Federal prosecutors criminally charged Joe Sullivan, formerly Uber’s chief security officer, for allegedly concealing a major breach of Uber’s data in 2016. Sullivan, who was fired from Uber in 2017 over the incident, works in the same role at Cloudflare now and held the same role at Facebook before joining Uber in 2015. The irony is that Sullivan nearly 20 years ago also worked as a federal...
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Kickstarter’s planned transition to a blockchain-based platform next year further highlights the growing intersection of crypto and crowdfunding. The crowdfunding site plans to make the switch next year, according to Bloomberg. But that may not be soon enough to compete with blockchain-based groups called decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs, which are capturing VC interest and...
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