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OnePlus says its OnePlus 6T flagship will have a fingerprint reader in the display, likely making it the first phone widely available in the US with…

Lynn La / CNET : OnePlus says its OnePlus 6T flagship will have a fingerprint reader in the display, likely making it the first phone widely available in the US with the feature   —  The upcoming OnePlus 6T will feature an in-display fingerprint reader, the company confirmed to CNET.

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Uber hires Coca-Cola veteran Rebecca Messina as its first chief marketing officer (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

Catherine Shu / TechCrunch : Uber hires Coca-Cola veteran Rebecca Messina as its first chief marketing officer   —  Uber announced today that it has hired Coca-Cola veteran Rebecca Messina to serve as its chief marketing officer.  Messina is the first person to hold that title at Uber and will work with its international marketing teams …

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Lightyear, a for-profit subsidiary of Stellar Development Foundation, acquires Chain, a Visa and Citi-backed startup making blockchain tech for…

Michael del Castillo / Forbes : Lightyear, a for-profit subsidiary of Stellar Development Foundation, acquires Chain, a Visa and Citi-backed startup making blockchain tech for finance industry   —  The for-profit subsidiary of the Stellar Development Foundation has purchased Chain, a venture backed blockchain startup …

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Intel acquires San Jose-based NetSpeed Systems, which it had invested in previously, for better tools to make system-on-a-chip designs (Ingrid…

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch : Intel acquires San Jose-based NetSpeed Systems, which it had invested in previously, for better tools to make system-on-a-chip designs   —  Intel today is announcing another acquisition as it continues to pick up talent and IP to bolster its next generation of computing chips beyond legacy PCs.

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