Steve Gillmor's Top Stories

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  1. You Don't Get to the 21st Century by Arresting Journalists
    I was not shocked utterly last week that Washington Post Iran correspondent, and my friend, Jason Rezaian, his wife Yeganeh Salehi and two other journalists were arrested without charges or explanation. He knows that there is not one Iran, that...
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  2. Introducing Stellar
    Stellar is a decentralized protocol for sending and receiving money in any pair of currencies. This means users can, for example, send a transaction from their Yen balance and have it arrive in Euros, Yen, or even bitcoin. We’re expecting to support...
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  3. Showtime for Vocativ
    Vocativ, the news organization that promises to mine the “deep web” for stories of global interest that cannot be found using traditional reporting methods, is advancing its television operation. The digital media company is poised to announce a deal...
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  4. Twitter may be considering a Facebook-style feed - but would that help its growth or derail it?
    After a couple of quarters that had analysts and investors concerned about its growth potential, Twitter managed to turn in a fairly strong performance in the most recent quarter — with more than 120-percent growth in revenue. Some power Twitter...
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  5. @Twitter acquires @MitroCo, a password security startup; Mitro helps several people
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