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Study: crypto asset service providers have 139M total users and at least 35M identity-verified users whose growth nearly doubled in first three…

Cambridge Judge Business School : Study: crypto asset service providers have 139M total users and at least 35M identity-verified users whose growth nearly doubled in first three quarters of 2018   —  Findings by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance describe the evolution of an industry that saw big growth in 2017.

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PlanetScale, a database-as-a-service startup based on tech that helped scale YouTube, emerges from stealth, had raised $3M seed from tech luminaries…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : PlanetScale, a database-as-a-service startup based on tech that helped scale YouTube, emerges from stealth, had raised $3M seed from tech luminaries last April   —  Database legends emerge with a new startup  —  When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook and Dropbox seed fund a database startup …

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A year after FCC’s vote to repeal net neutrality rules, there have been no big changes in how ISPs and mobile carriers provide their services (Klint…

Klint Finley / Wired : A year after FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality rules, there have been no big changes in how ISPs and mobile carriers provide their services   —  IT'S BEEN ONE year since the Federal Communications Commission voted to gut its net neutrality rules.  The good news is that the internet isn't drastically different than it was before.

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Samsung upgrades its two-in-one Notebook 9 Pen with a new 15-inch option, 8th-gen Core i7 chip, updated S Pen and a promise of 15 hours of battery…

Joshua Goldman / CNET : Samsung upgrades its two-in-one Notebook 9 Pen with a new 15-inch option, 8th-gen Core i7 chip, updated S Pen and a promise of 15 hours of battery life   —  With its updated Notebook 9 Pen two-in-one laptop, Samsung is targeting creative professionals who want the flexibility of both a laptop …

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SEC settles with the former CEO and COO of AriseBank, which it sued in January for alleged fraud and issuing unregistered securities during an ICO,…

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk : SEC settles with the former CEO and COO of AriseBank, which it sued in January for alleged fraud and issuing unregistered securities during an ICO, for $2.7M+   —  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two former executives of AriseBank, which was hit with a token sale fraud lawsuit in early 2018.

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Oracle files suit in federal court against US government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract, arguing that awarding it to one vendor is unfair and…

Ron Miller / TechCrunch : Oracle files suit in federal court against US government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract, arguing that awarding it to one vendor is unfair and illegal   —  Oracle filed suit in federal court last week alleging yet again that the decade-long $10 billion Pentagon JEDI contract with its single-vendor award is unfair and illegal.

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Microsoft launches Clarity, a new web analytics product in beta, to compete with A/B testing tools like Google Optimize (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat : Microsoft launches Clarity, a new web analytics product in beta, to compete with A/B testing tools like Google Optimize   —  Microsoft today launched a new web analytics product in beta.  Clarity is designed to help developers understand user behavior at scale, including why users struggle …

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Ted Joseph CEO for Vuuzle Media Corp Announces Major Motion Pictures…

Vuuzle Media will provide its users exclusive content via the Internet including live streaming, gaming, augmented reality, and virtual reality. Vuuzle TV will be offing its users base subscriptions... (PRWeb December 12, 2018) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ted_joseph_ceo_for_vuuzle_media_corp_announces_major_motion_pictures_slated_to_be_cast_and_produced_exclusively_for_vuuzle_tv_in_2019_and_reveals_new_channel_line_up/prweb15986035.htm

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Comcast rejected by small town—residents vote for municipal fiber instead

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | TwilightEye) A small Massachusetts town has rejected an offer from Comcast and instead plans to build a municipal fiber broadband network. Comcast offered to bring cable Internet to up to 96 percent of households in Charlemont in exchange for the town paying $462,123 plus interest toward infrastructure costs over 15 years. But Charlemont residents rejected the Comcast offer in a vote at a special town meeting Thursday. "The Comcast proposal would have saved the town about $1 million, but it would not be a town-owned broadband network," the Greenfield Recorder reported Friday . "The defeated measure means that Charlemont will likely go forward with a $1.4 million municipal town network, as was approved by annual town meeting voters in 2015." Read 14 remaining paragraphs | Comments

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