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Recent articles by Jeff:

Whoops: ISIS Backers Reveal Location on Instagram

ISIS accounts forgot to omit geo-location data while using Instagram's "Stories" feature. → Read More

Facebook Says It Will Share Russian Ads With Congress

A Facebook executive explained the company will release details about the ads because of the "extraordinary investigation" by Congress. → Read More

Big Pharma Turns to Blockchain to Track Meds

The MediLedger Project is creating blockchain tools to manage pharmaceutical supply chains. → Read More

Netflix Cease-and-Desist to ‘Stranger Things’ Bar Is an Internet Hit

Netflix didn't respond with bombastic threats of fines and prison time when a Stranger Things bar opened up. → Read More

Judge Says Customers Can Sue Over Face Scans

A federal judge this week delivered a key victory for customers who claim the digital scrapbook company Shutterfly violated their privacy → Read More

Amazon Emails Customers With Fake Baby News

Millions of Amazon customers received a surprise email on Tuesday with the good news that a baby gift was on the way. → Read More

Facebook Under Fire for Removing Reports of Ethnic Cleansing

Facebook, in response to a controversy over Myanmar, confirmed the company made "errors" in removing the posts. → Read More

Bad to Worse: Equifax Was Hit by Earlier Breach

Sources report that the credit bureau suffered a major hacking attack in March—months earlier than the July breach it disclosed on Sept. 7 → Read More

5 Big Bitcoin Crashes: What We Learned

Fortune offers a closer look at this month's bitcoin crash and four other major price shocks—as well as likely explanations for all of them. → Read More

Bitcoin Roars Back to $4,000

On Monday, bitcoin appeared to be shaking off investors' anxiety over a cryptocurrency crackdown by the Chinese government. → Read More

Why Equifax Executives Will Get Away With the Worst Data Breach in History

Despite the worst data breach in history, Equifax is beyond the reach of criminal law. → Read More

Why a Popular Salad Chain Stopped Using Cash

When customers visit the dozens of Sweetgreen stores they must swipe a card or pay with the company's app. → Read More

Here Come the Equifax Scammers

The FTC said "Equifax isn't calling," and warned people to beware of phone calls impersonating credit bureau staff. → Read More

Think Bitcoin Is a Bubble? 5 Ways to Short It

Here are five approaches bears can use to short bitcoin, including margin trading and contracts. → Read More

Why I Won't Use Face ID on the New Apple iPhone X

The iPhone X's Face ID is an impressive new technology but the potential risks are just too great. → Read More

Jamie Dimon Beats Up on Bitcoin, Says It’s ‘a Fraud’

J.P. Morgan"s Jamie Dimon was at it again, unleashing a tirade about what he sees as the flaws of the digital currency. → Read More

New Security Features on Apple’s iPhone 8 and iOS 11: What You Need to Know

Here is an overview of the security changes for Apple iOS 11 and the new iPhones. → Read More

The Diamond Industry Is Obsessed With the Blockchain

How to guarantee the provenance of a stone? A digital ledger. Here's how diamond industry is using the blockchain technology. → Read More

Why Celebrities Like Mayweather Could Face Legal Trouble Over ICOs

The celebrities risk tripping over securities laws and, according to legal experts, putting themselves in legal jeopardy with the SEC. → Read More

How an IBM Computer Picks U.S. Open Highlights

U.S. Open began relying on IBM's artificial intelligence tool, Watson, to watch the games and pluck out the highlights. → Read More