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When more Covid-19 data doesn’t equal more understanding

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, charts and graphs have helped communicate information about infection rates,...

Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form of digital promotion that has been criticized for spreading misinformation and falsehoods and inflaming voters.The social...

Gab’s CTO Introduced a Critical Vulnerability to the Site

Over the weekend, word emerged that a hacker breached far-right social media website Gab and downloaded 70 gigabytes of data by exploiting a garden-variety security flaw known as an SQL injection. A quick review of Gab’s open source...

Microsoft adds shared channels with Teams Connect

With the launch of Teams Connect at this week’s Ignite conference, Microsoft Teams users can now collaborate with external partners and clients in shared channels.Available in private preview ahead of a full roll-out later this year, Teams Connect shared...

The Hottest Amenity From Developers? A Power Plant Made of Batteries.

In Utah, Soleil Lofts signed a first-of-its-kind deal with Rocky Mountain Power, which can tap the batteries as a power source. This arrangement helps the utility save generating costs while helping the developer save money, according to the Wasatch...

Helping soft robots turn rigid on demand

Imagine a robot. Perhaps you’ve just conjured a machine with a rigid, metallic exterior. While robots armored with...

Rookie Coding Mistake Prior To Gab Hack Came From Site’s CTO – Slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Over the weekend, word emerged that a hacker breached far-right social media website Gab and downloaded 70 gigabytes of data by exploiting a garden-variety security flaw known as an...

Facebook can save itself by becoming a B Corporation

Ann Florini is Clinical Professor at Thunderbird School of Global Management at the Arizona State University. As Facebook confronts outrage among its employees and the public for mishandling multiple decisions about its role in shaping public discourse, it is becoming...

Fostering ethical thinking in computing

Traditional computer scientists and engineers are trained to develop solutions for specific needs, but aren’t always trained...

Twitch’s First Transparency Report Is Here—and Long Overdue

Twitch today released its first-ever transparency report, detailing its efforts to safeguard the 26 million people who visit its site daily. When it comes to transparency, the decade-old, Amazon-owned service had a lot of catching up to do.Twitch...
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German business decries gradual easing of coronavirus curbs as ‘disaster’

BERLIN (Reuters) - German business groups expressed dismay on Thursday after Chancellor Angela Merkel and state leaders agreed a...
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