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July 4, 2018, 5:55 PM

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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Wikipedia sets all of its Italian, Spanish, and Polish pages to redirect to a statement protesting July 5 EU Parliament initial vote on changes to copyright law  —  Wikipedia's Italian and Spanish language versions have temporarily shut off access to their respective versions …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
California Supreme Court rules that Yelp can't be forced to remove negative reviews from users, overturning a lower court's decision against the company  —  Businesses can't sue Yelp to get defamatory reviews removed, California's Supreme Court has ruled.  The decision overturns …
Adrian Chen / New Yorker:
Profile of Paul Denino, an “IRL” streamer who goes by Ice Poseidon and streams most of his life on YouTube, often with serious consequences  —  When your job is to constantly share your life, even your worst moments are an opportunity to please your audience.
New York Times:
A look at how Amazon delivers packages quickly to remote parts of India, such as Leh, by partnering with local companies  —  With big ambitions in India, the retail giant has recruited hundreds of small businesses to get packages to the most remote customers — including those 11,562 feet up in the Himalayas.
Bloomberg:
China's large rural population and competition between JD.com and Alibaba are fueling the race to develop large-scale drone delivery systems in the country  —  The day after Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc.'s mid-year sale, a company drone took off from a playground in the city of Xi'an …
Nikhil Pahwa / MediaNama:
A look at changes WhatsApp can make to curb misinformation after violence in India, including making messages private by default and forwarding only by consent  —  With over 200 million users in India, WhatsApp has a massive Fake News and misinformation problem.
Steve Ranger / ZDNet:
Interview with Stephen Hunter, who manages the International Space Station's computer resources, on the tech they use, issues they face, AI, and more  —  Tech support, but in space: A look at the tech which astronauts use on the ISS.  —  It's orbiting the Earth at 28,000 kilometres an hour …
New York Times:
Amid the boom in AI, Silicon Valley's tech giants have taken their talent hunt for engineers and researchers to Cambridge, UK  —  A boom in artificial intelligence research has drawn the tech industry's biggest companies and their checkbooks to the storied English city.

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