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Reetika Khera / New York Times:
India's biometric ID project Aadhaar has helped neither with welfare nor against corruption and created new problems, exposing people's personal data to theft   —  NEW DELHI — Aadhaar, India's grand program to provide a unique 12-digit identification number to each of its 1.3 billion residents …
Jan 22, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook's lead liaison with Beijing, Wang-Li Moser, resigned in December after a three-year tenure in a fresh setback to its China charm campaign   —  HONG KONG — The executive in charge of Facebook's efforts to court China has left the company, a fresh setback for the social network …
Jan 19, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Steven Johnson / New York Times:
An in-depth look at the potential of decentralized blockchain tech that aims to fix some of the internet's fundamental structural problems   —  Yes, it's driven by greed — but the mania for cryptocurrency could wind up building something much more important than wealth.
Jan 17, 2018, 4:20 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
22 attorneys general file lawsuit to stop FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules; Mozilla, other net neutrality advocates also filed suits against FCC   —  The legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's recent repeal of so-called net neutrality regulations began on Tuesday …
Jan 16, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
VCs invested $1.5B+ in chip startups last year, nearly doubling investments made two years ago, on rising demands of AI computing and acquisitions in the space   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips.
Jan 16, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Inside the community of early cryptocurrency investors, now multimillionaires, and how they manage newfound riches and the explosion of interest in the industry   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg.
Jan 14, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
Paytm, Google, others see India's low rate of digital payments as an opportunity after the value of digital wallet transactions rose 64% from Dec. '16-Dec. '17   —  ALIGARH, India — Signs and banners for Paytm, India's biggest digital payments service, festoon Pooran Singh's cellphone shop …
Jan 13, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context
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

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