Day: April 27, 2021

IRS arrests a Russian-Swedish citizen in LA for laundering 1.2M+ bitcoins over 10 years when he allegedly ran Bitcoin Fog, which remains online after his arrest (Andy Greenberg/Wired)

Andy Greenberg / Wired:IRS arrests a Russian-Swedish citizen in LA for laundering 1.2M+ bitcoins over 10 years when he allegedly ran Bitcoin Fog, which remains online after his arrest  —  The alleged administrator of Bitcoin Fog kept the dark web service running for 10 years before the IRS caught up with him. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210427/p46#a210427p46

An overview of Tuesday’s Senate hearing on algorithms and Section 230 reform, where lawmakers focused less on sound bites and crawled closer to solutions (Taylor Hatmaker/TechCrunch)

Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:An overview of Tuesday’s Senate hearing on algorithms and Section 230 reform, where lawmakers focused less on sound bites and crawled closer to solutions  —  Rather than a CEO-slamming sound bite free-for-all, Tuesday’s big tech hearing on algorithms aimed for more of a listening session vibe — and in that sense it …

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Greenlight, which offers debit cards for kids and has 3M parents and kids with accounts, raises $260M Series D led by a16z, nearly doubling valuation to $2.3B (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch:Greenlight, which offers debit cards for kids and has 3M parents and kids with accounts, raises $260M Series D led by a16z, nearly doubling valuation to $2.3B  —  Greenlight, the fintech company that pitches parents on kid-friendly bank accounts, has raised $260 million in a Series D funding round … Source: …

Greenlight, which offers debit cards for kids and has 3M parents and kids with accounts, raises $260M Series D led by a16z, nearly doubling valuation to $2.3B (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch) Read More »