Twitter is holding off on fixing verification policy to focus on election integrity
Twitter is pausing its work on overhauling its verification process, which provides a blue checkmark to public figures, in favor of election integrity, Twitter product lead...
11 hours ago - TechCrunch - 3 articles
Verizon stops activating 3G phones
Verizon is no longer activating phones that aren't 4G LTE-capable. Recently, a few readers told Droid Life that Verizon had declined their requests to activate 3G devices, and...
13 hours ago - Engadget - 3 articles
Dems and GOP unite, slamming Facebook for allowing violent Pages
In a rare moment of agreement, members of the House Judiciary Committee from both major political parties agreed that Facebook needed to take down Pages that bullied shooting...
15 hours ago - TechCrunch - 2 articles
Congressman asks Amazon to stop selling neo-Nazi books, merchandise - CNET
The listings may violate Amazon's own policies.
15 hours ago - CNET
Facebook's testimony before Congress started with a surprise as three protestors held up posters showing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a two-headed octopus wrapped around the world
During the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on social media content filtering, three protestors held up signs during the testimony of Monika Bickert, Facebook's head of...
19 hours ago - Business Insider
Science-Backed Congressional Candidates Rack Up Wins and Losses
Midway to November's big election, success for scientist-politicians seems to rest on nonscience factors
19 hours ago - Scientific American - 2 articles
Andreessen Horowitz Names Connie Chan A General Partner, Ending VC Firm's No-Promotion Policy
Andreessen Horowitz has named Connie Chan a general partner, ending a long-held policy of only tapping top talent from the outside.
21 hours ago - Forbes - 2 articles
Facebook moderators 'keep child abuse online'
An undercover film suggests moderators are routinely keeping up content that violates Facebook's policies.
21 hours ago - BBC - 2 articles
The 21st Century Internet Act aims to enshrine net neutrality in law
Congress may soon vote on a new bill that would set net neutrality down as a matter of law rather than a set of rules to be changed every few years by the FCC. The “21st...
22 hours ago - TechCrunch - 3 articles
Science-Backed Congress Candidates Rack Up Wins and Losses
Midway to November's big election, success for scientist-politicians seems to rest on non-science factors
23 hours ago - Scientific American - 2 articles
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Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Best PC Gaming Hardware Deals
After a long buildup, Amazon Prime Day 2018 is finally here, and we're into the second day of the sale. Running now through 11:59 PM PT July 17 , Prime members can save money...
Google to be whacked with record €4.3bn fine for Android dominance abuse
EC will also order firm to stop forcing OEMs to install Google apps
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Flagship will be just as fragile as its predecessor
I Want An Akira Video Game
30 years ago today, the film adaptation of the manga, Akira, released in theaters in Japan. The legacy of both the film and the manga are important and far-reaching, both in...
DeepMind, Skype and Tesla founders pledge never to build killer robots
2,400 researchers and more than 100 tech organizations from around the world called for a global ban on lethal autonomous weapons, and pledged not to manufacture them, in a...
Elon Musk has apologized for defaming a British cave rescue diver who...
Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver a "pedo" saying, "the fault is mine." Diver Vernon Unsworth was involved in the rescue of 12 boys and their coach from a...
10 things in tech you need to know today
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. Walmart and Microsoft, Amazon's two most powerful rivals, decided to team up on cloud technology...
La sélection intelligente de texte d'Android bientôt sur Chrome OS
Depuis Android 8.0, Google propose un outil de sélection de texte intelligent. Cette fonctionnalité très appréciable et utile sera bientôt proposée sur Chrome OS.
Amazon Prime Day could hurt department stores and discounters
Amazon Prime Day is expected to be bigger this year than ever before. This will likely come at the expense of its brick-and-mortar competitors. According to data from...
Galaxy Note 9 double leak: All out in the open
Today a couple of major leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 basically revealed the entirety of the company's secrets. True, we do not know how the S Pen is charged, and, true...