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Natasha Singer / New York Times:
How the philanthropic efforts of tech billionaires like Marc Benioff, Reed Hastings, and Mark Zuckerberg are influencing America's schools   —  In San Francisco's public schools, Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce, is giving middle school principals $100,000 “innovation grants” …
Jun 10, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Silk Road now has numerous successors, mostly Asia-based; AlphaBay, now the leading dark web market, has 21k+ opioid listings, 4,100 for fentanyl, related drugs   —  Anonymous online sales are surging, and people are dying.  Despite dozens of arrests, new merchants — many based in Asia — quickly pop up.
Jun 10, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
22 arrested in China for selling data like names, phone numbers of Apple customers; police say 20 worked for firms selling Apple devices or as Apple contractors   —  To Apple's mounting problems in China, add official scrutiny over privacy.  —  The Chinese police earlier this week …
Jun 10, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey working on a defense startup; sources: it's focused on bringing lidar to border surveillance, Thiel's Founders Fund plans to invest   —  Palmer Freeman Luckey was the kind of wunderkind Silicon Valley venerates.  When he was just 21, he made an overnight fortune selling …
Jun 4, 2017, 8:52 PMIn context
Ryan McMorrow / New York Times:
How the troubled Chinese tech firm LeEco borrowed $2.1B since the beginning of 2016 through China's shadowy informal financial system   —  When a Chinese tech company with global ambitions began to run short of cash last year, it sought billions of dollars from new investors.  One of them was a music teacher.
Jun 4, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Apple should make new features like iMessage apps and 3D Touch more discoverable to aid mass adoption   —  SAN FRANCISCO — As Apple prepares to show off new features for the iPhone and other devices at its developer conference on Monday, the company is grappling with an uncomfortable issue …
Jun 4, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
How Marissa Mayer made $239M in her time at Yahoo: stock-heavy compensation buoyed by Yahoo's increasingly valuable Alibaba and Yahoo Japan investments   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When a withered Yahoo is absorbed by Verizon Communications in the next week or so, it will be the end of an era …
Jun 3, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Andrew Higgins / New York Times:
In a departure from previous denials, Putin says “patriotically minded” private Russian hackers could have been involved in US election cyberattacks   —  MOSCOW — Shifting from his previous blanket denials, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia suggested on Thursday that …
Jun 1, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Sui-Lee Wee / New York Times:
As China prepares to implement its new cybersecurity law that requires firms to store data in China and more, some experts and businesses worry about its scope   —  BEIJING — As China moves to start enforcing a new cybersecurity law, foreign companies face a major problem: They know very little about it.
May 31, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Uber fires VP Anthony Levandowski for refusing to cooperate in the Uber vs Waymo case, according to an internal email   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, a vice president of technology and the star engineer leading the company's self-driving automobile efforts …
May 30, 2017, 2:42 PMIn context

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