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Social platforms are relying on journalists as unpaid content moderators to address misinformation on their sites, even with all the tools at their…

New York Times : Social platforms are relying on journalists as unpaid content moderators to address misinformation on their sites, even with all the tools at their disposal   —  Social platforms have a responsibility to address misinformation as a systemic problem, instead of reacting to case after case.

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Sources: online payday lender LendUp is splitting the company to separate the lending and credit card businesses; LendUp has raised more than $300M…

Dan Primack / Axios : Sources: online payday lender LendUp is splitting the company to separate the lending and credit card businesses; LendUp has raised more than $300M   —  LendUp, a San Francisco-based fintech company that has raised over $300 million from firms like Google Ventures and Y Combinator …

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FATF, a global watchdog for money laundering, will set first rules on oversight of cryptocurrencies by June; non-complying countries will be added to…

Inti Landauro / Reuters : FATF, a global watchdog for money laundering, will set first rules on oversight of cryptocurrencies by June; non-complying countries will be added to blacklist   —  * FATF to set standards on regulation of crypto firms  —  * Exchanges, wallet providers, ICO-related firms in focus

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Yext’s ONWARD18 Conference Sold Out

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the leader in Digital Knowledge Management (DKM), announced today that its global conference, ONWARD18, is completely sold out. Set for Oct. 23-25, 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City,...

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Sources: cybersecurity startup CrowdStrike hired Goldman Sachs to prepare for IPO and aims to be valued above its June funding round valuation of $3B…

Reuters : Sources: cybersecurity startup CrowdStrike hired Goldman Sachs to prepare for IPO and aims to be valued above its June funding round valuation of $3B   —  NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cybersecurity software maker CrowdStrike Inc has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group to prepare …

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DOJ charges Russian national involved in “Project Lakhta”, an alleged foreign influence operation to interfere in US midterms by pushing…

Washington Post : DOJ charges Russian national involved in “Project Lakhta”, an alleged foreign influence operation to interfere in US midterms by pushing misinformation online   —  The Justice Department on Friday charged a Russian woman for her role in a conspiracy to interfere with the 2018 U.S. election …

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Group-IB report: $882M worth of crypto have been stolen from exchanges since Jan. 2017; $551M were allegedly stolen by North Korea-linked Lazarus…

David Canellis / The Next Web : Group-IB report: $882M worth of crypto have been stolen from exchanges since Jan. 2017; $551M were allegedly stolen by North Korea-linked Lazarus group   —  ... AND THEY ARE INSPIRING MORE ATTEMPTS  —  North Korean hacking outfit “Lazarus” is the most profitable cryptocurrency-hacker syndicate in the world.

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Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content (Will Sommer/The Daily…

Will Sommer / The Daily Beast : Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content   —  Alex Jones may have lost his main accounts, but he still has plenty to communicate with on Twitter.  —  Alex Jones and his InfoWars outlet were permanently banned …

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Security giant G4S offers high-security vault that puts crypto assets in offline storage and distributes them into fragments that are independently of…

Helen Partz / Cointelegraph : Security giant G4S offers high-security vault that puts crypto assets in offline storage and distributes them into fragments that are independently of no value   —  U.K.-based multinational security services company G4S has developed a new service for protecting cryptocurrency assets …

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Independent merchants allege Amazon has an unfair advantage by sending free samples via Vine to get their own brands reviewed fast, amid an EU…

Spencer Soper / Bloomberg : Independent merchants allege Amazon has an unfair advantage by sending free samples via Vine to get their own brands reviewed fast, amid an EU antitrust probe   —  Amazon.com Inc. cracked down on fake reviews two years ago by prohibiting shoppers from getting free products directly from merchants in exchange for writing reviews.

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