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Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Peeple, a Yelp-like app that lets you rate other people with no opt out, faces backlash before potential November release   —  Everyone you know will be able to rate you on the terrifying ‘Yelp for people’ — whether you want them to or not  —  You can already rate restaurants, hotels …
Oct 1, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Obama administration eases restrictions on US telecom carriers aiming to operate in Cuba   —  Obama is now letting U.S. telecom carriers go to Cuba  —  As part of Washington's normalization with Cuba, the Treasury Department is relaxing more of its sanctions against the small island nation.
Sep 18, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Ariana Eunjung Cha / Washington Post:
Study finds only one of 30 free iPhone fitness apps meets more than half the criteria from American College of Sports Medicine guidelines on physical activity   —  Scientists tested 30 Apple iPhone fitness apps for the quality of their workouts.  Guess how many passed?
Sep 8, 2015, 10:25 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Anonymous administration officials say US may issue sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from cyber theft of US trade secrets   —  Administration developing sanctions against China over cyberespionage  —  The Obama administration is developing a package …
Aug 30, 2015, 8:55 PMIn context
Julia Smirnova / Washington Post:
Russia orders ISPs to block Wikipedia after site editors refuse to delete article; Wikimedia expects site to be blocked for most users within days   —  Russia's war with Wikipedia  —  The recent battle between Russian authorities and Wikipedia started in a village called Chyorny Yar (population: less than 8,000) in southern Russia.
Aug 24, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Lena H. Sun / Washington Post:
You can now look up ER wait times, hospital noise levels and nursing home fines on Yelp   —  Yelp is adding a ton of health-care data to its review pages for medical businesses to give consumers more access to government information on hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis clinics.
Aug 5, 2015, 9:20 PMIn context
Susan Svrluga / Washington Post:
With over 36K tweets, #ILookLikeAnEngineer is challenging stereotypes in tech   —  ilooklikeanengineer wants to challenge your ideas about who can be a scientist  —  It all started when a “self-taught engineer, extreme introvert, science-nerd, anime-lover, college dropout” wrote that she was tired of stereotypes.
Aug 4, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Former DNI Mike McConnell, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, and Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn back strong encryption in op-ed   —  Why the fear over ubiquitous data encryption is overblown  —  Clarification: Due to a production error, a version of this column was temporarily posted prematurely …
Aug 1, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Comcast now has more broadband customers than it does TV subscribers, 22.5M vs 22.3M   —  Comcast has finally become an Internet-first company  —  Comcast may have begun as a television provider that later tacked on an Internet business, but now those positions have finally reversed …
Jul 23, 2015, 11:50 PMIn context
Jena McGregor / Washington Post:
Ex-Google engineer stirs debate about sharing salary details in Silicon Valley after revealing she made an internal salary spreadsheet, to management's dismay   —  In Silicon Valley, many want sharing salary info to be less taboo  —  Talking openly about salaries is still viewed as taboo …
Jul 21, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context

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