OneStream Software, which offers tools to enterprises to help them run financial operations, raises $200M led by D1 Capital Partners, at a $6B valuation (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)
OneStream Software, which offers tools to enterprises to help them run financial operations, raises $200M led by D1 Capital Partners, at a $6B valuation (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 04:10 pm

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: OneStream Software, which offers tools to enterprises to help them run financial operations, raises $200M led by D1 Capital Partners, at a $6B valuation  —  Digital transformation is the name of the game these days, and companies that are enabling businesses to take a leap into the future …


Source shares data on 1,803 US taxpayer-funded orgs using Clearview AI; many cops used its facial recognition without higher-ups knowing or after a local ban (BuzzFeed News)
Source shares data on 1,803 US taxpayer-funded orgs using Clearview AI; many cops used its facial recognition without higher-ups knowing or after a local ban (BuzzFeed News)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 03:55 pm

BuzzFeed News: Source shares data on 1,803 US taxpayer-funded orgs using Clearview AI; many cops used its facial recognition without higher-ups knowing or after a local ban  —  A controversial facial recognition tool designed for policing has been quietly deployed across the country with little to no public oversight.


KKR closes $15B Fund IV, its Asia-focused private equity fund, nearly four years after its $9.3B Asian Fund III; KKR will put ~$1.3B into Fund IV (Rita Liao/TechCrunch)
KKR closes $15B Fund IV, its Asia-focused private equity fund, nearly four years after its $9.3B Asian Fund III; KKR will put ~$1.3B into Fund IV (Rita Liao/TechCrunch)
💬www.techmeme.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 03:05 pm

Rita Liao / TechCrunch: KKR closes $15B Fund IV, its Asia-focused private equity fund, nearly four years after its $9.3B Asian Fund III; KKR will put ~$1.3B into Fund IV  —  KKR has just closed $15 billion for its Asia-focused private equity fund, exceeding its original target size after receiving “strong support” …


VeePN Review:  Passable speeds and crazy-good five-year deal
VeePN Review: Passable speeds and crazy-good five-year deal
💬www.pcworld.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 03:00 pm

VeePN in brief: P2P allowed: Yes Business location: Panama Number of servers: 2,600+ Number of country locations: 52 Cost: $70 (billed annually) VPN protocol: OpenVPN Data encryption: AES-256-CBC Data authentication: TLS 1.2 with 2048-bit Diffie-Hellman Handshake: SHA-512 VPN services are everywhere these days, and new ones pop up all the time. The one we’re looking at today is called VeePN. Based in Panama, VeePN debuted on mobile in 2017, and


Column: Facebook and Health Net hacks drive home the need for a national privacy law
Column: Facebook and Health Net hacks drive home the need for a national privacy law
💬www.latimes.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 02:00 pm

Data breaches involving Facebook and Health Net highlight Americans' vulnerability to hackers — and our lack of a national privacy law.


IMF forecasts stronger recovery for world economy
IMF forecasts stronger recovery for world economy
💬www.bbc.co.uk | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 01:30 pm

The IMF has upgraded both its UK and global forecasts compared with what it projected in January.


Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo N8 Plus review: Affordable extravagance with a catch
Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo N8 Plus review: Affordable extravagance with a catch
💬www.androidauthority.com | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 01:00 pm

The Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo N8 Plus is a great starter kit, combining an upper mid-tier mop-vac combo with an auto-empty station.


Tool checks phone numbers from Facebook data breach
Tool checks phone numbers from Facebook data breach
💬www.bbc.co.uk | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 12:42 pm

A new online tool lets users check their phone numbers against the leaked database.


'Gone too far': Hunt slams NRL over injury crisis
'Gone too far': Hunt slams NRL over injury crisis
💬wwos.nine.com.au | Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 10:26 am

Injured St George Illawarra captain Ben Hunt has hit out at the NRL for going "too far" with its recent rule changes.


Get WPW Gold, the VIP Experience on WPW: Your Own Personal Locker, Giveaways, Community, Content & More
Get WPW Gold, the VIP Experience on WPW: Your Own Personal Locker, Giveaways, Community, Content & More
💬www.whatproswear.com | Monday, Apr 05, 2021 07:47 pm

Today we launched a new VIP feature, WPW GOLD. WPW GOLD unlocks your own Locker on WPW and lets you add products to it, win gear, clout, and VIP treatment. Here are the options: Aside from your own locker, you’ll get access to monthly giveaways, including our first giveaway of […] The post Get WPW Gold,


Boohoo: Karen Millen skirt had Oasis label covered in pen
Boohoo: Karen Millen skirt had Oasis label covered in pen
💬www.bbc.co.uk | Monday, Apr 05, 2021 12:01 am

Joanna Sikora said a skirt she bought from Karen Millen had an Oasis label covered in marker pen.


Logitech Plus Trip review: Tiny, efficient, and affordable car phone mount
Logitech Plus Trip review: Tiny, efficient, and affordable car phone mount
💬www.androidauthority.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 06:00 pm

The Logitech Plus Trip aims to make mounting your phone quicker, functional, and affordable. Does it accomplish this?


Kenya's Chepngetich breaks half marathon record in Istanbul
Kenya's Chepngetich breaks half marathon record in Istanbul
💬www.skysports.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 11:43 am

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich smashed the world half marathon record on Sunday, clocking a time of 1:04:02 at the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon to shave 29 seconds off the old mark.


When Should You Use a Flash in Your Photography?
When Should You Use a Flash in Your Photography?
💬www.howtogeek.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 11:40 am


Roosters make big statement in post-Keary era
Roosters make big statement in post-Keary era
💬wwos.nine.com.au | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 11:31 am

The Roosters have shown they can win without Luke Keary, easily disposing of the Warriors at the SCG.


iPhone 13 needs to steal this OnePlus 9 Pro feature. Seriously     - CNET
iPhone 13 needs to steal this OnePlus 9 Pro feature. Seriously - CNET
💬www.cnet.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 10:30 am

Commentary: The next version of MagSafe needs to be much faster.


Aaron Boone ‘heartened’ MLB moved All-Star Game out of Georgia
Aaron Boone ‘heartened’ MLB moved All-Star Game out of Georgia
💬nypost.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 10:09 am

Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Saturday that he was “heartened” by the fact MLB and the Players Association were able to agree to move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta after the passage of a Georgia state law that will make it more difficult for residents to vote. “The fact there was a swift and...


Profile of Bandcamp, profitable since 2012 without ads or major investors, which has paid out $196.3M to artists since March 2020, often foregoing its fees (Tatiana Cirisano/Billboard)
Profile of Bandcamp, profitable since 2012 without ads or major investors, which has paid out $196.3M to artists since March 2020, often foregoing its fees (Tatiana Cirisano/Billboard)
💬www.techmeme.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 10:00 am

Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard: Profile of Bandcamp, profitable since 2012 without ads or major investors, which has paid out $196.3M to artists since March 2020, often foregoing its fees  —  Without advertisers or major investors, Bandcamp turned a profit helping musicians at all levels make a living.


Mystery ‘Marsquakes’ still rattling  Red Planet: NASA
Mystery ‘Marsquakes’ still rattling Red Planet: NASA
💬nypost.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 08:00 am

NASA is investigating a new series of “Marsquakes” on Earth’s planetary neighbor — just the latest exciting mystery being probed on the Red Planet. Scientists at the space agency believe the tremors will offer clues to surface landslides or underground volcanos on the planet. The latest quakes were detected not by the newly-landed Perseverance land...


How Big Tech firms rely on the interplay of collaboration and competition between each other in order to protect their market position (Wall Street Journal)
How Big Tech firms rely on the interplay of collaboration and competition between each other in order to protect their market position (Wall Street Journal)
💬www.techmeme.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 06:55 am

Wall Street Journal: How Big Tech firms rely on the interplay of collaboration and competition between each other in order to protect their market position  —  How the tech giants are both cooperating while competing in hardware, software and technology services  —  Once upon a time, Amazon. com Inc. only sold books …


Know him? NYPD seeks this  suspect in a hate-crime ‘spit’ attack on Asian mom
Know him? NYPD seeks this suspect in a hate-crime ‘spit’ attack on Asian mom
💬nypost.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 06:50 am

Here’s the man the NYPD says spat on and insulted an Asian woman as she rode with her three kids on a downtown 5 train near Times Square on Tuesday afternoon — and authorities are still hoping to find him. The suspect spat on his 44-year-old victim and called her an “Asian slut,” along with...


 Facebook data on more than 500M accounts found online
Facebook data on more than 500M accounts found online
💬abcnews.go.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 06:30 am

Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers


Amsterdam-based Otrium, an online fashion marketplace helping retailers and brands sell their unsold inventory, raises $120M Series C and eyes entry into the US (Dan Taylor/Tech.eu)
Amsterdam-based Otrium, an online fashion marketplace helping retailers and brands sell their unsold inventory, raises $120M Series C and eyes entry into the US (Dan Taylor/Tech.eu)
💬www.techmeme.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 06:30 am

Dan Taylor / Tech.eu: Amsterdam-based Otrium, an online fashion marketplace helping retailers and brands sell their unsold inventory, raises $120M Series C and eyes entry into the US  —  Amsterdam-based Otrium has raised $120 million in a fresh round of funding co-led by BOND and Index Ventures, and saw follow-on investment from Eight Roads Ventures.


Gonzaga Beats UCLA With a Buzzer-Beater in Overtime
Gonzaga Beats UCLA With a Buzzer-Beater in Overtime
💬www.nytimes.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 05:57 am

The Bulldogs will play Baylor for the N.C.A.A. men’s tournament championship on Monday night.


Researcher says GitHub Actions has been actively abused to plant and run cryptominers on GitHub's server infrastructure since November; GitHub is investigating (Catalin Cimpanu/The Record)
Researcher says GitHub Actions has been actively abused to plant and run cryptominers on GitHub's server infrastructure since November; GitHub is investigating (Catalin Cimpanu/The Record)
💬www.techmeme.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 05:50 am

Catalin Cimpanu / The Record: Researcher says GitHub Actions has been actively abused to plant and run cryptominers on GitHub's server infrastructure since November; GitHub is investigating  —  Code-hosting service GitHub is actively investigating a series of attacks against its cloud infrastructure that allowed cybercriminals …


Feds’s low-interest rates are subsidizing hedgies gamble implosions
Feds’s low-interest rates are subsidizing hedgies gamble implosions
💬nypost.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 04:34 am

The full postmortem on Archegos Capital won’t be written for a while, but one thing is already clear: This little-known hedge fund run by a trader named Bill Hwang has become the latest lightning rod for Wall Street greed run amok. Greed may indeed be one of the backstories to this seemingly harmless “family office”...


A deep look at the experiences of Asian Americans in tech, including going unheard, getting passed over for promotions, and stereotyped as passive and diligent (Megan Rose Dickey/Protocol)
A deep look at the experiences of Asian Americans in tech, including going unheard, getting passed over for promotions, and stereotyped as passive and diligent (Megan Rose Dickey/Protocol)
💬www.techmeme.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 04:05 am

Megan Rose Dickey / Protocol: A deep look at the experiences of Asian Americans in tech, including going unheard, getting passed over for promotions, and stereotyped as passive and diligent  —  Going unheard.  Getting passed over for promotions.  Stereotyped as “passive” and “diligent.”


The invention of NFTs was meant to give artists more control over their work, but that dream didn't come true and only led to commercially exploitable hype (Anil Dash/The Atlantic)
The invention of NFTs was meant to give artists more control over their work, but that dream didn't come true and only led to commercially exploitable hype (Anil Dash/The Atlantic)
💬www.techmeme.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 02:00 am

Anil Dash / The Atlantic: The invention of NFTs was meant to give artists more control over their work, but that dream didn't come true and only led to commercially exploitable hype  —  The only thing we'd wanted to do was ensure that artists could make some money and have control over their work.


Amazon apologises for wrongly denying drivers need to urinate in bottles
Amazon apologises for wrongly denying drivers need to urinate in bottles
💬www.bbc.co.uk | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 01:18 am

The online shopping giant falsely claimed its drivers were not forced at times to urinate in bottles.


Could ‘Coors Cat’ find itself going from the alley to the front office?
Could ‘Coors Cat’ find itself going from the alley to the front office?
💬deadspin.com | Sunday, Apr 04, 2021 12:28 am

Rockies fans have been looking for something to be excited about since the Nolan Arenado trade, and now they have it.Read more...