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Kate Conger / New York Times:
Data from Portland's 4-month scooter program, which capped the number of scooters to ~2K and recorded 700K+ rides, shows scooters often replaced short car trips   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The e-scooter boom began in Santa Monica, Calif., about 16 months ago.  Electric scooters …
Jan 16, 2019, 12:05 AMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Some employees at tech firms like Amazon are beginning to use the stock they're paid with to agitate for change by filing shareholder petitions   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley technology firms are known for giving stock to their workers, a form of compensation that often helps employees feel invested in their companies.
Dec 17, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Canada's DOJ argues Huawei CFO committed fraud by misrepresenting a Huawei subsidiary as an independent company, tricking US banks into violating Iran sanctions   —  VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the Canadian authorities to arrest a top executive …
Dec 7, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: as Uber prepares to resume testing cars in autonomous mode in Pittsburgh, the cars still face issues, raising safety concerns   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Eight months after one of Uber's self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, the ride-hailing company is close to putting …
Dec 5, 2018, 7:56 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at the internal backlash at Google over its handling of sexual harassment claims, as employees around the world walked out in protest on Thursday   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google is struggling to contain a growing internal backlash over its handling of sexual harassment and its workplace culture.
Oct 31, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
In opening statements for congressional testimonies, Sandberg says Facebook was slow to spot election interference, Dorsey emphasizes trust and transparency   —  WASHINGTON — For months, Facebook, Twitter and Google have grappled with criticism over the misuse of their services by foreign operatives …
Sep 4, 2018, 6:28 PMIn context
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Aug 28, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at how FireEye helped Facebook identify Iran-linked fake accounts, after working on the DNC hack in 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO — FireEye, a cybersecurity company that has been involved in a number of prominent investigations, including the 2016 attack on the Democratic National Committee …
Aug 23, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: about 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter demanding more transparency following reports of Google developing a censored search engine for China   —  Hundreds of Google employees, upset at the company's decision to secretly build a censored version of its search engine for China …
Aug 16, 2018, 12:49 PMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Uber appoints Matt Olsen, former general counsel for the NSA, as its CSO, replacing Joe Sullivan, who left last year amid controversial handling of data breach   —  Last November, Uber's new chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, penned an apologetic note to riders and drivers explaining …
Aug 14, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context

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