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Privacy-focused Brave browser is testing its own tech for ads that will eventually pay users with its Basic Attention Tokens for viewing or…

Stephen Shankland / CNET : Privacy-focused Brave browser is testing its own tech for ads that will eventually pay users with its Basic Attention Tokens for viewing or interacting with ads   —  Brave, a browser that blocks conventional online ads and strips privacy-invading trackers off the web, has begun testing its own technology for supplying advertisements.

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In internal open letter to CEO Satya Nadella, more than 100 Microsoft employees protest the firm’s work with ICE and ask that it stop working with the…

Sheera Frenkel / New York Times : In internal open letter to CEO Satya Nadella, more than 100 Microsoft employees protest the firm's work with ICE and ask that it stop working with the agency   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft's internal message board on Tuesday, more than 100 employees protested …

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Sources: Snap held talks to buy AR startup Blippar before Blippar closed its California office; SAP also considered acquiring Blippar’s computer…

Shona Ghosh / INSIDER : Sources: Snap held talks to buy AR startup Blippar before Blippar closed its California office; SAP also considered acquiring Blippar's computer vision team   —  - Snap held talks to buy Blippar just months before the augmented-reality startup shut down its Californian office in an urgent bid to cut costs.

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Sources: AT&T in talks to acquire AppNexus, which operates one of the largest independent ad exchanges; source says AppNexus won’t sell for less than…

Alex Heath / Cheddar : Sources: AT&T in talks to acquire AppNexus, which operates one of the largest independent ad exchanges; source says AppNexus won't sell for less than $2B   —  AT&T is in talks to acquire the advertising company AppNexus, Cheddar has learned.  —  Privately-held AppNexus operates …

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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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Anchor brings its free suite of mobile podcasting tools to the iPad, following its relaunch earlier this year as a podcast creation platform (Sarah…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Anchor brings its free suite of mobile podcasting tools to the iPad, following its relaunch earlier this year as a podcast creation platform   —  Following its relaunch earlier this year as a podcast creation platform, Anchor today is bringing its suite of mobile podcasting tools to the iPad.

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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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US Office of Government Ethics says in advisory that executive branch staff must report digital currency holdings since it’s property held for income…

Stan Higgins / CoinDesk : US Office of Government Ethics says in advisory that executive branch staff must report digital currency holdings since it's property held for income production   —  Those working for the executive branch of the U.S. government must disclose their cryptocurrency holdings, ethics officials said Monday.

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