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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Big tech's recent gaffes, on top of concerns over election interference, misinformation, and its unprecedented influence, further erode trust in the sector   —  Mark Zuckerberg's virtual reality tour of Puerto Rico in October.  —  Facebook Live  —  Since summer's end …
Nov 18, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Kevin Collier / BuzzFeed:
John Draper, aka Cap'n Crunch, who once hacked phone lines with Jobs and Wozniak, banned from conferences after reports of sexual misconduct towards young men   —  The claims against John Draper, better known as Cap'n Crunch, a pioneer hacker and an early associate of Apple cofounders Steve Wozniak …
Nov 17, 2017, 8:35 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Peter Thiel is no longer affiliated with Y Combinator; source says Thiel did not rejoin YC after the startup accelerator ended its part-time partners program   —  Billionaire venture capitalist and Facebook board member Peter Thiel is no longer affiliated with startup accelerator Y Combinator, according to an edited company blog post.
Nov 17, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Mark Di Stefano / BuzzFeed:
Facebook issues statement saying it has not observed “significant coordination” by Russia-linked accounts targeting Brexit vote, amid UK MPs calls for more info   —  Facebook has issued a carefully worded statement that appears to admit for the first time that some Russia-linked accounts …
Nov 14, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Davey Alba / BuzzFeed:
Statements from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Uber on whether NDA-bound employees can publicly speak out about workplace harassment or assault   —  BuzzFeed News asked major tech companies if they'd pursue legal action against NDA-bound employees who speak out about workplace harassment or assault.
Nov 11, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Jason Leopold / BuzzFeed:
Profile of CrowdStrike's Robert Johnston, who identified and analyzed Russia's 2016 dual intrusions of Democratic National Committee servers   —  One late morning in May 2016, the leaders of the Democratic National Committee huddled around a packed conference table and stared at Robert Johnston.
Nov 8, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Documents show internal strife within Unicode Consortium over proposed “Frowning Pile Of Poo” emoji, with some worrying about a lack of oversight   —  Unicode, the organization that oversees the evolution of Emoji, is in the middle of a fierce debate over a frowning pile of poop.
Nov 2, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
E-mail: Twitter offered Russia Today “share of voice” increase from 2% to 15% for $3M via ads during US election vs 56% SoV for CNN, 32% for Fox; RT declined   —  Twitter wanted RT to spend big ahead of the 2016 US election, offering a significant portion of its election-related ad inventory in return.
Nov 1, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
iPhone X one week review: great all-screen experience, decent battery life, Face ID is fast, new gestures easy to learn, but software has some weird UX choices   —  The iPhone X has the 8 Plus's killer cameras, in a size that's much better for small hands.  —  iPhones have had the same thick borders …
Oct 31, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Oct 30, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context

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