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How a team of 150 at Square made the $999 Square Register, a two-screen Android device with its own secure enclave chip, aiming to be SMBs' preferred PoS device (Lauren Goode/Wired)

Sources: Roku plans to launch a video subscription marketplace to allow customers to sign up for and watch subscription services without separate apps (Janko Roettgers/Variety)

Google Maps removes ability to hail an Uber from within the app, after adding it in January 2017 (Killian Bell/Android Police)

How advances from Google's Medical Brain team, which is building AI tools to predict disease symptoms, risk of death, more, could help it break into healthcare (Mark Bergen/Bloomberg)

In letters to Jeff Bezos, nearly 20 Amazon shareholder groups, ACLU, and others call for halt of selling Rekognition facial recognition tech to law enforcement (Matt McFarland/CNNMoney)

Photomyne raises $5 million for its A.I.-powered photo scanning app

SurveyMonkey says it has confidentially registered for an IPO with the SEC; number of shares and pricing not disclosed (Nikhil Subba/Reuters)

Google Maps removes ability to hail an Uber from within the app, after adding it in January 2017 (Ron Amadeo/Ars Technica)

Researcher finds privacy leak in Google Home and Chromecast, letting a malicious site determine user's precise location from Wi-Fi info; Google says it will fix (Brian Krebs/Krebs on Security)

YouTube Music and Premium expand to 12 new international markets, including Canada and UK and become generally available after soft launch in 5 initial markets (Abner Li/9to5Google)

Pulumi, founded by Microsoft and AWS veterans, raises $5M seed and debuts an open-source project and commercial SaaS product to help devs be cloud agnostic (Tom Krazit/GeekWire)

Square becomes the ninth firm to obtain a "BitLicense" from New York, to let state residents buy and sell bitcoins through its Cash App (Anna Irrera/Reuters)

Audeara A-01 review