Techmeme

Results 51 - 60 of about 1437:

Washington Post:
Internal AT&T documents show it made a $600K deal with Cohen days after inauguration, specifying he would advise on Time Warner merger and on matters before FCC   —  Three days after President Trump was sworn into office, the telecom giant AT&T turned to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen …
May 10, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Washington Post:
The White House will host a summit on AI on Thursday, convening executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel, and 34 other major US companies   —  The White House on Thursday plans to convene executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel and 34 other major U.S. companies as it seeks …
May 8, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Source: Google to debut at I/O a new set of Android controls that help users manage time they spend on their devices, amid a broader emphasis on responsibility   —  SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Tuesday plans to wade into the debate over whether technology - and the time spent on devices …
May 7, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Facebook says its facial recognition technology, the company's solution to spot fake accounts, looks for impostors only within a user's limited social circle   —  Katie Greenman's Facebook profile mirrors all the things the 21-year-old Texas college student loves: cute animals …
May 4, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
WhatsApp cofounder and CEO Jan Koum leaving Facebook; sources say over attempts to weaken WhatsApp's encryption and use its data, and he plans to leave board   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The billionaire chief executive of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, is planning to leave the company after clashing with its parent …
Apr 30, 2018, 5:09 PMIn context
Tom Jackman / Washington Post:
Federal appeals court upholds a 15-month prison sentence for e-waste recycler Eric Lundgren for making Windows restore disks   —  A California man who built a sizable business out of recycling electronic waste is headed to federal prison for 15 months after a federal appeals court in Miami rejected …
Apr 25, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
FTC settlements that allow tech giants to choose third parties for privacy assessments spare the agency resources but may lead to conflicts of interest   —  Facebook's mishandling of its users' personal information prompted stiff penalties from the U.S. government in 2011 …
Apr 24, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Washington Post:
After Amazon clamped down on paid reviews in 2016, the community dispersed but still flourishes, with most comments on some popular categories still fake   —  SAN FRANCISCO — On Amazon, customer comments can help a product surge in popularity.  The online retail giant says that more than 99 percent …
Apr 23, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
The IRS' system for accepting online tax returns is working again after being down most of Tuesday; tax filing deadline without penalties delayed to Wednesday   —  The Internal Revenue Service announced late Tuesday that it would let taxpayers submit tax returns without penalty through Wednesday …
Apr 17, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Despite a sense that something should be done about Facebook, there was little consensus from lawmakers about what, and few expect swift actions from Congress   —  Two days of sharp questioning of Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg underscored how the risks posed by social media …
Apr 12, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Specops Software:
NIST has spoken: death to compromised passwords  —  Block a billion leaked passwords today.  Start a free trial.
eero:
The eero Plus experience keeps getting better with regular updates.  —  With the latest version of the eero app for iOS and Android, it's now easy to track your eero Plus daily, weekly, and monthly activity of Inspections …
Smartsheet:
How to build a high-yielding M&A program  —  Record-breaking M&A activity is expected in the years to come.  What does this mean for your company?
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho PageSense for G Suite  —  Zoho PageSense the complete conversion rate optimization software is now available for G Suite users.  Simply connect your Google account with Zoho PageSense to easily collaborate …
Freshworks:
Your sales force needs a better CRM  —  With Freshsales CRM, your team can now use AI-based lead scoring, built-in phone, email, activity capture and more.  Sign up for free!
Google Chrome:
Chrome's turning 10, here's what's new  —  Every time you open your browser, you have a mission to accomplish.  We built Chrome to help you do that as quickly and safely as possible.