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now there s a browser extension that will tell you when youtube videos are sponsored since few influencers fol
Now there's a browser extension that will tell you when YouTube videos are sponsored (since few influencers follow FTC guidelines) via @parismartineau
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facebook is so good at bringing people together it has united president trump and maxine waters they both don
Facebook is so good at bringing people together it has united President Trump and Maxine Waters: They both don't like Libra! via @GregoryJBarber
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another human domain falls a new poker bot beat multiple pros at once in no limit texas hold em if you sit thi
Another human domain falls: A new poker bot beat multiple pros at once in No Limit Texas Hold 'Em. “If you sit this bot down with five elite professional humans, it is going to beat them and make money off them.” via @tsimonite
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rockdale texas needed a break and thought it found one in a chinese company promising to build the world s big
Rockdale, Texas needed a break, and thought it found one in a Chinese company promising to build the world's biggest bitcoin mine. Then the price of bitcoin crashed via @mdent05
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rockdale texas struggled after alcoa closed an aluminum smelter in 2008 the town saw hope in a chinese company
Rockdale, Texas struggled after Alcoa closed an aluminum smelter in 2008, The town saw hope in a Chinese company's plan to build the world's largest bitcoin mine. Then the price of bitcoin crashed. Good long read via @mdent05 via @backchnnl
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a belgian tv report renews questions about how google amazon amp apple handle the audio collected by their per
A Belgian TV report renews questions about how Google, Amazon, & Apple handle the audio collected by their personal assistants. A reviewer for Google heard medical info and could identify a couple mentioned via @tsimonite
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fed chair jerome powell says facebook s libra cryptocurrency raises serious concerns via gregoryjbarber
Fed Chair Jerome Powell says Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency "raises serious concerns." via @gregoryjbarber
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this is smart googles 4000 word privacy policy is a secret history of the internet
This is smart: Google’s 4,000-Word Privacy Policy Is a Secret History of the Internet
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subways don t just get people to work they also help define friendships via aarianmarshall
Subways don't just get people to work. They also help define friendships via @aarianmarshall
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interesting piece about the palo alto consensus the author s name for the efforts by us internet companies to
Interesting piece about the "Palo Alto Consensus," the author's name for the efforts by US internet companies to export a laissez-faire approach to governance around the world

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read this lede several times slowly to absorb the impact even then it s hard
Read this lede several times, slowly, to absorb the impact. Even then, it's hard.
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google says it will ban fake news sites from using adsense which could crimp revenue on those sites story comi
Google says it will ban fake-news sites from using AdSense, which could crimp revenue on those sites. Story coming to @WSJ
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when facebook introduced messenger kids it said the app had been vetted by an advisory board of child health e
When Facebook introduced Messenger Kids, it said the app had been vetted by an advisory board of child-health experts. It didn't say that most of the members of the board had received financial support from Facebook. Nice digging by via
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great find by alistairmbarr in the google filings alphabet drops don t be evil
Great find by @alistairmbarr in the Google filings: Alphabet drops "don't be evil"
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one of the directives we ve gotten very clearly from sundar is to build deeper relationships with conservative
“One of the directives we've gotten very clearly from Sundar is to build deeper relationships with conservatives,” Google's head of US public policy to angry staffers in March after the co sponsored a conservative political gathering via
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three users same search very different results even in incognito mode but google insists it only personalizes
Three users, same search, very different results, even in incognito mode. But Google insists it only personalizes results in a tiny percentage of searches. What gives? via
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how apple music compares with other streaming services via wsjd
How Apple Music compares with other streaming services via @WSJD
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traced the origins of the sarah sanders video about jim acosta and analyzed the video frame by frame via
. traced the origins of the Sarah Sanders video about Jim Acosta, and analyzed the video frame by frame via
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wow microsoft is within 5 of its record high from december 1999 via srussolillo
Wow. Microsoft is within 5% of its record high - from December 1999. via @srussolillo
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google stopped scanning gmail last year but it s letting hundreds of developers scan the gmail of millions of
Google stopped scanning Gmail last year. But it's letting hundreds of developers scan the Gmail of millions of people who've signed up for their apps. Nice story by via
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