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 Facebook has announced it’s expanding a free #training #program that #teaches Internet-skills, media literacy and online safety to Europe. It says its read more...

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 As people become #more aware of how their #data is used — and abused — in our digital world; and regulations (like GDPR in Europe) are leading more organizations to implement better data protection policies, a startup that is hoping to protect that data found in images — by making it impossible for algorithms to #read it — has raised a seed round to help it bring its… Read More read more...

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 VCs continue to pump money into startups attempting to inject #life into the legacy and lucrative #insurance industry. The latest ‘insurtech’ company to pick up funding in the U.K. is Anorak Technologies, which is on a self-described mission to “build the world’s smartest independent insurance adviser,” starting with life insurance. Read More read more...

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 VCs continue to pump money into startups attempting to inject #life into the legacy and lucrative #insurance industry. The latest ‘insurtech’ company to pick up funding in the U.K. is Anorak Technologies, which is on a self-described mission to “build the world’s smartest independent insurance adviser,” starting with life insurance. Read More read more...

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 Korea’s Kakao, the internet giant behind the country’s top messaging app, is actively seeking overseas investment opportunities after it raised $1 #billion via a placement. Kakao is valued at over $7 billion and its services are used by #more than 40 million people. The company, which counts Tencent as an early investor, now appears to be making good on its long-standing plan to… Read More read more...

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 Apple has teamed up with Malala Fund to support girls’ education, becoming Malala Fund’s first Laureate partner. Founded by Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, the Malala read more...

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — The newest solution in the struggle for affordable Bay Area #housing may read more...

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 “The consensus is that because #blockchain is so niche and it’s mostly early adopters who come from tech and finance, that it’s actually less diverse than those industries that are already struggling to be representative of the population at large,” Raine Revere, co-founder of blockchain education startup Maiden, told me on an episode of the CTRL+T podcast. In… Read More read #more...

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 “The consensus is that because #blockchain is so niche and it’s mostly early adopters who come from tech and finance, that it’s actually less diverse than those industries that are already struggling to be representative of the population at large,” Raine Revere, co-founder of blockchain education startup Maiden, told me on an episode of the CTRL+T podcast. In… Read More read #more...

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