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Twitter Cracks Down on QAnon. Your Move, Facebook

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In its early days, Twitter referred to itself as the “free speech wing of the free speech party.” The quote might not have been totally serious, but for years it rang true: its pseudonymous accounts and permissive rules gave the platform an anything-goes sensibility. A few years and high-profile harassment campaigns later, however, the company’s…

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My Glitchy, Glorious Day at a Conference for Virtual Beings My Glitchy, Glorious Day at a Conference for Virtual Beings

My Glitchy, Glorious Day at a Conference for Virtual Beings

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Through the pixel fuzz of a sputtering Zoom connection, it’s hard to be sure if the eyes staring out from the laptop screen are human. Lars Buttler is a real person, but he is the CEO of AI Foundation, a company that makes fake ones: trainable, artificially intelligent agents that might one day take the…

Bangladesh regulator orders telcos to stop providing free access to social media Bangladesh regulator orders telcos to stop providing free access to social media

Bangladesh regulator orders telcos to stop providing free access to social media

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Bangladesh’s regulator has ordered telecom operators and other internet providers in the nation to stop providing free access to social media services, becoming the latest market in Asia to take a partial stand against zero-rating deals. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, the local regulator, said late last week that it had moved to take this decision…

Nielsen is revamping the way it measures digital audiences Nielsen is revamping the way it measures digital audiences

Nielsen is revamping the way it measures digital audiences

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Audience measurement company Nielsen announced today that it plans to change the methodology behind its digital products, including Digital Content Ratings, Total Content Ratings, Digital in TV Ratings, Digital Ad Ratings and Total Ad Ratings. The company plans to start rolling out the new methodology in phases in 2021. It isn’t sharing the full details…

Nielsen is revamping the way it measures digital audiences Nielsen is revamping the way it measures digital audiences

Nielsen is revamping the way it measures digital audiences

By 2 weeks ago

Audience measurement company Nielsen announced today that it plans to change the methodology behind its digital products, including Digital Content Ratings, Total Content Ratings, Digital in TV Ratings, Digital Ad Ratings and Total Ad Ratings. The company plans to start rolling out the new methodology in phases in 2021. It isn’t sharing the full details…

Covid-19 Vaccines With ‘Minor Side Effects’ Could Still Be Pretty Bad Covid-19 Vaccines With ‘Minor Side Effects’ Could Still Be Pretty Bad

Covid-19 Vaccines With ‘Minor Side Effects’ Could Still Be Pretty Bad

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More good news on progress toward an escape route from this pandemic: On Monday, vaccine researchers from Oxford University and the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced results from a “Phase I/II trial,” suggesting their product might be able to generate immunity without causing serious harm. Similar, but smaller-scale results, were posted just last week for another…

Apex Legends Mobile: what we want to see Apex Legends Mobile: what we want to see

Apex Legends Mobile: what we want to see

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Home News How Apex Legends may look like on mobile (Image credit: Future / EA) Apex Legends was one of the hottest games of 2019, and it continues to prove successful over a year after its launch. We’d say a mobile port seems likely, but for the fact publisher EA has directly confirmed Apex Legends…

China ‘considering’ Ericsson and Nokia sanctions if EU bans Huawei from 5G China ‘considering’ Ericsson and Nokia sanctions if EU bans Huawei from 5G

China ‘considering’ Ericsson and Nokia sanctions if EU bans Huawei from 5G

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China could impose sanctions on Nokia and Ericsson should the EU ban Huawei from the rollout of 5G networks in Europe, according to reports.Huawei has already been excluded from the UK market while there are concerns that other countries could succumb to US pressure and follow suit.The US government considers Huawei to be a security…

Amazon confirms Prime Day delay in U.S., will run Prime Day in India on Aug 6-7 Amazon confirms Prime Day delay in U.S., will run Prime Day in India on Aug 6-7

Amazon confirms Prime Day delay in U.S., will run Prime Day in India on Aug 6-7

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Amazon’s annual sales holiday, Prime Day, has typically been a global event — one so big, it often crashes the Amazon retail website. This year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the retailer’s plans. Today, Amazon officially confirmed reports that it will delay Prime Day in the U.S. until sometime later this year. It will…

Gojek appoints Amazon, Microsoft veteran as its new chief technology officer Gojek appoints Amazon, Microsoft veteran as its new chief technology officer

Gojek appoints Amazon, Microsoft veteran as its new chief technology officer

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Indonesia-based ride-hailing company and “super app” Gojek said today that it has named a new chief technology officer. Severan Rault, who previously held leadership positions at Amazon and Microsoft, takes over the role from Ajey Gore, who announced last month he was leaving for personal reasons. In a statement, the company said Rault will oversee…

Covid Is Pushing Some Mass Transit Systems to the Brink Covid Is Pushing Some Mass Transit Systems to the Brink

Covid Is Pushing Some Mass Transit Systems to the Brink

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On March 1, the Bay Area’s Caltrain rail system was in the midst of a $2 billion plan to electrify its tracks, replace its aging diesel locomotives, and run more trains between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Now, officials warn that without serious funding help—about $100 million annually—Caltrain could shut down altogether.There are plenty of…

Snap Minis come to India, starting with Headspace Snap Minis come to India, starting with Headspace

Snap Minis come to India, starting with Headspace

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Home News (Image credit: Snap) Snapchat has been constantly evolving as an app, making it much more than just an image sharing platform. For its next major change, ‘Minis’ have been added.Announced at the Snap Partner Summit last month, Minis are a new way of letting developers provide an app experience to users within Snapchat…

It’s time to build against pandemics It’s time to build against pandemics

It’s time to build against pandemics

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Rish is an entrepreneur and investor. Previously, he was a VC at Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI fund), co-founded a fintech startup building an analytics platform for SEC filings and worked on deep-learning research as a graduate student in computer science at MIT. More posts by this contributor We’re a few years out from the call…

Startups Weekly: The TechCrunch List reveals investors who founders love to work with Startups Weekly: The TechCrunch List reveals investors who founders love to work with

Startups Weekly: The TechCrunch List reveals investors who founders love to work with

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Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. We’re pleased to kick off this week’s newsletter by sharing an important new project: The TechCrunch List. It’s a database of investors who have shown a commitment to first checks and leading rounds…

How Gödel’s Proof Works How Gödel’s Proof Works

How Gödel’s Proof Works

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In 1931, the Austrian logician Kurt Gödel pulled off arguably one of the most stunning intellectual achievements in history. Mathematicians of the era sought a solid foundation for mathematics: a set of basic mathematical facts, or axioms, that was both consistent—never leading to contradictions—and complete, serving as the building blocks of all mathematical truths.Original story…

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