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Facebook says it plans to remove over 5,000 ad targeting options by this fall in an effort to prevent discriminatory advertising (Alex…

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News : Facebook says it plans to remove over 5,000 ad targeting options by this fall in an effort to prevent discriminatory advertising   —  Facebook is planning to remove more than 5,000 ad targeting options in an effort to prevent discriminatory advertising.  —  The bulk of the 5,000 targeting options …

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22 states ask US appeals court to reinstate net neutrality rules, and firms including Etsy and Vimeo filed a separate legal challenge to overturn the…

David Shepardson / Reuters : 22 states ask US appeals court to reinstate net neutrality rules, and firms including Etsy and Vimeo filed a separate legal challenge to overturn the FCC ruling   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court …

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Tinder begins rolling out a new college-only service called Tinder U to iOS devices at four-year, accredited, not-for-profit schools in the US (Ashley…

Ashley Carman / The Verge : Tinder begins rolling out a new college-only service called Tinder U to iOS devices at four-year, accredited, not-for-profit schools in the US   —  Tinder officially announced today that it's launching a service called Tinder U, a version of Tinder that's only available to college students.

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Facebook assigns a trustworthiness score to each of its users, tracking things like whether an article a user flags as false turns out, after review,…

Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post : Facebook assigns a trustworthiness score to each of its users, tracking things like whether an article a user flags as false turns out, after review, to be true   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has begun to assign its users a reputation score, predicting their trustworthiness on a scale from zero to one.

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Slack now valued above $4 billion (Dan Primack/Axios)

Dan Primack / Axios : Slack now valued above $4 billion   —  Enterprise collaboration platform Slack has raised $427 million in new Series H funding at a valuation north of $7.1 billion.  —  Why it's a big deal: Because while Slack is massive (8 million daily active users and over 70k paid teams) …

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Netflix is testing bypassing iTunes payment method in 33 countries, redirecting users to the mobile web version to log payment details directly with…

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch : Netflix is testing bypassing iTunes payment method in 33 countries, redirecting users to the mobile web version to log payment details directly with Netflix   —  Netflix is one of the highest-grossing apps on the iOS App Store, but it looks like the video streaming giant is contemplating …

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Sources: Labor Department probe finds Cisco discriminated against US workers by favoring immigrant visa holders for job openings and paying visa…

Bloomberg Law : Sources: Labor Department probe finds Cisco discriminated against US workers by favoring immigrant visa holders for job openings and paying visa holders less   —  Labor Department investigators recently concluded that Cisco Systems Inc. discriminated against U.S. workers by favoring immigrant visa holders …

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AWS often strikes secret deals with energy companies and states for electricity discounts that critics say pass on the cost to households and local…

Mya Frazier / Bloomberg : AWS often strikes secret deals with energy companies and states for electricity discounts that critics say pass on the cost to households and local businesses   —  The company's rate discounts have pushed up utility costs for everyone else.  —  For a little while earlier this year …

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A look at the 60+ startups that launched at Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 Demo Day 1, including B2B software and services, healthcare, and consumer…

TechCrunch : A look at the 60+ startups that launched at Y Combinator's Summer 2018 Demo Day 1, including B2B software and services, healthcare, and consumer services   —  From “cheese 2.0” to connecting flights for satellites, Y Combinator showed off a wide array of early stage startups fresh from its YC Summer 2018 batch.

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