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New York Times:
Technologists, academics, politicians and journalists suggest ways to improve Facebook as a product and company   —  Colin Stretch, the general counsel of Facebook, appeared on Tuesday before senators who are investigating how Russia spread misinformation online during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Nov 1, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Survey of wealthy technologists reveals support for left-leaning social policies, like wealth redistribution, but a rejection of regulation and labor unions   —  Silicon Valley has long preferred to remain aloof from national politics, but the Trump era has altered that stance.
Sep 6, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Uber's crisis was a failure of oversight and shows founders should be constrained by lieutenants, mentors, and a forceful board of directors   —  Travis Kalanick's spectacular rise and fall at Uber contains many lessons for the technology industry.  But one lesson should rise above the others …
Jun 21, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Interview with Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on how the service reached 700M MAUs by shipping and updating products faster, future growth prospects, more   —  At a recent all-hands meeting with employees, Kevin Systrom, a founder and chief executive of Instagram, showed off one of his favorite charts …
Apr 26, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Inside Zuckerberg's and Facebook's evolving approach to misinformation and filter bubbles, now that the issues have been more openly acknowledged   —  Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped to start.  But is the most powerful tool for connection …
Apr 25, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
A look at the opportunities and challenges facing Uber in India, where rival Ola, weak infrastructure, and under-educated drivers test the company's ambitions   —  BANGALORE, India — Nandini Balasubramanya's office here on the southern edge of India's technology capital does not look …
Apr 16, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
After years of undermining the economics of culture, the internet is helping fund old and new art forms, often through subscriptions via platforms like Patreon   —  One secret to longevity as a pundit is to issue predictions that can't be easily checked.  So here's one for the time capsule …
Mar 16, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
The centralization of the internet via app stores has made government censorship easier, as shown by the removal of LinkedIn and NYT apps in Russia and China   —  There's a new form of digital censorship sweeping the globe, and it could be the start of something devastating.
Jan 18, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
The broad choice of media on services like Netflix increasingly means entertainment is fragmented and bespoke, a break from a TV-centric past   —  When “One Day at a Time” started its run on CBS in December 1975, it became an instant hit and remained so for almost a decade.
Jan 12, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
WhatsApp is being used by many immigrants and migrants to stay in touch with family members and friends back home, thanks to its security, simplicity, ubiquity   —  When Facebook bought WhatsApp for more than $19 billion in 2014, Jan Koum, a founder of the messaging company …
Dec 21, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context

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