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Instagram’s co-founders slam Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to break up tech giants at SXSW, saying it is not ‘nuanced’

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger said that presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's proposal of breaking up tech companies wasn't nuanced enough.
Instagram CEO co-founder Kevin Systrom.

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom says Instagram losing autonomy under Facebook is actually a testament to its success

Instagram losing autonomy wasn't necessarily a bad thing, co-founder and former CEO Kevin Systrom said at SXSW on Monday.

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz warned at SXSW that Donald Trump might win again if he competes with a progressive candidate like Bernie Sanders

At SXSW, Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said that Donald Trump might win again if he runs against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Elizabeth Warren, or Bernie Sanders.

CRYPTO INSIDER: ‘I might have accidentally ruined my life’: Tax season hasn’t been fun for crypto investors

"I feel like I might have accidentally ruined my life because I didn't know about the taxes," one redditor said.
Dawn Harper-Nelson (C) of the U.S. celebrates winning the women's 100m hurdles event of the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich August 28, 2014.

CRYPTO INSIDER: Only bitcoin is in the green

Bitcoin was up about 1% Wednesday afternoon while all other major cryptocurrencies were falling

CRYPTO INSIDER: ‘Don’t do it’: Atlanta Fed president warns potential bitcoin investors

"They are speculative markets," he said. "They are not currency. If you have money you really need, do not put it in these markets."

CRYPTO INSIDER: The biggest cryptocurrencies are near their lowest levels of the year

Ethereum is less than $40 from its lowest price of the year so far.

CRYPTO INSIDER: The CEO of $20 billion data company thinks blockchain ‘has potential to be transformative’

Blockchain, the tech behind bitcoin, could have a huge impact on Wall Street, according to a big data CEO.