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Vidhi Doshi / Washington Post:
Over the past few months, an estimated 60K IT workers have lost jobs in India, where employers often cite poor ratings to pressure employees into resigning   —  NEW DELHI — They were going to be India's gilded generation.  —  When P.R. Sujoy became a software engineer, he thought his life was made.
Jun 26, 2017, 4:20 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: Benchmark's Bill Gurley led the effort to build support among fellow Uber investors for a demand that Travis Kalanick resign   —  The plot to oust Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick began almost the moment he announced last week that he was taking a temporary break from the celebrated technology company caught up in scandals.
Jun 21, 2017, 9:18 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Amazon, Mozilla, Reddit, Y Combinator, Kickstarter, Etsy, Vimeo, and other internet companies are staging an online protest for net neutrality on July 12   —  Some of the Internet's biggest names are banding together for a “day of action” to oppose the Federal Communications Commission …
Jun 6, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Kimberly Kindy / Washington Post:
Tech and advertiser trade groups helped Congress dismantle Obama-era internet privacy rules   —  Congressional Republicans knew their plan was potentially explosive.  They wanted to kill landmark privacy regulations that would soon ban Internet providers, such as Comcast and AT&T …
May 31, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Google to begin using credit and debit card transaction data to show that online ads prompt consumers to buy in physical stores, details privacy-preserving tech   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions — including card numbers …
May 23, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Andrew Roth / Washington Post:
New Ukrainian sanctions target Russian social-media sites, including VKontakte, the nation's most popular social network   —  MOSCOW — Ukraine on Tuesday put in place new sanctions seeking to block Russian media and online networks from operating in the country, including VKontakte, the nation's most popular social network.
May 17, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Uber now allows riders who want extra privacy to input an intersection instead of an address as a drop-off or pickup location   —  Uber changed its app Thursday to allow riders to enter an intersection instead of an address as a drop-off or pickup location.  That way, customers can give …
Apr 13, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Washington Post:
FCC's Ajit Pai and FTC's Maureen Ohlhausen on why FCC's ISP privacy rules were bad, and how FTC's authority to police ISPs' privacy practices will be restored   —  Ajit Pai is chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.  Maureen Ohlhausen is acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.
Apr 5, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Washington Post:
White House team led by Jared Kushner to work with tech titans like Cook, Gates, and Benioff to modernize tech and data infrastructure of all federal agencies   —  President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy …
Mar 27, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Analysis finds ads for big brands placed on politically extreme and derogatory content across the web, highlighting broader issues with programmatic advertising   —  Follow The Post's tech blog, The Switch, where technology and policy connect.  —  As the owner of a small business in liberal Massachusetts …
Mar 26, 2017, 1:15 AMIn context

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