Movable Ink adds augmented reality to email marketing arsenal

Thumbtack now offers benefits to independent contractors

Kairos gets a $4 million lifeline for its facial recognition software

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

GN acquires Altia Systems for $125M to add video to its advanced audio solutions

SendBird snags $52M Series B to expand messaging API tool

Redis Labs raises a $60M Series E round

Sphero hits Kickstarter with new RVR robotics platform

Qualcomm launches its next-gen 5G modem and mmWave antenna

Coinbase buys blockchain intelligence startup to boost security and new asset discovery

Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach

Amazon is reportedly merging its China import unit with NetEase

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests $92M in Ola

212 holds a $34 million close to invest in Turkey and Eastern Europe’s growing technology scene

Antescofo’s Metronaut adds an orchestra when you play music

‘There’s no way the US can crush us,’ Huawei founder claims

Litho is a finger-worn controller for augmented reality, IoT and other ‘spatial’ interactions

Nissan’s old Leaf batteries can power this smart pop-up camper for one week

Netflix cancels “Friends From College” after two seasons

India’s state gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

What an American artificial intelligence initiative really needs

Oculus co-founder shipping free Rift repair kits to users with VR headset audio issue

TCL leaks foretell a weird future for foldable phones

HiHello raises $2.5 million to finally fix contact management

Instagram’s fundraiser stickers could lure credit card numbers

Google Assistant Actions up 2.5x in 2018 to reach 4,253 in the US

SoftBank and Mubadala grow closer

VPN protocol WireGuard now has an official macOS app

YouTube under fire for recommending videos of kids with inappropriate comments

Apple could be looking for its next big revenue model

Daily Crunch: Stop repeating this privacy lie

Netflix cancels ‘Jessica Jones’ and ‘The Punisher,’ its last Marvel shows

Amazon aims to make half of its shipments carbon neutral by 2030

Apple could release a 16-inch MacBook Pro and a a 31-inch 6K display

Original Content podcast: ‘The Breaker Upperers’ filmmakers know that breaking up is the worst

Apple partners with Oakland nonprofit Dream Corps on Swift coding initiative

Study says U.S. Twitch streamers raked in roughly $87 million in 2017

Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’

Alan raises another $45 million for its health insurance product

Razer is closing its game store after less than a year

China tells teachers to quit assigning homework through WeChat

GoCardless raises $75M Series E for its recurring payments network and heads to America

Etsy error resulted in large amounts being withdrawn from some sellers’ bank accounts and credit cards

Stop saying, “We take your privacy and security seriously”

UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse probe of Facebook

What business leaders can learn from Jeff Bezos’ leaked texts

SeaBubbles shows off its ‘flying’ all-electric boat in Miami

OpenAI built a text generator so good, it’s considered too dangerous to release

VCs aren’t falling in love with dating startups

Please stop marking yourself safe on Facebook