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Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Survey of wealthy technologists reveals support for left-leaning social policies, like wealth redistribution, but a rejection of regulation and labor unions   —  Silicon Valley has long preferred to remain aloof from national politics, but the Trump era has altered that stance.
Sep 6, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Sewell Chan / New York Times:
European Court of Human Rights limits private employer rights to snoop on employee communications, urges countries to implement safeguards against abuse   —  Europe's human rights court ruled on Tuesday that companies can monitor their employees' email if they are notified in advance …
Sep 6, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Tech companies are courting influential teachers with various incentives to promote their products, raising ethical concerns   —  MAPLETON, N.D. — One of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States teaches third grade here at Mapleton Elementary, a public school with about 100 students …
Sep 4, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Don Clark / New York Times:
How Nvidia's decade-old bet on GPUs for general-purpose computing is helping the company ride the ongoing AI boom   —  Nvidia, a maker of graphics processing units, is riding an artificial intelligence boom to put its chips in drones, robots and self-driving cars.
Sep 3, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Stephanie Strom / New York Times:
A look at the challenges facing OpenTable: nimble competitors, customers' entrenched love of booking over phone, burdensome fees it charges restaurants, more   —  Almost 20 years ago, a new company came on the scene promising to revolutionize the tedious and often frustrating chore of securing a restaurant reservation.
Sep 2, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: little has been done at local, state, federal levels to conduct digital forensic probes of election systems targeted by Russian hackers in 21+ states   —  The calls started flooding in from hundreds of irate North Carolina voters just after 7 a.m. on Election Day last November.
Sep 1, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Kenneth P. Vogel / New York Times:
Concerns raised after New America Foundation, a think tank funded by Google, fired Barry Lynn, a senior fellow who praised EU's antitrust fine against Google   —  WASHINGTON — In the hours after European antitrust regulators levied a record $2.7 billion fine against Google in late June …
Aug 30, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Amazon and Microsoft partner to let Alexa summon Cortana, and vice versa, by year's end   —  In an unusual partnership, Amazon and Microsoft are working together to extend the abilities of their voice-controlled digital assistants.  —  SEATTLE — The crowded pack of voice-controlled digital assistants …
Aug 30, 2017, 4:45 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources detail Uber CEO process: Immelt withdrew early, Whitman overplayed her hand by negotiating for more control, then board went decisively to Khosrowshahi   —  SAN FRANCISCO — By last Friday afternoon, most of Uber's eight directors had gathered in San Francisco for a board meeting.
Aug 29, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
Interview with Tim Cook on his US mini-tour, Apple's “moral responsibility” to grow economy, political gridlock, climate change, more   —  AUSTIN, Tex. — “The reality is that government, for a long period of time, has for whatever set of reasons become less functional and isn't working at the speed that it once was.
Aug 29, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context

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