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Australia passes law to hold social media companies responsible for “abhorrent violent material” – TechCrunch

“This law, which was conceived and passed in five days without any meaningful consultation, does nothing to address hate speech,…

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Profits at The New York Times show media dinosaurs are ruling the internet – TechCrunch

Today’s news that the (failing?) New York Times reported net income of $55.2 million, after losses a year earlier — and…

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Supreme Court allows states to legalize sports betting, opening floodgates for online gambling profits – TechCrunch

Whoever had the over on DraftKings‘ boss Jason Robins and FanDuel chief executive Matt King being given a potential billion…

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Mobile money-saving app Qapital raises $30 million to spend on growth – TechCrunch

Qapital, one of a slew of mobile applications trying to make it easier for users to save money (and spend…

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Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem? – TechCrunch

Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council. More posts by this contributor…