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Ukrainian officials recount their efforts to get Facebook’s attention and help stem the flood of disinformation in 2015, in the middle of Russian…

Washington Post : Ukrainian officials recount their efforts to get Facebook's attention and help stem the flood of disinformation in 2015, in the middle of Russian invasion   —  KIEV, Ukraine — In the spring of 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was desperate for Mark Zuckerberg's help.

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A look at how AR has found popularity in the enterprise with industrial deployments in automotive assembly lines, quality control, training centres,…

Amir Bozorgzadeh / VentureBeat : A look at how AR has found popularity in the enterprise with industrial deployments in automotive assembly lines, quality control, training centres, and more   —  When I ran my last piece earlier this month on the not-so-surprising progressive state of the VR industry, it was intended to shake …

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A look at AI-related research for predicting earthquakes by using seismic data, which scientists say is similar to the audio data used to train voice…

New York Times : A look at AI-related research for predicting earthquakes by using seismic data, which scientists say is similar to the audio data used to train voice assistants   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Countless dollars and entire scientific careers have been dedicated to predicting where and when the next big earthquake will strike.

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Paypal bans Gab, citing hate speech, after it was revealed that the suspected Pittsburgh shooter had an account on the social network (Andrew…

Andrew Liptak / The Verge : Paypal bans Gab, citing hate speech, after it was revealed that the suspected Pittsburgh shooter had an account on the social network   —  The gunman had a history of anti-semetic posts on the site  —  Earlier today, a gunman walked into the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh …

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As children of Silicon Valley’s elite move away from screen-based schooling, US public schools are touting devices with screens, presaging a new…

Nellie Bowles / New York Times : As children of Silicon Valley's elite move away from screen-based schooling, US public schools are touting devices with screens, presaging a new digital gap   —  America's public schools are still touting devices with screens — even offering digital-only preschools.  The rich are banning screens from class altogether.

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Tesla starts rolling out Navigate on Autopilot in the US, an active guidance feature that suggests and makes lane changes, takes highway exits, and…

Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch : Tesla starts rolling out Navigate on Autopilot in the US, an active guidance feature that suggests and makes lane changes, takes highway exits, and more   —  Some Tesla owners in North America will wake up to a new driver assistance feature that had been delayed for testing, according to a tweet sent Friday evening by CEO Elon Musk.

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iFixit: iPhone XR is the spiritual “iPhone 9” with an inside that looks like a hybrid between the iPhone 8 and X; modular SIM card reader is an iPhone…

iFixit : iFixit: iPhone XR is the spiritual “iPhone 9” with an inside that looks like a hybrid between the iPhone 8 and X; modular SIM card reader is an iPhone first   —  Tools Featured in this Teardown  —  Video Overview Introduction  —  Don't want to spend $1,000 on a smartphone?

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Twitter told a user that pipe bomb suspect did not violate its rules when she reported his threats weeks ago; Twitter now says it made a mistake,…

Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch : Twitter told a user that pipe bomb suspect did not violate its rules when she reported his threats weeks ago; Twitter now says it made a mistake, apologizes   —  Taylor Hatmaker @tayhatmaker / 14 hours  —  At least two Twitter accounts linked to the man suspected of sending explosive devices …

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A look at private Facebook groups where strangers can share their deepest secrets and offer emotional support on topics such as diabetes and addiction…

Sarah Zhang / The Atlantic : A look at private Facebook groups where strangers can share their deepest secrets and offer emotional support on topics such as diabetes and addiction   —  People are sharing their deepest secrets on Facebook.  Does the social network understand what it's gotten into?

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Google introduces its “.new” domain for instantly creating new docs, slides, sheets, and forms across its productivity apps (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Google introduces its “.new” domain for instantly creating new docs, slides, sheets, and forms across its productivity apps   —  Sarah Perez @sarahintampa / 7 hours  —  Google Docs just rolled out a time-saving trick that's sure to be welcomed by heavy users of Docs …

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Microsoft plans to bring its Xbox Game Pass subscription service to PC, Satya Nadella revealed on Wednesday’s Q1 earnings call (Kyle Orland/Ars…

Kyle Orland / Ars Technica : Microsoft plans to bring its Xbox Game Pass subscription service to PC, Satya Nadella revealed on Wednesday's Q1 earnings call   —  Few details offered during off-handed earnings call announcement.  —  Microsoft says PC players will be able to access a version of its all-you-can-download …

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Google rolls out Chrome OS 70 with a completely redesigned tablet UI, floating Gboard virtual keyboard, support for AV1 decoder, more (Abner…

Abner Li / 9to5Google : Google rolls out Chrome OS 70 with a completely redesigned tablet UI, floating Gboard virtual keyboard, support for AV1 decoder, more   —  In addition to a Google Material Theme, the last update to Chrome OS introduced Night Light, dictation, Linux app support, and much more.

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In a deal with DOJ, California has agreed to not enforce its net neutrality law until legal challenges to the FCC’s net neutrality repeal are resolved…

Marguerite Reardon / CNET : In a deal with DOJ, California has agreed to not enforce its net neutrality law until legal challenges to the FCC's net neutrality repeal are resolved   —  California has agreed to not enforce its net neutrality law until a lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of the federal regulations concludes.

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