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1. Amazon leads $575M investment in Deliveroo

Amazon is taking a slice of Europe’s meals delivery market by leading a $575 million investment in Deliveroo.

London-based Deliveroo operates in 14 nations, together with the U.Okay., France, Germany and Spain, and — outdoors of Europe — Singapore, Taiwan, Australia and the UAE. Throughout these markets, it claims it works with 80,000 restaurants with a fleet of 60,000 delivery individuals and a couple of,500 permanent staff.

2. A year after outcry, carriers are finally stopping sale of location data, letters to FCC show

Stories emerged a yr in the past that each one the main cellular carriers in the U.S. have been selling location knowledge to third-party corporations, which in turn bought them to pretty much anyone prepared to pay. New letters revealed by the FCC present that regardless of a yr of scrutiny and anger, the carriers have only just lately put an finish to this apply.

three. Trump’s Huawei ban ‘wins’ one trade battle, but the US may lose the networking war

While U.S. government officials rejoice what they need to think about to be a win of their battle towards the low-cost, high-performance networking vendor Huawei and different Chinese hardware producers, the country is vulnerable to falling significantly behind within the broader competitors.

4. Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts

Apple celebrated International Accessibility Consciousness Day by rolling out a practical, accessibility targeted assortment of latest Siri Shortcuts, alongside accessibility targeted App Store features and collections. Google did something comparable for Android customers on Google Play.

5. Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm

The staff at Minecraft is making its largest leap yet — to a real-world augmented actuality recreation within the vein of Pokémon GO, referred to as Minecraft Earth.

6. Stack Overflow confirms breach, but customer data said to be unaffected

“We discovered and investigated the extent of the entry and are addressing all recognized vulnerabilities,” VP of Engineering Mary Ferguson wrote. “We have now not identified any breach of customer or consumer knowledge.”

7. How startups can use Amazon’s SEO best practices to dominate new shopping verticals

Eli Schwartz argues that retailers in nascent verticals have a chance to comply with Amazon’s search engine optimisation playbook and turn into the default ranking e-commerce web site. (Additional Crunch membership required.)

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