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Devlin Barrett / Washington Post:
FBI's claim that investigators were locked out of nearly 7,800 devices connected to crimes last year is inflated; sources say number likely between 1,000-2,000   —  The FBI has repeatedly provided grossly inflated statistics to Congress and the public about the extent of problems posed …
May 22, 2018, 8:15 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Civil rights groups concerned as FOIA request shows cities' law enforcement adopted Amazon's Rekognition facial recognition tech without prior public discourse   —  Amazon has been providing facial recognition tools to law enforcement agencies in Oregon and Orlando for only a few dollars a month …
May 22, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Heather Long / Washington Post:
In latest White House statement about China trade, IP theft of US tech gets a lackluster mention and the topic of Chinese subsidies of tech firms is dropped   —  It was easy to miss the U.S.-China trade statement that the White House released Saturday, right in the midst of royal wedding mania.
May 21, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: Trump personally pushed US Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon and other companies, but was rebuffed   —  President Trump has personally pushed U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon.com …
May 18, 2018, 1:57 PMIn context
Washington Post:
US federal immigration officials have abandoned pursuit of a controversial machine-learning technology to help with “extreme vetting” of foreign visitors   —  Federal immigration officials have abandoned their pursuit of a controversial machine-learning technology that was a pillar …
May 17, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Jonathan O'Connell / Washington Post:
It's not just Amazon: Apple quietly explores Northern Virginia campus for 20,000 jobs   —  Apple has quietly explored the idea of opening a campus for 20,000 employees in Northern Virginia, further advancing the possibility that the Washington area could evolve into an East Coast outpost for Silicon Valley.
May 16, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Shane Harris / Washington Post:
Sources: US government identified a former CIA employee as a suspect in last year's CIA Vault 7 computer hacking arsenal leak but was unable to bring charges   —  The U.S. government has identified a suspect in the leak last year of a large portion of the CIA's computer hacking arsenal …
May 15, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post:
Hoping to entice #DeleteUber users back to Uber, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says its redemption lies in safety, with upcoming features like live trip info sharing   —  Video recording rides?  Transparency about accident and assault rates?  New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has ideas for how to make Uber “the safest mobility platform.”
May 12, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Internal AT&T documents show it made a $600K deal with Cohen days after inauguration, specifying he would advise on Time Warner merger and on matters before FCC   —  Three days after President Trump was sworn into office, the telecom giant AT&T turned to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen …
May 10, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Washington Post:
The White House will host a summit on AI on Thursday, convening executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel, and 34 other major US companies   —  The White House on Thursday plans to convene executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel and 34 other major U.S. companies as it seeks …
May 8, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context

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