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Zuckerberg Defends Company in Friday Meeting With Employees

Sun, 18/11/2018 - 1:21pm
Facebook’s co-founder and other executives, including Sheryl Sandberg, answered employees’ questions after a New York Times investigation of the company.

Facebook Fallout Ruptures Democrats’ Longtime Alliance With Silicon Valley

Sun, 18/11/2018 - 10:52am
Tech giants have found key allies among Democrats for years, a bond strengthened through mutual interests and campaign donations. But a year of scandals has forced a reckoning in Washington.

The Saturday Profile: From Encyclopedic Collector to ‘Wikipedian-at-Large’

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 10:42am
Mike Dickison was a museum curator when he turned to another form of curating, teaching fellow New Zealanders how to beef up their country’s presence on the website.

Real Estate Technology: Try, Try Again

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 9:28am
Stackable apartments. Robotic valets. Infrared spas. The future has arrived, haltingly, and this time will be different. Maybe.

Google Cloud Executive Who Sought Pentagon Contract Steps Down

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 9:28am
Diane Greene, who has run Google Cloud for three years, will be replaced by a former Oracle executive.

What Amazon’s HQ2 Winners Look Like, Before Amazon

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 5:28am
Crystal City in Virginia and Long Island City in Queens are about to become home to an internet giant. They will probably never appear the same again.

‘No Morals’: Advertisers React to Facebook Report

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 4:16am
Several top marketers were critical of the tech giant after The New York Times reported how it ignored and hid warning signs that it was being exploited to disrupt elections and spread toxic content.

Bits: The Week in Tech: Amazon Finally Makes an HQ2 Decision

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 3:00am
The internet retailer took 14 months to decide on a second headquarters. Surprise! There will be two of them, and skeptics have plenty to chew on.

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook as Furor Over Its Tactics Grows

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 6:11pm
Mr. Zuckerberg said that he wouldn’t step down as chairman and that his No. 2, Sheryl Sandberg, was “doing great work” despite questions about their management.

A Look Inside the Tactics of Definers, Facebook’s Attack Dog

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 2:24pm
The opposition research firm had focused on the internet company’s competition. But ahead of a Senate hearing it had a new target: senators.

Neo-Nazis Have No First Amendment Right to Harassment, Judge Rules

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 2:02pm
A lawsuit against the publisher of the website Daily Stormer for unleashing an online “terror campaign” against a Jewish realtor can proceed.

‘I Don’t Really Want to Work for Facebook.’ So Say Some Computer Science Students.

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 11:45am
A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.

Facebook Cuts Ties With Definers Public Affairs Following Outcry

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 12:36am
The social network faced scrutiny for working with the consulting firm, which tried to discredit critics and rivals of the Silicon Valley giant.

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 12:30am
Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.

At War: Are Killer Robots the Future of War? Parsing the Facts on Autonomous Weapons

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 11:00pm
Under what circumstances should militaries delegate the decision to take a human life to machines? It’s a moral leap that the international community is grappling with.

Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 9:59pm
Yoshitaka Sakurada appeared not to know what a USB drive was, and told lawmakers that when it was necessary to use a computer, “I order my employees or secretaries” to do it.

How Facebook Wrestled With Scandal: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 7:02pm
An investigation by The New York Times revealed how Facebook fought back against critics during a flood of crises — with delays, denials and an influence campaign in Washington.

State of the Art: How Google Photos Became a Perfect Jukebox for Our Memories

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 12:40pm
Google Photos, introduced in 2015, has become one of the most emotionally resonant pieces of technology today. It is also shaping our narratives along the way.

Tech We’re Using: The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 12:38pm
Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don’t want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some old-school methods.

Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia Leaves a Real Estate Firm Poised to Cash In

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 12:18pm
JBG Smith is the largest landowner in a Virginia area some have called a ghost town. That could change fast with Amazon’s new office plans.