but as demand grows · Picking a VPN to trust is a problem · there's incentive for the industry to outgrow its Wild West phase and develop industry standards (Will Oremus/Slate)

Picking a VPN to trust is a problem, but as demand grows, there’s incentive for the industry to outgrow its Wild West phase and develop industry standards (Will Oremus/Slate)

Picking a VPN to trust is a problem, but as demand grows, there’s incentive for the industry to outgrow its Wild West phase and develop industry standards (Will Oremus/Slate) Will Oremus / Slate: Picking a VPN to trust is a problem, but as demand grows, there’s incentive for the industry to outgrow its Wild West… Continue reading Picking a VPN to trust is a problem, but as demand grows, there’s incentive for the industry to outgrow its Wild West phase and develop industry standards (Will Oremus/Slate)

Leaked Facebook memo describes company's lobbying efforts in 2012 and 2013 against a proposed European data directive which later became GDPR · more (The Guardian)

Leaked Facebook memo describes company’s lobbying efforts in 2012 and 2013 against a proposed European data directive which later became GDPR, more (The Guardian)

Leaked Facebook memo describes company’s lobbying efforts in 2012 and 2013 against a proposed European data directive which later became GDPR, more (The Guardian) The Guardian: Leaked Facebook memo describes company’s lobbying efforts in 2012 and 2013 against a proposed European data directive which later became GDPR, more  —  Social network targeted legislators around the… Continue reading Leaked Facebook memo describes company’s lobbying efforts in 2012 and 2013 against a proposed European data directive which later became GDPR, more (The Guardian)

Accenture: global fintech funding more than doubled YoY to $55.3B in 2018 · boosted by $14B raised by Ant Financial (Chad Bray/South China Morning Post) · with China accounting for $25.5B

Accenture: global fintech funding more than doubled YoY to $55.3B in 2018, with China accounting for $25.5B, boosted by $14B raised by Ant Financial (Chad Bray/South China Morning Post)

Accenture: global fintech funding more than doubled YoY to $55.3B in 2018, with China accounting for $25.5B, boosted by $14B raised by Ant Financial (Chad Bray/South China Morning Post) Chad Bray / South China Morning Post: Accenture: global fintech funding more than doubled YoY to $55.3B in 2018, with China accounting for $25.5B, boosted by… Continue reading Accenture: global fintech funding more than doubled YoY to $55.3B in 2018, with China accounting for $25.5B, boosted by $14B raised by Ant Financial (Chad Bray/South China Morning Post)

Sources: Facebook is working on a crypto coin for sharing on WhatsApp and has held talks with exchanges; Telegram and Signal are working on s

Sources: Facebook is working on a crypto coin for sharing on WhatsApp and has held talks with exchanges; Telegram and Signal are working on similar coins (New York Times)

Sources: Facebook is working on a crypto coin for sharing on WhatsApp and has held talks with exchanges; Telegram and Signal are working on similar coins (New York Times) New York Times: Sources: Facebook is working on a crypto coin for sharing on WhatsApp and has held talks with exchanges; Telegram and Signal are working… Continue reading Sources: Facebook is working on a crypto coin for sharing on WhatsApp and has held talks with exchanges; Telegram and Signal are working on similar coins (New York Times)

Chinese used-car trading platform Chehaoduo Group is raising $1.5B from SoftBank Vision Fund at a $9B+ valuation (Bloomberg)

Chinese used-car trading platform Chehaoduo Group is raising $1.5B from SoftBank Vision Fund at a $9B+ valuation (Bloomberg)

Chinese used-car trading platform Chehaoduo Group is raising $1.5B from SoftBank Vision Fund at a $9B+ valuation (Bloomberg) Bloomberg: Chinese used-car trading platform Chehaoduo Group is raising $1.5B from SoftBank Vision Fund at a $9B+ valuation  —  – The investment valued Chehaoduo Group at over $9 billion  — The startup intends to spend the money… Continue reading Chinese used-car trading platform Chehaoduo Group is raising $1.5B from SoftBank Vision Fund at a $9B+ valuation (Bloomberg)

You created a machine learning application. Now make sure it’s secure.

You created a machine learning application. Now make sure it’s secure.

You created a machine learning application. Now make sure it’s secure. The software industry has demonstrated, all too clearly, what happens when you don’t pay attention to security. In a recent post, we described what it would take to build a sustainable machine learning practice. By “sustainable,” we mean projects that aren’t just proofs of… Continue reading You created a machine learning application. Now make sure it’s secure.

Figure · Figure has raised $120M total (Connie Loizos/TechCrunch) · raises $65M; founded over a year ago by ex-SoFi CEO Mike Cagney · which uses blockchain tech to provide home equity loans

Figure, which uses blockchain tech to provide home equity loans, raises $65M; founded over a year ago by ex-SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, Figure has raised $120M total (Connie Loizos/TechCrunch)

Figure, which uses blockchain tech to provide home equity loans, raises $65M; founded over a year ago by ex-SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, Figure has raised $120M total (Connie Loizos/TechCrunch) Connie Loizos / TechCrunch: Figure, which uses blockchain tech to provide home equity loans, raises $65M; founded over a year ago by ex-SoFi CEO Mike Cagney,… Continue reading Figure, which uses blockchain tech to provide home equity loans, raises $65M; founded over a year ago by ex-SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, Figure has raised $120M total (Connie Loizos/TechCrunch)