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New mathematical model-based research suggests that exposing US social media users to viewpoints different than their own furthers political polarization (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

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Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: New mathematical model-based research suggests that exposing US social media users to viewpoints different than their own furthers political...
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Women founders of AI startups talk about gender disparity in tech, how they are trying to build diverse workplaces, and addressing potential biases in AI (Te-Ping Chen/Wall Street Journal)

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Te-Ping Chen / Wall Street Journal: Women founders of AI startups talk about gender disparity in tech, how they are trying to build diverse workplaces,...
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CB Insights: cloud computing startups raised almost $3B across 97 deals in Q2 2020, up from 76 deals in Q2 2019, with deal volume reaching a three-year high (Sara Castellanos/Wall Street Journal)

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Sara Castellanos / Wall Street Journal: CB Insights: cloud computing startups raised almost $3B across 97 deals in Q2 2020, up from 76 deals in...
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How Sundar Pichai is leading Google at a time when many of the company's strengths become the focus of intense public criticism and antitrust scrutiny (Rob Copeland/Wall Street Journal)

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Rob Copeland / Wall Street Journal: How Sundar Pichai is leading Google at a time when many of the company’s strengths become the focus of...
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Sources: Mark Zuckerberg stoked concerns about Chinese internet companies and TikTok in meetings with officials and several senators in Washington, DC last fall (Wall Street Journal)

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Wall Street Journal: Sources: Mark Zuckerberg stoked concerns about Chinese internet companies and TikTok in meetings with officials and several senators in Washington, DC last...
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U.S. WeChat Users Alliance, a nonprofit, files a lawsuit in district court in SF against Trump's executive order banning transactions with WeChat and ByteDance (John D. McKinnon/Wall Street Journal)

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John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal: U.S. WeChat Users Alliance, a nonprofit, files a lawsuit in district court in SF against Trump’s executive order...
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As companies start using AI-software to detect race or ethnicity, often as part of market research, researchers worry it will fuel bias and discrimination (Parmy Olson/Wall Street Journal)

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Parmy Olson / Wall Street Journal: As companies start using AI-software to detect race or ethnicity, often as part of market research, researchers worry it...
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Sources: companies including Apple and Disney participated in a White House call over the WeChat ban, saying it could undermine their competitiveness in China (Wall Street Journal)

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Wall Street Journal: Sources: companies including Apple and Disney participated in a White House call over the WeChat ban, saying it could undermine their competitiveness...
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PayPal, Square, others make some businesses wait for weeks to access funds, to protect themselves against the rise of disputed transactions during the pandemic (Wall Street Journal)

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Wall Street Journal: PayPal, Square, others make some businesses wait for weeks to access funds, to protect themselves against the rise of disputed transactions during...
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How power companies are turning to AI, drones, battery systems, and sensors to shorten outages, save money, and help run an increasingly complex power grid (Asa Fitch/Wall Street Journal)

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Asa Fitch / Wall Street Journal: How power companies are turning to AI, drones, battery systems, and sensors to shorten outages, save money, and help...