Tuesday, May 11, 2021
How the Colonial Pipeline Became a Vital Artery for Fuel

How the Colonial Pipeline Became a Vital Artery for Fuel

This gave them a huge competitive advantage over the east coast refineries, which imported oil from the northeast or by rail from North Dakota...
Dozens of state prosecutors tell Facebook to stop its plans for a children’s version of Instagram.

Dozens of state prosecutors tell Facebook to stop its plans for a children’s version...

Attorneys-general for 44 states and jurisdictions urged Facebook to end plans to create a version of Instagram for young children, citing concerns about mental...
Signalling that privacy is coming to DeFi, Sienna Network raises $11.2M for its platform – TechCrunch

Signalling that privacy is coming to DeFi, Sienna Network raises $11.2M for its platform...

Last week we saw some major backing for the Secret Network's blockchain when major blockchain players, Arrington Capital and Blocktower Capital, invested in the...
Hacked Pipeline May Stay Shut for Days, Raising Concerns About Fuel Supply

Hacked Pipeline May Stay Shut for Days, Raising Concerns About Fuel Supply

HOUSTON - The operator of the largest Texas-New York oil pipeline that was shut down after a ransomware attack declined on Sunday to say...
Clubhouse finally launches its Android app – TechCrunch

Clubhouse finally launches its Android app – .

Clubhouse finally has an Android app that you can download from the Play Store - assuming you live in the US The voice-based social network...
Online Cheating Charges Upend Dartmouth Medical School

Online Cheating Charges Upend Dartmouth Medical School

HANOVER, N.H. — Sirey Zhang, a first-year student at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, was on spring break in March when he received an...
How Duolingo became a $2.4B language unicorn – TechCrunch

How Duolingo became a $2.4B language unicorn – .

At the heart of Duolingo is its mission: to scale free education and increase income potential through language learning. However, the same mission...
Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

Since Colonial is privately owned, there is less pressure than a public company to reveal details. However, as the manager of an important...
How one founder realized the potential of sustainable energy stored deep below our feet – TechCrunch

How one founder realized the potential of sustainable energy stored deep below our feet...

On this week's Found podcast, we sat down with Dandelion Co-Founder and President Kathy Hannun. Kathy came up with the idea for Dandelion...
The Separate Worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

The Separate Worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

“It was a constant stress point in the foundation. It was Warren who put it down, but Bill's appetite is always, "We should...

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Feeling Stuck on Twitter and Facebook? So Is Everyone Else.

Feeling Stuck on Twitter and Facebook? So Is Everyone Else.

Stuckness is also the inevitable result of a commercialized social and civic space built only to grow. Stuckness isn't exactly the same as...
When It Comes to Taxes, Being Tracked Can Be a Good Thing

When It Comes to Taxes, Being Tracked Can Be a Good Thing

This article is part of our new series of Currents, which examines how rapid advances in technology are changing our lives.Two months ago, Jeff...
How the Colonial Pipeline Became a Vital Artery for Fuel

How the Colonial Pipeline Became a Vital Artery for Fuel

This gave them a huge competitive advantage over the east coast refineries, which imported oil from the northeast or by rail from North Dakota...