Daily Crunch: A closer look at Facebook and Libra
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Facebook unveiled a cryptocurrency called Libra yesterday. Romain Dillet looks at the company’s announcement and concludes that the current governance model and blockchain implementation seems closer to banks than bitcoin.
In other words, it looks like a blockchain but it’s not a real blockchain. It’s not truly decentralized.
In the past three years, Apple says it has expanded repair coverage to three times as many U.S. locations, thanks to third-party partnerships. Those locations now include almost 1,000 Best Buys.
The housing crisis in the Bay Area, particularly in San Francisco, is a complex and controversial topic, with no one-size-fits-all solution — but a check for a billion dollars is about as close as you’re going to get.
Good news for Apple Watch owners who don’t want to clutter up their Watch with unused apps.
Duffel says it will be a B2B offering, allowing individual travel agents at large online travel management companies and tour operators to offer a “seamless travel experience” to their end customers, making the booking experience simpler, faster and cheaper.
The feature is designed to be used in a split-screen experience while YouTube viewers watch a makeup tutorial.
The examples of tech companies “doing it right” on diversity and inclusion are few and far between, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth trying. (Extra Crunch membership required.)Link to source