Jasmine Garsd

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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.


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.


'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.


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.


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?


The History Of Tech Giant Huawei And The Chinese Government

Friday, December 07, 2018

The Huawei company was founded in 1987 by a former officer of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. It has grown into a technology giant, with help from its ties to the Chinese government.


Google Employees Join Others In Asking The Search Engine To Stay Out Of China

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Google left China in 2010 because of government censorship. But the controversial Project Dragonfly would return a version of the search engine that would cooperate with the authoritarian government.


Google Workers, Amnesty International Protest Censored Search Engine In China

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Google employees and human rights groups have been raising the alarm for some time over how Google would operate under one of the most authoritarian and information-controlling regimes in the world.


Soccer Fans With Heart Conditions Offered Special Game Broadcasts

Friday, November 23, 2018

Argentina's two major teams soccer teams meet in the Super Classic Saturday. Because fans get emotional, a cardiologist group offers radio broadcasts for people with heart and anxiety conditions.


Some New Yorkers Are Wondering What They'll Get Out Of Amazon HQ Deal

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Amazon is moving to New York City. It's clear what the company is getting out of it: billions of dollars in incentives. But not everyone is clear what New Yorkers will get out of the expensive deal.


Free Speech Or Hate Speech: When Does Online Hate Speech Become A Real Threat?

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Supreme Court has ruled that hate speech is protected under the Constitution. But what about social media? Several alleged perpetrators in mass shootings have ranted online before acting.


After Synagogue Attack, Web-Hosting Sites Suspend Gab

Monday, October 29, 2018

Alleged synagogue shooter Robert Bowers was an avid user of Gab, the social media site that touts itself as a place for free speech. The site is popular with white nationalists and the alt-right.


Gab, Site Where Synagogue Shooting Suspect Posted, Is Suspended

Sunday, October 28, 2018

The website, which has served as a home for the far-right online community, is now down after various platforms refused to host it.


Uber's Online-Only Restaurants: The Future, Or The End Of Dining Out?

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Uber has helped create about 800 "virtual restaurants" in the U.S. — eateries that only exist online. Uber says its delivery service helps restaurants grow, but some in the industry see downsides.


The Implications Of Bloomberg's China Hacking Report

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Bloomberg reported that Chinese government operatives planted minuscule microchips into servers created by an American company called Supermicro, whose products are used by Amazon and Apple.


The American Dream: One Block Can Make All The Difference

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Is geography destiny? It goes against the core idea of the American dream, but a new online data tool says where you were born and raised actually makes a huge difference — down to the very block.


SEC Sues Elon Musk Over Tesla Tweets

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Elon Musk over statements he made on Twitter about taking Tesla private.


Instagram Founders Ditch Facebook

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger left the Instagram after clashing with parent company Facebook. Instagram is critical to Facebook's long-term growth strategy, as more people turn to other platforms.


Technology Helps Motorists Maneuver In A Natural Disaster

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

When it comes to getting help navigating a natural disaster, there's so much technology available, the options are almost overwhelming. What works?


Does Facebook Really Work? People Question Effectiveness Of Ads

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A lawsuit says Facebook is misleading advertisers about just how effective it is. Facebook, which makes billions from ads, says it can't guarantee that all of them will reach their intended targets.