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Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed:
Interviews reveal how Chinese authorities surveil citizens of its Xinjiang region using AI, iris scanning, and more developed by private firms   —  KASHGAR, China — This is a city where growing a beard can get you reported to the police.  So can inviting too many people to your wedding, or naming your child Muhammad or Medina.
Oct 19, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon suspends Roy Price, VP of Amazon Studios and global head of Prime Video content, following harassment claim from a company producer   —  The news follows a harassment claim from one of the retail giant/streamer's top TV producers.  —  Roy Price, vp Amazon Studios and global head …
Oct 12, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Sources: Uber faces at least five criminal probes from US DoJ, two more than previously reported, including possible violation of price-transparency laws   —  Shortly after taking over Uber Technologies Inc. in September, Dara Khosrowshahi told employees to brace for a painful six months.
Oct 11, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Profile of Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer who, sources say, is leading the internal investigation into Russian meddling   —  How much did Russia use Facebook during the campaign?  Stamos is trying to find out.  —  Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump was elected president …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Intel's former CEO Paul Otellini has passed away at the age of 66; he joined Intel in 1974 and became its fifth CEO in 2005   —  Former Intel CEO Paul Otellini has passed away at the age of 66.  —  Otellini was a lifelong Intel employee who had silicon in his blood.
Oct 3, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: ongoing investigations find the Equifax hack may have been state-sponsored, and 30+ entry points were created in Equifax computer systems   —  In the corridors and break rooms of Equifax Inc.'s giant Atlanta headquarters, employees used to joke that their enormously successful credit reporting company …
Sep 30, 2017, 3:01 PMIn context
Seth Stevenson / Wall Street Journal:
Interview with Satya Nadella and Bill Gates on political climate, how AI, quantum computing, and mixed reality will shape the future as Nadella debuts memoir   —  On the occasion of the publication of Nadella's first book, out this fall, Nadella and his predecessor talk shop
Sep 26, 2017, 5:45 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
A profile of Satya Nadella, who has stopped infighting, restored morale, and has led Microsoft over the past 3.5 years as its market cap increased by $250B+   —  Microsoft's CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value.  All it took was focusing on what matters most.
Sep 18, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Casey Michel / Extra:
A deep look at Heart of Texas, a Russia-linked Facebook group that promoted Texas secession and had 225K+ members before being taken down in summer of 2017   —  When is a Texan not a Texan?  —  Earlier this week, Facebook announced that they had shuttered almost 500 accounts they believe …
Sep 13, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FBI is investigating Uber over use of defunct “Hell” program that tracked drivers working for competitors like Lyft   —  Investigators looking at whether Uber's defunct ‘Hell’ internal program was used to interfere illegally with competitors
Sep 8, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context

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