EU uses Privacy Shield review to press for reform of U.S. foreign surveillance law – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A one-year-old data transfer mechanism that’s used by thousands of companies to authorize transfers of personal data between the European Union and the U.S. for processing has been given the thumbs up […]

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, […]

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 […]

How to run a token sale – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Seed funding is drying up. Accelerators are scrambling for revenue. Things are changing drastically in the startup ecosystem. Why? First, as we all know, it’s easier than ever to build a startup. […]

Save the International Space Station – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Robert “Bob” Brumley served as the Executive Director, Commercial Space Working Group, of the National Security and Economic Policy Councils, which developed the Reagan Administration’s Space Commercialization policy. He is the CEO […]

Equifax breach disclosure would have failed Europe’s tough new rules – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch U.S. consumers hearing the news yesterday of a massive Equifax data breach, which the company revealed potentially affects 143 million consumers, and includes data such as names, addresses, dates of birth, social security […]

The US government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is concluding his tech tour of the West Coast today with a visit to Google’s Mountain View campus. Mattis spent time at Amazon and DiuX, the Defense Innovation […]

Indian startup Flux Auto wants to democratize self-driving tech for trucks – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A young startup in India wants to makes autonomous driving technology more widely available for truck operators, especially those outside of the U.S., by lower the cost significantly. The concept of self-driving […]

YC-backed Muzmatch definitely doesn’t want to be Tinder for Muslims – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch At first glance, YC-backed Muzmatch‘s dating app might look best described as a ‘Tinder for Muslims’. But co-founders Shahzad Younas and Ryan Brodie are clear about what sets their target audience apart […]