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Why You Should Be Concerned About The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

I really do wish I understood why lawmakers seem so gung-ho on tearing apart technologies they don’t understand, and freedoms they hardly think about. Frankly, it’s starting to get exhausting — and more than a little difficult to keep straight all the legal bungles belched out by senators and their lobbyists. 605 more words

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Meet The Voting Board Of The 9th Annual Crunchies

TechCrunch is excited to announce the 100-person Crunchies Board who collectively picked the winners of the 9th Annual Crunchies award.

Early last month the law firm Perkins Coie delivered ballets to these TechCrunch editors, entrepreneurs, investors and other tech notables. 397 more words

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Graphene Shows Promise For Brain Implants

Graphene, the super thin carbon material that’s been exciting scientists in the decade+ since single-atom thick graphene crystallites were successfully extracted from the bulk material, continues to give hints of a promising future blending electronics and biology. 430 more words

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Impact, Investment And Demand: Three Pillars For Civic Tech Success

Last year was one of great momentum for civic tech. We saw more people and resources than ever enter the space, garnering interest from startups, corporations, government agencies and investment firms. 921 more words

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Verizon Accused Of Net Neutrality Foul By Zero-Rating Its Go90 Mobile Video Service

Verizon, the parent of TechCrunch’s parent AOL, is being accused of violating net neutrality principles by excluding its own mobile video streaming service, go90, from data charges — thereby creating an unequal playing field. 424 more words

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Robin And Saul Klein's Localglobe Backs Online Mortgage Advisor Trussle

Localglobe, the new VC fund from father and son duo Robin and Saul Klein, has led a £1.1 million investment in online mortgage advisor Trussle… 360 more words

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How To Start Fresh And Stay Safe With A New Device

The New Year signals the kickoff of the great gadget migration, when our once-beloved devices become hand-me-downs. Reusing perfectly good electronics is always better than trashing them, but it is important to take a few sensible, yet crucial precautions… 941 more words

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