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Dan Primack / Axios:
First Alert, maker of safety products like fire and smoke alarms, buys WiFi system maker Luma; Luma has raised $22M in VC funding from Accel, Amazon, others   —  First Alert, a subsidiary of Newell Brands, has quietly acquired Luma, a home WiFi system maker that had raised $22 million …
Jan 12, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Steve Jurvetson, who acrimoniously left DFJ in November, had hosted a sex party described in Emily Chang's upcoming book Brotopia   —  Silicon Valley was rocked earlier this month by revelations of sex and drug parties attended by the tech elite, as detailed in a Vanity Fair excerpt of journalist Emily Chang's upcoming book Brotopia.
Jan 11, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Twitter misses Senate Intelligence Committee deadline for questions on Russian election interference, says it will respond soon; Facebook, Google meet deadline   —  Twitter missed a Monday deadline to respond to written questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian online interference …
Jan 9, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Apple says all Mac, iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre; Meltdown defense added in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2; Spectre patch for Safari coming within days   —  After more than a day of silence, Apple confirmed Thursday that the Mac, iPhone and iPad are all affected by the recently disclosed massive chip vulnerability.
Jan 4, 2018, 7:47 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
ARM says some high-end processors, including its Cortex-A processors, are affected by CPU flaws; Cortex-M processors often used in IoT devices aren't impacted   —  The entire tech industry is scrambling to create software patches that close a massive security vulnerability due to a decade-long flaw …
Jan 3, 2018, 5:21 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Intel says CPU flaws not limited to its own chips, exploits can't corrupt/modify data but can access sensitive data, is working with AMD and ARM to find fixes   —  A soon-to-be-disclosed and massive chip flaw affects more than just Intel chips, according to both sources familiar with the issue and Intel itself.
Jan 3, 2018, 3:22 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Spotify confidentially filed IPO documents with the SEC at the end of December; indications are the company wants to list in Q1   —  Music streaming giant Spotify confidentially filed IPO documents with the SEC at the end of December, according to multiple sources.
Jan 3, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Apple makes $29 iPhone battery replacement price effective immediately, rather than in late January, but warns initial supplies of some batteries may be limited   —  Aiming to further stem controversy over how it handles aging iPhone batteries, Apple said Saturday that its lower replacement price …
Dec 30, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Axios:
Mark Zuckerberg's US tour was part of a political campaign to help bolster the company's reputation as anti-tech sentiment grows, not a presidential run   —  Mark Zuckerberg started 2017 scoffing at the idea of Russia election manipulation on Facebook, and looked like he was contemplating his own possible run for the presidency.
Dec 28, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Shannon Vavra / Axios:
Bipartisan group of lawmakers introduce Secure Elections Act bill, propose spending $386M to replace outdated voting systems vulnerable to hacking   —  Sen. James Lankford introduced a bill Thursday that could help prevent foreign tampering in U.S. elections and strengthen election cybersecurity …
Dec 22, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context

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