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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
Will Strafach:
Researcher finds 76 popular iOS apps, including VICE News, are vulnerable to interception of TLS-protected data while in use   —  During the development of our web-based mobile app analysis service verify.ly, it was essential to have a clear understanding of the most common security issues which plague mobile applications today.
Feb 7, 2017, 4:25 AMIn context
Brian Armstrong / Medium:
Coinbase CEO likens IRS subpoena to asking Fidelity or PayPal for all customer records, suggests Coinbase could send 1099-B forms to customers and IRS instead   —  A few weeks ago the IRS sent Coinbase a subpoena asking us to disclose records on all U.S. customers over a three year period (this covers millions of customer accounts).
Jan 15, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Technology:
Review of overlooked tech trends in 2016: faster broadband speeds, growth of digital currencies, the success of tech M&A, more   —  I'm on a flight home to Macon, Georgia, reading Hillbilly Elegy like much of the rest of Silicon Valley.  I'm trying to figure out how I misread the American electorate so fundamentally.
Jan 1, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Ideas to fix Twitter: show you can ship new features, handle abuse transparently, revamp metrics, understand different user types, and embrace developers   —  Jack asked us for ideas on how to fix Twitter.  A coherent plan for fixing Twitter would make millions of people happier …
Dec 30, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Kim-Mai Cutler / Initialized Capital:
OpenAI's Jack Clark on where AI research is headed, how automation can affect white collar jobs, academia losing AI talent, how US can stay competitive, more   —  Jack Clark and I are both lapsed technology journalists, and he writes one of my favorite new newsletters of this year, Import AI …
Dec 12, 2016, 4:30 AMIn context
Steve Grove / Google News Lab:
The director of Google's News Lab, Steve Grove, reviews the lab's 2016 projects, including efforts to build trust and combat fake news   —  It's been quite a year for the news industry.  The events of the last year have brought many of the opportunities and challenges that news organizations face every …
Dec 7, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Medium:
UMich security expert says Clinton should petition for recount in PA, MI, WI given the insecurity of voting machines and sophistication of state-sponsored hacks   —  You may have read at NYMag that I've been in discussions with the Clinton campaign about whether it might wish to seek recounts in critical states.
Nov 23, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context

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