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Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

There’s a strategic cost to the defection of Visa, Stripe, eBay, and more from the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra Association. They’re not just names dropping off a list. Each potentially made Libra more useful, ubiquitous, or reputable. Now they could become obstacles to the token’s launch or growth. Fearing regulators’ inquiries not just into their Libra […]

Xage now supports hierarchical blockchains for complex implementations – TechCrunch

Xage now supports hierarchical blockchains for complex implementations – TechCrunch

Xage is working with utilities, energy companies and manufacturers to secure their massive systems, and today it announced some significant updates to deal with the scale and complexity of these customers’ requirements, including a new hierarchical blockchain. Xage enables customers to set security policy, then enforce that policy on the blockchain. Company CEO Duncan Greatwood […]

EBay, Stripe and Mastercard drop out of Facebook’s Libra Association – TechCrunch

EBay, Stripe and Mastercard drop out of Facebook’s Libra Association – TechCrunch

Oof — a week after PayPal announced plans to part ways with Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project and the related association of the same name, three more names are reportedly breaking away: eBay, Stripe and Mastercard. (Update: and now Visa!) In a comment to TechCrunch, a Stripe spokesperson leaves the door open for them to potentially […]

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Sophos said it is fixing a vulnerability in its Cyberoam firewall appliances, which a security researcher says can allow an attacker to gain access to a company’s internal network without needing a password. The vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely gain “root” permissions on a vulnerable device, giving them the highest level of access, by […]

Trump gets on Twitch – TechCrunch

Trump gets on Twitch – TechCrunch

The reelection campaign will be livestreamed. US president Donald Trump has joined Amazon-owned livestreaming platform Twitch. Twitch is best known as a social video streaming platform for gamers but does host other content, including politics. The verified DonaldTrump Twitch account, spotted earlier by Reuters, has just one video in the recent broadcast section so far: […]

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