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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - over 4 years ago
Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Educate Our Tech-Illiterate Congress
Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Educate Our Tech-Illiterate CongressSenator Elizabeth Warren has joined a small but steady chorus of Washington lawmakers working to revive a little-known government agency that, not so long ago, helped members of Congress grasp how cutting-...continued
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - over 4 years ago
Berkeley city council unanimously votes to ban facial recognition technology
Berkeley city council unanimously votes to ban facial recognition technology / Boing BoingBerkeley has joined the swelling ranks of cities (pioneered by nearby Oakland) that have passed ordinances banning the government's use of facial recognition technology, after a unan...continued
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - over 4 years ago
'Goliath Is Winning': The Biggest U.S. Banks Are Set to Automate Away 200,000 Jobs
The Biggest U.S. Banks Are Set to Automate Away 200,000 JobsOver the next decade, U.S. banks, which are investing $150 billion in technology annually, will use automation to eliminate 200,000 jobs, thus facilitating “the greatest transfer from labor to capital” in the ind...continued
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - over 4 years ago
In Praise of Older Women
Sex is not just the preserve of the young. Large-scale studies of 18th-century sexuality have not, however, been attuned to this fact and have positioned young people at the centre of historical narratives which claim to speak for ‘society’ at large. This lack of historio...continued
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - almost 5 years ago
Serial founder David Cancel to share people-first, SaaS insights at Disrupt SF next week
Serial founder David Cancel to share people-first, SaaS insights at Disrupt SF next week – TechCrunchWhat do you wish you’d known about building a company beforehand? It’s a question that haunts many a startup founder their first time around.Serial SaaS-focused entreprene...continued
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - almost 5 years ago
If a tweet declares war, is it treason to take it down?
If a tweet declares war, is it illegal to take it down?Background: twitter’s TOS lets them take down violent tweets, but violent tweets by world leaders are newsworthy, but they took down a fatwa, but they’re pondering some kind of head of state or world leader exception,...continued
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C1e15b7459468dc79542fc656b7a9fa2 Madalyn @Madalyn - almost 5 years ago
Berkeley Becomes Fourth U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition in Unanimous Vote
Berkeley Becomes Fourth U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition in Unanimous VoteBerkeley, California became the fourth U.S. city to pass a ban on all government use of facial recognition technology on Tuesday night following a unanimous yes vote by the City Council.Two other c...continued
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1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - almost 5 years ago
Yet another company has been hit by a ransomware attack
Yet another company has been hit by a ransomware attackThis time the victim was Pitney Bowes, a technology company based out of Stamford, Connecticut that provides ecommerce, shipping, data and mailing services.The company confirmed the attack on its website and is curren...continued
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B4a2c9b63fd68a080a47d2a35293e167 Webster @Webster - almost 5 years ago
Walmart’s Flipkart confirms it is entering the food retail business in India
Walmart’s Flipkart confirms it is entering the food retail business in India – TechCrunchIndia’s Flipkart is entering the food retail business as the e-commerce giant looks to expand its reach in the nation, its chief executive said on Tuesday.Flipkart, which sold majorit...continued
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - almost 5 years ago
Wall Street Journal: Federal prosecutors examining Rudy Giuliani's business dealings in Ukraine
Wall Street Journal: Federal prosecutors examining Rudy Giuliani's business dealings in UkraineWashington (CNN)Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are examining Rudy Giuliani's Ukraine business dealings, including his bank records, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, ci...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - almost 5 years ago
Silicon Valley’s competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz
Silicon Valley’s competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz – TechCrunch“If Silicon Valley is going to keep telling itself the story that the only uses of their technology will be the most optimistic, the most hopeful, the most salubrious, ...continued
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9c02f74a2060b9a7d8d9cd41fd6c26ed Clarissa @Clarissa - almost 5 years ago
Opendoor appoints CFO, CPO
Opendoor appoints CFO, CPO – TechCrunchOpendoor has named Gautam Gupta its chief financial officer and chief business officer, critical roles as the business continues to alter the way in which homes are bought and sold. Uber’s former head of finance, Gupta joined the $3....continued
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - almost 5 years ago
Sources: AB wants issues resolved, NFL return
10:08 AM ETDespite saying last month that he wouldn't play in the NFL anymore, wide receiver Antonio Brown wants to resolve his off-field issues so he can get back onto the field soon, sources told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.Sources said Brown hopes to have his playing status c...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - almost 5 years ago
Investors revel in trade and Brexit optimism
Premarket stocks: Investors revel in trade and Brexit optimismLondon (CNN Business)Happy Friday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up righthere.President Donald Trump said Thursday that the f...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - almost 5 years ago
How selling citizenship is now big business
How selling citizenship is now big businessYou can be born into it, you can earn it, and you can lose it. Increasingly, you can also invest your way into it.The "it" is citizenship of a particular country, and it is a more fluid concept than ever before. Go back 50 years,...continued
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - almost 5 years ago
Twitter Used Your Phone Number to Send You Ads. Now What?
Twitter Used Your Phone Number to Send You Ads. Now What?Talk about being caught between a tweet and a hard place. Twitter, in its infinite wisdom, recently admitted that it messed up and used email addresses and phone numbers—provided by users as part of their account se...continued
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Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - almost 5 years ago
Technology Is Changing Insurance for The Better
Technology Is Changing Insurance for The BetterThe days of customers calling an insurance company out of the blue and getting a quote over the phone are fading fast. Customers today are digital natives and want the best rates from every insurer out there at the tap of jus...continued
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - almost 5 years ago
Facebook wants Portal to be your next office webcam
Facebook wants Portal to be your next office webcamFacebook‘s Portal video chat devices will be able to run Workplace, the company’s collaboration software, so you’ll be able to make video calls at work using the Portal’s video calling technology, Facebook announced today...continued
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - almost 5 years ago
Armenia and the technology of diaspora
Armenia and the technology of diaspora – TechCrunchIt’s a tough world out there for small countries. Technology is the future, everyone knows that; but how do you claim your share of that future when you’re competing with America, China, the EU and India?How do you build ...continued
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - almost 5 years ago
How Bongo, the ‘Netflix of Bangladesh’, won the local video streaming market with just $10M
How Bongo, the ‘Netflix of Bangladesh,’ won the local video streaming market with just $10M – TechCrunchThousands of miles away from the U.S., where technology giants, cable networks, and studios are locked in an intense multi-billion dollar battle to court users to their...continued
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - almost 5 years ago
NASA launches a new Earth-like planet hunting telescope using a giant balloon
NASA launches a new planet-hunting telescope using a giant balloon – TechCrunchA new telescope will seek out planets that resemble Earth from a height of around 125,000 feet, using special optical technology that will filter out light from the stars they orbit to provide ...continued
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - almost 5 years ago
Discovering OBJ: Browns learn he's not guy 'everybody thinks he is'
7:00 AM ETBEREA, Ohio -- Before joining the Cleveland Browns this offseason, Sheldon Richardson admits he'd heard the rap that Odell Beckham Jr. wasn't a great teammate. Now, after sharing the locker room with the wide receiver these past few months, Richardson has a "com...continued
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - almost 5 years ago
Disney Bans Netflix Ads As Streaming's Marketing Wars Intensify
Disney Bans Netflix Ads As Streaming's Marketing Wars IntensifyDisney is banning advertising from Netflix across its entertainment TV networks , according the The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. It's "a sign that the marketing wars over stream...continued
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - almost 5 years ago
How Do I Get Safari to Use 1Password Instead of Keychain?
How Do I Get Safari to Use 1Password Instead of Keychain?Welcome back to Tech 911, Lifehacker’s weekly technology-advice column. This week, we’re tackling a question from a reader who finds it annoying when his browser prompts him to save passwords on a service he’d rathe...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - almost 5 years ago
IronSource, a mobile adtech startup, confirms $400M+ raise at $1+ valuation
IronSource, a mobile adtech startup, confirms $400M+ raise at $1B+ valuation – TechCrunchOn the same day that two Israeli-founded adtech startups, Taboola and Outbrain, announced a merger to create a $2 billion company, another Israel-founded company focusing on advertisi...continued
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