Amazon will pay $1.3 billion in cash to buy self-driving car developer Zoox and create a separate $100 million pool to retain its 900-plus employees provided that key employees don’t depart, allowing Amazon to walk away from the deal. That’s according to Reuters , which got its hands on the deal documents. Among the details in the report: there’s a $125 million “transaction bonus pool” for...
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Signal Chief Meredith Whittaker Could Use Some Backup in the Fight for Encryption
I was about to sit down for coffee in Brooklyn with Meredith Whittaker when she started apologizing for the messages blowing up her phone. “Sorry, we’re launching our post-quantum protocol today,” she said while tapping away in—what else—her Signal app. Whittaker, the president of the Signal Foundation, the nonprofit behind the world’s most heavily encrypted...
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