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Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Facebook VP Kevin Martin replaces Erin Egan as the company's head of policy in the US on an interim basis; Erin Egan will remain as chief privacy officer   —  WASHINGTON — Facebook on Tuesday replaced its head of policy in the United States, Erin Egan, as the social network scrambles to respond …
Apr 24, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Gary Gensler, CFTC's head from 2009 to 2014, thinks Ethereum and Ripple's respective currencies may have been issued and traded in violation of securities laws   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Gary Gensler was one of the top financial regulators in the Obama administration, the finance chief …
Apr 22, 2018, 9:55 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Profile of Campbell Brown, Facebook's head of news partnerships; sources say she controls a $90M budget that will pay partners to make original news programs   —  It was another terrible day for Facebook and the company had dispatched Campbell Brown, its head of news partnerships, to do some damage control.
Apr 21, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
How hate speech and misinformation spread on Facebook in developing countries like Sri Lanka, where reputable sources are scarce, leading to real-world violence   —  MEDAMAHANUWARA, Sri Lanka — Past the end of a remote mountain road, down a rutted dirt track, in a concrete house …
Apr 21, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
DOJ probes AT&T, Verizon, and, sources say, GSMA, for possible collusion to thwart eSIM tech; sources say probe opened after Apple and others filed complaints   —  WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into potential coordination by AT&T …
Apr 20, 2018, 3:53 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Tax forms filed by the nonprofit OpenAI provide insight into the enormous salaries and bonuses paid to AI specialists across the world   —  SAN FRANCISCO — One of the poorest-kept secrets in Silicon Valley has been the huge salaries and bonuses that experts in artificial intelligence can command.
Apr 20, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
David Gelles / New York Times:
Interview with Marissa Mayer, her first since leaving Yahoo, on her new Lumi Labs project, time at Google, thoughts on #MeToo movement, and more   —  The former Yahoo chief is renting Google's original office, where “there's a lot of good juju,” and planning her next act.  She just won't say what it is.
Apr 18, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Cambridge Analytica planned to raise funds via an ICO to create a system that would let people store and sell their online data to advertisers, says ex-employee   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The embattled voter-profiling firm Cambridge Analytica quietly sought to develop its own virtual currency …
Apr 17, 2018, 3:18 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Huawei, which has sought to increase US business, dials back political outreach, laying off some staff including the face of its lobbying efforts in DC   —  SHENZHEN, China — In a grand hotel ballroom on Tuesday, Huawei executives laid out a soaring vision for the future.
Apr 17, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Microsoft, Facebook, 30+ firms pledge to not help states mount cyberattacks against “innocent civilians and enterprises”; Google, Apple, Amazon decline to join   —  WASHINGTON — More than 30 high-tech companies, led by Microsoft and Facebook, announced a set of principles on Tuesday …
Apr 17, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context

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