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Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC gives SpaceX permission to deploy over 7,000 Starlink internet satellites, as part of a full network of 12,000   —  Federal regulators are allowing entrepreneur Elon Musk to use an expanded range of wireless airwaves for his plan to deliver cheap, high-speed Internet access — from space.
Nov 15, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Washington Post:
A look at the likely factors behind Amazon's decision to choose Crystal City, VA, as one of its HQ2 locations and how it may affect the region   —  Amazon will open major new outposts in Northern Virginia's Crystal City and in New York City, splitting its much-sought investment …
Nov 13, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Peter Holley / Washington Post:
Lime launches a global recall of scooters from one of its manufacturers after determining that the scooters could break apart while in use   —  The fast-growing electronic scooter company Lime has decided to immediately remove one of the company's brands from every city across the globe …
Nov 10, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Study: Alex Jones' videos are receiving nearly as many views on Facebook as they did before Infowars' page was banned, with new pages like NewsWars catching on   —  Infowars is gone from Facebook after a high-profile showdown over the summer between Silicon Valley and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
Nov 5, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: Amazon held advanced talks about opening HQ2 in Crystal City, Northern Virginia and some officials discussed how to make announcement after midterms   —  Amazon.com has held advanced discussions about the possibility of opening its highly sought-after second headquarters in Crystal City …
Nov 3, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
How Facebook and Twitter fight online voter suppression for the midterms with algorithm changes and partnerships with organizations that report disinformation   —  Facebook and Twitter aren't just trying to drive people to the polls — they're racing to fight back bad actors who seek to deter their users from voting.
Nov 2, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post:
Testing of battery life on flagship phones, including iPhone XS and Pixel 3, shows newer phones die faster than older ones, likely due to screen tech like OLED   —  Despite some notable exceptions, many 2018 smartphone batteries can't keep up.  Here's why — and what we can do about it.
Nov 1, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Profile of Gab co-founder Andrew Torba days after Gab went offline and its CTO and co-founder Ekrem Buyukkaya quit following “attacks from the American media”   —  Like many young entrepreneurs drawn to California's technological gold rush, Andrew Torba brought a familiar mix of smarts …
Oct 31, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
How startups, volunteers, activist groups, and other organizations from Silicon Valley are trying to spark a Democratic wave during the midterms   —  Lauren Baer faces a tough task on Election Day: She's a first-time Democratic candidate for Congress vying against a veteran Republican in …
Oct 29, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Ukrainian officials recount their efforts to get Facebook's attention and help stem the flood of disinformation in 2015, in the middle of Russian invasion   —  KIEV, Ukraine — In the spring of 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was desperate for Mark Zuckerberg's help.
Oct 28, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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