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Adam Satariano / New York Times:
Head of European Data Protection Board, responsible for GDPR application, criticizes US sites limiting access from EU, says there was plenty of time to prepare   —  LONDON — American news outlets including The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and The Arizona Daily Star abruptly blocked access …
May 25, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / New York Times:
As Europe enacts GDPR, EU officials are encouraging countries like Brazil, Japan, and South Korea to adopt similar laws by tying data protection to trade deals   —  LONDON — The notices are flooding people's inboxes en masse, from large technology companies, including Facebook and Uber …
May 25, 2018, 5:20 AMIn context
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

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