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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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
The Detroit Bus Company enriches students in quest to improve mass transit  —  The small bus line runs a free, door-to-door shuttle for neighborhood kids, broadening their world by giving them a safe …
Avangate:
How to customize your website and marketing campaigns for international web traffic  —  Do you sell digital goods (Software, SaaS, eBooks etc) outside of North America?  Have you optimized your website to grow your global revenue?
Zoho:
4 reasons you should know your website visitors  —  There is price.  And then there is value.  No one will pay the price for your product or service unless they see value in it.  So, how do you stand out among competitors and add value to your business?
Twin Prime:
More bars in more places doesn't mean much for mobile performance  —  More bars in more places.  The motto of AT&T's marketing campaign through 2007 was simple and effective.  It promoted AT&T's network …