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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
Washington Post:
Transcript of Mark Zuckerberg's second day of congressional hearings   —  REP. GREG WALDEN (R-ORE): OK.  I'd ask our guests to please take their seats so we can get started.  The Committee on Energy And Commerce will now come to order.  —  WALDEN: Before my opening statement …
Apr 11, 2018, 3:07 PMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Zuckerberg told Congress ~23 times on Tuesday, and more today, that AI would fix Facebook's most vexing problems but was vague on how and when it would do so   —  Artificial intelligence will solve Facebook's most vexing problems, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg insists.  He just can't say when, or how.
Apr 11, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Full transcript of Mark Zuckerberg's first day of congressional hearings   —  SEN. CHARLES E. GRASSLEY (R-IOWA): The Committees on the Judiciary and Commerce, Science and Transportation will come to order.  We welcome everyone to today's hearing on Facebook's social media privacy and the use and abuse of data.
Apr 10, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Seven top officials of Backpage.com, including its founders, arrested after 93-count indictment alleging conspiracy, facilitating prostitution, money laundering   —  Seven top officials of the website Backpage.com, long accused of facilitating child sex trafficking, have been arrested …
Apr 9, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context

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