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‘Mini-moons’ likely orbiting Earth, says study – USA TODAY

USA TODAY 'Mini-moons' likely orbiting Earth, says studyUSA TODAYScientists say in a new study the discovery of 'mini-moons' caught in Earth's orbit could offer a better understanding of what makes up asteroids. Researchers say the mini-moons are small asteroids temporarily captured in Earth's orbit. The objects are […]

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Twitter is purging accounts that were trying to evade prior suspensions

Twitter announced this afternoon it will begin booting accounts off its service from those who have tried to evade their account suspension. The company says that the accounts in question are users who have been previously suspended on Twitter for their abusive behavior, or for trying to […]

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Twitter puts Infowars’ Alex Jones in the ‘read-only’ sin bin for 7 days

Twitter has finally taken action against Infowars creator Alex Jones, but it isn’t what you might think. While Apple, Facebook, Google/YouTube, Spotify and many others have removed Jones and his conspiracy-peddling organization Infowars from their platforms, Twitter has remained unmoved with its claim that Jones hasn’t violated […]

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The rise of Sean Rad, who served as Tinder CEO twice and is now taking on Match Group and IAC in a $2 billion lawsuit – Business Insider

Business Insider The rise of Sean Rad, who served as Tinder CEO twice and is now taking on Match Group and IAC in a $ 2 billion lawsuitBusiness InsiderTinder founder Sean Rad has had a tumultuous few years. When Tinder launched in 2012, it was a near-instant […]

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Turkey is boycotting iPhones, but it hurts Turkey more than Apple

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan announced today that the country would boycott all electronics from the United States after President Donald Trump slapped new tariffs on the region that caused the Turkish currency (the lira) to hit an all-time low. The announcement, which specifically targeted Apple, comes amid […]

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Facebook buys Vidpresso’s team and tech to make video interactive

Zombie-like passive consumption of static video is both unhealthy for viewers and undifferentiated for the tech giants that power it. That’s set Facebook on a mission to make video interactive, full of conversation with broadcasters and fellow viewers. It’s racing against Twitch, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat to […]

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Netflix CFO to leave after overseeing growth-oriented spending spree – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Netflix CFO to leave after overseeing growth-oriented spending spreeLos Angeles TimesNetflix said Monday that its chief financial officer, David Wells, is planning to step down after an eight-year period in which he oversaw billions of dollars of spending to transform the streaming entertainment company […]

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Openbook is the latest dream of a digital life beyond Facebook

As tech’s social giants wrestle with antisocial demons that appear to be both an emergent property of their platform power, and a consequence of specific leadership and values failures (evident as they publicly fail to enforce even the standards they claim to have), there are still people dreaming of […]

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The Truth campaign took down teen smoking. Now it’s going after JUUL.

JUUL is the vape giant that went from zero to $ 16 billion in three years. Truth Initiative is the largest anti-smoking organization in the United States. Both the company and the non-profit claim to have the same goal: helping smokers quit tobacco cigarettes. But Robin Koval, […]

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