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1. The iPhone’s new parental controls can restrict who children can name, textual content and FaceTime and when
With the discharge of iOS 13.three, mother and father will for the primary time be capable to set limits over who children can speak to and textual content with throughout sure hours of the day. These limits will apply throughout telephone calls, Messages and FaceTime.
In follow, this implies mother and father may cease their little one from texting mates late at night time or in the course of the faculty day. It additionally permits mother and father to handle the kid’s iCloud contacts remotely.
2. Pear, whose seed-stage bets are adopted intently, simply raised $160 million for its third fund
That’s greater than twice the $75 million that the agency raised for its second fund in 2016 and triple the $50 million it raised for its debut fund again in 2013.
three. Uber ensures area for skis and snowboards with Uber Ski characteristic
Starting on December 17 in choose cities, an Uber Ski icon will pop up on the app, permitting passengers to order a trip with confirmed further area or a ski/snowboarding rack. Nundu Janakiram, Uber’s head of rider expertise, mentioned to count on extra options like this.
four. Accel and Index again Tines, because the cybersecurity startup provides one other $11M to its Series A
Founded in February 2018 by ex-eBay, PayPal and DocuSign safety engineer Eoin Hinchy, Tines automates most of the repetitive guide duties confronted by safety analysts to allow them to give attention to different high-priority work.
5. How Station F is boosting the French tech ecosystem
Three years after unveiling Station F at Disrupt, its director, Roxanne Varza, got here again to our stage to supply an replace on the world’s greatest startup campus, the place there at the moment are 1,000 corporations at work.
6. Hyperproof needs to make it simpler to adjust to GDPR and different laws
As corporations attempt to determine adjust to laws like GDPR, ISO or Sarbanes Oxley, Hyperproof is launching a brand new product to workflows that can enable them to achieve compliance in a extra organized means.
7. Introducing ‘Dear Sophie,’ an recommendation column for US-bound immigrant workers
Dear Sophie is a collaborative discussion board hosted by Extra Crunch and curated by Sophie Alcorn, who’s licensed as a specialist legal professional in immigration and nationality legislation by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.