Creators of cryptocurrency trading app Taylor, which recently completed an ICO, claim a hacker stole around $1.35M of Ether from company funds (Catalin Cimpanu/BleepingComputer.com)

Catalin Cimpanu / BleepingComputer.com: Creators of cryptocurrency trading app Taylor, which recently completed an ICO, claim a hacker stole around $1.35M of Ether from company funds  —  The creators of the Taylor cryptocurrency trading app claim that an unidentified hacker has stolen around $1.35 million worth of Ether from the company’s wallets. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2GZjZsa… Read More Creators of cryptocurrency trading app Taylor, which recently completed an ICO, claim a hacker stole around $1.35M of Ether from company funds (Catalin Cimpanu/BleepingComputer.com)

Snapchat launches its first Lens that reacts to sound and says it will roll out more in the coming weeks (Mariella Moon/Engadget)

Mariella Moon / Engadget: Snapchat launches its first Lens that reacts to sound and says it will roll out more in the coming weeks  —  Snapchat has quite a few intriguing Lenses you can play with, including its body-tracking ones that can follow you around and its majestic sky whale Lens that uses sky segmentation… Read More Snapchat launches its first Lens that reacts to sound and says it will roll out more in the coming weeks (Mariella Moon/Engadget)

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Intel’s Kaby Lake-G, with integrated AMD graphics, makes for a slim, light, and powerful laptop, but fan noise is frequent and loud (Samuel Axon/Ars Technica)

Samuel Axon / Ars Technica: Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Intel’s Kaby Lake-G, with integrated AMD graphics, makes for a slim, light, and powerful laptop, but fan noise is frequent and loud  —  A chipset that combines Intel’s CPU with AMD’s GPU makes the XPS 15 thinner.  —  This new Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 is… Read More Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Intel’s Kaby Lake-G, with integrated AMD graphics, makes for a slim, light, and powerful laptop, but fan noise is frequent and loud (Samuel Axon/Ars Technica)

Tencent pulls ~$4.7M investment in WeChat-based media company Chaping after criticism in state media over the startup’s handling of copyright issues (Sijia Jiang/Reuters)

Sijia Jiang / Reuters: Tencent pulls ~$4.7M investment in WeChat-based media company Chaping after criticism in state media over the startup’s handling of copyright issues  —  HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings, which owns China’s top social media app WeChat, has scrapped an investment of up to 30 million yuan … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2scXM5u

Big tech industry groups claim EU’s new ePrivacy Regulation will limit growth online; the law has been delayed after being slated to go into effect this month (Natasha Singer/New York Times)

Natasha Singer / New York Times: Big tech industry groups claim EU’s new ePrivacy Regulation will limit growth online; the law has been delayed after being slated to go into effect this month  —  The new European data privacy legislation is so stringent that it could kill off data-driven online services and chill innovations …… Read More Big tech industry groups claim EU’s new ePrivacy Regulation will limit growth online; the law has been delayed after being slated to go into effect this month (Natasha Singer/New York Times)

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says it’s banning trading in 11 countries, including Iran, Iraq, North Korea, to improve anti-money laundering compliance (Joseph Young/NewsBTC)

Joseph Young / NewsBTC: South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says it’s banning trading in 11 countries, including Iran, Iraq, North Korea, to improve anti-money laundering compliance  —  Bithumb, South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange alongside UPbit, has banned digital asset trading in North Korea, Iran … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2L1YGIL

Google brings ARCore to China, where Play Store isn’t available, through a partnership with the Xiaomi App Store on the Mi Mix 2S smartphone (Abner Li/9to5Google)

Abner Li / 9to5Google: Google brings ARCore to China, where Play Store isn’t available, through a partnership with the Xiaomi App Store on the Mi Mix 2S smartphone  —  After launching this February, Google’s platform for mobile augmented reality hit version 1.2 and received a number of new features at I/O 2018. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2GXnhfr

Source: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigating potential age discrimination in Intel’s 2016 cuts that led to 10,000+ being laid off globally (Georgia Wells/Wall Street Journal)

Georgia Wells / Wall Street Journal: Source: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigating potential age discrimination in Intel’s 2016 cuts that led to 10,000+ being laid off globally  —  Federal watchdog investigates allegations by former Intel employees that they were let go because of their age from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2kyADWO

Europe, where there’s still a wariness of its secret police and surveillance past, is now Silicon Valley’s most powerful privacy regulator with GDPR, not the US (Tony Romm/Washington Post)

Tony Romm / Washington Post: Europe, where there’s still a wariness of its secret police and surveillance past, is now Silicon Valley’s most powerful privacy regulator with GDPR, not the US  —  Europe implemented a sweeping overhaul of digital privacy laws on Friday that has reshaped how technology companies handle customer data … from Techmeme… Read More Europe, where there’s still a wariness of its secret police and surveillance past, is now Silicon Valley’s most powerful privacy regulator with GDPR, not the US (Tony Romm/Washington Post)