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Washington Post:
Dozens of suspicious court cases, with missing defendants, aim at getting web pages deindexed or taken down outright by abusing firms' policies on defamation   —  There are about 25 court cases throughout the country that have a suspicious profile:  — All involve allegedly self-represented plaintiffs …
Oct 10, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Sources: Facebook in talks with US government and wireless carriers to launch Free Basics-like service in the US, for low-income and rural Americans   —  Facebook has been in talks for months with U.S. government officials and wireless carriers with an eye toward unveiling an American version …
Oct 6, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
US Justice Department confirms arrest of NSA contractor accused of stealing classified information   —  A government contractor has been arrested and charged with stealing highly classified information from the U.S. government, authorities announced Wednesday.
Oct 5, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Todd C. Frankel / Washington Post:
How cobalt sourced from dangerous mines in DR Congo ends up inside Lithium-ion batteries powering devices made by Apple, Samsung, Tesla, and other tech firms   —  Photos by Michael Robinson Chavez … The sun was rising over one of the richest mineral deposits on Earth, in one of the poorest countries …
Oct 1, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
How a startup called Augmedix, which has raised over $36M, is enabling hundreds of doctors in the US to use Google Glass for remote medical scribing   —  PALO ALTO, Calif. — Jim Andrews is in a medical office wearing just a hospital gown, staring at his doctor of 11 years …
Oct 1, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Marcel Lehel Lazar, the hacker known as “Guccifer”, sentenced to 52 months in federal prison for aggravated identity theft and unauthorized computer access   —  The Romanian hacker who first revealed that Hillary Clinton used a private email address while she was secretary of state …
Sep 1, 2016, 3:50 PMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Researchers uncover zero-day iOS flaws used to try to remotely steal data from activists, likely sold by malware vendor NSO; Apple releases patch with iOS 9.3.5   —  Many people assume their iPhones are secure, but new research sent Apple scrambling to fix vulnerabilities that left users at risk.
Aug 25, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Braintree founder Bryan Johnson and USC researcher team up on Kernal, a startup building a chip implanted in brains to help people with neurological damage   —  VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Like many in Silicon Valley, technology entrepreneur Bryan Johnson sees a future in which intelligent machines …
Aug 15, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Jena McGregor / Washington Post:
As his fifth anniversary as Apple CEO approaches, Tim Cook reflects on his tenure and Apple's future: mistakes, progress made, AI and AR efforts, more   —  Apple's CEO talks iPhones, AI, privacy, civil rights, missteps, China, taxes, Steve Jobs — and steers right past the car rumors
Aug 14, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Elite dealmakers like Carmen Chang and Connie Chan facilitate the deluge of deals between China and Silicon Valley   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick wanted advice about whom to hire to run his ride-hailing business in China, he asked Carmen Chang …
Aug 7, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context

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