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New York Times:
Inside Facebook's election “War Room”, which will be the company's hub for safeguarding elections around the world   —  MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sandwiched between Building 20 and Building 21 in the heart of Facebook's campus, an approximately 25-foot by 35-foot conference room is under construction.
Sep 19, 2018, 2:26 PMIn context
Cade Metz / New York Times:
How companies like Quanergy, Palmer Luckey's Anduril, and Alphabet-supported Cogniac are testing virtual patrols along the US-Mexico border using lidar and AI   —  In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico.
Sep 19, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
Trump placing 10% tariffs on an additional ~$200B in Chinese imports on Sept. 24, drops ~300 types of goods, including smartwatches, from list of those affected   —  President Trump, emboldened by America's economic strength and China's economic slowdown, escalated his trade war on Monday …
Sep 17, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Jason M. Bailey / New York Times:
Esports companies like Blizzard are growing by replicating traditional sports leagues like NBA that are structured around local franchises and fanfare   —  Jay Goldthwaite had never felt passion for a Boston sports team, no matter how often his neighbors' cheers pierced the walls …
Sep 15, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
A look at Standard Cognition's tech, which uses cameras and AI to track shoppers and what they buy, as it opens San Francisco's first cashierless store   —  A start-up uses visual tracking and behavioral data to operate a new San Francisco market, which lets shoppers walk out unimpeded.
Sep 13, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at how game apps track kids' data as a lawsuit accuses Google and Twitter ad businesses, and a popular app maker, of violating children's privacy law   —  A lawsuit by New Mexico's attorney general accuses a popular app maker, as well as online ad businesses run by Google and Twitter, of violating children's privacy law.
Sep 13, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is better prepared to fight election interference, catalogs the steps the company has taken to prevent a repeat of 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg began the year by promising to make Facebook safer from election interference around the world.
Sep 13, 2018, 2:38 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / New York Times:
Pinterest now has 250M MAUs, saw user growth of 27% and revenue growth of 50% YoY, but sources say its steady approach has frustrated some investors, employees   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Ben Silbermann does not enjoy being interviewed.  He isn't a fan of speaking at tech industry conferences.
Sep 10, 2018, 9:31 AMIn context
Christopher A. Bail / New York Times:
Researcher, citing a study he co-authored, says that forcing Twitter users to encounter political views they disagree with can increase political polarization   —  On social media, encountering opposing views can make people become even more wedded to their own.  —  Mr. Bail is a sociologist.
Sep 10, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Siva Vaidhyanathan / New York Times:
Facebook says it deleted 1.3B fake accounts in six months; most were disabled minutes after registration and are not counted as monthly active users   —  Sheryl Sandberg's testimony to Congress revealed that fraudulent pages are being created as fast as the social network can delete them.
Sep 9, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context

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