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September 1, 2018, 4:00 AM

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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
California passes a strong net neutrality bill, which now goes to governor; EFF has called it a “gold standard net neutrality bill”  —  It heads for the Governor's desk next  —  California's legislature has approved a bill being called the strongest net neutrality law in the US.
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Twitter's director of product management tweets pics of changes being weighed to make Twitter more “conversational”: improved reply threads, status indicators  —  No thanks  —  Sara Haider, Twitter's director of product management, tweeted a couple screenshots today showing off changes …
Renee DiResta / Wired:
As politicians accuse search and social media firms of censorship, the real focus should be on opaque algorithms and reckless amplification of harmful content  —  THE ALGORITHMS THAT govern how we find information online are once again in the news—but you have to squint to find them.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Next major Windows update will be called Windows 10 October 2018 Update and will arrive that month  —  Microsoft is officially unveiling the name for its next major Windows 10 update today.  Previously codenamed Redstone 5, the “Windows 10 October 2018 Update” will arrive at some point in October.
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Huawei announces the AI Cube, a 360-degree smart speaker with an ethernet port, LTE, Wi-Fi router, and Alexa integration, coming to Europe for Christmas season  —  When Samsung launched the Galaxy Home speaker earlier this month, people were quick to point out how its name seemed ripped off from Google.
Reuters:
Following the murder of a Didi rider, China's transport ministry says it will conduct comprehensive inspections of all ride-hailing services starting Sept. 5  —  HONG KONG (Reuters) - China will conduct comprehensive inspections on all ride-hailing service companies, the transport ministry said on Friday …
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