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New York Times:
The marked contrast between Amazon's and Sears' compensation plans shows the shift in recent years away from employees to shareholders   —  Half a century ago, a typical Sears salesman could walk out of the store at retirement with a nest egg worth well over a million in today's dollars, feathered with company stock.
Oct 24, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Google plans to reach five million schoolchildren with a digital citizenship education program, but critics say it should be disqualified from doing so   —  The tech giant is positioning itself in schools as a trusted authority on digital citizenship at a moment when the company's data-handling practices are under growing scrutiny.
Oct 24, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Snapchat says it helped more than 400K US users register to vote during a recent two-week period, following an in-app push to encourage registration   —  WASHINGTON — Taylor Swift has nothing on Snapchat — at least when it comes to persuading people to register to vote.
Oct 23, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Julian E. Barnes / New York Times:
Sources: US Cyber Command targets Russian operatives to deter them from spreading disinformation, in first known overseas cyberoperation to protect elections   —  WASHINGTON — The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation …
Oct 23, 2018, 11:11 AMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
With tougher immigration rules for foreign-born tech experts and concerns around national security, quantum computing faces a talent shortage in the US   —  Christopher Savoie, founder and chief executive of a start-up called Zapata, offered jobs this year to three scientists who specialize …
Oct 23, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Detecting fake news using AI will require a number of major advances far beyond today's AI, which just flags word patterns and operates at a keyword level   —  At least not for decades to come.  Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg.  —  Dr. Marcus is a professor of psychology and neural science.
Oct 22, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
How projects like Ocean Protocol, Oasis, Enigma, and SingularityNET use blockchain for AI research hoping to curb the dominance of big tech in the field   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Pairing artificial intelligence and the blockchain might be what you would expect from a scammer looking to make a quick buck in 2018.
Oct 21, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Edmund Lee / New York Times:
Netflix says it will spend $18.6B on content, and forecasts $3B negative cash flow for 2018 and 2019, judging that aggressive spending leads to more subscribers   —  The streaming service surprised Wall Street with huge gains in subscribers in the third quarter.
Oct 21, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at apps like Cruz Crew, N.R.A., and Great America that offer conservatives safe spaces free from the content guidelines of big platforms like Facebook   —  Imagine a society in which everyone more or less agrees with you.  —  You wake up in the morning to online greetings from people …
Oct 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Saudis groomed a Twitter employee to spy on accounts of dissidents; he was investigated and fired in Dec. 2015 after Western intelligence warnings   —  Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he was sleeping.
Oct 20, 2018, 12:38 PMIn context

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