Category: Network

“Content network effect” makes TikTok tough to copy
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“Content network effect” makes TikTok tough to copy

Many TikTok videos don’t start from scratch, so neither can its competitors. TikTok is all about remixes where users shoot a new video to recontextualize audio pulled from someone else’s clip, or riff on an existing meme or concept. That only works because TikTok’s had time to build up an immense armory of content to…

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Job Creators Network Survey: More than 70 Percent of Small Business Owners Would Re-Elect Trump over Biden, Sanders
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Job Creators Network Survey: More than 70 Percent of Small Business Owners Would Re-Elect Trump over Biden, Sanders

A survey conducted by the Job Creators Network (JCN) showed that small business owners — employers with less than 500 employees — found that 79.4 percent want free market-based healthcare as opposed to Medicare for All or a Public Option. JNC also asked the 703 local business owners how they think the Trump administration has handled economic issues; 66 percent of the…

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Network with CrunchMatch at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020
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Network with CrunchMatch at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Got your sights set on attending TC Sessions: Mobility 2020 on May 14 in San Jose? Spend the day with 1,000 or more like-minded founders, makers and leaders across the startup ecosystem. It’s a day-long deep dive dedicated to current and evolving mobility and transportation tech. Think autonomous vehicles, micromobility, AI-based mobility applications, battery tech…

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A network of ‘camgirl’ sites exposed millions of users and sex workers
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A network of ‘camgirl’ sites exposed millions of users and sex workers

A number of popular “camgirl” sites have exposed millions of sex workers and users after the company running the sites left the back-end database unprotected. The sites, run by Barcelona-based VTS Media, include amateur.tv, webcampornoxxx.net, and placercams.com. Most of the sites’ users are based in Spain and Europe, but we found evidence of users across…

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Omidyar Network CEO opens up about VC-influenced philanthropy
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Omidyar Network CEO opens up about VC-influenced philanthropy

In 2004, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife, Pam, set aside some of the wealth they acquired after the online marketplace went public and created Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm “dedicated to harnessing the power of markets,” according to an official overview. Since then, the firm — which operates a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and…

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Koch Network Admits They Failed to Stop Trump’s Tariffs: ‘We Were Wrong’
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Koch Network Admits They Failed to Stop Trump’s Tariffs: ‘We Were Wrong’

The donor-class Koch network headed by GOP mega-donor Charles Koch is now admitting they failed to turn the American people against President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports. In June 2018, the Koch network of organizations — which include Americans for Prosperity, Freedom Partners, and the Libre Initiative — launched a campaign against Trump’s economic nationalist…

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How This Dualchain Network Architecture Is Solving The Blockchain Trilemma
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How This Dualchain Network Architecture Is Solving The Blockchain Trilemma

The Blockchain Trilemma, also commonly known as the Scalability Trilemma, has been one of the greatest hurdles for cryptocurrencies – that is, until recently.  Metaverse Foundation, a company that vows to keep its leading status in blockchain technology, has figured out a way to tackle this (in)famous trilemma.  With the help from KrawlCat Generalized Oracles,…

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