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New York Times:
Senators Demand Online Ad Disclosures as Tech Lobby Mobilizes   —  WASHINGTON — Senator John McCain and two Democratic senators will move on Thursday to force Facebook, Google and other internet companies to disclose who is purchasing online political advertising, after revelations …
Oct 19, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
John Koblin / New York Times:
Nielsen announces it is providing Netflix viewer data to clients, based on audio recognition in 44K homes in US; Netflix disputes accuracy   —  In the five years since Netflix started streaming original series like the Emmy-winning “House of Cards” and “Master of None,” the shows …
Oct 18, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
PolitiFact and Snopes, using Google AdSense, unwittingly hosted ads by fake news publishers; source says AdSense has terminated the ads   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The headlines are eye-catching.  Melania Trump is leaving the White House!  Home renovation cable star Joanna Gaines has abandoned her HGTV show and husband Chip Gaines!
Oct 18, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
How North Korea's cyber warfare unit grew from a joke in 2009 into a major and active threat today, backed by 6,000+ hackers   —  When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them.
Oct 15, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Winnie Hu / New York Times:
More people are using Uber in New York City than taxis, with 289K vs. 277K average trips/day in July; half of all Uber rides now starting outside Manhattan   —  Taxi or Uber?  —  It is not even a question for Samantha Forrest, 22, a single mother who sees so few taxis that she does not consider them an option.
Oct 14, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Twitter users split about whether to join #WomenBoycottTwitter Friday protest triggered by Twitter's temporary suspension of Rose McGowan's account   —  Activists, celebrities and journalists joined a boycott of Twitter on Friday to protest the social media platform's locking of the account …
Oct 13, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Facebook statements on political ad reviewing lack clarity in some areas: review guidelines, which topics are “debatable social issues”, what varies by region   —  Nearly a year after Election Day, Facebook's role in our modern political infrastructure is finally coming into focus.
Oct 11, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: after hacking Kaspersky's network in 2014, Israel told NSA that it found Russian spies using Kaspersky software to search for US intel docs   —  It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers …
Oct 10, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
How Masayoshi Son plans to invest his ~$100B SoftBank Vision Fund: AI firms related to transportation, agriculture, medicine, more   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Eric Gundersen, the chief executive of a mapping start-up called Mapbox, met Masayoshi Son, the head of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank …
Oct 10, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
New York Times:
Analysis shows that much of the content found on Russia-linked Facebook pages used in 2016 election was taken directly from Americans   —  YouTube videos of police beatings on American streets.  A widely circulated internet hoax about Muslim men in Michigan collecting welfare for multiple wives.
Oct 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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