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Tom Jackman / Washington Post:
Court documents: FBI paid eight sources at Geek Squad when they found evidence of child pornography on computers sent in for repair   —  At a giant Best Buy repair shop in Brooks, Ky., Geek Squad technicians work on computers owned by people across the country, delving into them to retrieve lost data.
Jan 11, 2017, 2:50 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Uber launches Movement, a website to share its aggregated travel times data for cities, starting with Washington, Boston, Manila, and Sydney   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The combative ride-hailing giant Uber is extending an olive branch to cities — in the form of data that transit wonks have coveted for years.
Jan 8, 2017, 4:37 PMIn context
Emily Rauhala / Washington Post:
China's Great Firewall has fostered strong local firms, making it nearly impossible for US tech giants to succeed there, even if they comply with gov't rules   —  BEHIND THE FIREWALL: How China tamed the Internet |  This is part of a series examining the impact of China's Great Firewall …
Dec 29, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Obama urges the end of the “dual hat” arrangement where US Cyber Command and NSA are led by the same person   —  With weeks to go in his tenure, President Obama on Friday moved to end the controversial “dual-hat” arrangement under which the National Security Agency …
Dec 27, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Steven Overly / Washington Post:
White House report: AI will lead to long-term growth in productivity and efficiency but will likely lead to millions of job losses in low-skill sectors   —  The growing popularity of artificial intelligence technology will likely lead to millions of lost jobs, especially among less-educated workers …
Dec 21, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Tesla CEO Elon Musk taking on strategic advisory roles with Trump, will “meet with the president frequently”   —  The heads of Uber and Tesla are taking on strategic advisory roles with President-elect Donald Trump.  —  Travis Kalanick …
Dec 14, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Jessica Contrera / Washington Post:
Kids are now emulating the child YouTubers they've grown up watching, by posting videos of themselves and performing even when they're not being recorded   —  always land their bottles perfectly upright.  Max Cole has spent hours studying their routine, and now, his own viewers are waiting: Empty half the blue juice.
Dec 11, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Leading Senate Republicans are preparing to launch a wide-ranging probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US elections, despite Trump's opposition   —  Leading Senate Republicans are preparing to launch a coordinated and wide-ranging probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. elections …
Dec 9, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Experts: a Russian propaganda campaign to undermine Clinton helped spread fake news during election using botnets, networks of sites, paid human “trolls”, more   —  The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created …
Nov 24, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Sources: Thiel struggles to recruit tech elite to Trump team, turns to Max Levchin for advice; shortlist includes Blake Masters, Joe Lonsdale, Jack Abraham   —  Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is putting together a brain trust of Silicon Valley insiders to share ideas with the transition team for President-elect Donald Trump.
Nov 21, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context

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