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1. Uber founder Travis Kalanick is leaving the corporate’s board of administrators
Uber founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick will formally resign from the board as of December 31, to “give attention to his new enterprise and philanthropic endeavors,” in line with an organization press launch.
Kalanick, who was compelled out as Uber CEO and finally changed by Dara Khosrowshahi, has been within the means of promoting off his appreciable possession stake within the firm. In truth, it seems to be like Kalanick has now bought all his remaining inventory.
2. Loads of Fish app was leaking customers’ hidden names and postal codes
Courting app Loads of Fish has pushed out a repair for its app after a safety researcher discovered it was leaking info that customers had set to “personal” on their profiles. Earlier than the repair, the app was silently returning customers’ first names and postal ZIP codes, in line with The App Analyst.
3. As DraftKings finds an exit, a reminder of what might have been
DraftKings, a betting service targeted on fantasy sports activities, will go public by way of a reverse merger. Not too way back DraftKings and its erstwhile rival FanDuel have been ubiquitous on tv; now the 2 corporations are fractions of what they as soon as have been. (Additional Crunch membership required.)
4. Present Information: 13 last-minute subscription items for the individuals you completely didn’t overlook
It’s too late to order issues on-line, and brick-and-mortar shops are both closed for the week or completely slammed. So what are you able to do? Subscriptions!
5. Fyre Pageant meets Mr. Bone Noticed
Connie Loizos seems to be on the controversy across the three-day-long MDL Beast Pageant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The occasion, promoted by quite a few celebrities and social media influencers, aimed to advertise the efforts of its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (referred to as MBS).
6. A false begin for foldables in 2019
A 12 months from now, the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s turbulent takeoff might be a footnote within the largest story of foldables. For now, nonetheless, it’s an vital caveat that may come up in each dialog concerning the nascent product class. (Additional Crunch membership required.)
7. Micro-angelo? This 3D-printed ‘David’ is only one millimeter tall
3D printing has confirmed itself helpful in so many industries that it’s now not essential to point out off, however some individuals simply can’t assist themselves. Living proof: this millimeter-tall rendition of Michelangelo’s well-known “David” printed with copper utilizing a newly developed method.