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New York Times:
A look at how Amazon delivers packages quickly to remote parts of India, such as Leh, by partnering with local companies   —  With big ambitions in India, the retail giant has recruited hundreds of small businesses to get packages to the most remote customers — including those 11,562 feet up in the Himalayas.
Jul 4, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Amid the boom in AI, Silicon Valley's tech giants have taken their talent hunt for engineers and researchers to Cambridge, UK   —  A boom in artificial intelligence research has drawn the tech industry's biggest companies and their checkbooks to the storied English city.
Jul 4, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
As Ripple tries to promote XRP use via giveaways and a $300M fund to pay firms for using it, the company raises the risk of XRP being categorized as a security   —  SAN FRANCISCO — You may have seen the actor and part-time tech investor Ashton Kutcher present $4 million worth of digital coins called XRP …
Jul 2, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Lyft is buying the core operations of Motivate, parent of CitiBike; the business will be renamed Lyft Bikes and keep contracts with NYC and seven other cities   —  Lyft competes with Uber for ride-hailing customers.  Now it is following its rival into bike-sharing, as the companies move …
Jul 2, 2018, 12:57 PMIn context
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
NSA says it is deleting all phone records acquired since 2015 under FISA because of a technical glitch that resulted in some unauthorized data collection   —  WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency has purged hundreds of millions of records logging phone calls and texts that it had gathered …
Jun 29, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Spotify hires Dawn Ostroff as chief content officer, to join in August; Ostroff had been president of Condé Nast Entertainment, the publisher's video studio   —  Spotify has hired Dawn Ostroff, a veteran television and video executive, as its new chief content officer …
Jun 26, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: top tech companies met intelligence officials to discuss midterm elections but neither the FBI nor DHS was willing to share specific threat information   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Eight of the tech industry's most influential companies, in anticipation of a repeat of the Russian meddling …
Jun 26, 2018, 1:25 AMIn context
Julie Creswell / New York Times:
Amid growing outcry from civil liberties groups, Orlando has ended its pilot project for police to use Amazon's Rekognition facial recognition software for now   —  Amid a growing outcry about privacy concerns by civil liberties groups, officials in Orlando, Fla., said Monday …
Jun 25, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Experts say domestic abusers increasingly use connected home devices like smart locks, security cameras, and lighting to scare or spy on victims   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The people who called into the help hotlines and domestic violence shelters said they felt as if they were going crazy.
Jun 24, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Facebook's blend of AI and humans to screen ads continues to snare non-political ads and legitimate news, angering some publishers as the process gets refined   —  What do a day care center, a vegetarian restaurant, a hair salon, an outdoor clothing maker and an investigative news publisher have in common?
Jun 23, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context

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