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Conor Dougherty / New York Times:
NASA working on automated traffic control system for drones, first commercial drones expected 2015 in agriculture   —  Drone Developers Consider Obstacles That Cannot Be Flown Around  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The tech industry's enthusiasm for building small delivery drones may be getting ahead of figuring out what to do with them.
Sep 1, 2014, 8:20 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money   —  A video g  SEATTLE — A bewitching creature — half woman, half deer — battles a shaman and a sentient tree.  Lightning bolts strike.  Weapons explode.  Nasty spells are cast.  —  The video game Dota 2, like so many across the Internet …
Sep 1, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Uber and Lyft are becoming indistinguishable commodities to riders and drivers both   —  Uber and Lyft Have Become Indistinguishable Commodities  —  If you need a ride, pull out your phone and load up the Lyft app.  Or try Uber.  Really, it doesn't matter which you pick.
Aug 31, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
The evolution of propaganda: how ISIS uses Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, SoundCloud, and more   —  ISIS Displaying a Deft Command of Varied Media  —  The extremists who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq have riveted the world's attention with their military prowess and unrestrained brutality.
Aug 31, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nick Bilton / New York Times:
Lyft says its drivers are losing up to 48% of their earnings from Uber's recruiting, due to shorter rides and cancellations   —  Lyft Says Uber's Recruitment Efforts Are Hurting Drivers  —  The saying “All is fair in love and war” apparently applies to recruiting employees now, too.
Aug 29, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
IFTTT raises $30M from Norwest Venture Partners and Andreessen Horowitz to integrate with internet-connected hardware   —  With $30 Million More in Hand, IFTTT Looks to the Internet of Things  —  One ambitious start-up wants to reroute the plumbing of the consumer Internet.
Aug 28, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
JPMorgan and four other US banks hacked this month, gigabytes of data including account information stolen   —  JPMorgan and Other Banks Struck by Hackers  —  A number of United States banks, including JPMorgan Chase and at least four others, were struck by hackers in a series of coordinated attacks …
Aug 27, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Lending Club files for IPO, lists $500M as a preliminary fundraising target   —  Lending Club, Leader in Peer-to-Peer, Plans I.P.O.  —  In its nearly eight years, Lending Club, the biggest marketplace for peer-to-peer loans, has garnered fans across Wall Street.
Aug 27, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Alibaba's net income nearly triples to $2B in the quarter, may unveil IPO price range as soon as Tuesday   —  Alibaba Profit and Mobile Revenue Soar Again as I.P.O. Nears  —  With less than a month before its initial public offering, the Alibaba Group is intent on showing just how profitable — and focused on mobile — it really is.
Aug 27, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Pew study shows social media users are more reluctant than others to share their dissenting views, online or off   —  How Social Media Silences Debate  —  The Internet might be a useful tool for activists and organizers, in episodes as momentous as the Arab Spring or as trivial as the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Aug 27, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context

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