Day: June 2, 2021

Crypto exchange Kraken launches its mobile app in the US, with 50+ tokens to trade; the service won’t be available to WA or NY residents due to regulatory costs (MacKenzie Sigalos/CNBC)

MacKenzie Sigalos / CNBC:Crypto exchange Kraken launches its mobile app in the US, with 50+ tokens to trade; the service won’t be available to WA or NY residents due to regulatory costs  —  – Kraken, which launched in 2013, is bringing its mobile app to the U.S.  — Starting Wednesday, the new Kraken App allows …

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Censorship is becoming a crisis for social networks, as governments crack down on dissent and corporate content moderation stifles more speech than intended (Casey Newton/Platformer)

Casey Newton / Platformer:Censorship is becoming a crisis for social networks, as governments crack down on dissent and corporate content moderation stifles more speech than intended  —  It’s not just conservatives complaining any more.  The crackdowns are real, and getting worse  —  1 hr ago Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210602/p42#a210602p42

Critics worry Biden’s rural-first broadband strategy could leave urban America behind; 13.6M urban households don’t have broadband vs. 4.6M rural households (Eduardo Porter/New York Times)

Eduardo Porter / New York Times:Critics worry Biden’s rural-first broadband strategy could leave urban America behind; 13.6M urban households don’t have broadband vs. 4.6M rural households  —  Many more people in cities lack broadband access than in rural areas, but lawmakers are primarily focused on extending high-speed access to remote areas. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210602/p27#a210602p27

Intuit Reports Third Quarter Results and Raises Full Year Guidance; Grows Small Business Online Ecosystem Revenue 28 Percent in Third Quarter – Business Wire

Intuit Reports Third Quarter Results and Raises Full Year Guidance; Grows Small Business Online Ecosystem Revenue 28 Percent in Third Quarter  Business Wire Source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210525005789/en/Intuit-Reports-Third-Quarter-Results-and-Raises-Full-Year-Guidance-Grows-Small-Business-Online-Ecosystem-Revenue-28-Percent-in-Third-Quarter

Etsy says it is buying the fashion resale app Depop for $1.6B in an all cash deal (Elizabeth Paton/New York Times)

Elizabeth Paton / New York Times:Etsy says it is buying the fashion resale app Depop for $1.6B in an all cash deal  —  The acquisition is the latest to underscore the skyrocketing popularity of secondhand fashion platforms amid the pandemic.  —  Depop, the fashion resale marketplace beloved by Generation Z … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210602/p6#a210602p6