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    • Why Apple Is Struggling to Become an Artificial-Intelligence Powerhouse

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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     In 2011, Apple became the first company to place artificial intelligence in the pockets of millions of consumers when it launched the voice assistant Siri on the iPhone.

    "Why Apple Is Struggling to Become an Artificial-Intelligence Powerhouse" is from the June 05, 2017 The Switch section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Is What Elon Musk's Mysterious Digging Tweets Are About

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin 
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    He's also about to purchase a large earth drilling machine to continue the tunnel, which was started on his companies' properties in Hawthorne, CA, according to a person familiar with his thinking. Elon Musk is chief executive of the space transportation company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Motors, which are located on sprawling adjacent properties in Hawthorne.

    "This Is What Elon Musk's Mysterious Digging Tweets Are About" is from the January 28, 2017 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Elizabeth Dwoskin  and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Silicon Valley Escalates Its War on White Supremacy Despite Free Speech Concerns

    • By: Tracy Jan and Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability of hate groups to raise money online, removing them from Internet search engines, and preventing some sites from registering at all.

    "Silicon Valley Escalates Its War on White Supremacy Despite Free Speech Concerns" is from the August 16, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tracy Jan and Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Apple and Google Should Be Worried about Facebook's New Bots Store

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Why Apple and Google Should Be Worried about Facebook's New Bots Store" is from the April 12, 2016 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Regulator Warns Tech Companies of Big Data Bias

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
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    "Regulator Warns Tech Companies of Big Data Bias" is from the Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

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    • Facebook Says Police Can’t Use Its Data for ‘Surveillance’

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Facebook is cutting police departments off from a vast trove of data that has been increasingly used to monitor protesters and activists.

    "Facebook Says Police Can’t Use Its Data for ‘Surveillance’" is from the March 13, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Years of Privacy Controversies Finally Caught up with Facebook

    • By: Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Facebook long had a knack for navigating privacy controversies related to its collection of user data. But the cost of its missteps finally caught up with Facebook this week, sending its stock down more than $100 billion Thursday in the largest drop in value in Wall Street history.

    "How Years of Privacy Controversies Finally Caught up with Facebook" is from the July 26, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Craig Timberg and Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facebook’s Discussions with Congress Signal Mark Zuckerberg Will Testify Amid Data-Privacy Scandal

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Tony Romm
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Facebook has signaled that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress by discussing the details of the appearance with lawmakers, according to a person familiar with the conversations.

    "Facebook’s Discussions with Congress Signal Mark Zuckerberg Will Testify Amid Data-Privacy Scandal" is from the March 27, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Tony Romm and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Airbnb Is Forming an Alliance with One of the Nation's Biggest Labor Unions

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Airbnb Is Forming an Alliance with One of the Nation's Biggest Labor Unions" is from the April 18, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Audit Thousands of Apps After ‘Breach of Trust’

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said Facebook will audit thousands of apps in response to the “breach of trust” created by Cambridge Analytica — the chief executive's first comments since a crisis erupted Friday over data siphoned by the political marketing firm used by the Trump campaign.

    "Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Audit Thousands of Apps After ‘Breach of Trust’" is from the March 21, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facebook Says It Removed a Flood of Hate Speech, Terrorist Propaganda and Fake Accounts From Its Site

    • By: Tony Romm, Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Facebook said Thursday it had removed more than a billion fake accounts and taken action against millions of posts, photos and other forms of content that violated its prohibition against hate speech, terrorist propaganda and child exploitation, the latest sign that the social-networking giant faces an onslaught of online abuse as it builds tools to spot it.

    "Facebook Says It Removed a Flood of Hate Speech, Terrorist Propaganda and Fake Accounts From Its Site" is from the November 15, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tony Romm and Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facebook Says It Has Uncovered a Coordinated Disinformation Operation Ahead of the 2018 Midterm Elections

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Tony Romm
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Facebook said Tuesday that it had discovered a sophisticated coordinated disinformation operation on its platform involving 32 false pages and profiles engaging in divisive messaging ahead of the U.S. midterm elections.

    "Facebook Says It Has Uncovered a Coordinated Disinformation Operation Ahead of the 2018 Midterm Elections" is from the July 31, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Tony Romm and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Twitter Is Looking for Ways to Let Users Flag Fake News, Offensive Content

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
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    Twitter is exploring adding a feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information, according to two people familiar with the company's projects.

    "Twitter Is Looking for Ways to Let Users Flag Fake News, Offensive Content" is from the June 29, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Auschwitz, Sex Assault and Police Shootings — Where Virtual Reality Is Going Next

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Michael Alison Chandler, Brian Fung
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    The fundraiser invitation promised a night of “Cocktails and Virtual Reality.” More than 40 people crowded into a Washington rowhouse, sipping mixed drinks in Mason jars before settling into folding chairs and adjusting the focus on their Oculus Rift goggles.

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    • Amazon Is Selling Facial Recognition to Law Enforcement — for a Fistful of Dollars

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Amazon has been essentially giving away facial recognition tools to law enforcement agencies in Oregon and Orlando, according to documents obtained by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, paving the way for a rollout of technology that is causing concern among civil rights groups.

    "Amazon Is Selling Facial Recognition to Law Enforcement — for a Fistful of Dollars" is from the May 22, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Merchants Use Facebook to Flood Amazon with Fake Reviews

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    On Amazon, customer comments can help a product surge in popularity. The online retail giant says that more than 99 percent of its reviews are legitimate because they are written by real shoppers who aren’t paid for them.

    "How Merchants Use Facebook to Flood Amazon with Fake Reviews" is from the April 23, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Craig Timberg and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Russian Disinformation Teams Targeted Robert S. Mueller IIII, Says Report Prepared for Senate

    • By: Craig Timberg, Tony Romm, Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Months after President Trump took office, Russia’s disinformation teams trained their sights on a new target: special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Having worked to help get Trump into the White House, they now worked to neutralize the biggest threat to his staying there.

    "Russian Disinformation Teams Targeted Robert S. Mueller IIII, Says Report Prepared for Senate" is from the December 17, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Craig Timberg , Tony Romm and Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The TED Talks Empire Has Been Grappling With Sexual Harassment, Interviews and Internal Emails Show

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    At least five people told TED officials that they were harassed or groped during the organization’s flagship conference in Vancouver in April, according to interviews and email correspondence seen by The Washington Post.

    "The TED Talks Empire Has Been Grappling With Sexual Harassment, Interviews and Internal Emails Show" is from the November 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Danielle Paquette and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • FDA Commissioner Calls on Internet Providers to Help Police Opioid Offerings

    • By: Lenny Bernstein, Elizabeth Dwoskin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday called on Internet providers to help rid the Web of illegal offers of prescription opioids and illicit drugs such as fentanyl that have contributed to the nation's drug crisis. And on Thursday, the surgeon general is scheduled to recommend that more people keep on hand an antidote for overdoses — the latest examples of public health officials scrambling to respond to the opioid crisis.

    "FDA Commissioner Calls on Internet Providers to Help Police Opioid Offerings" is from the April 05, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lenny Bernstein and Elizabeth Dwoskin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    The young mother started getting advice early on from friends in the close-knit Somali immigrant community here. Don’t let your children get the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella — it causes autism, they said.

    "Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber" is from the May 05, 2017 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Craig Timberg and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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