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Johnny Lin / Medium:
How scammers use deceptive security apps and abuse search ads in the App Store to trick users into expensive subscriptions   —  It's far easier than you think.  No luck or perseverance necessary.  —  At WWDC, Apple reported that they've paid out $70 billion to developers, with 30% of that ($21 billion!) in the last year.
Jun 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Balaji S. Srinivasan:
How blockchain-based tokens will transform the financing of technology   —  Tokens are early today, but will transform technology tomorrow.  —  In 2014, we wrote that “Bitcoin is more than money, and more than a protocol.  It's a model and platform for true crowdfunding—open, distributed, and liquid all the way.”
May 28, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Biz Stone / Medium:
Twitter cofounder Biz Stone says he's returning to the company to guide company culture, more   —  I worked at Twitter for about six years.  In that time, the service grew from zero people to hundreds of millions of people.  Jack was the original CEO and when he returned I was very happy.
May 16, 2017, 12:38 PMIn context
Krishna Bharat:
Creator of Google News describes traits of story clusters and their sharing patterns that can be used by algorithms and humans to flag them as fake   —  Fast enough to empower humans to take action  —  Last November, a friend told me about his extended family of Filipino-Americans in the Fresno area.
Apr 28, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Caulfield / Medium:
Facebook's “Tips to Spot False News” take too much time, are too generic and dated, and focus on easily gamed information on questionable sites   —  Sometime yesterday, Facebook rolled out the largest media literacy campaign in the history of the world.  —  Unfortunately, most of what it contained was bad advice.
Apr 17, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Ev Williams:
Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says he's selling up to 30% of his Twitter shares so he can continue to invest in other causes and companies   —  A note for Twitter shareholders and employees  —  If you're not a Twitter shareholder or employee (or reporter who covers such things) …
Apr 6, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Andrew Ng / Medium:
Google Brain founder and Baidu's chief scientist Andrew Ng resigns from Baidu   —  I will be resigning from Baidu, where I have been leading the company's AI Group.  Baidu's AI is incredibly strong, and the team is stacked up and down with talent; I am confident AI at Baidu will continue to flourish.
Mar 22, 2017, 12:55 AMIn context
Kyle Hill:
HomeHero, which raised $23M, exits home care industry, blames regulatory changes in part, and raises questions about viability of venture-backed home care   —  HomeHero hangs up its cape, says goodbye (for now...)  —  In September, 2016 my family held funeral proceedings in Los Angeles …
Feb 27, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Ryan Lackey / octal:
Cloudflare's Cloudbleed may have exposed user authentication info and credentials; sites hosted by Cloudflare should consider prompting users to reset passwords   —  Tavis Ormandy (Tavis Ormandy) of Google's Project Zero uncovered a major vulnerability in the Cloudflare Internet infrastructure service.
Feb 24, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Mitch & Freada Kapor:
Early Uber investors Mitch and Freada Kapor speak out after private appeals reached a “dead end”, say current Uber investigation team is too conflicted   —  By now a staggering number of people recognize the name of Susan Fowler and have read some account of her experiences of sexism …
Feb 23, 2017, 3:37 PMIn context

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