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Gillmor Gang: Where’s The Beef

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 The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Esteban Kolsky, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 16, 2018. The Gang catches its breath as cryptocurrency crashes and rebounds, Facebook attacks its stream or does it, while publishers and their aggregators cozy up to a wave of bundling @stevegillmor, ekolsky, …

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Opera, TorGuard, TunnelBear, and more

NordVPN has a fairly  affordable long term payment plan.

I resisted the urge to get a decent VPN for my Android phone for years. Why bother with an extra app just to get online, now that internet connections are ubiquitous?  Over time, however, the scenarios in which I needed a VPN became more common. I needed to check what …

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Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won’t survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have something to say about it. Hindriks is the founder of Jobbatical, a platform that allows digital nomads to find work in other countries and helps with the logistics …

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A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe

A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Chances are high you have heard of Google. You are likely a contributor to one of the 3.5 billion search queries the website processes daily. But unless you’re a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur …

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The FITT360 wants to be the first neckband 360 camera

The FITT360 wants to be the first neckband 360 camera

We live our lives from Instagram story to Instagram story, and we have the ability to capture some truly stunning imagery to garner those sweet, sweet likes. With 360-technology where it is now, we can literally capture every angle around us for some truly epic pics and videos. From floating …

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Schiit Loki: This equalizer that lets you tweak your music

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The Schiit Loki equalizer. Lee Shelly Tone controls and equalizers went out of fashion in the 1980s, and I’ve missed them ever since. Audiophiles in their search for ever greater sonic purity saw any deviation from “flat” frequency response heresy, but that’s not always my goal, so I was thrilled …

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Sqreen wants to become the IFTTT of web app security

Sqreen wants to become the IFTTT of web app security

French startup Sqreen recently launched a Security Hub with dozens of plugins to put you in control of the security of your web app. In many ways, it feels like enabling tasks on popular automation service IFTTT. Sqreen participated in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield and Y Combinator’s current batch. The vision …

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Twitter is finally ending its unpopular Mac desktop app

Twitter is finally ending its unpopular Mac desktop app

Image: jaap arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-02-17 18:42:57 UTC On Friday, Twitter announced that it would be shutting down work on its Mac desktop app, to the dismay of, err, no one. Users have 30 days, starting on Feb. 16, before the app will no longer be supported, …

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