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Virginia’s Attorney General Discloses That He Wore Blackface at College Party

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring shook his state’s already-reeling Democrat power structure Wednesday by disclosing that he wore blackface to a college party in 1980... Read More The post
Fabula AI is using social spread to spot ‘fake news’

Fabula AI is using social spread to spot ‘fake news’

UK startup Fabula AI reckons it’s devised a way for artificial intelligence to help user generated content platforms get on top of the disinformation crisis that keeps rocking the world of social
The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged

The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged

Within Britain’s elite occupations, the advantages of class are still mistaken for talent. By Sam Friedman and Daniel LaurisonMark has one of the most coveted jobs in television. As a senior
Outcry as Rappler journalists in Philippines hit with new charges

Outcry as Rappler journalists in Philippines hit with new charges

Amnesty and Reporters Without Borders condemn prosecution of news website, editor Maria Ressa and staffThe award-winning Filipino journalist Maria Ressa has been hit with another lawsuit following tax
Musiio raises $1M to let digital music services use AI for curation

Musiio raises $1M to let digital music services use AI for curation

Musiio, a Singapore-based startup that uses AI to help digital music companies with discovery and creation, has pulled in a $1 million seed round. The capital comes from Singapore’s Wavemaker
Ogury raises $21 million to continue global expansion of mobile marketing cloud service

Ogury raises $21 million to continue global expansion of mobile marketing cloud service

Ogury has raised $21 million in venture capital as the London-based startup continues to expand its cloud-based mobile marketing service.

How the GOP’s giant tax reform con was designed to trick American voters — and is now backfiring spectacularly

Even as the Republican Party pushed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act through Congress in December 2017, critics were pointing out that it was filled with tricks and gimmicks meant to obscure the fact that it
Germany orders Facebook to restrict data-gathering practices

Germany orders Facebook to restrict data-gathering practices

Facebook has been ordered to curb data collection practices in Germany after a ruling that it abused its market dominance to gather information about users.
Skype’s background blur feature brings video bokeh to mass market

Skype’s background blur feature brings video bokeh to mass market

Skype is introducing background blur, so hosting video calls with your parents or prospective client should be easier to manage.
German regulator orders Facebook to restrict data collection

German regulator orders Facebook to restrict data collection

User consent will be required before combining WhatsApp and Instagram account dataGermany’s anti-monopoly regulator has ordered Facebook not to combine user data from its WhatsApp, Instagram and
Twitter reports record revenue of $909 million in Q4 2018, despite losing 5 million monthly users

Twitter reports record revenue of $909 million in Q4 2018, despite losing 5 million monthly users

Twitter lost monthly active users for the third consecutive quarter, but says increases in monetizable daily active users show its strategy is working.
The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged

The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged

Within Britain’s elite occupations, the advantages of class are still mistaken for talent. By Sam Friedman and Daniel LaurisonMark has one of the most coveted jobs in television. As a senior
Twitter shares fall amid concern over falling user numbers

Twitter shares fall amid concern over falling user numbers

Company reports 321 million active monthly users in fourth quarter, a drop of 5 millionTwitter’s share price fell more than 8% in early Wall Street trading as record fourth quarter revenues and the
Photographer Posts The Alarming Results After Asking Teens To Make Their Selfies ‘Social Media Ready’

Photographer Posts The Alarming Results After Asking Teens To Make Their Selfies ‘Social Media Ready’

In the 21st century, social media has become an important part of many teenagers’ lives and the constant strive to...
A $25 million grant will help Stanford Libraries preserve Silicon Valley Archives

A $25 million grant will help Stanford Libraries preserve Silicon Valley Archives

Thanks to a $25 million donation, Stanford University's Silicon Valley Archives will be able to preserve the history of tech companies.

Spotify: “The leading global podcast publisher with more shows than any other company”

Spotify, from their Gimlet acquisition press release: That’s why we announced today the strategic acquisitions of two podcasting companies, Gimlet and Anchor. These companies serve two different,

Shot on iPhone XR, tweeted by Tim Cook

[VIDEO] Came across this tweet from Tim Cook:https://twitter.com/tim_cook/status/1093210790369341440I spent a nice stretch in New York last week, and this video (part of a series) really clicked for

The rise of the iPhone auteur

The article is about Steven Soderbergh and his continued quest to create mainstream movies shot completely on an iPhone.Great read, though I think a bit of backstory is missing. Soderbergh was the

∞ (Gimme Some of That) Ol’ Atonal Music

[VIDEO] Some references to keep in mind: Schoenberg refers to the influential composer Arnold Schoenberg, who many credit with the birth of atonal, or 12 tone music. A big influence on Frank