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Jack Nicas / New York Times:
Sources: Apple signed deal with Volkswagen to use vans as autonomous staff shuttles, wanted to partner with BMW and Mercedes-Benz on all-electric autonomous car   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple had already curtailed its grand vision for disrupting the automotive industry by building its own self-driving car.
May 23, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Liz Alderman / New York Times:
A year after French President Macron announced an aggressive agenda to turn France into a “startup nation”, the country still lags the UK in tech investments   —  PARIS — When President Emmanuel Macron took office, he took pains to include two iPhones in his official portrait, a symbol of his penchant for technology.
May 23, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
China, signaling thaw with US over trade, approved sale of Toshiba's lucrative microchip unit last week to a consortium led by Bain Capital   —  Chinese officials have finally approved Toshiba's sale of a majority stake in its lucrative microchip unit to an American-led group …
May 21, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Barack and Michelle Obama sign multiyear deal with Netflix to produce TV shows and films for the streaming service, from scripted series to documentaries   —  WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former …
May 21, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Katrin Bennhold / New York Times:
Inside Facebook's deletion center in Berlin, where 1,200 people review posts violating firm's rules or German law and decide what is free speech or hate speech   —  A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world's biggest social network.
May 19, 2018, 11:35 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / New York Times:
Profile of Helen Dixon, Ireland's data protection commissioner, who will soon gain authority to investigate and fine tech giants with a regional HQ in Ireland   —  As Europe implements a sweeping new data privacy law, Ireland is in the middle of a standoff between regulators and tech companies.
May 16, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: DOJ and FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica and “associated US persons”, seeking info from former employees and banks that handled its business   —  WASHINGTON — The Justice Department and the F.B.I. are investigating Cambridge Analytica, the now-defunct political data firm …
May 15, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times:
The trio trying to strengthen data privacy rights with California Consumer Privacy Act: a real estate developer, an ex-CIA analyst, and a finance industry exec   —  OAKLAND, Calif. — The staging ground for one of the biggest regulatory fights facing the technology industry is far removed …
May 15, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
How WhatsApp is being used to spread misinformation, share fake polls, and exacerbate religious divides ahead of national elections in India   —  MANGALORE, India — Waving a giant saffron flag, Pranav Bhat last week joined a political rally for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India's ruling party …
May 14, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Jennifer Valentino-Devries / New York Times:
Securus Technologies, service provider to law enforcement, can locate any US phone in seconds, some say without proper vetting of requests   —  Thousands of jails and prisons across the United States use a company called Securus Technologies to provide and monitor calls to inmates.
May 11, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context

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