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EV startup Byton furloughs half of its 450person staff in the US

Panasonic says hackers accessed personal data of job candidates

ConsenSys raises 65M from JP Morgan Mastercard UBS to build infrastructure for DeFi

Uber issued permit to test selfdriving vehicles on California public roads

Apple cuts 200 staff from its Project Titan autonomous car division

Recorded Future acquires internet inventory startup SecurityTrails for 65M

Popular app Snaptube caught serving invisible ads and charging users for premium purchases they havent made

Founders Fund confirms 3 billion in new capital across two funds

Uber selfdriving cars are back testing on San Francisco streets

Amazon wont say if its facial recognition moratorium applies to the feds

Microsoft has warned 10000 victims of statesponsored hacking

EU warns Russia over Ghostwriter hacking ahead of German elections

YouTube is considering NFTs CEOs letter suggests

Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware

Leaked S1 says Palantir would fight an order demanding its encryption keys

Rigetti raises 79M Series C for its quantum computing platform

Twitter says no evidence passwords were stolen during hack but no word on DMs

iProov snaps up 70M for its facial verification technology already in use by Homeland Security the NHS and others

New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal begins restructuring as two execs step down

Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter says the social media giant has met some conditions

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

Chinas largest chipmaker is delisting from the Nasdaq

Are embedded devices the next ransomware target

Nigerias Gloong drops consumer ecommerce pivots to eprocurement

Spin restarts scooter business in four markets

Cloudera pulls sensitive files from its open by design cloud servers

Birds chief legal policy officer is leaving the company

Honda key fob flaw lets hackers remotely unlock and start cars

Bill Gates and Jeff Bezosbacked fund invests in a global geothermal energy project developer

IonQ claims it has built the most powerful quantum computer yet

How a Vungleowned mobile marketer sent Fontmaker to the top of the App Store

Binance begins to restrict US users ahead of regulatorycompliant exchange launch

Tile finds another 45M to expand its itemtracking devices and platform

Hackers hijack thousands of Chromecasts to warn of latest security bug

Silicon Valley Bank only started processing stimulus loan applications today

Google sat on a Chromecast bug for years now hackers could wreak havoc

Hackers compromised some Zola user accounts to buy gift cards

A DNS outage just took down a large chunk of the internet

Ford 3M GE and the UAW to build respirators ventilators and faceshields for coronavirus fight

Amazon says government demands for user data spiked by 800 in 2020

Flaws in Amadeus airline booking system made it easy to change passenger records

Twilio hacked by phishing campaign targeting internet companies

Africa Roundup: Zimbabwes net blackout Partechs 143M fund Andelas 100M raise Flutterwaves pivot

Crypto where the fallen seek a fresh start

Contentful raises 80M Series E round for its headless CMS

Accion Venture Lab launches 23M inclusive fintech startup fund

TikTok parent ByteDance just bought a hospital group in China

Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One

Apple says iOS 144 fixes three security bugs actively exploited by hackers

Flutterwave and Visa launch African consumer payment service GetBarter