Amazon could be the next big tech firm to find itself in the eye of a data privacy storm.
- This year the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, implicating Facebook and creating mass data privacy concern.
- Concerns have been raised of Amazon user information being leaked to third parties on a regular basis.
- With the amount of sensitive information and huge number of users on the Amazon platform, this is no small concern.
Research shows that employers are working to find more talent in the blockchain space, and they're willing to pay higher rates for it.
- A study by Glassdoor found that demand for blockchain work has risen 300% since last year.
- Glassdoor reported the median starting salary for blockchain job openings was over $32,000 higher than the median US salary, an increase of 61.8%.
- Despite the issues in the current crypto market, blockchain technology appears to have a bright future.
The new offices will be built in New York's Long Island City and Viriginia's Arlington.
- Amazon will receive more than $2 billion in incentives from the two states.
- The company plans to create a total of 50,000 jobs at an average wage of $150,000.
- The announcement has caused controversy, raising concerns about rising rent prices and potentially lost resources in communities surrounding the upcoming developments.
What is a blockchain phone, and why would anyone want one?
- Sirin Labs' Finney and the HTC's Exodus are set to become the first blockchain phones on the market.
- In the long-term, blockchain phones could be used to increase our security and shift the control of our data away from large corporations back to the individual users.
- In the future, it is likely that the concept could become mainstream due to the benefits it provides.
How the U.N. hatched the most ambitious plan in the world.
- The United Nation's goals by 2030 are to eliminate world hunger, provide universal healthcare, and more.
- Research shows that there is more than enough money to build a future that is smart, fair and sustainable.
- Like the moon-landing in 1969, these goals are achievable... if people can work together.
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