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A look at the history of game-playing AI and how it often beats humans, from IBM's Deep Blue to AlphaGo (Jamie Rigg/Engadget)

Jamie Rigg / Engadget: A look at the history of game-playing AI and how it often beats humans, from IBM’s…

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A look at an automated Instagram influencer account made to garner free meals from NYC restaurants in exchange for posts, which advertisers didn't really mind (Katie Notopoulos/BuzzFeed News)

Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed News: A look at an automated Instagram influencer account made to garner free meals from NYC…

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YouTube faces legal and ethical minefield from unmarked "kidfluencer" sponsored marketing, which targets kids under 13, who are barred from creating accounts (Mark Bergen/Bloomberg)

Mark Bergen / Bloomberg: YouTube faces legal and ethical minefield from unmarked “kidfluencer” sponsored marketing, which targets kids under 13,…

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After Rep. Devin Nunes sued Twitter and the @DevinCow account claiming defamation, the parody account gained 465K+ followers, surpassing his own follower count (Laura M. Holson/New York Times)

Laura M. Holson / New York Times: After Rep. Devin Nunes sued Twitter and the @DevinCow account claiming defamation, the…

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Survey: average US consumer subscribes to three streaming video services, 69% subscribe to at least one, up from 55%, and 47% experience subscription fatigue (Mike Snider/USA Today)

Mike Snider / USA Today: Survey: average US consumer subscribes to three streaming video services, 69% subscribe to at least…

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Two crypto indices from CoinMarketCap, CMC Crypto 200, which includes bitcoin, and CMC Crypto ex BTC, which doesn't, launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, and Reuters (Yogita Khatri/CoinDesk)

Yogita Khatri / CoinDesk: Two crypto indices from CoinMarketCap, CMC Crypto 200, which includes bitcoin, and CMC Crypto ex BTC,…

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Microsoft says support for Windows 7, which makes up 40% of desktop market, will end Jan. 14, 2020; enterprise customers can pay for extended support until 2023 (Zack Whittaker/TechCrunch)

Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch: Microsoft says support for Windows 7, which makes up 40% of desktop market, will end Jan….

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In its first quarter since going public, Tencent Music posts net loss of $127M on $785M revenue, mainly due to a one-off share-based charge to label partners (Rita Liao/TechCrunch)

Rita Liao / TechCrunch: In its first quarter since going public, Tencent Music posts net loss of $127M on $785M…

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey introduces Square Crypto, a new initiative for open source contributions to the "bitcoin/crypto ecosystem" (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk: Square CEO Jack Dorsey introduces Square Crypto, a new initiative for open source contributions to the…

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Amazon vendors say Amazon is more aggressively blocking ads of unprofitable products and telling them to lower wholesale prices for ads to be reinstated (Eugene Kim/CNBC)

Eugene Kim / CNBC: Amazon vendors say Amazon is more aggressively blocking ads of unprofitable products and telling them to…