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Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Researchers uncover zero-day iOS flaws used to try to remotely steal data from activists, likely sold by malware vendor NSO; Apple releases patch with iOS 9.3.5   —  Many people assume their iPhones are secure, but new research sent Apple scrambling to fix vulnerabilities that left users at risk.
Aug 25, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Braintree founder Bryan Johnson and USC researcher team up on Kernal, a startup building a chip implanted in brains to help people with neurological damage   —  VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Like many in Silicon Valley, technology entrepreneur Bryan Johnson sees a future in which intelligent machines …
Aug 15, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Jena McGregor / Washington Post:
As his fifth anniversary as Apple CEO approaches, Tim Cook reflects on his tenure and Apple's future: mistakes, progress made, AI and AR efforts, more   —  Apple's CEO talks iPhones, AI, privacy, civil rights, missteps, China, taxes, Steve Jobs — and steers right past the car rumors
Aug 14, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Elite dealmakers like Carmen Chang and Connie Chan facilitate the deluge of deals between China and Silicon Valley   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick wanted advice about whom to hire to run his ride-hailing business in China, he asked Carmen Chang …
Aug 7, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
China floods Silicon Valley with cash: $6B+ invested total, $3B+ in the last 18 months; Alibaba's troubled investment in Quixey shows how such deals can go bad   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mountain View, Calif., start-up Quixey was the envy of many in Silicon Valley when the company announced …
Aug 7, 2016, 8:45 AMIn context
Emily Rauhala / Washington Post:
Behind Meitu, a Chinese developer of selfie apps with hundreds of millions of MAUs and a valuation in the billions of dollars   —  XIAMEN, China — The selfie, we all know, is an art form.  That cast of light.  That tilt of the chin.  Not that you're trying.
Aug 6, 2016, 5:35 AMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Apple says 27% of new hires in US last year were underrepresented minorities, up 6% since 2013, wage gap closed for females and minorities; progress still slow   —  Cupertino, Calif — Faculty and students from historically black colleges crowded onto Apple's campus this week …
Aug 3, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Navy officials say the US uses submarines to carry out cyberattacks   —  When Donald Trump effectively called for Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails Wednesday, the GOP nominee's remarks touched off a (predictable) media firestorm.  Here was a presidential candidate …
Jul 30, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Instagram will soon let users filter comments on their posts, turn off comments on individual posts, or turn off comments on their posts entirely   —  Instagram is taking an unusual step to deal with the complicated ethics of online commenting.  It's giving users the ability to make the choice …
Jul 29, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
US Department of Defense acknowledges it created a cyber-offensive unit in May, called Joint Task Force Ares, to develop weapons to target ISIS   —  An unprecedented Pentagon cyber-offensive against the Islamic State has gotten off to a slow start, officials said, frustrating Pentagon leaders …
Jul 15, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context

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