There’s Now a Cryptocurrency Fund-of-Funds | BLOOMBERG
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There’s Now a Cryptocurrency Fund-of-Funds | BLOOMBERG

By  Camila Russo October 24, 2017 | Bloomberg Just a year ago there were hardly any dedicated cryptocurrency funds, now investment in the sector has mushroomed enough that the…

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New ransomware is causing major issues across Europe and Russia | ENDGADGET
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New ransomware is causing major issues across Europe and Russia | ENDGADGET

Kaspersky Labs There’s a new ransomware making the rounds today with confirmed targets in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany. Kaspersky Labs says that nearly 200 victims have been hit with…

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Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | THE GUARDIAN
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Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | THE GUARDIAN

Facebook is testing a major change that would shift non-promoted posts out of its news feed, a move that could be catastrophic for publishers relying on the social network…

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Balloon navigation breakthrough helps extend cell service in Puerto Rico | ARS TECHNICA
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Balloon navigation breakthrough helps extend cell service in Puerto Rico | ARS TECHNICA

A balloon launches from Nevada on its way to Puerto Rico. TIMOTHY B. LEE –  | Ars Technica  One of Puerto Ricans’ most basic needs in the wake of…

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Dropbox redesigns itself as a hipster file sharing service | THE VERGE
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Dropbox redesigns itself as a hipster file sharing service | THE VERGE

  Dropbox by Natt Garun@nattgarun  Oct 3, 2017 | THE VERGE Dropbox announced a redesign today that introduces a whole lot more color into its former white-and-blue aesthetic. The new look also…

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The Digital Natives Are Getting Restless | DOWN WITH TECH
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The Digital Natives Are Getting Restless | DOWN WITH TECH

Illustration: Amanda Penley   Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month, everybody. You do know that the month formerly known to FM DJs as “Rocktober” has transmuted into a time when…

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FCC will allow Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver air balloon LTE to Puerto Rico | THE VERGE
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FCC will allow Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver air balloon LTE to Puerto Rico | THE VERGE

Image: Project Loon   To help island recover from Hurricane Maria by Nick Statt@nickstatt  Oct 7, 2017 | THE VERGE The Federal Communications Commission yesterday granted Alphabet-owned Project Loon an…

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Startup Accelerators Aren’t Banking on Exits Any More | ENTREPRENEUR
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Startup Accelerators Aren’t Banking on Exits Any More | ENTREPRENEUR

Miklos Grof – GUEST WRITER | ENTREPRENEUR.COM Accelerators are increasingly selling a range of services to generate ongoing revenue, without waiting years for startups to be sold. Image credit: PeopleImages…

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Oracle’s new database uses machine learning to automate administration | VENTUREBEAT.COM
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Oracle’s new database uses machine learning to automate administration | VENTUREBEAT.COM

Above: Oracle CTO Larry Ellison speaks at the company’s OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on October 1, 2017. Image Credit: VentureBeat/Blair Hanley Frank BLAIR HANLEY FRANK@BELRIL  | VENTUREBEAT.COM…

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Zuckerberg asks forgiveness, but Facebook needs change | TECH CRUNCH
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Zuckerberg asks forgiveness, but Facebook needs change | TECH CRUNCH

by Josh Constine (@joshconstine) | TECH CRUNCH “For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness and I will work to…

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What Is Bitcoin, and How Does It Work? | New York Times
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What Is Bitcoin, and How Does It Work? | New York Times

By NATHANIEL POPPER UPDATED 7:32 PM | OCTOBER 1, 2017 | THE NEW YORK TIMES Bitcoin transactions are tracked by a decentralized network of computers around the world.CreditMark Blinch/Reuters If you…

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Casper went to war with a popular mattress reviews site — then financed its takeover | RECODE
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Casper went to war with a popular mattress reviews site — then financed its takeover | RECODE

Sleepy in the sheets, slick in the streets. BY JASON DEL REY@DELREY  | RECODE Casper.com In April 2016, the mattress startup Casper sued three popular mattress review sites, claiming they…

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Obama tried to give Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook | WASHINGTON POST
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Obama tried to give Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook | WASHINGTON POST

 | Facebook turns over info on Russian ad sales from 2016 election Facebook announced on Sept. 21 that it would turn over copies of 3,000 political ads brought…

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Apple starts collecting browsing data in Safari using its differential privacy tech | TECH CRUNCH
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Apple starts collecting browsing data in Safari using its differential privacy tech | TECH CRUNCH

 by Brian Heater (@bheater) | TECH CRUNCH   The public release of macOS High Sierra brings with it some key updates to Safari — including the ability to disable cross-site cookie tracking…

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The ICO craze, explained | RECODE
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The ICO craze, explained | RECODE

Mike Windle/Getty Images for Spike TV The “Initial Coin Offering” has gripped Silicon Valley this summer. What is it? The drive to discover alternate ways for a new…

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How a Coding Bootcamp Led Me to My Dream Job | INC
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How a Coding Bootcamp Led Me to My Dream Job | INC

CREDIT: Getty Images After you graduated from coding bootcamp how long did it take you to get a job and what was your starting salary?  Answer by Gabriele O’Connor, Software…

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Google’s miniature Home leaks ahead of Pixel event | THE VERGE
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Google’s miniature Home leaks ahead of Pixel event | THE VERGE

Google is reportedly working on a smaller version of its Home smart speaker, the Home Mini, and it appears to have just leaked out ahead of the company’s…

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Twitter suspended over 935,000 terror-related accounts since 2015 | ENGADGET
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Twitter suspended over 935,000 terror-related accounts since 2015 | ENGADGET

  NurPhoto via Getty Images In a blog post about its twice-yearly Transparency Report, Twitter outlined some numbers regarding its actions against accounts linked to terrorism. Those include accounts that “actively…

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Apple aims for Emmy as it heads towards original programming content |Tech 2
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Apple aims for Emmy as it heads towards original programming content |Tech 2

Television is one of the few screens that Apple hasn’t conquered, but that may soon change. The world’s richest company appears ready to aim for its own Emmy-worthy programming…

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Even more US adults now getting news from social media, says Pew | TechCrunch
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Even more US adults now getting news from social media, says Pew | TechCrunch

by Natasha Lomas | via TECHCRUNCH New research by Pew suggests there has been another increase in the proportion of U.S. adults getting news via social media platforms.…

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