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Paris Martineau / The Outline:
Inside the cryptocurrency pump and dump chat groups, where tens of thousands of traders meet to hype coin prices, before dumping them minutes later   —  Inside the group chats where people pump and dump cryptocurrency  —  How self-proclaimed “pump and dump groups” scam thousands of wannabe altcoin investors.
Jan 28, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Adrianne Jeffries / The Outline:
The current Bitcoin economy has mainly replicated core aspects of a centralized finance industry instead of giving rise to a true p2p financial system   —  The cryptocurrency was supposed to replace the finance industry.  Instead, it has replicated it.
Dec 10, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Jon Christian / The Outline:
Contributing writers to publications including Mashable, Inc, Business Insider, and Fast Company say they accepted payments in exchange for promoting companies   —  An Outline investigation found that contributors to prominent publications have taken payments in exchange for positive coverage.
Dec 5, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Molly Sauter / The Outline:
A look at HQ Trivia, a twice daily live gameshow app that around 90K people play at once for the chance to win money   —  An app that broadcasts a gameshow that anyone can participate in 12 times a week has gone viral.  —  In the media  —  An app that broadcasts a gameshow that anyone …
Nov 16, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Adrianne Jeffries / The Outline:
W3C's approval of DRM for video gives the impression that the standards consortium has been captured by corporations, a view the group's CEO rejects   —  The organization that sets standards for the web just failed to beat back a stupid, greedy technology.  —  This week the World Wide Web Consortium …
Sep 23, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
William Turton / The Outline:
Sam Altman's project The United Slate aims to help elect ~5 candidates in California aligned with its 10 left-leaning policy goals but isn't set up as a PAC   —  The conscience of liberal venture capitalist Sam Altman.  —  Sam Altman, 32, is sitting here in a Y Combinator conference room …
Aug 7, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
William Turton / The Outline:
Leaked recording reveals how Apple's Global Security team uses investigators, rigorous screening, and embeds security members in product teams to prevent leaks   —  SECRECY AT APPLE  —  Former NSA agents, secrecy members on product teams, and a screening apparatus bigger than the TSA.
Jun 20, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Rollin Bishop / The Outline:
Most US tech giants could handle the expense and logistics of on-site day care but don't offer it   —  They can afford it.  —  Rollin Bishop  —  Apple, one of the wealthiest American companies with around 110,000 employees, has a new corporate campus that reportedly cost an estimated $5 billion.
Jun 3, 2017, 7:45 PMIn context
Nicole Kobie / The Outline:
The Daily Mail has not been banned from Wikipedia as previously reported, but editors are discouraged from linking to it when better sources exist   —  The digital encyclopedia has no real leadership, doesn't vote, and has no rules.  So how does it govern itself?
Apr 21, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Adrianne Jeffries / The Outline:
How Celebrity Net Worth's traffic plunged after Google took its data for Featured Snippets, even when it said Google could not have access   —  Google's Featured Snippets are not only often wrong, they're also damaging to small businesses that depend on search traffic.
Apr 18, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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