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Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Chinese state media agencies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each quarter on Facebook ads to spread a positive message about China   —  A propaganda video produced by Xinhua, China's state news agency, and targeted to English-speaking audiences was published on Facebook.
Nov 8, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
China is gleaning know-how from US firms for its ambitious “Made in China 2025” program to dominate high-end tech, in an effort that is worrying Washington   —  BEIJING — When President Trump arrives in Beijing on Wednesday, he will most likely complain about traditional areas of dispute like steel and cars.
Nov 8, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Burt Helm / New York Times:
A behind-the-scenes look at an e-commerce startup's successful ad campaign on Facebook, powered by Facebook's opaque AI ad-targeting algorithm   —  The platform is so good at “microtargeting” that many small e-commerce companies barely even bother advertising anywhere else.
Nov 6, 2017, 5:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
Afghanistan bans WhatsApp, Telegram for 20 days for reasons as yet unclear; apps no longer work for gov't telecom users, but private telecoms have yet to comply   —  KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government has moved to temporarily ban WhatsApp, the messaging app that is popular among the country's elite …
Nov 5, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
At congressional grilling over Russian meddling, Google used its failures in social as cover from criticism targeted at companies like Facebook and Twitter   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After years of trying unsuccessfully to build a social network to rival Facebook, Google finally got something out of all of its failures: cover.
Nov 4, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Neal E. Boudette / New York Times:
Waymo partners with auto retailer AutoNation to maintain and repair its autonomous fleet   —  Waymo, one of the leading forces in self-driving technology, is enlisting the largest auto retailer in the United States, AutoNation, to maintain and repair the growing number of driverless vehicles Waymo is testing around the country.
Nov 2, 2017, 11:31 AMIn context
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

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