Google Changing its storage policy, Facebook extended its political advertising ban and recalled Ring’s doorbell. This is your daily breakfast on November 11, 2020.
Big story: Google Photos will be free, and unlimited storage will end
Google is changing its storage policy for free accounts, which could have a significant impact on anyone who uses Google Photos on a regular basis.
Currently, Google Photos allows users to store unlimited images (and high-definition videos) as long as it does not exceed 16 megapixels. Starting June 1, 2021, new photos and videos will all be included in the company’s 1
Google says that it takes three years for average users to reach 15 GB of storage space-at this time, they either need to delete some photos or need to pay for their Google One account. Also on June 1st: Documents, tables, slides, engineering drawings, tables and Jamboard files will also begin to count towards your total storage.
Facebook will extend the temporary ban on political advertising for another month, the company said, the temporary ban will last at least one month.
ByteDance asked the Federal Court of Appeals to revoke the US order to force its sale of TikTok-TikTok’s parent company said it will continue to work on a negotiated solution and will only block it if the discussion is deadlocked The government forced the sale.
Ring doorbell recall due to fire-the recall occurred in 23 fire reports and 8 minor burn reports.
Start-ups, capital and venture capital
SentinelOne, an AI-based endpoint security company, confirmed to raise US$267 million at a valuation of $3.1B — SentinelOne’s Singularity monitors and protects laptops, phones, and other network-connected devices and services.
E-commerce startup Heroes raised $65 million in equity and debt and became the Thrasio of Europe — the company developed a strategy to acquire and expand the high-performance Amazon business.
Seedcamp raised 78 million pounds for its fifth fund-this new fund increases the amount of capital the company will invest in pre-seed and seed-stage companies.
Advice and analysis from Extra Crunch
Dear Sophie: What does Biden’s victory mean for skilled migration? —Attorney Sophie Alcorn examined the impact of the presidential election on American immigration and immigration reform.
Greylock’s Asheem Chandna talked about cybersecurity and the future of enterprise start-ups “shifting left”-this year, enterprise software is changing at a rate of more than a decade.
Square and PayPal’s revenue brings good (or bad) news to fintech startups-Square’s revenue gives us the opportunity to understand consumer payment activity, card usage, stock purchases, etc.
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Honda Motor will mass produce Level 3 autonomous vehicles by March — Honda claims that it will be the first automaker to mass produce autonomous vehicles with SAE Level 3 standards.
The data audit of British political parties found a list of failures-the audit claimed that political parties failed to maintain clear contact with voters to understand how they were described and targeted in secret.
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