Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

Facebook’s blockchain recruitment drive continues, as the social network looks to hire a lead commercial counsel for its initiatives with the technology. A new job posting at the company’s career page says the position will be responsible for “drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts related our blockchain initiatives, including partnerships needed to launch […]

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Facebook Built an AI That’s a World-Class Expert on Porn

One thing you won’t be able to use Facebook’s new WhatsApp cryptocurrency for is buying or selling revenge porn on the social media platform. Facebook, the company revealed today, just made an AI that’s an expert on porn. It’s like U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart who famously said his threshold test for pornographic obscenity […]

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12 Markets Crypto Decentralization Can Actually Improve

Kyle Samani is a Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital, a thesis-driven cryptofund that invests in tokens reshaping entire sectors of the global economy. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  Over the last 20 years, a lot of companies have built large online marketplaces to connect buyers and sellers. Amazon, eBay, […]

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