Two Top Level Executives Leave Facebook, FB Stock Dives Over 3%

Photo: Book Catalog / Flickr It is turning out to be a bad week for social media giant Facebook and its investors. Two successive events have come as a major blow to the company. This comes just in a week’s time after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined a new strategy for the company, last week….

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Lost Respect for Mark Zuckerberg, but Not Bitcoin

During his recent interview with Bloomberg on Wednesday, February 26, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak openly praised Bitcoin. Although not a crypto investor himself, he said that Bitcoin provides “massive value creation”. Steve Wozniak has been a long time supporter and proponent of Bitcoin (BTC). Last year in June 2018, Wozniak stated that he believes that Bitcoin…

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg goes on the defensive: 'We don't sell people's data'

Zuckerberg says the lack of a price tag on Facebook’s service has become an area of “complexity” when it comes to trying to understand its business model. He said Facebook selling user information on to advertisers would be “counter to our business interests.” Facebook’s claim that it doesn’t sell people’s data has been disputed by…

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Sheryl Sandberg reportedly told Facebook staff to research George Soros

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told the company’s communications staff to conduct research on the financial interests of liberal billionaire George Soros, the New York Times said Thursday. The request came after Soros bashed Facebook and Google in a January speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, calling them a “menace.” Facebook did…

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Gemalto And R3 To Develop Digital Identity Platform

Gemalto and R3 teamed up to create a self-sovereign identity platform. We explain why that matters. According to a September 18 press release, digital security firm Gemalto and blockchain solutions firm R3 have combined forces to create a self-sovereign digital ID called the Trust ID Network, to be stored on the R3 Corda blockchain. The…

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Censorship, Bans, and ETH Scams: Twitter Suspends Bitmain's Official Account

This week the Twitter handle @Bitmaintech was locked down because Twitter administrators claimed the account belongs to a 4-year-old. The Twitter handle’s owner and Bitmain’s head of marketing have complained to the social media company’s support team and Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey. The account lockdown marks the second high profile bitcoin-related account that’s been banned…

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Microsoft's top lawyer has some advice for Mark Zuckerberg

Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and chief counsel, spoke about the company’s antitrust case in the 1990s at the Code Conference on Tuesday. He said that every company needs to figure out when it’s no longer a start-up and become more willing to compromise. Smith also said that if companies don’t address the issues that people…

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What The Ridiculous Mark Zuckerberg Circus Shows Us, Russia Trump Troubles Escalate, And More…

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Mining Ban, Illegal Data on Blockchain, Facebook Data Wreckage, & More – YMB Podcast E234

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Facebook Debacle Raises Questions About How Blockchain Could Address Such Events

As Facebook users learn more about how their personal information ended up with an analytical outfit, crypto observers are weighing in on how Blockchain can address such events. Facebook’s data scandal, data mishandling, or whatever you want to call it has caused all kinds of commentary about privacy issues. Not to be left out of…

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