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Report: Chinese VCs invested ~$2.5B in Indian startups in 2018 and almost $1B so far this year; number of such deals jumped from 1 in 2013 to 27 in 2018 (Vasudevan Sridharan/South China ...)

Vasudevan Sridharan / South China Morning Post:Report: Chinese VCs invested ~$2.5B in Indian startups in 2018 and almost $1B so far this year; number of such deals jumped from 1 in 2013 to 27 in 2018  —  China last year poured US$2.5 billion into firms in India, which is a healthy breeding ground for up-and-coming tech outfits Active cooperation between …

Sources: machine learning tools provider DataRobot has raised a ~$200M Series E led by Sapphire Ventures at a $1B+ valuation, following a $100M Series D in 2018 (Brian Dowling/Xconomy)

Brian Dowling / Xconomy:Sources: machine learning tools provider DataRobot has raised a ~$200M Series E led by Sapphire Ventures at a $1B+ valuation, following a $100M Series D in 2018  —  DataRobot has raised a Series E funding round in the ballpark of $200 million to advance its automated machine learning …

Tech companies, including Apple and Google, are petitioning the FCC to allow low-power devices for unlicensed use of the 6GHz Wi-Fi band without restrictions (Sean Hollister/The Verge)

Sean Hollister / The Verge:Tech companies, including Apple and Google, are petitioning the FCC to allow low-power devices for unlicensed use of the 6GHz Wi-Fi band without restrictions  —  Part of a spectrum battle pitting hardware makers against carriers and utilities  —  It´s rare to see Apple, Google, Microsoft …

How China is trying to increase its influence in global tech standards organizations like ITU, IEEE, and 3GPP, and how the US and EU are pushing back (Alan Beattie/Financial Times)

Alan Beattie / Financial Times:How China is trying to increase its influence in global tech standards organizations like ITU, IEEE, and 3GPP, and how the US and EU are pushing back  —  The first wave of Donald Trump´s trade war on China, punitive tariffs on $250bn of its exports, rivals the brutal protectionism of the Depression.

Since last year, UK and Netherlands police have been pushing young first-time accused cybercriminals into ethical computer training, instead of threatening jail (Jeff Stone/CyberScoop)

Jeff Stone / CyberScoop:Since last year, UK and Netherlands police have been pushing young first-time accused cybercriminals into ethical computer training, instead of threatening jail  —  European authorities are testing out the idea that not every cybercrime investigation has to end with a hacker in handcuffs.
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