Lucian Armasu / Tom's Hardware:Canadian government seeks public comment after explaining need for backdoors, mandatory decryption, longer phone and ISP record storage, and more  —  The new Canadian government is looking to further expand its surveillance powers by requiring decryption capabilities for all services …
Merissa Marr / Columbia Journalism Review:Three years after launch, The Information has a reporting staff of 10, is cash-flow positive, and juggles a closed-club feel with aggressive reporting  —  On the astro-turfed rooftop of a SoHo penthouse this summer, a mix of tech executives, investors, and B-list celebrities sipped Champagne …
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:Snapchat avoids the fake news epidemic by vetting publishers who appear in Discover, hiring human editors for Live Stories, and limiting re-sharing  —  Evan Spiegel, Snapchat CEO and cofounder  —  Facebook emerged during the U.S. election as a central political and news source …
April Siese / The Daily Dot:Jake Beckman, the creator of @SavedYouAClick, a Twitter account with 230K+ followers that aims to combat clickbait, creates @SavedYouATrick to oust fake news  —  For over two and a half years, Jake Beckman has been waging a war against clickbait.  The flashy headlines peppered with teasers …
Nat Levy / GeekWire:Facebook leasing two office buildings totaling 384,000 sq. ft. and 4,100 sq. ft. of retail space in Seattle, nearly doubling its footprint in city  —  Social media giant Facebook is growing its presence in Seattle in a big way, leasing a pair of planned office buildings in the South Lake Union neighborhood, right in Amazon's backyard.
AdExchanger |Here's today's AdExchanger.com news round-up... Want it by email? Sign-up here. Amazon Jumps To Server-Side Header Amazon has quietly ironed another badge onto its ad tech sash. While Amazon has had a header bidding solution for a few years, Ad Age’s George Slefo reveals that the company is moving it server-side. “Ad requests will be handled on... Continue reading »The post Amazon Goes Server-Side With Header Bidding; Never Rely On Platform Traffic appeared first on AdExchanger.
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