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The WebRTC Race Begins Today

Editor’s note: Chip Wilcox is the CEO of Temasys.

As recently as 2012, it seemed that Web Real-Time Communication, or WebRTC, was so clandestine that the technology was a skunk works project, hidden in a back office somewhere in Silicon Valley. 910 more words

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Gillmor Gang: Temporary Filling

The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include Microsoft squeezing Facebook and Google messaging out, or did they says John Taschek? 74 more words

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Trying To Hire A Diverse Team Of Engineers? It’s Not Just A Pipeline Issue

Editor’s note: Omotayo Olukoya is an electrical engineering and computer science student at UC Berkeley.

Recently, there have been a flurry of articles discussing the lack of diversity in tech. 1,012 more words

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Why Greece Should Not Switch To Bitcoin

Editor’s note: Wences Casares is the founder and CEO of Xapo.

In some discussions about Greece exiting the euro, it has been suggested that Greece should swap… 496 more words

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Beware The Pretty People

The tech industry used to be home to a disproportionate number of misfits and weirdos. Geeks. Nerds. People who needed to know how machines worked; needed to take them apart, make them better, and put them back together again. 1,020 more words

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White House Drops 'Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights Act' Draft

In a late-Friday release, the White House published a draft of its proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. You can read the full text here… 362 more words

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Airbnb Is Raising A Monster Round At A $20B Valuation

Airbnb — the platform that lets travellers book private spare rooms and entire homes as an alternative to traditional hotels — is doing some booking of its own. 505 more words

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