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Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Koubei, Alibaba's online-to-offline services unit, raised $1.1B round led by Silver Lake   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Alibaba Group provided the investment firm Silver Lake with a multibillion-dollar payday when the Chinese e-commerce giant went public two years ago.
Jan 24, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Snapchat updates rules to restrict publishers from posting explicit or misleading images, and links to potentially fake news, says all content must be accurate   —  SAN FRANCISCO — On Snapchat last week, MTV published an article with the headline “Is this the thirstiest person on earth?”
Jan 23, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
The centralization of the internet via app stores has made government censorship easier, as shown by the removal of LinkedIn and NYT apps in Russia and China   —  There's a new form of digital censorship sweeping the globe, and it could be the start of something devastating.
Jan 18, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Chelsea Manning to be freed on May 17 rather than in 2045 after Obama commutes bulk of 35-year sentence   —  WASHINGTON — President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak …
Jan 17, 2017, 4:23 PMIn context
New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Oculus-ZeniMax trial, says “Oculus products are built on Oculus technology” and that he'd never heard of ZeniMax   —  DALLAS — Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, has said virtual reality could be the next big thing in technology.
Jan 17, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
Alibaba bids $2.6B for a controlling stake in Chinese mall operator Intime this week, a 42% premium over Intime's price when stock trading was halted on Dec. 28   —  HONG KONG — Alibaba is pushing further into the very sector that it helped to disrupt with a $2.6 billion bid for Intime Retail …
Jan 16, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Thomas B. Edsall / New York Times:
Corporate PACs associated with Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Amazon donated more money to Republican Congressional candidates than Democratic opponents in 2016   —  In 2016, the corporate PACs associated with Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon broke ranks with the traditional allegiance …
Jan 15, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
China orders the registration of app stores to combat apps that “spread illegal information”, which can include fraud, malware, and political speech   —  HONG KONG — In the clearest sign yet that China's government has begun a new push to solidify control over mobile apps …
Jan 15, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Profile of 31-year-old Joshua Kushner, founder of Thrive Capital and brother of Jared Kushner; he has told his investors he will strive to stay out of politics   —  Just days after the 2016 presidential election, a young venture capitalist called an emergency staff meeting.
Jan 15, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton stepping down; he will become chairman of the board of Snap, where he was an early investor   —  LOS ANGELES — The chief executive of Sony's underperforming entertainment division, Michael Lynton, announced Friday that he would step down to focus …
Jan 13, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context

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