John Muller
Facebook Now Powers More Than Half Of All Social Logins | TechCrunch


Social logins are a convenient way to sign in to services without having to go through lengthy sign-up procedures and setting up yet another password…

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The New Abolitionism


Avoiding planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

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Africa’s Tech Edge


How the continent’s many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age

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BitBeat: Doing Math on Mining - MoneyBeat - WSJ


Doing the math on mining; another effort to unmask Satoshi Nakamoto; an LA photographer documents the bitcoin life.

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Here’s how Washington is preparing for a future of wireless everything


The FCC expects to set aside at least 18 megahertz of spectrum for unlicensed uses in its upcoming broadcast auction.

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What would a disruptive bank look like?


A while back, I got into a to-and-fro on Twitter with Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon about banking, which garnered a fair amount of interest and commentary1234, after Marc declared that he is “dyi…

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The Greatest Graduation Speech Ever Given Is This Bullet-Point List Of 12 Economic Concepts


Pretty much all the wisdom anyone needs to know.

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The new liberal “nationalist” case for federalism


Yale Law School Professor Heather Gerken outlines the new liberal “nationalist” defense of federalism. This school of thought has both strengths and weaknesses. But even those who disagree with it, as I sometimes do, should recognize that it is an important contribution to the debate.

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Spotify Removes Peer-To-Peer Technology From Its Desktop Client | TechCrunch


Music streaming startup Spotify is shutting down its peer-to-peer network that powered a significant part of the service in the desktop app. According to..

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