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Video conferencing startup Zoom announces partnerships with Dropbox and Atlassian, a cloud phone system called Zoom Voice coming in 2019, and an app…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Video conferencing startup Zoom announces partnerships with Dropbox and Atlassian, a cloud phone system called Zoom Voice coming in 2019, and an app marketplace   —  Videoconferencing solution company Zoom announced a slew of new products and services this week at its Zoomtopia 2018 conference in San Jose, California.

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Lime submits application to San Francisco city attorney to delay rollout of the city’s scooter pilot program, to which Lime says it was unfairly…

Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg : Lime submits application to San Francisco city attorney to delay rollout of the city's scooter pilot program, to which Lime says it was unfairly denied a permit   —  - Startup will attempt to delay SF's planned scooter rollout  — Dispute underscores the industry's multi-billion dollar stakes

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Sources: Tencent Music is postponing its IPO until at least November because of the selloff in global markets (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal : Sources: Tencent Music is postponing its IPO until at least November because of the selloff in global markets   —  Music streamer and underwriters worried global market selloff would hurt pricing  —  Tencent Music Entertainment Group is postponing its initial public offering until …

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G2 Crowd, which crowdsources enterprise software reviews, raises $55M Series C led by IVP, source says at a valuation of around $500M (Ingrid…

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch : G2 Crowd, which crowdsources enterprise software reviews, raises $55M Series C led by IVP, source says at a valuation of around $500M   —  G2 Crowd, a platform that lets businesses search for, compare reviews and pricing for, and then buy software and other IT services — it likes to refer to itself as the …

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Facebook says it has disabled 66 profiles and pages run by Social Data Hub, a company that has called itself the "Cambridge Analytica of…

Laura Hautala / CNET : Facebook says it has disabled 66 profiles and pages run by Social Data Hub, a company that has called itself the “Cambridge Analytica of Russia”   —  Facebook disabled 66 profiles and pages run by a company claiming to sell user data scraped off the social network's platform.

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Facebook rolls out Facebook 3D photos that use AI to add make-believe depth to iPhone portrait mode shots (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Facebook rolls out Facebook 3D photos that use AI to add make-believe depth to iPhone portrait mode shots   —  What if you could peek behind what's in your photos, like you're moving your head to see what's inside a window?  That's the futuristic promise of Facebook 3D photos.

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Microsoft rolls out October 2018 update for Xbox One with new avatars, Dolby Vision support for Netflix, and the ability to control Xbox with Alexa or…

Tom Warren / The Verge : Microsoft rolls out October 2018 update for Xbox One with new avatars, Dolby Vision support for Netflix, and the ability to control Xbox with Alexa or Cortana   —  Microsoft is releasing a significant dashboard update for the Xbox One today.  The new October 2018 update for Xbox brings Microsoft's …

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Bumble co-founder says the dating company is in "deep discussions with banks" about an IPO on Nasdaq after 2018 and expects up to $400M in…

Bloomberg : Bumble co-founder says the dating company is in “deep discussions with banks” about an IPO on Nasdaq after 2018 and expects up to $400M in revenue this year   —  - Group owns Badoo, the world's largest mobile-based dating app  — 'We're better than Match,' says Badoo founder Andrey Andreev

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Following Google+ data bug, Google will restrict developer access to Gmail starting Jan. 9 for apps that aren’t email or productivity, worrying some…

Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal : Following Google+ data bug, Google will restrict developer access to Gmail starting Jan. 9 for apps that aren't email or productivity, worrying some developers   —  Some apps will be cut off from all Gmail data, others restricted from selling collected data or from using it to target advertising, Google said Monday

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Genius partners with Apple Music to show lyrics and annotations for thousands of selected songs and makes Apple Music the official music player for…

Dani Deahl / The Verge : Genius partners with Apple Music to show lyrics and annotations for thousands of selected songs and makes Apple Music the official music player for Genius   —  Music encyclopedia and lyrics database Genius has announced a partnership with Apple Music, pairing the website's lyrics with songs.

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Alipay and Tencent say hackers used stolen Apple IDs to access some customer accounts and steal unknown sums of money; Alipay says Apple hasn’t fixed…

Bloomberg : Alipay and Tencent say hackers used stolen Apple IDs to access some customer accounts and steal unknown sums of money; Alipay says Apple hasn't fixed the issue   —  - China's top digital wallet didn't say how much was stolen  — Ant Financial and Tencent are working with Apple on the case

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Samsung unveils the mid-range Galaxy A9 with four rear cameras, 6.3-inch display, Snapdragon 660, 128GB storage, and 3,800mAh battery, for €599…

Jamie Rigg / Engadget : Samsung unveils the mid-range Galaxy A9 with four rear cameras, 6.3-inch display, Snapdragon 660, 128GB storage, and 3,800mAh battery, for €599 in November   —  Google's Pixel 3 reveal came and went earlier this week, bringing us ever closer to the end of new flagship season.

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Pocket improves article listening function with text-to-speech service Amazon Polly with a more human-like voice, on iOS and Android (Paul…

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat : Pocket improves article listening function with text-to-speech service Amazon Polly with a more human-like voice, on iOS and Android   —  Pocket is rolling out a handful of updates today, as the Mozilla-owned app reminds users that it's more than a simple read-it-later service.

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