Within the crowded crypto industry’s deafening hype and bubbly scams, an economy of promoters is thriving, assisting with PR, marketing, moderation, and more (Erin Griffith/Wired)

Erin Griffith / Wired: Within the crowded crypto industry’s deafening hype and bubbly scams, an economy of promoters is thriving, assisting with PR, marketing, moderation,

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Snapchat now gives users the option to send their real-time location to a friend or request theirs, which shows up on the Snap Map and within message threads (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Snapchat now gives users the option to send their real-time location to a friend or request theirs, which shows up on

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Intel discloses new version of Spectre and Meltdown security flaws, labeled Variant 4, that uses a different method to extract info; patch coming within weeks (Alfred Ng/CNET)

Alfred Ng / CNET: Intel discloses new version of Spectre and Meltdown security flaws, labeled Variant 4, that uses a different method to extract info;

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German law requiring social media companies to take down hate speech within 24 hours prompts far right claims of lack of clarity, chilled speech, and censorship (Linda Kinstler/The Atlantic)

Linda Kinstler / The Atlantic: German law requiring social media companies to take down hate speech within 24 hours prompts far right claims of lack

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