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Facebook Removes Trump Campaign's Misleading Coronavirus Video

1 hour ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

It was the first time Facebook took down a post by Mr. Trump's campaign for spreading virus misinformation, but it did not signal a change to the company's defense of free...
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Bill English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, dies at 91

Bill English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, dies at 91

2 hours ago   |   KCRA

With the mouse, Bill English - alongside his partner, Douglas Engelbart, who died in 2013 - helped revolutionize modern computing.
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NH looks into taxation of Granite Staters who work out of state

NH looks into taxation of Granite Staters who work out of state

2 hours ago   |   WMUR

For parents who are dreading remote learning this fall, the state Department of Education is hoping a free remote learning system designed to bring real-time instruction to a...
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Sony and Microsoft don't know the price of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

Sony and Microsoft don't know the price of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

What is the price of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X? We don't know because Sony and Microsoft haven't even decided yet.
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'Internet access is a privilege': Bay Area schools work to bridge digital divide as new school year begins

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Across the Bay Area, kids are soaking up their final days of summer. But with the new school year looming, so are the concerns about going back to school remotely.
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BCPS students fix Chromebooks before school year begins

BCPS students fix Chromebooks before school year begins

3 hours ago   |   WBALTV

Chromebook computers have become a back-to-school necessity for hundreds of thousands of Maryland students.
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Shopportunist: Back-to-school laptop buying guide

4 hours ago   |   Times Union

Schools across the country will continue with virtual learning in some capacity, so learners of all ages will need access to a computer or laptop. The need to update in-home...
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Houston tops list of cities where students 'never' had access to computers at all, survey shows

4 hours ago   |   ABC

As the majority of Houston-area school districts shift to virtual learning, the digital divide is becoming increasingly apparent.
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Zynga beats Q2 2020 expectations with bookings up 38% to $518 million

Zynga beats Q2 2020 expectations with bookings up 38% to $518 million

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Zynga reported record revenue and bookings in the second quarter ended June 30 as more people turned to social mobile games in the pandemic.
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Pompeo Urges Cutting Ties With Chinese Tech Companies, Apps

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo signaled Wednesday that U.S. efforts to bar Chinese technology from U.S. computers and smartphones in the name of national security will...
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Daisy Coleman, sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate, has died at 23

Daisy Coleman, sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate, has died at 23

Daisy Coleman a sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate and subject of the Netflix documentary “Audrie & Daisy,” has died at the age of 23, according to her mother. Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

NYC announces COVID-19 checkpoint plan

NYC announces COVID-19 checkpoint plan

Travelers coming to New York City from 35 states and territories on New York state's COVID-19 quarantine list may be met at bridges and train stations and told to fill out... Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

76ers beat Wizards 107-98; Simmons leaves with knee injury

76ers beat Wizards 107-98; Simmons leaves with knee injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Philadelphia 76ers showed they could hold it together - at least for a little while - without All-Stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook's Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok - Instagram Reels . The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second... Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...