The U.S. DoD Has To Elevate To The Blockchain Era Before It’s Too Late

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) finds itself in an uncomfortable position, where industry experts urge the governmental body to level-up into a blockchain compatible organization, in order to stay at least competitive if not ahead of competition.  Innovative technological achievements such as computers and the internet itself were always tested on an excessive …

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Facebook and WhatsApp halts reviews of Hong Kong demands for user data

Facebook has confirmed it has suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following the introduction of a new Beijing-imposed national security law. A spokesperson for the social networking giant told TechCrunch it will “pause” the processing of data demands until it can better understand the new national security law, “including formal human […]

GGV’s Jeff Richards: ‘There is a level of resiliency in Silicon Valley that we did not have 10 years ago’

Earlier this week, GGV Capital’s Jeff Richards and Hans Tung joined TechCrunch for an Extra Crunch Live session. During our hour-long chat, we touched on startup profitability, the global venture capital scene, why GGV doesn’t have an office in Europe, how the venture industry is responding to its stark lack of diversity and other issues. […]