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Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Experts say domestic abusers increasingly use connected home devices like smart locks, security cameras, and lighting to scare or spy on victims   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The people who called into the help hotlines and domestic violence shelters said they felt as if they were going crazy.
Jun 24, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Facebook's blend of AI and humans to screen ads continues to snare non-political ads and legitimate news, angering some publishers as the process gets refined   —  What do a day care center, a vegetarian restaurant, a hair salon, an outdoor clothing maker and an investigative news publisher have in common?
Jun 23, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Julie Creswell / New York Times:
As Amazon-run private label brands grow to roughly 100 with $25B in expected revenue over the next four years, potential antitrust concerns could arise   —  It started with a simple battery.  —  Around 2009, Amazon quietly entered the private label business by offering a handful of items under a new brand called AmazonBasics.
Jun 23, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Inside the alleged heist of chip designs from US-based Micron by Taiwanese company UMC, which was hired by a Chinese company to help with memory chip factory   —  JINJIANG, China — With a dragnet closing in, engineers at a Taiwanese chip maker holding American secrets did their best to conceal a daring case of corporate espionage.
Jun 22, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
As debate about deep learning's limits heats up, research groups, startups, and computer scientists are seeking other concepts to make AI more flexible   —  For the past five years, the hottest thing in artificial intelligence has been a branch known as deep learning.
Jun 21, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
A look at how eBay's seller ratings approach can be credited or blamed for shaping the internet and influencing tech giants like Facebook and Uber   —  There was a time when eBay was practically synonymous with buying and selling things online.  Now it's surprisingly easy to forget that it exists …
Jun 21, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Tech companies are increasingly shaping the future of US cities through investments, promise of jobs, and more, as cities strain under a multitude of challenges   —  I'm not saying America's cities are turning into dystopian technocapitalist hellscapes in which corporations operate every essential service and pull every civic string.
Jun 21, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
In internal open letter to CEO Satya Nadella, more than 100 Microsoft employees protest the firm's work with ICE and ask that it stop working with the agency   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft's internal message board on Tuesday, more than 100 employees protested …
Jun 19, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
IBM unveils IBM Debater, an AI-powered debating program six years in the making that can perform tightly structured debates with humans on around 100 topics   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A match between an Israeli college debate champion and a loquacious IBM computer program demonstrated on Monday …
Jun 19, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
New York Times:
A look at Tim Cook's relationship with the Trump administration and Chinese government; source says Trump admin told Cook it won't place tariffs on iPhones   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, may be the leader of the world's most valuable public company …
Jun 18, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context

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