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Police in all 50 states are using secret tools to break into locked phones - and they're using them for cases as low-level as shoplifting, records show

Police in all 50 states are using secret tools to break into locked phones - and they're using them for cases as low-level as shoplifting, records show

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Your smartphone knows where you've been, who you've talked to, your photos, your purchases, and the questions you've typed into Google. Thanks to the...
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After explosive growth at Square, Chase launches own version

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

After watching the explosive growth at electronic payment start-ups like Jack Dorsey's Square, JPMorgan Chase has launched its own version to lure small business owners...
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In “Billion Dollar Loser,” WeWork's “epic rise” and Adam Neumann's quiet enablers

3 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Real estate executives had their doubts about WeWork, but many weren't willing to risk missing out on its success. They and others who kept their criticism to themselves helped...
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Binance CEO: BitMEX indictment is ‘wake-up call' for cryptocurrency industry

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department charged the owners of BitMEX, a high-flying, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange known for its fast-and-loose approach to...
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UK's GCHQ spy chief: We must engage business to harness cyber talent for future

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - The head of Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency said on Wednesday it was seeking to engage more with business to harness top cyber talent behind programs to accelerate...
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Activists Turn Facial Recognition Tools Against the Police

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

“We're now approaching the technological threshold where the little guys can do it to the big guys,” one researcher said.
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SoftBank invested its first millions from a new $100 million fund in Vitable Health after seeing this pitch deck

SoftBank invested its first millions from a new $100 million fund in Vitable Health after seeing this pitch deck

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The societal introspection triggered by the death of George Floyd is set to have far-reaching consequences even in the worlds of investing and...
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Angelina Jolie Asks the Outgoing Head of MI6 Talk About Protecting Democracy, Fighting Misinformation and His Life as a Spy

6 hours ago   |   Time

What impact will the pandemic have on human security and human rights? I put that question to Sir Alex Younger, who until September headed MI6, Britain's Secret Intelligence...
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Wall Street Is A Big Source Of Campaign Cash For Democrats

10 hours ago   |   NPR

The two major political parties raise money differently. Republicans tend to get more money from older industries such as energy and manufacturing. Democrats do better with...
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Kenjo raised one of the biggest HR tech seed rounds in Europe - check out the pitch deck that landed the startup $5.5 million

Kenjo raised one of the biggest HR tech seed rounds in Europe - check out the pitch deck that landed the startup $5.5 million

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement COVID-19 has made well-oiled HR more important than ever as employees increasingly work remotely. Technology in human resources has traditionally focused...
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'We are the ones your children have nightmares about': A Maryland man has...

'We are the ones your children have nightmares about': A Maryland man has been charged with threatening to kidnap and kill Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Summary List Placement A Maryland man has been arrested and charged with threatening to kidnap and kill Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his vice-presidential... Read more ...

Amy Coney Barrett was on the board of a private Christian school that once...

Amy Coney Barrett was on the board of a private Christian school that once tried to ban children of same-sex parents

Summary List Placement Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was once on the board of trustees for a private Christian school that discriminated against the LGBTQ community... Read more ...

The gaming PC that Rep. Ilhan Omar used to stream video games with AOC is...

The gaming PC that Rep. Ilhan Omar used to stream video games with AOC is almost certainly more powerful than yours

Summary List Placement Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota held one of the highest-viewed Twitch streams ever on Tuesday night, with over... Read more ...

Oil Jobs Are Big Risk, Big Pay. Green Energy Offers Stability And Passion

Oil Jobs Are Big Risk, Big Pay. Green Energy Offers Stability And Passion

Workers in the energy sector face two paths: The oil industry offers big salaries but more volatility, while clean energy pays less but provides more stability and a sense of... Read more ...

Pelosi strikes an optimistic tone on stimulus negotiations with the White...

Pelosi strikes an optimistic tone on stimulus negotiations with the White House, saying 'there will be a bill'

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struck a hopeful tone on stimulus negotiations with the White House, raising the prospects of a final deal. "I'm optimistic... Read more ...

Social media stocks Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook surge after Snap...

Social media stocks Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook surge after Snap crushes earnings expectations

Summary List Placement Social media stocks surged on Wednesday after Snap reported third quarter earnings that crushed analyst expectations. Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook... Read more ...

PayPal will allow users to buy, sell and shop using cryptocurrencies...

PayPal will allow users to buy, sell and shop using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin & ethereum

PayPal has jumped into the cryptocurrency market and plans to allow its customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin, ethereum and other virtual currencies using their online... Read more ...

Anyscale -  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers - just raised a $40...

Anyscale -  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers - just raised a $40 million Series B to build the 'holy grail' for AI developers

Summary List Placement Anyscale, a startup just launched last year that aims to make distributed computing dead-simple, just raised a new round of funding to build out its... Read more ...

'Much to be excited about': Here's what 4 analysts are saying about Tesla...

'Much to be excited about': Here's what 4 analysts are saying about Tesla ahead of its 3rd-quarter earnings report

Summary List Placement Tesla will release its third quarter earnings report after markets close on Wednesday. The electric vehicle company already announced record... Read more ...

A 'blue sweep' could boost US recovery and lift GDP across the euro-area...

A 'blue sweep' could boost US recovery and lift GDP across the euro-area, Goldman Sachs says

Summary List Placement A "blue wave" in the upcoming presidential election could unleash a $2 trillion stimulus package, and this will not only boost the US, it could also lift... Read more ...