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Facebook taps Peggy Alford for its board, Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles to depart

Facebook’s board is undergoing its biggest shakeup in memory. On Friday, the company announced that Peggy Alford would be nominated to join the company’s board of directors. “Peggy is one of those rare people who’s an expert across many different areas — from business management to finance operations to product development,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg […]
2019-04-12

Wonderloop’s networking app lets you swipe left on video profiles instead of pictures

There isn’t much left to be done in online networking apps. We are all familiar with professional (LinkedIn), social (Facebook), real time (Twitter) and dating (Tinder, Bumble, etc). But profile photos of the people you’re interacting with only get you so far. And we’ve all known that person who looked smart in the photo and […]
2019-04-17

Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories

Feed and Stories unite! Facebook is so eager to preempt the shift to Stories that it might even let us use the same interface of horizontally swipeable cards to sift through News Feed posts. If users won’t scroll down any more, Facebook’s ad business could take a huge hit. But by allowing traditional feed posts […]
2019-04-15

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À Mayotte, des pénuries d'eau récurrentes sans solution en vue

Direction l'île française de Mayotte, dans l'océan Indien. Département le plus pauvre du pays, c'est aussi celui qui a le plus fort taux de natalité. Ce contexte démographique rend d'autant plus accablantes les fréquentes pénuries d'eau qui affectent l'ensemble des habitants. Un ménage sur trois n'a pas l'accès à l'eau courante et pour les autres, les coupures sont fréquentes… Le point sur la situation avec ce reportage de notre confrère de France 3, Benjamin Delombre.
2019-04-18

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3 Key Misconceptions of Running a Bitcoin Full Node

One of the panels at the recent 2019 MIT Bitcoin Expo was focused on the future adoption of Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. This panel featured Zap wallet creator Jack Mallers, Buidl Bootcamp Instructor Justin Moon, and Lightning Power Users Founder Pierre Rochard. At one point during the panel conversation, moderator Marcin Jachymiak of the […]

The post 3 Key Misconceptions of Running a Bitcoin Full Node appeared first on Coinjournal.

Poloniex Expands Margin Trading Offering For Non-US Customers

Ethereum Classic (ETC) is now available for margin trading on crypto-to-crypto exchange platform Poloniex for non-US customers. ETC joins other cryptocurrencies already available for margin trading on the platform including ether, dash, dogecoin, litecoin, monero and stellar, all with bitcoin as the base pair. Margin trading is essentially trading with borrowed funds. When placing a […]

The post Poloniex Expands Margin Trading Offering For Non-US Customers appeared first on Coinjournal.


2019-04-10

The lnd lightning client is set to introduce long-awaited static channel backups

The lnd lightning client looks set to roll out a new static channel backup scheme in the next release version, with the required code changes now successfully merged on Github and version 0.6 now in pre-release testing. Lightning users have been patiently waiting for more options for keeping channels safe in the event of a […]

The post The lnd lightning client is set to introduce long-awaited static channel backups appeared first on Coinjournal.


2019-04-15

eToroX Launches Crypto Exchange Supporting 8 Fiat-Stablecoins And 6 Cryptos

eToroX, the blockchain and tokenized asset subsidiary of European brokerage company eToro, has announced the launch of its crypto exchange platform. At launch, the trading venue will support eight fiat-stablecoins, namely eToro New Zealand Dollar (NZDX), eToro Japanese Yen (JPYX), eToro Swiss Franc (CHFX), eToro United States Dollar (USDEX), eToro Euro (EURX), eToro Pound Sterling […]

The post eToroX Launches Crypto Exchange Supporting 8 Fiat-Stablecoins And 6 Cryptos appeared first on Coinjournal.


2019-04-16

3 Key Misconceptions of Running a Bitcoin Full Node

One of the panels at the recent 2019 MIT Bitcoin Expo was focused on the future adoption of Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. This panel featured Zap wallet creator Jack Mallers, Buidl Bootcamp Instructor Justin Moon, and Lightning Power Users Founder Pierre Rochard. At one point during the panel conversation, moderator Marcin Jachymiak of the […]

The post 3 Key Misconceptions of Running a Bitcoin Full Node appeared first on Coinjournal.


2019-04-10

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"Scène de crime climatique" : quelques centaines de militants se sont déployés à La Défense

Quelques centaines de militants écologistes se sont déployés vendredi matin à La Défense dans plusieurs lieux symboliques de "l'alliance toxique" entre États et multinationales qu'ils accusent d'être "responsables" du réchauffement.

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Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users

Facebook has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects “millions” of Instagram users, not “tens of thousands” as first thought. The social media giant confirmed the new information in its updated blog post, first published on March 21. “We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format,” the company […]
2019-04-18

Instagram hides Like counts in leaked design prototype

“We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who shares a post will see the total number of likes it gets.” That’s how Instagram describes a seemingly small design change test with massive potential impact on users’ well-being. Hiding Like […]
2019-04-18

Facebook taps Peggy Alford for its board, Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles to depart

Facebook’s board is undergoing its biggest shakeup in memory. On Friday, the company announced that Peggy Alford would be nominated to join the company’s board of directors. “Peggy is one of those rare people who’s an expert across many different areas — from business management to finance operations to product development,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg […]
2019-04-12

Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov, whom they saw as mismanaging the company. But Yusupov then fired some core […]
2019-04-15

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Abdelkader Merah condamné en appel à 30 ans de prison

La cour d'assises spéciale de Paris a condamné jeudi Abdelkader Merah à 30 ans de prison en appel. L'ancien caïd de cité a été reconnu coupable de "complicité" dans les assassinats perpétrés par son frère Mohamed à Toulouse et Montauban en 2012.
2019-04-18

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Die Zehn-Cent-Entscheidung wird zur Gefahr für die Ölmultis

Die Plastiknachfrage war bislang eine zentrale Säule des Erfolgs der Ölförderer. Doch weltweit ist eine Kampagne gegen die Vermüllung ausgebrochen, die das womöglich ändert. Für die Konzerne ist es ist schon das zweite Standbein, das einzuknicken droht.
2019-04-17

Klimaschützer legen zentrale Teile von London lahm

Aktivisten blockieren seit Tagen wichtige Verkehrsknotenpunkte in London. Besonders Engagierte kleben sich mit Sekundenkleber auf Straßen, U-Bahn-Türen und Zugdächer. Unterstützung erhalten sie aus einer ganz überraschenden Ecke.
2019-04-18

So könnten Endlos-Bauprojekte schneller fertig werden

BER, Elbvertiefung, Bremer Hafentunnel: Beispiele für endlose Bauprojekte gibt es in Deutschland viele. Nun legt ein Beratungsgremium eine Liste von Möglichkeiten vor, mit denen sie sich beschleunigen ließen.
2019-04-17

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Warum Verletzungen beim Skifahren schwerer werden

Jedes Jahr verunglücken Zehntausende auf verschneiten Pisten. Die absoluten Zahlen sinken zwar, dafür sind die Verletzungen fast immer schwerwiegend und kosten die Kassen viel Geld. Das befeuert eine gesellschaftliche Debatte neu.
2019-04-18

„Kann sein, dass es das mit der Rally gewesen ist“

Die Krisenwährung Gold steht unter Druck und rutscht auf den tiefsten Stand seit drei Monaten. Welche Ursachen hierfür verantwortlich sind, darüber spricht Dietmar Deffner mit Jochen Stanzl, Chef-Marktanalysten von CMC Markets.
2019-04-17

Amerikanisches Marketing gegen chinesische Qualität

China ist für viele Investoren immer noch unbekanntes Terrain. Bei amerikanischen Firmen dagegen greift man beherzt zu: Tesla, Uber oder Snap erzählen tolle Geschichten. Aber muss es wirklich America first sein?
2019-04-18

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