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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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Google teaches journalists to take their first steps in Real Time Content Insights and Google Trends

Reach journalists from Latin America, provide them with tools to accompany the digital transformation of the media and measure the traffic of their sites. These are the objectives of the monthly training via streaming of the Google News Initiative, Google’s global program to strengthen cross-platform journalism. The last training developed…

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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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Bitcoin is the “access drug” to stocks and commodities for Millennials

One of the positive results of the boom and bust of bitcoin has been to attract millennials to invest in traditional assets, according to a new study by eToro multi-asset and social-commerce brokerage firm. According to eToro, around 73% of the new investors that signed the firm in 2017 and…

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The Government of Seoul Launches a ‘Blocks Chain Governance Team’ for state services

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has launched the Seoul Block Chain Governance Team to explore the benefits of the blockchain in administrative services, reports Yonhap News on January 31. According to the report, team members are investigating the potential of blockchain applications in various government services, including the online voting system.…

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Google and WordPress join forces to support small media with a new publishing platform

For small, local and specialized media, having good publishing tools (and adapted to their needs) as content managers (CMS) is often a technical headache and an expense that they can not afford. Google has proposed to support them through an alliance with Automattic, WordPress developers, a platform on which 30%…

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Paywall model: Google and its opinion on the media that already charge for their news

The world’s media is increasingly interested in the option of monetizing its contents on the web. A standard bearer of this system is the “The New York Times”, media that charges for its news since March 2011. In that year, the president of the editor of the newspaper, The New…

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