New York licenses GMO Internet to issue the first JPY-pegged stablecoin –

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has approved Tokyo-based GMO Internet to launch GYEN, the first stablecoin pegged to the Japanese yen. GMO Internet, an internet conglomerate that … Read More

Building a structural DEI response to a systemic issue with Y-Vonne Hutchinson –

It’s time for another episode of Mixtape, where we take a look at diversity, inclusion, equity and the human labor that powers tech. This week we spoke to Y-Vonne Hutchinson, … Read More

Facebook hits pause on algorithmic recommendations for political and social issue groups –

With just days to go before the U.S. election, Facebook quietly suspended one of its most worrisome features. During Wednesday’s Senate hearing Senator Ed Markey asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg … Read More

WhatsApp resolves issue that exposed some users’ phone numbers in Google search results – TechCrunch

WhatsApp has resolved an issue that caused phone numbers of some of its users to appear in Google search results. The fix comes days after a researcher revealed that the … Read More