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The Technology 202: Knight Foundation invests $50 million into research on tech's impact on democracy

20 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Academics will examine disinformation and how social media impacts public opinion.
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What the Moon Landings Taught Us

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

No one doubts that the biggest achievement of the July 20, 1969, lunar landing was simply getting there. It was a monumental triumph of will - and technology. Yet once Neil...
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South Bend police to get body camera upgrades after shooting

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police...
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The Technology 202: Facebook seeks outside help as it grapples with content moderation problems

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

It's building an independent board.
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FaceApp poses potential national security and privacy risks, experts say

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

FaceApp has been downloaded from Google Play by more than 100 million people, all drawn in by a technological magic trick, an app that transforms your photo to show how you...
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House Democrats press Facebook to scale back currency plan

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Facebook is facing fresh criticism from Congress over its plan to create a digital currency , with House Democrats asking the company to scale down the...
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Congress grills Big Tech over competition, money and power

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

Big Tech faced tough questions Tuesday as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism...
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Trump says US won't sell fighter jets to Turkey

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia. The Trump...
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Judge recommends $14M award to neo-Nazi trolling victim

6 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By MATT VOLZ HELENA, Mont. - The publisher of a neo-Nazi website should have to pay the victim of an internet trolling campaign over $14 million and remove all posts that...
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Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence

6 days ago   |   Reuters

A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in...
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