Jeff John Roberts, Fortune

Jeff John Roberts

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Recent:
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Past:
  • Yahoo
  • GigaOM

Recent articles by Jeff:

Red Flags for Robinhood

Robinhood Faces a Challenge Living Up to Its $7.6 Billion Valuation → Read More

Section 230: Big Tech's Favorite Legal Shield Is in Danger

Internet companies have long enjoyed immunity in court from what their users post. But the law that protects them harms their users. → Read More

Google Partners With Media Outlets to Launch an Audio News Service for Assistant

Google's new audio news service, Your News Update, is like a station full of short news podcasts and involves dozens of media partners, including CNN, Fox News, and NPR. → Read More

Online Bank HMBradley Offers 3% Interest Rate to High Savers

HMBradley is backed by PayPal founder Max Levchin. → Read More

Announcing Brainstorm Finance 2020: Fortune's Conference for Banking and Financial Technology

Next June, global leaders in FinTech, payments, cryptocurrency, and banking innovation will gather in Montauk, New York to debate and declaim on the future of money. → Read More

SEC Ushers in New Era By Allowing Blockchain-Based Stock Clearing

Clearing stocks with blockchain could free up billions in capital for brokerages including Credit Suisse, Instinet, and Société Générale. → Read More

Can Steamboat Ski Resort's Techy Taco Truck Help Stave Off Skiing's Decline?

Techy gimmicks are the ski industry’s latest attempt at making the sport cool again. → Read More

Facebook's Crypto Dreams Hang By a Thread

Zuckerberg's testimony failed to advance Project Libra's cause. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Says China Will Launch Digital Renminbi in Coming Months

A threat to the U.S. dollar? → Read More

Zuckerberg's Libra Testimony: 5 Things to Watch

Will Congress sink Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency after Mastercard, Visa, and PayPal have already pulled out? → Read More

Anita Hill Calls on Candidates to Address Gender Violence

Hill also addressed issues of family separation and the Brett Kavanaugh hearings at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit. → Read More

Susan Rice Calls Trump 'Erratic and Untruthful,' and Recounts Benghazi Fallout

Susan Rice learned her mediation skills during her turbulent childhood, the former National Security Advisor said Monday at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C. → Read More

Trump's Fed Pick Stephen Moore Announces New Cryptocurrency

If you can't join the Fed, why not start a competitor? → Read More

Investors Are Pouring Money Into Marijuana Software. Here's the Latest Startup to Get Funding

In the current marijuana gold rush, selling software is like selling pickaxes. → Read More

Crypto Investment Up 300% in Third Quarter, Grayscale Reports

Hedge funds pile into Bitcoin even as prices slump. → Read More

IRS's New Guidance on Cryptocurrency: What It Means for You

Have you benefitted from an airdrop or hard fork? Congrats—and pay up. → Read More

Robinhood Launches 2% Cash Account on Brokerage Accounts, Offer Debit Cards

Robinhood will now pay interest on cash in brokerage accounts and offer debit cards. → Read More

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal of Apple and University of Wisconsin Patent Case

A big patent win for Apple over the University of Wisconsin. → Read More

Twitter Took a Trump Tweet Down, but Should It Have? And Is Nickelback to Blame?

Twitter deleted a tweet by President Trump that contained the Nickelback photograph meme over a copyright claim, but was the post protected by 'fair use'? → Read More

Google Expands Its Coursera IT Training Course to 100 Community Colleges

Google plans to offer Coursera, its homegrown Information Technology support course, to community colleges in eight new states via a $3.5 million education grant. → Read More