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A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for identifying and banning bots, trolls, and propagandists (Robert Peck/Wired)

Robert Peck / Wired: A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for…

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Alibaba acquires Israel-based startup InfinityAR, sources say for $10M+; in 2016, Alibaba invested $15M in the startup at an implied valuation of $80M (Yasmin Yablonko/Globes Online)

Yasmin Yablonko / Globes Online: Alibaba acquires Israel-based startup InfinityAR, sources say for $10M+; in 2016, Alibaba invested $15M in…

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Report: Apple will charge $9.99/mo each for subscriptions to HBO, Showtime, and Starz, monetize its own content; premium news service will cost $9.99/mo (Benjamin Mayo/9to5Mac)

Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac: Report: Apple will charge $9.99/mo each for subscriptions to HBO, Showtime, and Starz, monetize its own…

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Sources: Uber to announce the $3.1B acquisition of Dubai-based Careem soon, paying $1.4B in cash and $1.7B in convertible notes at a price of $55 per Uber share (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Uber to announce the $3.1B acquisition of Dubai-based Careem soon, paying $1.4B in cash and $1.7B in convertible…

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In-depth profile of Maksym Igor Popov, an infamous Ukrainian hacker whose stated goal was to create conflict and cyberwar between nations using disinformation (Emma Best)

Emma Best: In-depth profile of Maksym Igor Popov, an infamous Ukrainian hacker whose stated goal was to create conflict and…

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An overview of Japan's startup ecosystem, which ranked sixth globally in venture funding in 2017, as interest in deep tech startups ramps up (Norihiko Isawa/Tech.eu)

Norihiko Isawa / Tech.eu: An overview of Japan’s startup ecosystem, which ranked sixth globally in venture funding in 2017, as…

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A Redmonk study, combining GitHub and Stack Overflow data, finds TypeScript, Kotlin, and Julia usage is up, while Go, R, Scala, Clojure, Groovy usage is down (Stephen O'Grady/Redmonk)

Stephen O’Grady / Redmonk: A Redmonk study, combining GitHub and Stack Overflow data, finds TypeScript, Kotlin, and Julia usage is…

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New York-based Jitjatjo, which offers an online on-demand staffing marketplace, raises $11M Series A, claims it has seen 250% YoY revenue growth since launch (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: New York-based Jitjatjo, which offers an online on-demand staffing marketplace, raises $11M Series A, claims it…

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Iterable, a startup that helps companies build marketing campaigns, raises $50M Series C to expand cross-channel marketing platform (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Ron Miller / TechCrunch: Iterable, a startup that helps companies build marketing campaigns, raises $50M Series C to expand cross-channel…

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LA to limit scooter companies that don't share GPS data with the city to 30-day permit and 3K scooter fleet, while those that do can have fleets of up to 10.5K (Alfred Ng/CNET)

Alfred Ng / CNET: LA to limit scooter companies that don’t share GPS data with the city to 30-day permit…