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Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Goldman Sachs to open a Bitcoin trading operation, will begin using its own money to trade Bitcoin futures contracts on behalf of clients in the next few weeks   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Most big banks have tried to stay far away from the scandal-tainted virtual currency Bitcoin.
May 2, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Carlos Tejada / New York Times:
Xerox says its chairman, CEO, and majority of its board are leaving, to be replaced by allies of shareholders that oppose Fujifilm merger   —  Xerox's plan to merge its business with Fujifilm of Japan looks to be increasingly in jeopardy, as its chairman, its chief executive and a majority …
May 2, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Survey of 1,499 US adults shows political affiliation predicts perspective on surveillance, with Republicans expressing far more positive views than Democrats   —  A new study on surveillance finds that Republicans tend to feel pleased about tracking, both online and in real life, while Democrats often feel bad about it.
May 1, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Laura M. Holson / New York Times:
Instagram says it will expand anti-bullying tools, including hiding comments that attack appearances   —  Instagram said Tuesday it was expanding its online anti-bullying initiative, adding a new filter to weed out comments meant to harass or bully the 800 million users of the popular social media site.
May 1, 2018, 2:21 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
How 205 Facebook and Instagram accounts were impersonating Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, many to scam vulnerable users through promises of lottery prizes   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A Facebook notification on Gary Bernhardt's phone woke him up one night last November with incredible news …
Apr 26, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Sui-Lee Wee / New York Times:
Apr 26, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
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

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Microsoft:
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IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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