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Kate Conger / New York Times:
Data from Portland's 4-month scooter program, which capped the number of scooters to ~2K and recorded 700K+ rides, shows scooters often replaced short car trips   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The e-scooter boom began in Santa Monica, Calif., about 16 months ago.  Electric scooters …
Jan 16, 2019, 12:05 AMIn context
Daniel Victor / New York Times:
A simple picture of an egg, posted by an anonymous Instagram user, has set the record for most likes, with over 40M, surpassing Kylie Jenner's 18M record   —  There's nothing special about the egg.  Seems like a fine enough egg.  But more than 22 million people have liked it, dethroning Kylie Jenner's birth-announcement post.
Jan 15, 2019, 12:20 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Some Twitter users in China, of which there are 3.2M, face detention and threats in Beijing's broad and punitive new censorship push   —  SHANGHAI — One man spent 15 days in a detention center.  The police threatened another's family.  A third was chained to a chair for eight hours of interrogation.
Jan 11, 2019, 12:40 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / New York Times:
Some VCs say they are rooting for a market dip to counterbalance an overheated startup market, with a VC at IVP predicting valuations will drop 10%-40% in 2019   —  Some venture capitalists are rooting for a market dip to calm Silicon Valley's overheated start-up scene.
Jan 9, 2019, 6:55 PMIn context
Melissa Eddy / New York Times:
Twenty-year-old German man admits to stealing and publishing data on hundreds of lawmakers, journalists, and other figures from every party except far-right AfD   —  BERLIN — A 20-year-old German student took advantage of passwords as weak as “Iloveyou” and “1234” to hack into online accounts …
Jan 8, 2019, 11:35 AMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
Lambda School, which trains students online to be software engineers in exchange for a share of future income, raises $30M Series B from Bedrock, GV, YC, others   —  Income Sharing Agreements are gaining the attention of higher education and Wall Street.  One early success story is getting a boost from venture capital.
Jan 8, 2019, 11:14 AMIn context
New York Times:
A Facebook ad campaign associating Roy Moore with calls for a state alcohol ban during Alabama's Senate race was a false flag operation by Democratic activists   —  The “Dry Alabama” Facebook page, illustrated with stark images of car wrecks and videos of families ruined by drink …
Jan 7, 2019, 11:40 PMIn context
New York Times:
Los Angeles sues the company behind the Weather Channel app, which is owned by IBM, for slyly using location data for commercial purposes   —  The Weather Channel app deceptively collected, shared and profited from the location information of millions of American consumers …
Jan 3, 2019, 10:05 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Some tech industry insiders are worried that the export restrictions on AI proposed by the Commerce Department would stunt the industry in the US   —  The Commerce Department is considering national security restrictions on artificial intelligence.  Some worry they could stunt the industry in the U.S.
Jan 3, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Obituary of Karen Sparck Jones, a self-taught programmer whose 1972 research paper on natural language processing laid the groundwork for modern search engines   —  A pioneer of computer science for work combining statistics and linguistics, and an advocate for women in the field.
Jan 3, 2019, 6:45 AMIn context

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