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Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
What delayed IPOs and higher private valuations mean for tech startups and public investors   —  As More Tech Start-Ups Stay Private, So Does the Money  —  Not long ago, if you were a young, brash technologist with a world-conquering start-up idea, there was a good chance you spent …
Jul 3, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Industry groups say new Chinese security law could force companies to build backdoors, provide encryption keys, or hand over source code   —  Jitters in Tech World Over New Chinese Security Law  —  HONG KONG — When a draft of China's new national security law was made public in May …
Jul 3, 2015, 5:55 AMIn context
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
FISA Court rules that 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong, NSA can temporarily resume bulk data collection for the next five months   —  Surveillance Court Rules That N.S.A. Can Resume Bulk Data Collection  —  WASHINGTON — The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ruled late Monday …
Jun 30, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context
Jad Mouawad / New York Times:
Federal Railroad Administration partners with Google to include railroad crossings in Maps, asks other map makers to do the same   —  Agency Taps Mapping Technology to Curb Rail Crossing Accidents  —  After a sharp increase in the number of rail crossing accidents last year …
Jun 29, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
When a Company Goes Up for Sale, in Many Cases, So Does Your Personal Data   —  The privacy policy for Hulu, a video-streaming service with about nine million subscribers, opens with a declaration that the company “respects your privacy.”  —  That respect could lapse, however, if the company is ever sold or goes bankrupt.
Jun 29, 2015, 11:55 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Some on-demand companies hire employees, not contractors, to provide a higher quality service   —  Start-Ups Finding the Best Employees Are Actually Employed  —  When Ron Johnson was pitching his idea for an e-commerce delivery company to venture capitalists last year …
Jun 27, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
Ian Austen / New York Times:
BlackBerry Q1: misses expectations with an adjusted loss of $28M on $658M revenue, 1.1M devices sold   —  With Phones Lagging, BlackBerry Reports $28 Million Loss  —  OTTAWA — BlackBerry's introduction of two phones aimed at its traditional base of corporate users failed to reverse …
Jun 23, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context
Karen Zraick / New York Times:
Computer hardware failure linked to biometric data leaves US unable to process visas for over two weeks, unlikely to be resoved for at least another week   —  Computer Failure Leaves State Dept. Unable to Issue Visas  —  The United States has been unable to issue visas to travelers around …
Jun 23, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Privacy group EPIC asks FTC to prevent Uber from updating its privacy policy to allow background location data collection   —  Uber Data Collection Changes Should Be Barred, Privacy Group Urges  —  A leading privacy rights group wants the Federal Trade Commission to prohibit Uber …
Jun 22, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Victoria Burnett / New York Times:
Cuba's state-run telecom, Etecsa, will open 35 public hot spots and reduce the cost of Internet access by half to just over $2 per hour   —  Cuba Offers Its Citizens Better Access to Internet  —  MEXICO CITY — Cuba, one of the Western Hemisphere's least-wired countries …
Jun 20, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Latest Garage releases break new ground for do-it-yourselfers, note takers and more  —  Every creation starts with a sketch.  To make getting his ideas off the ground easier, Dan Marshall crafted a JavaScript software library …
Zoho:
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