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Julia Smirnova / Washington Post:
Russia orders ISPs to block Wikipedia after site editors refuse to delete article; Wikimedia expects site to be blocked for most users within days   —  Russia's war with Wikipedia  —  The recent battle between Russian authorities and Wikipedia started in a village called Chyorny Yar (population: less than 8,000) in southern Russia.
Aug 24, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Lena H. Sun / Washington Post:
You can now look up ER wait times, hospital noise levels and nursing home fines on Yelp   —  Yelp is adding a ton of health-care data to its review pages for medical businesses to give consumers more access to government information on hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis clinics.
Aug 5, 2015, 9:20 PMIn context
Susan Svrluga / Washington Post:
With over 36K tweets, #ILookLikeAnEngineer is challenging stereotypes in tech   —  ilooklikeanengineer wants to challenge your ideas about who can be a scientist  —  It all started when a “self-taught engineer, extreme introvert, science-nerd, anime-lover, college dropout” wrote that she was tired of stereotypes.
Aug 4, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Former DNI Mike McConnell, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, and Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn back strong encryption in op-ed   —  Why the fear over ubiquitous data encryption is overblown  —  Clarification: Due to a production error, a version of this column was temporarily posted prematurely …
Aug 1, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Comcast now has more broadband customers than it does TV subscribers, 22.5M vs 22.3M   —  Comcast has finally become an Internet-first company  —  Comcast may have begun as a television provider that later tacked on an Internet business, but now those positions have finally reversed …
Jul 23, 2015, 11:50 PMIn context
Jena McGregor / Washington Post:
Ex-Google engineer stirs debate about sharing salary details in Silicon Valley after revealing she made an internal salary spreadsheet, to management's dismay   —  In Silicon Valley, many want sharing salary info to be less taboo  —  Talking openly about salaries is still viewed as taboo …
Jul 21, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Jacob Bogage / Washington Post:
ID theft protection service LifeLock misled consumers again and violated 2010 settlement, FTC says in a lawsuit demanding company to repay customers   —  LifeLock shares tank after FTC says it doesn't protect consumers data as it claimed  —  LifeLock, the company that aggressively advertises …
Jul 21, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Survey of 121 universities in US and Canada shows CS graduates are 4% black and 7.7% Hispanic, much higher rates than hired at major tech companies   —  Silicon Valley struggles to hack its diversity problem  —  Yahoo disclosed last week that African Americans made up just 2 percent of its workers, while Hispanics stood at 4 percent.
Jul 19, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Why the Islamic State leaves tech companies torn between free speech and security   —  The Islamic State and its supporters use social media to post propaganda and recruit followers.  The Washington Post takes a closer look at how several groups in the United States monitor this activity.
Jul 19, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Ellen Pao / Washington Post:
Ellen Pao reflects on being trolled, says balancing free expression with privacy is getting harder, especially with audience and revenue pressure   —  Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao: The trolls are winning the battle for the Internet  —  Ellen Pao resigned this month from her position as interim chief executive of Reddit.
Jul 16, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context

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