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Washington Post:
Facebook removes 800+ US-based accounts and pages, some with 100K+ followers, that were spamming people with political messages for profit   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Thursday it purged more than 800 U.S. publishers and accounts for flooding users with politically-oriented spam …
Oct 11, 2018, 2:16 PMIn context
Heather Long / Washington Post:
In response to Sen. Bernie Sanders' questions on the removal of stock awards and bonuses, Amazon says “all hourly employees” will see “total compensation” rise   —  As backlash mounted over Amazon's decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 but cut bonuses and stock grants …
Oct 10, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Anna Fifield / Washington Post:
As Tim Cook visits China on a multi-day trip amid trade tensions with the US, his main objective is staying in China's good books   —  BEIJING — Tim Cook was all smiles at the Chaoyang Future School in Beijing on Wednesday, watching high school students use Apple Pencils on iPads.
Oct 10, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: Sundar Pichai visited the Pentagon last week to meet reps of the DoD division that oversees Project Maven   —  Google chief executive Sundar Pichai quietly paid the Pentagon a visit during his trip to Washington last week, seeking to smooth over tensions roughly four months …
Oct 5, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
US government ran the first nationwide test of its wireless emergency alert system at 2:18PM ET Wednesday, with a message going to all US wireless users   —  Beginning at 2:18 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, Americans across the country were interrupted by an urgent notification on their cellphones.
Oct 3, 2018, 6:32 PMIn context
Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Facebook blocks advertisements mentioning LGBT themes and words like “gender-neutral” for being political, says majority of rejections were in error   —  The advertisements all seemed innocuous at a glance.  —  A ribald sendup of fairy tales hosted by a comedian in Los Angeles.
Oct 3, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Review shows ads from mainstream brands like the Girl Scouts still appear on fringe sites because of automated buying, effectively funding extremist content   —  Jihadi rapists.  Muslim invaders.  Faked mass shootings.  Pizzagate.  —  Somebody browsing highly partisan websites in recent weeks …
Oct 3, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Washington Post:
US Justice Department moves to sue California in order to quash its new net neutrality law   —  The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States …
Sep 30, 2018, 9:07 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
House Republicans met with Sundar Pichai on Friday, telling him to expect questions on antitrust, anti-conservative bias, and China ambitions in Nov. hearing   —  Google chief executive Sundar Pichai paid a rare visit to Washington on Friday to defend the search giant against allegations …
Sep 28, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Inside the meeting of federal and state law enforcement that signals a willingness to probe tech giants; MS AG: “focus is going to be on antitrust and privacy”   —  A meeting of the country's top federal and state law enforcement officials on Tuesday could presage a series of sweeping …
Sep 25, 2018, 3:12 PMIn context

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