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Gizmodo:
GOP data firm Deep Root Analytics accidentally exposed personal info of 198M+ US voters, including addresses, birthdates, and issue-by-issue sentiment analysis   —  Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted …
Jun 19, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
PayPal files suit in Manhattan federal court against Pandora claiming its new “P” logo is “unlawfully similar” to PayPal's logo   —  PayPal sued Pandora on Friday, claiming that the struggling music streaming service ripped off its distinctive blue logo in the hopes of piggybacking on PayPal's popularity.
May 22, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Former NSA director Michael Hayden explains why the spy agency will stop collecting Americans' emails about foreign targets   —  Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and from Americans.
Apr 30, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Uber now lets users delete accounts without contacting support, adds new privacy features for notifications, location sharing   —  Uber announced today that it will make it easier for users to delete their accounts and access their privacy settings.  Now, the company will let users delete …
Apr 28, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
In setback for Uber, court denies Levandowski's request to use Fifth Amendment to prevent full disclosure of documents concerning Uber's purchase of Otto   —  Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of the legal battle between Google and Uber over driverless-car technology, has suffered a setback.
Apr 25, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Waymo-Uber suit: Google says former exec Anthony Levandowski worked on competing projects before leaving, reveals he made over $120M in incentive pay at Google   —  Newly-released documents from Google's October arbitration against Anthony Levandowski, one of the leads of its self-driving car project …
Apr 4, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Court filing: Waymo pursued arbitration with former exec Anthony Levandowski for poaching employees using confidential Waymo salary info, before suing Uber   —  Google's self-driving car unit, Waymo, pursued arbitration against one of its star engineers last fall beforefiling a lawsuit …
Mar 29, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Android 2016 security report: 50% of devices in use at the end of 2016 had not received a platform security update in one year   —  Google has spent the past year working with third-party manufacturers and phone carriers to improve its update system for Android, which is often criticized …
Mar 23, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Under pressure from ACLU, Facebook updates its platform policies to explicitly prohibit devs from using Facebook or Instagram data in surveillance tools   —  In response to pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, Color of Change and the Center for Media Justice …
Mar 13, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
White House taps Michael Kratsios, formerly chief of staff at Thiel Capital, as deputy CTO   —  Peter Thiel has been at Donald Trump's side since the Republican National Convention, guiding the then-candidate on technology policy and brokering a meeting between him and top tech executives.
Mar 3, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context

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