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New York Times:
Afghanistan bans WhatsApp, Telegram for 20 days for reasons as yet unclear; apps no longer work for gov't telecom users, but private telecoms have yet to comply   —  KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government has moved to temporarily ban WhatsApp, the messaging app that is popular among the country's elite …
Nov 5, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
At congressional grilling over Russian meddling, Google used its failures in social as cover from criticism targeted at companies like Facebook and Twitter   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After years of trying unsuccessfully to build a social network to rival Facebook, Google finally got something out of all of its failures: cover.
Nov 4, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Neal E. Boudette / New York Times:
Waymo partners with auto retailer AutoNation to maintain and repair its autonomous fleet   —  Waymo, one of the leading forces in self-driving technology, is enlisting the largest auto retailer in the United States, AutoNation, to maintain and repair the growing number of driverless vehicles Waymo is testing around the country.
Nov 2, 2017, 11:31 AMIn context
New York Times:
Technologists, academics, politicians and journalists suggest ways to improve Facebook as a product and company   —  Colin Stretch, the general counsel of Facebook, appeared on Tuesday before senators who are investigating how Russia spread misinformation online during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Nov 1, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Profile of Senator Mark Warner, who became a millionaire with an early Nextel investment and is now a leading critic of big US internet companies in Congress   —  The Democratic senator from Virginia is emblematic of the shifting politics for big technology companies, which face congressional hearings this week.
Oct 30, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
Human rights groups say false information spread on Facebook, which is dominant in Myanmar, is stoking violence against the Rohingya ethnic group   —  Myanmar's government has barred Ashin Wirathu, an ultranationalist Buddhist monk, from public preaching for the past year …
Oct 29, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
How Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled's endorsements helped $30M ICO for Centra debit card, which had shady founders, made-up CEO, false Visa approval claims   —  Celebrity endorsements are helping start-ups raise big money in so-called initial coin offerings.  But it is not always clear what they are selling.
Oct 28, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
New York Times:
A look at Google's new Advanced Protection Program, which requires two $20 physical keys: easy to set up, offers good security, but limited app support for now   —  Why won't the password just go away?  The silly pet names, movie titles or sports teams that many people punch …
Oct 25, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
A look at Jack Dorsey's Square, whose success in recent quarters and steadily rising stock price means it could soon pass Twitter in market cap   —  Twitter may be President Trump's favorite platform, but Square, a payments company also run by Jack Dorsey, has had more success in recent quarters.
Oct 25, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Tanya Mohn / New York Times:
Honolulu passes law, which goes into effect Wednesday, that allows police to fine people up to $35 for looking at devices while crossing streets   —  You see them everywhere: people walking with their eyes glued to their mobile phone screens on busy streets.
Oct 24, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context

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