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Nicole Carpenter / Polygon:
Gamers upset with Blizzard are protesting by turning Mei, a Chinese Overwatch character, into a pro-democracy symbol, to get Blizzard's games banned in China   —  Overwatch hero Mei is being turned into a symbol of resistance  —  People are furious after Blizzard Entertainment suspended …
Oct 12, 2019, 12:35 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Profile of PewDiePie covering his relationships with YouTube and mainstream media, as he tries to shed his reputation as a far-right sympathizer   —  The biggest YouTuber in the world has been accused of being a closet white nationalist and even inspiring mass shootings.  He says it's all a misunderstanding.
Oct 12, 2019, 9:45 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Profile of BoxGroup, one of New York's most prolific seed stage investment firms, which is taking outside investors for the first time for two new $82.5M funds   —  Covering venture capital, software and startups  —  When entrepreneur Zachariah Reitano learned that his sister had a serious illness in 2015 …
Oct 12, 2019, 4:35 AMIn context
Rachel Monroe / The Atlantic:
Stories of three fundraising campaigns that illustrate the complexities of the GoFundMe ecosystem, where 50M people have donated $5B+ through 2017   —  in june 2016, Chauncy Black rode the bus from his home in South Memphis to one of the city's whiter, wealthier neighborhoods.
Oct 12, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Dustin Gardiner / San Francisco Chronicle:
California passes law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, to block police from using facial recognition tech in body cams; OR and NH have passed similar laws   —  SACRAMENTO — Civil liberties advocates are declaring victory after California became the latest state to block police from using facial recognition technology in body cameras.
Oct 12, 2019, 12:40 AMIn context
Brian Fung / CNN:
Elizabeth Warren targets Facebook's ad policy of exempting ads by politicians from third-party fact-checking by running a Facebook ad with a clear falsehood   —  Zuckerberg says legal battles during a Warren presidency would ‘suck’  —  (CNN)A fresh series of Facebook ads this week …
Oct 11, 2019, 11:55 PMIn context
Elizabeth Culliford / Reuters:
The Biden campaign asked Google and Twitter to take down Trump's misleading campaign ad, in addition to asking Facebook, and both companies refused the request   —  (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign sent letters over the last week to Facebook Inc …
Oct 11, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Sources: Nike acquires TraceMe, which wants to connect celebs with “superfans”; TraceMe was founded by NFL star Russell Wilson and backed by Jeff Bezos, others   —  Nike has acquired TraceMe, the Seattle startup co-founded by Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and backed …
Oct 11, 2019, 6:20 PMIn context
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Visa, Mastercard, eBay, and Stripe say they are exiting Facebook's Libra Association, following PayPal, which announced its withdrawal last week   —  - EBay, Visa, Mastercard and Stripe announced Friday they will no longer be part of Facebook's libra cryptocurrency project.
Oct 11, 2019, 4:12 PMIn context
Shwanika Narayan / San Francisco Chronicle:
California AG issues draft rules outlining how businesses should stay compliant with the state's new privacy law due to take effect January 1   —  California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a series of draft regulations Thursday aimed at getting businesses to comply …
Oct 11, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context

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