How decentralized cryptonetworks, with better incentives for developers, can win against centralized platforms like Google in the next era of the internet (Chris Dixon)

Chris Dixon: How decentralized cryptonetworks, with better incentives for developers, can win against centralized platforms like Google in the next era of the internet  — 

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Inside the lives of social media stars’ parents who are mastering new platforms, dealing with shady agents, and focused on the physical safety of their kids (Taylor Lorenz/The Atlantic)

Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic: Inside the lives of social media stars’ parents who are mastering new platforms, dealing with shady agents, and focused on

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CES 2018 notes: massive investment in voice control across all platforms and gadgets, steady progress in “home of the future” tech, evolution of wireless, more (Steven Sinofsky/Learning By Shipping)

Steven Sinofsky / Learning By Shipping: CES 2018 notes: massive investment in voice control across all platforms and gadgets, steady progress in “home of the

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Sources: China is escalating clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting platforms that offer exchange-like services, following last year’s ban on exchanges (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: China is escalating clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting platforms that offer exchange-like services, following last year’s ban on exchanges  —  Focus on exchange-like

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The stature of Apple’s ecosystem at CES fades as Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant emerge as platforms of choice for third-party hardware makers (Ben Bajarin/Tech.pinions)

Ben Bajarin / Tech.pinions: The stature of Apple’s ecosystem at CES fades as Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant emerge as platforms of choice for third-party

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Texas-based Alkami, which develops mobile app platforms for banks and has ~4.5M users, raises $70M Series D led by General Atlantic (Katie Roof/TechCrunch)

Katie Roof / TechCrunch: Texas-based Alkami, which develops mobile app platforms for banks and has ~4.5M users, raises $ 70M Series D led by General

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