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China Bans Bitcoin Executives From Leaving the Country, Miners "Preparing for the Worst
Chinese media is reporting executives of crypto exchanges have been ordered to not leave the country with a very rough translation stating: A number of informed sources say the executives of special currency trading platforms are not allowed to leave Beijing to cooperate with the investigation. In accordance with regulatory requirements, trading platform shareholders, the actual controller, executives and financial executives need to fully cooperate with the relevant work in the clean-up period in Beijing. Australias Financial Review (AFR)says the above has been confirmed with them by a source close to one of the biggest exchanges, Huobi, which told them its founder, Li Lin, was required to report to the authorities and cooperate with their work at any time.
Sep 19, 2017 8:32PM - Trustnodes (trustnodes.com)
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Founder Field Trips
A harsh reality of modern entrepreneurship is that most founders have never worked for a profitable company. For first time founders leaving engineering or product manager roles at large, profitable tech companies, many have never touched the monetization efforts within those orgs. And, many of the new VCs they choose to work with have neither worked at nor funded a profitable company.
Sep 19, 2017 6:13PM - Medium (medium.com)
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Stack Overflows developer salary calculator tells you how much money you should be making
Stack Overflow, the popular developer community and job board, is launching a new tool for developers today that will allow them to find out what other developers in their area are making. The data behind the new developer salary calculatoris based on information from the Stack Overflow community and the sites annual developer survey, which includes questions about salary data. For now, the service is only available for developers in the U.
Sep 19, 2017 3:26PM - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)
Patreon, which helps fans fund their favorite podcasters, video makers and other content creators, is getting new funding itself. The four-year-old startup has raised $60 million from a group led by Thrive Capital, which is re-joined by other previous backers including Index, CRV and Freestyle Capital. DFJ Growth is the new money in this round.
Sep 19, 2017 3:06PM - Recode (recode.net)
I dont repeat myself well. I want and need that stimulus of walking forward from one new world to another.
Sep 19, 2017 1:45PM - forbes.com (forbes.com)
Andy Serkis made his name playing digital characters in films such as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and Caesar in the Planet of the Apes reboots. And so it is fitting that Serkis digital effects studio, The Imaginarium Studios, and his game division, The Illuminati Studios, are creating a new video game based on the new movie series, dubbed Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier. The new title debuts this fall on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Sep 19, 2017 1:20PM - VentureBeat (venturebeat.com)
SAN FRANCISCO Sysamone Phaphon felt lucky when, after quitting her job in health care to start a tech company, she was approached by an investor at a pitch competition. It was only after the investor lured her on a business trip to New York that she realized theoffer to helpher raise money was a rusetosleep with her. Phaphonsays it's an all too common experience for Asian women to get sexually harassed in the tech industry, part of routine discrimination that hamperstheir careers.
Sep 19, 2017 9:09AM - USA TODAY (usatoday.com)
All the values that Silicon Valley professes are the values of the 60s. The big tech companies present themselves as platforms for personal liberation. Everyone has the right to speak their mind on social media, to fulfil their intellectual and democratic potential, to express their individuality.
Sep 19, 2017 5:06AM - the Guardian (theguardian.com)
This leak was delivered by someone with an ideological agenda, not someone looking at hard data, said Raj Shah, a White House spokesman. The actual report pursuant to the presidential memorandum shows that refugees with few skills coming from war-torn countries take more government benefits from the Department of Health and Human Services than the average population, and are not a net benefit to the U.S.
Sep 19, 2017 3:37AM - nytimes.com (nytimes.com)