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Washington Post:
DOJ charges two ex-Twitter employees, arresting one, with spying for Saudi Arabia by snooping on kingdom critics; one allegedly accessed 6,000 accounts in 2015   —  The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia in a case that raises concerns …
Nov 6, 2019, 5:07 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Digits, a stealthy fintech startup from the founders of Crashlytics that describes itself as a “counting company”, raises $10.5M Series A led by Benchmark   —  Stealth fintech startup Digits, from the same team that built Crashlytics to scale then sold to Twitter for over $100 million …
Nov 6, 2019, 12:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp begins rolling out an update that lets users block specific individuals from adding them to Groups   —  WhatsApp, the popular messaging app owned by Facebook, has faced a lot of controversy over the role that Groups plays on the platform — both for Groups' role in spreading spam …
Nov 6, 2019, 12:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter announces Topics, which lets users follow 300+ subjects in their timeline, rolling out from Thursday; topics include sports and gaming but not politics   —  Starting with more than 300 subjects across sports, gaming, and entertainment  —  Recently, a friend told me he wanted to spend …
Nov 6, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Apple and the US Department of Veterans announce that veterans can now access their health records on their iPhone via Apple's Health app   —  - The goal is to make it a lot easier for vets to access their medical information, even if they seek care from multiple providers.
Nov 6, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed News:
A profile of Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, which launched 15 years ago in October, and has been in an epic, years-long battle with Google   —  Yelp launched 15 years ago in October, and for most of its existence it's been in an epic battle with Google.  Here's why its CEO keeps fighting and keeps focusing on trust.
Nov 6, 2019, 8:00 AMIn context
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
How computer vision startup XIX helps non-profit DeliverFund to spot signs of human trafficking in sex ads and another client to block porn on a company network   —  Molly is a “new bunny” in Atlanta and loves her job selling sex, domination, and striptease shows to men.
Nov 6, 2019, 1:40 AMIn context
Dylan Byers / NBC News:
Sources: Zuckerberg remains open to some ideas about how to control political ads, including limiting the ability of candidates to microtarget users   —  Banning microtargeting has the support of Ellen Weintraub, chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, which regulates how money is raised and spent in elections.
Nov 5, 2019, 4:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Overview of TikTok's evolving censorship approach: ex-US staff say Chinese bosses set rules on videos with heavy kissing, political topics, subversive content   —  Managers insist they are revamping policies to give American staff greater autonomy from Beijing.
Nov 5, 2019, 11:33 AMIn context
Jennifer Langston / Microsoft:
Microsoft teams up with Warner Bros to store and retrieve the 1978 movie Superman on a piece of glass as a proof of concept test for Project Silica research   —  Microsoft and Warner Bros. have collaborated to successfully store and retrieve the entire 1978 iconic “Superman” …
Nov 5, 2019, 9:45 AMIn context

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