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The majority of the EU just accepted controversial new online copyright laws...
It was already something of a foregone conclusion, but Europe's controversial new online copyright law took another step towards becoming official this week. The European Union announced on Monday that 19 of the 28 member nations in the European Counc
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 16:23 UTC
Is Social Media Usage in the U.S. Doomed? Not Quite...
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A new Pew Research Center survey published on April 10th — conducted between January 8 to February 7, 2019—reveals social media usage among American adults remains statistically unchanged. Moreover, Pew noted that social media growth is slowin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 11:55 UTC
Hackers publish personal data on thousands of US federal agents...
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A hacker group has breached several FBI-affiliated websites and uploaded their contents to the web, including dozens of files containing the personal information of thousands of federal agents and law enforcement officers, TechCrunch has learned. The hack
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-13 13:51 UTC
H-1B: Despite crackdown, applications for new visas up this year...
Immigration law firm notes odds of success in the H-1B lottery are still low, advises companies to look at placing skilled workers overseas.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 20:48 UTC
Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2019...
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Nearly 90,000 took this comprehensive, annual survey of people who code. Demographics. Most loved, dreaded and wanted technologies. Salary and careers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 20:12 UTC
Facebook mocks privacy concerns with messages hidden in Oculus controllers...
Facebook thinks your privacy concerns are a laughing matter. That much was once again made clear today when the social media giant was forced to admit it had "accidentally" shipped "tens of thousands" of Oculus Touch controllers with secre
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 19:59 UTC
Google Backs Down After Labeling Pro-Life Movie 'Propaganda'...
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'Actively hampering the the truth'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 19:49 UTC
Cashierless Amazon Go stores are planning to accept cash...
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Amazon Go convenience stores will begin to accept cash, according to a report this morning from CNBC, which Amazon confirmed. The retailer didn't say when cash would be added to existing stores as a payment option, however, only that it was planned. T
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 15:22 UTC
Widespread reports of freezing with yesterday's Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups, KB 4493472 and KB 4493446...
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Patch Tuesday seemed uneventful until loads of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 machines, as well as Win8.1 and Server 2012 R2 machines, rebooted overnight. Looks like we have another throat-clutching bad round of patches to contend with. Sophos Anti-Virus ap
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 15:08 UTC
Documents Detailing Google's 'News Blacklist' Show Manual Manipulation Of Special Search Results...
'The purpose of the blacklist will be to bar the sites from ... any Search feature or news product.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 00:25 UTC
Leaked Google Memos Reveal Aggressive "News Blacklist" Used Against Conservative Sites...
Leaked internal documents reveal that Google maintains a blacklist preventing certain news outlets from appearing in search results for news or other specific sections, according to the Daily Caller ' s J. Arthur Bloom . What this means is that while
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 00:21 UTC
Hong Kong admits world's largest air purifier choked on debut...
Hong Kong opened a long-awaited $4.6 billion tunnel under a 3.7 kilometre (2.3 mile) long section of the main island in late February with much fanfare. The bypass was greeted by traffic-weary residents with relief and heralded as a technological marvel b
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-09 12:27 UTC
New York vows to keep trying after Orwellian facial recognition program fails...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's driver recognition pilot program has yielded perfect results: it works zero percent of the time. Congratulations would be in order, but despite this fantastic failure the state intends to continue building it's pri
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 23:08 UTC
Google asked 5,600 employees about remote work. This is what they learned...
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It might be a good idea to eat lunch together over video chat.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 23:06 UTC
A single Twitter user showed just how easy it is to mislead anti-Trump politicians and media...
If you think only one political group in the United States is susceptible to the proliferation of political propaganda on social media, you are sorely mistaken.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 17:10 UTC
Consumer routers targeted by DNS hijacking attackers...
Owners of a slew of D-Link, ARGtek, DSLink, Secutech, TOTOLINK and Cisco consumer routers are urged to update their device's firmware, lest they fall prey to ongoing DNS hijacking campaigns and device hijacking attacks. Targeted Cisco routers The Cisc
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-05 14:27 UTC
Amazon's big internet plan: 3,236 satellites to beam faster, cheaper web to millions...
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Soon you could be buying your goods online from Amazon using the company's own satellite broadband system.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-05 14:25 UTC
Google Dings AI Ethics Panel After Employees Throw A Fit Over Conservative Member...
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Google announced that the company will be dissolving an artificial intelligence ethics panel following internal backlash from employees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-05 14:20 UTC
GOP Senator Puts Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Notice: Time for a 'Third-Party Audit' of De-Platforming Policies...
Conservatives have long complained about seemingly arbitrary suspensions of their accounts — most of which come with no explanation or meaningful ability to appeal. Most recently, the Twitter account for the pro-life movie Unplanned was suspended ju
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-03 20:57 UTC
Google Employees Lash Out at Inclusion of Conservatives on Company's AI Council...
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Thousands of Employees at tech giant Google have reportedly signed an open letter protesting the inclusion of conservatives on Google's new A.I. ethics council.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-03 19:10 UTC
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