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Recent articles by Robert:

Coinbase Buys Bitcoin Startup, Hires CEO as Chief Technology Officer's Balaji Srinivasan is joining Coinbase as a top exec. → Read More

Vero: the Ad-Free Anti-Facebook Created by a Lebanese Billionaire

Lebanese billionaire Ayman Hariri created an app Vero as an Instagram and Facebook killer that does not cater to advertisers. → Read More

Next Steps for Venture Capital Firm Greycroft's Bitcoin Bet: South Africa, the Emirates, Ethereum

BitPesa CEO Elizabeth Rosiello discusses her Greycroft-funded Bitcoin company's upcoming plans, which include South Africa and Ethereum. → Read More

Exclusive: CA Technologies Is Buying a Startup to Bolster App Security

The new tools are designed to help developers build safer software. → Read More

Google, Facebook, Twitter: Big Tech's Cryptocurrency Conspiracy

Why are Google, Facebook, and Twitter banning cryptocurrency-related activities on their platforms? → Read More

It Started With the Rockefellers. Now It's Taking on Crypto

Storied venture capital firm Venrock is teaming up with a crypto group to build blockchain businesses, says partner David Pakman on Fortune’s second episode of “Balancing The Ledger.” → Read More

Shh...A Quieter Supersonic Jet Is on Its Way

NASA just awarded Lockheed Martin a $247.5 million contract to build the experimental aircraft. → Read More

How Panera Bread Fumbled Its Data Leak—And What to Learn From Its Mistakes

5 lessons to draw from Panera Bread's embarrassing missteps. → Read More

JPMorgan's Blockchain Chief Is Setting Out on Her Own

JPMorgan Chase bank's blockchain lead Amber Baldet is leaving the company to pursue her own venture. → Read More

Facebook Put 'Shotgun' in My Food-Related Ad Interests. Why?

I don't know whether to be creeped out or perplexed. → Read More

Facebook’s Troubles Underscore Blockchains’ Opportunity

Could a distributed social network displace Zuck’s network? We discuss the possibility in the inaugural episode of Fortune’s new finance and technology show, "Balancing The Ledger." → Read More

Cyber Saturday—The Case For and Against #DeleteFacebook

We delve into the case for and against deleting Facebook (#deletefacebook), which Elon Musk and WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton champion. → Read More

Data Sheet—As Dropbox Goes Public, Here's What Sets the Tech Giant Apart

Tech giant Dropbox has raised its share price to $21 apiece in preparation for its IPO, despite the stock market rout. → Read More

Data Sheet—After Thrashing the News Business, Google Seeks to Make Amends

After helping dismantle journalism and publishing business models, Google is setting aside $300 million for its Google News Initiative. → Read More

Expedia's Orbitz Says Data Breach Affects 880,000 Payment Cards

Hackers may have had access to customers' personal information since Jan. 2016. → Read More

Data Sheet—Facebook, Uber, and Tronc Have a Terrible Day in Techland

The tech industry closed out winter with a terrible day: Facebook controversies, Uber's fatal accident, and Tronc CEO's resignation. → Read More

What to Know About 2018's First Big Tech IPO

Zscaler, a cyber firm that competes with Cisco and Symantec, beat Spotify and Dropbox to the market with the first big tech IPO of 2018. → Read More

Russia's Power Plant Hacks, Zscaler IPO, Equifax Insider Trading

This is your Cyber Saturday tech newsletter for March 17, 2018. → Read More

IBM, Cloudflare Join Forces to Take on Amazon Web Services

IBM is teaming up with billion-dollar tech startup Cloudflare in a reseller partnership that takes aim at Amazon Web Services cloud. → Read More

Chipmaker Soap Opera, Equifax Credit Freezes, Blockchain Definitions

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for March 10, 2018. → Read More