MetaCert can catch phishing links in your email

MetaCert, founded by Paul Walsh, originally began as a way to watch chat rooms for fake Ethereum scams. Walsh, who was an early experimenter in cryptocurrencies, grew frustrated when he saw hackers dumping fake links into chat rooms, resulting in users regularly losing cash to scammers. Now Walsh has expanded…

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With A Big Family Farm Comes Big Responsibility, And A Big Sense Of Community

When Tara Vander Dussen first went off to college, she thought she was escaping the family farm on which she grew up. Instead, leaving town ended up teaching Tara just how devoted she is to dairy farming. “I realized that I would never stop loving dairy,” explains Tara of the…

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Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy

At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up comprehensive Federal consumer privacy protection legislation, Apple’s VP of software technology described privacy as a “core value” for the company. “We want your device to know everything about you but we…

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Influencer Marketing A Definitive Guide For 2019

Influencer marketing is on the rise, and there’s a good reason why. Traditional commercials and print ads don’t work because people aren’t using big screens (TVs) or medium screens (computers) like they used to. More and more young people identify as “cord cutters” or “cord nevers.” Basically, people like their…

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Twitters deletion of its Facebook app caused old cross-posts to temporarily disappear

(Update: Axios has a post explaining why the cross-posted tweets disappeared. Essentially, Twitter deleted its app from Facebook after Facebook stopped allowing cross-posts earlier this month, since without that feature it was basically useless. This unexpectedly caused old posts to disappear. TechCrunch also heard from a source with understanding of the…

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Godfather of GMOs Wants Consumers to Be Less Afraid of His Food

Three decades ago, Robert T. Fraley helped invent the genetically modified seeds that have become a $17 billion global industry and ushered in a new era of agricultural productivity. So it’s little surprise that this longtime Source: International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications * sugar beet, potato, apple,…

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Baseball Players’ Old Racist And Homophobic Tweets Highlight Team Fears Of Social Media

She went through his whole social media history, taking down any posts that even raised an eyebrow. “Any client that we take on, that’s generally the first step we do in the process,” Walsh said. “This can take someone down in an instant. All it takes is one tweet. Now,…

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