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New York Times:
How Jeff Bezos and Amazon's participation in the public sphere grew alongside the company, Bezos' other investments, and his personal wealth   —  Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person and can afford virtually any luxury.  But obscurity is no longer among them.
Jan 12, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
The fallout from Uber's disclosure of its $100K payment to a hacker who stole consumer data exposes legal ambiguity with tech companies' bug bounty programs   —  SAN FRANCISCO — “Hello Joe,” read the November 2016 email from someone identifying himself as “John Doughs.”  “I have found a major vulnerability in Uber.”
Jan 12, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Zuckerberg says News Feed will focus on what friends share, de-emphasize content from publishers and brands as it moves to favor interactions over passive posts   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members …
Jan 11, 2018, 7:47 PMIn context
New York Times:
House votes 256 to 164 to extend Section 702 FISA warrantless surveillance program for six years with minimal changes; bill now proceeds to the Senate   —  WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to extend the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program …
Jan 11, 2018, 11:52 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Recent public outcry against Alibaba's Sesame Credit and Tencent's WeChat over user privacy point to a growing demand for online data protection in China   —  SHANGHAI — China's biggest online payment company offers its hundreds of millions of users a breakdown on their spending each year …
Jan 7, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
How Nvidia researchers generated pictures of faces that appear to be real but aren't by analyzing photos of celebrities and detecting patterns   —  To create the final image in this set, the system generated 10 million revisions over 18 days.  —  The woman in the photo seems familiar.
Jan 4, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
New York Times:
Russian and Venezuelan governments talk about digital currencies, to be theoretically backed by countries' natural resources like oil, to sidestep sanctions   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Russian and Venezuelan officials are hoping virtual currencies can help their countries make an end run around American sanctions.
Jan 3, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Researchers say there is no known fix for Spectre CPU flaw; Meltdown flaw affects almost all Intel CPUs, requires software patch that could cause slowness   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Computer security experts have discovered two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside nearly all of the world's computers.
Jan 3, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Raymond Zhong / New York Times:
Chinese news app Toutiao suspends 1.1K+ blog accounts, updates app to cover more state media, as source says its parent is in talks to raise at $30B+ valuation   —  HONG KONG — One of the world's most valuable start-ups got that way by using artificial intelligence to satisfy Chinese internet …
Jan 3, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Stanford AI car-image project analyzed 50M Google Street View images and location data to find geographic trends in race, voting behavior, wealth, and more   —  What vehicle is most strongly associated with Republican voting districts?  Extended-cab pickup trucks.  For Democratic districts?  Sedans.
Jan 1, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
A new app aims to shatter the stigma surrounding mental health  —  iRel8 connects users anonymously to others experiencing anxiety, addiction, depression and dozens of other conditions.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Adyen:
Get a glimpse into the future of retail technology  —  The retail world always takes leaps, but as 2018 approaches, Adyen data and market research gives some early clues as to where it might land.
Zoho:
5 Signs That Your Website Needs Conversion Rate Optimization  —  If you've spent any time in marketing meetings, you've probably heard the term “Conversion Rate Optimization” get thrown around.
Thomson Reuters:
2018 Top 100 Global Tech Leaders  —  21st century technology-sector leadership requires more than financial success.  It also requires a commitment to compliance, innovation, and much more.  Who are today's leaders?