Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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Silicon Valleys competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorkers Andrew Marantz

“If Silicon Valley is going to keep telling itself the narration that the only uses of their technology will be the most optimistic, the most hopeful, “the worlds largest” salubrious, “the worlds largest” prosocial, ” New Yorker staff writer Andrew…

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Protesters call on Salesforce to end contract with border patrol agency

A dozen or so people accompanied by a 14 -foot, 800 -pound cage gathered in downtown San Francisco Tuesday morning to protest Salesforce’s contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol( CBP ), relevant agencies within the Department of Homeland Security…

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Shadow Politics: Meet the Digital Sleuth Exposing Fake News

When we gratified in early March, Jonathan Albright was still shrugging off a sleepless weekend. It was a few weeks after the pogrom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had killed 17 parties, most of them adolescents, and swiftly revolved…

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The NYT debuts its first augmented reality-enhanced story on iOS

Apple’s investment in AR technologies has been ushering in a new wave of apps, from those that let you perform most practical duties- like visualizing furniture placement in offices- to those with mass customer plead- like AR gaming, including Niantic’s…

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