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Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran…

Twitter Safety / @twittersafety : Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran   —  Working with our industry peers today, we have suspended 284 accounts from Twitter for engaging in coordinated manipulation. Based on our existing analysis, it appears many of these accounts originated from Iran.

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Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran…

Twitter Safety / @twittersafety : Twitter says it has suspended 284 accounts for engaging in coordinated manipulation and that many of the accounts appeared to originate from Iran   —  Working with our industry peers today, we have suspended 284 accounts from Twitter for engaging in coordinated manipulation. Based on our existing analysis, it appears many of these accounts originated from Iran.

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Google launches experimental feature for Assistant users in the US that shares stories from Solutions Journalism Network when asked "tell me…

Patricia Hernandez / The Verge : Google launches experimental feature for Assistant users in the US that shares stories from Solutions Journalism Network when asked “tell me something good”   —  Good news, literally  —  Trying to keep up with the news might be aspirational, but these days, it can also be depressing.

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Braavo, a startup that provides financing to mobile app developers and gets paid back with a fixed percentage of future earnings, raises $6M Series A…

Anthony Ha / TechCrunch : Braavo, a startup that provides financing to mobile app developers and gets paid back with a fixed percentage of future earnings, raises $6M Series A   —  Braavo, a startup that provides financing to mobile app developers, is announcing that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding.

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A look at Facebook’s voice ambitions: from developing a speech recognition feature for Facebook and Messenger apps called Aloha to patents for a…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : A look at Facebook's voice ambitions: from developing a speech recognition feature for Facebook and Messenger apps called Aloha to patents for a speaker device   —  Code reveals unlaunched speech recognition feature  —  Facebook has been a bit slow to adopt the voice computing revolution.

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Tencent Holdings and SoftBank Group both dispute reports of their involvement in the pre-IPO investment round of Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant…

CoinDesk : Tencent Holdings and SoftBank Group both dispute reports of their involvement in the pre-IPO investment round of Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain   —  Tencent Holdings and SoftBank Group are both disputing their involvement in a widely reported pre-IPO investment round for Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain.

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Sequoia announces a new $695M fund aimed at India and Southeast Asia, its fifth such fund since expanding to India in 2006 (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch : Sequoia announces a new $695M fund aimed at India and Southeast Asia, its fifth such fund since expanding to India in 2006   —  Sequoia has announced the close of its newest fund for India and Southeast Asia.  The firm has raised $695 million for this fund, which is its fifth since it expanded into India 12 years ago.

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Research that looked at every anti-refugee attack in Germany over two years shows more attacks on refugees happened where Facebook use was higher than…

New York Times : Research that looked at every anti-refugee attack in Germany over two years shows more attacks on refugees happened where Facebook use was higher than average   —  ALTENA, Germany — When you ask locals why Dirk Denkhaus, a young firefighter trainee who had been considered neither dangerous nor political …

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Costco finishes rolling out contactless payments in US except at its gas stations, letting customers use Apple Pay, Google Pay Send, Samsung Pay at…

Joe Rossignol / MacRumors : Costco finishes rolling out contactless payments in US except at its gas stations, letting customers use Apple Pay, Google Pay Send, Samsung Pay at 750 stores   —  Apple Pay is now accepted at all Costco warehouses in the United States, at in-store checkouts, according to the wholesale retailer.

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Uber says it has hired Nelson Chai, formerly CEO of Warranty Group and CFO at NYSE and others, as its CFO, a position that’s been empty since 2015…

Dan Primack / Axios : Uber says it has hired Nelson Chai, formerly CEO of Warranty Group and CFO at NYSE and others, as its CFO, a position that's been empty since 2015   —  Uber on Tuesday announced that it has hired veteran Wall Street executive Nelson Chai as chief financial officer, a position that has been empty since 2015.

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Slack raises $427M Series H led by Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic at a valuation of over $7.1B (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch : Slack raises $427M Series H led by Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic at a valuation of over $7.1B   —  Slack, the workplace communications platform, has taken off like a rocket since launching in 2013 and now has more than 8 million daily active users and 70,000 teams paying to use it.

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