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Forest Service Hiring Temp Workers for 2019

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is hiring 1,000 temporary workers for spring and summer of 2019 in Oregon and Washington. The Statesman Journal reports the federal agency announced the openings on Friday. Applications will be accepted between Sept. 17 and Oct. 12 for positions in fields including firefighting, recreation, natural resources, timber,…
Walmart to acquire Mexico & Chile-focused grocery delivery service Cornershop for $225M

Walmart to acquire Mexico & Chile-focused grocery delivery service Cornershop for $225M

Walmart is ramping up its grocery delivery business on the international stage with today’s announcement that it has acquired the crowdsourced, on-demand delivery marketplace Cornershop for $225 million. The rapidly growing service offers on-demand delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies and specialty food retailers in Mexico and Chile, which will continue following the deal’s close, Walmart says.…
Instacart links up with Walmart Canada to expand its same-day delivery service

Instacart links up with Walmart Canada to expand its same-day delivery service

Instacart has teamed up with Walmart Canada to bring shoppers in Toronto and Winnipeg same-day grocery delivery. The agreement is part of a pilot program for the two companies that will allow Instacart users to order groceries from 17 different Walmart locations across the two cities. This is the first time shoppers in Winnipeg will…
Indonesian fintech startup Moka raises $24M led by Sequoia India

Indonesian fintech startup Moka raises $24M led by Sequoia India

Indonesia’s Moka, a startup that helps SMEs and retailers manage payment and other business operations, has pulled in a $24 million Series B round for growth. The investment is led by Sequoia India and Southeast Asia — which recently announced a new $695 million fund — with participation from new backers SoftBank Ventures Korea, EDBI —…
Alibaba’s Ant Financial denies stealing from Equifax

Alibaba’s Ant Financial denies stealing from Equifax

Ant Financial has denied claims that it covertly raided Equifax — the U.S. credit firm that was hit by a hack last year — to grab information, including code, confidential data and documents to help recruit staff for its own credit scoring service. The Alibaba affiliate, which is valued at over $100 billion, launched Sesame…
The benefits of exhibiting in Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin 2018

The benefits of exhibiting in Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin 2018

This reminder goes out to all the early-stage startup founders across Europe and beyond. It won’t be long until thousands of us descend on Germany to attend Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place on November 29-30. If you want to make the most of your time there (and why the heck wouldn’t you?), then buy…
Kano’s latest computer kit for kids doubles down on touch

Kano’s latest computer kit for kids doubles down on touch

Learn-to-code startup Kano, whose products aim to turn kids into digital makers, has taken the wraps off the latest incarnation of its build-it-yourself computer kit. With the new flagship Kano is doubling down on touch interactions — urging kids to “make your own tablet”. The Computer Kit Touch packs a 10.1″ HD touchscreen, along with Kano’s now familiar…
10 critical points from Zuckerberg’s epic security manifesto

10 critical points from Zuckerberg’s epic security manifesto

And how they show he's ready for war Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know he’s trying his damnedest to fix Facebook before it breaks democracy. Tonight he posted a 3,260-word battle plan for fighting election interference. Amidst drilling through Facebook’s strategy and progress, he slips in several notable passages revealing his own philosophy. Zuckerberg has…
Discover Sono Motors’ vision of the electric car at Disrupt Berlin

Discover Sono Motors’ vision of the electric car at Disrupt Berlin

New car makers have been popping up left and right. But instead of creating yet another Tesla-like company, German company Sono Motors is working on something completely new — a solar-powered car. That’s why I’m excited to announce that the company’s co-founder and CEO Laurin Hahn will join us at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. Sono Motors…
Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data

A firmware bug means existing security measures "aren't enough to protect data in lost or stolen laptops," says new security research Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are vulnerable to a new attack that can steal sensitive data in a matter of minutes, new research says. In new findings published Wednesday, F-Secure said…

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