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NYT columnist faces conflict of interest accusations after singing praise for Facebook ‘Groups' feature in tech giant's blog post

NYT columnist faces conflict of interest accusations after singing praise for Facebook ‘Groups' feature in tech giant's blog post

8 hours ago   |   RT

New York Times writer David Brooks has come under fire for a potential conflict of interest after penning a blog post for Facebook's corporate site while a project he helped to...
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EU Considers New Regulations for Control and Access of Media Content on Digital Platforms

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The EU is considering two laws to regulate media content on the Internet. The Markets Act focuses on checking Big Tech's power over the marketplace, while the Services Act...
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Hawley calls for breakup of Big Tech ‘oligarchs' that ‘sold us out to China'

Hawley calls for breakup of Big Tech ‘oligarchs' that ‘sold us out to China'

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri on Friday urged fellow Republicans to support the break-up of Big Tech “oligarchs” that censor political viewpoints as well as large companies that...
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Russian Foreign Ministry says Twitter no longer independent social media, but a tool of 'digital diktat' under control of West

Russian Foreign Ministry says Twitter no longer independent social media, but a tool of 'digital diktat' under control of West

14 hours ago   |   RT

Twitter is rapidly changing from an independent platform into a tool of Western countries to impose a dictatorship over the internet. That's according to the Russian Foreign...
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Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War

Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War

15 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

So far, policymakers have maintained strong ties with both nations. In 2021, they may face a point of no return.
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Looking into Palantir: Activists want NHS to come clean about secretive deal with data-mining company

Looking into Palantir: Activists want NHS to come clean about secretive deal with data-mining company

15 hours ago   |   RT

Under a deal negotiated in secret with the British government, shady data firm Palantir will continue to manage NHS data for two years. Activists calling for transparency have...
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Find family tree roots for free this weekend in world's largest online conference

19 hours ago   |   Times Union

The world's biggest family history conference is free this weekend to anyone who registers online at Roots Tech.org. The Church of Latter Day Saints (famous for its vast...
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Who is the winner in Facebook v Australia news battle? RT's Boom Bust finds out

Who is the winner in Facebook v Australia news battle? RT's Boom Bust finds out

19 hours ago   |   RT

Australian lawmakers finally passed a hotly-debated law that forces tech giants to pay publishers for their content, potentially setting the stage for similar legal action in...
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The COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language

20 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Deaf people are adapting signs to accommodate the limitations of video communication while working from home
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Europe must hurry up with Covid-19 health certificates or Apple & Google could get there first, EU Commission president warns

Europe must hurry up with Covid-19 health certificates or Apple & Google could get there first, EU Commission president warns

23 hours ago   |   RT

As the EU remains divided on how exactly Covid-19 health passports should be implemented, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged members to hurry to find a European...
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House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

Uniform mix-up can't stop Thunder from beating Hawks

Uniform mix-up can't stop Thunder from beating Hawks

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

South Shore Health's Dr. Simone Wildes says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will significantly reduce hospitalizations and death. Read more ...

Lady Gaga's 2 French bulldogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga's 2 French bulldogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dog walker, have been recovered unharmed. Read more ...

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FBI identifies suspect in death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick...

FBI identifies suspect in death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, sources say

The FBI has identified a suspect it's focusing on in the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, according to law enforcement officials. Read more ...

Man gets nearly 20 years for Colorado synagogue bomb plot

Man gets nearly 20 years for Colorado synagogue bomb plot

A judge described the case as "dripping with Nazism and supremacy." Read more ...

Deputies: Plane headed to Daytona Beach crashes, killing all 3 onboard

Deputies: Plane headed to Daytona Beach crashes, killing all 3 onboard

Officials said the Cessna 182 crashed shortly after taking off from Gainesville, Georgia, on a planned flight to Daytona Beach. Read more ...