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After breach, Stack Overflow says some user data exposed...
After disclosing a breach earlier this week, Stack Overflow has confirmed some user data was accessed. In case you missed it, the developer knowledge sharing site confirmed Thursday a breach of its systems last weekend, resulting in unauthorized access to
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-17 19:20 UTC
Opting out: Some of China's '996' tech tribe quit, seek less stress...
The term 996 refers to working from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. For some companies and employees, working 996 became a badge of honor and Silicon Valley heavyweights such as Sequoia Capital’s Mike Moritz highlighted it as a competitive advantage over the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-16 16:02 UTC
The White House wants to know if you've been 'censored or silenced' by social media...
It's no secret that the Trump administration has been at war with social media. In the past year, the president has accused several online giants of censoring conservative voices, in particular giants like Twitter, Google and Facebook. The Trump Admin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 23:26 UTC
LED light can damage eyes, health authority warns...
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The "blue light" in LED lighting can damage the eye's retina and disturb natural sleep rhythms, France's government-run health watchdog said this week.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 23:24 UTC
Girl Kills Herself After Instagram Followers Choose Death In Poll...
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During the F8 developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg declared that he plans to make the Facebook experience more private and give people more space to express themselves more freely. He tried to paint a picture of change due to the ever-increasing, 360-deg
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:58 UTC
Facebook, Google, Twitter sign 'Christchurch Call' to cull terrorist content...
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Spearheaded by the leaders of France and New Zealand, the Christchurch Call brings together tech companies and countries in the fight against terrorism.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:58 UTC
'Creeping Sharia' Blog BANNED from WordPress...
The following article, 'Creeping Sharia' Blog BANNED from WordPress , was first published on Big League Politics . The blog's content apparently violated Wordpress' Terms of Service. Continue reading: 'Creeping Sharia' Blog BANNED
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:56 UTC
Several Ways Facebook Can Stop Suicide Especially From Depressed Ones...
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Chukwuemeka Akachi was a first-class final year student from the department of English and Literary studies at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, (UNN) he was suffering depression and spoke about it on a Facebook post hours before he took his life. Sadly, the post barely got any reaction as people

By Wisdomlaw on 2019-05-14 18:31 UTC
Google Directs Users to 3 Times More Than Fox...
Google's methods of curating news involves infusing a heavy dose of liberal ideology. That's not just the opinion of conservatives, it's the opinion of a top journalism publication. A study done by the Columbia Journalism Review, released on M
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-13 17:11 UTC
Mike Novogratz: Web 3.0 Will Change the World, Not Bitcoin...
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Bitcoin is not going to change the world as it is just a store of value, Galaxy Digital CEO Michael Novogratz argued at ConsenSys' Ethereal Summit
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-12 01:54 UTC
Over 275 Million Records Exposed by Unsecured MongoDB Database...
A huge MongoDB database exposing 275,265,298 records of Indian citizens containing detailed personally identifiable information (PII) was left unprotected on the Internet for more than two weeks. [...]
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-08 23:01 UTC
New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike...
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Long Island City—Just days before Uber's expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the anger among rideshare drivers boiled over into an international day of action.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-08 23:00 UTC
The new Google Assistant on phones is ridiculously fast...
There's also a new Driving Mode and Waze integration.The Assistant now runs locally on your phone for a zero latency speed increase.Continued Conversations coming to phones for more natural conversations.Timers you set with the Assistant on displays a
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-07 18:18 UTC
Google Assistant will understand even more about your life...
Scott Huffman, VP of engineering for Google Assistant, said the voice assistant will better understand context for personal queries such as "weather at Mom's house" or asking it to remind you to buy a gift before someone's birthday. These
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-07 18:17 UTC
Samsung's Latest Galaxy Tab S5e Has an Enormous Wi-Fi Flaw...
Samsung may have an antennagate issue of its own with the Galaxy Tab S5e. The device loses substantial signal strength when held in certain orientations. The post Samsung's Latest Galaxy Tab S5e Has an Enormous Wi-Fi Flaw appeared first on ExtremeTech
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:34 UTC
Google will now auto-delete searching data - if you ask it...
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Google said it will let users set up their profiles to automatically delete location and web-browsing data.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:34 UTC
Facebook Bans Right-Wing Figures Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos...
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The bans mean that both platforms are erasing all representation the conservative pundits have had over the services. Other figures getting booted include black nationalist Louis Farrakhan, white supremacist Paul Nehlen, and conspiracy theorist Paul Josep
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:33 UTC
Verizon reportedly seeking to sell Tumblr...
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Last year's decision to ban porn from its platform has had a marked averse effect on Tumblr's traffic. No surprise, really, especially given how wide the net was cast for "adult content" when it announced back in December. Now the blogging
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:33 UTC
Putin signs “Internet sovereignty” bill that expands censorship...
Bill mandates Internet filtering and creates a Russian version of DNS.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:32 UTC
Zuck just banned Alex Jones — over half of US tech early-adopters say social platforms should only moderate content that violates the law (FB)...
Tensions are rising as social platforms grapple with how to define and moderate content on their platforms. US Tech Early Adopters lean toward a more conservative approach to content moderation, according to primary research from Business Insider Intellig
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:30 UTC
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