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Brook Larmer / New York Times:
In China's bike-share-driven sharing economy, companies, investors, and the government see a potential windfall from customer data produced by every transaction   —  For decades after its Communist revolution in 1949, China was known as “the kingdom of bicycles.”
Nov 26, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Tim Wu / New York Times:
Net neutrality supporters have strong legal arguments to overturn Ajit Pai's proposed rules repeal in court   —  Back in 2005, a small phone company based in North Carolina named Madison River began preventing its subscribers from making phone calls using the internet application Vonage.
Nov 25, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Cliff Kuang / New York Times:
A look at Explainable AI, an emerging research discipline to make decision-making of machine learning systems more transparent and understandable to humans   —  As machine learning becomes more powerful, the field's researchers increasingly find themselves unable to account for what their algorithms know — or how they know it.
Nov 25, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Kalanick and CSO Joe Sullivan ordered $100K ransom to be paid; Uber tracked the hackers, pushed them to sign NDAs, disguised the payment as bug bounty   —  The company said hackers had stolen 57 million accounts and that the breach was kept secret.  In the aftermath, it fired its top security executive.
Nov 21, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Bitfinex's inadequate disclosures of 2016 hack and unclear ownership links to Tether, issuer of popular coins used to buy bitcoin, raise doubts about exchange   —  SAN FRANCISCO — As the price of Bitcoin has soared, the virtual currency has edged toward the mainstream.
Nov 21, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Apple removes “a number of voice over internet protocol apps”, including Skype, from its App Store in China for being non-compliant with local law   —  SHANGHAI — One of the last foreign-run tools for online communication in China appears to be in trouble with the authorities there.
Nov 21, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
US states are increasingly seeking lost tax revenue from Amazon merchants' sales, which Amazon has left up to merchants to pay   —  SEATTLE — Amazon and the tax man are back at it again.  —  For years, the company and state governments scuffled over Amazon's resistance to charging state sales tax …
Nov 16, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Stevan Dojcinovic / New York Times:
Serbian journalist says Facebook testing split News Feed for Pages and friends was ill-conceived and served to stifle the fledging democracy's independent media   —  BELGRADE, Serbia — My country, Serbia, has become an unwilling laboratory for Facebook's experiments on user behavior …
Nov 15, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Pam Belluck / New York Times:
FDA approves first digital pill, which has an embedded sensor that will show doctors whether and when patients are taking it, sparking privacy concerns   —  For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication embedded with a sensor that can tell doctors whether …
Nov 14, 2017, 1:20 AMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Quantum Circuits Inc., founded by Yale professors including physicist Robert Schoelkopf, raises $18M from Sequoia and Canaan to build and sell quantum computers   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Robert Schoelkopf is at the forefront of a worldwide effort to build the world's first quantum computer.
Nov 13, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context

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