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Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
YouTube says it will invest $25M in grants to news organizations looking to expand video operations as part of Google's larger $300M Google News Initiative   —  FOLLOWING A YEAR in which YouTube has repeatedly promoted conspiracy theory videos during breaking news events like the shootings in Parkland …
Jul 9, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Profile of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's GEOINT App Store that hosts Android, iOS, desktop, and web apps for the Department of Defense   —  EVERY DAY, COMPANIES like Google and Apple wage a constant battle to keep malicious apps out of their marketplaces and off people's phones.
Jul 9, 2018, 2:40 AMIn context
Timothy McLaughlin / Wired:
How Facebook focused on Myanmar's exploding connectivity, ignored hate speech warnings before 2014 riots, and can still take days to respond to emergencies   —  The riots wouldn't have happened without Facebook.  —  ON THE THE evening of July 2, 2014 a swelling mob of hundreds …
Jul 7, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Q&A with Chris Cox, Facebook's product chief across all its platforms, on free speech, working with fact checkers, Instagram's toxic comments filter, regulation   —  CHRIS COX HAS long been the chief product officer for Facebook.  He has also recently been promoted to run product at WhatsApp …
Jul 7, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Renee DiResta / Wired:
A look at how “keyword voids”, social recommendations, and paid promotions can lead to tragic misinformation in top search results for health-related queries   —  IN THE FIRST few hours of a newborn's life, doctors administer a vitamin K shot.  This is because infants …
Jul 5, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Inside DOD's Jyn Erso initiative that is giving technically skilled soldiers an opportunity to build tech for the Army alongside experts from the private sector   —  NICOLE CAMARILLO WAS touring the Army base at Fort Meade, Maryland in early 2017 when a young captain—I'll call him Matt …
Jul 4, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
How a growing political awakening among some tech employees has driven the recent wave of protests at tech companies against controversial government contracts   —  SILICON VALLEY HAS a long and secretive history of building hardware and software for the military and law enforcement.
Jul 1, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Rachel Nuwer / Wired:
A look at Option Impact, a salary database accessible to VCs and their startups, based on anonymized salary info from about 2,600 companies   —  WHEN STEVE, A thirtysomething engineer, launched a software company in San Francisco a few years ago, he and his cofounder faced the daunting task of hiring a team …
Jul 1, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Daniel Duane / Wired:
How huge contributions from tech titans, a STEM curriculum, and gadgets everywhere failed to overhaul systemic problems in a San Francisco public middle school   —  Huge contributions from tech titans, a STEM-packed curriculum, gadgets everywhere: Willie Brown Middle School was supposed to set the bar.
Jun 30, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Exactis, a marketing and data aggregation firm, allegedly exposed a database of ~340M individual records with phone numbers, addresses, more on a public server   —  YOU'VE PROBABLY NEVER heard of the marketing and data aggregation firm Exactis.  But it may well have heard of you.
Jun 27, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context

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