Andriy Tymchenko

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EU wants to require platforms to filter uploaded content (including code)

The EU is considering a copyright proposal that would require code-sharing platforms to monitor all content that users upload for potential copyright …

PR: A call for a cooperative Future of Europe

<b>On 11th of December, Cooperatives Europe released a Cooperative Call to Action on the Future of Europe to unlock the potential for a wider</b> …

Europe

Global shockwaves from electric cars will be here sooner rather than later

Governments, the oil industry and car makers are waking up to the profound changes battery-powered cars will bring<p>When Jaguar Land Rover followed in the tracks of Volvo last week with its shift to an electric-powered future, the car maker didn’t just talk about hybrids and batteries.<p>Its chief …

Automotive Industry

Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller’s Russia investigation

By Carol D. Leonnig<p>, Reporter<p>Ashley Parker<p>, Reporter<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>, Reporter<p>Tom Hamburger<p>, Reporter<p>Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his …

Donald Trump

Simulating a Decentralized Lightning Network with 10 Million Users

A recent post of Jonald Fyookball claimed to give mathematical proof that a lightning network (LN) cannot be large and still decentralized. In light …

Bitcoin

How Leaders Can Push Employees Without Stressing Them Out

One of the most interesting findings of a recent HBR article on team chemistry is that the types of people who become leaders within organizations are about 30% less likely than their coworkers to feel stressed out. As the CEO of a small investment firm, I was surprised by the finding, but as I …

6 Ways to Make Hard Decisions Easier as a Leader

You're the one who has to make the call, and the one who has to deal with the consequences. Which way will you go?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is mentally and emotionally demanding. Not only will you need to temper your emotions to keep your team inspired, …

Leadership

5 things you should remember if you're a young boss with older employees

You are likely to be in charge of people who have a range of different skills, different personalities, and different ages.<p>At some point, you'll probably have to manage someone who is older than you. This can get a little awkward to say the least.<p>According to Juliet Hailstone, senior product …

Employment

As New Zealand Courts Tech Talent, Isolation Becomes a Draw

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — In the South Pacific, software no longer needs a hard sell.<p>New Zealand has long wanted to be a tech hub, but distance was an issue. Now, at a moment of political upheaval around the globe, that isolation has become a selling point.<p>A municipal program to fly in 100 …

IBM unveils Blockchain as a Service based on open source Hyperledger Fabric technology

IBM unveiled its “Blockchain as a Service” today, which is based on the open source Hyperledger Fabric, version 1.0 from The Linux Foundation.<p>IBM Blockchain is a public cloud service that customers can use to build secure blockchain networks. The company introduced the idea last year, but this is …

Blockchain

House GOP would let employers demand workers' genetic test results

“What this bill would do is completely take away the protections of existing laws,” said Jennifer Mathis, director of policy and legal advocacy at …

Cloudflares With a Chance of Goatse

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, Cloudflare had a case of CloudBleed, causing what amounts to a massive privacy violation for <i>any</i> site that happened …

Help Us Map TrumpWorld

No American president has taken office with a giant network of businesses, investments, and corporate connections like that amassed by Donald J. Trump. His family and advisers have touched a staggering number of ventures, from a hotel in Azerbaijan to a poker company in Las Vegas.<p>So we compiled a …

Helsinki's first electric buses hit the road

Helsinki bus driver Aino-Maija Nurmiainen gave the new electric buses a spin for the first time last week.<p>”It was quite exciting, but I’ve gotten …

First Amendment Defense Act Would Be 'Devastating' for LGBTQ Americans

Earlier this month, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Senator Mike Lee of Utah, through his spokesperson, told Buzzfeed they plan to reintroduce an embattled bill that barely gained a House hearing in 2015. But this time around, they said, the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) was likely to succeed …

Note to Breitbart: Earth Is Not Cooling, Climate Change Is Real and Please Stop Using Our Video to Mislead Americans

News<p>Note to Breitbart: Earth Is Not Cooling, Climate Change Is Real and Please Stop Using Our Video to Mislead Americans<p>December 06 2016 02:15 PM …

Climate Change

Let the people lighten energy load with citizen-owned schemes

Urgent climate action must be taken and communities are willing to participate in their own electricity production – if the incentives are right<p>The challenge of climate change is global and it demands action on an international scale, such as the Paris Agreement. But a large part of the solution …

Donald Trump, citing no evidence, claims "millions" of people voted illegally in the 2016 election

President-elect Donald Trump is alleging that he would have won the nation’s popular vote if it weren’t for the “millions of people who voted …

Jill Stein Can’t ‘Guarantee’ Money Will Go to Recount, Changes $$$ Goal

Before you donate to Green Party candidate <b>Jill Stein</b>‘s effort to demand a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, you may want to read the …

Jill Stein

Want to Know if the Election was Hacked? Look at the Ballots

<i>You may have read at NYMag that I’ve been in discussions with the Clinton campaign about whether it might wish to seek recounts in critical states.</i> …

Cybersecurity

Brexit and Trump have exposed the left’s crucial flaw: playing by the rules | Jonathan Freedland

If the leavers or the alt-right had lost the vote, they would be howling. The remain camp and the Democrats must learn a tactical lesson – sheer ruthlessness<p>Join me in a little thought experiment. Imagine, if you would, that the Brexit referendum had gone the other way, 48% voting to leave and 52% …

George Takei: They interned my family. Don't let them do it to Muslims.

By George Takei<p>There is dangerous talk these days by those who have the ear of some at the highest levels of government. Earlier this week, Carl Higbie, an outspoken Trump surrogate and co-chair of Great America PAC, gave an interview with Megyn Kelly of Fox News. They were discussing the notion of …

Bursting the Facebook bubble: we asked voters on the left and right to swap feeds

Social media has made it easy to live in filter bubbles, sheltered from opposing viewpoints. So what happens when liberals and conservatives trade realities?<p>Support our independent journalism with a contribution or by becoming a member<p>The 2016 election took place under the spectre of a bubble. Not …

"Hitler's only kidding about the antisemitism" New York Times, 1922

"Several reliable, well-informed sources confirmed the idea that Hitler's anti-Semitism was not so genuine or violent as it sounded, and that he was …

Gawker.com to End Operations Next Week

After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week. The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision …

Peter Thiel

This is what’s missing from journalism right now

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>This June, we published a big story—Shane Bauer’s account of his four-month stint as …

Superblocks: how Barcelona is taking city streets back from cars

Modern cities are ruled by cars. Streets are designed for them; bikers, pedestrians, vendors, hangers-out, and all other forms of human life are pushed to the perimeter in narrow lanes or sidewalks. Truly shared spaces are confined to parks and the occasional plaza. This is such a fundamental …

Texas mom uncovers massive culture of corruption and sex scandals at US Secret Service

Malia Litman of Dallas TX describes herself as a stay-at-home mom. Unlike most moms (or dads, or anyone for that matter) she has spent $100,000 suing …