Jasmine Garsd

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Social Media Companies Struggle To Pull Live Streamed Video Of Mass Shootings

Friday, March 15, 2019

The shootings at mosques in New Zealand were live-streamed on Facebook, and shared on YouTube and Twitter. The companies have been challenged on their ability to remove this kind of content quickly.

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Bay Area's High Cost Of Living Squeezes Restaurant Workers, Chefs And Owners

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

The San Francisco Bay Area is known for its love of fine food. It's also increasingly becoming known as an area where it's almost impossible to live on a service-industry wage.

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Ever Regretted Your Online Behavior? We Want To Hear From You

Friday, February 22, 2019

We're working on a series of stories about civility and online behavior, and we want to hear from you!

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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.

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This City Told Amazon And Google: No Incentives For You

Friday, February 15, 2019

Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.

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'Brave, Not Perfect' Speaks To The Scarcity Of Women In Tech

Thursday, February 07, 2019

In a new book, Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code joins a chorus of voices warning of devastating consequences if girls don't partake in tech — and suggesting girls should be encouraged to take risks.

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Facebook, Google Draw Scrutiny Over Apps That Collected Data From Teens

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

In the latest revelation to raise privacy concerns, the Silicon Valley giants offered adults and teens gift cards for installing apps that would let the companies collect data on their smartphones.

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Amid Chaos Venezuelans Struggle To Find The Truth, Online

Saturday, January 26, 2019

As Venezuela grapples with a major political crisis, people there are struggling with misinformation online. WhatsApp, a popular messaging app, has been used to spread both rumors and news reports.

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WhatsApp Tries To Curb Misinformation, And Annoying Aunts And Uncles

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

WhatsApp has been accused of being used to spread rumors — with serious consequences. Now the ubiquitous messaging app is moving to limit how many people users can forward messages to.

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With Amazon's Arrival, A New York Community Pushes To Be Included

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Many residents of the Queensbridge public housing complex feel they have not benefited much from the area's booming development. With Amazon, activists are trying to change that story.

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Alexa Can Help Kids With Homework, But Don't Forget Problem-Solving Skills

Thursday, January 10, 2019

How do virtual assistants like Alexa affect children's learning experiences? Some experts say easy answers delivered by technology can hurt the development of problem-solving skills in kids.

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How Bad Bunny Skipped Categories And Skyrocketed To Fame

Thursday, January 03, 2019

No, he's not a cartoon character. Bad Bunny is the up-and-coming Puerto Rican rapper soaring to international fame.

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Cuba's Mobile Internet Access Is A Big Step, But It's Not Without Flaws

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The Cuban government recently extended Internet to mobile devices, a big step for Cubans living on the island under the repressive communist regime.

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Biggest Market Rally Since 2009 Follows Days Of Painful Losses

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The Dow had its best day since 2009, gaining nearly 5 percent. But jitters over interest rates, trade tensions and turmoil in Washington have still made December a bruising month in the markets.

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Bad Bunny En Español: El Nuevo Disco Y Sus Influencias

Monday, December 24, 2018

In an interview from Puerto Rico, Bad Bunny talks about his influences and the music on his new record.

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Our Listeners Speak Up: Your Best Of 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Alt.Latino reviews some of the best 2018 music recommendations from listeners — and welcomes back a dear friend.

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Google Will Spend $1 Billion To Build New Campus In New York City

Monday, December 17, 2018

Google is expanding its footprint in New York City, pledging to add jobs and spend $1 billion on a new campus. It's the latest example of a Silicon Valley giant branching out in an influential city.

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'Roma' Hailed As Cuarón's Masterpiece, Despite Distribution, Production Battle

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Netflix released Roma in select theaters, before offering it online. It's being called Alfonso Cuarón's masterpiece, and garnering Oscar buzz, after a distribution and production battle.

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2018 In Review: What Happened In The World Of Big Tech

Monday, December 10, 2018

Growing awareness of privacy scandals and the spread of misinformation on social media may mean our love affair with technology has ended, and a new era of regulation is about to begin.

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With An Eye On Oscars, Netflix Sent 'Roma' To Theaters First

Friday, December 07, 2018

Alfonso Cuarón's acclaimed movie has been part of an ongoing battle over who gets to premiere movies: streaming services like Netflix, or theaters?

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