Salvini holds ‘Italians first’ rally in Rome to celebrate six months in power

Rome (CNN)Far-right Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini attacked same-sex unions and promised to put “Italians first” during a rally in Rome on Saturday, as his government remained locked in deadlock with the EU over its proposed budget. Italy is facing disciplinary proceedings from the European Commission over its proposed…

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Lightspeed hires 5 new partners from Slack, Twitter and more

Lightspeed Venture Partners, one of the best-performing VC firms in Silicon Valley, is closing out 2018 with a slew of new hires. The firm has brought on five additional investing partners: Jana Messerschmidt, Ashley Brasier, Merci Victoria Grace (pictured above), Jerry Ye and Jay Madheswaran. Neetzan Zimmerman, a former senior editor at…

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Apple puts third-party screen time apps on notice

A number of app developers building third-party screen time trackers and parental control applications are worried that Apple’s increased scrutiny of their apps in recent weeks is not a coincidence. With Apple’s launch of iOS 12, the company has implemented its own built-in screen time tracking tools and controls. Not…

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Google warns app developers of three malicious SDKs being used for ad fraud

A few days ago, Google removed popular Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech apps from its Play Store following a BuzzFeed investigation, which discovered the apps were engaging in ad fraud. Today, as a result of Google’s ongoing investigation into the situation, it has discovered three malicious ad network SDKs that were…

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Michelle Obama says Queen told her that royal protocol is ‘rubbish’

London (CNN)Michelle Obama has revealed Queen Elizabeth II’s surprising view on royal protocol at a speaking engagement in London on Monday. “She’s smart and funny and honest,” she said. “He is a huge fan for sure.” CNN has reached out to Buckingham Palace for comment. Obama was speaking about her…

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