Crunch Report | Bitcoin Passes $5,000 – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Bitcoin is now valued at more than $5,000 a coin, DJI releases a new interchangeable lens series for drones, Google gets rid of the Home Mini touch function and Hyperloop One takes […]

Google shuts YouTube channel implicated in Kremlin political propaganda ops – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A YouTube channel that had been implicated in Russia disinformation operations to target the U.S. 2016 election has been taken down by Google. Earlier this week The Daily Beast claimed the channel, […]

Dow Jones said that Google was buying Apple, and the bots bought it – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch There you have it. Steve Jobs’ will + Dow Jones + Apple Park = Google’s buying Apple. I think we finally have algorithmic transparency. This morning Dow Jones shot some fake news […]

Andela, a tech training and development outsourcer for African coders, raises $40M – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Andela, a startup that trains developers in Africa and hires them out to global tech companies, has raised $40 million in Series C funding. The financing came from CRE Venture Capital, a […]

Google’s probe into Russian disinformation finds ad buys, report claims – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Google has uncovered evidence that Russian operatives exploited its platforms in an attempt to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, according to the Washington Post. It says tens of thousands of dollars […]