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New York Times:
Russian regulator told Apple and Google to remove LinkedIn app from App Store and Google Play; app is no longer available for download in Russia   —  WASHINGTON — Smartphone users in Russia can no longer download the LinkedIn app on iPhone or Android devices, following a similar move in China to block The New York Times app on iPhones.
Jan 7, 2017, 1:36 PMIn context
New York Times:
Apple removed news apps made by The New York Times from its App Store in China, complying with what it vaguely described as a request from Chinese authorities   —  Apple, complying with what it said was a request from Chinese authorities, removed news apps created by The New York Times from its app store in China late last month.
Jan 4, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
Unlike Instagram and Twitter, Snapchat does little to cater to celebrities' specific needs, which helps to keep posts authentic   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The musician Jay Sean has visited the headquarters of YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.  Instagram has reached out to tutor him on the best time to post photos for maximum impact.
Dec 19, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Airbnb and New York City settle suit over short-term rentals after city agrees to fine hosts and not the company for illegal listings   —  Airbnb has capitulated to the demands of lawmakers over its operations in New York City, the company's largest market in the United States …
Dec 3, 2016, 1:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Fidelity Investments led institutional shareholder campaign against Twitter acquisition; one source says potential deal has been halted   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The investor pressure began building on Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce.com, two weeks ago.
Oct 8, 2016, 1:57 AMIn context
New York Times:
Signal received a federal subpoena with gag order in first half of this year demanding IP addresses, browsing histories, and more, but it could hand over little   —  SAN FRANCISCO — It has been six months since the Justice Department backed off on demands that Apple help the F.B.I. break the security of a locked iPhone.
Oct 5, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Sapphire Ventures, whose sole investor is SAP, has closed a new $1B late-stage startup fund   —  Sapphire Ventures has closed on a $1 billion fund to invest in privately held start-ups, easing fears about a downturn in the venture capital industry.  —  Sapphire Ventures …
Sep 14, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Airbnb says it will institute a new nondiscrimination policy, ask users to agree to a “community commitment”, and test reducing the prominence of user photos   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb introduced several changes on Thursday to combat discrimination in its short-term rental policy …
Sep 8, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Twitter says it has suspended 235K accounts since February for promoting terrorism, bringing total to 360K since mid-2015   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter suspended 235,000 accounts that promoted terrorism over the last six months, as part of a continuing effort to keep people from using …
Aug 18, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
How Snapchat grew its ad business by persuading companies to try untested and experimental ad formats   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Snapchat's chief executive, Evan Spiegel, took the stage in June 2015 at a marketing conference in Cannes, France, to champion advertising on the ephemeral messaging service, advertisers were wary.
Aug 5, 2016, 8:55 AMIn context

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