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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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Microsoft, Apple and Google want to conquer the world of videogames

Silicon Valley suddenly seems to take video games very seriously. Microsoft, Apple, Google and Snap have revealed new gaming services in recent weeks. Now that the acceleration of the growth of the last decade led by smartphones begins to lose steam, the industry faces the greatest period of renewal and…

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Google withdraws Hong Kong protester role play from Play Store · Global Voices

The Chinese version of the report was published in The Stand News on October 10, 2019. The English version was published in Global Voices as part of a content association agreement. A mobile application role-playing game with an argument based on recent protests in Hong Kong was suspended from Google…

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When do Google, Apple, Samsung and Amazon recognize that they can share your data with the authorities

As time goes by we realize how much many social networks and internet services know about us thanks to the information we have been providing for years. Something that becomes scandalous if you are a person jealous of your privacy. But, despite the fact that this type of personal data…

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Are the digital voice assistants of Google, Apple and Amazon safe for the privacy of their users?

A series of privacy errors in recent months have raised new concerns about the future of digital voice assistants, a growing market considered by some to be the next frontier of computing. Recent incidents involving devices from Google, Apple and Amazon giants show that despite the strong growth in the…

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Why the USA government investigating on the four technological giants

For a long time, the Internet giants have been targeted because of the enormous amount of information they manage and the way they protect the data of millions of users around the world. For that reason, in Washington, politicians of all spaces, allied to give a new battle against the…

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