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Scott Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Brilliant, which makes a $199 smart home hub, raises $21M Series A led by August Capital   —  Funding was led by August Capital  —  Talk about a lightbulb moment.  —  Aaron Emigh was taking some time off after Shopkick, a startup he co-founded, was acquired for about $250 million.
Oct 11, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources say Kaspersky antivirus tool was modified for espionage purposes to search for terms like “top secret” and that the firm must have known   —  Searches exploited popular Russian-made antivirus software to seek classified material, officials say
Oct 11, 2017, 2:23 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple strikes deal with Steven Spielberg to remake Amazing Stories, an 80s sci-fi series, in its first major foray into creating original content   —  Director's Amblin Television, NBCUniversal TV production unit to make new episodes of sci-fi series from the 1980s
Oct 10, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Mapping and location search startup Mapbox raises $164M led by SoftBank's Vision Fund and says it provides mapping technology to 900K+ developers   —  Technology is key to self-driving vehicles  —  As auto makers and tech giants rush to develop autonomous vehicles, SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 3.15% …
Oct 10, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Interview with Uber's HR chief Liane Hornsey on the firm's efforts to improve its work culture since Susan Fowler's blog post   —  HR chief Liane Hornsey talks about what steps the company has taken, and what's still ahead  —  Can Uber Technologies Inc. become a place women want to work?
Oct 9, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Studios struggles with lackluster releases, strained relationships with some producers, and, sources say, questions about potential conflicts of interest   —  The online retailer's foray into video is beset by lackluster releases and strained relationships with high-profile producers; ‘a bit of a gong show’
Oct 9, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: early drafts of Facebook's April 27 report on election manipulation included references to Russia that were cut at the urging of legal and policy teams   —  The drafting of the report sparked internal debate over how much information to disclose about Russian influence campaigns on the social network
Oct 5, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Ted Greenwald / Wall Street Journal:
Chip makers are adding greater smarts to cameras, spurring new generation of machines that not only capture images, but interpret and act on what they see   —  From lettuce production to augmented reality, companies are finding new uses for machines that can interpret and act on what they see
Oct 5, 2017, 5:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: hackers stole NSA data on US offensive and defensive cyber capabilities from a contractor's laptop in 2015, likely via Kaspersky software   —  The breach, considered the most serious in years, could enable Russia to evade NSA surveillance and more easily infiltrate U.S. networks
Oct 5, 2017, 1:22 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
Oct 5, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context

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