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UC Berkeley's Niloufar Salehi on restorative justice in social media

UC Berkeley's Niloufar Salehi on restorative justice in social media

4 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

UC Berkeley assistant professor Niloufar Salehi is exploring how to apply restorative justice to social media platforms as part of an NSF grant.
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Georgia shop blasted for ‘racist' promotion that waived fee for people of color

Georgia shop blasted for ‘racist' promotion that waived fee for people of color

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

A vintage clothing store in Georgia is getting backlash online for a promotion blasted as “racist” that waived a $20 fee for non-white shoppers. In a since-deleted Facebook...
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Police patrol deserted Bengaluru streets after Facebook post sparks clashes

1 hour ago   |   National Post

BENGALURU - Baton-wielding police patrolled barricaded and deserted streets in parts of the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru on Wednesday, after three people were killed...
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Facebook sued over 'illegally collecting biometric data' of Instagram users

Facebook sued over 'illegally collecting biometric data' of Instagram users

2 hours ago   |   iMore

The company has already offered to settle a similar suit related to Facebook... What you need to know Facebook has been sued in California. It's over allegations it collected...
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These are 10 of the most impactful slides from Netflix's groundbreaking culture deck

These are 10 of the most impactful slides from Netflix's groundbreaking culture deck

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ten years ago, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings first publicly released his company's culture deck. In more than 120 slides, Netflix broke down its management and cultural philosophy...
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“How many times can you wear an N95 mask?” Dr. Murphy answers viewer COVID-19 questions 8/12

“How many times can you wear an N95 mask?” Dr. Murphy answers viewer COVID-19 questions 8/12

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and the executive director of The Institute for Global...
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Facebook created a new team dedicated to its payments and commerce initiatives

Facebook created a new team dedicated to its payments and commerce initiatives

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook created a new team dedicated to its payments and commerce initiatives, dubbed Facebook Financial. The new team could help Facebook quickly expand its offerings and...
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How Facebook and Other Sites Manipulate Your Privacy Choices

4 hours ago   |   Wired

Social media platforms repeatedly use so-called dark patterns to nudge you toward giving away more of your data.
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Poll Shows Biden Ahead in Pennsylvania: Campaign Update

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

New polls shows Democratic nominee Joe Biden ahead in Pennsylvania and close races in Arizona and North Carolina. Attempts to identify likely voters aren't helping President...
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QAnon Followers Are Hijacking the SaveTheChildren Movement

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Fans of the pro-Trump conspiracy theory are clogging anti-trafficking hotlines, infiltrating Facebook groups and raising false fears about child exploitation.
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...