[INSIDERS] 5 Tech Info to Shine in Society

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North Korea is closely interested in bitcoin: it must be said, between the recent price records and the big international atmosphere following Kim Jung-Un’s latest nuclear tests, that hoarding cryptocurrency can be a tactic to get around UN sanctions and recover foreign currency.

According to a report from the security company Firm Eye, North Korea state hackers have carried out at least three attacks on South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges since May, in order to steal bitcoin funds. Strong suspicions thus weigh on the origin of the attacks on Yapizon ($ 5.3 million in stolen bitcoins) and Bithumb (30,000 compromised accounts). North Korea has been practicing hacking on an international scale for several years. Some IT specialists believe that WannaCry, the ransomware which made the headlines last May, is said to be from North Korea. To read on Quartz: North Korea is bullish on bitcoin, and state hackers are getting in on the action

Without transition, on the ICO side, note a raise of $ 2.3 million for doc.ai, during its presale of tokens named Neurons, from 10 investors, including the co-founder of the Ethereum exchange protocol. Doc.ai is a health startup that uses artificial intelligence and blockchain, to do preventive and predictive health via a chatbot. A public sale of Neurons is scheduled for September 28. Doc.ai was present at the leader.rs paris conference, which FrenchWeb had covered.

According to The Next Web, the WhatsApp messaging platform will soon give its users the opportunity to catch up on messages before reading. Advanced tests around the functionality “Delete for everyoneWere unveiled by the specialized blog WABetainfo, which had already spotted the certification of accounts recently. According to the captures obtained by the blog, in addition to the messages, the deletion would also concern the notifications.

This is Ars Technica who tells us the news: the California Bureau of Cannabis Control has prohibited any delivery of marijuana by means of an autonomous, ground or flying vehicle. According to the regulatory text unveiled this Wednesday:

“Deliveries may be made only in person by enclosed motor vehicle. Cannabis goods may not be visible to the public during deliveries. Cannabis goods may not be left in an unattended motor vehicle unless the vehicle has an active alarm system. Vehicles used for delivery must have a dedicated, active GPS device that enables the dispensary to identify the geographic location of the vehicle during delivery. ”

The regulations thus put a stop to the few start-ups that had already positioned themselves in this niche, such as MDelivers, Eaze or Tree Delivery, since the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in California, pronounced last November.

According to Techcrunch, several corroborating sources would indicate that Facebook is currently working on a mentoring feature, bringing the mentor closer to his student via several criteria: friends, location, training, profession… A project that would align in the logic of Mark Zuckerberg to encourage members to grow their network beyond their known circle of contacts, and also hunt on LinkedIn lands.

A detailed analysis to read here: Facebook is testing a feature for mentorships between users

The article of Capital never ceases to make waves. After the forum signed by a collective brought together by the Girlz in Web association, it was the turn of several digital women and men from Silicon Valley to come together to support diversity in the world of entrepreneurship and digital. The purpose of this meeting was to “mark once again the great solidarity that exists between entrepreneurs, whatever the country where they live, their gender or their culture ”.

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In addition, Melinda Gates publishes a column in Recode, intended to move the lines for a more diverse representation, especially in the investment sector, by interviewing 4 women on actions that could help in this direction. You can read it here: Closing the gender gap in venture capital deserves our immediate and sustained attention