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Landon Thomas Jr / New York Times:
BlackRock, the largest fund company in the world, shifts away from actively managed mutual funds and starts relying more on algorithms and models to pick stocks   —  Score one for the machines.  —  From the moment Laurence D. Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock, created the largest fund company …
Apr 2, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Uber executive and Otto founder Anthony Levandowski invokes fifth amendment, seeking to avoid potential charges in Waymo's case against Uber   —  SAN FRANCISCO — An Uber executive accused of stealing driverless car technology from his former employers at Google is exercising his Fifth Amendment right …
Mar 31, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Profile of Kirsten Green, who never worked at a VC firm before founding Forerunner Ventures in 2012, and has backed Dollar Shave Club and Jet.com   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Kirsten Green had only dabbled in investing in start-ups before she began a venture capital fund in 2012.
Mar 27, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sources: Amazon exploring retail store concepts for furniture, electronics, and more, including plans for grocery stores in India's vast market   —  SEATTLE — Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot …
Mar 26, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Banks increasingly in contention with services like Mint and Betterment over the sharing of financial data, with some banks arguing tech firms should pay fees   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The big banks and Silicon Valley are waging an escalating battle over your personal financial data …
Mar 24, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
As Chinese state-backed firms invest in cutting edge American startups, US DoD white paper distributed to WH says US govt is failing to protect critical tech   —  HONG KONG — When the United States Air Force wanted help making military robots more perceptive, it turned to a Boston-based artificial intelligence start-up called Neurala.
Mar 22, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Adding to recent departures, Uber vice president of maps and business platform, Brian McClendon, plans to leave amicably on March 28   —  The number of executive departures from Uber is growing.  —  Jeff Jones, Uber's president of ride sharing, has left the company after just six months, Uber said on Sunday.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
After years of undermining the economics of culture, the internet is helping fund old and new art forms, often through subscriptions via platforms like Patreon   —  One secret to longevity as a pundit is to issue predictions that can't be easily checked.  So here's one for the time capsule …
Mar 16, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Russian security services used infrastructure created by criminal hackers, like Evgeniy Bogachev's ZeuS botnet, to gather intelligence   —  To the F.B.I., Evgeniy M. Bogachev is the most wanted cybercriminal in the world.  The bureau has announced a $3 million bounty for his capture …
Mar 12, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Zeynep Tufekci / New York Times:
WikiLeaks' CIA document cache, which focuses on compromising devices and not apps, underscores the strength of Signal's and WhatsApp's encryption   —  On Tuesday morning, WikiLeaks released an enormous cache of documents that it claimed detailed “C.I.A. hacking tools.”
Mar 9, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context

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