Facebook Said to Cut Ties With Definers Public Affairs

By MIKE ISAAC and JACK NICAS from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/technology/facebook-definers-soros.html?partner=IFTTT Technology After facing scrutiny for working with Definers Public Affairs, a firm that applies political campaign tactics to public relations, Facebook was said to have ended its relationship with the company. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/technology/facebook-definers-soros.html?partner=IFTTT
Uber’s Losses Continue Ahead of Initial Public Offering

By KATE CONGER from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/uber-losses-initial-public-offering.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Uber, which is moving toward a public debut next year, said its net loss was more than $1 billion in the third quarter. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/uber-losses-initial-public-offering.html?partner=IFTTT
Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia Leaves a Real Estate Firm Poised to Cash In

By JULIE CRESWELL from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/jbg-amazon-hq2.html?partner=IFTTT Technology JBG Smith is the largest landowner in a Virginia area some have called a ghost town. That could change fast with Amazon’s new office plans. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/jbg-amazon-hq2.html?partner=IFTTT
The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells

By JACK NICAS from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/personaltech/the-essentials-for-covering-silicon-valley-burner-phones-and-doorbells.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don’t want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some old-school methods. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/personaltech/the-essentials-for-covering-silicon-valley-burner-phones-and-doorbells.html?partner=IFTTT
Facebook at War: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MATTHEW ROSENBERG from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-crisis-mark-zuckerberg-sheryl-sandberg.html?partner=IFTTT Technology An investigation by The New York Times revealed how Facebook fought back against critics during a flood of crises — with delays, denials and an influence campaign in Washington. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-crisis-mark-zuckerberg-sheryl-sandberg.html?partner=IFTTT
Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

By SHEERA FRENKEL, NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, CECILIA KANG, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and JACK NICAS from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-data-russia-election-racism.html?partner=IFTTT Technology Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded. The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-data-russia-election-racism.html?partner=IFTTT