In a widely shared video, a tearful state Rep. Erica Thomas accused a man later identified as Eric Sparkes of racism [...]
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The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch's roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you'd like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple reportedly in talks to acquire Intel's modem business for $1B+ Apple is in “advanced talks” to buy Intel's smartphone modem business for “$1 billion or more,” according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal. This deal could potentially bring Apple [...]
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Researchers have found several security flaws in popular corporate VPNs which they say can be used to silently break into company networks and steal business secrets. Orange Tsai and Meh Chang, who shared their findings with TechCrunch ahead of their upcoming Black Hat talk, said the flaws found in the three corporate VPN providers — Palo Alto Networks, Pulse Secure, and Fortinet — are “easy” to remotely exploit. These VPNs — or virtual private networks — aren't [...]
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Police name Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky as suspects in murder of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese in British ColumbiaCanadian police have identified two teenagers who were previously feared missing as suspects in the double murder of Lucas Fowler, 23, and Chynna Deese, 24, on a remote highway in northern British Columbia. Related: Three deaths and disappearance of two teenagers in Canada might be linked, say police Continue reading... [...]
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Agolo
As the ways we consume content multiply and change, media creators are hard pressed to adapt their methods to take advantage. Short-form audio and video news is one growing but labor-intensive niche — and Agolo aims to help automate the process, pulling in the AP as a client and Microsoft, Google, and Tensility as investors. Agolo is an AI startup focused on natural language processing, and specifically how to take a long article, like this [...]
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Consumer watchdog urges regulator to examine whether the online retailer failed to disclose paid product plugs [...]
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President Trump and Democratic congressional leaders have reached a bipartisan federal budget agreement. But while the deal prevents a government shutdown, some experts are raising concerns about increasing the national debt long-term. Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joined CBSN to discuss the deal. [...]
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The former journalist turned politician is known for an off-beat brand of charisma, political opportunism, and promoting a hard Brexit. CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer joins CBSN with more. [...]
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Uber is testing a new kind of subscription that encourages ride-hailing passengers to use its other services, too [...]
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The facility cost $50 million and has been open for just over three weeks [...]
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