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Hacking the websites responsible for election information is so easy an 11 year-old did it

It’s time to talk about election security. Over the weekend at Def Con, the annual hacker convention in Las Vegas to discuss some of the…

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Report Suggests Renaming Austin, TX, Cites Stephen F. Austin’s Views On Slavery

The city of Austin’s Equity Office looked into confederate monuments and pro-slavery names in Texas and suggested changing the capital city’s name, in a report…

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Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million

ScaleFactor, the Techstars alumnus that’s selling accounting and payroll management software as a service, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding as…

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3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next?

Jon Stokes Contributor More posts by this contributor How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state How Intel missed the iPhone revolution…

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Episcopal Church Allows Priests To Perform Same-Sex Marriages, Even If Their Bishops Object

10:04 PM 07/13/2018Joshua Gill | Religion Reporter share on facebook tweet this share Share Print Reddit Share Email WhatsApp The Episcopal Church approved a measure…

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Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly? Not a minimalist? Startups…

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GOAT launches electric scooters in Austin

Dockless electric scooter company GOAT has launched in Austin after receiving official permits from the city’s transportation department for its pilot program. Unlike what’s happened…

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For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for…

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Whitney Wolfe Herd doesn’t care what she’s supposed to do

It’s 4:55pm Central Time on a Tuesday at Bumble headquarters in Austin, Texas. Whitney Wolfe Herd, the 28-year-old founder and CEO of the woman-led dating app…

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In a bid to corner supply, Bird locks in exclusive deals with the biggest scooter vendors

It seems like all is fair in love and scooter wars. In the battle royal to become the last dock-less scooter startup standing (and un-besmirched…

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Update: In a bid to corner supply, Bird locks in exclusive deals with the biggest scooter vendors

Update: This story has been updated to indicate that the contract between Bird and its suppliers is worth tens of millions of dollars. It seems…

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Update: Bird buys more scooters

Update: This story has been updated to indicate that the deal is worth tens of millions not hundreds of millions and includes comment from other…

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