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New York Times:
A look at how robotic hands are evolving to perform more complex tasks on their own, thanks to advances in AI and machine learning   —  Robotic hands could only do what vast teams of engineers programmed them to do.  Now they can learn more complex tasks on their own.  —  A robotic hand?
Jul 31, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
How small countries like Bermuda, Malta, and Liechtenstein are racing to become the go-to destination for cryptocurrency firms by passing friendly legislation   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Hedge funds go to the Cayman Islands to incorporate.  Big companies are generally domiciled in Delaware.
Jul 31, 2018, 6:55 AMIn context
Jeffery C. Mays / New York Times:
Some civil rights groups join Uber's fight against NYC's proposed one-year freeze on for-hire vehicle licenses, say it will adversely impact blacks and Latinos   —  As president of the New York Urban League, Arva Rice often relies on ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft to reach her home in Harlem after late-night events.
Jul 31, 2018, 12:15 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Robert Mueller wants to question Donald Trump over tweets about Sessions and Comey as part of an obstruction of justice inquiry   —  WASHINGTON — For years, President Trump has used Twitter as his go-to public relations weapon, mounting a barrage of attacks on celebrities …
Jul 26, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Source: Chinese government has withdrawn its approval for Facebook's new subsidiary in the country   —  SHANGHAI — For Facebook, success in China was brief.  Very brief.  —  For several hours, a Chinese government database showed that Facebook had gained approval to open a subsidiary in the eastern province of Zhejiang.
Jul 25, 2018, 10:31 AMIn context
Lincoln Pigman / New York Times:
Russian lawmakers propose bill requiring sites with 100K+ daily visitors to take down “inaccurate” posts or comments within a day or face fines up to ~$800K   —  MOSCOW — Russia, which American intelligence agencies said spread its fair share of misinformation during …
Jul 23, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Stacy Cowley / New York Times:
UpGuard: sensitive documents from 100+ companies including VW, Toyota, and Tesla were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics   —  Automakers like Tesla, Toyota and Volkswagen go to great lengths to keep their technical information confidential.
Jul 21, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Facebook executives struggle to describe a coherent strategy to deal with misinformation on the site; it's a hodgepodge of “exceptions to the exceptions”   —  Facebook was once the most nimble company of its generation.  The speed at which it adapted to every challenge was legendary.
Jul 20, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Zoe Greenberg / New York Times:
New York City passes bill to restrict short-term rentals, under which Airbnb would be required to provide detailed information on hosts every month to the city   —  The New York City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to significantly restrict Airbnb and other online home rental services …
Jul 19, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
To combat China's rise in tech, the US government should spend more on the research and development of advanced technologies rather than imposing tariffs   —  At the heart of the trade war between the United States and China lies a profound and unsettling question: Who should control the key technologies that will rule tomorrow?
Jul 19, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context

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