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HyperScience, which uses AI to extract structured data from hand-filled and other business forms, raises $30M Series B, bringing its total raised to…

Jordan Crook / TechCrunch : HyperScience, which uses AI to extract structured data from hand-filled and other business forms, raises $30M Series B, bringing its total raised to $50M   —  HyperScience, the machine learning company that turns human readable data into machine readable data, has today announced the close …

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Amazon says ~200K SMBs generated $100K+ in sales via Amazon stores in 2018, 50K exceeded $500K, and the number of SMBs that sold $1M+ grew by 20%…

Paul Hill / Neowin : Amazon says ~200K SMBs generated $100K+ in sales via Amazon stores in 2018, 50K exceeded $500K, and the number of SMBs that sold $1M+ grew by 20%   —  Amazon has announced that it has helped more than 50,000 small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) generate more than $500,000 in sales in 2018 …

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EU’s copyright reform with “link tax” and “upload filters” suffers a setback as 11 member states vote against the proposal, making adoption in May…

Julia Reda : EU's copyright reform with “link tax” and “upload filters” suffers a setback as 11 member states vote against the proposal, making adoption in May less likely   —  Today, Council firmly rejected the negotiating mandate that was supposed to set out Member States' position ahead …

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Sources: the FTC has met to consider a record-setting fine against Facebook for failing to safeguard user privacy, potentially violating a 2011…

Washington Post : Sources: the FTC has met to consider a record-setting fine against Facebook for failing to safeguard user privacy, potentially violating a 2011 consent decree   —  U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement …

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Sources: FTC commissioners have met to consider a record fine against Facebook for potentially violating a 2011 consent decree about user privacy…

Washington Post : Sources: FTC commissioners have met to consider a record fine against Facebook for potentially violating a 2011 consent decree about user privacy   —  U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government …

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Sources: Spotify plans to launch a ~$100 voice-controlled in-car music player with preset buttons that correspond to Spotify playlists later this year…

Financial Times : Sources: Spotify plans to launch a ~$100 voice-controlled in-car music player with preset buttons that correspond to Spotify playlists later this year   —  Spotify has a new target as it makes a break for independence from devices made by Apple, Google and Amazon: the car dashboard.

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Facebook confirms it is testing LOL, a feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips pulled from News Feed posts by top meme Pages (Josh…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Facebook confirms it is testing LOL, a feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips pulled from News Feed posts by top meme Pages   —  How do you do fellow kids?  After Facebook Watch, Lasso, and IGTV failed to become hits with teens, the company has been quietly developing another youthful video product.

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Sources: Walmart has abandoned plans to launch a new streaming service after talks with the former CEO of Epix fell apart, will instead concentrate on…

Alex Sherman / CNBC : Sources: Walmart has abandoned plans to launch a new streaming service after talks with the former CEO of Epix fell apart, will instead concentrate on Vudu   —  - Talks with veteran media executive Mark Greenberg fell apart last year, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Amazon Web Services announces AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized service for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-premises…

Amazon.com, Inc. : Amazon Web Services announces AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized service for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-premises   —  Centralized backup service makes it easier and more cost-effective for customers to automate backups of their data and meet business and regulatory requirements

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