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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
New York Times:
China is investing heavily in AI and is preparing for a concerted nationwide push, while Trump proposes budget cuts that would impact AI research   —  HONG KONG — Sören Schwertfeger finished his postdoctorate research on autonomous robots in Germany, and seemed set to go to Europe or the United States …
May 27, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Draft legislation from the White House, which has circulated among several congressional committees, would allow US to track and destroy domestic drones   —  The Trump administration is asking Congress to give the federal government sweeping powers to track, hack and destroy any type of drone …
May 24, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Google's AlphaGo beats world's top Go player, China's Ke Jie; China reportedly blocked livestreams of the match, despite enormous interest within the country   —  HONG KONG — It isn't looking good for humanity.  —  The world's best player of what might be humankind's most complicated board game …
May 23, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Kimiko De Freytas-Tamura / New York Times:
Nairobi Uber drivers concerned about Uber's recently announced service in Kenya that halves the $2.90 minimum fare, lets drivers use older, lower-quality cars   —  NAIROBI, Kenya — James Njoroge, an Uber driver in Nairobi, earns barely $5 at the end of a grueling 10-hour workday ferrying …
May 23, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Pittsburgh officials and residents have regrets 9 months after Uber began testing self-driving cars in the city, with lack of shared data among disappointments   —  PITTSBURGH — When Uber picked this former Rust Belt town as the inaugural city for its driverless car experiment, Pittsburgh played the consummate host.
May 22, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Bill Vlasic / New York Times:
Ford replaces Mark Fields as CEO with Jim Hackett, head of its autonomous vehicle unit   —  (Editors' note: Ford on Monday announced the replacement of its chief executive, Mark Fields, vowing to catch up in the race to build self-driving cars and define a new era in personal mobility.)
May 22, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike raises $100M round led by existing investor Accel, at a pre-money valuation close to $1B, bringing total raised to $256M   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Cybersecurity has been in the news seemingly nonstop, including the hacking of the Democratic National Committee …
May 17, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Facebook fined €150K by French watchdog for failing to protect user data from advertisers as part of wider European probe but wasn't ordered to change practices   —  Facebook suffered a setback on Tuesday over how it uses the reams of information it collects about users worldwide …
May 16, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context

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