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Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Social platforms and Silicon Valley Funders operate with sloppy disregard of the consequences of hate speech, unwilling to lose users and hurt their bottom line   —  This is what the internet has come to: thugs like Mohammed bin Salman funding tech companies to host the vitriol of thugs like Cesar Sayoc and Robert Bowers.
Nov 1, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
A look at the internal backlash at Google over its handling of sexual harassment claims, as employees around the world walked out in protest on Thursday   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google is struggling to contain a growing internal backlash over its handling of sexual harassment and its workplace culture.
Oct 31, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Raymond Zhong / New York Times:
How China-based Bytedance, worth ~$75B, has crossed borders with relative ease by focusing on apps with light, affirming fare aimed toward young people   —  BEIJING — A Chinese internet company that serves up homemade break-dancing videos, dishy news bites and goofy hashtag challenges …
Oct 30, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
How Gab, the social network where the Pittsburgh shooting suspect aired his hatred in full, became a platform of choice for neo-Nazis and other extremists   —  Early Saturday, moments before the police say he barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue and opened fire, Robert D. Bowers's anti-Semitic …
Oct 28, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at AI-related research for predicting earthquakes by using seismic data, which scientists say is similar to the audio data used to train voice assistants   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Countless dollars and entire scientific careers have been dedicated to predicting where and when the next big earthquake will strike.
Oct 27, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
As children of Silicon Valley's elite move away from screen-based schooling, US public schools are touting devices with screens, presaging a new digital gap   —  America's public schools are still touting devices with screens — even offering digital-only preschools.  The rich are banning screens from class altogether.
Oct 27, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Gabe Cohn / New York Times:
Christie's sells a portrait by the French art collective Obvious generated using AI for $432,500, over 40x its estimated price, a first for the auction house   —  Last Friday, a portrait produced by artificial intelligence was hanging at Christie's New York opposite an Andy Warhol print and beside a bronze work by Roy Lichtenstein.
Oct 25, 2018, 4:56 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
A look at how Apple combines algorithms and roughly 30 journalists to curate Apple News, which is read regularly by 90M people, and its plans for the app   —  Many of Apple's employees moved into a glistening new $5 billion glass headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., this year.
Oct 25, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Andy Rubin left Google with $90M after credible sexual misconduct allegation; one accused executive left with a big exit package while another remained   —  The internet giant paid Mr. Rubin $90 million and praised him, while keeping silent about a misconduct claim.
Oct 25, 2018, 12:57 PMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
Kinsa, a smart thermometer startup that raised ~$29M via VCs like Kleiner Perkins, has products in 500K+ US homes and sells “illness data” to Clorox and others   —  Most of what we do — the websites we visit, the places we go, the TV shows we watch, the products we buy — has become fair game for advertisers.
Oct 25, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context

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