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Jason Koebler / VICE:
Angry over critical coverage, tech figures discuss hitting back against journalists, on Twitter and invite-only Clubhouse, leading to harassment of NYT's Lorenz   —  In leaked audio from an invite-only app, venture capitalists pondered everything they think is wrong with journalism.
Jul 2, 2020, 7:15 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Microsoft is using ransomware-like tactics to force-feed its new Chromium Edge browser to users through an automatic Windows update   —  It undermines Microsoft's own argument that automatic updates are critical  —  If I told you that my entire computer screen just got taken over by a new app …
Jul 2, 2020, 4:10 PMIn context
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it is shutting down Lasso, its TikTok clone launched a year and a half ago, on July 10   —  Facebook is no longer betting on Lasso, an app it launched a year and a half ago, to take on TikTok .  The social juggernaut's TikTok clone is shutting down on July 10, Facebook said.
Jul 2, 2020, 2:55 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Twitter removed a picture from a Trump tweet after receiving a DMCA complaint from the NYT, which owns the rights to the photo taken in 2015   —  Twitter has removed a picture from a tweet by President Trump on Tuesday after it received a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) …
Jul 1, 2020, 11:25 PMIn context
Emily Birnbaum / Protocol:
Employees at tech companies say NDAs, widely used across the industry, are muzzling those who have endured racism and discrimination   —  Earlier this month, Pariss Athena appeared on a podcast to discuss her experiences as a Black woman in web development.  During the wide-ranging conversation …
Jul 1, 2020, 1:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Chicago-based The Mom Project, a job site aimed at women returning to work, raises $25M Series B led by 7CG, bringing its total raised to $36M   —  Women have long had the short end of the stick when it comes to employment, regularly finding themselves struggling to break through the glass ceiling …
Jul 1, 2020, 10:35 AMIn context
Reuters:
400+ advertisers suspend Facebook ads for a month, as sources say talks with some advertisers broke down; Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with boycott organizers   —  NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Advertisements for more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Starbucks are due to vanish …
Jul 1, 2020, 10:25 AMIn context
Jacob Silverman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Over 15 journalists describe covering Facebook, which they say lies on the record, has ghost-written op-eds, and has demanded quote approval for interviews   —  One day in July 2016, Casey Newton, a tech reporter for The Verge, sat down at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park for the biggest interview of his career.
Jul 1, 2020, 9:50 AMIn context
Synced:
Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI Scientist and Turing Award winner, takes a break from Twitter after an acrimonious debate regarding racial biases in AI   —  Turing Award Winner and Facebook Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun has announced his exit from popular social networking platform Twitter …
Jul 1, 2020, 9:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Researchers say China's mobile hacking campaign against the Uighurs was broader and more aggressive than previously known, beginning as far back as 2013   —  A new report revealed a broad campaign that targeted Muslims in China and their diaspora in other countries, beginning as early as 2013.
Jul 1, 2020, 9:15 AMIn context

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