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Despite protesting immigration policies, big-name tech companies are all over ICE's IT contracts

Despite protesting immigration policies, big-name tech companies are all over ICE's IT contracts

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

The leaders of some of the most prominent tech companies in the US protested against Donald Trump's border policy on children in previous days, including Microsoft, which has a...
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TechByter Worldwide 2018-06-24: Backup Means Never Having to Say %! Short Circuits. Spare Parts

2 hours ago   |   TechByter

Last week we talked about the importance of updating your router's firmware to avoid a nasty flaw, but the files on your computer are vulnerable even with the latest firmware...
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'Tell Microsoft to drop ICE as a client or lose us as GitHub users,' say coders - CNET

4 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

Nearly 100 GitHub coders are asking Microsoft to choose - them, or US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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‚ÄčEuropean Union prepares to wreck internet with new copyright law

5 hours ago   |   ZDnet

If passed, Article 13 will force all websites to check any and all posts for copyright violations. That will include photos, videos, words, tweets, memes, software code, etc...
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A Day Care and a Dog Rescue Benefit: On Facebook, They Were Political Ads

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Glitchy enforcement of a new Facebook political ad policy is creating headaches for small businesses, news publishers, and other advertisers.
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Online shopping prices likely to rise after new sales tax ruling

Online shopping prices likely to rise after new sales tax ruling

7 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   7 articles

A surprise Supreme Court ruling could make your next online shopping spree more expensive, after deciding that states can impose sales tax on internet purchases made from...
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The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling on how online retailers can charge sales tax. Here's what it means for Amazon

The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling on how online retailers can charge sales tax. Here's what it means for Amazon

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   7 articles

The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Dakota in Wayfair vs. South Dakota on Thursday. The decision paves the way for states to collect sales tax on online...
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Liberal MP introduces private member's bill to increase the privacy commissioner's powers

Liberal MP introduces private member's bill to increase the privacy commissioner's powers

8 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith put forward a private member's bill in Parliament today aimed at increasing the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's ability to...
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California's Strict Net Neutrality Bill Has Been Toned Down

8 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

California Senator Scott Wiener drafted up the strictest net neutrality bill yet seen on the state level and managed to get it through the state Senate, but today, the Assembly...
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New laws could make posting memes a punishable offense because nobody has a sense of humor anymore

New laws could make posting memes a punishable offense because nobody has a sense of humor anymore

10 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Memes currently make up about 96% of the entire internet. Okay, that was a mild exaggeration, but it's pretty obvious how much meme culture has grown in recent years. You can't...
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Landmark Supreme Court decision lets states force online stores to pay sales tax

Landmark Supreme Court decision lets states force online stores to pay sales tax

A contentious case has reached a rather contentious ruling in the Supreme Court today, and in a 5-4 decision, the highest court in the United States found that states can... Read more ...

Here's why Fortnite shopping carts are giving Epic Games such a big headache

Here's why Fortnite shopping carts are giving Epic Games such a big headache

One of Fortnite's biggest draws is that it's constantly updated with new things, like limited-time events or fancy weapons. While the steady drip of tweaks and additions help... Read more ...

Steam's Summer Sale is now live with oodles of PC game discounts

Steam's Summer Sale is now live with oodles of PC game discounts

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3 Best Powerline Network Adapters in 2018

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Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

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Oculus Summer Sale 2018: the best time to stock up on VR games is right now

Oculus Summer Sale 2018: the best time to stock up on VR games is right now

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Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

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Facebook launches auto-translate in Messenger for English, Spanish

Facebook launches auto-translate in Messenger for English, Spanish

Facebook's new AI assistant , M, can now translate your Messenger conversations from Spanish to English, or vice versa, with the tap of a finger. All users in the United States... Read more ...

Despite protesting immigration policies, big-name tech companies are all...

Despite protesting immigration policies, big-name tech companies are all over ICE's IT contracts

The leaders of some of the most prominent tech companies in the US protested against Donald Trump's border policy on children in previous days, including Microsoft, which has a... Read more ...

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new software updates

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new software updates

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners have been wondering when they'll get another software update after T-Mobile began pushing one in mid-April but then paused it a day later. Now... Read more ...