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Telegram Founder Listed in Leaked Pegasus Project Data

Amid the varied cast of people whose numbers appear on a list of individuals selected by NSO Group's client governments, one name stands out as particularly ironic. Pavel Durov, the enigmatic Russian-born tech billionaire who has built his reputation.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 21st, 2021

The Station: The script for Elon Musk’s Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a chat with Kodiak Robotics’ co-founder

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and futur.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new kind of shopping

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-commerce operations, and also served as COO at Stitch Fix, arguable one of the top success stories of digital-first fash.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

WISEA J052305.94-015356.1 may be an extreme subdwarf of T-type

By analyzing the data from various surveys, a British amateur astronomer has found that a recently discovered star, designated WISEA J052305.94-015356.1, may be a representative of a rare class of subdwarfs—an extreme subdwarf of the T spectral cla.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Don"t be fooled by signs of recovery: Pandemics weaken the flow of business ideas for seven years

The UK continues on its path to economic recovery from COVID. According to the latest survey data from the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of companies seeing their turnover reduced by COVID in July 2021 was just 29%, compared to 65% i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

As Asian cities sink, managed retreat must be tabled

Even as Asia's megacities continue to submerge, officials of one small Philippine city are planning a major US$460 million reclamation project that will damage or sink their beautiful seaside city into the dark blue southern sea......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

One insect species introduced decades ago to a small island had an effect on several insect populations

Larvae of the Glanville fritillary butterfly, Melitaea cinxia, were introduced to the island of Sottunga in the Åland Islands, Finland, in 1991. The original research project for which this introduction was aimed failed. However, although the island.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Galaxy Watch 4 images leak, revealing the fruits of Samsung-Google collaboration

New live images of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic has leaked, just a week out from launch, offering us our first glimpse of Samsung's OneUI watch interface......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 3 min. ago

Zoom settles "zoombombing" and data privacy lawsuit for $85 million

Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million in a preliminary lawsuit settlement filed Saturday afternoon. The deal is in response to a class action lawsuit over users' concerns over the company allegedly having shared personal data with Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News13 hr. 3 min. ago

5 lessons from Duolingo’s bellwether edtech IPO of the year

Duolingo landed onto the public markets this week, rallying excitement and attention for the edtech sector and its founder cohort. The language learning business’ stock price soared when it began to trade, even after the unicorn raised its IPO pric.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Early Virus Sequences "Mysteriously" Deleted Have Been Not-So-Mysteriously Undeleted

"A batch of early coronavirus data that went missing for a year has emerged from hiding," reports the New York Times. (Jesse Bloom, a virologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, had found copies of 13 of the deleted sequences on Googl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Google Play Gets Mandatory App Privacy Labels In April 2022

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In iOS 14, Apple added a "privacy" section to the app store, requiring app developers to list the data they collect and how they use it. Google -- which was one of the biggest targets of Apple's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Kodiak Robotics’ founder says tight focus on autonomous trucks is working

"We will need to raise more money, as you pointed out, that's certainly no secret, but I think that we have multiple options to do that." Kodiak Robotics is one of the last private autonomous vehicles companies focused on trucking that is s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Amazon Hit With $887 Million Fine by European Privacy Watchdog

Amazon has been issued with a fine of 746 million euros ($887 million) by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc's data protection laws. From a report: The fine, disclosed by Amazon on Friday in a securities filing, was issued two weeks a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon hit by record $887 million EU privacy fine

Amazon faces a record-breaking €746 million (roughly $887 million) fine after a European Union data privacy regulator said the e-commerce giant had violated the bloc's signature privacy law, known as GDPR, in an advertising-related decision......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon releases first quarterly report under new CEO Andy Jassy

Amazon has released its first quarterly earnings report with newly minted CEO Andy Jassy at the helm, who took over for founder Jeff Bezos earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Nokia"s T20 Android tablet listed: a budget 10.3-inch slate to challenge Amazon and Samsung?

It appears that the Nokia tablet, named the Nokia T20, has already been certified in Russia, according to NokiaMob. The publication found two versions of the slate, one with Wi-Fi-only connectivity and the other that uses 4G through a SIM card......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Intel "Beast Canyon" NUC 11 Extreme kit is now available, starts at $1,150

About a week ago, Simply NUC listed the Intel NUC 11 Extreme configurations for pre-order, available for $1,399 (i7-11700B) and $1,599 (i9-11900KB). However, Intel puts their MSRP below that mark, at $1,150 and $1,350, respectively, but they don't co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

EU hits Amazon with record-breaking $887M GDPR fine over data misuse

Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) has hit Amazon with a record-breaking €746 million ($887m) GDPR fine over the way it uses customer data for targeted advertising purposes. Amazon disclosed the ruling in an SEC filing on.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021