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Steve Ballmer’s USAFacts unveils Voter Center, an online resource showing what positions Congress members take publicly and compares them with…

Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire : Steve Ballmer's USAFacts unveils Voter Center, an online resource showing what positions Congress members take publicly and compares them with government data   —  Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's nonprofit group USAFacts today debuted a new Voter Center, an online resource that shows …

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AWS rolls out new EC2 high memory instances for in-memory databases like SAP HANA, with 6, 9, and 12 TB memory, plans instances with 18 TB and 24 TB…

Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE : AWS rolls out new EC2 high memory instances for in-memory databases like SAP HANA, with 6, 9, and 12 TB memory, plans instances with 18 TB and 24 TB for 2019   —  Amazon Web Services Inc. today offered some revved-up cloud computing instances aimed at customers running resource-intensive “in-memory” databases such as SAP SE's HANA.

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Butterfly, maker of ultrasound-on-a-chip device iQ that produces clinical-quality images uploaded to the cloud via iPhone, raises $250M at a $1.25B…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Butterfly, maker of ultrasound-on-a-chip device iQ that produces clinical-quality images uploaded to the cloud via iPhone, raises $250M at a $1.25B valuation   —  In the decades following the deployment of the first clinical ultrasound machine in 1956, the high-frequency scanners have become …

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FCC limits the time local authorities get to review 5G applications to 90 days, caps annual fees to $270 per small cell, unless cities can prove…

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica : FCC limits the time local authorities get to review 5G applications to 90 days, caps annual fees to $270 per small cell, unless cities can prove higher costs   —  FCC orders cities and towns to slash permit fees for 5G equipment.  —  The Federal Communications Commission today finalized …

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SEC seeks to bar Elon Musk from serving as an officer or director of a publicly traded company if found guilty; Musk calls SEC action unjustified…

Sara Salinas / CNBC : SEC seeks to bar Elon Musk from serving as an officer or director of a publicly traded company if found guilty; Musk calls SEC action unjustified   —  - The SEC complaint alleges that Musk issued “false and misleading” statements and failed to properly notify regulators of material company events.

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Coinbase adds Coinbase Bundle, a new offering that lets users buy a market-weighted sampling of its 5 available cryptocurrencies, for as little as $25…

Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch : Coinbase adds Coinbase Bundle, a new offering that lets users buy a market-weighted sampling of its 5 available cryptocurrencies, for as little as $25   —  Coinbase is shaking things up quite a bit lately and its latest tools are geared toward cryptocurrency traders just getting their toes wet.

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SEC sues Elon Musk, accusing him of misleading investors when he tweeted that he had funding lined up to take Tesla private; stock drops 11%+ after…

Bloomberg : SEC sues Elon Musk, accusing him of misleading investors when he tweeted that he had funding lined up to take Tesla private; stock drops 11%+ after hours   —  The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a case against Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, according to a docket entry …

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Swiss-based Seba has secured ~$104M in funding, dependent on being granted a banking license from Finma, to create a cryptocurrency-focused regulated…

Nour Al Ali / Bloomberg : Swiss-based Seba has secured ~$104M in funding, dependent on being granted a banking license from Finma, to create a cryptocurrency-focused regulated bank   —  - Seba raises $104 million from private, institutional investors  — Company in talks with Swiss financial regulator since April

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How software used to process people at the US border played a role in stopping family reunification even after courts ordered the ICE agents to…

Jennifer Pahlka / Vox : How software used to process people at the US border played a role in stopping family reunification even after courts ordered the ICE agents to reunify them   —  And the power that tech workers wield in government policy.  —  I was listening to the New York Times daily podcast a few weeks ago when a segment caught my attention.

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Leaders from the cryptocurrency industry, Wall Street, and venture capital firms ask Congress for clearer regulations amid fears of innovation heading…

Kate Rooney / CNBC : Leaders from the cryptocurrency industry, Wall Street, and venture capital firms ask Congress for clearer regulations amid fears of innovation heading overseas   —  - Leaders from the cryptocurrency industry, Wall Street and venture capital firms met lawmakers in Washington Tuesday …

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Code snippets in iOS 12.1 beta suggest new iPad to be announced this fall, possibly an iPad Pro with Face ID and an edge-to-edge notched display (Jon…

Jon Porter / The Verge : Code snippets in iOS 12.1 beta suggest new iPad to be announced this fall, possibly an iPad Pro with Face ID and an edge-to-edge notched display   —  Expected this Fall  —  Apple's recently released iOS 12.1 beta contains code that suggests a new iPad is coming this fall.

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Tencent announces a China-focused platform, which includes WeChat’s natural language processing capabilities, to help other companies pursue AI…

Iris Deng / South China Morning Post : Tencent announces a China-focused platform, which includes WeChat's natural language processing capabilities, to help other companies pursue AI initiatives   —  Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings is looking to push its advances in artificial intelligence technology as the operating platform …

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Apple Watch Series 4 review: beautiful screen, great battery life, and health-tracking features, but Siri is unreliable, and there is no always-on…

Dieter Bohn / The Verge : Apple Watch Series 4 review: beautiful screen, great battery life, and health-tracking features, but Siri is unreliable, and there is no always-on screen option   —  The screen steals the show  —  The greatest Apple product comeback story of the past few years has, without a doubt, been the Apple Watch.

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Google Cloud launches Work Insights, a tool that provides data on G Suite adoption rates and collaboration patterns across teams in a company,…

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat : Google Cloud launches Work Insights, a tool that provides data on G Suite adoption rates and collaboration patterns across teams in a company, available in beta   —  Google has today announced a couple of new tools for G Suite users.  —  First up, the company lifted the lid on a completely …

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