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With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK’s BT, France’s Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use…

Bloomberg : With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK's BT, France's Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use of its gear   —  - BT and Deutsche Telekom among companies distancing themselves  — Europe is the equipment maker's biggest market outside China

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Study: crypto asset service providers have 139M total users and at least 35M identity-verified users whose growth nearly doubled in first three…

Cambridge Judge Business School : Study: crypto asset service providers have 139M total users and at least 35M identity-verified users whose growth nearly doubled in first three quarters of 2018   —  Findings by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance describe the evolution of an industry that saw big growth in 2017.

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Wall Street is now selling more data like social media sentiment and geospatial mapping, and less analysis as only ~21% of research emails are opened…

Telis Demos / Wall Street Journal : Wall Street is now selling more data like social media sentiment and geospatial mapping, and less analysis as only ~21% of research emails are opened   —  Research units take different tack to refine information for clients; geospatial mapping for mall trips and Googling interest in ‘Luke Cage’

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Google hires David Feinberg, CEO of health services organization Geisinger, to lead its health initiatives; sources say he will report to AI head Jeff…

Christina Farr / CNBC : Google hires David Feinberg, CEO of health services organization Geisinger, to lead its health initiatives; sources say he will report to AI head Jeff Dean   —  - Feinberg will work to coordinate health care efforts across many groups, including Google Brain, Nest and Google Fit.

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Amazon staff meeting transcript: AWS CEO Andy Jassy defends Rekognition, says it’s the government’s duty to help specify regulations for facial…

Davey Alba / BuzzFeed News : Amazon staff meeting transcript: AWS CEO Andy Jassy defends Rekognition, says it's the government's duty to help specify regulations for facial recognition tech   —  Amazon executives defended the company's controversial facial recognition technology at an all-hands staff meeting on Thursday …

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Yelp reports Q3 revenue of $241M, missing analyst estimates of $245M, and issues weak Q4 guidance; stock down more than 28% after hours (CNBC)

CNBC : Yelp reports Q3 revenue of $241M, missing analyst estimates of $245M, and issues weak Q4 guidance; stock down more than 28% after hours   —  - The company reported revenue of $241 million for the quarter, just shy of analyst projections of $245 million.  — “We do not believe there was a single …

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An expert says Georgia’s voter registration site looks poorly secured, but the secretary of state, a candidate for governor, appears to deflect blame…

Lily Hay Newman / Wired : An expert says Georgia's voter registration site looks poorly secured, but the secretary of state, a candidate for governor, appears to deflect blame to rivals   —  IN DECEMBER 2016, Georgia secretary of state Brian Kemp accused the Department of Homeland Security of attempting to hack his office's systems …

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Charlie Shrem, who spent a year in prison for helping people buy drugs online, is being sued by the Winklevoss twins for allegedly spending bitcoin he…

Nathaniel Popper / New York Times : Charlie Shrem, who spent a year in prison for helping people buy drugs online, is being sued by the Winklevoss twins for allegedly spending bitcoin he owed them   —  Charlie Shrem went to prison in 2015 after he pleaded guilty to helping people buy drugs online.  Now he's being sued by the Winklevoss twins.

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Sources: Amazon in late-stage talks with several cities including Crystal City, Va., Dallas, New York for HQ2, may place smaller operations in…

Wall Street Journal : Sources: Amazon in late-stage talks with several cities including Crystal City, Va., Dallas, New York for HQ2, may place smaller operations in runner-up cities   —  The tech giant's decision, which may be announced in November, could include multiple locations involving smaller sites

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