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Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Q&A with President Emmanuel Macron on France's new AI strategy, which will see the government invest €1.5B over five years into open AI research and startups   —  ON THURSDAY, EMMANUEL Macron, the president of France, gave a speech laying out a new national strategy for artificial intelligence in his country.
Apr 1, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context
Sandra Upson / Wired:
AR startup Ubiquity6, whose app allows users to create AR environments and invite other users into them, announces $10.5M in Series A funding   —  AT AGE 25, Anjney Midha has a stronger resume than some people twice his age.  Before graduating from Stanford, he joined the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Mar 29, 2018, 2:40 AMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Princeton University study finds 90% of affiliate marketing ads on YouTube and Pinterest are not disclosed, violating FTC guidelines   —  IF YOU SEARCH for the millennial makeup brand Glossier on YouTube, one of the first results likely to appear is from Olivia Jade, a fashion and beauty vlogger with over one million subscribers.
Mar 28, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Wired:
Some founders and CEOs who left their firms after scandals, like Travis Kalanick, Parker Conrad, Mike Cagney, are back with new startups only a few months later   —  TRAVIS KALANICK, UBER'S founder and former CEO, wasn't gone very long.  After he resigned from Uber in June 2017 …
Mar 24, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Wired:
With the storm over user data misuse intensifying into a hurricane, Facebook now faces several vexing questions about its opaque privacy practices   —  Two weeks ago, Facebook learned that The New York Times, Guardian, and Observer were working on blockbuster stories based on interviews with a man named Christopher Wylie.
Mar 21, 2018, 1:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Alphabet's Jigsaw announces Outline, open source VPN software that users can host on their own servers and that will run on Windows and Android to start   —  A VIRTUAL PRIVATE network, that core privacy tool that encrypts your internet traffic and bounces it through a faraway server …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
A look at the potential impact of EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which grants standardized data protection rights to users across 28 countries   —  CONSUMERS HAVE LONG wondered just what Google and Facebook know about them, and who else can access their personal data.
Mar 20, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Voice-based chat app Zello with 124M users admits it has often ignored ISIS and other terrorism related channels, even after being notified about them years ago   —  IN THE EARLY morning of September 9, 2016, Bill Moore, CEO of the Austin-based walkie-talkie app company Zello, contacted the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Mar 19, 2018, 6:00 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Florida passes bill that requires anonymized data about individual defendants in state's criminal justice system to be stored in a publicly accessible database   —  THERE'S NO SUCH thing as the US criminal justice system.  There are, instead, thousands of counties across the country …
Mar 14, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
ICANN's proposal to comply with EU's GDPR by restricting access to Whois information via an accreditation program faces criticism from privacy advocates, EFF   —  IF YOU HEAD over to a Whois service and search for wired.com, you'll see that this site is registered to our publisher Conde Nast at One World Trade Center in New York City.
Mar 14, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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