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Twitter bans accounts that promoted #IStandWithPutin for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'...
Twitter has banned more than 100 accounts that repeatedly retweeted the #IStandWithPutin hashtag, which trended on the platform earlier this week amid Russia
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-06 00:17 UTC
Phoebe Bridgers calls Mark Zuckerberg an 'a**hole' over 'totally unethical' Instagram algorithm...
Singer said that algorithms on social media are designed to "torture kids"
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-01 19:31 UTC
Breaking: Special Counsel Finds Mark Zuckerberg's Election Money Violated Wisconsin Bribery Laws...
That's one of the many troubling findings in the report submitted Tuesday by a state-appointed special counsel to the Wisconsin Assembly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-01 19:30 UTC
What is 5G Technology? - Meine Blog...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
The main concern with 5G is that it could increase network capacity, while reducing overall network costs.
By itsdevin on 2022-03-01 09:36 UTC
Roku is removing RT from the Roku Channel Store in Europe - source...
Streaming media company Roku is removing the app for Russian state television network Russia Today from its Roku Channel Store in Europe, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. Roku joins other technology companies that have taken steps to rest
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-01 03:29 UTC
Major Twitter accounts reporting on Ukraine blocked...
TOKYO -- Some Twitter accounts that report on the situation in Ukraine with videos and photos showing Russian military operations on the ground have b
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-25 03:12 UTC
Elon Musk's SpaceX says a geomagnetic storm wiped out 40 of the 49 Starlink satellites it launched into orbit last week...
SpaceX said 80% of the satellites it launched Thursday are expected to burn up in the Earth's atmosphere instead of reaching orbit.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-09 15:19 UTC
Spotify Just Removed 70 Episodes of The Joe Rogan Experience—but Not That One...
Amidst ongoing accusations that Spotify is allowing Joe Rogan to spread covid-19 misinformation on his podcast, the platform has removed dozens of episodes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-05 03:25 UTC
Zuckerberg Loses $24 Billion as Facebook's Market Value Drops $210B...
Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $24 billion in 24 hours following a bad earnings report, while social media floods with crocodile tears.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-03 16:19 UTC
Facebook bans page organizing US trucker convoy to DC...
A popular Facebook group for U.S. truckers planning to protest against vaccine mandates was taken down by the social media platform early Wednesday, leading to accusations of "censorship." The group, "Convoy to DC 2022" had gained upwards
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-03 01:52 UTC
StackyPi - Based on Raspberry Pi RP2040 MCU...
StackyPi is a small and powerful board that has the RP2040 microcontroller and one set of 2x20 pin headers for connecting Raspberry Pi HATs. It implies that a Raspberry Pi HAT may be plugged in and operated on the StackyPi, allowing the user to execute additional operations.
By diyelectronics on 2022-01-25 10:16 UTC
Social Media Bans of Scientific Misinformation Aren't Helpful, Researchers Say...
There are more effective ways to fight scientific misinformation than banning and removing content, according to the report.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-20 18:46 UTC
Russia fines Google $98 million over 'banned content'...
A Russian court levied a 7.2 billion rouble ($98 million) fine against Google on Friday for what it claims are repeated failures by the company to delete content the country has deemed illegal. Though Russia has tagged numerous tech companies throughout t
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-24 21:00 UTC
Silicon Valley and D.C. to meet at CES...
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A slew of lawmakers, agency officials, and other D.C. honchos is headed to Las Vegas next month to weigh in on the state of tech.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-23 15:14 UTC
Twitter Is Giving Special Treatment To Popular And Celebrity Accounts...
Twitter is giving its most prominent users special treatment under a secretive program called 'Project Guardian'. Thousands of Twitter accounts most likely to experience harassment, including those with high follower counts, celebrities and politicians, will have reports of abusive content
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-09 15:48 UTC
The Metaverse Is Big Brother in Disguise: Freedom Meted Out by Technological Tyrants...
Welcome to the Matrix (i.e. the metaverse), where reality is virtual, freedom is only as free as one's technological overlords allow, and artificial intelligence is slowly rendering humanity unnecessary, inferior and obsolete.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-12 18:37 UTC
Lawsuit: Mark Zuckerberg and Wife's Family Companies Allowed Sexual Harassment, Discrimination...
Two individuals who worked for the household of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have reportedly filed lawsuits against the couple and their family-related corporate entities alleging a series of incidents of sexual harassment and
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-27 17:18 UTC
DOJ announces 150 arrests in darknet opioid trafficking crackdown...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/doj
The Justice Department announced the arrest of 150 alleged darknet drug traffickers and other criminals in a global crackdown on the illicit sale of opioids and other drugs in a sweeping international law enforcement operation conducted across the United
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-26 16:15 UTC
Battery developer claiming 750 mile range raises cash to commercialize...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/auto_industry
One of its battery designs can apparently supply trucks and SUVs with a range of 750 miles — effectively ending the argument over range anxiety in vehicles.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-23 02:12 UTC
Apple Safari browser might become the new Internet Explorer...
WebKit engine is well behind the competition
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-22 14:21 UTC
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