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New York Times:
The ruling party in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh is giving out smartphones preloaded with two campaign apps to voters as “gifts” but also to target them   —  RAIPUR, India — Forget the old American campaign slogan of a chicken in every pot, or the Indian politician's common pledge to put rice in every bowl.
Nov 19, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Edmund Lee / New York Times:
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti suggests the site could eventually merge with rival publishers to negotiate better terms with companies like Facebook and Google   —  Jonah Peretti, the chief executive, says his company could eventually merge with other online publishers in order to negotiate better terms with tech platforms like Facebook.
Nov 19, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Charlotte Graham-McLay / New York Times:
Profile of Mike Dickison, New Zealand's first Wikipedian-at-Large, who wants to boost the country's representation on the site by pushing New Zealanders to edit   —  AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In the grand library of the Auckland War Memorial Museum on a Saturday morning in August …
Nov 18, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Kelsey D. Atherton / New York Times:
A look at autonomous weapons systems being developed by the US and the arguments for and against imbuing autonomous robots with lethal decision-making   —  It's a freezing, snowy day on the border between Estonia and Russia.  Soldiers from the two nations are on routine border patrol …
Nov 18, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Silicon Valley's alliance with Democrats, already strained by issues like fake news and Cambridge Analytica, is at a breaking point after NYT's Facebook exposé   —  The alliance between Democrats and Silicon Valley has buckled and bent this year amid revelations that platforms like Facebook …
Nov 17, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
Amazon is stealthily launching numerous brands on Amazon, from Amazon-owned and Amazon-exclusive to Amazon-affiliated, a classic retailer strategy   —  The infinite retailer appears to be ushering untold numbers of stealth brands into your life, even as it plans to take over the East Coast.
Nov 16, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
New York Times:
How Definers provided reporters with ammunition to suggest senators grilling Sheryl Sandberg were hypocritical for criticizing Facebook   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A small firm called Definers Public Affairs brought the dark arts of Washington's back-room politics to Silicon Valley when …
Nov 16, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook has ended its relationship with Definers Public Affairs, the consulting firm which cast George Soros as a force behind Facebook's critics   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has ended its relationship with a Washington-based consulting firm, Definers Public Affairs, which spread disparaging information …
Nov 15, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Interviews with more than 50 people show how Facebook stumbled in dealing with multiple crises, which Zuckerberg and Sandberg initially tried to obscure   —  Sheryl Sandberg was seething.  —  Inside Facebook's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, top executives gathered in the glass-walled conference room of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg.
Nov 14, 2018, 4:08 PMIn context
New York Times:
Tyler Barriss, the serial swatter responsible for the fatal Kansas hoax call, pleads guilty to federal charges, will serve between 20 and 25 years in prison   —  A California man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to making dozens of hoax phone calls during which he reported fake crimes …
Nov 14, 2018, 2:20 AMIn context

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