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Recent articles by Jeff:

5 surprising consequences from a decade of Citizens United

Ten years ago, the Supreme Court issued a bombshell decision that tore up rules limiting what corporations could spend on political campaigns. Here are some of the consequences from that decision. → Read More

How Idaho became caviar country

Geopolitical and conservation concerns have opened up a high-end market for American fish farmers. → Read More

What does the Chief Justice do at the impeachment trial? John Roberts' role

For only the third time in history, the Senate will hold a trial of a sitting President beginning at 1 p.m. E.T. Tuesday. → Read More

‘Congress, you’re our last hope.’ Basecamp, PopSockets, Sonos, and Tile plead for antitrust action

Basecamp, PopSockets, Sonos, and Tile pleaded with the House Subcommittee on Antitrust to take action against Amazon, Apple, and Google. → Read More

A new Bitcoin boom? Grayscale reports record crypto investments for 2019

Institutional investors keep pouring into cryptocurrency. → Read More

Plaid purchase build's Visa's new monopoly

Visa now controls a big chunk of the future's financial infrastructure - and it's likely to use that against competitors. → Read More

How shadowy brokers allegedly launder billions for crypto criminals

OTC brokers facilitate a new wave of money laundering. → Read More

Ripple Raises $200 Million to Push Adoption of XRP Cryptocurrency

The giant investment may boost confidence in Ripple and XRP. → Read More

Minority Home Buyers Can Get Better Mortgage Rates From Algorithms

When computers offer better mortgage rates than loan officers. → Read More

Airport and Payment Facial Recognition Systems Fooled by Masks and Photos, Raising Security Concerns

An experiment by Kneron shows facial recognition is less secure than many think. → Read More

Meena Harris on Kamala Harris' Campaign: 'Women Aren't Allowed to Make Mistakes'

The standards are different for women on the Presidential trail says Kamala Harris' niece. → Read More

Crypto's Crown Prince Survived 'The Craziest Bubble Ever.' Now He's Ready For a Second Act

Polychain Capital's Olaf Carlson-Wee is trying to move past blockchain's wild and volatile start. → Read More

How Blockchain Will Shake Up the Financial World: 5 Questions for Author Alex Tapscott

A Q&A with Alex Tapscott, editor of the upcoming anthology, '"Financial Services Revolution," about the ways blockchain will change the financial industry. → Read More

Disinformation for Hire: How Russian PR Firms Plant Stories for Companies in U.K. News Outlets, Social Media

Welcome to the next phase of propaganda. → Read More

'Tom Terrific' and 'Blue Ivy': Are Celebrities Going Too Far to Trademark Names?

Celebrities like Beyonce and Tom Brady may be abusing trademark law. → Read More Used Scammers’ Profiles to Trick Its Dating Service Users, FTC Says

A lawsuit filed by the FTC alleges that used scammers' profiles to encourage its users to subscribe to the dating service or upgrade their free trials. → Read More

Thiel-Backed Investment Fund 1Confirmation Raises $45 Million for Crypto Bets

Crypto-focussed investment fund 1Confirmation is raising more money, and still waiting for a star company. → Read More

SoFi Launches Crypto Trading With Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin

The fin-tech company is joining a crowded field, offering commission-free cryptocurrency trading to its customers. → Read More

Startup Raises $4 Million to Secure Crypto Transactions Without an Internet Connection

A new way to keep the hackers out. → Read More

Ironclad, the 'Salesforce for Lawyers,' Raises $50 Million

A.I. could eventually change how attorneys write contracts, but this startup promises to keep track of the contracts they already have. → Read More