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A Former Top Wall Street Regulator Turns to the Blockchain

A Former Top Wall Street Regulator Turns to the Blockchain

Gary Gensler, a senior lecturer at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, at the M.I.T. Media Lab. Mr. Gensler, once one of the top financial regulators in the Obama administration, will teach a class on the blockchain in the fall.

Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on What Friends and Family Share

Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on What Friends and Family Share

Facebook is making changes to its News Feed in an attempt to favor interactions with friends over what it calls “passive content” — videos or articles that ask a user to just sit back and watch or read.

YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising

YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising

Top YouTube stars like Logan Paul are known for pushing the envelope with outlandish behavior.

Cities’ Offers for Amazon Base Are Secrets Even to Many City Leaders

Cities’ Offers for Amazon Base Are Secrets Even to Many City Leaders

“I don’t know what we offered Amazon in terms of financial incentives, but I believe Amazon wants to see the biggest incentive package that any city will offer them,” said Leslie Pool, a member of the Austin City Council.

AT&T-Time Warner Ruling Has Dealmakers Bracing

AT&T-Time Warner Ruling Has Dealmakers Bracing

The Dallas headquarters of AT&T, which wants to merge with Time Warner in an $85.4 billion deal. A federal judge is expected to rule on Tuesday on the Justice Department’s attempt to block the merger.

Google’s Parent Company Spends Like It’s Thinking of a Future Beyond Ads

Google’s Parent Company Spends Like It’s Thinking of a Future Beyond Ads

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, spent big in the first quarter on new data centers and services aimed at businesses.

After Fatal Uber Crash, a Self-Driving Start-Up Moves Forward

After Fatal Uber Crash, a Self-Driving Start-Up Moves Forward

Drive.ai plans to operate a fleet of autonomous taxis, including this blue and orange vehicle, in a limited area of Frisco, Tex., starting in July.

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit

Artificial intelligence experts are commanding eye-popping salaries. Including a signing bonus, OpenAI paid its top researcher, Ilya Sutskever, more than $1.9 million in 2016.

Unlocking Your Inner Movie Director (and Editor)

Unlocking Your Inner Movie Director (and Editor)

Home movies are increasingly being filmed on the smart phone. Here is how to do it using iMovie, from Apple.

After the Bitcoin Boom: Hard Lessons for Cryptocurrency Investors

After the Bitcoin Boom: Hard Lessons for Cryptocurrency Investors

Tony Yoo, a financial analyst in Los Angeles, invested more than $100,000 of his savings last fall. At their lowest point, his holdings dropped almost 70 percent in value.

Google Deletes 39 YouTube Channels Linked to Iranian Influence Operation

Google Deletes 39 YouTube Channels Linked to Iranian Influence Operation

Google said “relevant videos” on the 39 YouTube channels that it deleted had 13,466 total views in the United States.

Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You

Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You

Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is mostly used through the company’s line of Echo smart speakers.

Google Will Ask Buyers of U.S. Election Ads to Prove Identities

Google Will Ask Buyers of U.S. Election Ads to Prove Identities

Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Mark Warner of Virginia, Democratic sponsors of the Honest Ads Act, a measure to increase transparency in online political advertising after Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Is Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones? Questions and Answers

Is Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones? Questions and Answers

Apple said it has, at times, limited processing power on older phones to prevent them from shutting down unexpectedly, a practice some consumers suspected was being used to force them to upgrade their devices.

Dropbox Files for I.P.O., and Other ‘Unicorns’ Are Watching

Dropbox Files for I.P.O., and Other ‘Unicorns’ Are Watching

Drew Houston, chief executive of Dropbox, which was most recently valued at about $10 billion by private-market investors.

How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests

How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests

The Facebook page Black Elevation was part of a complex influence campaign that organized real-world events before it was spotted and taken down by Facebook.


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