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Economist:
Researchers find an algorithm can spot comment trolls scanning just 5 posts with 80% accuracy   —  Proactive policing  —  New research suggests it is possible to identify online troublemakers before they strike  —  HECKLERS have long been a problem for politicians and stand-up comedians …
May 2, 2015, 6:01 AMIn context
Economist:
On Microsoft's 40th birthday, a look at how Satya Nadella is upending Microsoft's old Windows-first strategy   —  Opening Windows  —  A once-dominant software giant is determined to prove that life begins again at 40  —  “WHAT are you on?  The ‘f**k Windows’ strategy?”
Apr 4, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Economist:
Messaging services like Facebook Messenger, Slack, and WeChat could expand into platforms superseding even Android and iOS   —  The message is the medium  —  Messaging services are rapidly growing beyond online chat  —  “I PROPOSE, if and when found, to take him by his beastly neck …
Mar 30, 2015, 7:50 PMIn context
Economist:
Dark net e-commerce is growing with more listings on Silk Road 2.0 and others than ever before   —  The Amazons of the dark net  —  Business is thriving on the anonymous internet, despite the efforts of law enforcers  —  THE first ever e-commerce transaction, conducted by students …
Nov 3, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Economist:
Schmidt's “How Google Works” encourages managers to think big, fail fast, rely on data, but these principles may not apply to the average company   —  Don't be modest  —  AS A service, Google has become indispensable to people's interactions online.
Sep 28, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Economist:
Electronics companies in Japan are starting to turn themselves around, but they are a shadow of their former selves   —  Electronics companies in Japan are starting to turn themselves around, but they are a shadow of their former selves  —  FOR Sony it was a bittersweet moment.
Jul 13, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
The Economist:
South Korea's internet, though technically advanced, is heavily censored   —  Why South Korea is really an internet dinosaur  —  SOUTH KOREA likes to think of itself as a world leader when it comes to the internet.  It boasts the world's swiftest average broadband speeds (of around 22 megabits per second).
Feb 17, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Economist:
Bitcoin's success is putting it under growing strain   —  Bitcoin under pressure  —  Virtual currency: It is mathematically elegant, increasingly popular and highly controversial.  Bitcoin's success is putting it under growing strain  —  From the print edition
Dec 1, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Economist:
Upcoming USB Power Delivery standard brings variable voltage, up to 100W to device charging   —  Edison's revenge  —  The humble USB cable is part of an electrical revolution.  It will make power supplies greener and cheaper  —  From the print edition  —  FIDDLY cables …
Oct 23, 2013, 4:25 AMIn context
The Economist:
Satellite positioning-data are vital—but the signal is surprisingly easy to disrupt   —  EVERY day for up to ten minutes near the London Stock Exchange, someone blocks signals from the global positioning system (GPS) network of satellites.  Navigation systems in cars stop working and timestamps …
Jul 30, 2013, 7:10 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
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