peters / The Verge:
A group calling itself OurMine briefly compromised Facebook's Twitter and Instagram accounts, seemingly via a third-party service called Khoros  —  OurMine is taking credit for the hacks  —  Several of Facebook's Twitter and Instagram accounts were hijacked this evening …
Peter Blumberg / Bloomberg:
Facebook agrees to improve its security procedures to settle a class action lawsuit over the 2018 data breach that exposed personal data of 29M users  —  Facebook Inc. pledged to improve security protocols to resolve a lawsuit blaming the company for a 2018 data breach that exposed personal data of 29 million users.
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New York Times:
How predictive algorithms are increasingly being used to set police patrols, prison sentences, and probation rules in the US and Europe  —  Across the United States and Europe, software is making probation decisions and predicting whether teens will commit crime.  Opponents want more human oversight.
Alaric DeArment / MedCity News:
Vineti, a company that makes software for cell and gene therapy firms, raises $35M Series C, led by Cardinal Health, with participation from Novartis and others  —  The company said it plans to expand into new supply chains for advanced therapeutics in addition to cell and gene therapies …

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