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South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says around $13M in the EOS cryptocurrency has been stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job (Wolfie Zhao/CoinDesk)

Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk: South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says around $13M in the EOS cryptocurrency has been stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job  —  South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job. from Techmeme

Counterpoint: global wireless “hearables” market hit 12.5M units in Q4 2018, with AirPods at 60% market share, but low and mid-tier brands gaining (Liz Lee/Counterpoint Research)

Liz Lee / Counterpoint Research: Counterpoint: global wireless “hearables” market hit 12.5M units in Q4 2018, with AirPods at 60% market share, but low and mid-tier brands gaining  —  Apple was the market leader with its AirPods as premium models continued to dominate the market.  However, mid-tier brands started to gain market share. from Techmeme

ISPs that block access to sites hosting the Christchurch shooting video set a worrisome precedent that ISPs may put up barriers between customers and content (April Glaser/Slate)

April Glaser / Slate: ISPs that block access to sites hosting the Christchurch shooting video set a worrisome precedent that ISPs may put up barriers between customers and content  —  Facebook and YouTube were right to delete the video shot by the New Zealand shooter.  Internet providers were wrong to try to do it, too.

A look at the numbers behind Amazon’s market reach in terms of dollar sales, revenue, units sold, number of visitors and users, and a snapshot of its history (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: A look at the numbers behind Amazon’s market reach in terms of dollar sales, revenue, units sold, number of visitors and users, and a snapshot of its history  —  In recent months, talk of regulating or even breaking up Amazon.com, Inc. has moved from the political fringes to the mainstream. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2TLTNHK https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

Earl of Sandwich and Planet Hollywood restaurant franchise owner admits a breach of its PoS systems where 2M+ credit and debit card details may have been stolen (Brian Krebs/Krebs on Security)

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security: Earl of Sandwich and Planet Hollywood restaurant franchise owner admits a breach of its PoS systems where 2M+ credit and debit card details may have been stolen  —  On Feb. 21, 2019, KrebsOnSecurity contacted Italian restaurant chain Buca di Beppo after discovering strong evidence … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2Uh4QNI https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

A theory on Apple’s AirPower: its overlapping multi-coil design worked in the lab but complying with FCC’s rules for safe wireless emissions was too challenging (Craig Lloyd/iFixit)

Craig Lloyd / iFixit: A theory on Apple’s AirPower: its overlapping multi-coil design worked in the lab but complying with FCC’s rules for safe wireless emissions was too challenging  —  In a surprising turn of events, Apple has cancelled its long-awaited AirPower wireless charging mat. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2Vb5AkJ https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

A look at Facebook’s growth team, set up in 2007 to pioneer techniques to lure in new users, that has now been charged to fix the company’s “integrity” problems (Hannah Kuchler/Financial Times)

Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times: A look at Facebook’s growth team, set up in 2007 to pioneer techniques to lure in new users, that has now been charged to fix the company’s “integrity” problems  —  If you joined Facebook at any time over the past decade, Alex Schultz probably had something to do with it.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years (Gina Narcisi/CRN)

Gina Narcisi / CRN: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years  —  As Cisco transforms its business model to focus first on software and services, the IT giant wants to encourage more partners to go after

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years (Gina Narcisi/CRN)

Gina Narcisi / CRN: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years  —  As Cisco transforms its business model to focus first on software and services, the IT giant wants to encourage more partners to go after

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years (Gina Narcisi/CRN)

Gina Narcisi / CRN: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years  —  As Cisco transforms its business model to focus first on software and services, the IT giant wants to encourage more partners to go after

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years (Gina Narcisi/CRN)

Gina Narcisi / CRN: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years  —  As Cisco transforms its business model to focus first on software and services, the IT giant wants to encourage more partners to go after

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years (Gina Narcisi/CRN)

Gina Narcisi / CRN: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says the company is on track to have software and services account for 30% of its revenue over the next three years  —  As Cisco transforms its business model to focus first on software and services, the IT giant wants to encourage more partners to go after
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