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Facebook’s Privacy Changes Leave Developers Steaming

Facebook’s Privacy Changes Leave Developers Steaming

Developers at Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8, last year. The company’s relationship with its vast community of developers has reached a tense moment once more.

Uber Appoints New Head of Finance as It Marches Toward an I.P.O.

Uber Appoints New Head of Finance as It Marches Toward an I.P.O.

Nelson J. Chai said in an interview that he liked challenges and had needed no persuading to take a job that had been open at Uber since 2015.

Facebook Gains Status in China, at Least for a Moment

Facebook Gains Status in China, at Least for a Moment

Facebook has registered a subsidiary in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has assiduously courted the authorities in China, where the social networking service is blocked.

Facebook and Twitter Expand Peek Into Who’s Behind Their Ads

Facebook and Twitter Expand Peek Into Who’s Behind Their Ads

The headquarters of Facebook, which announced on Thursday that every Facebook page would have a tab called “Info and Ads.” Twitter said Thursday that it was introducing an Ads Transparency Center.

One Goal of Amazon’s HQ2: Learn the Lessons of Seattle

One Goal of Amazon’s HQ2: Learn the Lessons of Seattle

Amazon has become the most convenient target for groups in Seattle worried about home prices and paralyzing traffic.

His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming

His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming

Andrew Yang, a New York businessman who wants to be the Democrats’ next presidential candidate, believes that automation threatens to bring Great Depression-level unemployment and violent unrest.

Uber to Buy Jump, Maker of Electric Bicycles, After Bike-Sharing Test

Uber to Buy Jump, Maker of Electric Bicycles, After Bike-Sharing Test

Jump started its bike-sharing service last year in San Francisco.

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company’s building of a censored search engine for China.

Twitter Stock Drops After User Numbers Decline

Twitter Stock Drops After User Numbers Decline

Twitter’s higher-than-expected revenue was overshadowed by a fall in its monthly active users.

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.

4,500 Tech Workers, 1 Mission: Get Democrats Elected

4,500 Tech Workers, 1 Mission: Get Democrats Elected

Jessica Alter is a co-founder of Tech for Campaigns, a volunteer organization that focuses on helping Democratic campaigns move into the digital age.

Facebook Ads Offer Peek at Looming Supreme Court Fight

Facebook Ads Offer Peek at Looming Supreme Court Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court justices soon after Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch joined in 2017.

Snap to Tweak Snapchat’s Redesign After Users Complain

Snap to Tweak Snapchat’s Redesign After Users Complain

Late last year, Snapchat began separating chats and stories from friends from the content of media properties. Its parent company said the redesign was a major reason for a disappointing earnings report on Tuesday.

Dedicated App or Mobile Website?

Dedicated App or Mobile Website?

You may be prompted, left, to open a website's dedicated app, right, when visiting with a browser.

Bird, the Electric Scooter Start-Up, Is Said to Draw an Investment Frenzy

Bird, the Electric Scooter Start-Up, Is Said to Draw an Investment Frenzy

Electric scooters have burst onto the streets of several American cities and are setting off an investor frenzy.


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