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Adrian Chen / Wired:
“It's like PTSD”: inside the army of outsourced moderators cleaning gore, porn, and hate speech from the Internet   —  The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed  —  The campuses of  —  the tech industry are famous for their lavish cafeterias, cushy shuttles, and on-site laundry services.
Oct 25, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
IBM's increasing EPS in recent years only due to buybacks, no real revenue growth since 2008   —  The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks  —  For many years, the International Business Machines Corporation's earnings glided smoothly upward.  Every quarter, IBM would report higher earnings per share.
Oct 22, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Privacy researcher Ashkan Soltani, who helped Washington Post with its Snowden reporting, named FTC's chief technologist   —  Federal Trade Commission names Ashkan Soltani chief technologist  —  The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that Ashkan Soltani, an independent privacy researcher …
Oct 21, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Amy Schatz / Re/code:
Pressing Fwd.us: How Silicon Valley's $50 Million Bet on Immigration Stalled   —  When President Barack Obama decided in early September to postpone immigration reform, it marked the beginning of the end of Joe Green's tenure as the head of one of Silicon Valley's most ambitious political groups …
Oct 19, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context
Nancy Scola / Washington Post:
Obama nominates ex-Google lawyer Michelle Lee to head US patent office in a victory for Silicon Valley   —  Obama nominates former Google exec to lead U.S. Patent Office  —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria in 2011.  (Alex Brandon/AP)  —  Michelle K. Lee …
Oct 17, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Bethany McLean / Vanity Fair:
Can C.E.O. Satya Nadella Save Microsoft?   —  The Empire Reboots  —  Over the last decade, as the biggest force in tech history hurtled toward irrelevance (albeit lucratively), a few blamed Microsoft' s woes on founder Bill Gates, while most pointed to his successor as C.E.O., Steve Ballmer.
Oct 8, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Facebook names Joel Kaplan VP of Global Policy, as Marne Levin moves to Instagram as COO   —  Facebook taps D.C. office head to manage global policy  —  Facebook's D.C. office head, Joel Kaplan, will become the company's global VP of public policy.  (Photo by: Eric Thayer/Reuters)
Oct 7, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Barb Darrow / Gigaom:
HP is better not together — company to split into enterprise and PC/printer businesses   —  It's true.  The HP IT giant is dividing into two smaller, but still large entities, one focusing on enterprise IT, the other on PCs and printers.  —  Hewlett-Packard is now forging ahead with plans …
Oct 6, 2014, 7:05 AMIn context
Edward Wyatt / New York Times:
With Perspective From Both Sides of His Desk, F.C.C. Chairman Ponders Net Neutrality   —  WASHINGTON — As a lobbyist for the cable and wireless industries, Tom Wheeler played a role in shaping almost every major telecommunications policy and innovation over the last three decades.
Sep 29, 2014, 9:30 AMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
BlackBerry CEO: 200,000 Passports ordered since launch   —  The device is already sold out on its own website and Amazon.  —  The BlackBerry Passport is off to a decent start.  —  The unusually shaped smartphone garnered 200,000 orders since its launch on Wednesday, according to CEO John Chen.
Sep 26, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context

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