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Keith Bradsher / New York Times:
China has broadly blocked WhatsApp, including basic text messages on the service, following its mid-July crackdown on WhatsApp video chats, multimedia messages   —  SHANGHAI — China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gathering next month.
Sep 25, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
New York Times:
Despite safety being part of Equifax's sales pitch, company's strategy of gathering as much personal data as possible amplified the consequences of the breach   —  Equifax's chief executive had a simple strategy when he joined more than a decade ago: Gather as much personal data as possible and find new ways to sell it.
Sep 24, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Jonah Engel Bromwich / New York Times:
Catalan foundation overseeing the “.cat” domain raided by Spanish police amid tensions over independence referendum on October 1   —  On the same day this week that the Spanish authorities stormed the offices of the Catalan regional government, detaining at least 14 people, a less-noticed raid took place.
Sep 24, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Aeva exits stealth, is developing a sensor for self-driving cars that is a cross between lidar, good for measuring distance, and radar, good for measuring speed   —  PALO ALTO, Calif. — Soroush Salehian raised both arms and spun in circles as if celebrating a touchdown.
Sep 24, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
UberEats has become a surprise standout for Uber; the company says the food delivery service is profitable in 27 of the 108 cities where it's offered   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Bob Gordon, the owner of Footprints Cafe in Brooklyn, handled the delivery of his restaurant's meals …
Sep 24, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Backlash against the push for gender equality in tech grows among some men who see it as “a witch hunt”   —  After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.  “It's a witch hunt,” they say.
Sep 23, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook and Google now negotiating changes for sex-trafficking bill SESTA with senators, after vehemently opposing it   —  WASHINGTON — Last month, Facebook and Google came out forcefully against a bill that would hold companies accountable for hosting sex trafficking on their websites.
Sep 21, 2017, 12:01 PMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times:
About 2,000 HTC staffers to join Google as part of the deal; HTC to continue making its own smartphones, including a new flagship model   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced late Wednesday night that it is spending $1.1 billion to hire a team of engineers from the smartphone business …
Sep 21, 2017, 2:20 AMIn context
Amie Tsang / New York Times:
Amazon says it's reviewing its website after its algorithms suggested bomb-making ingredients in “Frequently bought together” section   —  LONDON — Amazon said on Wednesday that it was reviewing its website after a British television report said the online retail giant's algorithms …
Sep 20, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
How a slowdown in Moore's Law led to the rise of specialized chips like FPGAs and GPUs for AI and other applications in computing   —  New technologies are testing the limits of computer semiconductors.  To deal with that, researchers have gone looking for ideas from nature.
Sep 18, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context

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