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YouTube starts rolling out a new feature on iOS that will let viewers swipe right or left to navigate between videos, coming to Android devices later…

Eleanor Cummins / Popular Science : YouTube starts rolling out a new feature on iOS that will let viewers swipe right or left to navigate between videos, coming to Android devices later this year   —  The design team tells us how they made swipe happen.  —  Tapping is so last year.  That's why YouTube began rolling …

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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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Apple’s FoundationDB says it is open sourcing FoundationDB Record Layer, which powers CloudKit and offers schema management, indexing, and query…

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac : Apple's FoundationDB says it is open sourcing FoundationDB Record Layer, which powers CloudKit and offers schema management, indexing, and query capabilities   —  Apple originally acquired FoundationDB in 2015, and last April it announced that it was making the cloud database open source.

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Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox names Intel exec Aicha Evans as CEO, making her one of the most high-profile black women running a Silicon Valley tech…

Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal : Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox names Intel exec Aicha Evans as CEO, making her one of the most high-profile black women running a Silicon Valley tech company   —  The Senegal native will become one of the most high-profile black women running a Silicon Valley tech company

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Source: Intel’s board aims to fill vacant CEO post before Jan. 24 earnings; Sanjay Jha, Anand Chandrasekher, Renee James are no longer involved as…

Ian King / Bloomberg : Source: Intel's board aims to fill vacant CEO post before Jan. 24 earnings; Sanjay Jha, Anand Chandrasekher, Renee James are no longer involved as candidates   —  - Board remains undecided as leadership quest passes six months  — Directors trying to choose candidate before results on Jan. 24

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Apple COO Jeff Williams testifies that Qualcomm refused to sell chips for newest iPhones amid legal battle, says $7.50/iPhone fee for Qualcomm patents…

Shara Tibken / CNET : Apple COO Jeff Williams testifies that Qualcomm refused to sell chips for newest iPhones amid legal battle, says $7.50/iPhone fee for Qualcomm patents too high   —  Apple wanted to use Qualcomm's 4G LTE processors in its newest iPhones, but the chipmaker wouldn't sell to it, Apple's operating chief testified Monday.

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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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London-based Scape Technologies exits stealth, says it has raised $8M seed for its camera-based positioning tech that it says is far more accurate…

Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch : London-based Scape Technologies exits stealth, says it has raised $8M seed for its camera-based positioning tech that it says is far more accurate than GPS   —  Scape Technologies, a London-based computer vision startup, is de-cloaking today to announce that it has raised $8 million in seed fund …

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Vena Solutions, which offers cloud-based financial planning software for clients like Nike and M&S, raises $115M Series D, bringing the total…

Duncan Riley / SiliconANGLE : Vena Solutions, which offers cloud-based financial planning software for clients like Nike and M&S, raises $115M Series D, bringing the total raised to $148M   —  Enterprise cloud financial planning software firm Vena Solutions Inc. said today it has raised $115 million in new funding to scale up its operations.

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Apple says HomePod will become officially available in China and Hong Kong on January 18 for RMB 2,799, or ~$414 (Chance Miller/9to5Mac)

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac : Apple says HomePod will become officially available in China and Hong Kong on January 18 for RMB 2,799, or ~$414   —  Apple has announced today that HomePod will be available in China starting on Friday, January 18th.  Apple teased last month that HomePod was coming to China in “early 2019,” but now we have an official release date.

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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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UK engineers have finished building Quantum, the first fully software-defined communications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, launching…

Jonathan Amos / BBC : UK engineers have finished building Quantum, the first fully software-defined communications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, launching this year   —  UK engineers have completed the build of the novel Quantum satellite.  —  The telecommunications platform will be the first fully software-defined spacecraft.

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