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Hiroko Tabuchi / New York Times:
Groups skeptical of climate change are gaming Google's largely automated ad systems to promote misleading claims that reject established climate science   —  Groups that reject established climate science can use the search engine's advertising business to their advantage …
Jan 1, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Peter S. Goodman / New York Times:
How Sweden, Norway, Finland prepare for AI-driven automation: employer-financed placement programs for those laid off, big public spending on social safety nets   —  In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation, Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
Dec 31, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Some positive tech of 2017: helping blind people navigate, cryptocurrencies for charity, fighting hiring bias with AI, helping immigrants navigate laws, more   —  For much of Silicon Valley, 2017 felt like a nonstop parade of scandal and sin.  —  There was the decline of Uber …
Dec 30, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Megan Specia / New York Times:
Facebook says it removed Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov's accounts due to US sanctions, prompting questions on why others, like Venezuela's Maduro, are still active   —  The strongman leader of the Chechen Republic has long been a prolific social media user, filling his accounts with photos …
Dec 28, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
SoftBank agrees to buy at least 14% of Uber from shareholders at a $48B valuation, will invest an additional $1.25B at a $67.5B valuation, documents show   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Uber's largest shareholders have agreed to sell a significant stake in the ride-hailing giant at a steep discount …
Dec 28, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Raymond Zhong / New York Times:
South Korean government says people who trade cryptocurrencies must use their real names, as it seeks to curb speculation following ban on ICOs in September   —  South Korea will require people who trade Bitcoin and other virtual currencies to do so under their real names …
Dec 28, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
How Helios and Matheson Analytics, which raised $60M to grow MoviePass, plans to make $9.95/mo service profitable using data from its rapidly growing user base   —  LOS ANGELES — As streaming services like Netflix and Hulu surge in popularity, movie theaters have been trying to compete …
Dec 27, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Yair Rosenberg / New York Times:
Twitter blocked Impostor Buster, a bot that exposed trolls that posted racist messages impersonating Jews, other minorities, after trolls reported harassment   —  Like many Jewish journalists who reported on Donald Trump's presidential campaign, I spent the 2016 election being harassed …
Dec 27, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
CB Insights: ten largest tech companies in US were involved in $2.7B worth of health care equity deals in 2017, up from $277M in 2012   —  When Daniel Poston, a second-year medical student in Manhattan, opened the App Store on his iPhone a couple of weeks ago, he was astonished to see an app for a new heart study prominently featured.
Dec 27, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Lisa W. Foderaro / New York Times:
As residential neighborhoods near highways struggle with the traffic sent by navigation apps like Waze, Leonia, NJ is closing 60 of its streets to outsiders   —  LEONIA, N.J. — It is bumper to bumper as far as the eye can see, the kind of soul-sucking traffic jam that afflicts highways the way bad food afflicts rest stops.
Dec 24, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context

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