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How PayPal’s user growth and stock price have risen after teaming up with former foes like Visa; sources: Venmo still loses hundreds of millions…

Bloomberg : How PayPal's user growth and stock price have risen after teaming up with former foes like Visa; sources: Venmo still loses hundreds of millions annually   —  In late 1999 a young computer scientist named Max Levchin started receiving emails from strangers about a web demo he'd created to illustrate the workings of an app.

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Alibaba launches A100, an initiative for helping enterprises and merchants digitize their operations, initially for partner companies in its ecosystem…

Meng Jing / South China Morning Post : Alibaba launches A100, an initiative for helping enterprises and merchants digitize their operations, initially for partner companies in its ecosystem   —  - The programme will initially involve companies, such as major brands and merchants, that are partners in Alibaba's ecosystem

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Intel’s Nervana, a neural network chip for inference-based workloads, will lack a standard cache hierarchy, and software will directly manage on-chip…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Intel's Nervana, a neural network chip for inference-based workloads, will lack a standard cache hierarchy, and software will directly manage on-chip memory   —  At a press event at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, Intel announced the Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP-I) …

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Samsung announces Notebook Odyssey gaming laptop with Nvidia RTX 2080 graphics and a 15.6-inch 1080p display at 144Hz with G-Sync support (Devindra…

Devindra Hardawar / Engadget : Samsung announces Notebook Odyssey gaming laptop with Nvidia RTX 2080 graphics and a 15.6-inch 1080p display at 144Hz with G-Sync support   —  Almost every PC maker has tried their hands at gaming laptops, but what's surprising about Samsung is that it's never quite gotten it right.

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Withings unveils $129 Move ECG smartwatch with activity and sleep tracking, and ECG monitoring that is awaiting FDA clearance, available in Q2 2019…

Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica : Withings unveils $129 Move ECG smartwatch with activity and sleep tracking, and ECG monitoring that is awaiting FDA clearance, available in Q2 2019   —  The analog-faced smartwatch uses three electrodes to measure ECGs.  —  Withings has had a tumultuous couple of years.

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Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken says it has received 475 law enforcement inquiries in 2018 compared to 160 in 2017; 315 of the inquiries came from US…

Adrian Zmudzinski / Cointelegraph.com News : Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken says it has received 475 law enforcement inquiries in 2018 compared to 160 in 2017; 315 of the inquiries came from US agencies   —  Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has received nearly three times more law enforcement inquiries in 2018 than in 2017, the exhange reported in a tweet Jan. 5.

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Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90K minutes or 1,500 hours of…

Ashley Rodriguez / Quartz : Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90K minutes or 1,500 hours of content   —  Netflix released a ridiculous amount of original programming in 2018.  How ridiculous?  By Quartz's measure, the streaming-video giant put …

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NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can then be analyzed by humans…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can then be analyzed by humans   —  GHIDRA is written in Java and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux.  —  The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool …

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NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can be analyzed by humans (Catalin…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can be analyzed by humans   —  GHIDRA is written in Java and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux.  —  The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool …

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Samsung’s 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to directly access iTunes content via a dedicated app and support Apple’s AirPlay 2 wireless streaming…

Jon Porter / The Verge : Samsung's 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to directly access iTunes content via a dedicated app and support Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming standard   —  Coming to all 2018 and 2019 TVs along with AirPlay 2  —  Samsung's 2018 and 2019 range of televisions will be able to access …

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Samsung’s 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to access iTunes content directly via a dedicated app and support Apple’s AirPlay 2 wireless streaming…

Jon Porter / The Verge : Samsung's 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to access iTunes content directly via a dedicated app and support Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming standard   —  Coming to all 2018 and 2019 TVs along with AirPlay 2  —  Samsung's 2018 and 2019 range of televisions will be able to access …

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Acer’s first AMD Chromebook comes with a 15.6-inch display, AMD A4 or A6 CPUs, integrated Radeon graphics, and up to 8GB of RAM, starting at $280…

Mark Hachman / PCWorld : Acer's first AMD Chromebook comes with a 15.6-inch display, AMD A4 or A6 CPUs, integrated Radeon graphics, and up to 8GB of RAM, starting at $280   —  Acer's Chromebook 315 continues the company's tradition of affordable, intriguing Chromebooks, with several points of interest.

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