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Ilya Zhegulev / BuzzFeed:
Investigation into the internal power struggle at Kaspersky Lab, which former staff say was won by managers with ties to Russian intelligence   —  Kaspersky Lab is under fire in the US over concerns that it could provide its clients' private — and at times secret — information to the Russian government.
Jan 23, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
BuzzFeed:
How scammers are getting rich using social media, phony news sites, and private pump and dump group chats to spread false information about cryptocurrencies   —  In the largely unregulated world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, fraudsters are getting rich by deliberately spreading false information …
Jan 22, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: YouTube plans to create Intelligence Desk to seek out inappropriate content using Google data, user reports, social media trends, outside consultants   —  YouTube is planning to proactively seek out and police inappropriate or offensive content following public backlash …
Jan 19, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Twitter again disputes claims from a Project Veritas undercover video aimed at the company, saying “We do not proactively review DMs. Period.”   —  “We do not proactively review DMs.  Period.”  —  On Monday, conservative activist and filmmaker James O'Keefe published undercover footage …
Jan 15, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Some Facebook ex-staffers think Twitter-inspired 2013 shift to display more news was a failed experiment, as time spent on FB has declined the past two years   —  Getty Images / John Paczkowski, BuzzFeed News  —  When news broke on Thursday evening of Facebook's dramatic overhaul of its News Feed …
Jan 13, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Molly Hensley-Clancy / BuzzFeed:
Jeff Bezos says he and his wife will give $33M in scholarship money to DACA students   —  A day after Trump rejected a deal to preserve DACA, Jeff Bezos said he would make a major charitable donation to support DREAMers.  —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Friday that he would give $33 million …
Jan 12, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Kodak now is not Kodak we knew, it's a shell of a bankrupt company that was worth $135M before blockchain announcements like KODAKCoin and KashMiner this week   —  The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be a showcase of invention.  Each year, giant corporations from around the world flock …
Jan 10, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Jan 10, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook says it's sunsetting M as a standalone concierge bot, but its context-based suggestions will live on inside Messenger conversations   —  Facebook's standalone concierge bot M will soon be no more.  —  On Jan. 19, Facebook is sunsetting the initial version of M, which has been available in closed beta since fall 2015.
Jan 8, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
Reports suggest India's Aadhaar national ID database was breached, exposing information of ~1.2B Indians and allowing creation of admin accounts by other admins   —  In 2010 India started scanning personal details like names, addresses, dates of birth, mobile numbers, and more …
Jan 4, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context

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