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Jeff John Roberts

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Recent:
  • Fortune
  • Yahoo
Past:
  • GigaOM

Recent articles by Jeff:

The 3 Upcoming Supreme Court Cases That Could Change the Country

Bye bye, gerrymandering? Here are three upcoming Supreme Court cases to watch. → Read More

Pentagon Exposed 1.8 Billion Social Media Posts From Facebook and Twitter for Anyone to See

Amazon Web Services cloud data servers contain more 1.8 billion social media records stored by the Pentagon U.S. Central Command (Centcom). → Read More

Is the Government Waging an Out-of-Sight Fight With Apple on Encryption?

Is the Government Waging an Out-of-Sight Fight With Apple on Encryption? → Read More

Is the Government Waging an Out-of-Sight Fight With Apple Over Encryption?

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for November 18, 2017. → Read More

Bitcoin: Coinbase Goes Whale Hunting With $10M Custodian Service

Coinbase announced it will open a new custodian service aimed at large institutional investors like hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds. → Read More

Why Bitcoin Splits Are Both a Cash Windfall and a Tax Nightmare

Bitcoin Cash poses potential tax headaches for every bitcoin owner at a time when the IRS is getting more aggressive about digital currency. → Read More

Dog Parker Dog Houses in New York: Is Anyone Using Them?

Dog Parker dropped its $25 sign-up fee and now has free one-week trials. The company recently expanded to 45 locations. → Read More

Bitcoin Cash Crashes After Wild Weekend Surge

Bitcoin Cash, a would-be rival to the original bitcoin, briefly soared as high as $2,500 on Sunday—only to tumble nearly 60% → Read More

Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split

The price of a bitcoin went on a tear in response to news that proponents of a controversial "hard fork" had suspended their plans. → Read More

The FBI Can't Open the Phone of the Texas Church Shooter Devin Kelley

The FBI has flown the phone of the late Devin Kelley to Quantico, Va., for analysis but a forensic team has been unable to open it. → Read More

Study Says: Most People Aren't Using This Critical Security Feature

According to a survey conducted by the firm Duo Security, only 28% of people are using 2FA at all. → Read More

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin "Wave" to Brush $8,000

According to an analysis by Goldman Sachs, the price of bitcoin could reach "at least $7,941" and hover around that point for a while. → Read More

Bitcoin's Coming Split: What You Need to Know

Here's a Q&A to the coming bitcoin SegWit2X split. → Read More

Google Wins Ruling to Block Global Censorship Order from Canadian Court

A judge granted Google a temporary injunction from a Canadian ruling that blocks it from showing search results in the United States. → Read More

TransferWise Raises $280M for Global Expansion

TransferWise raised $280 million in a Series E round led by the venture capital firm IVP and the asset manager Old Mutual Global Investors. → Read More

Google Fixes 'Creepy' Docs Problem But Spying Fears Persist

A glitch in Google Docs resulted in users getting locked out of their documents for terms of service violations. → Read More

SEC Cracks Down on Celebrity ICOs. Look Out Paris Hilton, Mayweather

The SEC described how celebrities are using social media accounts to promote certain investments, and that such endorsements are unlawful. → Read More

Facebook Turned on Safety Check After a Truck Plowed Into People in New York City

Facebook's Safety Check has become a familiar occurrence in recent years in response to terror attacks in Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere. → Read More

Exclusive: This Cybersecurity Startup Raised $25M to Expand Dark Web Intel Service

Recorded Future just raised a $25 million Series E fund-raising round from Insight Partners to expand its operations. → Read More

Kodi Streaming Boxes Pose a Piracy Threat to Hollywood

Kodi-enabled Amazon Fire TV Sticks, many of which sell for around $75, represent the latest headache for Hollywood's anti-piracy efforts. → Read More