NYPD disputes facial recognition firm Clearview AI’s claim that it identified a terrorism suspect; company’s founders have previous connections to the far right (BuzzFeed News)

Bear Robotics, which is developing autonomous robot waiters, raises $32M Series A led by SoftBank  — …

Google’s new look for desktop search results blurs the lines between ads and search results, leading many critics to identify it as a dark pattern (Jon Porter/The Verge)

Bear Robotics, which is developing self-driving robot waiters, raises $32M Series A led by SoftBank  — …

Amazon says it now partners with 20,000+ neighborhood stores across Tier 1, 2, and 3 cities in India to store and deliver goods under its “I have Space” program (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

Manish Singh / TechCrunch: Amazon says it now partners with 20,000+ neighborhood stores across Tier 1,…

Source: hands-on with a leaked Samsung Galaxy S20+ shows it has a 120Hz 3200 x 1440 display, ultrasonic under-display fingerprint scanner, and no headphone jack (Max Weinbach/XDA Developers)

Max Weinbach / XDA Developers: Source: hands-on with a leaked Samsung Galaxy S20+ shows it has…

Amazon reinstates FedEx’s ground delivery for Prime shipments, saying the shipper has consistently met its delivery requirements, after suspending it last month (Annie Palmer/CNBC)

Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  — …

Google acquires no-code app development platform AppSheet, which had raised ~$19M to date, with plans to migrate AppSheet services to Google Cloud (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  — …

Pandora debuts Test & Tune, a suite of audience measurement tools in open beta that provide insights into campaigns’ effectiveness while they are underway (David Cohen/Adweek)

Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  — …

Gartner: global Mac shipments in Q4 dropped by 3% YoY, to 5.26M units, as the overall PC market saw growth for the first time since 2011 (Juli Clover/MacRumors)

Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  — …

Sensor Tower: Disney+ was downloaded 30M+ times in the US in Q4 2019, besting TikTok; Disney+ has 41M+ installs and made ~$97M in subscriber spending to date (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  — …

Tech companies, from IBM and Microsoft to Etsy and Reddit, file amicus briefs in support of Google ahead of its Supreme Court battle with Oracle (Margaret Harding McGill/Axios)

Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  — …