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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Twitter says accounts that have not been logged into for six months leading up to Dec. 11 will be removed, likely freeing up a large number of usernames   —  No exact date for when usernames will be available  —  Twitter is sending out emails to owners of inactive accounts with a warning …
Nov 26, 2019, 3:55 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
US teen says TikTok blocked her from posting after she accused China of putting Muslims into concentration camps; TikTok blames other reasons for the suspension   —  A US teenager's TikTok video clip accusing China of putting Muslims into “concentration camps” has gone viral on the Chinese-owned social network.
Nov 26, 2019, 12:10 PMIn context
Maya Kosoff / GEN:
How Texas Instruments monopolized the US education market for graphing calculators, products with high profit margins and tech that hasn't changed in 20 years   —  These $100 calculators have been required in classrooms for more than twenty years, as students and teachers still struggle to afford them
Nov 26, 2019, 9:45 AMIn context
Filip Piekniewski / Piekniewski's blog:
A skeptical overview of AI-related news and grandiose PR, from self-driving ventures to orgs focused on artificial general intelligence (AGI), like OpenAI   —  It's been 7 months since my last commentary on the field, and as it became regular appearance in this blog (and in fact …
Nov 25, 2019, 2:45 PMIn context
Ian Sample / The Guardian:
150+ orgs, including Google and Facebook, back Tim Berners-Lee's Contract for the Web, pledging to guard the web from abuse or face removal from supporter list   —  Inventor of web calls on governments and firms to safeguard it from abuse and ensure it benefits humanity
Nov 25, 2019, 7:20 AMIn context
Nathaniel Rich / Vanity Fair:
Inside the collapse of Quadriga crypto exchange, as law enforcement, accountants, and Reddit sleuths try to figure out if it was a legit operation or a scam   —  When Canadian blockchain whiz Gerald Cotten died unexpectedly last year, hundreds of millions of dollars in investor funds vanished into the crypto ether.
Nov 24, 2019, 4:05 PMIn context
Ava Kofman / ProPublica:
ProPublica claims to have found 57 unlabeled state-sponsored channels on YouTube; after presented with a list, YouTube labeled only 35 of them as such   —  ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.  Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published.
Nov 24, 2019, 11:15 AMIn context
Samanth Subramanian / The Guardian:
As we shop more online and think less about how our purchases reach our homes, a look at how our home delivery habit is reshaping the physical world   —  The great trick of online retail has been to get us to shop more and think less about how our purchases reach our homes.  By Samanth Subramanian
Nov 24, 2019, 5:05 AMIn context
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
White nationalist outlets including VDare and Red Ice TV still operate on Facebook despite its ban on white nationalism; Facebook says it is investigating   —  Guardian analysis finds VDare and Red Ice TV among several outlets that are still on the platform despite Facebook's promised ban
Nov 23, 2019, 5:20 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / VICE:
Sources: authorities have arrested an alleged member of The Chuckling Squad, the group that hacked Jack Dorsey's Twitter account in August   —  The alleged member was arrested around two weeks ago, another member of the hacking group told Motherboard.  - Authorities have arrested an individual …
Nov 23, 2019, 3:55 PMIn context

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