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DOJ names Iranian as hacker who stole unaired episodes from HBO

“Those hiding behind keyboards in countries far away—eventually, winter will come.”

Lightform raises $5M to turn old projectors into augmented reality machines

In Blade Runner 2049, one of the more interesting stylistic choices was how the film imagined futuristic augmented reality. While the Microsofts and Googles of our real dystopian world are currently approaching AR tech with headsets and smart glasses, Blade Runner 2049 relied entirely on external projection. Show More Summary

Latest climate talks actually made progress despite US obstinacy

While the US tried to promote “clean coal” at the COP23 Bonn climate meeting, other countries called for the dirty fossil fuel to be rapidly phased out

ADAY aims to simplify your wardrobe with $2M in funding

ADAY, a fresh entrant in the highly competitive world of direct-to-consumer fashion, has raised $2 million in new funding for its mission to simplify wardrobes with a line of durable, technical and chic womenswear. The company is the latest in an ever-expanding movement of startups that offer direct-to-consumer products for the fashion-conscious consumer. Read More

Baidu and electric vehicle startup NIO lead $195M investment in Chinese limo booking app

Chinese internet giant Baidu is continuing its push into the automotive space after it led a RMB 1.3 billion ($195 million) Series B investment in Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, an offshoot of the state-owned Shouqi Group which was Beijing’s first licensed ride-hailing app. Show More Summary

Google is finally, officially starting work on its new $1.3 billion London HQ (GOOG, GOOGL)

Better late than never. Google is finally, officially starting work on its new British headquarters in London, years after it was first announced. On Tuesday, Google held its official groundbreaking of the site, where it will build a...Show More Summary

MEMO: Meg Whitman tells employees that news of her departure should have come 'as no surprise' (HPE)

After announcing her decision to resign as Hewlett Packard Enterprise's CEO on February 1, Meg Whitman sent an email to company employees about her departure. In the email, she gave her unequivocal support to Antonio Neri, the 22-year...Show More Summary

TripAdvisor is under investigation from the FTC after it reportedly removed user accounts of rape and assault

The FTC is investigating TripAdvisor after the website reportedly removed user accounts of rape and assault. TripAdvisor has since introduced a measure that allows a committee of employees to flag resorts that are deemed unsafe. Travel...Show More Summary

Uber reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to cover up a cyberattack that exposed the personal data of 57 million people

Uber paid hackers $100,000 to cover up a 2016 cyberattack that exposed the personal data of 57 million people, including both riders and drivers, Bloomberg's Eric Newcomer reported Tuesday. The data breach, which occurred in October 2016, was not made public until Tuesday when Uber quietly published a blog post about the incident. Show More Summary

If you want to see what America would be like if it ditched net neutrality, just look at Portugal

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to ditch net neutrality, which requires internet providers to treat all data online equally. A Portuguese internet provider shows what the American internet could look like if net neutrality...Show More Summary

How a Netflix documentary got inside New York City's intensely insular Hasidic community

"One of Us" is a Netflix documentary that gives a rare look inside New York City's insular Hasidic community. Directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady spent three years making it. Two of the three people they spotlight in the movie said...Show More Summary

Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for allowing dozens of unauthorized drivers

Colorado found many drivers with "suspended, revoked, or cancelled driver’s licenses."

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