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Indian Twitter-like social platform ShareChat, which supports multiple regional languages, raises ~$100M led by Shunwei Capital, at a $460M valuation…

Madhav Chanchani / The Economic Times : Indian Twitter-like social platform ShareChat, which supports multiple regional languages, raises ~$100M led by Shunwei Capital, at a $460M valuation   —  BENGALURU: Regional language social platform ShareChat has raised Rs 720 crore in a funding round that will boost its valuation to Rs 3,332 crore …

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DOD’s new Cyber Strategy will allow the military to use offensive hacking operations to defend against cyberattacks on election systems and the energy…

CNN : DOD's new Cyber Strategy will allow the military to use offensive hacking operations to defend against cyberattacks on election systems and the energy grid   —  US intel warns of Russian threat to power grid  —  (CNN)The US military is taking a more aggressive stance against foreign government hackers …

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John Hancock, one of the largest life insurers in the US, will now only sell policies that track fitness and health data via wearable devices and…

Suzanne Barlyn / Reuters : John Hancock, one of the largest life insurers in the US, will now only sell policies that track fitness and health data via wearable devices and smartphones   —  (Reuters) - John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance …

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Report says illicit cryptocurrency mining has surged 459% in 2018 YoY and that the spike is tied to the 2017 US government leak of hacking tool…

Alyza Sebenius / Bloomberg : Report says illicit cryptocurrency mining has surged 459% in 2018 YoY and that the spike is tied to the 2017 US government leak of hacking tool EternalBlue   —  - Cyber Threat Alliance releases report on cryptocurrency mining  — Illicit cryptocurrency mining surged 459 percent in 2018

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The developers of Bitcoin Core, the most popular client software for Bitcoin, patch a serious flaw that could have let anyone bring down the network…

Jordan Pearson / Motherboard : The developers of Bitcoin Core, the most popular client software for Bitcoin, patch a serious flaw that could have let anyone bring down the network for ~$80K   —  ‘For less than $80,000, you could have brought down the entire network.’  —  Bitcoin is often said to be the gold standard for cryptocurrencies …

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Ethereum cofounder Gavin Wood wrote a blog post in 2013 in which he described having sex with an 11- or 12-year-old girl dying of AIDS; Wood says it…

BuzzFeed News : Ethereum cofounder Gavin Wood wrote a blog post in 2013 in which he described having sex with an 11- or 12-year-old girl dying of AIDS; Wood says it was fiction   —  Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Gavin Wood wrote — and then deleted — a post about having sex with a preteen girl who was dying of AIDS.

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IBM announces cloud service to help businesses detect and mitigate AI bias and launches an open source bias-mitigating toolkit called AI Fairness 360…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : IBM announces cloud service to help businesses detect and mitigate AI bias and launches an open source bias-mitigating toolkit called AI Fairness 360   —  Bias is a serious problem in artificial intelligence (AI).  Research shows that popular smart speakers are 30 percent less likely …

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Documents show Nest’s plans to enter the digital health business via the acquisition of Senosis, a startup focused on smartphone-based health…

Nat Levy / GeekWire : Documents show Nest's plans to enter the digital health business via the acquisition of Senosis, a startup focused on smartphone-based health monitoring systems   —  Google-owned Nest has been secretly laying the groundwork for a move into digital health products, a potential new line of business …

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