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New York Times:
Verizon Wireless to Allow Complete Opt Out of Mobile ‘Supercookies’   —  Verizon Wireless, which has been under fire by privacy advocates since late last year, has decided to make a major revision to its mobile ad-targeting program.  Users who do not want to be tracked with an identifier …
Jan 30, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Andrew Jacobs / New York Times:
China acknowledges targeting VPN services to foster the “healthy development” of the nation's internet, says VPNs are illegal   —  China Clamps Down Still Harder on Internet Access  —  BEIJING — Jing Yuechen, the founder of an Internet start-up here in the Chinese capital …
Jan 29, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
New regulations in China require source code, audits, and backdoors from companies working with banks, alarming Western tech firms   —  New Rules in China Upset Western Tech Companies  —  HONG KONG — The Chinese government has adopted new regulations requiring companies that sell computer equipment …
Jan 28, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Apple reports $16.1B in revenue from greater China, up 70% from same period a year ago   —  Apple's Earnings Soar on Strong iPhones Sales in China  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is famous for setting trends.  —  In China, though, Apple has found success by following one.
Jan 27, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
F.T.C. Calls for Strong Data and Privacy Protection With Connected Devices   —  As consumers increasingly adopt devices that can collect information and transmit it to the Internet, the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday called on technology companies that sell those products …
Jan 27, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook Said to Block Pages on Muhammad to Avoid Ban in Turkey   —  ISTANBUL — To avoid being banned throughout Turkey, Facebook has blocked a number of pages containing content that the Turkish authorities had deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad, according to a company employee with direct knowledge of the matter.
Jan 26, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Verizon's Mobile ‘Supercookies’ Seen as Threat to Privacy   —  For the last several months, cybersecurity experts have been warning Verizon Wireless that it was putting the privacy of its customers at risk.  The computer codes the company uses to tag and follow its mobile subscribers around the web …
Jan 26, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Winklevoss Twins Aim to Take Bitcoin Mainstream With a Regulated Exchange   —  Bitcoin, the virtual currency that was once the talk of the financial world, has been taking a beating over the last year with the price tumbling downward.  —  Now two of the biggest boosters of the virtual currency …
Jan 23, 2015, 4:45 AMIn context
Nick Bilton / New York Times:
In-flight Wi-Fi is getting slower, less reliable, and more expensive as demand increases   —  The Sorry State of In-Flight Wi-Fi  —  35,000 FEET, SOMEWHERE OVER THE MIDWEST — I've finally found something on commercial flights that's worse than airplane food: the Wi-Fi.
Jan 22, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
The case for Marissa Mayer, as key metrics suggest the turnaround at Yahoo is on track   —  Marissa Mayer's Plan for Yahoo Takes Hold.  The Question Now Is Time.  —  When Marissa Mayer was offered the chief executive job at Yahoo in the summer of 2012, she had a script for returning …
Jan 22, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

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