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New York Times:
Technologists, academics, politicians and journalists suggest ways to improve Facebook as a product and company   —  Colin Stretch, the general counsel of Facebook, appeared on Tuesday before senators who are investigating how Russia spread misinformation online during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Nov 1, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Profile of Senator Mark Warner, who became a millionaire with an early Nextel investment and is now a leading critic of big US internet companies in Congress   —  The Democratic senator from Virginia is emblematic of the shifting politics for big technology companies, which face congressional hearings this week.
Oct 30, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
Human rights groups say false information spread on Facebook, which is dominant in Myanmar, is stoking violence against the Rohingya ethnic group   —  Myanmar's government has barred Ashin Wirathu, an ultranationalist Buddhist monk, from public preaching for the past year …
Oct 29, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
How Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled's endorsements helped $30M ICO for Centra debit card, which had shady founders, made-up CEO, false Visa approval claims   —  Celebrity endorsements are helping start-ups raise big money in so-called initial coin offerings.  But it is not always clear what they are selling.
Oct 28, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
New York Times:
A look at Google's new Advanced Protection Program, which requires two $20 physical keys: easy to set up, offers good security, but limited app support for now   —  Why won't the password just go away?  The silly pet names, movie titles or sports teams that many people punch …
Oct 25, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
A look at Jack Dorsey's Square, whose success in recent quarters and steadily rising stock price means it could soon pass Twitter in market cap   —  Twitter may be President Trump's favorite platform, but Square, a payments company also run by Jack Dorsey, has had more success in recent quarters.
Oct 25, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Tanya Mohn / New York Times:
Honolulu passes law, which goes into effect Wednesday, that allows police to fine people up to $35 for looking at devices while crossing streets   —  You see them everywhere: people walking with their eyes glued to their mobile phone screens on busy streets.
Oct 24, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Sources: typical AI specialists receiving $300K-$500K a year in salary and stock; well-known names in the AI field have received compensation totalling millions   —  Nearly all big tech companies have an artificial intelligence project, and they are willing to pay experts millions of dollars to help get it done.
Oct 24, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Susan Fowler reflects on the impact of her essay that ignited harassment revelations, says she's working with a talent agency on a movie about her experiences   —  In her first interview since the essay that started a wave of sexual-harassment revelations, Susan Fowler tells her life story and looks to the future.
Oct 21, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Inside Amazon, diversity concerns flare up over Amazon's handling of harassment accusations against former Amazon Studios chief Roy Price   —  SEATTLE — Amazon on Friday tried to quell concerns among employees about sexual harassment accusations against an executive, sending an email …
Oct 21, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context

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