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Amazon Web Services announces AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized service for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-premises…

Amazon.com, Inc. : Amazon Web Services announces AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized service for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-premises   —  Centralized backup service makes it easier and more cost-effective for customers to automate backups of their data and meet business and regulatory requirements

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“Collection #1” database, which claims to contain records of ~773M unique email addresses and 21M passwords, some of them hashed, shows up on the web…

Brian Barrett / Wired : “Collection #1” database, which claims to contain records of ~773M unique email addresses and 21M passwords, some of them hashed, shows up on the web   —  THERE ARE BREACHES, and there are megabreaches, and there's Equifax.  But a newly revealed trove of leaked data tops …

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SuperData: revenue from digital games rose to $110.7B in 2018, up 11% YoY, with mobile making $61.6B; the top free-to-play game was Fortnite, earning…

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat : SuperData: revenue from digital games rose to $110.7B in 2018, up 11% YoY, with mobile making $61.6B; the top free-to-play game was Fortnite, earning $2.4B   —  Digital games and interactive media grew 13 percent to $119.6 billion in 2018, partly on the strength of Epic Games' Fortnite …

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Techstars announces Techstars Studio, a CO-based startup studio for new company concepts that plans to support four or five startups in its first year…

Alex Konrad / Forbes : Techstars announces Techstars Studio, a CO-based startup studio for new company concepts that plans to support four or five startups in its first year   —  Members of the Techstars community, like those pictured, will have the opportunity to launch new startups through its studio program.  —  TECHSTARS

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Sources: DOJ is pursuing a criminal case against Huawei for alleged trade secret theft from US business partners including T-Mobile; indictment is…

Wall Street Journal : Sources: DOJ is pursuing a criminal case against Huawei for alleged trade secret theft from US business partners including T-Mobile; indictment is expected soon   —  Probe involves allegations that Huawei stole robot phone-testing technology from T-Mobile  —  Federal prosecutors are pursuing …

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NYC-based Sonrai Security, which helps companies manage cloud data, raises $18.5M Series A led by Polaris Partners and TenEleven Ventures (FinSMEs)

FinSMEs : NYC-based Sonrai Security, which helps companies manage cloud data, raises $18.5M Series A led by Polaris Partners and TenEleven Ventures   —  Sonrai Security, a NYC-based Cloud Data Control company, raised $18.5m in Series A funding.  —  The round was led by Polaris Partners and TenEleven Ventures …

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Microsoft is planning to decouple Windows search and Cortana in the next major Windows 10 update, expected in April, so typed queries will be handled…

Tom Warren / The Verge : Microsoft is planning to decouple Windows search and Cortana in the next major Windows 10 update, expected in April, so typed queries will be handled separately   —  Windows search is now free to get more powerful  —  Microsoft is making some big changes to Cortana in Windows 10.

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The ultimate MacBook accessory: The Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub

If you're an owner of a newer MacBook, then you'll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn't mean that you need to buy new accessories. What you need is the Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub. Not that this will also work with Windows PCs that have a USB-C port, as well as Chromebooks and smartphones and tablets kitted out with USB-C.

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British man sentenced to 2+ years in prison for DDoS attack that took down internet connectivity in Liberia in 2016, after an ISP hired him to attack…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : British man sentenced to 2+ years in prison for DDoS attack that took down internet connectivity in Liberia in 2016, after an ISP hired him to attack a rival   —  Hacker knocked an entire country's internet connection offline.  —  A UK court sentenced today a 30-year-old man to two years …

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ThreeKit, a startup that helps ecommerce clients turn static images into interactive 3D presentations, raises $10M seed round (Kyle…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : ThreeKit, a startup that helps ecommerce clients turn static images into interactive 3D presentations, raises $10M seed round   —  A picture's worth a thousand words, but what about a three-dimensional rendering?  Ask ThreeKit — it's in the business of creating 3D renderings for clients such as Crate and Barrel, Steelcase, and CIROC.

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