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Fake News Isn’t The Greatest Threat To Democracy. Total Transparency Is.

Staying afloat in today’s flood of information means understanding the subtle relationship between transparency and trust. And it is not what you might think ― the more transparency, the more trust. The reality is the opposite: when

Discovery Communications’ CEO, David Zaslav, Has A Plan

Perhaps, when you look beyond the headlines, you may think he has the clearest vision of how historic media properties can evolve and reinvent themselves in the new digital world. Yes, this is about the company’s $14.6

Verizon, Comcast Approach 21st Century Fox About Acquiring Assets

Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with

Freelancing Is Not Easier Than “Regular” Work

Freelancing, or at least moving to a freelance economy has provided us not with answers for the work-force that has bound us, but with more questions and uncertainty. Don’t get me wrong, as a designer I am

Facebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach ‘Jew Haters’

Want to market Nazi memorabilia, or recruit marchers for a far-right rally? Facebook’s self-service ad-buying platform had the right audience for you. Until this week, when we asked Facebook about it, the world’s largest social network enabled

Bitcoin is working well for some big-ticket purchases despite its volatility

Even as some of the world’s most influential investors denounce bitcoin, the digital currency has steadily moved from the “dark web” into the real world and demonstrated where it may be most practical: big payments. CNBC spoke

More than $30 million worth of cryptocurrency was just stolen by hackers, company says

Tether, a start-up that offers dollar-backed digital tokens, claimed Monday that its systems had been hacked, according to cryptocurrency news site CoinDesk. Tether reportedly claimed $30.95 million worth of its tokens had been stolen. According to a

Amazon should buy Rite Aid so it can start selling drugs, Cowen analyst suggests

Amazon should acquire Rite Aid to obtain state pharmacy licenses and add a regulatory-cleared infrastructure, according to one Wall Street analyst on Tuesday. If Amazon were to launch pharmacies in Whole Foods, on Prime and Prime Now,

DOJ’s lawsuit to sink AT&T-Time Warner deal is shortsighted in age of Amazon, Netflix

The government is myopic in its argument against the AT&T-Time Warner merger and doesn’t comprehend the significant competitive threat from internet disruptors in the digital age. The Justice Department sued on Monday to block AT&T’s merger with

New York attorney general slams the FCC for ‘refusal to assist’ in net neutrality investigation

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman published an open letter on Tuesday criticizing the Federal Communications Commission for its lack of cooperation while his office investigates an alleged online disinformation scheme centered around the plan to repeal