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EFF whitepaper sheds light on how law enforcement overstates the reliability of IP addresses as evidence (Kashmir Hill/Fusion)

4 hours 28 min ago

Kashmir Hill / Fusion:
EFF whitepaper sheds light on how law enforcement overstates the reliability of IP addresses as evidence  —  On a Friday in February, a visitor to the website 4chan posted child porn photos to the “international” channel. 4chan may be notorious for the offensive images that get posted there …

nuTonomy partners with Grab to expand its self-driving car trials in Singapore (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

9 hours 13 min ago

Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
nuTonomy partners with Grab to expand its self-driving car trials in Singapore  —  Fresh from raising $750 million in new financing this week, Uber rival in Southeast Asia Grab is now making a move into the self-driving car space after it agreed to a partnership with NuTonomy, the MIT spin-out that is developing autonomous vehicles.

Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV spotted at Walmart before formal launch for $69 (David Ruddock/Android Police)

15 hours 18 min ago

David Ruddock / Android Police:
Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV spotted at Walmart before formal launch for $69  —  According to a helpful commenter who provided this photo, a Walmart (location unknown) is currently selling Xiaomi's not-actually-out-yet Mi Box.  The price?  $69. Not bad at all - great, even.

Cloud-based IT management startup Apptio closes at $22.55 on its first day of trading, up 40%+; company is now valued at around $840M (Eugene Kim/Business Insider)

15 hours 48 min ago

Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
Cloud-based IT management startup Apptio closes at $22.55 on its first day of trading, up 40%+; company is now valued at around $840M  —  Apptio, which helps IT departments manage the software and services that they buy, had a strong public market debut Friday, jumping 40% above its opening price to close at $22.55 per share.

Snapchat Releases First Hardware Product, Spectacles (Seth Stevenson/Wall Street Journal)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 21:37

Seth Stevenson / Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat Releases First Hardware Product, Spectacles  —  IN AN UNMARKED BUILDING on a quiet side street just off the beach in Venice, California, 26-year-old Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel stands in a small conference room.  He's draped a towel over a mysterious object sitting on a table.

Cloud-based IT management company Apptio's stock rises 41% in first day of trading, closing at $22.55 (Rachel Lerman/The Seattle Times)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 20:40

Rachel Lerman / The Seattle Times:
Cloud-based IT management company Apptio's stock rises 41% in first day of trading, closing at $22.55  —  Apptio's stock closed up 41 percent Friday in the Bellevue technology company's first day of trading.  —  Apptio's stock popped up 41 percent Friday in the Bellevue technology company's first day of trading.

Sources: Google Home will cost $129, Chromecast Ultra with 4K support will cost $69 (David Ruddock/Android Police)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 14:55

David Ruddock / Android Police:
Sources: Google Home will cost $129, Chromecast Ultra with 4K support will cost $69  —  Speaking to Android Police, two sources claim that Google will announce its Google Home and the 4K ‘Chromecast Ultra’ devices will be priced at $129 and $69, respectively, at its October 4th event.

Sources: Twitter is looking for a price of at least $30B in sale discussions (Kara Swisher/Recode)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:45

Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Twitter is looking for a price of at least $30B in sale discussions  —  Could it fetch up to $30 billion, as some sources suggest?  —  How serious is this Twitter sales effort?  According to sources we've spoken to, it's more of a soft outreach and inbound than a formal …

Source: Google to launch $129 Google Wifi router, with several units able to link together into a larger wireless mesh network (David Ruddock/Android Police)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:35

David Ruddock / Android Police:
Source: Google to launch $129 Google Wifi router, with several units able to link together into a larger wireless mesh network  —  OnHub-schmonhub: two sources are now telling us that Google will introduce an own-brand Wi-Fi router called Google Wifi, and that the device will cost $129.

Airbnb's co-founder CTO Nathan Blecharczyk confirms $30B valuation for latest $555M round (Jordan Graham/Boston Herald)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:25

Jordan Graham / Boston Herald:
Airbnb's co-founder CTO Nathan Blecharczyk confirms $30B valuation for latest $555M round  —  The co-founder and chief technology officer of Airbnb today touted the company's massive $555 million funding round during a visit to his high school alma mater, saying the short-term rental company is now worth $30 billion.

iPhone 7 launches in 30 more countries today, Apple Watch Series 2 arrives in 20+, Hermès models now available (Jordan Kahn/9to5Mac)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:15

Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
iPhone 7 launches in 30 more countries today, Apple Watch Series 2 arrives in 20+, Hermès models now available  —  Following preorders going live on September 9 and initial launch in 28 countries on September 16, Apple's new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus today launch in an additional 30 countries around the world.

Uber is rolling out a new feature that will require drivers to confirm their identities via a selfie before each shift (Marco della Cava/USA Today)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:35

Marco della Cava / USA Today:
Uber is rolling out a new feature that will require drivers to confirm their identities via a selfie before each shift  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is rolling out a new feature Friday that will require drivers to confirm their identities via a selfie photo before each shift.

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