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Charles Duhigg / New York Times:
How Foundem.com's case against Google exposes the flawed argument of a self-correcting internet economy and shows why antitrust laws are key for tech growth   —  Critics say the search giant is squelching competition before it begins.  Should the government step in?
Feb 21, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
On Facebook and Twitter, lax enforcement lets impostor accounts thrive, leaves few options for those whose identities are taken, enabling fake news, propaganda   —  When Hilary Mason, a data scientist and entrepreneur, discovered that dozens of automated “bot” accounts had sprung up to impersonate …
Feb 20, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
One hour after news broke about the Florida school shooting, hundreds of suspected Russian-linked Twitter bots released divisive posts on the gun control debate   —  SAN FRANCISCO — One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links …
Feb 20, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
Fact-checking the tweetstorm by Facebook VP of ads Rob Goldman on the Mueller indictment and Facebook's role in election interference by Russia   —  Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia's disinformation effort.  President Trump then cited him.  We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.
Feb 19, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Bipartisan group of senators proposes Cloud Act to access data stored overseas, authorizing DOJ to enter into agreements with countries with similar due process   —  Congress is now considering long-overdue legislation that authorizes faster access to internationally stored electronic data needed …
Feb 19, 2018, 3:10 AMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Six months after China unveiled a plan to become the world's leader in AI, experts say the Trump administration has done little to respond to the challenge   —  Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world's leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.
Feb 14, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Harvard, MIT, NYU among growing crop of US universities offering computer science ethics courses on AI, autonomous vehicles, privacy and civil rights in tech   —  PALO ALTO, Calif. — The medical profession has an ethic: First, do no harm.  —  Silicon Valley has an ethos: Build it first and ask for forgiveness later.
Feb 13, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Researchers: cyberattack caused disruption to Pyeongchang2018.com and local internet, which grounded drones and more during Winter Olympics' opening ceremony   —  A cyberattack caused the internet disruptions during the Winter Olympics' opening ceremony on Friday night, Olympic officials and security experts said.
Feb 12, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Study: facial recognition systems of Microsoft, IBM, and China's Megvii had 21%-35% error rate for dark-skinned women versus below 1% for light-skinned men   —  Facial recognition technology is improving by leaps and bounds.  Some commercial software can now tell if a person in a photograph is male or female 99 percent of the time.
Feb 10, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
The way Khosrowshahi led Waymo settlement efforts reveals his tactics to fix Uber's reputation: expressions of regret accompanied by conciliation and compromise   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For weeks, Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's chief executive, and some of his lieutenants had worked behind the scenes …
Feb 9, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context

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