How the digital economy shapes American cities

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Tech News Today 1534: Becky’s Thought Journey

Hosts: Megan Morrone, Jason Howell Guests: Becky Worley, Russell Brandom Tonight, Becky Worley from Good Morning America joins us to talk about the hack of the Democratic National Committee,… source

Black Founders Matter wants to raise $10 million to fund black-led startups

A few months ago, Marceau Michel met up with a fellow entrepreneur, Kathryn Brown of ScoutSavvy, to discuss their triumphs and tribulations of their time in the tech industry. That’s…

Unmasking the person behind Bitcoin: Tech News Today 959

Is a 64-year-old Japanese-American engineer named Dorian Nakamoto the creator of bitcoin? For the full episode, go to http://twit.tv/tnt959. source

Baidu brings group of PE firms into its financial services business via $1.9B investment

Baidu has turned to the financial industry to bolster its consumer finance business. The Chinese search giant confirmed that it has sold a majority share in its Financial Services Group (FSG) business to…

Twitter also sold data access to Cambridge Analytica researcher

Since it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed the personal data of millions of Facebook users, one question has lingered in the minds of the public: What other data…

Tech News Today 202: Yesterday Was Thursday

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and Jason Howell AT&T picking fights with everybody, Nintendo picks on people in garages, dot XXX is approved, and more. Guest: Darren Kitchen Download or subscribe……

Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joins the speakers at TechCrunch’s first blockchain event

Boom, boom, boom! We’re announcing another big name for our upcoming blockchain event in Zug, Switzerland, on July 6 after Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joined the line-up. The event — TC: Sessions…

Tech News Today 210: Go Robots

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell Should government broadband be illegal? Samsung installs secret keyloggers, the robots ride to the rescue in Fukushima, and more…. source

Update: Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop partners with backer DP World to launch logistics startup

Updat: This post has been updated to indicate that DP World invested in 2016. The firm is based in the UAE. Virgin Hyperloop One and DP World are launching a…

Baidu brings group of PE firms into its financial services business via $1.9B investment

Baidu has turned to the financial industry to bolster its consumer finance business. The Chinese search giant confirmed that it has sold a majority share in its Financial Services Group (FSG) business to…

Tech News Today 1811: Breastfeeding Zombies

Happy World Emoji Day. Apple reveals new emoji coming to iOS 11 including, breastfeeding, zombies, coconuts, t-rex, sandwiches and more. Among the many ways the world is celebrating emoji day,……