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Israel's Team8 raises $104M to make bigger cybersecurity bets [TechCrunch] Team8, the Israel-based firm founded by a team of intelligence vets and backed by the likes of Intel, Microsoft, Walmart and Cisco to develop and spin out cybersecurity startups, is announcing a step change in its business model that underscores the huge amou…

The new iPad Air ditching the Lightning connector is the shape of things to come [The Next Web] That’s right, the new iPad Air might well drop the Lightning port and come with a USB-C connection instead. And one thing’s for certain: there’s gonna be a whole lot more of this sorta news over the next year or two. Anyway, back to the new iPad Air. A report…

Dow Futures Unstoppable and Traders are Getting Way Too Greedy [Crypto Coins News] Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures point to another strong day on the stock market but the 'greed' index fires a warning

BBC releases its own ‘Beeb’ voice assistant in beta [The Verge] The BBC’s in-house voice assistant, ‘Beeb,’ has been released in beta, allowing Windows Insiders in the UK to test the software on Windows 10. The corporation boasts that Beeb is “the first public service voice assistant.”

Google is going to try to win TV for the umpteenth time [The Verge] Leaked images of an upcoming successor to the Google Chromecast suggest new new Android TV dongle could actually take advantage of YouTube.

The key differences in how COVID-19 is impacting EU and US mobility tech [The Next Web] These are certainly interesting times we live in. While the world is in the process of being completely transformed (in some ways for the better) due to the COVID-19 crisis, there has ...

How certification can promote responsible innovation in the algorithmic age [The Next Web] In an age of more and more powerful autonomous and intelligent systems (A/IS), how does industry retain trust with its customers? Hardly any means has been available to organizations for credibly communicating to their customers—and maybe even their own emplo…

The PS5 Desperately Needs to Copy This Xbox Series X Feature [Crypto Coins News] The PlayStation 5 needs to copy one of the biggest Xbox Series X features, or risk earning the wrath of console gamers.

K-pop stans are flooding right-wing and pro-police hashtags online [The Verge] K-pop stans have begun flooding right-wing and pro-police hashtags on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Fans have been submitting memes, GIFs, and fancams of their favorite groups as protests following the killing of George Floyd by police co…

Nine things we learned from leaked audio of Mark Zuckerberg facing his employees [The Verge] And why the hardest decisions are yet to come

Sodium-ion breakthrough could lead to significantly cheaper and more ethical EV batteries [The Next Web] Batteries are some of the most expensive parts of an electric vehicle. Anything that can make them cheaper is a good thing for the consumer. If one of the latest breakthroughs pans ...

The Stock Market Faces Its Defining Moment - Time to Plunge or Take-Off [Crypto Coins News] Wall Street is deeply divided over the stock market. Will this 'disbelief rally' crash back down? Or is this the start of a new bull market?

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin plummets almost $700 in an hour, back below $10K’ [The Next Web] Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Stephen Hawking used to say: To infinity, …

Idinvest shares some trends on European consumer tech [TechCrunch] French VC firm Idinvest has compiled some data about the European tech ecosystem. The firm has decided to focus on consumer tech in general, and there are some interesting trends that I’m going to break out here. You can read the full report here. The team ha…

Muto’s $1,800 ebike is a wonderfully simple and adaptable ride that’s fit for life about town [The Next Web] Welcome to Riding Nerdy, TNW’s fortnightly dive into bicycle-based tech, where we go into too much detail and geek out on all things related to pedal-powered gadgets. When ebike startup Muto got in touch to tell us about their debut machine, also called the M…

Mark Zuckerberg Believes Only in Mark Zuckerberg [Wired] Why is he abetting Trump while civil rights leaders and his own employees rebuke him? It's about dominance.

Protest Photography Safety Tips: Dos and Don'ts, How to Blur Faces, Essential Gear [Wired] Here's our guide to taking photos safely at a protest, what not to do, what gear to bring, and how to remove location data and blur faces before uploading to social media.

Forget GTA 6: Rockstar Leak Teases the Next-Gen Remake You’re Craving [Crypto Coins News] Who needs GTA 6? An anonymous leak suggests Rockstar's next big release is a remake of Red Dead Redemption, and boy does it sound incredible.

How to build resilience into your company culture while remote [The Next Web] If I were to choose one word to define 2020 so far, it would be resilience. Others might describe it as “challenging.” And most people probably would choose more explicit four-letter words. From bushfires to pandemics, we can all agree it’s been a rocky first…

Civil unrest pushes US gun stocks to outpace tech’s biggest companies [The Next Web] Big tech might be thriving thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but the firearms industry is experiencing even faster growth as Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests grip the US. Shares in weapons giants Smith & Wessen, and Sturm Ruger & Co have surged since the f…

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