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A friendly reminder: Don’t put passwords in Trello

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 s

Monetizing computing resources on the blockchain

What exactly do you earn from monetizing your resources on the internet, and how accessible and reliable are your earnings? Here’s what you need to know.

Here are all the robots we saw at TC Sessions: Robotics

Robots are coming. Are they overlords or friendly companions designed to help us perform the mundane tasks of our respective days? Perhaps it’s both. Whatever the purpose, they’re no longer part o

Minds aims to decentralize the social network

Decentralization is the buzzword du jour. Everything – from our currencies to our databases – are supposed to exist, immutably, in this strange new world. And Bill Ottman wants to add our

Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Is Symantec getting ready to buy S

African VC TLcom Capital invests $5M in Nigerian data analytics firm Terragon Group

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund Af

Everledger’s Kemp and OmiseGO’s Hasegawa join TC Blockchain

Blockchain technology and the decentralizing effects of distributed ledgers have enormous amounts of potential and may mean the Internet will never be the same again. The fact that one could eventuall

eQuoo app launches crowdfunder to improve emotional intelligence

Mental health is one of the biggest issues of recent times, with Kendall Jenner, Emma Stone, Lady Gaga and even The Rock opening up about their mental health issues. Even the Royal family has got in o

Discord partners with esports teams to launch Verified Servers

Discord, the voice and text chat app for gamers, is today announcing a new partnership with a number of eSports teams for the launch of Discord Verified Servers. Verified servers ensure that users kno

Mobile application testing service HeadSpin launches from stealth

HeadSpin, a mobile application testing service, launched today to give developers a one-stop shop for quality assurance and control for mobile application development. The company’s co-founder

Crunch Report | Oculus CTO Is Suing ZeniMax

Bolt Threads creates a tie made from spiderwebs, Oculus' CTO is suing ZeniMax for money never paid to him and Google has a new startup competition. All this on Crunch Report.

Neumob hires Netscape, Google veteran Jim Roskind as CTO

Neumob, which recently raised an $8.5 million Series A round, helps developers speed up their apps with the help of a combination of a content delivery network and a number of network optimization tec

Microsoft Launches Third Technical Preview Of Windows Server 2016, Adds Built-In Container Support

Microsoft today published the third technical preview of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. As promised, this is also the first version of Windows Server to natively support Windows Server Co

Reddit Names Marty Weiner, Founding Engineer At Pinterest, Its First CTO

There are plenty of things on Steve Huffman’s to-do list since returning to Reddit as its CEO. Having a gifted technical mind himself, currently doing double duty as Hipmunk’s CTO, the nee

13 People Who Could Be Twitter’s Next CEO

So far we’ve heard the board is looking for someone who can focus solely on Twitter (and not some other *cough Square) company, is a heavy tweeter, and gets the product. There’s also signi

The Stratos Card Aims To Unify Credit Cards, And Can Be In Your Pocket Next Month

Yep, here's another card that promises to consolidate all your credit cards into one. But unlike the others, the Stratos Card appears to be worth a longer look. Stratos, the company behind the card, h

White House Reboots Its Tech Staff

A number of moves this week: The White House announced its intention for Danny Marti to be its new piracy guru, departing national CTO Todd Park will return to Silicon Valley, but keep working for th

Mozilla Names Firefox OS Co-Founder Andreas Gal As Its New CTO

When Mozilla named JavaScript inventor Brendan Eich as its new (and short-lived) CEO, it left the CTO position Eich previously occupied unfilled. Today, Mozilla announced that Andreas Gal will become

Facebook Fills Vacant CTO Role By Promoting Its VP Of Engineering, Mike Schroepfer

Mark Zuckerberg has just made an internal announcement to Facebook naming its veteran VP of Engineering Mike Schroepfer as CTO, we've just learned from an industry source. Facebook has since confirmed

Twitter Appoints Adam Messinger As Chief Technology Officer, A Role Left Vacant Since 2011

Twitter is preparing itself to be a company taken seriously. More importantly, it wants to be one that is a darling in the public marketplace. Today, AllThingsD reports that the company has appointed
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