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NOW IN TECH weekend edition: Twitter CEO is confident about Bitcoins
Ke Feng
By Ke Feng
Mar 26, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is confident about Bitcoin’s future

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told UK Sunday Times newspaper that Bitcoin is likely to become the single currency worldwide despite its recent market crash. Dorsey is now investing in a company called Lightning Labs, which is now developing technology to make Bitcoin faster and easier to be access by everyone. Dorsey believes that Bitcoin will replace our current currencies in 10 years, maybe even faster. 

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for “well-crafted” regulation amid Facebook’s scandal

Facebook is in big trouble! And cleaning up the mess might be even harder than Zuckerberg thinks. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, have already deleted the company’s Facebook account as a response to the scandal. Apple CEO recently also released a statement indicating that “well-crafted” regulation maybe needed and the situation caused by Facebook is “dire”. 

Craigslist terminated personal ads after new sex trafficking bill in America

Popular online ads site Craigslist recently stopped publishing personal ads after the Senate passed a new bill tackling sex trafficking. Over the past decade, Craigslist has long been considered a popular way for people to seek romantic connections, but the new bill fighting against online sex puts the site in an awkward position. Any tools can be misused, said Craigslist in a statement, and the company says their new move is to avoid potential risks in the future. 

After Disney, NBA is launching its streaming service 

Netflix may face another competitor after Disney announced its plan to launch a streaming service. Now a new player is entering the game. This week, NBA is announcing its new plan to go digital and the streaming service will allow users to watch season finale for only 99 cents. This may be good news for people who live far away from the stadiums, but is it really good that we do everything all in-doors? 

Apple is now building 13 new emojis representing people with disabilities 

Apple recently proposed 13 new emojis that could represent people with disabilities, making it total 45 options if you count skin tones. While many embrace apple for making emojis more inclusive, others consider it very offensive and inconsiderate. The new emojis will release by the end of 2018. 

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