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Tech companies should automatically turn off irrelevant ads based on info users share, such as ads for baby gear when a pregnant person has a…

Gillian Brockell / Washington Post : Tech companies should automatically turn off irrelevant ads based on info users share, such as ads for baby gear when a pregnant person has a stillborn child   —  Dear Tech Companies:  —  I know you knew I was pregnant.  It's my fault, I just couldn't resist those Instagram hashtags — #30weekspregnant, #babybump.

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Uber fined ~$1.17M by British and Dutch authorities for a 2016 data breach and cover-up that exposed the personal details of 2.7M British and 174K…

Elizabeth Schulze / CNBC : Uber fined ~$1.17M by British and Dutch authorities for a 2016 data breach and cover-up that exposed the personal details of 2.7M British and 174K Dutch users   —  - Uber was fined a combined $1.17 million by British and Dutch authorities Tuesday for a 2016 data breach and cover-up that exposed …

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Apple unveils Entrepreneur Camp to help female founders of app-driven companies with training, support, and more, hosted at Apple Park for two weeks…

Shara Tibken / CNET : Apple unveils Entrepreneur Camp to help female founders of app-driven companies with training, support, and more, hosted at Apple Park for two weeks quarterly   —  Apple wants to help give female developers a boost when it comes to iOS apps.  —  The company on Monday unveiled …

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Amazon announces AWS Global Accelerator to boost performance across regions and AWS Transit Gateway, a tool to simplify network architecture and…

Asha McLean / ZDNet : Amazon announces AWS Global Accelerator to boost performance across regions and AWS Transit Gateway, a tool to simplify network architecture and reduce overhead   —  The AWS Global Accelerator is expected to boost performance of global workloads and the AWS Transit Gateway is aimed at simplifying network architecture.

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AWS introduces its own custom-designed Arm server processor, AWS Graviton Processor, claims 45% lower costs for some workloads (Tom Krazit/GeekWire)

Tom Krazit / GeekWire : AWS introduces its own custom-designed Arm server processor, AWS Graviton Processor, claims 45% lower costs for some workloads   —  After years of waiting for someone to design an Arm server processor that could work at scale on the cloud, Amazon Web Services just went ahead and designed its own.

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AWS introduces its own custom-designed Arm server processor, AWS Graviton Processor, claims 45% lower costs for some workloads (Tom Krazit/GeekWire)

Tom Krazit / GeekWire : AWS introduces its own custom-designed Arm server processor, AWS Graviton Processor, claims 45% lower costs for some workloads   —  After years of waiting for someone to design an Arm server processor that could work at scale on the cloud, Amazon Web Services just went ahead and designed its own.

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Microsoft details three independent root causes behind last week’s worldwide MFA outage that affected Azure, Office 365, Dynamics, and other Microsoft…

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet : Microsoft details three independent root causes behind last week's worldwide MFA outage that affected Azure, Office 365, Dynamics, and other Microsoft users   —  Microsoft has posted a root cause analysis of the multifactor authentication issue which hit a number of its customers worldwide last week.

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Tencent partners with Line to offer payment services via WeChat Pay to small businesses in Japan, starting in 2019 with processing fees waived through…

Yoichiro Hiroi / Nikkei Asian Review : Tencent partners with Line to offer payment services via WeChat Pay to small businesses in Japan, starting in 2019 with processing fees waived through July 2021   —  Tie-up targets Chinese tourists, but faces competition from Yahoo-Alibaba service  —  TOKYO — Tencent Holdings will team …

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Amazon says it’s making the same machine learning courses it uses to teach its own engineers available for free to all developers through AWS (Connie…

Connie Loizos / TechCrunch : Amazon says it's making the same machine learning courses it uses to teach its own engineers available for free to all developers through AWS   —  It's Cyber Monday and Amazon has a one deal for its customers that's a little unexpected.  The company just announced that it has made available …

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Google buys a 51.8 acre Mountain View business park with 12 buildings for $1B, in what is the Bay Area’s largest real estate purchase so far in 2018…

George Avalos / Mercury News : Google buys a 51.8 acre Mountain View business park with 12 buildings for $1B, in what is the Bay Area's largest real estate purchase so far in 2018   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW — In an unexpected mega-deal, Google has paid $1 billion for a huge Mountain View business park, a head-spinning acquisition …

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Hacker gains access to the repo of Event-Stream, a JS library with 2M+ weekly downloads on npm.org, to inject BitPay’s wallet apps with code that…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : Hacker gains access to the repo of Event-Stream, a JS library with 2M+ weekly downloads on npm.org, to inject BitPay's wallet apps with code that steals funds   —  Users of BitPay's Copay desktop and mobile wallet apps are affected.  An update has been released earlier today that doesn't contain the malicious code.

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NBCUniversal debuts a machine learning tool to help brands place ads around scenes relevant to their product, by analyzing scripts, CC data, visual…

Patrick Kulp / Adweek : NBCUniversal debuts a machine learning tool to help brands place ads around scenes relevant to their product, by analyzing scripts, CC data, visual descriptors   —  The tool identifies places for brands to buy spots in more opportune times  —  The next time you see, say …

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Amazon debuts RoboMaker, a cloud-based service to let coders develop, test, and deploy their robotics applications using the open source Robot…

Brian Heater / TechCrunch : Amazon debuts RoboMaker, a cloud-based service to let coders develop, test, and deploy their robotics applications using the open source Robot Operating System   —  Amazon's kicking off Re:Invent week with the launch of AWS RoboMaker.  The cloud-based service utilizes the widely deployed …

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