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Kalanick's work with Trump and tepid travel ban response prompt #DeleteUber backlash after company suspends surge pricing at JFK Airport amid taxi work stoppage (Matthew Dessem/Slate)

Matthew Dessem / Slate: Kalanick’s work with Trump and tepid travel ban response prompt #DeleteUber backlash after company suspends surge…

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ISPs, studios, and record labels end the four-year-old copyright alert system that sent warnings to users over P2P downloads of pirated content (Ted Johnson/Variety)

Ted Johnson / Variety: ISPs, studios, and record labels end the four-year-old copyright alert system that sent warnings to users…

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Browser makers express frustration with invasive third-party antivirus software, which can make PCs less secure (Sebastian Anthony/Ars Technica)

Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica: Browser makers express frustration with invasive third-party antivirus software, which can make PCs less secure …

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Hinge is testing a personal assistant service called Audrey to help you get more dates (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Hinge is testing a personal assistant service called Audrey to help you get more dates  — …

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Book excerpt: how Uber and Airbnb, now worth a total of $99B, won customers, fought regulators, and figured out the sharing economy (Brad Stone/Bloomberg)

Brad Stone / Bloomberg: Book excerpt: how Uber and Airbnb, now worth a total of $99B, won customers, fought regulators,…

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Google has accelerated efforts to forge ties with Trump administration post-election, but denies a change in strategy, saying it has long had GOP lobbyists (Cecilia Kang/New York Times)

Cecilia Kang / New York Times: Google has accelerated efforts to forge ties with Trump administration post-election, but denies a…

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Recent small moves by Google and Facebook, such as tweaking Trending topics, highlight how hard it is to limit misinformation online (New York Times)

New York Times: Recent small moves by Google and Facebook, such as tweaking Trending topics, highlight how hard it is…

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A roundup of how technology companies and executives are reacting to President Trump's executive orders on immigration (BuzzFeed)

BuzzFeed: A roundup of how technology companies and executives are reacting to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration  —  “People…

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New audio and video technologies that can easily recreate any person's likeness will make fake stories harder to detect (Nick Bilton/Vanity Fair)

Nick Bilton / Vanity Fair: New audio and video technologies that can easily recreate any person’s likeness will make fake…

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FBI posts redacted Gamergate investigation report; Brianna Wu, a target of Gamergate trolls, says report shows how little the FBI cared about the investigation (Adi Robertson/The Verge)

Adi Robertson / The Verge: FBI posts redacted Gamergate investigation report; Brianna Wu, a target of Gamergate trolls, says report…