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Android users’ security and privacy at risk from shadowy ecosystem of pre-installed software, study warns
Natasha Lomas

A large-scale independent study of pre-installed Android apps has cast a critical spotlight on the privacy and security risks that preloaded software poses to users of the Google developed mobile platform. The researchers behind the paper, which has been published in preliminary form ahead of a future presentation at the IEEE Symposium on Security and […]

Smart home startup Level Home emerges from stealth with $71M and a new take on the smart lock
Ingrid Lunden

As companies like Google, Amazon and Apple hone their strategies to build the brain that helps you use the smart home of the future, where a new wave of internet-enabled appliances, climate and security systems and other connected objects can be connected and controlled through their hubs, a new smart home startup called Level Home […]

The 5 mistakes you’re likely making in your one-on-one meetings with direct reports
Claire Lew

Don’t waste your time. Make sure you’re getting the most out of your one-on-one meetings with your direct reports.  You’re feeling good: You’ve started to hold regular one-on-one meetings with direct reports. But have you paused to ask yourself, lately, “Am I making the most of them?” The question is worth asking. One-on-one meetings with… keep reading

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook
Josh Constine

There’s a strategic cost to the defection of Visa, Stripe, eBay, and more from the Facebook -led cryptocurrency Libra Association . They’re not just names dropping off a list. Each potentially made Libra more useful, ubiquitous, or reputable. Now they could become obstacles to the token’s launch or growth. Fearing regulators’ inquiries not just into […]

Lab-grown meat could be on store shelves by 2022, thanks to Future Meat Technologies
Jonathan Shieber

Are consumers ready for meat grown in a lab? Companies like Memphis Meats, Aleph Farms, Higher Steaks, Mosa Meat and Meatable are all trying to bring to supermarkets around the world meat made from cultivated animal cells, but the problem has always been the cost.  Now, Future Meat Technologies has raised $14 million in new […]

Grammarly raises $90M at over $1B+ valuation for its AI-based grammar and writing tools
Ingrid Lunden

While attention continues to be focused on the rise and growing sophistication of voice-based interfaces, a startup that is using artificial intelligence to improve how we communicate through the written word has raised a round of funding to capitalise on its already profitable growth. Grammarly — which provides a toolkit used today by 20 million […]

New Vector scores $8.5M to plug more users into its open, decentralized messaging Matrix
Natasha Lomas

New Vector, a European startup founded in 2017 by the creators of an open, decentralized communications standard called Matrix to drive adoption and grow an ecosystem around an alternative messaging protocol for instant messaging and VoIP apps, has raised an $8.5 million Series A funding round. Investors in New Vector’s Series A round include enterprise […]

Gnarbox 2.0 backup SSD is a photographer’s best friend in the field and at home
Darrell Etherington

Working photographers, and enthusiasts who just love taking plenty of pictures, know that even the biggest SD cards can sometimes fill up, especially when you’re working with large file sizes, shooting both JPG and RAW, and shooting 4K video. The solution? A good mobile backup drive. There are a number of options out there that […]

Startup says ‘Sober is the new black’
Kate Clark

Tempest's online sobriety school offers a tech-infused path to recovery — for a price

Robinhood revives checking with new debit card & 2% interest
Josh Constine

This time it actually has insurance. Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is launching Cash Management, a new feature that earns users 2.05% APY interest on uninvested money in their account with the ability to spend it through a special Mastercard debit card. The waitlist opens today in the US with the first users to be […]

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