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Survey of 5,844 US college students finds 89% at least got some news from social media weekly, with 71% getting news from Facebook and 55% from…

Mallory Locklear / Engadget : Survey of 5,844 US college students finds 89% at least got some news from social media weekly, with 71% getting news from Facebook and 55% from Snapchat   —  A number of studies have shown that people turn to social media for news, and of all of the social networks out there, Facebook consistently leads the pack in this regard.

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Research shows ISIS and al-Qaeda have shifted away from YouTube for disseminating propaganda following the platform’s 2017 crackdown against extremist…

Rita Katz / Wired : Research shows ISIS and al-Qaeda have shifted away from YouTube for disseminating propaganda following the platform's 2017 crackdown against extremist content   —  BEFORE MOST PEOPLE even knew that terrorist outreach was happening online, YouTube was a top recruitment venue for jihadi terrorist groups.

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How projects like Ocean Protocol, Oasis, Enigma, and SingularityNET use blockchain for AI research hoping to curb the dominance of big tech in the…

Nathaniel Popper / New York Times : How projects like Ocean Protocol, Oasis, Enigma, and SingularityNET use blockchain for AI research hoping to curb the dominance of big tech in the field   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Pairing artificial intelligence and the blockchain might be what you would expect from a scammer looking to make a quick buck in 2018.

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Profile of YouTuber Scotty Allen, who rose to fame last year after he built an iPhone from scratch by using parts he bought from public markets in…

David Pierini / Cult of Mac : Profile of YouTuber Scotty Allen, who rose to fame last year after he built an iPhone from scratch by using parts he bought from public markets in Shenzhen   —  Millions have watched Scotty Allen build an iPhone from parts mined from the electronics markets of Shenzhen, China.

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Google says it will open source the firmware for Titan M, the secure chip in Pixel 3 phones that handles Verified Boot and has its own isolated…

Brian Barrett / Wired : Google says it will open source the firmware for Titan M, the secure chip in Pixel 3 phones that handles Verified Boot and has its own isolated storage and RAM   —  THE GOOGLE PIXEL 3 has all the betterments you would expect from a flashy flagship smartphone: great camera, zippy processor, smarter AI.

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SoftBank Group COO Marcelo Claure and Arm CEO Simon Segers talk about the present and future of Arm, IoT growth, while trying to dodge Saudi-related…

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat : SoftBank Group COO Marcelo Claure and Arm CEO Simon Segers talk about the present and future of Arm, IoT growth, while trying to dodge Saudi-related questions   —  SoftBank, one of the world's biggest tech companies and startup investors, believes we'll have a trillion connected devices by 2025.

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Broadband lobbying groups sue Vermont over its law that requires ISPs to follow net neutrality principles in order to qualify for government contracts…

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica : Broadband lobbying groups sue Vermont over its law that requires ISPs to follow net neutrality principles in order to qualify for government contracts   —  State law says ISPs must follow net neutrality to get government contracts.  —  The nation's largest broadband industry lobby groups …

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