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Medium and GitHub scrub posts and database containing ICE employee LinkedIn data citing rules against doxxing; Twitter suspends bot tweeting info from…

Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed : Medium and GitHub scrub posts and database containing ICE employee LinkedIn data citing rules against doxxing; Twitter suspends bot tweeting info from database   —  Medium and GitHub say posting the LinkedIn data of a targeted group of employees constitutes doxing.  The artist who made the database disagrees.

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After Senator Wyden’s probe into whom the US carriers sell real-time location data to, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint say they are reexamining…

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica : After Senator Wyden's probe into whom the US carriers sell real-time location data to, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint say they are reexamining the practice   —  Carriers forced to make changes after leak of real-time phone location data.  —  Verizon and AT&T have promised to stop selling …

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Pre-orders for ‘Super Smash Bros.’ and ‘Super Mario Party’ are available on Amazon, and Prime members get 20% off – Mashable

Mashable Pre-orders for 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Super Mario Party' are available on Amazon, and Prime members get 20% off Mashable ... Party series to a whole new level, with new mini-games (80 to be exact) that use the Joy-Con controllers in all types of ways and the ability to double the size of the game board when two players position their mobile -configured switches beside ... and more »

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Pre-orders for ‘Super Smash Bros.’ and ‘Super Mario Party’ are available on Amazon, and Prime members get 20% off – Mashable

Mashable Pre-orders for 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Super Mario Party' are available on Amazon, and Prime members get 20% off Mashable ... Party series to a whole new level, with new mini-games (80 to be exact) that use the Joy-Con controllers in all types of ways and the ability to double the size of the game board when two players position their mobile -configured switches beside ... and more »

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In internal open letter to CEO Satya Nadella, more than 100 Microsoft employees protest the firm’s work with ICE and ask that it stop working with the…

Sheera Frenkel / New York Times : In internal open letter to CEO Satya Nadella, more than 100 Microsoft employees protest the firm's work with ICE and ask that it stop working with the agency   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft's internal message board on Tuesday, more than 100 employees protested …

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Many Microsoft Azure services in northern Europe have been down for hours; Microsoft says it has identified the cause and is working to mitigate…

Chris Williams / The Register : Many Microsoft Azure services in northern Europe have been down for hours; Microsoft says it has identified the cause and is working to mitigate   —  We're three hours and counting into outage  —  Microsoft Azure has tumbled over in northern Europe, and services have effectively stayed …

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Uber Will Offer Cheaper Rides To People Who Can Wait – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Uber Will Offer Cheaper Rides To People Who Can Wait Ubergizmo Uber is testing a new feature that will offer cheaper rides to users who are willing to wait. It often happens that we absolutely have to catch an Uber at a particular time and pay for it even when surge pricing is in effect which can lead to ... and more »

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Oppo announces Find X with 6.4-inch display and front and rear cameras housed in slide-up section above the display to avoid a notch; price and…

Dan Seifert / The Verge : Oppo announces Find X with 6.4-inch display and front and rear cameras housed in slide-up section above the display to avoid a notch; price and release TBD   —  The latest volley in the war against notches is a motorized camera  —  Photography by Amelia Holowaty Krales; video by Phil Esposito, Alix Diaconis

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Facebook Brings Autoplay Video Ads To Messenger – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Facebook Brings Autoplay Video Ads To Messenger Ubergizmo Ads in Facebook Messenger are nothing new, Facebook has long monetized its popular messaging service and now it's kicking things up a notch in a way that may not sit well with some users. Facebook has reportedly started rolling out autoplay video ads ... and more »

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