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How Arweave, which has raised $5M led by a16z, uses blockchain to host sites and apps perpetually, hedging upfront user payments with declining storage costs (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: How Arweave, which has raised $5M led by a16z, uses blockchain to host sites and apps perpetually, hedging upfront user payments...
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A look at Sen. Josh Hawley's war against Big Tech, which could portend the GOP's future approach to Silicon Valley as he draws bipartisan support on some issues (Emily Stewart/Vox)

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Emily Stewart / Vox: A look at Sen. Josh Hawley’s war against Big Tech, which could portend the GOP’s future approach to Silicon Valley as...
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Standard Cognition, an AI-powered checkout company, buys DeepMagic, an autonomous retail kiosk startup, to better compete with Amazon Go (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Standard Cognition, an AI-powered checkout company, buys DeepMagic, an autonomous retail kiosk startup, to better compete with Amazon Go  —  Valued...
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As it ponders Facebook fines, FTC must seek regulation forcing Facebook to make its social graph truly portable, letting users export friend lists to other apps (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: As it ponders Facebook fines, FTC must seek regulation forcing Facebook to make its social graph truly portable, letting users export...
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In its lawsuit against Rankwave, Facebook alleges Rankwave misused Facebook data outside of the apps where it was collected and refused to comply with an audit (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: In its lawsuit against Rankwave, Facebook alleges Rankwave misused Facebook data outside of the apps where it was collected and refused...
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At F8, Facebook emphasized products and features it aspires to become dominant tomorrow, but despite much talk, didn't actually launch any new privacy features (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: At F8, Facebook emphasized products and features it aspires to become dominant tomorrow, but despite much talk, didn’t actually launch any...
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Sean Parker-backed Brigade says civic issues service Countable has acquired its IP, deletes "non-essential" user data, open sources voter file matching software (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Sean Parker-backed Brigade says civic issues service Countable has acquired its IP, deletes “non-essential” user data, open sources voter file matching...
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Facebook Dating launches in 14 more countries, will come to US in 2019, adds Secret Crush feature to let users select up to 9 friends for Tinder-like matching (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Facebook Dating launches in 14 more countries, will come to US in 2019, adds Secret Crush feature to let users select...
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Snapchat announces a new Bitmoji For Games SDK that will let select game developers integrate 3D Bitmoji as a replacement for their character skins (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Snapchat announces a new Bitmoji For Games SDK that will let select game developers integrate 3D Bitmoji as a replacement for...