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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Facebook rolls out new suicide prevention tools, including faster message flagging for moderators, self-help guides, more   —  MENLO PARK, Calif. — When Carrie Simmons opened her Facebook app one day in late 2014, she saw a status update from a high school friend she had not seen in years that alarmed her.
Jun 14, 2016, 1:38 PMIn context
New York Times:
Uber raises $3.5B from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, will add managing director of the fund to its board   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In its quest to build a global empire, Uber has turned to the Middle East for its biggest infusion of cash from a single investor.
Jun 1, 2016, 4:39 PMIn context
New York Times:
Some Silicon Valley luminaries, including Vinod Khosla and Jessica Livingston, express approval for Peter Thiel's tactics against Gawker   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After the news that one of Silicon Valley's stars secretly funded a lawsuit to bring down a gossip site, the overwhelming response …
May 28, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Current and former workers say Facebook Trending Topics group was ill-managed, relied on personal news judgment, had no intentional, institutional bias   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Last July, in a seventh-floor conference room at Facebook's Lower Manhattan offices, a small group met to discuss the future of news media on the social network.
May 20, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Apple and Didi were in contact for more than a year, closed the $1B deal in three weeks after CEOs met in April to discuss cooperation   —  HONG KONG — A $1 billion investment by Apple in a Chinese ride-hailing app is a rounding error for the Silicon Valley giant …
May 13, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Uber partners with a prominent union in New York to create a drivers' group, Independent Drivers Guild, to serve as a forum for dialogue but not a union   —  Uber announced an agreement on Tuesday with a prominent union to create an association for drivers in New York that would establish …
May 10, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Ellen Pao and other prominent Silicon Valley women launch new nonprofit Project Include to help collect and share data on diversity in tech companies   —  Women in Tech Band Together to Track Diversity, After Hours  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Ellen Pao spent the last few years spotlighting …
May 3, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
Uber reaches settlement in class-action suit in CA and MA; drivers in those states to remain independent contractors; firm to pay drivers as much as $100M   —  Uber Settles Cases With Concessions, but Drivers Stay Freelancers  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has long been embroiled in a debate …
Apr 21, 2016, 10:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Reddit expands its blocking feature, now hides comment responses from the users you block, similar to “muting” on Twitter, as well as blocking personal messages   —  Reddit Steps Up Anti-Harassment Measures With New Blocking Tool  —  Bit by bit, Reddit — long the Internet's playground …
Apr 6, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Garrett Camp, co-founder of Uber, and others raise $100M for Expa Labs, a San Francisco-based incubator where startups receive $500K in backing   —  Expa Labs Will Nurture Tech Start-Ups a Few at a Time  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Throw a rock in any direction in Silicon Valley and it may strike …
Mar 30, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context

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