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Zuckerberg's privacy manifesto is actually about messaging

Mar 7, 2019
It’s not about keeping you safe from Facebook’s data-hoovering efforts. It’s about competing with other messaging platforms.
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Can tech really fix the housing crisis?

Feb 15, 2019
Start-ups want to make housing more affordable, but the crisis may too broad for them to solve
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The 2020 census is going high-tech and online

Feb 14, 2019
Every 10 years, the U.S. government counts every living person in the country. The 2020 head count will be the first U.S. census conducted mostly online. “For more than 200 years, the census has been this pencil and paper activity,” said Issie Lapowsky, senior writer at WIRED. “It’s a really human intensive, really time-intensive process.” […]
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U.S. pushes international curbs on Huawei

Feb 13, 2019
If you asked the White House to name its global corporate enemy No. 1, the Chinese tech giant Huawei would be at, or near, the top of the list. Washington has pushed for Huawei’s chief financial officer to be arrested on allegations of evading sanctions laws, and it’s charged the company with stealing technology from […]
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In AI race, it's sometimes hard to say who’s winning

Feb 11, 2019
President Donald Trump signed an executive order this afternoon to create a program to boost U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence. No new funding per se, that’s up to Congress. But the White House is directing federal agencies to prioritize AI investments, develop training programs, and collaborate with international allies. The American AI Initiative — that’s what […]

Apple's retail chief set out to transform its stores. Now she's leaving.

Feb 6, 2019
The tech company is shaking up its strategy. Can that reduce wait times at the Genius Bar?
Head of retail at Apple Angela Ahrendts (L) poses with a store team member for a selfie at the opening of an Apple store in Brussels, Belgium in 2015.

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How a startup got caught between the FBI and Huawei

Feb 5, 2019
Reporter Erik Schatzker, who witnessed the sting operation, wrote about it for Bloomberg Businessweek.

How social media helped change the way we connect

Feb 4, 2019
Facebook went live 15 years ago. But how did social media shape the (greater) social network?
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening keynote address at the f8 Developer Conference April 21, 2010 in San Francisco, California.
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Apple, the iPhone, and the Innovator's Dilemma

Feb 1, 2019
If you re-read the first few chapters of The Innovator’s Dilemma and you insert "Apple" every time Clayton Christensen mentions "a company," a certain picture emerges.
The Apple logo is seen onstage prior to an event at the Steve Jobs Theater on September 12, 2018 in Cupertino, California.
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