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Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch

Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support for its Chinese partner despite a global backlash against Huawei …

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Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield – TechCrunch

Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield – TechCrunch Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News Feed petition feature. Community Actions could unite neighbors to request change from …

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TechCrunch Conversations: Direct listings – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Conversations: Direct listings – TechCrunch Last April, Spotify surprised Wall Street bankers by choosing to go public through a direct listing process rather than through a traditional IPO. Instead of issuing new shares, the company simply sold existing shares held by insiders, employees and investors directly to the market – …

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Facebook urged to give users greater control over what they see – TechCrunch

Facebook urged to give users greater control over what they see – TechCrunch Academics at the universities of Oxford and Stanford think Facebook should give users greater transparency and control over the content they see on its platform. They also believe the social networking giant should radically reform its governance …

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Instagram caught selling ads to follower-buying services it banned – TechCrunch

Instagram caught selling ads to follower-buying services it banned – TechCrunch Instagram has been earning money from businesses flooding its social network with spam notifications. Instagram hypocritically continues to sell ad space to services that charge clients for fake followers or that automatically follow/unfollow other people to get them to …

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How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is hurting the crypto industry, too. As the impasse in Washington stretches into its record-breaking fourth week, the closure of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading …

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