July 30, 2019

Tue. 07/30 - The Capital One Breach Is A Weird One

Another day, another data breach… but this Capital One breach has some odd new wrinkles, the Android smartphone industry continues to be a tough gig for most manufacturers, I’m ready for smart contact lenses and apparently, the YouTube creator community is ready for a union. Sponsors:WeWorkRemotely.comPaintYourLife.com: Text the word TECH to 48-48-48 Links:Capital One says data breach affected 100 million credit card applications (Washington Post)Amazon's cloud was at the heart of the big Capital One hack, even though it doesn't seem to be at fault (Business Insider)Sony and LG still struggled to sell smartphones in Q2 2019, surprising nobody (Android Police)Scientists create contact lenses that zoom on command (Engadget)Techstars raises $42 million from SVB and Foundry Group to accelerate its growth in Europe and beyond (Tech.eu)Israel's New Top Unicorn: Monday.com Hits $1.9 Billion Valuation With $150 Million Raise (Forbes)Real estate platform Compass raises another $370M on a $6.4B valuation en route to an IPO (TechCrunch)PBS & PBS Kids Coming to YouTube TV Later This Year (The Streamable)The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around (Motherboard)

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