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Leaked screenshots show Facebook’s influencer search engine for connecting marketers and creators to make branded content; Facebook confirms it is…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Leaked screenshots show Facebook's influencer search engine for connecting marketers and creators to make branded content; Facebook confirms it is testing it   —  Facebook's next money-maker could be this tool for connecting marketers to social media creators so they can team up on sponsored content Facebook ad campaigns.

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Baidu COO Lu Qi to step down in July, after joining Chinese search giant from Microsoft in January 2017 (Meng Jing/South China Morning Post)

Meng Jing / South China Morning Post : Baidu COO Lu Qi to step down in July, after joining Chinese search giant from Microsoft in January 2017   —  Baidu, the operator of China's largest online search service, said on Friday that its chief operating officer, Lu Qi, will step down to take on a new role, in the latest executive reshuffle …

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Apple transferred €1.5B into an escrow account set up by Irish government, the first tranche of the €13B in back taxes Apple may be liable…

Graham Fahy / Reuters : Apple transferred €1.5B into an escrow account set up by Irish government, the first tranche of the €13B in back taxes Apple may be liable for after EU ruling   —  DUBLIN (Reuters) - Apple has paid 1.5 billion euros ($1.18 billion) into an escrow account set up by the Irish government …

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Operator of malware-testing service Scan4You, which helped hackers evade antivirus software, convicted by US jury after Trend Micro gave data to the…

Lily Hay Newman / Wired : Operator of malware-testing service Scan4You, which helped hackers evade antivirus software, convicted by US jury after Trend Micro gave data to the FBI   —  MOST ANTIVIRUS SCANNERS play a classic cat and mouse game: They work by checking software against a frequently updated list of potential threats.

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CEO Jihan Wu of Bitmain, one of the world’s largest bitcoin mining equipment maker, says the company had booked $3.5B in revenues in 2017 (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg : CEO Jihan Wu of Bitmain, one of the world's largest bitcoin mining equipment maker, says the company had booked $3.5B in revenues in 2017   —  Even by the standards of Bitcoin, things are crazy in China.  As the boom in cryptocurrencies has become the biggest speculative bubble in recorded history …

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Intel’s Mobileye has signed a deal to supply 8M cars with its self-driving chip tech, set to launch in 2021, to an undisclosed European automaker…

Steven Scheer / Reuters : Intel's Mobileye has signed a deal to supply 8M cars with its self-driving chip tech, set to launch in 2021, to an undisclosed European automaker   —  JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Mobileye, Intel Corp's Israel-based autonomous driving unit, has signed a contract to supply eight million cars …

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Intel’s Mobileye has signed a deal to supply 8M cars with its self-driving chip tech, set to launch in 2021, to an undisclosed European automaker…

Steven Scheer / Reuters : Intel's Mobileye has signed a deal to supply 8M cars with its self-driving chip tech, set to launch in 2021, to an undisclosed European automaker   —  JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Mobileye, Intel Corp's Israel-based autonomous driving unit, has signed a contract to supply eight million cars …

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Senate votes to reverse FCC order and restore net neutrality

The Senate today voted 52-47 to disapprove the FCC’s recent order replacing 2015’s net neutrality rules, a pleasant surprise for internet advocates and consumers throughout the country. Although the disapproval will almost certainly not lead to the new rules being undone, it is a powerful statement of solidarity with a constituency activated against this deeply unpopular order. To be clear, the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” is still set to take effect in June. BREAKING: The Senate just voted to restore #NetNeutrality ! We won. To all of those who kept fighting and didn’t get discouraged: you did this. You raised your voices and we heard you. Thank you. Now the fight continues. On to the House! — Ed Markey (@SenMarkey) May 16, 2018 Senate Joint Resolution 52 officially disapproves the rule under the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to undo recently created rules by federal agencies. It will have to pass in the House as well and then be signed by the president for the old rules to be restored (that or a two-thirds majority, which is equally unlikely).

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US Cellular Finally Releases Oreo For Galaxy S8 – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo US Cellular Finally Releases Oreo For Galaxy S8 Ubergizmo We reported last week that even though the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have received Android 8.0 Oreo on most carriers in the United States, there was one smaller carrier that was yet to release the much-awaited update. That carrier was U.S. Cellular ... and more »

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