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New York Times:
Sources: Saudis groomed a Twitter employee to spy on accounts of dissidents; he was investigated and fired in Dec. 2015 after Western intelligence warnings   —  Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he was sleeping.
Oct 20, 2018, 12:38 PMIn context
Melia Russell / San Francisco Chronicle:
SF's Proposition C to fight homelessness may tax SF-based payment processors on gross receipts, hurting companies like Square and Stripe   —  Jack Dorsey, the head of Square and Twitter, unleashed a tweetstorm critical of a San Francisco ballot measure aimed at slashing homelessness …
Oct 19, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Qualtrics, a startup offering tools to track customer and employee feedback, files for an IPO, reports 2017 revenues of $290M, up 52% YoY, profits of $2.6M   —  One of Utah and cloud computing's most promising unicorns is looking to graduate out of the herd.
Oct 19, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Despite ban on main accounts, a number of secondary Infowars accounts remain active on Twitter, promoting the same content   —  Alex Jones may have lost his main accounts, but he still has plenty to communicate with on Twitter.  —  Alex Jones and his InfoWars outlet were permanently banned …
Oct 19, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Chicago Mercantile Exchange report shows Bitcoin futures have continually risen through Q3 2018, with average daily volume up 41% since Q2   —  Average daily volumes for bitcoin futures trading saw a significant jump in the third quarter compared to the last period, according to CME Group.
Oct 18, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
NBC News:
Source: Twitter suspended hundreds of accounts for violating spam rules; the accounts had posted pro-Saudi Arabia tweets about the disappearance of Khashoggi   —  Twitter became aware of some of the bots on Thursday when NBC News presented the company with evidence of coordinated activity.
Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it will show whether a tweet was deleted by the user who posted it or because Twitter took an action, starting in the coming weeks   —  Twitter is making a change to how its tweet reporting procedures will work.  Before, Twitter had experimented with both showing or hiding …
Oct 17, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on free speech, filter bubbles, the chronological feed, and more   —  ON MONDAY, AT Wired's 25th anniversary summit, I spoke with Jack Dorsey about some of the biggest questions he confronts running Twitter and Square.  How has his position on free speech evolved?
Oct 17, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Twitter has published data sets of millions of tweets, images, videos, and thousands of accounts linked to Russia and Iran meddling for analysis by researchers   —  - Data includes images and videos from thousands of accounts  — Tech firms remain under fire from lawmakers in EU, U.S.
Oct 17, 2018, 9:16 AMIn context
Kyle Bradshaw / 9to5Google:
YouTube says it has resolved widespread access issues that also affected YouTube TV and YouTube Music   —  Google's services are ubiquitous enough that it's pretty noteworthy when they go down.  Tonight, it seems multiple services are suffering an outage, including YouTube …
Oct 16, 2018, 10:11 PMIn context

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