Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

About 1,400 of the internet company’s employees have signed a letter demanding transparency, saying censored search results raise “urgent moral and ethical issues.”
‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye

Facebook gives political campaigns the ability to tailor ads to as few as 20 people. Critics say the technique can polarize and manipulate voters.
Tech Fix: Are Targeted Ads Stalking You? Here’s How to Make Them Stop

Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here’s how to banish them.
$100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It’s Common.

Known as a mega-round in Silicon Valley, large-scale fund raising is producing a frenzy around tech companies with enough reach and momentum to absorb a large check.
Wheels: As Cars Collect More Data, Companies Try to Move It All Faster

It’s been three decades since cars’ internal networks got an update. With autonomous vehicles on the horizon, quick decisions will rely on a faster network.


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