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Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Analysis of Uber data finds drivers make $13.17/hr in Denver, $10.75 in Houston, and $8.77 in Detroit, after expenses   —  Uber says that its drivers are as much its customers as its passengers are, and that its ride-hail platform is a path to personal freedom and financial independence.
Jun 22, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
A detailed report of a penetration test Palantir conducted; firm says issues are now resolved   —  Palantir Technologies has cultivated a reputation as perhaps the most formidable data analysis firm in Silicon Valley, doing secretive work for defense and intelligence agencies as well as Wall Street giants.
Jun 17, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Due to objections from Apple and others, Unicode did not approve a suggested rifle emoji in the latest Unicode 9 update coming this June   —  You can currently purchase a semi-automatic rifle in a major U.S. city in just seven minutes, but don't expect to text someone a rifle emoji anytime soon.
Jun 17, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Zenefits is laying off 106 more employees, and will pay others to quit, following February's layoff of about 250 staff   —  The human resources startup Zenefits will shutter its remote sales office in Arizona, restructure its operational division, and offer to pay employees to quit …
Jun 14, 2016, 12:32 PMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
With just the last 4 digits of @deray's SSN, a hacker rerouted texts to another device, bypassing two-factor authentication protecting the activist's accounts   —  Did you know that someone only needs your name and the last four digits of your Social Security number to hack your phone number?
Jun 11, 2016, 5:45 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
Profile of Jay Leiderman, who represented journalist Matthew Keys, and is the best-known criminal defense lawyer for hackers in the US   —  The law offices of Jay Leiderman occupy the third floor of a beige building in an unlovely office park across a busy road from a strip mall that features …
Jun 11, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Behind the scenes of Code Conference, which provides a safe cocoon for the tech elite, and leaves outlandish presumptions unchallenged   —  At 9 p.m. on a Wednesday night, at an exclusive resort along the California coast, Elon Musk blew a lot of millionaires' minds.
Jun 7, 2016, 7:15 AMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
As The U.S. Exports Social Media, Its Values Lead To Culture Clashes   —  The proliferation of internet-connected mobile phones, in theory, is bringing the world together — with people continents apart talking and sharing, fueled by the sweet nectar of social apps.  But in some cases, those connections turn into collisions.
Jun 6, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Source: Twitter curtails development of Buy button and product pages, moves commerce team to other projects   —  Jack Dorsey puts Dick Costolo-era project on backburner as Twitter refocuses on core product.  —  Twitter has curtailed product development on its ‘Buy’ button and product pages …
May 25, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Reporter spends month paying only with digital wallet services, finds it burdensome and alienating   —  It's the dead of winter in Stockholm and I'm sitting in a very small room inside the very inaptly named Calm Body Modification clinic.  A few feet away sits the syringe that will …
May 23, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context

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