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Symantec: a hacking campaign launched from China, with the likely intention of espionage, breached satellite and defense companies in the US and…

Joseph Menn / Reuters : Symantec: a hacking campaign launched from China, with the likely intention of espionage, breached satellite and defense companies in the US and Southeast Asia   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators …

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PayPal to buy Hyperwallet, which helps individuals and small firms receive payments for goods and services they sell on online marketplaces, for about…

Peter Rudegeair / Wall Street Journal : PayPal to buy Hyperwallet, which helps individuals and small firms receive payments for goods and services they sell on online marketplaces, for about $400M   —  Hyperwallet helps individuals and small firms receive payments for goods and services that they sell on online marketplaces

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Facebook launches Brand Collabs search engine to connect brands and creators for sponsoring and product placement deals; Facebook is not currently…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Facebook launches Brand Collabs search engine to connect brands and creators for sponsoring and product placement deals; Facebook is not currently taking a cut   —  Facebook wants to help connect brands to creators so they can work out sponsored content and product placement deals, even if it won't be taking a cut.

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San Francisco-based Peek raises $23M Series B and inks partnership with Google in push to digitize travel activities (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch : San Francisco-based Peek raises $23M Series B and inks partnership with Google in push to digitize travel activities   —  Peek, a U.S. startup aiming to digitize the travel activities industry, has pulled a $23 million Series B round of financing and uncorked a partnership with Google that will help increase its visibility.

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GitHub expands its GitHub Education service to any school for free, offering access to GitHub Enterprise or Business Hosted accounts and training for…

Matthew Hughes / The Next Web : GitHub expands its GitHub Education service to any school for free, offering access to GitHub Enterprise or Business Hosted accounts and training for teachers   —  Software development isn't just about writing code.  It's also about what you do with that code — testing, documenting, and proper source management.

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Oppo announces Find X with 6.4-inch display and front and rear cameras housed in slide-up section above the display to avoid a notch; price and…

Dan Seifert / The Verge : Oppo announces Find X with 6.4-inch display and front and rear cameras housed in slide-up section above the display to avoid a notch; price and release TBD   —  The latest volley in the war against notches is a motorized camera  —  Photography by Amelia Holowaty Krales; video by Phil Esposito, Alix Diaconis

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Twitch now lets streamers run multiple "Extensions" overlays on their video at once, after launching the tools, including live polls and…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Twitch now lets streamers run multiple “Extensions” overlays on their video at once, after launching the tools, including live polls and leaderboards, last year   —  Last year, Twitch announced a suite of tools called Extensions, that allow streamers to customize their channel pages …

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Estonian startup Veriff, which develops a SaaS platform to help companies verify identities, raises $7.7M Series A led by Mosaic Ventures (Steve…

Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch : Estonian startup Veriff, which develops a SaaS platform to help companies verify identities, raises $7.7M Series A led by Mosaic Ventures   —  Veriff, the Estonian startup that wants to become something akin to the ‘Stripe for identity’, has raised $7.7 million in Series A funding.

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Amazon officially announces Hub, its package delivery lockers, and says over 500,000 have access to them as more roll out across US (Ben Fox…

Ben Fox Rubin / CNET : Amazon officially announces Hub, its package delivery lockers, and says over 500,000 have access to them as more roll out across US   —  Amazon on Tuesday talked up some of the early successes of its new delivery lockers for apartments, called Hub.  —  The e-commerce giant last July launched the program …

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IBM unveils IBM Debater, an AI-powered debating program six years in the making that can perform tightly structured debates with humans on around 100…

New York Times : IBM unveils IBM Debater, an AI-powered debating program six years in the making that can perform tightly structured debates with humans on around 100 topics   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A match between an Israeli college debate champion and a loquacious IBM computer program demonstrated on Monday …

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