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Interview with Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, Joseph Lubin, and others in the Ethereum community looking at the birth, current state, and future of…

Nick Paumgarten / New Yorker : Interview with Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, Joseph Lubin, and others in the Ethereum community looking at the birth, current state, and future of blockchain   —  Inside the ongoing argument over whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the blockchain are transforming the world.

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Advertisers allege in suit that Facebook didn’t disclose key video metric error for over a year and that scale of miscalculation was far worse than…

Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal : Advertisers allege in suit that Facebook didn't disclose key video metric error for over a year and that scale of miscalculation was far worse than understood   —  Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it revealed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed by advertisers.

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Study analyzing 32 biggest bitcoin holders, known as "whales", suggests they may be stabilizing the market rather than destabilizing it and…

Chainalysis : Study analyzing 32 biggest bitcoin holders, known as “whales”, suggests they may be stabilizing the market rather than destabilizing it and driving volatility   —  New data shows that bitcoin's largest holders are a diverse group that may be stabilizing, rather than destabilizing, the market.

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Indian restaurant discovery and food delivery service Zomato raises $210M from Ant Financial, at an estimated ~$2B valuation (The Economic Times)

The Economic Times : Indian restaurant discovery and food delivery service Zomato raises $210M from Ant Financial, at an estimated ~$2B valuation   —  BENGALURU: Alibaba's payment affiliate Ant Financial has pumped in another $210 million in restaurant discovery and food-delivery platform Zomato …

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A look at the growth of drone journalism and the federal and local regulatory hurdles that drone journalists face (Travis Fox/Columbia Journalism…

Travis Fox / Columbia Journalism Review : A look at the growth of drone journalism and the federal and local regulatory hurdles that drone journalists face   —  Josh Haner flies a drone on the Greenland Ice Sheet.  Photo: Gavin A. Sundwall, courtesty of The New York Times.  —  The images, taken by photographer Josh Haner …

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How facial recognition is being used to monitor animals: detecting sickness in salmon, gauging diet of cattle, protecting elephants from poachers, and…

Mack DeGeurin / New York Magazine : How facial recognition is being used to monitor animals: detecting sickness in salmon, gauging diet of cattle, protecting elephants from poachers, and more   —  Facial recognition technology has some serious, persistent issues.  These were clearly shown earlier this year when Amazon's …

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SmileDirectClub, which ships teeth-aligners directly to users, with dental professionals monitoring patient progress remotely, raises $380M at a $3.2B…

Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch : SmileDirectClub, which ships teeth-aligners directly to users, with dental professionals monitoring patient progress remotely, raises $380M at a $3.2B valuation   —  SmileDirectClub, the at-home teeth-straightening startup, has just raised $380 million at a $3.2 billion valuation, the company announced today.

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Interview with former Groupon CEO and founder Andrew Mason on how he built and scaled the company, passed on Yahoo and Google acquisition offers, and…

Alex Blumberg / New York Magazine : Interview with former Groupon CEO and founder Andrew Mason on how he built and scaled the company, passed on Yahoo and Google acquisition offers, and got fired   —  Andrew Mason started Groupon ten years ago.  He was a graduate student in his mid-20s, making money on the side by building websites.

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