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What Happens When Big Tech Appears Before Congress?

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

We're about to find out. A gathering of the four horsemen of the Techopolypse could be an epic show.
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CEOs of Big Four tech firms agree to appear in House antitrust hearing

10 hours ago   |   NBC News

The hearing, potentially a landmark moment in the regulatory battle between Washington and Silicon Valley, would be held in late July.
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Flying snakes? Here's how they can glide through the air

Flying snakes? Here's how they can glide through the air

13 hours ago   |   WGN TV

TAMPA - For some the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Chrysopelea paradisi - the paradise tree...
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UK turns to Germany in bid to finally get its Covid-19 contact tracing app off the ground, ambassador says

UK turns to Germany in bid to finally get its Covid-19 contact tracing app off the ground, ambassador says

16 hours ago   |   RT

Germany's ambassador to the UK says British health services have reached out to their German counterparts to find a solution to the UK's embarrassing predicament over its...
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Flying snakes? Here's how they can glide through the air

Flying snakes? Here's how they can glide through the air

17 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

TAMPA - For some the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Chrysopelea paradisi - the paradise tree...
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Apple rushing to finish new iPhones in time for fall launch: report

Apple rushing to finish new iPhones in time for fall launch: report

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

Apple is prodding its suppliers as it looks to avoid delaying the launch of its next crop of iPhones into next year, according to a report. The Cupertino, California-based tech...
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Big companies are boycotting Facebook to support StopHateforProfit

Big companies are boycotting Facebook to support StopHateforProfit

19 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Over 100 big companies are boycotting Facebook ads to send a message to the tech giant about hate speech and misinformation. Will Zuckerberg get the message?
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No keys to the kingdom: New single sign-on algorithm provides superior privacy

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Single sign-on systems allow us to login to multiple websites and applications using a single username and password combination. But these are third party systems usually...
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Tech worker group calls for facial recognition ban citing 'technical and ethical' reasons

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The Association for Computing Machinery said the technology could not be reliably used in a way that wouldn't adversely affect vulnerable populations.
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‘We Need To Work Together': Walz, Flanagan Announce Partnership To Provide Tech And Internet Access For Students In Communities Of Need

1 day ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Tuesday announced a public-private partnership with notable Minnesota philanthropic and business leaders...
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...