Despite a legally mandated ban enacted last year, ~2,000 Chinese surveillance cameras from Hikvision and Dahua remain active in US government networks (Thomas Brewster/Forbes)

August 22, 2019

Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Baidu, IBM, ARM, Intel, Red Hat, and others form the Confidential Computing Consortium to promote better data security practices  —  A number of big-name tech companies — including Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Red Hat, IBM, and Intel — are joining forces … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Knotel, a WeWork rival which uses a blockchain platform to make acquisition decisions and reduce costs, raises $400M Series C, bringing total raised to $560M (Mike Butcher/TechCrunch)

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

August 22, 2019
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A look at Oculus Insight, Facebook’s technology that makes inside-out VR tracking on Oculus Quest and Rift S headsets possible (Zoe Talamantes/Facebook Technology)

August 22, 2019

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

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Samsung Galaxy Note10+ review: the screen is beautiful and handwriting recognition with S Pen is neat but software backslides into confusion and DeX is a mess (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

August 22, 2019
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Google proposes new privacy and anti-fingerprinting controls aimed at making it harder for online marketers and advertisers to track users across the web (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

August 22, 2019
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Google stops using dessert-themed names for Android to better worldwide accessibility and names Android Q Android 10, refreshes Android brand logo and color (Sameer Samat/The Keyword)

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

August 22, 2019
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Assessing the impact of telecoms’ poor privacy practices through the story of a woman stalked by a man who obtained her real-time location data from T-Mobile (Joseph Cox/VICE)

August 22, 2019

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

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Zenoti, which develops booking software for spas and salons, raises $20M from Steadview Capital, bringing its total raised to ~$100M (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

August 22, 2019

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

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Investigation reveals popular on-demand massage app Zeel repeatedly ignored therapists’ complaints about sexual harassment and inappropriate client behavior (Brian Merchant/Gizmodo)

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

August 22, 2019
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Numbrs, an app that enables users to manage existing bank accounts in one place, raises $40M at a $1B+ valuation, bringing its total raised to ~$200M (Stephan Kahl/Bloomberg)

August 22, 2019

Amazon is bringing its online grocery store, Amazon Fresh, which will offer two-hour delivery, to India, starting with Bengaluru on August 23  —  Customers will be able to choose from 5,000 fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery like staples, packaged food, personal care and home careSource: http://www.techmeme.com

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