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Binance launches fiat-to-crypto exchange on the island of Jersey, letting European users trade Bitcoin and Ethereum against the pound and euro (Yogita…

Yogita Khatri / CoinDesk : Binance launches fiat-to-crypto exchange on the island of Jersey, letting European users trade Bitcoin and Ethereum against the pound and euro   —  Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has launched a new fiat-to-crypto exchange on the island of Jersey, a British self-governing dependency.

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District court judge rules that authorities don’t have the right, even with a warrant, to force suspects to unlock devices via biometrics, similar to…

Thomas Brewster / Forbes : District court judge rules that authorities don't have the right, even with a warrant, to force suspects to unlock devices via biometrics, similar to passwords   —  A California judge has ruled that American cops can't force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger.

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Sources: Alibaba-backed AI startup Megvii, owner of facial recognition developer Face++, is considering an IPO in Hong Kong that could raise as much…

Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg : Sources: Alibaba-backed AI startup Megvii, owner of facial recognition developer Face++, is considering an IPO in Hong Kong that could raise as much as $1B   —  - Owner of Face++ is said to consider Hong Kong as a destination  — AI startup said to weigh raising at least $500 million

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Some Twitter users in China, of which there are 3.2M, face detention and threats in Beijing’s broad and punitive new censorship push (Paul Mozur/New…

Paul Mozur / New York Times : Some Twitter users in China, of which there are 3.2M, face detention and threats in Beijing's broad and punitive new censorship push   —  SHANGHAI — One man spent 15 days in a detention center.  The police threatened another's family.  A third was chained to a chair for eight hours of interrogation.

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Improbable and Epic Games partner to establish $25M fund to help devs transition away from Unity to “more open engines, services, and ecosystems”,…

Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat : Improbable and Epic Games partner to establish $25M fund to help devs transition away from Unity to “more open engines, services, and ecosystems”, after debacle   —  Unity found itself at the center of a controversy today, and now competitor Epic Games is turning up the heat.

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview that reserves ~7GB of disk space for updates, apps, and more to ensure critical OS functions always have…

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat : Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview that reserves ~7GB of disk space for updates, apps, and more to ensure critical OS functions always have space   —  Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with improvements to disk space management, Reset this PC, and the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

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Researchers develop tool that can predict where Twitter users live with 92.5% accuracy using GPS data from geotagged tweets posted prior to April 2015…

Issie Lapowsky / Wired : Researchers develop tool that can predict where Twitter users live with 92.5% accuracy using GPS data from geotagged tweets posted prior to April 2015   —  AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP of researchers has developed an algorithmic tool that uses Twitter to automatically predict exactly where you live …

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Ahead of its expected IPO, Postmates has raised a $100M investment, which a source says values the company at $1.85B, up from $1.2B in September…

Theodore Schleifer / Recode : Ahead of its expected IPO, Postmates has raised a $100M investment, which a source says values the company at $1.85B, up from $1.2B in September   —  Just in the nick of time.  —  The food delivery startup Postmates has raised a $100 million investment just before it plans to go public …

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AT&T and T-Mobile say they will stop selling customers’ location data to 3rd-party service providers by March; Verizon says it’s winding down…

Washington Post : AT&T and T-Mobile say they will stop selling customers' location data to 3rd-party service providers by March; Verizon says it's winding down sharing agreements   —  AT&T said Thursday it will stop selling its customers' location data to third-party service providers after a report this week …

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Shareholder sues Alphabet’s board of directors, claiming they breached fiduciary duty by covering up sexual misconduct by execs and giving Andy Rubin…

Bloomberg : Shareholder sues Alphabet's board of directors, claiming they breached fiduciary duty by covering up sexual misconduct by execs and giving Andy Rubin a payout   —  - Investor accuses Alphabet directors of abusing their power  — Android creator allegedly got $90 million payout amid probe

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Videolan says it expects VLC to surpass 3B downloads on Friday and that Airplay support is coming to the main VLC app, possibly arriving in about a…

Janko Roettgers / Variety : Videolan says it expects VLC to surpass 3B downloads on Friday and that Airplay support is coming to the main VLC app, possibly arriving in about a month   —  Open source video player app VLC was mere hours away from surpassing 3 billion downloads Friday, and the Videolan team celebrated …

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Intel says its XMM 8160 5G modem available to manufacturers in H2 2019, six months ahead of schedule, with devices using it expected to ship starting…

Corinne Reichert / ZDNet : Intel says its XMM 8160 5G modem available to manufacturers in H2 2019, six months ahead of schedule, with devices using it expected to ship starting in H1 2020   —  Intel said it has pushed the launch of a 5G modem forward by six months, with the product to become available to device manufacturers in the second half of next year.

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