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Yesterday β€” November 16th 2018NYT Technology

Google Cloud Executive Who Sought Pentagon Contract Steps Down

By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Diane Greene, who has run Google Cloud for three years, will be replaced by a former Oracle executive.

The Saturday Profile: From Encyclopedic Collector to β€˜Wikipedian-at-Large’

By CHARLOTTE GRAHAM-McLAY

Mike Dickison was a museum curator when he turned to another form of curating, teaching fellow New Zealanders how to beef up their country’s presence on the website.

Bits: The Week in Tech: Amazon Finally Makes an HQ2 Decision

By KAREN WEISE

The internet retailer took 14 months to decide on a second headquarters. Surprise! There will be two of them, and skeptics have plenty to chew on.

Real Estate Technology: Try, Try Again

By STEFANOS CHEN

Stackable apartments. Robotic valets. Infrared spas. The future has arrived, haltingly, and this time will be different. Maybe.

A Look Inside the Tactics of Definers, Facebook’s Attack Dog

By JACK NICAS and MATTHEW ROSENBERG

The opposition research firm had focused on the internet company’s competition. But ahead of a Senate hearing it had a new target: senators.

β€˜No Morals’: Advertisers React to Facebook Report

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI

Several top marketers were critical of the tech giant after The New York Times reported how it ignored and hid warning signs that it was being exploited to disrupt elections and spread toxic content.

What Amazon’s HQ2 Winners Look Like, Before Amazon

By CHRISTOPHER LEE and HECTOR EMANUEL

Crystal City in Virginia and Long Island City in Queens are about to become home to an internet giant. They will probably never appear the same again.

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook as Furor Over Its Tactics Grows

By CECILIA KANG, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and MIKE ISAAC

Mr. Zuckerberg said that he wouldn’t step down as chairman and that his No. 2, Sheryl Sandberg, was “doing great work” despite questions about their management.

Neo-Nazis Have No First Amendment Right to Harassment, Judge Rules

By KAREN ZRAICK

A lawsuit against the publisher of the website Daily Stormer for unleashing an online “terror campaign” against a Jewish realtor can proceed.

Before yesterdayNYT Technology

β€˜I Don’t Really Want to Work for Facebook.’ So Say Some Computer Science Students.

By NELLIE BOWLES

A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.

At War: Are Killer Robots the Future of War? Parsing the Facts on Autonomous Weapons

By KELSEY D. ATHERTON

Under what circumstances should militaries delegate the decision to take a human life to machines? It’s a moral leap that the international community is grappling with.

Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer

By DANIEL VICTOR

Yoshitaka Sakurada appeared not to know what a USB drive was, and told lawmakers that when it was necessary to use a computer, “I order my employees or secretaries” to do it.

Facebook Cuts Ties With Washington Firm That Sought to Discredit Social Network’s Critics

By MIKE ISAAC and JACK NICAS

The social network faced scrutiny for working with the consulting firm, which tried to discredit critics and rivals of the Silicon Valley giant.

Tech We’re Using: The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells

By JACK NICAS

Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don’t want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some old-school methods.

Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia Leaves a Real Estate Firm Poised to Cash In

By JULIE CRESWELL

JBG Smith is the largest landowner in a Virginia area some have called a ghost town. That could change fast with Amazon’s new office plans.

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

By SHEERA FRENKEL, NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, CECILIA KANG, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and JACK NICAS

Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.

Uber’s Losses Continue Ahead of Initial Public Offering

By KATE CONGER

Uber, which is moving toward a public debut next year, said its net loss was more than $1 billion in the third quarter.

Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as β€˜Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law

By JIM TANKERSLEY

The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.

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