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Krishna Bharat:
Creator of Google News describes traits of story clusters and their sharing patterns that can be used by algorithms and humans to flag them as fake   —  Fast enough to empower humans to take action  —  Last November, a friend told me about his extended family of Filipino-Americans in the Fresno area.
Apr 28, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Caulfield / Medium:
Facebook's “Tips to Spot False News” take too much time, are too generic and dated, and focus on easily gamed information on questionable sites   —  Sometime yesterday, Facebook rolled out the largest media literacy campaign in the history of the world.  —  Unfortunately, most of what it contained was bad advice.
Apr 17, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Ev Williams:
Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says he's selling up to 30% of his Twitter shares so he can continue to invest in other causes and companies   —  A note for Twitter shareholders and employees  —  If you're not a Twitter shareholder or employee (or reporter who covers such things) …
Apr 6, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Andrew Ng / Medium:
Google Brain founder and Baidu's chief scientist Andrew Ng resigns from Baidu   —  I will be resigning from Baidu, where I have been leading the company's AI Group.  Baidu's AI is incredibly strong, and the team is stacked up and down with talent; I am confident AI at Baidu will continue to flourish.
Mar 22, 2017, 12:55 AMIn context
Kyle Hill:
HomeHero, which raised $23M, exits home care industry, blames regulatory changes in part, and raises questions about viability of venture-backed home care   —  HomeHero hangs up its cape, says goodbye (for now...)  —  In September, 2016 my family held funeral proceedings in Los Angeles …
Feb 27, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Ryan Lackey / octal:
Cloudflare's Cloudbleed may have exposed user authentication info and credentials; sites hosted by Cloudflare should consider prompting users to reset passwords   —  Tavis Ormandy (Tavis Ormandy) of Google's Project Zero uncovered a major vulnerability in the Cloudflare Internet infrastructure service.
Feb 24, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Mitch & Freada Kapor:
Early Uber investors Mitch and Freada Kapor speak out after private appeals reached a “dead end”, say current Uber investigation team is too conflicted   —  By now a staggering number of people recognize the name of Susan Fowler and have read some account of her experiences of sexism …
Feb 23, 2017, 3:37 PMIn context
Will Strafach:
Researcher finds 76 popular iOS apps, including VICE News, are vulnerable to interception of TLS-protected data while in use   —  During the development of our web-based mobile app analysis service verify.ly, it was essential to have a clear understanding of the most common security issues which plague mobile applications today.
Feb 7, 2017, 4:25 AMIn context
Brian Armstrong / Medium:
Coinbase CEO likens IRS subpoena to asking Fidelity or PayPal for all customer records, suggests Coinbase could send 1099-B forms to customers and IRS instead   —  A few weeks ago the IRS sent Coinbase a subpoena asking us to disclose records on all U.S. customers over a three year period (this covers millions of customer accounts).
Jan 15, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Technology:
Review of overlooked tech trends in 2016: faster broadband speeds, growth of digital currencies, the success of tech M&A, more   —  I'm on a flight home to Macon, Georgia, reading Hillbilly Elegy like much of the rest of Silicon Valley.  I'm trying to figure out how I misread the American electorate so fundamentally.
Jan 1, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context

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