The shortage of housing in California’s Silicon Valley has gotten so severe that Facebook on Friday proposed taking homebuilding into its own hands for the first time with a plan to construct 1,500 units near its headquarters. The growth of Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google and other tech companies has strained neighborhoods in the San Francisco...
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- HiQ wins court round against LinkedIn
By Thomas Lee - Tuesday Aug 15, 2017
In granting HiQ Labs Inc.’s request for a preliminary injunction, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen said the company presented convincing arguments that LinkedIn’s primary motivation was to shut down a competitor rather than protect user privacy as the social media giant had claimed.In recent years, Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies have been cracking down on firms they suspect of “data scraping,” the practice of extracting information from social media accounts or websites such as Yelp or Wikipedia.LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook view scraping of the data generated by their users not just as theft — they sometimes charge to license data — but also as a violation of their users’ privacy.Data analytics has becoming a rapidly growing industry as companies seek ways to analyze large amounts of information so they can make smarter business decisions.Since Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have collected an enormous amount of user data, they have sought to control access to it, even though that information is often public.Famed Harvard law Professor Laurence Tribe is advising HiQ.