Tech giants told to remove extremist content much faster – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Tech giants are once again being urged to do more to tackle the spread of online extremism on their platforms. Leaders of the UK, France and Italy are taking time out at a […]

Crunch Report | North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Facebook bans monetization of hate, porn, drugs and violence on its platform, some shake-ups happen at Baidu and WhatsApp, and North Korea is allegedly targeting bitcoin exchanges. All this on Crunch Report. […]

The most monocle-dropping tech acquisitions of the past five years – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Looking at the roster of tech’s most notable acquisitions is like opening a time capsule not just of companies, but of the attitudes that surrounded them. For example, Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp […]

Crunch Report | China’s Central Bank Puts a Ban on ICOs – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch China’s central bank puts a ban on ICOs, the next generation of the Lily drone is here, WhatsApp for Business is launching and Alphabet creates a new holding company to complete 2015 […]

More political headbanging on encryption threatens privacy – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The UK’s Home Secretary has yet again cranked up the pressure on messaging giants over use of end-to-end encryption to secure communications sent via popular services like WhatsApp — implying she would […]