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Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post:
Hoping to entice #DeleteUber users back to Uber, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says its redemption lies in safety, with upcoming features like live trip info sharing   —  Video recording rides?  Transparency about accident and assault rates?  New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has ideas for how to make Uber “the safest mobility platform.”
May 12, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
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

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