Twitter CEO Says Conservative Employees Don’t Feel Safe Expressing Political Viewpoints

The CEO of social media giant Twitter contends in an interview that many of the company’s employees with conservative-leaning views are afraid to express their opinions. “We have a lot of conservative-leaning folks in the company as well,” CEO Jack Dorsey told Recode in an interview published Friday. “And to be honest, they don’t feel […]

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The Food of the Future: Meat Created in Laboratories

Food companies are betting big that consumers will eat meat not derived not from animals or even plants, but created in laboratories. And they’re betting that marketing will help the adoption of the new category. “Clean meat” is the term an animal-advocacy group called Faunalytics, along with a not-for-profit alternative animal products group called the […]

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Facebook Closes 32 Accounts it Says Was Spreading Fake News

Facebook announced it has removed thirty-two accounts from both the Facebook and Instagram platforms that were involved in what it calls inauthentic behavior. The company did not attribute the activity to any group or country but said some of the activity discovered was consistent with behavior exhibited by Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA). Facebook says […]

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WhatsApp to Limit Message Forwarding in Wake of Spate of Lynchings in India

The message-sharing app WhatsApp has announced it will be taking steps to limit the number of times a message can be forwarded after a series of lynchings rocked the country of India. The lynchings are believed to be the result of rumors of child kidnappings spreading quickly over the app. At least eighteen people have […]

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Microsoft Tests Datacenters – At the Bottom of the Ocean Floor

Tech giant Microsoft has sunk an entire data center off the coast of Scotland. The goal, it says, is to speed the transfer of data as well as to cut down on operational costs. “For true delivery of AI, we are really cloud dependent today,” said Peter Lee, corporate vice president of Microsoft AI and […]

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Facebook Document Dump Reveals Dozens of Companies Obtained User Data

Facebook made it known to Congress that it has shared user data with fifty-two IT companies – makers of both hardware and software. The revelation was made in a document dump of more than 700 pages to the House Energy and Commerce Committee late in the day on Friday. The cache of documents consisted of […]

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