Techmeme

Results 71 - 80 of about 5810:

Mike Isaac / New York Times:
The way Khosrowshahi led Waymo settlement efforts reveals his tactics to fix Uber's reputation: expressions of regret accompanied by conciliation and compromise   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For weeks, Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's chief executive, and some of his lieutenants had worked behind the scenes …
Feb 9, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
John Koblin / New York Times:
Amazon names NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke as new head of Amazon Studios; Salke succeeds Roy Price, who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations   —  The NBC Entertainment executive Jennifer Salke was named the new head of Amazon Studios on Friday, ending a nearly four-month search …
Feb 9, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times:
In Waymo v. Uber trial, former Uber CEO Kalanick testifies he tried to find a way to let Levandowski start a company and still feel like he hired him   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Basketball players have pickup games.  Rappers have freestyle cyphers.  Tech entrepreneurs, according to the former chief executive …
Feb 6, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Early Facebook, Google staffers, others form Center for Humane Technology, a group planning anti-tech addiction lobbying and ad campaign at 55K public schools   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects …
Feb 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Alibaba and Tencent, who have tested online medical advice and drug tracking systems, are now experimenting with AI to fix China's broken healthcare system   —  BEIJING — Amazon and two other American titans are trying to shake up health care by experimenting with their own employees' coverage.
Feb 4, 2018, 4:10 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Dozens of people, rich from blockchain startups and cryptocurrency, try to build “Sol”, a Puerto Rican city where money is virtual and contracts are public   —  SAN JUAN, P.R. — They call what they are building Puertopia.  But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness …
Feb 3, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Concerns grow that Bitcoin's price is being propped up by Bitfinex, the widely-used and shadowy exchange subpoenaed in December by the US CFTC   —  A growing number of virtual currency investors are worried that the prices of Bitcoin and other digital tokens have been artificially propped …
Jan 31, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times:
As jury selection begins in Waymo-Uber trial, a rundown of both sides' core arguments on trade secrets, R&D, Anthony Levandowski's role, and more   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After nearly a year of legal wrangling, dramatic last-minute delays and uncooperative witnesses, a jury will soon hear arguments …
Jan 31, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
GroupM's Rob Norman on Google and Facebook's digital ad duopoly, News Feed changes, Disney's opportunity with Hulu and BAMTech if 21st Century Fox deal closes   —  Rob Norman was greeted with a social media flood of well-wishes and compliments from marketing executives at major brands …
Jan 29, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman opens investigation into Devumi, the company that sells millions of fake followers to celebs, journalists, others   —  The New York attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, on Saturday opened an investigation into a company that sold millions …
Jan 29, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Helping a groundswell of citizen scientists aid the environment  —  See how Microsoft's AI for Earth program is partnering with iNaturalist to help amateur and expert scientists share data.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Mozilla:
Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you're being tracked  —  Our Multi-Account Containers extension has been a game changer for many users, letting them manage various parts of their online life without intermingling their accounts.
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho Mail Desktop Lite Client  —  Get the best of both worlds.  —  There are times when you can't afford distractions while communicating over email.  This is especially true in the case of business emails …