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Transfer.sh is an instant sharing tool for programmers – TechCrunch

Transfer.sh is an instant sharing tool for programmers – TechCrunch File sharing tools are a dime a dozen these days. There’s Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud. But what if you want to share something quickly and easily from the command line? That’s why programmer Remco Verhoef created Transfer.sh. The service …

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PUBG juggernaut hits 400 million users, and for a limited time, players can get the PC version for $19.99 – TechCrunch

PUBG juggernaut hits 400 million users, and for a limited time, players can get the PC version for $19.99 – TechCrunch Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, the progenitor and once-reigning champion of last-player-standing battle royale gaming that’s swept the video game world by storm, has hit over 400 million players globally across …

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Tainted, crypto-mining containers pulled from Docker Hub – TechCrunch

Tainted, crypto-mining containers pulled from Docker Hub – TechCrunch Security companies Fortinet and Kromtech found seventeen tainted Docker containers that were essentially downloadable images containing programs that had been designed to mine cryptocurrencies. Further investigation found that they had been downloaded 5 million times, suggesting that hackers were able to …

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Adblock Plus wants to use blockchain to call out fake news – TechCrunch

Adblock Plus wants to use blockchain to call out fake news – TechCrunch eyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy. Which is just as well given its new “passion project”: A browser add-on that labels news content as ‘trusted’ or, …

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Truecaller makes first acquisition to build out payment and financial services in India – TechCrunch

Truecaller makes first acquisition to build out payment and financial services in India – TechCrunch Sweden’s Truecaller started out life as a service that screens calls and messages to weed out spammers. In recent times the company has switched its focus to India, its largest market based on users, adding …

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US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 – TechCrunch

US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 – TechCrunch Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school With Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub this week, …

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Evernote is spinning out its Chinese business and it plans to take it public – TechCrunch

Evernote is spinning out its Chinese business and it plans to take it public – TechCrunch Here’s a unique approach to Western companies doing business in China. Today, Evernote — the U.S. note-making service — span out its China-based unit into an independent entity with “full autonomy” over its business …

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Don’t put passwords in Trello – TechCrunch

Don’t put passwords in Trello – TechCrunch A new bit of research from David Shear at security firm Flashpoint found that there are hundreds if not thousands of open Trello boards containing passwords, login credentials, and other potentially sensitive stuff including employee on-boarding documents. He and Brian Krebs reported the …

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The erosion of Web 2.0 – TechCrunch

The erosion of Web 2.0 – TechCrunch How we lost our way… and found it again It seems quaint to imagine now but the original vision for the web was not an information superhighway. Instead, it was a newspaper that fed us only the news we wanted. This was the …

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Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to investigate its harmful impact – TechCrunch

Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to investigate its harmful impact – TechCrunch Facebook is proving problematic for many governments worldwide, but few would think to shut it down entirely. That’s exactly the approach that Papua New Guinea, the Pacific sea island nation located near Australia, is …

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