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Singapore automotive marketplace snags more funds, acquires Indonesia C2C player

Singapore-based automotive marketplace Carro has snagged another US$$30 million as part of its Series B round, having earlier secured US$60 million, and used the funds to acquire Indonesian e-commerce site The latest funds injection pushes the startup’s total amount raised to US$100 million since its inception in 2015.  Carro’s existing investors joined the latest round, including B Capital Group,… Read more →

QualPwn vulnerabilities in Qualcomm chips let hackers compromise Android devices

Logo: Qualcomm // Composition: ZDNet CNET Best Phones for 2019 Our editors hand-picked these products based on our tests and reviews. Read More The Android Security Bulletin for August 2019 is out today and this month’s Android security patches include a fix for two dangerous vulnerabilities that impact devices with Qualcomm chips. Known collectively as QualPwn, these two vulnerabilities “allow… Read more →

FBI warns of new trend where cybercriminals recruit money mules via dating sites

FBI: BEC scams cost $1.3 billion to US firms Ransomware complaints are on the decline, but losses are higher than ever. The FBI’s internet crime division has issued a warning today about a new trend in online scams where crooks are using online dating sites to recruit and trick victims into laundering stolen money. The novelty here is the use… Read more →

Guidewire hires former Salesforce exec as new CEO

The Industry Cloud: Why It’s Next The industry cloud has taken off and big businesses have been built by the likes of Veeva, Rootstock and others. ZDNet’s Karen Roby and James Sanders look at how the industry has thrived even as giants like Salesforce, Oracle and SAP eye their turf. Guidewire, which provides a software platform for the insurance industry… Read more →

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are cheaper than ever on Amazon right now

Google wants to take the smart out of the smart home ZDNet’s Chris Matyszczyk claims that there’s nothing worse than living with someone — or something — that’s too clever by half. Read more: CNET Best Phones for 2019 Our editors hand-picked these products based on our tests and reviews. Read More Google is likely a couple of months… Read more →