Sometime in 2014, a Filipino politician and his long-time confidante-aide secretly visited Beijing, China for a very important meeting with top officials of the Chinese Communist Party over the South China Sea issue and the 2016 Presidential Election in the Philippines. The rest is history.
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The actions the EU and U.S. should take to counter Russian influence in EuropeFrom “The Kremlin Playbook,” a report by Heather Conley, Ruslan Stefanov, and Martin Vladmirov, published in full by CSIS/Rowman & Littlefield: cs.
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The point of town hall debates is that regular voters get to ask questions. In every town hall I’ve seen, the candidate turns to the voter, listens attentively and directs the answer at least partially back to that person.
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Recently, Google launched a video calling tool (yes, another one). Google Hangouts has been sidelined to Enterprise, and Google Duo is supposed to be the next big thing in video calling. So now we have Skype from Microsoft, Facetime from Apple, and Google with Duo.
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An Investor’s Guide To Cryptocurrencies: Picking The Winners & Avoiding The Losers October 10, 2016 at 12:17PM
I will start by providing some background information on myself and why I take the perspective I do when it comes to cryptocurrency investing.
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We have sat here for the last 3 years seeing only infrastructure apps like wallets and exchanges emerge on top of Bitcoin. Why is that?
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At Coinbase we care about developer productivity. As we’ve scaled from a single service to many, we’ve invested in tools that give us the confidence to rapidly ship new services to production.
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It’s been an exciting few weeks in digital currency. Ethereum went through its hard fork, and Coinbase finally announced support for it. The Coinbase team had been hard at work for a number of months, getting ready to launch support for Ethereum.
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Bitcoin has been roughly doubling each year (in terms of the number of transactions). But in its current form, the network can only support up to 7 transactions per second.
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Fred and I are passionate about creating an open financial system for the world. By open we mean not controlled by any one country or company (just like the internet).
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Digital currency may be the most effective way the world has ever seen to increase economic freedom. If this happens, the implications are profound. It could lift many countries out of poverty, improve the lives of billions of people, and accelerate the pace of innovation in the world.
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The new client will, their sources say, be entirely cross-platform, with builds available for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android. This week Microsoft closed Skype’s London office, which played HQ to a large chunk of its development team.
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Delaney Robinson, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill alleged Tuesday that a football player at the school raped her in February and that UNC has done nothing about it. In a powerful personal statement she explained how “she did everything a rape victim is supposed to do.”
Classic: Blaming the Victim!
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Social networks unite with global newsrooms to take action against misinformation online September 14, 2016 at 04:09PM
Today we are announcing the expansion of First Draft to include a new partner network of over thirty major news and technology organisations to tackle issues of trust and truth in reporting information that emerges online.
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Imagine the following situation: you’re sitting at your computer or looking at your mobile phone, when suddenly you come across a powerful first-person video on YouTube, or a visceral image on Twitter, depicting a breaking news event.
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Before we get started, a quick heads up that we have some exciting announcements coming up in the world of First Draft. Although I can’t give you all the details right now, we’re on the verge of launching a new phase in the organisation and a bunch of other projects.
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