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George Dvorsky / Gizmodo:
Study finds Wikipedia bots often undo each other's edits, engage in years-long editing wars   —  Revision wars on Wikipedia amongst human editors is an all-too-common occurrence, but new research from the UK shows that similar online battles are being waged between the site's software robots.
Feb 26, 2017, 4:00 AMIn context
Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologizes for errors migrating @POTUS followers, says the issues, which affected about 560K people, have been fixed   —  People are a bit on edge at the moment when it comes to being forced to do things by now-President Donald Trump.
Jan 21, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Hudson Hongo / Gizmodo:
President Trump reportedly trades in his Android phone, believed to be his primary tweeting device, for a Secret Service-approved device   —  While rising to our nation's highest office is an unparalleled honor, becoming President also involves many personal sacrifices.
Jan 20, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Sidney Fussell / Gizmodo:
Analysis shows limitations of self-reported diversity data from six major tech companies and how the data conceals some details vital for measuring progress   —  The tech industry doesn't just have a diversity problem.  It has a results problem.  Major tech companies pour millions of dollars …
Dec 18, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Alex Cranz / Gizmodo:
Many Pebble customers are left without a warranty or technical support after the Fitbit acquisition   —  Pebble, one of the best-known smartwatch brands, is dead.  Rumors about the company's demise have been swirling since The Information reported a potential Fitbit buyout last week.
Dec 8, 2016, 9:55 PMIn context
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Some high-ranking Reddit moderators say they're losing hope in the site's future as users from the pro-Trump subreddit harass others, inflate vote counts, more   —  For the past 11 years, an eternity in internet time, Reddit has touted itself—repeatedly, and loudly—as the place to have “authentic conversations” online.
Dec 1, 2016, 1:35 AMIn context
Michael Nunez / Gizmodo:
Source: Facebook shelved an update to identify fake news stories because it would have disproportionately affected right-wing news sites   —  It's no secret that Facebook has a fake news problem.  Critics have accused the social network of allowing false and hoax news stories to run rampant …
Nov 14, 2016, 11:48 AMIn context
Christina Warren / Gizmodo:
Surface Studio hands-on: thinner than an iMac, the display is beautiful and feels light when adjusting; Pen feels very responsive, and Dial is well integrated   —  The new Surface Studio is Microsoft's incredibly over-designed play at capturing the creative class that has been increasingly left behind …
Oct 26, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
William Turton / Gizmodo:
DNS provider Dyn is investigating and mitigating a third wave of DDoS attacks causing widespread outages across many popular sites in the US and Europe   —  Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, and a huge swath of other websites were down or screwed up this morning.
Oct 21, 2016, 1:15 PMIn context
Hudson Hongo / Gizmodo:
Trump backs Cruz in opposing transfer of Domain Name System to ICANN in October, claiming Internet freedom would be at risk   —  Back in December, Donald Trump suggested fighting terrorism online by “closing the internet in some way,” openly mocking potential First Amendment concerns.
Sep 22, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context

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