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3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? – TechCrunch

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state How Intel missed the iPhone revolution On Tuesday, July 10, the DOJ announced a landmark settlement with Austin-based Defense Distributed, a controversial startup led …

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Blockchain Is ‘Revolutionary,’ Says German Finance Regulator Chief

Blockchain Is ‘Revolutionary,’ Says German Finance Regulator Chief Felix Hufeld, chief of Germany’s financial watchdog, has said blockchain technology is “revolutionary” and its applications could turn the entire financial sector “upside down.” Hufeld, who is president of the German Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), made the remarks during a speech at …

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Uber is bringing its Jump e-bikes to Europe – TechCrunch

Uber is bringing its Jump e-bikes to Europe – TechCrunch Dockless bike sharing startups — such as Ofo, Mobike and LimeBike — have flooded European cities with rides that can be hired at the tap of an app in recent years. But fierce competition in the urban mobility space is not …

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Coya raises $30 million to launch its insurance service in Europe – TechCrunch

Coya raises $30 million to launch its insurance service in Europe – TechCrunch Coya, a Berlin-based insurance startup, has raised $30 million in new cash as investors around the world continue to see opportunities in modernizing the insurance industry. Founded by two early employees at the European credit and risk …

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German Authorities Sold $14 Million in Seized Cryptos Over Price Fears

German Authorities Sold $14 Million in Seized Cryptos Over Price Fears Concerns over high price volatility have prompted prosecutors in Germany to make an emergency sale of seized cryptocurrencies worth over €12 million (around $14 million). Local news source Der Tagesspiegel reported Monday that Bavarian prosecutors ordered the sale on Feb. 20. At the …

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What President Trump Doesn’t Know About ZTE – TechCrunch

What President Trump Doesn’t Know About ZTE – TechCrunch David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. More posts by this contributor A new (old) way for product makers to defeat patent roadblocks After meeting with Chinese Vice Premiere Liu He this week, President Trump is still considering …

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This German Stock Exchange Wants to Launch Bitcoin Products

This German Stock Exchange Wants to Launch Bitcoin Products Deutsche Boerse, owner of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, is considering offering cryptocurrency products, according to a report. Speaking at an industry event in London on Wednesday, Jeffrey Tessler, the firm’s head of clients, products and core markets, said, “We are deep at …

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Broadening education investments to full-stack solutions – TechCrunch

Broadening education investments to full-stack solutions – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor College for the 21st century Hiring has gone Hollywood As an education investor, one of my favorite sayings is that education is the next industry to be disrupted by technology, and has been for the past twenty …

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Facebook is still falling short on privacy, says German minister – TechCrunch

Facebook is still falling short on privacy, says German minister – TechCrunch Germany’s justice minister has written to Facebook calling for the platform to implement an internal “control and sanction mechanism” to ensure third-party developers and other external providers are not able to misuse Facebook data — calling for it …

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