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Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
How criminals accessed TransUnion's TLO mass-monitoring tech via a client's rogue employee to steal identities, and how they were caught using Nest cam footage   —  n a June day last year, a skinny, dreadlocked 29-year-old rapper known as Tony Da Boss lay in bed in a redbrick apartment …
Oct 15, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Sam Shead / Forbes:
UK filings show Google's DeepMind saw a pre-tax loss of £281.9M in 2017, up from £126.6M in 2016, with revenue of £54.4M in 2017, up 35% YoY   —  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.  — Share to facebook  — Share to twitter  — Share to linkedin
Oct 9, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
FBI compelled a suspect to use Face ID to unlock his iPhone X, following other cases where police with warrants unlocked iPhones via Touch ID   —  Privacy concerns around iPhone X facial recognition  —  It finally happened.  The feds forced an Apple iPhone X owner to unlock their device with their face.
Sep 30, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Sarah Hansen / Forbes:
Forter, which uses machine learning to detect and prevent fraud in online retail transactions, raises $50M Series D, bringing total raised to $100M   —  Forter, a company that uses machine learning to detect and prevent fraud in online retail transactions, announced today that it has raised $50 million …
Sep 26, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / Forbes:
Veem, which uses bitcoin in connecting customers' bank accounts with clients and suppliers, raises $25M led by Goldman with GV, Kleiner Perkins among investors   —  Marwan Forzely has come a long way since his days at Western Union.  The serial entrepreneur, who sold his previous company …
Sep 26, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton talks about why he gave up $850M to quit Facebook early and his differences with Zuckerberg and Sandberg over monetization   —  hatsApp cofounder Brian Acton, 46, sits in a cafe of the glitzy Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto, California, and the only way you'd guess …
Sep 26, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Microsoft says HoloLens apps Remote Assist and Layout generally available on Dynamics 365 along with previews of new AI-infused CRM tools on Oct. 1   —  With its first two business apps built in-house for use with HoloLens, Microsoft is taking off the training wheels to bring its mixed reality headsets …
Sep 18, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Profile of Procore, a cloud-based platform for the $1T US construction industry that has raised $200M+ and is thinking about IPO after barely surviving in 2008   —  n a quiet street in Montecito, California, a suburb of Santa Barbara, Procore CEO Craig “Tooey” Courtemanche is considering how best to break into his own house.
Sep 15, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
VC firm Felicis Ventures says it will earmark 1% of every investment for “founder development”, including therapy sessions, leadership coaching, and more   —  Startup culture has long conditioned entrepreneurs to project a public image of “crushing it” at all costs.
Sep 11, 2018, 5:35 AMIn context
Sebastian Blanco / Forbes:
Impossible Aerospace emerges from stealth with $9.4M Series A led by Bessemer and Airbus, unveiling US-1, a $7,500 US-made drone claiming 2-hour flight time   —  The question that Impossible Aerospace wanted to answer was: “What happens if you take the electric vehicle revolution and apply it to other industries?”
Sep 10, 2018, 8:55 PMIn context

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