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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter announces Topics, which lets users follow 300+ subjects in their timeline, rolling out from Thursday; topics include sports and gaming but not politics   —  Starting with more than 300 subjects across sports, gaming, and entertainment  —  Recently, a friend told me he wanted to spend …
Nov 6, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Apple and the US Department of Veterans announce that veterans can now access their health records on their iPhone via Apple's Health app   —  - The goal is to make it a lot easier for vets to access their medical information, even if they seek care from multiple providers.
Nov 6, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed News:
A profile of Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, which launched 15 years ago in October, and has been in an epic, years-long battle with Google   —  Yelp launched 15 years ago in October, and for most of its existence it's been in an epic battle with Google.  Here's why its CEO keeps fighting and keeps focusing on trust.
Nov 6, 2019, 8:00 AMIn context
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
How computer vision startup XIX helps non-profit DeliverFund to spot signs of human trafficking in sex ads and another client to block porn on a company network   —  Molly is a “new bunny” in Atlanta and loves her job selling sex, domination, and striptease shows to men.
Nov 6, 2019, 1:40 AMIn context
Dylan Byers / NBC News:
Sources: Zuckerberg remains open to some ideas about how to control political ads, including limiting the ability of candidates to microtarget users   —  Banning microtargeting has the support of Ellen Weintraub, chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, which regulates how money is raised and spent in elections.
Nov 5, 2019, 4:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Overview of TikTok's evolving censorship approach: ex-US staff say Chinese bosses set rules on videos with heavy kissing, political topics, subversive content   —  Managers insist they are revamping policies to give American staff greater autonomy from Beijing.
Nov 5, 2019, 11:33 AMIn context
Jennifer Langston / Microsoft:
Microsoft teams up with Warner Bros to store and retrieve the 1978 movie Superman on a piece of glass as a proof of concept test for Project Silica research   —  Microsoft and Warner Bros. have collaborated to successfully store and retrieve the entire 1978 iconic “Superman” …
Nov 5, 2019, 9:45 AMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
A look at startups like Cameo and Karat, which are building services for creators and influencers, as VCs bet on a now established part of the digital economy   —  Why 2020 will be a ‘watershed year’ for the creator economy  —  Danielle Bernstein is just 27 years old, but she's been running her own business for 10 years.
Nov 5, 2019, 6:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Twitter suspends accounts linked to Hezbollah and Hamas after criticism from US lawmakers, after previously saying it distinguished military and political arms   —  Curbs come after lawmakers pressed social media companies to remove content from groups the U.S. classifies as terrorist organizations
Nov 4, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Lauren Kaori Gurley / VICE:
1,100+ Googlers sign a letter asking Google to commit to eliminating its carbon footprint by 2030 and stop working with orgs harming climate change refugees   —  Google employees announced a campaign today to push the company to eliminate its massive carbon footprint by 2030.
Nov 4, 2019, 6:20 PMIn context

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