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President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem – TechCrunch

President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem – TechCrunch Romero Rodrigues Contributor More posts by this contributor Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors Brazil’s tech-sector bright spots beckon as it begins to emerge from long economic crisis In late October following a significant victory for Jair Bolsonaro in …

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Some US government websites won’t load after HTTPS certificates expire during shutdown – TechCrunch

Some US government websites won’t load after HTTPS certificates expire during shutdown – TechCrunch In a government shutdown, everything deemed non-essential stops. As we found out, renewing the certificates on its websites is considered non-essential. Several government sites are currently inaccessible or blocked by most browsers after their HTTPS certificate …

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Justice Department accuses Chinese spies of hacking into dozens of US tech and industry giants – TechCrunch

Justice Department accuses Chinese spies of hacking into dozens of US tech and industry giants – TechCrunch The Justice Department has unsealed a damning indictment that links an aggressive campaign to hack into U.S. tech and industry giants to spies working for the Chinese government. The indictment, out Thursday, accuses …

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Twitter says governments are ramping up their demands for user data – TechCrunch

Twitter says governments are ramping up their demands for user data – TechCrunch Twitter says the number of government demands for data on its users has shot up in the past year. In its latest transparency report out Thursday, the social media giant said it received 10 percent more requests …

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ACLU asks court to release a secret order forcing Facebook to wiretap Messenger – TechCrunch

ACLU asks court to release a secret order forcing Facebook to wiretap Messenger – TechCrunch Earlier this year, the U.S. government tried to force Facebook to secretly recode its Messenger app to allow the feds to listen into an encrypted, real-time voice call on suspected members associated with the notorious …

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In its first cyberoperation against Russian trolls, U.S. takes a gentle approach – TechCrunch

In its first cyberoperation against Russian trolls, U.S. takes a gentle approach – TechCrunch Russia has been blamed for shutting down power grids, hacking into critical systems, and more recently launching a massive misinformation campaign aimed at meddling with past and upcoming elections. Now, the U.S. is striking back ahead …

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Northwest fast food chain hack exposed customer credit card data – TechCrunch

Northwest fast food chain hack exposed customer credit card data – TechCrunch A beloved regional burger chain in the Pacific Northwest is the latest fast food company to suffer a major data breach. Burgerville, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, disclosed today that any customers who used a credit or debit card …

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Trump administration sues California over its brand-new net neutrality law – TechCrunch

Trump administration sues California over its brand-new net neutrality law – TechCrunch The Department of Justice announced on Sunday that it has filed a lawsuit against California to block its new net neutrality law, just hours after it was signed by governor Jerry Brown. The lawsuit was first reported by …

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White House says a draft executive order reviewing social media companies is not “official” – TechCrunch

White House says a draft executive order reviewing social media companies is not “official” – TechCrunch A draft executive order circulating around the White House “is not the result of an official White House policymaking process,” according to deputy White House press secretary, Lindsay Walters. According to a report in The …

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