JD.com reports Q3 revenues of $15.09B, up 25.1% YoY, but posts $94.7M loss, says it will move its warehouse business into a separate unit to boost income (Reuters)

Reuters:JD.com reports Q3 revenues of $15.09B, up 25.1% YoY, but posts $94.7M loss, says it will move its warehouse business into a separate unit to…

View More JD.com reports Q3 revenues of $15.09B, up 25.1% YoY, but posts $94.7M loss, says it will move its warehouse business into a separate unit to boost income (Reuters)

Tim Cook says some level of government regulation over Silicon Valley is inevitable, defends Apple’s deal for Google’s search engine despite privacy concerns (Jon Porter/The Verge)

Jon Porter / The Verge:Tim Cook says some level of government regulation over Silicon Valley is inevitable, defends Apple’s deal for Google’s search engine despite…

View More Tim Cook says some level of government regulation over Silicon Valley is inevitable, defends Apple’s deal for Google’s search engine despite privacy concerns (Jon Porter/The Verge)

Sources: Apple reduced production orders for all new iPhone models in recent weeks; iPhone XR production was slashed by up to one third of the initial 70M (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Sources: Apple reduced production orders for all new iPhone models in recent weeks; iPhone XR production was slashed by up to one third…

View More Sources: Apple reduced production orders for all new iPhone models in recent weeks; iPhone XR production was slashed by up to one third of the initial 70M (Wall Street Journal)

How hackers are stealing the accounts of Instagram influencers with fake sponsored content deals and phishing links to spam the influencer’s followers (Taylor Lorenz/The Atlantic)

Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:How hackers are stealing the accounts of Instagram influencers with fake sponsored content deals and phishing links to spam the influencer’s…

View More How hackers are stealing the accounts of Instagram influencers with fake sponsored content deals and phishing links to spam the influencer’s followers (Taylor Lorenz/The Atlantic)

A look at autonomous weapons systems being developed by the US and the arguments for and against imbuing autonomous robots with lethal decision-making (Kelsey D. Atherton/New York Times)

Kelsey D. Atherton / New York Times:A look at autonomous weapons systems being developed by the US and the arguments for and against imbuing autonomous…

View More A look at autonomous weapons systems being developed by the US and the arguments for and against imbuing autonomous robots with lethal decision-making (Kelsey D. Atherton/New York Times)

Jia Li, R&D head of Google Cloud AI who also co-led Google’s China AI Center in Beijing, has left the company to work full-time at Stanford University’s AIMI (Tony Peng/Synced)

Tony Peng / Synced:Jia Li, R&D head of Google Cloud AI who also co-led Google’s China AI Center in Beijing, has left the company to…

View More Jia Li, R&D head of Google Cloud AI who also co-led Google’s China AI Center in Beijing, has left the company to work full-time at Stanford University’s AIMI (Tony Peng/Synced)

Silicon Valley’s alliance with Democrats, already strained by issues like fake news and Cambridge Analytica, is at a breaking point after NYT’s Facebook exposé (New York Times)

New York Times:Silicon Valley’s alliance with Democrats, already strained by issues like fake news and Cambridge Analytica, is at a breaking point after NYT’s Facebook…

View More Silicon Valley’s alliance with Democrats, already strained by issues like fake news and Cambridge Analytica, is at a breaking point after NYT’s Facebook exposé (New York Times)

eMarketer forecast: Walmart to overtake Apple as No. 3 US online retailer by the end of 2018, after capturing 4.0% of all online retail spending, up 39.4% YoY (eMarketer Retail)

eMarketer Retail:eMarketer forecast: Walmart to overtake Apple as No. 3 US online retailer by the end of 2018, after capturing 4.0% of all online retail…

View More eMarketer forecast: Walmart to overtake Apple as No. 3 US online retailer by the end of 2018, after capturing 4.0% of all online retail spending, up 39.4% YoY (eMarketer Retail)

An in-depth look at how misinformation and incendiary images on Facebook are spreading in Nigeria, where police say they contributed to a dozen recent killings (BBC)

BBC:An in-depth look at how misinformation and incendiary images on Facebook are spreading in Nigeria, where police say they contributed to a dozen recent killings …

View More An in-depth look at how misinformation and incendiary images on Facebook are spreading in Nigeria, where police say they contributed to a dozen recent killings (BBC)

How podcasts, whose audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion, became a seductive mode of storytelling that can sometimes be manipulative (Rebecca Mead/New Yorker)

Rebecca Mead / New Yorker:How podcasts, whose audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion, became a seductive mode of storytelling that can sometimes…

View More How podcasts, whose audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion, became a seductive mode of storytelling that can sometimes be manipulative (Rebecca Mead/New Yorker)