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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
Jeff Jarvis / Medium:
John Borthwick of Betaworks and Jeff Jarvis of CUNY offer ideas for tackling fake news on Facebook, Twitter, and Google   —  We—John Borthwick and Jeff Jarvis—want to offer constructive suggestions for what the platforms—Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, Snapchat, WeChat, Apple News …
Nov 19, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Periscope / Medium:
Periscope now lets you broadcast to specific groups, ranks your most-dedicated watchers, and lets viewers login on Periscope.tv to make comments and search   —  Today, we're bringing you three new ways to connect with your audiences and the communities on Periscope—with Superfans, groups, and logging in to Periscope.tv.
Nov 10, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Jason Costa / GGV Capital:
Comparing how Twitter and Slack managed their API ecosystems, and why Twitter, which let developers replicate core functionality, stumbled   —  Opening up an API is a big commitment, one that needs to be managed well over time in order to ensure a healthy and thriving ecosystem.
Oct 30, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Owen Williams / Charged Tech:
Apple's latest Macbook Pros show the company is turning its back on its core customers   —  Last night's Apple event was bizarre—I had been anticipating this show for a while, mostly looking forward to being able to stop telling people not to buy a Mac, because everything was so outdated.
Oct 29, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context

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