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Sources: Dell to interview banks to explore a backup option of launching a traditional IPO if its effort to become public via DVMT tracking stock…

Wall Street Journal : Sources: Dell to interview banks to explore a backup option of launching a traditional IPO if its effort to become public via DVMT tracking stock falls through   —  Initial public offering is seen as backup plan if DVMT deal falls through  —  Dell Technologies Inc. DVMT .25% is exploring …

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Chartbeat: when Facebook experienced a 45-minute outage on August 3 in many parts of the world, direct traffic to news websites spiked by 11%, search…

Hanna Kozlowska / Quartz : Chartbeat: when Facebook experienced a 45-minute outage on August 3 in many parts of the world, direct traffic to news websites spiked by 11%, search was up 8%   —  What happens when internet users can't go on Facebook?  Some turn to other social media platforms to joke about it.

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Defcon attendees say corporate demands, widespread professionalization, and bug bounty programs are reshaping hackers’ attitudes toward privacy and…

Stephen Hiltner / New York Times : Defcon attendees say corporate demands, widespread professionalization, and bug bounty programs are reshaping hackers' attitudes toward privacy and anonymity   —  At Defcon, one of the world's largest hacking conferences, new pressures are reshaping the community's attitudes toward privacy and anonymity.

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How cryptocurrency lobbying evolved from startup employees educating local officials on basics of blockchain to well funded PACs for electing crypto…

Brian Patrick Eha / BREAKER : How cryptocurrency lobbying evolved from startup employees educating local officials on basics of blockchain to well funded PACs for electing crypto champions   —  John Collins will not say who asked him about the Antichrist.  —  It was an elected official of one of these 50 states …

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Verizon And T-Mobile Release Oreo For LG G5 – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Verizon And T-Mobile Release Oreo For LG G5 Ubergizmo It has been over a year since the Android Oreo update was released but there are still some devices that have yet to receive the update. That's despite the fact that Android 9 Pie has now made its way to a few devices and will be arriving on more in ...

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Amazon increasingly looks like a traditional retailer, with Prime as a loyalty program, Basics as its house brand, and seller ad placements via search…

Steven Sinofsky / Learning By Shipping : Amazon increasingly looks like a traditional retailer, with Prime as a loyalty program, Basics as its house brand, and seller ad placements via search results   —  The narrative of Amazon's total disruption of traditional retail and ultimate dominance is well-known.

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Amazon increasingly looks like a traditional retailer, with Prime as a loyalty program, Basics as its house brand, and product placements via Amazon…

Steven Sinofsky / Learning By Shipping : Amazon increasingly looks like a traditional retailer, with Prime as a loyalty program, Basics as its house brand, and product placements via Amazon search ads   —  The narrative of Amazon's total disruption of traditional retail and ultimate dominance is well-known.

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Sources shed light on how Qualcomm’s nascent server chip unit withered amid Broadcom takeover saga that resulted in cost cuts and key executive…

Ian King / Bloomberg : Sources shed light on how Qualcomm's nascent server chip unit withered amid Broadcom takeover saga that resulted in cost cuts and key executive departures   —  - Nascent server chip unit whithered amid dealmaking, cost cuts  — SoftBank-backed management buyout is said to have fizzled

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Doctors and scientists at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center strongly object to its for-profit deal with AI startup PAIGE for exclusive rights to patient…

New York Times : Doctors and scientists at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center strongly object to its for-profit deal with AI startup PAIGE for exclusive rights to patient data   —  An artificial intelligence start-up founded by three insiders at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center debuted with great fanfare in February …

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Latvian hacker sentenced to 14 years in prison for creating and running Scan4You service that allowed malware authors to check the detection rates of…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : Latvian hacker sentenced to 14 years in prison for creating and running Scan4You service that allowed malware authors to check the detection rates of their code   —  Ruslan Bondars run a “VirusTotal-for-crooks” operation from 2009 to 2017.  —  Ruslan Bondars, a 37-year-old man from Latvia …

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