Amazon is facing questions from U.S. lawmakers about consumer privacy regarding its popular voice-activated Echo speakers, after an incident last month when an Oregon couple’s conversation was recorded by their device and sent to an acquaintance without their knowledge

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How the Chinese government, long suspicious of internet companies, is now keen on harnessing tech companies’ capital and knowledge to realize its goals (New York Times)

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RStor announces $45M Series A led by Cisco for its platform that lets businesses store and process data in many locations and with many cloud service providers (Yevgeniy Sverdlik/Data Center Knowledge)

Yevgeniy Sverdlik / Data Center Knowledge: RStor announces $ 45M Series A led by Cisco for its platform that lets businesses store and process data

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