Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Facebook is making in-stream ads available on one-minute videos and is testing ads that look like stickers in Stories — Ads integrated into content — Facebook introduced Stories to its platform four years ago, mostly as a way to encourage people to post content that wasn´t highly produced or necessarily photogenic.
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
Sources: EU regulators are struggling to gather enough evidence to bring antitrust charges against Amazon despite working on the case for nearly two years — Regulators face difficulties gathering evidence against tech giant nearly two years after probe was announced
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Kuo: all four iPhone 13 models will feature larger batteries with higher capacities, hence new models will also be heavier than iPhone 12 — Apple appears to be improving the iPhone´s battery life with the iPhone 13 lineup, using a number of design changes, bigger batteries, and efficiency improvements.
Three former employees say that more than 100 employees at Verkada can see through cameras of its thousands of customers via widely used super admin accounts — - Former employee said issue was raised with Verkada executives — Hackers gained access to 150,000 customer camera feeds
Tiernan Ray / ZDNet:
Cloudera beats with Q4 revenue of $226.6M, up 7% YoY, subscription rev. of $206.8M, up 14% YoY, and ARR of $778M, up 10% YoY; stock down ~10% on weak Q1 outlook — Although Cloudera´s January-quarter results beat expectations, the outlook for revenue this year was disappointing.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Dependency confusion attacks, where package managers override local packages with global ones, are flourishing, impacting Microsoft, Zillow, Lyft, and others — New dependency confusion attacks take aim at Microsoft, Amazon, Slack, Lyft, and Zillow. — A new type of supply chain attack unveiled …
Bipartisan group of US lawmakers re-introduce a bill that will let news organizations negotiate collectively with Google, Facebook, and others — - News media could band together under bill to bargain with tech — Australia law marked a major victory for news publishers
Kelly Sheridan / Dark Reading:
Linux Foundation debuts the Sigstore initiative, which aims to improve open source software supply chain security, and includes members like Google and Red Hat — Sigstore aims to improve the open source software supply chain by simplifying the process of cryptographic software signing.
James Cridland / Podnews podcasting news:
Apple Podcasts will drop the word “subscribe” in iOS 14.5, substituting the word “follow”; research shows “subscribe” signals a cost for some non-listeners — A small change with a big impact: no more “subscribe” as podcasting moves to “follow”
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
WorkFusion, which automates repetitive workplace tasks, raises $220M Series F led by Georgian, bringing its total raised to $340M — Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. — Intelligent process automation provider WorkFusion today announced …