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How Facebook Gets the First Amendment Backward

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 17:29
The company’s fact-checking policy treats people who aren’t politicians as second-class citizens.
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The Best Game Controller Buttons of All Time

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 17:00
From Nintendo to PlayStation, a definitive list of buttons, sticks, and more.
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Why Many People Got Mysterious Valentine’s Day Texts Today

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 16:34
The issue was reportedly caused by a maintenance update made to “messaging platforms of multiple carriers in the US."
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Even in an Existential Crisis, WeWork Continues to Grow

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:15
At a party celebrating the launch of WeWork’s newest Food Lab, the company’s bigger problems seemed far away.
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The Enduring Power of Asperger's, Even as a Non-Diagnosis

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:00
Six years after it ceased to be an official diagnosis, Asperger's lives on as a unifying label and a source of strength.
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Hideo Kojima's 'Death Stranding' Is Beautiful, Smart—and Kinda Boring

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
Here are 10 things you should know about the auteur’s latest game.
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The Global South Is Redefining Tech Innovation

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:27
Opinion: Top-down, unsustainable Silicon Valley needs to learn from Africa, South Asia, and South America, where tech is built for and by users.
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How to Opt Out of the Sites That Sell Your Personal Data

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:00
It's much harder than it should be to get your name off of data broker and people-search sites, but it's possible. 
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Google Nest WiFi Review: Home Networking Made Easy

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 10:00
If you're already on the Google bandwagon, the Nest WiFi fits well with the company's vision of a connected home.
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A New Smoking Gadget Says It's Safe. Should You Trust It?

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 08:00
Not quite an e-cigarette and not the old paper kind either, the Iqos is the latest controversial device to enter the vaping wars.
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This Martini Wants to Kill Climate Change One Sip at a Time

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 07:00
A carbon-negative vodka company makes its beverage literally out of thin air. Now that's booze you can use.
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M. Night Shyamalan's Apple TV+ Show 'Servant' Has a Trailer

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 07:00
Also, consumers are officially overwhelmed by their streaming video options. Whoops!
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Twitter Insiders Allegedly Spied for Saudi Arabia

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 22:31
Hackers are one thing. But too few companies take the threat of an inside job seriously enough. 
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A Mind-Boggling Uber Oversight, a Firefox Scam, and More News

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:42
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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California Reveals It’s Been Investigating Facebook

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:05
As attorneys general from one state after another announced probes into tech giants this year, California’s was conspicuously silent. Not anymore.
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How Airbnb’s Fight to Overturn a New Jersey Law Imploded

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:19
The company spent more than $4 million opposing new rules that crack down on short-term rentals, echoing its tactics in other cities.
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Aerial Scans Help Bust California's Worst Methane Leakers

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:00
The state may emit much more of the greenhouse gas than expected. But a new survey has revealed the top offenders, making leaks easier to control.
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Trolling Is Now Mainstream Political Discourse

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 14:33
Opinion: Our new study on Islamophobia, xenophobia, and racism during the 2018 midterms confirms we're on a path of digital dystopia.
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Coinbase Wants to Pay Interest on Crypto Coins, Sort Of

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 14:04
By holding particular cryptocurrencies in a Coinbase account, the exchange says you’ll receive set returns independent of the market’s spikes.
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'The Outer Worlds': An Anti-Capitalist Game That's Too Much Work

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
Obsidian Entertainment's latest has far too many pointless quests.
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