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Technology

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Alphabet Inc's Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices. [...]
2019-Jan-22
Source: Reuters: Technology
Shares in Japan Display jumped 11 percent on Wednesday after a report said the smartphone screen maker was in talks for funding from Taiwan's TPK Holding Co and China's Silk Road Fund in exchange for a stake of around 30 percent. [...]
2019-Jan-22
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Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production had halted output a week ago after it discovered a defect in a component procured from a supplier. [...]
2019-Jan-22
Source: Reuters: Technology
Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production had halted output a week ago after it discovered a defect in a component procured from a supplier. [...]
2019-Jan-22
Source: Reuters: Technology
Alphabet Inc's Google disclosed on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the United States government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices. [...]
2019-Jan-22
Source: Reuters: Technology
Viacom Inc said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business. [...]
2019-Jan-22
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IBM Corp beat analysts' fourth-quarter earnings estimates and forecast full-year profit above expectations on Tuesday, as the company benefits from its focus on newer businesses such as cloud, software and services, sending its shares up about 7 percent. [...]
2019-Jan-22
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The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, arrested in Canada in December on allegations she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks. [...]
2019-Jan-22
Source: Reuters: Technology
IBM Corp reported a smaller-than-expected 3.5 percent drop in fourth-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as higher sales in its newer businesses such as cloud, software and services partially offset tapering sales of its latest mainframe computers and the pressures from a strong dollar. [...]
2019-Jan-22
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The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it will pursue the extradition of the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL], arrested in Canada in December. [...]
2019-Jan-22
Source: Reuters: Technology
Years ago I had an argument with a biblically-minded friend who claimed that there could have been no tools of any kind, no technology whatsoever, in the Garden of Eden. So did Adam and Eve do all their “tending of the garden” (Gen. 2:15) with their hands? Pruning branches by [...]
2018-May-28
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Micro.blog: A couple of days ago I posted this: "I really do think this is a great service, and I'd like to be here regularly, but I wonder how much longer I'll do this if no one I know (or almost no one I know) is here. I'm keeping fingers [...]
2018-May-25
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
In later posts I'll strive for a substantive engagement with Ruskin, but I want to make a general preliminary comment here. Ruskin was one of those figures who lived through a massive social transition and who never forgot what the world was like before its change. “It has been my [...]
2018-May-24
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
So what interests me about Ruskin's Fors Clavigera? Several things: a lively interchange of ideas about political economy with ideas about art and aesthetics; a conviction that our tools, our technologies, interact ceaselessly and complexly with art, politics, and economics; an understanding of writing as one way to contribute [...]
2018-May-23
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Thirteen years ago, when my friend Jamie Smith launched his blog, he named it Fors Clavigera in honor of a strange and powerful project by the great Victorian sage John Ruskin. Jamie rightly notes in that first post that the original Fors Clavigera, though published as a series of monthly [...]
2018-May-22
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Some things I like: Markdown formatting in posts plain old RSS feeds for the blogs it's really hard to find out how many people follow you no public faves/likes — I can see what I've faved, but if I want you to know that I liked your post I have [...]
2018-May-21
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
It's fairly common for the local businesses I follow on Instagram to post there news of sales, or unusual opening hours, or special events. Thanks to Instagram's refusal to enable a simple chronological feed, its insistence on inscrutable algorithmic presentations, I almost never see these until it's too late. Sometimes [...]
2018-May-21
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
I want to isolate what I believe to be the key passage in this piece by Sigal Samuel on Ritual Design Lab. Here it is: Finally, an endeavor like Ritual Design Lab has a paradox at its heart. If I contact the Ritual Design Hotline and the team solves my problem [...]
2018-May-20
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
A follow-up to this post. In the Introduction to The Myth of Disenchantment, Jason Josephson-Storm writes: For three years, starting in 1905, some of France's most famous scientists had assembled in apartments and laboratories in Paris to study this particular Italian spirit medium — Eusapia Palladino. In addition to the [...]
2018-May-12
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Claire McNear, How Quote Tweets Helped Ruin Twitter: When did things get so bad on Twitter? It's hard to say, even as nostalgia for the network's simpler, friendlier days permeates the site. Was it the runup to the 2016 election? The inevitable growth beyond the insidery club of Twitter's earliest days? [...]
2018-May-11
Source: New Atlantis: Technology