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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn suspends emails to connections when a European member has been mentioned in the news, after algorithm mixes up identities   —  LinkedIn has been forced to ‘pause’ a feature in Europe in which the platform emails members' connections when they've been ‘mentioned in the news’.
Feb 28, 2019, 9:35 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
Equipment from Cellebrite, popular with law enforcement for hacking into iOS/Android devices, is selling for $100-$1,000 on eBay; new units usually cost $6,000   —  When eBay merchant Mr. Balaj was looking through a pile of hi-fi junk at an auction in the U.K., he came across an odd-looking device.
Feb 27, 2019, 11:25 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Forbes:
Officials in Auckland, New Zealand suspend Lime's license after a glitch in e-scooters resulted in sudden braking, causing at least 30 injuries in 155 incidents   —  A software error sent Lime scooter riders flying after a glitch caused the scooter's front wheel to lock up randomly mid-ride.
Feb 23, 2019, 1:40 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Freight logistics startup Flexport raises a $1B round led by SoftBank's Vision Fund, source says at a valuation of $3.2B   —  His startup operates its own 747 aircraft and employs 1,066 people across 11 offices and four warehouses around the world.  He's tackling a market he calls …
Feb 21, 2019, 12:03 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service, as an invite-only beta in the US   —  LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally — says that video is the fastest-growing format on its platform alongside original written work, shared news and other content.
Feb 11, 2019, 4:15 PMIn context
Kurt Badenhausen / Forbes:
Foot Locker has invested $100M in GOAT Group, which operates online sneaker marketplace GOAT; sources say the investment brings GOAT Group's valuation to $550M+   —  The first Foot Locker store opened in 1974 in City of Industry, California.  The company's mission over the past four-plus decades …
Feb 7, 2019, 7:35 PMIn context
Paul Tassi / Forbes:
EDM artist Marshmello held two in-game concerts in Fortnite this weekend, with the first reportedly having 10M+ concurrent players watching   —  I'm still trying to process just how cool yesterday's live Marshmello concert in Fortnite was, and I found myself wondering just how many people were actually “in attendance,” so to speak.
Feb 4, 2019, 8:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Hackers are distributing Collections #2-5, containing 2.2B unique usernames and associated passwords likely cobbled together from old breaches   —  WHEN HACKERS BREACHED companies like Dropbox and LinkedIn in recent years—stealing 71 and 117 million passwords, respectively …
Jan 31, 2019, 8:30 AMIn context
C. Scott Brown / Android Authority:
Tim Baxter, Samsung North America's president and CEO, says he will retire on June 1, will be replaced by YH Eom, deputy head of Samsung North America   —  Tim Baxter is currently President and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America in New York City.  However, come this June …
Jan 30, 2019, 7:35 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft meets Q2 expectations with $32.5B revenue; Azure revenue grew 76% YoY, LinkedIn revenue grew 29% YoY, and Surface revenue grew 39% YoY   —  Microsoft today reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter of 2019, including revenue of $32.5 billion, net income of $8.4 billion …
Jan 30, 2019, 4:20 PMIn context

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