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Allen Institute study of 2M+ AI research papers shows Chinese scholars have out-published US scholars every year since 2005, but questions remain about quality (Tom Simonite/Wired)

Tom Simonite / Wired: Allen Institute study of 2M+ AI research papers shows Chinese scholars have out-published US scholars every…

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Court documents: Larry Page worried he would lose control of Google in 2011 and seemed to make a "veiled threat" to quit over the issue (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Court documents: Larry Page worried he would lose control of Google in 2011 and seemed to make a “veiled…

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New York-based Glia, which develops a customer service platform that unifies voice, video, and chatbots, raises $20M Series B led by Insight Venture Partners (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: New York-based Glia, which develops a customer service platform that unifies voice, video, and chatbots, raises…

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AT&T is upping DirecTV prices, with a base package hike of $10/month, for the second time since it argued its Time Warner merger would allow it to lower prices (Todd Spangler/Variety)

Todd Spangler / Variety: AT&T is upping DirecTV prices, with a base package hike of $10/month, for the second time…

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Researchers find mobile adware, dubbed SimBad, hidden in over 200 Android games with more than 150M downloads (Zack Whittaker/TechCrunch)

Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch: Researchers find mobile adware, dubbed SimBad, hidden in over 200 Android games with more than 150M…

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US CPSC announces expanded recall of 78,500 HP laptops due to battery issues; announcement was delayed from January due to government shutdown (Nathaniel Mott/Tom's Hardware)

Nathaniel Mott / Tom’s Hardware: US CPSC announces expanded recall of 78,500 HP laptops due to battery issues; announcement was…

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Google quietly adds DuckDuckGo and other privacy-focused search engines as an option for Chrome users in more than 60 markets (Natasha Lomas/TechCrunch)

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch: Google quietly adds DuckDuckGo and other privacy-focused search engines as an option for Chrome users in…

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TPG Growth places Bill McGlashan, a managing partner who championed social responsibility, on leave after DOJ charges him in the college admissions scandal (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

Theodore Schleifer / Recode: TPG Growth places Bill McGlashan, a managing partner who championed social responsibility, on leave after DOJ…

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ACLU releases documents showing ICE lets thousands of employees access a controversial licence plate database with little oversight (Colin Lecher/The Verge)

Colin Lecher / The Verge: ACLU releases documents showing ICE lets thousands of employees access a controversial licence plate database…

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Following a growing global chorus to regulate Big Tech, Britain publishes a report arguing for stronger oversight and stricter acquisition rules (Adam Satariano/New York Times)

Adam Satariano / New York Times: Following a growing global chorus to regulate Big Tech, Britain publishes a report arguing…