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Sources: Facebook is preparing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple for forcing developers to abide by App Store rules that Apple’s own apps don’t have to follow (The Information)

The Information:Sources: Facebook is preparing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple for forcing developers to abide by App Store rules that Apple’s own apps don’t have to follow  —  A long-simmering public dispute between Facebook and Apple has neared a boiling point.  With the aid of outside legal counsel …


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Brazilian neobank Nubank raises $400M Series G at a $25B valuation, bringing its total raised to $1.2B (Marcella McCarthy/TechCrunch)

Marcella McCarthy / TechCrunch:Brazilian neobank Nubank raises $400M Series G at a $25B valuation, bringing its total raised to $1.2B  —  While the pandemic has left some startups strapped for cash, the aptly-named Brazilian neobank Nubank is swimming in it.  This morning, the company announced that it has raised …


28 January 2021 0

Study: verified accounts on Twitter shared more content from deceptive sites than ever in 2020, interactions with deceptive content on FB also at all-time high (Ashley Gold/Axios)

Ashley Gold / Axios:Study: verified accounts on Twitter shared more content from deceptive sites than ever in 2020, interactions with deceptive content on FB also at all-time high  —  Verified accounts on Twitter shared more content from deceptive websites than ever in 2020, according to new research …


28 January 2021 0

Biden Walks the Climate-Economy Tightrope

A climate rollout meant to avoid G.O.P. attacks: This is your morning tip sheet.


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Facebook adds opt-in biometric fingerprint, face, or iris scan authentication for WhatsApp on desktop or web (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Facebook adds opt-in biometric fingerprint, face, or iris scan authentication for WhatsApp on desktop or web  —  WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned popular messaging app with more than 2 billion users, has been getting a lot of heat and losing users in recent weeks after announcing (and then delaying) changes to how it uses…
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28 January 2021 0

Kuaishou steals the show with bumper Hong Kong listing

Chinese video-sharing platform Kuaishou Technology is generating huge demand for its IPO, which could be worth as much as HK$42bn ($5.4bn). The deal, set to be the largest primary listing globally since 2019, shows the growing interest around short video companies. Jonathan Breen reports.


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Cathay Pacific takes off with bigger HK$6.74bn CB

Cathay Pacific Airways has sold the largest convertible bond by a Hong Kong issuer in over a decade, raising HK$6.74bn ($869.4m).


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Bechtel-Reed JV guiding EPC work on 115-MW Black Rock wind farm

A joint venture of engineering, procurement and construction firms Bechtel and Reed & Reed will build a wind power farm in coal-rich West Virginia. Developer Clearway Energy Group selected the joint venture to lead construction on the Black Rock wind farm in Grant and Mineral counties. The Bechtel-Reed & Reed partnership will handle the project…
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