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MediaRadar: YouTube 2018 ad revenue rose 11% YoY, as Geico and Samsung accounted for 11.5% of revenue and media and entertainment companies brought in…

Amy Gesenhues / Marketing Land : MediaRadar: YouTube 2018 ad revenue rose 11% YoY, as Geico and Samsung accounted for 11.5% of revenue and media and entertainment companies brought in 30%+   —  YouTube ad revenues increased 11 percent year-over-year in 2018, according to MediaRadar.  —  YouTube saw a 51 percent ad renewal …

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DeepSolar Project, using machine learning and 1B+ satellite images, claims it found 1.47M solar installations in the US, much more than commonly cited…

Meghan Brown / ENGINEERING.com : DeepSolar Project, using machine learning and 1B+ satellite images, claims it found 1.47M solar installations in the US, much more than commonly cited estimates   —  Solar power installations have been increasing in both the residential and commercial spaces, but it is nearly impossible …

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Google bans 29 apps downloaded 4.3M+ times from the Play Store after researchers discovered they were being used to perform malicious acts like serve…

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica : Google bans 29 apps downloaded 4.3M+ times from the Play Store after researchers discovered they were being used to perform malicious acts like serve scam ads   —  The 29 apps concealed their malice and were hard for many infected users to uninstall.  —  Google has banned dozens …

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Uber and Lyft say customers in NYC will have to pay more for their rides as a first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law goes into effect (Sara Ashley…

Sara Ashley O'Brien / CNN : Uber and Lyft say customers in NYC will have to pay more for their rides as a first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law goes into effect   —  New York (CNN Business)Uber and Lyft customers will have to pay more for their rides as a result of the first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law in New York City.

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Instacart says it will roll out a $3 batch minimum fee for drivers over the coming days after Instacart inadvertently paid a driver 80 cents for a…

Sean Captain / Fast Company : Instacart says it will roll out a $3 batch minimum fee for drivers over the coming days after Instacart inadvertently paid a driver 80 cents for a delivery run   —  In the algorithm-driven gig economy, it's sometimes hard for workers to know how much they're actually getting paid.

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Source: Spotify in advanced talks to acquire popular podcast producer Gimlet for $200M+; Gimlet would be Spotify’s first purchase of an original…

Peter Kafka / Recode : Source: Spotify in advanced talks to acquire popular podcast producer Gimlet for $200M+; Gimlet would be Spotify's first purchase of an original content maker   —  Spotify wants to break out of the music streaming business.  Gimlet, the company behind shows like Crimetown and Reply All, can help.

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Google’s internal 2018 employee satisfaction survey: 74% of staffers “positive” that the top exec team can effectively lead in the future, down from…

Nitasha Tiku / Wired : Google's internal 2018 employee satisfaction survey: 74% of staffers “positive” that the top exec team can effectively lead in the future, down from 92% in 2017   —  GOOGLE IS A data-obsessed company, but the recent cascade of employee activism can be hard to quantify.

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Court filing: QuadrigaCX founder’s widow says the crypto exchange can’t access most of coins worth $137M in cold wallets to which only the founder had…

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk : Court filing: QuadrigaCX founder's widow says the crypto exchange can't access most of coins worth $137M in cold wallets to which only the founder had the keys   —  Troubled Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX owes its customers $190 million and cannot access most of the funds, according to a court filing obtained by CoinDesk.

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Court filing: widow of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX founder says it can’t access most of $137M worth of coins in cold wallets to which only founder had…

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk : Court filing: widow of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX founder says it can't access most of $137M worth of coins in cold wallets to which only founder had the keys   —  Troubled Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX owes its customers $190 million and cannot access most of the funds, according to a court filing obtained by CoinDesk.

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