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Somali-American Amazon workers demand better conditions

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A group of Amazon workers in Minnesota who are Somali refugees resettled in the Midwestern US state demanded better working conditions Friday during a protest outside one of...
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Lime continues to battle San Francisco's electric scooter decision

17 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Electric scooter and bike-share company Lime is not giving up on San Francisco. This afternoon, Lime plans to protest on the steps of SF City Hall to petition the city's...
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After Yellow Vests Come Off, Activists in France Use Facebook to Protest and Plan

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Away from the street protests, demonstrators have built thriving communities in Facebook Groups, which are helping to fuel the Yellow Vests.
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Google says it won't sell its facial recognition tech

Google says it won't sell its facial recognition tech

1 day ago   |   Pocket-lint

Google has criticised other companies for selling facial recognition tech - and says it "has long been committed to the responsible development of AI (artificial intelligence...
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Amazon's plans for a New York office are under new scrutiny

Amazon's plans for a New York office are under new scrutiny

2 days ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

A month ago, when Amazon announced that it would build regional offices in New York and Virginia at great expense to the taxpayers there, I wrote that it had misunderstood the...
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Oracle is suing the U.S. government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract process

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Oracle filed suit in federal court last week alleging yet again that the decade-long $10 billion Pentagon JEDI contract with its single-vendor award is unfair and illegal. The...
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What Google's CEO told Congress about China - and what he didn't

What Google's CEO told Congress about China - and what he didn't

3 days ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee today, and lawmakers peppered him with everything from allegations of bias against conservatives to...
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Huawei's CFO is granted bail by Canadian court but will be closely monitored

Huawei's CFO is granted bail by Canadian court but will be closely monitored

3 days ago   |   The Verge   |   14 articles

Meng Wanzhou, one of Huawei's top executives and the eldest daughter of the company's founder/CEO, will be released on bail and kept under tight monitoring over bank fraud...
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Facebook's role in the French protests has polarized observers

Facebook's role in the French protests has polarized observers

4 days ago   |   The Verge

A week ago, I looked at some of the early reporting around how the Yellow Vest protests in France had been organized on, and perhaps amplified by, Facebook and its family of...
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Human rights groups press Google on China plans ahead of Pichai testimony

Human rights groups press Google on China plans ahead of Pichai testimony

4 days ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Dozens of human rights groups signed on to an open letter today protesting Google's plans for China, as CEO Sundar Pichai is scheduled to testify before a House committee...
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Facebook's latest app data bug exposed the private photos of 6.8m users

Facebook's latest app data bug exposed the private photos of 6.8m users

The data privacy scandals just keep coming for Facebook: the social network has revealed a flaw in its code that could have exposed the private photos of up to 6.8 million... Read more ...

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Deal: Save up to $200 on the Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch at Best Buy

Deal: Save up to $200 on the Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch at Best Buy

Best Buy has debuted a new 3-day Gift Sale that runs until the end of the weekend. The U.S. retailer offers interesting deals on Apple, Sonos, and Philips Hue products, but... Read more ...

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Day 4 of TNW's Advent Deals: headphones and a hybrid laptop

This holiday period, Plugged is running a very special advent calendar. Over the course of 12 days, we'll be sharing a selection of sweet, sweet deals. You can thank us later... Read more ...

Top 5 Chinese Smartphones for Under $500 - December 2018

Top 5 Chinese Smartphones for Under $500 - December 2018

And welcome to our last Top 5 for the year 2018 which, with Christmas just around the corner, also becomes a great gift guide for those looking to buy themselves or anybody... Read more ...

Apple Music support arrives for Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

Apple Music support arrives for Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

If you've bought an Amazon Echo speaker and wanted to use Alexa to fire up Apple Music, then you're finally in luck. Up until now, this feature wasn't available to Amazon Echo... Read more ...

Facebook exposed up to 6.8 million users' private photos to developers in...

Facebook exposed up to 6.8 million users' private photos to developers in latest leak

Facebook exposed private photos from up to 6.8 million users to apps that weren't supposed to see them, the company said today. These apps were authorized to see a limited set... Read more ...

These colors might be exclusive to the Galaxy S10 Lite

These colors might be exclusive to the Galaxy S10 Lite

Samsung will reportedly launch up to 4 variants of its upcoming Galaxy S10 namely: the Galaxy S10 Lite, the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S10 Plus and the most premium 5G ready Galaxy... Read more ...