Tech & Science Daily: Crypto crash & Hillary Clinton at London Tech Week

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Many major cryptocurrencies have fallen by up to a quarter of their value.

Bitcoin in particular crashed below to its lowest levels since the end of 2020.

The Evening Standard’s Tech Reporter, Simon Hunt, explains what exactly has been happening as well as the fallout from it.

We bring you more from London Tech Week as a Pledge global campaign to increase funding for underrepresented founders gets support from none other than Hillary Clinton.

The former US Secretary of State also called on there to be more diversity at the top of big tech companies.

Spotify forms a new ‘safety council’ to look at moderating content following the Joe Rogan controversy from earlier this year.

The new council will look at policies but won’t make decisions about specific content or creators.

The Marine Conservation Society is calling on specific fishing bans for marine protected areas in the UK. Research shows one in four scam victims is aged 21 to 30 - and many take place on tech platforms. Plus, Which? says broadband providers are ‘not doing enough to promote low-cost tariffs’ and Amazon is to finally start drone deliveries.

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