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Profile of TripAdvisor, which has become entangled in debates over free speech as it struggles to defend legitimate reviewers against litigious…

Linda Kinstler / The Guardian : Profile of TripAdvisor, which has become entangled in debates over free speech as it struggles to defend legitimate reviewers against litigious business owners   —  The world's biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down - but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds …

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Profile of ConsenSys, a Brooklyn-based blockchain startup incubator launched by Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin, that analysts estimate spends $100M+…

Cheddar : Profile of ConsenSys, a Brooklyn-based blockchain startup incubator launched by Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin, that analysts estimate spends $100M+ per year   —  In a converted warehouse in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood, dozens of ambitious developers are working to build blockchain applications …

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How small startup Hala built Sentry, a social media warning system deployed in Syria using humans and remote sensors to predict when and where bombs…

Danny Gold / Wired : How small startup Hala built Sentry, a social media warning system deployed in Syria using humans and remote sensors to predict when and where bombs may fall   —  The Bashar al-Assad regime's indiscriminate air strikes have terrorized civilians for years.  Now a small band of activist-entrepreneurs …

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How President Xi Jinping plans to turn China into a "cyber-superpower" that will dominate the web through domestic regulations, innovation,…

Adam Segal / Foreign Affairs : How President Xi Jinping plans to turn China into a “cyber-superpower” that will dominate the web through domestic regulations, innovation, and foreign policy   —  For almost five decades, the United States has guided the growth of the Internet.  From its origins as a small Pentagon program …

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Twitter’s actions to limit third-party apps illustrate the company’s indecisiveness, which sources say stems from Jack Dorsey’s cautious leadership…

Casey Newton / The Verge : Twitter's actions to limit third-party apps illustrate the company's indecisiveness, which sources say stems from Jack Dorsey's cautious leadership style   —  What the Alex Jones controversy and its move to limit third-party apps have in common  —  Why does Twitter move so slowly?

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Tencent says PUBG Mobile, a scaled-down version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, crossed 100M downloads less than 4 months after its release on iOS…

Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat : Tencent says PUBG Mobile, a scaled-down version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, crossed 100M downloads less than 4 months after its release on iOS and Android   —  PUBG Mobile has surpassed 100 million downloads on iOS and Android.  Publisher Tencent Games revealed that it has zipped past …

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Amazon updates Alexa with skill to show last recorded event from Ring, Arlo, August, and Cloud Cam security cameras on its devices in the US, releases…

Bruce Brown / Digital Trends : Amazon updates Alexa with skill to show last recorded event from Ring, Arlo, August, and Cloud Cam security cameras on its devices in the US, releases skill API   —  As of today, Amazon Alexa devices with displays can play video stream recaps from select smart home cameras, Amazon announced.

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Amazon updates Alexa with skill to show last recorded event from Ring, Arlo, August, and Cloud Cam security cameras in the US and releases skill API…

Bruce Brown / Digital Trends : Amazon updates Alexa with skill to show last recorded event from Ring, Arlo, August, and Cloud Cam security cameras in the US and releases skill API   —  As of today, Amazon Alexa devices with displays can play video stream recaps from select smart home cameras, Amazon announced.

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JD.com announces the launch of its blockchain-as-a-service platform alongside its first live blockchain app that tracks invoices for China’s Pacific…

Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk : JD.com announces the launch of its blockchain-as-a-service platform alongside its first live blockchain app that tracks invoices for China's Pacific Insurance   —  Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has launched a blockchain-as-a-service platform alongside its first app - one that digitally …

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Federal judge in San Francisco orders a man accused of hacking Electronic Arts to post his $750K bail in Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency (Allison…

Allison Levitsky / Palo Alto Daily Post : Federal judge in San Francisco orders a man accused of hacking Electronic Arts to post his $750K bail in Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency   —  High-tech criminal charges call for high-tech bail in Silicon Valley.  —  A man charged with hacking the Redwood City video game company Electronic Arts …

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Sources: Facebook is contesting DOJ’s demand to make end-to-end encrypted Messenger voice conversations available for wiretapping in a case against…

Reuters : Sources: Facebook is contesting DOJ's demand to make end-to-end encrypted Messenger voice conversations available for wiretapping in a case against MS-13 gang   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app …

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Sensor Tower: 6M users installed third party Twitter apps on mobile between 2014 and 2018; there were 560M official Twitter app installs during that…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Sensor Tower: 6M users installed third party Twitter apps on mobile between 2014 and 2018; there were 560M official Twitter app installs during that period   —  Twitter tried to downplay the impact deactivating its legacy APIs would have on its community and the third-party Twitter clients preferred …

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