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The Bitcoin Genesis Block backpack will centralize your belongings – TechCrunch

The Bitcoin Genesis Block backpack will centralize your belongings – TechCrunch Welcome to Bag Week 2018. Every year your faithful friends at TechCrunch spend an entire week looking at bags. Why? Because bags — often ignored but full of our important electronics — are the outward representations of our techie …

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F-Secure to buy MWR InfoSecurity for ~$106M+ to offer better threat hunting – TechCrunch

F-Secure to buy MWR InfoSecurity for ~$106M+ to offer better threat hunting – TechCrunch The ongoing shift of emphasis in the cyber security industry from defensive, reactive actions towards pro-active detection and response has fueled veteran Finnish security company F-Secure’s acquisition of MWR InfoSecurity, announced today. F-Secure is paying £80 …

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Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup – TechCrunch

Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup – TechCrunch Ethos, the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by on of the world’s …

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Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch

Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch A third party audit of a controversial patient data-sharing arrangement between a London NHS Trust and Google DeepMind appears to have skirted over the core issues that generated the controversy in the first place. …

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Deliveroo fattens its market presence by opening to restaurants that do deliveries – TechCrunch

Deliveroo fattens its market presence by opening to restaurants that do deliveries – TechCrunch Restaurant food delivery startup Deliveroo is taking the next logical step to expand its business by opening up to restaurants that have their own delivery fleets — thereby also expanding the food choices it can offer …

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Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting 5.9M payment cards, 105k of which were compromised – TechCrunch

Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting 5.9M payment cards, 105k of which were compromised – TechCrunch European electronics and telecoms retailer Dixons Carphone has revealed a hack of its systems in which the intruder/s attempted to compromise 5.9 million payment cards. In a statement put out today it says a review …

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Kry bags $66M to launch its video-call-a-doctor service in more European markets – TechCrunch

Kry bags $66M to launch its video-call-a-doctor service in more European markets – TechCrunch Swedish telehealth startup Kry has closed a $66 million Series B funding round led by Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Accel, Creandum, and Project A. It raised a $22.8M Series A round just over a year ago, bringing its total …

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UK watchdog issues $330k fine for Yahoo’s 2014 data breach – TechCrunch

UK watchdog issues $330k fine for Yahoo’s 2014 data breach – TechCrunch Another fallout from the massive Yahoo data breach that dates back to 2014: The UK’s data watchdog has just issued a £250,000 (~$334k) penalty for violations of the Data Protection Act 1998. Yahoo, which has since been acquired by …

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Deliveroo opens up POS integration for restaurant partners via an API – TechCrunch

Deliveroo opens up POS integration for restaurant partners via an API – TechCrunch Restaurant food delivery startup Deliveroo is opening up Point of Sale (POS) integrations to restaurant partners, via an API and developer portal, after trialling the approach this spring and finding appetite for uptake. The integration is intended …

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Cambridge Analytica’s Nix said it licensed “millions of data points” from Axciom, Experian, Infogroup to target US voters – TechCrunch

Cambridge Analytica’s Nix said it licensed “millions of data points” from Axciom, Experian, Infogroup to target US voters – TechCrunch The repeat grilling by the UK parliament’s DCMS committee today of Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the now ex company Cambridge Analytica — aka the controversial political and commercial ad …

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