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Fintech startups tackling every layer of banking stack, from core tech to KYC/AML, enable startups and companies like Apple to start adding financial services (Angela Strange/Andreessen Horowitz)

Angela Strange / Andreessen Horowitz: Fintech startups tackling every layer of banking stack, from core tech to KYC/AML, enable startups and companies like Apple to start adding financial services  —  This is an abbreviated version of a presentation I gave live at the a16z Summit in November 2019.  You can watch a video version on YouTube.

Profile of BlueDot, which uses AI to sift through news reports in 65 languages to detect and warn about infectious disease outbreaks like Wuhan Virus (Eric Niiler/Wired)

Eric Niiler / Wired: Profile of BlueDot, which uses AI to sift through news reports in 65 languages to detect and warn about infectious disease outbreaks like Wuhan Virus  —  The BlueDot algorithm scours news reports and airline ticketing data to predict the spread of diseases like those linked to the flu outbreak in China.

Appeals court reverses a lower court and reinstates a suit challenging constitutionality of sex-trafficking law FOSTA, finding plaintiffs have standing to sue (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Electronic Frontier Foundation: Appeals court reverses a lower court and reinstates a suit challenging constitutionality of sex-trafficking law FOSTA, finding plaintiffs have standing to sue  —  Judges Found Plaintiffs Have Standing to Sue  —  SAN FRANCISCO-A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of FOSTA …

An in-depth look at facial recognition technology, with a primer on how it works, who is using it in the US, and how to avoid it online and in public (The California Sunday Magazine)

The California Sunday Magazine: An in-depth look at facial recognition technology, with a primer on how it works, who is using it in the US, and how to avoid it online and in public  —  The controversial and nearly ever-present technology that could replace the fingerprint  —  From iPhones and Snapchat filters …

Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann launches Byte, a Vine-like short-form video app, on iOS and Android, aims to start its partner program to pay creators "soon" (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann launches Byte, a Vine-like short-form video app, on iOS and Android, aims to start its partner program to pay creators “soon”  —  Two years after Vine´s co-founder Dom Hofmann announced he was building a successor to the short-form video app, today Byte makes its debut on iOS and Android.
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