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Jul 18, 2019

FaceApp gets federal attention as Sen. Schumer raises alarm on data use

It's been hard to get away from FaceApp over the last few days, whether it's your friends posting weird selfies using the app's aging and other filters, or the brief furore over its apparent (but not actual) circumvention of permissions on iPhones. Now even the Senate is getting in on the fun: Sen.…

By Devin Coldewey
Drones
Jul 18, 2019

Altitude Angel launches an API for safer drone flights

Altitude Angel, a U.K. startup that provides safety, data and traffic management systems for drones, is launching a de-confliction service for drone flights — available via its developer API platform. “The dynamic system will continuously monitor the airspace around an aircraft for the …

By Natasha Lomas
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Jul 17, 2019

Coinbase tells you if top holders are buying or selling a crypto asset

Coinbase is taking advantage of its significant user base to give you more information about trading behavior and price correlation. Given that there are now 15 different cryptocurrencies on Coinbase that you can trade, the new features should provide some signals. In addition to price and variatio…

By Romain Dillet
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Jul 17, 2019

Netflix will roll out a lower-priced subscription plan in India

Netflix said on Wednesday that it will roll out a cheaper subscription plan in India, one of the last great growth markets for global companies, as the streaming giant scrambles to find ways to accelerate its slowing growth worldwide. The company added 2.7 million new subscribers in the quarter tha…

By Manish Singh
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Jul 17, 2019

SpaceX's 'Starhopper' bursts into flames during static fire test

SpaceX's test vehicle, a small-scale demonstration craft for some Starship components, caught fire after what appears to be a fuel leak or dump following an otherwise successful static fire test last night. It's not clear why the craft suddenly burst into flames, or whether it was seriously or even…

By Devin Coldewey
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Jul 17, 2019

Instagram will now hide likes in 6 more countries

Would the Internet be a better place if we all paid a little less attention to fake Internet points? Instagram is still trying to figure it out. Just a few months back, Instagram started testing a design tweak that would no longer show the total number of “likes” other user’s post…

By Greg Kumparak
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Jul 17, 2019

Microsoft has warned 10,000 victims of state-sponsored hacking

Microsoft said it has notified close to 10,000 people in the past year that they have been targeted by state-sponsored hackers. The tech giant said Wednesday that the victims were either targeted or compromised by hackers working for a foreign government. In almost all cases, Microsoft said, enterp…

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