How a Billionaire Crypto King Built the No. 1 Exchange in Just 8 Months

April 10, 2018

Zhao Changpeng transformed Binance into the largest crypto exchange Global regulators are now cracking down on the industry value. He has vaulted from oblivion to the cover of Forbes magazine, steered Binance to a $200 million profit in its second quarter of existence, and amassed a personal rich that he claims is worth as much as$ 2 billion. But after a meteoric rise that dared fiscal orthodoxy( Binance doesn’t have…


Silicon Valley Has Failed to Protect Our Data. Heres How to Fix It

March 26, 2018

Twitter, LinkedIn, Cambridge Analytica applied that data to target likely Trump voters. Facebook responded that , no, this was not a” Featured in, March 26, 2018. Illustration: 731 For times we’ve been talking and thinking about social networks as interesting tools to model and understand human dynamics. But it’s no longer academic–Facebook has reached a scale where it’s not a modeling of society as much as an locomotive of culture….


Bitcoin Dives After SEC Says Crypto Platforms Must Be Registered

March 10, 2018

Bitcoin slumped back below $10,000 after the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission reiterated that many online trading platforms for digital assets should register with the agency as exchanges. The largest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 13 percentage to $9,416 after the SEC statement boosted concerned about the fact that stiffening regulation may limit trading. Bitcoin is down about 50 percent from its high-pitched of almost $20,000 in December in part…


Kelly Is Said to Explore Moving McMaster Back to Military Role

March 5, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly recently asked the Pentagon about an opportunity for a potential military position outside the White House for National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, an legion lieutenant general, according to a White House official, fueling speculation that McMaster will soon leave its most recent position. The Defense Department is looking for an opening for him, with an eye toward a command in which he would…


Trump Asks for Democratic Memo Re-Do After Blocking Release

February 25, 2018

President Donald Trump protected his decision not to release the Democratic rebuttal of a Republican memo that alleged bias and misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department early in their investigation of Russian election interference, saying on Twitter that official documents was ” very political .” ” The Democrat transmitted a very political and long response memoranda which they knew, because of generators and methods( and more ), would have…


Mueller Accuses Russians of Pro-Trump, Anti-Clinton Meddling

February 25, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the details of a widespread and coordinated campaign by Russians to influence the U.S. presidential election in favor of Follow the Trump Administration’s Every Move Mueller’s Case of Russian Meddling in U.S. Election: Highlights The group bought circulars on U.S. social media and established several Twitter accounts designed to appear as if they were U.S. groups or people, in agreement with the indictment. One…


Facebook Changes Could Mean Less Time Spent on Site; Shares Fall

February 8, 2018

Facebook Inc . said it’s establishing major changes to its flagship social network, changing customers’ report feeds back toward posts from friends and family and away from businesses and media outlets — a transition that is likely to mean people spend less occasion on the website. The shares toppled “the worlds largest” in more than a year. In a post Thursday, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said community feedback has…


Trump Unveils Fake News Awards as Senators Decry Press Attacks

January 23, 2018

President Donald Trump announced funding recipients of his so-called Fake News Awards, on Wednesday, his latest attack on the press that has drawn objections from within his own party. In a tweet, announcing “And the FAKE NEWS winners are . . . “Trump guided readers to the website, which is run by the Republican National Committee. The New York Times, the Washington Post, ABC News and CNN were among…


Trump Allies Flood Airwaves to Defend the President

January 16, 2018

Donald Trump’s allies turned out in force to defend the president from declarations in a brand-new journal that he’s seen by aides and confidants as unfit for agency, with CIA Director Mike Pompeo saying he’s found the president “engaged.” Trump is an” avid consumer” of the CIA’s daily intellect briefing, Pompeo said on “Fox News Sunday,” his first appearance on a Sunday political talk show since August. ” We talk…


Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves

January 9, 2018

Former White House director strategist Stephen Bannon issued a lengthy apology to Donald Trump and members of their families as several of the president’s allies spoke out against an explosive brand-new book that conjured doubts about the former real estate developer’s fitness for office. In a statement first reported by the political website Axios and likewise is available to Bloomberg, Bannon, who left the White House in August, said Trump’s…


Warren Asks Trump If Hes Trying to Slut-Shame Gillibrand

January 8, 2018

President said on Twitter. Another disgusting tweet from Thin-Skinned Donald Trump. This male got a problem, plain and simple. He lashes out at women and doesn’t seem to be able to control his impulses. For the good of the nation, he should delete his account. https :// 0aoBA1ze8i — Sen Dianne Feinstein (@ SenFeinstein) December 12, 2017 Schumer told reporters that Trump’s Twitter attack on Gillibrand” was nasty, unbecoming…


Trump’s Wish for Peace Follows a Weekend of Twitter Needling

January 6, 2018

President Donald Trump’s Christmas wishes include a peaceful America, he said while taking phone calls from children tracking the world trips of Santa’s sleigh — although the president’s social-media activities showed otherwise. ” I think we want armistice. What do you think? Peace for the two countries ,” Trump told a young boy.” We’ve got prosperity. Now we want peace ,” the president said taking children’s calls from the gilded…


Flake: Someone in GOP Will Challenge Trump in Primary, If Not Me

December 28, 2017

President Donald Trump is likely to face a challenge from an independent candidate, and maybe a fellow Republican, if he passes for a second word, as voters thirst for a more centrist alternative, said Senator Jeff Flake. ” If the president is running for re-election, if he continues on the direction that he’s on, that’s gonna leave a huge swath of voters looking for something else ,” said the Arizona…


The Latest on the Political Turmoil in Zimbabwe

November 26, 2017

Harare, Zimbabwe( AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil( all times neighbourhood ): 11: 15 p.m. The director flog of Zimbabwe’s governing party says “I don’t see us failing to proceed with the impeachment” of President Robert Mugabe. Told by the party’s Central Committee to step down by midday Monday or face impeachment, Mugabe amazed the country Sunday night with an address on state-run television that did not announce…


Trump Slams Campaign Adviser Papadopoulos as a Proven Liar

November 15, 2017

President The Latest: Mueller’s Opening Moves Show Focus on Trump-Russia Collusion Lawyers for Papadopoulos, Thomas Breen and Robert Stanley, said in a statement Monday that it was in their client’s own best interest that they” be prohibited from provide comments on George’s case .” Under the plea arrangements with prosecutors, he’s likely to serve no more than six months and may avoid prison altogether. Trump quoth Papadopoulos as one of…


Facebook Is Still In Denial About Fake News

November 13, 2017

This afternoon–after months of deflections and evasions and many paeans about the ability of community–Facebook will attempt to explain itself to lawmakers. The company’s general counsel, Colin Stretch, will witness before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, along with executives from Twitter Inc. and Google Inc ., about the scope of Kremlin-connected propaganda on the world’s largest social network. Among interesting thing, Stretch will say that the well-known Russian misinformation mill,…


Trump Campaign Raising Money Off Pence Walking Out of NFL Game

November 6, 2017

President Donald Trump’s seam fundraising committee sent an email Monday asking donors to show support for Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to denounced NFL musicians who kneel during the national anthem in objection of police barbarism, saying that the conference would” last year started current trends of kneeling during the national anthem in protest of what he said was systemic mistreatment of blacks by law enforcement. Kaepernick, who four years…


Google, Facebook, Twitter Scramble to Hold Washington at Bay

October 31, 2017

Last month, Google summoned about 200 staff from around the world for the purposes of an annual policy meeting. One agenda item was different this time: How to deal with the sudden drumbeat of bawls in the U.S. to govern the company for being too big. The two-day retreat in Monterey, California, where employees from the $682 billion company plied Washington policy experts with questions about the pros and cons…


Google Displayed Fake News in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

October 18, 2017

As law enforcement and news organizations raced to piece together what happened during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. record Sunday night in Las Vegas, web denizens less wedded to the truth hastened in to provide details of their own–which rapidly ran viral. Links to the 4chan website that falsely determined the crap-shooter and called him a leftist and Democratic supporter were showing up on the top of Google…


Puerto Rico Tries to Recover as Burst Dam Imperils Thousands

September 27, 2017

In San Juan, it was as if Hurricane Maria left everyone to fend for themselves. Two days after Maria made, energy and mobile phone service was nonexistent in the capital city and across most of Puerto Rico, which was already fastening under the financial fallout from the nation’s largest municipal insolvency. On Friday, San Juan’s main arteries were cut off by waist-high ponds of filthy water and dangerous pilings of…