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From product development, blockchain to Startups, find all the curated tech news here

China Aims to Be the World’s Dominant Blockchain Power – With Help From Google, Amazon and Microsoft | Coin Desk

A state-backed blockchain infrastructure project from China aims to be the dominant internet services provider for decentralized applications (dapps). Its first-mover advantage is significant, as are the geopolitical risks. The project, called the Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), is expanding globally as U.S.-China relations become increasingly tense. BSN is a Chinese state-sanctioned blockchain project, but few may realize the network is supported by U.S. technology companies

Top Picks

Exclusive insights and must-reads on Blockchain, Design and emerging tech trends

Cryptodollars Are A Good Start, But The U.S. Needs A Blockchain Policy | Forbe

Blockchain technology, and the crypto asset ecosystem, might seem like an abstract idea or concept to business people, individuals, or entrepreneurs who are not immersed in the space on an everyday basis. That said, it is difficult to overstate just how important blockchain technology, and its related applications, will be for the wider economy now and going forward.

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Facebook’s ‘Red Team’ Hacks Its Own AI Programs | Wired

Facebook depends heavily on moderation powered by artificial intelligence, and it says the tech is particularly good at spotting explicit content. But some users found they could sneak past Instagram’s filters by overlaying patterns such as grids or dots on rule-breaking displays of skin. That meant more work for Facebook's human content reviewers. Facebook’s AI engineers responded by training their system to recognize banned images with such patterns, but the fix was short-lived.