• Sources: ByteDance, which is adding thousands of employees to its 40K staff, expects a net loss of ~$1B in 2018 and revenues of $18B this year and $29B in 2020 (Bloomberg)
  • Hacker shares source code of tools from Iranian cyber-espionage unit APT34, alleged personal info of Iranian intelligence officers, and more on Telegram (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)
  • Samsung responds to reports of display issues in Galaxy Fold, says removing the top protective layer or adding adhesives to the main display may cause damage (The Verge)
  • A look at Microsoft’s hardware design labs and how the company designed the Surface Hub 2S (Jeremy Kaplan/Digital Trends)
  • Airbnb leads $160M Series B in debt and equity financing for Lyric, a hospitality platform offering short-term serviced apartments for business travelers (Deanna Ting/Skift)

Machine Learning Will Capture the ‘Je Ne Sais Quoi’ of Human Existence

Human genius has always been something of a mystery. Experts often cannot articulate how they know someething to be true. When a world-class chef smells something—crinkles his nose and says it’s not right—there’s a good chance he doesn’t know what’s wrong with it. Malcolm Gladwell told us the story of an art expert who knew instantly that a certain piece was fake—but she was unable to give any reasons for…


Global Attention Span Is Narrowing and Trends Don’t Last As Long, Study Reveals

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: It’s just as you suspected; the information age has changed the general attention span. A recently published study from researchers at the Technical University of Denmark suggests the collective global attention span is narrowing due to the amount of information that is presented to the public. Released on Monday in the scientific journal Nature Communications, the study shows people now have…


Nirbhay missile cruises at 5-m altitude for nearly 10 min

he Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) continued with its successful run of missions this year, when it conducted a ‘text-book precision’ launch of home-grown…
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One schoolboy’s fantasy

I was a carder/hacker exacly until the moment when information about me is just dissappeared from one of the EU countries database. That was rly bad cuz in that case – i could’t confirm my idenity. This hapened cuz i found in the archive of the database of one darknet site project info about hackers squad that helped Trump win. After all this shit i changed my homeplace and all devices 🙂

Or it’s just one schoolboy’s fantasy.

share your made up stories 🙂 /frzgod

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Amazon Will No Longer Sell Chinese Goods In China

Amazon announced today that it will close its marketplace in China in the coming months, meaning Amazon customers in the country will no longer be able to buy goods from Chinese merchants. “Amazon did not explain why it was withdrawing its marketplace service, saying only it will instead focus on selling goods shipped from other countries into China,” reports CNN. From the report: “We are notifying sellers we will no…