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Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed News:
Airbnb deactivates ~200 listings in Israeli settlements in West Bank ahead of a Human Rights Watch report; Israel reportedly moves to restrict Airbnb operations   —  After years of protest, Airbnb deactivated listings in disputed territories in the West Bank on Monday, one day before Human Rights Watch …
Nov 19, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
A look at the incentives cities offered to Amazon in their HQ2 bids, including an exclusive airport lounge, relocation expenses for employees, and more   —  Amazon's competitive search for a location for its second headquarters — dubbed HQ2 — inspired a fierce bidding war.
Nov 17, 2018, 12:15 AMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed News:
AmazonBasics Microwave review: looks and works pretty much like a regular microwave, with some Alexa integration via Echo, and is good value at $60   —  Amazon's new “smart” microwave with Alexa is a microwave.  It's not magic.  —  Yes, you can use your voice instead of pressing buttons.
Nov 14, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Airbnb and eBay say they will end their forced arbitration policy for sexual harassment claims   —  Airbnb and eBay said they would end their forced arbitration policy for sexual harassment claims.  Tesla, Slack, and Twitter would not comment.  —  Many major tech companies have long preferred …
Nov 12, 2018, 2:53 PMIn context
Davey Alba / BuzzFeed News:
Amazon staff meeting transcript: AWS CEO Andy Jassy defends Rekognition, says it's the government's duty to help specify regulations for facial recognition tech   —  Amazon executives defended the company's controversial facial recognition technology at an all-hands staff meeting on Thursday …
Nov 8, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Investigation finds LinkedIn has had a rise in hyperpartisan political content, with fake accounts and toxic memes; LinkedIn has removed some reported posts   —  “Facebook banned me, they hate me.  But that's all good — I started posting on LinkedIn and everybody is following me," said one Trump supporter.
Nov 5, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Twitter apologizes after “Kill all Jews” appeared as a trending topic in many New Yorkers' local trending sections following the vandalism of Brooklyn synagogue   —  On Friday morning, Twitter featured the trending topic “Kill all Jews” in its New York local trend feed.
Nov 2, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Google workers from Singapore, Japan, Israel, the UK, Ireland, India, and the US staged a walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment   —  Groups of Google employees are staging walkouts at offices across the world in protest at how sexual misconduct allegations are handled by the company.
Nov 1, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Virginia Hughes / BuzzFeed News:
Researchers examining 135 popular kids apps on Android and iOS find 88% of paid and 100% of free apps often have manipulative and distracting ads   —  Popular apps for young kids, especially those available in Google's app store, are teeming with advertisements that distract them from play …
Oct 31, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Twitter's new dedicated page for the US midterms, meant to provide commentary and analysis, quickly surfaced tweets from conspiracy theorists and bots   —  Twitter launched an events page for the upcoming US midterm elections on Tuesday.  And already it is surfacing tweets from popular online figures …
Oct 30, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context

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