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1. AT&T’s new streaming service HBO Max arrives in 2020, would be the unique dwelling of ‘Mates’
Hooray, we don’t need to name it the Untitled WarnerMedia streaming service anymore! As an alternative, it’s going to be named HBO Max, and it’ll launch subsequent spring with greater than 10,000 hours of content material out there to subscribers.
The service gained’t be restricted to HBO content material — therefore the provision of “Mates” — however the naming signifies how essential HBO as a TV model is to shoppers and to guardian firm AT&T.
2. Visa funds $40M for no-password crypto vault Anchorage
Visa and Andreessen Horowitz are betting even larger on cryptocurrency, funding an enormous spherical for fellow Fb Libra Affiliation member Anchorage’s omnimetric blockchain safety system.
three. Nintendo Change Lite’s trade-off of caprice for practicality is an effective one
Nintendo revealed a brand new Change Lite model of its current-generation console at this time, which attaches the controllers completely, shrinks the a bit and provides a contact extra battery life. It additionally takes away the “Change” a part of the equation, as a result of you’ll be able to solely use it handheld, as an alternative of hooked up to a TV or as a singular tabletop gaming expertise.
four. Opera based startup OPay raises $50M for cell finance in Nigeria
OPay’s elevate tracks larger affect in African tech from China.
5. Flaws in hospital anesthesia and respiratory units enable distant tampering
Safety researchers have discovered a vulnerability in a networking protocol utilized in well-liked hospital anesthesia and respiratory machines, which they are saying if exploited could possibly be used to maliciously tamper with the units.
6. Snapchat declares new exhibits from Serena Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger and others
The exhibits will start airing this month. They’re all unique to Snapchat, and lots of of them come from creators who’ve a considerable following on different platforms
7. Understanding psychological well being in Silicon Valley, with skilled coach and former investor Jerry Colonna
In a dialog with Connie Loizos, Colonna discusses how beforehand developed requirements of success can influence your means to steer and discover achievement at work. (Additional Crunch membership required.)