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Q&A with Vishal Shah, Instagram's head of product who previously ran Instagram's business products, on e-commerce as a revenue driver, IGTV, and more (Alex Heath/Cheddar)

Alex Heath / Cheddar: Q&A with Vishal Shah, Instagram’s head of product who previously ran Instagram’s business products, on e-commerce…

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Valve announces a Steam game library redesign and Steam Events, which developers can use to communicate in-game events, entering open beta in the coming months (Michael McWhertor/Polygon)

Michael McWhertor / Polygon: Valve announces a Steam game library redesign and Steam Events, which developers can use to communicate…

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Houseparty promotes co-founder and COO Sima Sistani to CEO; co-founder and CEO Ben Rubin will move to the company's board and continue to advise product teams (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Houseparty promotes co-founder and COO Sima Sistani to CEO; co-founder and CEO Ben Rubin will…

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Sources: UiPath, a process automation platform targeting IT businesses, is raising $400M+ at a $7B+ valuation; it closed a $265M Series C in November (Kate Clark/TechCrunch)

Kate Clark / TechCrunch: Sources: UiPath, a process automation platform targeting IT businesses, is raising $400M+ at a $7B+ valuation;…

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Hacker groups are creating backdoor admin accounts and redirecting users to tech support scams using a zero-day vulnerability in a popular WordPress plugin (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Hacker groups are creating backdoor admin accounts and redirecting users to tech support scams using a…

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An ad fraud scheme that runs video ads behind banner images targeted popular Android apps, including many using Twitter's MoPub ad platform (Craig Silverman/BuzzFeed News)

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News: An ad fraud scheme that runs video ads behind banner images targeted popular Android apps,…

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Report: for the first time, music streaming accounted for more than half, at 54%, of UK record label income as it hit £468M in 2018, up 35% YoY (Mark Sweney/The Guardian)

Mark Sweney / The Guardian: Report: for the first time, music streaming accounted for more than half, at 54%, of…

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MPAA: streaming video subscriptions surpassed those for cable TV for the first time in 2018 globally, rising 131.2M or 27% YoY to 613.3M, as cable fell to 556M (Andrew Liptak/The Verge)

Andrew Liptak / The Verge: MPAA: streaming video subscriptions surpassed those for cable TV for the first time in 2018…

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Comcast's Xfinity Flex, a $5/month service for its broadband customers, comes with a 4K set-top box and access to paid and free, ad-supported streaming services (Richard Lawler/Engadget)

Richard Lawler / Engadget: Comcast’s Xfinity Flex, a $5/month service for its broadband customers, comes with a 4K set-top box…

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Rent the Runway raises $125M, led by Franklin Templeton Investments and Bain Capital, at a $1B valuation as it expands its subscription clothing business (Sapna Maheshwari/New York Times)

Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times: Rent the Runway raises $125M, led by Franklin Templeton Investments and Bain Capital, at…