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Facebook’s Blockchain Division Has a New Director of Engineering

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Advertisement Social media giant Facebook has recently promoted senior engineer Evan Cheng to director of engineering for its recently-launched blockchain division. Earlier in May, Facebook put together a team led by David Marcus, Coinbase board member and former president at PayPal, to explore blockchain technology and its potential use cases for the platform. The team Read More

Dog Kisses Firefighter After Getting Rescued From Roof

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WELLS, ME (CBS Local) – A friendly dog’s “thank you” to the firefighter who rescued him from a roof has gone viral. The pup in Wells, Maine got himself into a rough situation over the Memorial Day weekend when he escaped out the second floor window of his owner’s home and was trapped on a small Read More

Wildlife Officials: Public Helps Solve Moose Harassment Incidents

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SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Colorado Parks and Wildlife says that the public helped them solve two incidents involving harassment of moose but they are still looking for help in finding the people involved in a third incident. In the recent cases, wildlife officials say social media not only played a role in helping track Read More

Malaysians are routing cash and logistics support through Facebook so they can go home and vote

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As Malaysia heads to the polls today (May 9 local time), some voters will have beaten long odds to cast their ballots. Malaysians around the world have used social media in recent days to spontaneously form volunteer networks to generate funds, transport postal ballots, pool car rides, and otherwise go to extraordinary lengths to cast Read More

Facebook Taps Coinbase Board Member to Lead Blockchain Initiative

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. David Marcus will be leaving his leadership role at Messenger to oversee a new Facebook team focused on blockchain technology, according to Recode. The team, which will reportedly have less than a few dozen employees, will include James Everingham, vice Read More

Facebook’s David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit

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Social media giant Facebook is launching a team dedicated to exploring blockchain technology. The initiative will be spearheaded David Marcus, who has served as the company’s vice president for its Messenger app division. Marcus is a former president of PayPal. “After nearly four unbelievably rewarding years leading Messenger, I have decided it was time for Read More

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

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Cambridge Analytica, the data company employed by the Trump campaign during the 2016 US presidential election and the focus of the current Facebook privacy scandal, is reportedly shutting down, along with its parent company, SCL Group. Nigel Oakes, the founder of the company once known as Strategic Communication Laboratories, confirmed the news to the Wall Read More

Facebook Should Take Responsibility, Says Money Saving Expert Suing Platform Over Cryptocurrency Scams

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Martin Lewis, a British consumer advice and Money Saving Expert, is suing Facebook for defamation after it failed to stop scammers posting fake adverts using his picture, name, and reputation. Lewis, who is the founder of consumer help site MoneySavingExpert.com and a TV presenter on ITV’s The Martin Lewis Money Show, explained in a blog Read More

Coinbase Uses Crypto Winter to Expand – Acquires Decentralized Wallet Startup

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News Crypto winter? What crypto winter! The exchange arguably most responsible for onboarding bitcoin investors, Coinbase, has not allowed sour price levels to keep them complacent, conservative. Instead, they’ve maintained a breakneck pace, forming a venture capital fund, hiring top executive talent, and now they’re gobbling up competitors such as Cipher Browser. Also read: Russian Court Read More

Zuckerberg quietly revealed a hole in Facebook’s new defenses against Russia: Shell companies

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When Mark Zuckerberg told US senators yesterday (April 10) that Facebook is in an “arms race” against Russian trolls seeking to manipulate its users, his comment made global headlines. One of the steps Facebook is taking to stop US elections from being manipulated by foreign actors is to put in place geographic checks—including literally mailing Read More