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Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Slack updates privacy policy to comply with GDPR, says customers with certain premium services can download all data, including DMs, without informing members   —  Slack just updated its privacy policy and tools, and one of the changes may give some users pause.
Mar 22, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Ruth Reader / Fast Company:
Boxed CFO Naeem Ishaq leaving the company after weeks of rumors that the company might be acquired and after the company rejected a $400M offer from Kroger   —  Boxed recently rejected a $400 million bid from grocery giant Kroger.  —  It has been reported for weeks that wholesale grocer Boxed is exploring an acquisition.
Mar 14, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Marcus Baram / Fast Company:
Activists documenting Syrian war say YouTube takedowns and restorations of videos in 2017 left 200K+ videos offline with deletions now continuing at slower pace   —  Thousands of videos, some of which offer crucial evidence of war crimes, have been deleted via the platform's algorithms.
Mar 7, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Techmeme announces Techmeme Ride Home podcast hosted by Internet History Podcast's Brian McCullough, summarizing tech news every weekday at 5pm ET   —  It's hosted by Brian McCullough, creator of the Internet History Podcast.  —  The favorite website of many a techie is jumping on the podcasting bandwagon.
Mar 6, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Class action suit filed against Google alleges first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL phones were knowingly sold with defective microphones   —  Google is facing a lawsuit over the original Pixel.  —  In a class action complaint filed this week, plaintiffs allege that the microphones in their Pixel …
Feb 7, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Marcus Baram / Fast Company:
Shervin Pishevar filed for dismissal of his lawsuit against a GOP opposition firm, will keep fighting “smear campaign” he says came with rape allegations   —  In the latest, stunning chapter of the Shervin Pishevar saga, the tech investor accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women …
Feb 5, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Baidu details DuerOS platform strategy and how it plans to compete to get its smart assistant into third party hardware as it looks to expand internationally   —  Unlike Amazon and Google, Baidu's DuerOS avoids competing with its hardware partners.  —  Baidu's Raven H smart speaker is meant to be noticed.
Jan 20, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Alex Rosenblat / Fast Company:
How Uber, Lyft, and other ride hail drivers use online forums to compare notes, share info, push back at employers, and help each other navigate the gig economy   —  Ride-hail drivers work alone, but they're banding together online to compare notes, uncover new policies, and help each other navigate the rough roads of the gig economy.
Jan 11, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Twitter has quietly started verifying users again, after pausing verifications in November alongside a promise of a new authentication and verification program   —  Twitter, the magical social media platform where rules are implemented and changed as quickly as hyenas appear in the night …
Jan 8, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
Real estate tech company Compass raises $450M from SoftBank's Vision Fund at a $2.2B valuation, plans to double its domestic reach in the US   —  Compass, a New York-based real estate startup, said Thursday that it had raised $450 million in funding from SoftBank Group's Vision Fund.
Dec 7, 2017, 9:01 AMIn context

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