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Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Tesla CEO Elon Musk taking on strategic advisory roles with Trump, will “meet with the president frequently”   —  The heads of Uber and Tesla are taking on strategic advisory roles with President-elect Donald Trump.  —  Travis Kalanick …
Dec 14, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Jessica Contrera / Washington Post:
Kids are now emulating the child YouTubers they've grown up watching, by posting videos of themselves and performing even when they're not being recorded   —  always land their bottles perfectly upright.  Max Cole has spent hours studying their routine, and now, his own viewers are waiting: Empty half the blue juice.
Dec 11, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Leading Senate Republicans are preparing to launch a wide-ranging probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US elections, despite Trump's opposition   —  Leading Senate Republicans are preparing to launch a coordinated and wide-ranging probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. elections …
Dec 9, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Experts: a Russian propaganda campaign to undermine Clinton helped spread fake news during election using botnets, networks of sites, paid human “trolls”, more   —  The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created …
Nov 24, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Sources: Thiel struggles to recruit tech elite to Trump team, turns to Max Levchin for advice; shortlist includes Blake Masters, Joe Lonsdale, Jack Abraham   —  Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is putting together a brain trust of Silicon Valley insiders to share ideas with the transition team for President-elect Donald Trump.
Nov 21, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Will Hobson / Washington Post:
DraftKings and FanDuel agree to merge; DraftKings CEO Jason Robins to run the new company, and FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles to become chairman of the board   —  DraftKings and FanDuel, the two largest companies in the daily fantasy sports market that exploded into national consciousness last fall …
Nov 18, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Jeff Guo / Washington Post:
Study: Wikipedia has moderating influence on its contributors; articles have become increasingly politically neutral in recent years   —  The Internet is dotted with cesspools, also known as comments sections.  Consider, for instance, the Facebook chatter surrounding a recent New York Times article about Donald Trump:
Oct 30, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
T-Mobile fined $48M by FCC for mischaracterizing its “unlimited” plan and throttling users' data when they reached the limit   —  Federal regulators are slapping T-Mobile with millions of dollars in fines and other requirements after consumers complained that the wireless carrier misled …
Oct 19, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Verizon general counsel says there's a “reasonable basis” to believe Yahoo hack will have a “material” impact on deal   —  Verizon on Thursday said that it was leaning toward declaring as a “material” event the massive data breach disclosed three weeks ago by Yahoo …
Oct 13, 2016, 2:54 PMIn context
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
The Washington Post tracked Facebook's Trending Topics section over three weeks, uncovering five fake stories and three profoundly inaccurate ones   —  The Intersect ran a little experiment a few weeks ago: During the work day, we'd check in with Facebook each hour, on the hour …
Oct 12, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context

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