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October 14, 2018, 11:30 AM

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Anand Giridharadas / New York Times:
If Silicon Valley is sincere about “changing the world”, it should return Saudi billions until alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi has been suitably investigated  —  Technology companies can no longer turn a blind eye to the human rights abuses of one of their largest investors.
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Consultants advise law enforcement officers not to look at iPhone screens because it may trigger Face ID too many times and iPhones may revert to passcodes  —  After five failed attempts with the ‘wrong’ face, Apple's Face ID system will fall back to asking a passcode; a tricky situation for investigators.
Michael Joseph Gross / The Atlantic:
Inside DARPA's neurotechnology research program for healing and enhancement of the human body and mind through neural implants and brain-machine interfaces  —  I. Who Could Object?  —  “Tonight I would like to share with you an idea that I am extremely passionate about,” the young man said.
Alison Griswold / Quartz:
How Uber's team of economists tests new features and incentives, writes highly-cited academic papers, and provides talking points for public policy initiatives  —  It's hard to explain just how much economists love Uber.  —  Economists love Uber like a mother loves her child.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Screenshots in Messenger's Android code suggest Facebook is testing an “unsend” feature it promised after getting caught removing Zuckerberg's sent messages  —  In April, TechCrunch broke the news that some of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook messages were deleted from recipients' inboxes …
Guy Rosen / Facebook:
First results of breach investigation: large-scale attack on Sept. 14-27 accessed info of ~29M people; other Facebook apps or third-party apps not affected  —  We have been working around the clock to investigate the security issue we discovered and fixed two weeks ago so we can help people understand …

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