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The Shift: Facebook Had a Good Election Day. But It Can’t Let Up Now.

The Shift Facebook Had a Good Election Day. But It Can’t Let Up Now. ImageFacebook’s war room at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., where workers monitored election-related content on the social network.CreditCreditMonica Davey/Epa By Kevin Roose Nov. 7, 2018 After an Election Day largely free of viral social media misinformation, and with little trace […]

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In a Shift in Driverless Strategy, Uber Deepens Its Partnership With Toyota

In a Shift in Driverless Strategy, Uber Deepens Its Partnership With Toyota ImageUber owns a sizable fleet of Volvo cars carrying its self-driving technology. The ride-hailing company is now deepening a partnership with Toyota around driverless cars.CreditCreditNatalie Behring/Reuters By Kate Conger Aug. 27, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Since Uber started a self-driving car program in […]

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The Shift: The Privacy Lawyer Giving Big Tech an $8.8 Billion Headache

The Shift The Privacy Lawyer Giving Big Tech an $ 8.8 Billion Headache ImageAn anti-Facebook activist next to cut-outs of Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive, outside the European Commission in Brussels last week. Litigation led by an Austrian, Max Schrems, accuses Facebook, Google, Instagram and Whatsapp of failing to comply with Europe’s new General […]