Europe dials up pressure on tech giants over election security

The European Union has announced a package of measures intended to step up efforts and pressure on tech giants to combat democracy-denting disinformation ahead of the EU parliament elections next May. The European Commission Action Plan, which was presented at a press briefing earlier today, has four areas of focus: 1)…

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Someone Says Depression Is A Choice, And Andy Richters Response Is Brilliant

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Egypt and Thailand: When the military turns against free speech

under arrest since May You wouldn’t normally mention Egypt and Thailand in the same breath. But both countries underwent military coups within the last five years, and even among the many oppressive regimes in the world, they are going to extra lengths today to prosecute free speech.  To be clear, neither…

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Prime Minister Ardern, UNICEF ED Henrietta Fore, Suraiya Haque speak with Julie Gichuru

Image: ANDREW HARNIK / Getty Images Are you a big Pulp Fiction fan? Let us ruin that for you. The production company Elara Pictures posted a disturbing video mashup to Instagram Friday: the hamburger scene from Pulp Fiction alongside a few choice moments from Brett Kavanaugh’s petulant testimony before the…

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The World’s First Hands-Free Social Media Money Magnet

Would you rather… Blindly toss thousands of dollars at Facebook ads, guessing what your visitors would want to buy and hoping you will maybe break even? OR Use a revolutionary set and forget, hands-free system that will completely automate your social media marketing. Generating an unlimited stream of leads and…

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Meet the bionic model redefining beauty standards in Italy

Let’s get back to the internet’s roots: cute animals.  A video of a grinning lizard went viral for being adorably relatable. The reptile, whose owner posts under the handle @modokinatu, lurks toward the camera with a huge smile on its little lizard face.  ご飯見るとわろてしまうマンです😄 — なつ (@modokinatu) September 21, 2018…

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Trump rage-tweets Google alleging search bias

While several tech giants have found themselves in President Trump’s crosshairs since he took office, he has just unleashed what looks to be his most sustained attack on Google to date — firing off a couple of tweets at ~5.30am Washington DC time to rail against what he claims is…

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