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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Oct 30, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Analysis: video services operated by third parties on MySpace and GateHouse Media subdomains generated millions of fraudulent ad views   —  Myspace — the iconic social network of the early 2000s — seemed to be experiencing a resurgence this summer when millions of visitors flocked to its new video page …
Oct 27, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Zenefits and former CEO Parker Conrad settle SEC charges of misleading investors; Zenefits to pay $450K penalty, Conrad to pay ~$534K   —  The Securities and Exchange Commission, which polices bad behavior by publicly traded companies, has for the first time taken action against a privately …
Oct 26, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
Profile of Angela Ahrendts, who's reimagined Apple Stores and the community role they serve as “modern-day town squares”, amid lean years for physical retailers   —  The mall is dying — but Apple's retail chief Angela Ahrendts is reimagining the company's stores anyway.
Oct 25, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: some employees feel Facebook is being used as a scapegoat for 2016 election outcome using flawed hindsight about factors mostly beyond FB's control   —  In the summer of 2015, a Facebook engineer was combing through the company's internal data when he noticed something unusual.
Oct 20, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed:
Interviews reveal how Chinese authorities surveil citizens of its Xinjiang region using AI, iris scanning, and more developed by private firms   —  KASHGAR, China — This is a city where growing a beard can get you reported to the police.  So can inviting too many people to your wedding, or naming your child Muhammad or Medina.
Oct 19, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Kevin Collier / BuzzFeed:
Twitter took 11 months after being notified by GOP to shut down a fake Twitter account with 136K+ followers run by a Russian troll farm, posing as Tennessee GOP   —  The account was one of hundreds created by Russia's Internet Research Agency and drew 136,000 followers by tweeting divisive messages …
Oct 18, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
A look at Twitter's harassment problem in India, where local language abuse is common and offensive hashtags can appear in the top five trends for hours   —  In Twitter's fastest-growing market, abusive hashtags trend in the top-five spot for hours, local language harassment is common …
Oct 18, 2017, 3:00 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook executives, including its CSO and hardware chief, are increasingly using Twitter to spread Facebook's message and respond to journalists   —  As Facebook grapples with the unprecedented crisis that's arisen around its role in the 2016 US presidential election, some of the company's top executives …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook testing return of status messages, up to 101 characters, that can be set to expire   —  Facebook is testing a new “temporary profile status” feature that will allow its users to post ephemeral, text-only updates of up to 101 characters, a company spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News Tuesday.
Oct 17, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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eero:
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