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Facebook is willing to reverse course on its plans to tie its digital currency project to a synthetic currency tied to a basket of global currencies. Reuters is reporting that Facebook’s head of the Libra project, David Marcus,
Jillian C. York Contributor Share on Twitter Jillian C. York is the director for international freedom of expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Years ago, I wrote a piece criticizing a cover story by a well-known writer and political commentator that I’d met a few times,
When a TV show gets turned into a movie, it often represents a big change of pace, with a standalone plot, a bigger budget, all made for a bigger (or at least more casual) audience. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Story” — which premiered a week ago on Netflix —doesn’t take that approach at all. […]
As it looks to modernize its operations, the Los Angeles Fire Department is turning to a number of new technologies including expanding its fleet of drones for a slew of new deployments. One of the largest fire departments in the U.S. next to New York and Chicago,
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Hey everyone. Thank you for welcoming me into you inbox yet again. Last week, I talked about the eternal dumbness of the smart home and how Google had a big chance to lay out their vision this past week. Guess what? They did not, instead we got a new more expensive Google Wifi that falls […]
Welcome to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of events that happened at major Chinese tech companies and what they mean to tech founders and executives around the world. The talk about U.S.-China relationships over the past two weeks has centered heavily on the NBA controversy,
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Tor, the open source initiative which provides a more secure way to access the internet, is continuing to diversify its funding away from its long-standing reliance on U.S. government grants.
In a government shutdown, everything deemed non-essential stops. As we found out, renewing the certificates on its websites is considered non-essential. Several government sites are currently inaccessible or blocked by most browsers after their HTTPS certificate expired.
一家名為 SolarCity 的美國公司就為了提供一個比任何一家傳統老牌電力公司更潔淨和可持續的太陽能源，在重重的難關下，終於上星期四回本，以下有整個故事內容： 閱讀全文
微软计划于下月在一个特殊的新闻发布会上推出Windows 8的继任者-Windows 9。据熟悉微软计划的消息人士表示，初步规划是在9月30日举行新闻发布会，公布代号“Threshold”的Windows 9细节。不过这个日期有可能发生变化。
自從收購了 Motorola 之後，Lenovo 便成為了全球第三大的智能電話生產商，而且他們最近亦似乎相當積極地擴展業務，因為除早前流傳過的 Vibe Z3 Pro 外，今日再有兩款新機的資料流出，而且兩者更是該廠首部預載了 Android 5.
Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48.New York Knicks spokesman Jonathan Supranowitz confirmed Mason's death, which was first reported Saturday by the New York Daily News.See also:
For the first time, there are now more billionaires in China than in the United StatesThe country boasts 596 billionaires, up 242 from last year, having added an astonishing five new billionaires each week in the past year, according to the 2015 Hurun Rich List. By comparison,