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Facebook’s AI model SEER was designed to exclude Instagram images from the EU in its dataset, likely to avoid GDPR violations (Dave Gershgorn/OneZero )

 Dave Gershgorn / OneZero : Facebook’s AI model SEER was designed to exclude Instagram images from the EU in its dataset, likely to avoid GDPR violations  —  The team purposely excluded Instagram…

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Biden’s $2T infrastructure proposal allocates $50B for creating a technology directorate at the NSF and $50B for funding semiconductor manufacturing and R&D (Emily Birnbaum/Protocol)

Sources: Pinterest is currently in ongoing talks to acquire VSCO  —  The discussions between the digital pin board company and the app that inspired the “VSCO girls” trend are ongoing. …

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New Delhi-based Rooter, a game streaming and e-sports service with 8.5M MAUs, raises a $25M Series A led by Lightbox, March Gaming, and Duane Park Ventures (Gaurav Laghate/The Economic Times)

 Gaurav Laghate / The Economic Times: New Delhi-based Rooter, a game streaming and e-sports service with 8.5M MAUs, raises a $25M Series A led by Lightbox, March Gaming, and Duane Park…

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Profile of Tencent, China’s most valuable company at ~$900B, with a powerful ecosystem including WeChat, and local and overseas startup investments worth ~$259B (Wall Street Journal)

 Wall Street Journal: Profile of Tencent, China’s most valuable company at ~$900B, with a powerful ecosystem including WeChat, and local and overseas startup investments worth ~$259B  —  The tech giant…

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Deliveroo says it has raised $180M in new funding from existing investors led by Durable Capital Partners and Fidelity Management at a $7B+ valuation (Tim Bradshaw/Financial Times)

 Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times: Deliveroo says it has raised $180M in new funding from existing investors led by Durable Capital Partners and Fidelity Management at a $7B+ valuation  —  Private…

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Boston-based Valo Health, which analyzes clinical data to identify molecules and predict their chances for use in drugs, raises $300M Series B (Daniel McCoy/Wichita Business Journal)

 Daniel McCoy / Wichita Business Journal: Boston-based Valo Health, which analyzes clinical data to identify molecules and predict their chances for use in drugs, raises $300M Series B  —  A Boston-based…

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Zoom Q4: revenue of $882M, up 369% YoY, vs. $812M est., 467K+ customers with 10+ employees, projected Q1 revenue of $900M-$905M, vs. $829M est.; stock jumps 11% (Jordan Novet/CNBC)

 Jordan Novet / CNBC: Zoom Q4: revenue of $882M, up 369% YoY, vs. $812M est., 467K+ customers with 10+ employees, projected Q1 revenue of $900M-$905M, vs. $829M est.; stock jumps 11% …

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Study finds that the CCPA needs stronger enforcement but “authorized agents” like DoNotPay can make it much easier for consumers to opt out of data collection (Kaveh Waddell/Consumer Reports)

Understanding the five major aspects of HRM  —  Employees are not just part of your organization, they are your organization.  To keep your business running smoothly, employees have to be…

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ESET: at least ten, mostly state-backed hacking groups are exploiting Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities on thousands of servers in over 115 countries (Patrick Howell O’Neill/MIT Technology …)

 Patrick Howell O’Neill / MIT Technology Review: ESET: at least ten, mostly state-backed hacking groups are exploiting Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities on thousands of servers in over 115 countries  —  Days before…

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Under pressure, Deliveroo, Uber, and others in Europe are looking to reach labor agreements that offer some benefits without making workers full employees (Adam Clark/Wall Street Journal)

Bitcoin crosses $30K to reach an all-time high, after growing almost 50% in December  —  Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, topped $30,000 for the first time, just weeks after passing…

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