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Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
The News Media Association, which represents British newspapers including The Guardian, has called on the UK govt to levy a tax on tech giants to fund the press   —  News Media Association says Google and Facebook should fund the journalism from which they profit
Sep 26, 2018, 3:45 AMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
California's Fair Political Practices Commission bans political donations in cryptocurrencies for candidates running for public offices in the state   —  Candidates running for public offices in the U.S. state of California may not receive donations in cryptocurrencies, according to a new ruling from the state's political watchdog.
Sep 24, 2018, 4:30 AMIn context
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
The Associated Press signs deal with blockchain startup Civil, licensing its content to Civil newsrooms and collaborating on blockchain tech for news   —  Civil Media Company is a startup that aims to support a network of high-quality news outlets through the sale of cryptocurrency.
Aug 28, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Google revises help page that describes how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying that it still tracks location even if the setting is turned off   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works …
Aug 16, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Investigation finds some Google apps on Android and iPhones automatically store time-stamped location data even when the location history setting is paused   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
Aug 13, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Associated Press:
Analysis of Twitter data shows the company suspended at least 58M user accounts in the final three months of 2017   —  NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
Jul 17, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Frank Bajak / Associated Press:
Verizon pledges to stop selling customers' location data to aggregators, like LocationSmart and Zumigo, which it says passed along the info to ~75 other firms   —  Verizon is pledging to stop sales through intermediaries of data that pinpoints the location of mobile phones to outside companies, the Associated Press has learned.
Jun 19, 2018, 11:47 AMIn context
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
Six current and former Fitbit employees have been charged in a federal indictment for possession of stolen trade secrets from now bankrupt rival Jawbone   —  The Fitbit and Jawbone trade secrets mess has been revived  —  US federal prosecutors charged six former and current Fitbit employees …
Jun 15, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Mike Ananny / Columbia Journalism Review:
Report on Facebook's fact-checking partnerships examines the struggles of tech companies teaming up with news orgs, details distrust and lack of transparency   —  Facebook and five US news and fact-checking organizations—ABC News, the Associated Press, FactCheck.org, PolitiFact, and Snopes …
Apr 7, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Arizona's Governor Ducey orders Uber to suspend testing of autonomous cars in the state indefinitely, says Uber's fatal accident was an “unquestionable failure”   —  Arizona governor calls Uber crash an ‘unquestionable failure’  —  Uber has been suspended from testing autonomous vehicles …
Mar 26, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context

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