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The Huffington Post:
If You Type ‘N—  House’ Into Google Maps, It Will Take You To The White House   —  President Barack Obama is no stranger to Internet racism, but this is just ridiculous: typing “nigga house” into Google Maps can land you at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  —  A screenshot of the glitch …
May 20, 2015, 2:55 PMIn context
Damon Beres / The Huffington Post:
Waze Adds Amber Alerts To Popular Traffic App   —  Waze helps drivers get cheap gas, avoid traffic jams and spot highway patrols — and now it could help find abducted children.  —  The company announced Tuesday that its community-driven traffic app, which has been downloaded and installed …
Mar 4, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
The Huffington Post:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Tells Silicon Valley He's Open To Obama Net Neutrality Plan   —  WASHINGTON — On Monday, President Barack Obama went public with his support of an aggressive approach to protecting net neutrality.  Shortly after that, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler told …
Nov 12, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
The Huffington Post:
FBI discussed marketing of device encryption settings with Google and Apple; director says he's “very concerned”   —  FBI Director James Comey ‘Very Concerned’ About New Apple, Google Privacy Features  —  WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that he was …
Sep 25, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Timothy Stenovec / The Huffington Post:
Netflix Is Going To Start Selling Gift Cards In Stores   —  You may soon be able to get a Netflix subscription at your neighborhood grocery store.  —  The streaming video service announced in a letter to investors Monday that it's going to start selling physical gift cards in “select stores” …
Jul 22, 2014, 12:55 AMIn context
Brian Chesky / The Huffington Post:
Airbnb CEO: we could collect $21M per year in taxes for New York if tax laws change   —  The $21 Million Problem  —  As New Yorkers prepare to finish their taxes and send checks to New York City and State, it's worth considering a simple fact: my company is legally prohibited from helping collect …
Apr 15, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Matt Sledge / The Huffington Post:
House and Senate members pressing Attorney General on “aggressive” prosecution of Aaron Swartz   —  Eric Holder Criticized On Anniversary Of Aaron Swartz Death  —  Members of the House and Senate are pressing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to answer questions about the …
Jan 10, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Ryan J. Reilly / The Huffington Post:
FISA Court Reauthorizes NSA Phone Metadata Collection   —  Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program, the Director of National Intelligence said in a statement.  The reauthorization order was not immediately available …
Jan 3, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / The Huffington Post:
California Lawmaker To Introduce Bill Mandating Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’   —  A California state senator plans to introduce legislation next month that would require every new smartphone sold in the state to carry anti-theft technology that renders the device inoperable if stolen.
Dec 19, 2013, 2:20 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / The Huffington Post:
How Stolen Smartphones End Up In The Hands Of Colombian Cartels   —  This article is part of a Huffington Post series exploring the global underground trade in stolen smartphones.  Previous stories in the series can be found here.  —  BOGOTA, Colombia — In the capital of a country notorious …
Dec 12, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context

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