Google to pay security researchers who find Android apps and Chrome extensions misusing user data – TechCrunch

Google to pay security researchers who find Android apps and Chrome extensions misusing user data – TechCrunch

Google said it will pay security researchers who find “verifiably and unambiguous evidence” of data abuse using its platforms. It’s part of the company’s efforts to catch those who misuse user data collected through Android apps or Chrome extensions — and to avoid its own version of a scandal like Cambridge Analytica, which saw millions […]

All Raise AMA applications @ Disrupt SF 2019 close tomorrow – TechCrunch

All Raise AMA applications @ Disrupt SF 2019 close tomorrow – TechCrunch

The future is female and all you fierce female founders have one last shot at receiving 30 minutes of face time with some of the industry’s leading female funders. Say what now? We’re talking the All Raise “ask me anything” (AMA) sessions at Disrupt SF 2019 — and applications close tomorrow, August 30. All Raise, […]

Instagram may allow creators to syndicate IGTV videos to Facebook – TechCrunch

Instagram may allow creators to syndicate IGTV videos to Facebook – TechCrunch

Following the departure of Instagram’s founders, Facebook is working to more closely integrate the photo-sharing app with its flagship social network. It’s already added its brand name next to Instagram’s, and is working to make both platforms’ messaging products interoperable. Now, Facebook is prototyping a means of syndicating Instagram’s IGTV video to Facebook’s video site, […]

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors – TechCrunch

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors – TechCrunch

Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Access Control Standards program, or RACS for short, raises the standard for age-restricted POS systems, automatically locking the POS each time a Juul […]