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Jul 10, 2020

Amazon Says Email to Employees Banning TikTok Was ‘Sent in Error'
Amazon told employees to delete TikTok from mobile devices they use to access company emails, citing "security risks"

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Jul 10, 2020

Amazon Tells Employees to Delete TikTok From Mobile Devices
Amazon told employees to delete TikTok from mobile devices they use to access company emails, citing "security risks"

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Jul 09, 2020

TikTok Teens Are ‘Going to War' Against the Trump Campaign After Republicans Call to Ban the App
Efforts to push the app low enough so that Apple will remove it from the app store may be misguided

Time: Techland
Jul 08, 2020

‘Serious Setbacks' Marring Facebook's Progress on Civil Rights, Hate Speed Moderation
But there is no formal system in place to hold Facebook accountable for any of the audit's findings

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Jul 07, 2020

Civil Rights Groups Criticize Facebook Over Hate Speech
CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with a group of civil rights leaders

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Jul 07, 2020

Chinese-Owned TikTok Pulls App From Hong Kong Mobile Stores Amid National Security Law
TikTok, which has insisted it operates independently of Beijing despite its Chinese ownership, may be able to argue the withdrawal is a move to escape requests to censor content or share user data

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Jul 06, 2020

Want to Stop Looking Terrible on Zoom? 7 Quick Tips to Up Your Video Calling Game
It's time to look and sound better on that daily Zoom meeting

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Jul 06, 2020

Facebook, WhatsApp Block Government Requests for User Data in Hong Kong
The announcement follows the roll out last week of Beijing laws that prohibit some pro-democracy slogans

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Jun 29, 2020

India Bans TikTok, Dozens More China-Linked Apps, Citing Security Concerns
India says the apps could endanger the country's sovereignty, defense and security

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Jun 26, 2020

Facebook Will Flag Rule Violations on ‘Newsworthy' Posts from Politicians, Including President Trump
Facebook is also banning false claims intended to discourage voting

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Jun 25, 2020

Verizon Pulls Facebook and Instagram Ads Over Hate Speech and Disinformation
Groups including the Anti-Defamation League started the campaign to encourage advertisers to boycott Facebook ads in July

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Jun 25, 2020

Apple Ditching Intel Could Mean Big Changes Ahead for Mac Desktops and Laptops
How the move could change the future of Apple's computers

Time: Techland
Jun 24, 2020

Social Media Platforms Claim Moderation Will Reduce Harassment, Disinformation and Conspiracies. It Won't
If the United States wants to protect democracy and public health, it must acknowledge that internet platforms are causing great harm and accept that executives like Mark Zuckerberg are not sincere in their promises to do better. The "solutions" Facebook and others have proposed will not work. They are meant to distract us. The news…

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Jun 22, 2020

The 5 Most Exciting Things Apple Announced at its Virtual WWDC 2020
Big updates for the iPhone and iPad, a major internal change for Macs, and more

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Jun 18, 2020

Facebook Removes Trump Campaign Ads Featuring Symbol Once Used by Nazis
The company said in a statement Thursday that the ads violated "our policy against organized hate."

Time: Techland
Jun 18, 2020

‘We'll Do All We Can to Promote Free Speech,' Says Zoom CEO Eric Yuan After Criticism on Encryption and Privacy
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said he wants everyone to feel safe and protected when using the videoconferencing service that has risen in popularity much of the workforce works from home during the pandemic. "We want to make sure every user is happy," said Yuan on Thursday's Time100 Talks. The sentiment comes after much discussion about…

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Jun 17, 2020

Going to a Protest? Here's How to Protect Your Digital Privacy
George Floyd's killing at the hands of Minneapolis police—the latest in a grim drumbeat of similar deaths over many years—has sparked worldwide protests denouncing racism and law enforcement's abuse of power. Floyd's May 25 death may have gone largely unnoticed had it not been recorded by multiple smartphone-wielding bystanders, whose footage forced America to finally…

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Jun 17, 2020

Facebook Removes Another 900 Accounts Linked to White Supremacy Groups
The accounts on Facebook and Instagram were tied to the Proud Boys and the American Guard

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Jun 17, 2020

Facebook Will Allow Users to Turn Off Political Ads But Warns Its Systems ‘Aren't Perfect'
Facebook is launching a widespread effort to boost U.S. voter turnout and provide authoritative information about voting

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Jun 17, 2020

The U.S. Is Catching Up With China in AI Adoption, Kai-Fu Lee Says
Lee—the chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures—spoke at a TIME100 Talks focusing on the Asia-Pacific region

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Jun 17, 2020

The U.S. Is Catching Up With China in Technology Adoption, AI Pioneer Kai-Fu Lee Says
Lee—the chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures—spoke at a TIME100 Talks focusing on the Asia-Pacific region

Time: Techland
Jun 16, 2020

Facebook Aims to Help Voters, But Won't Block Misinformation From Politicians
"I believe we should trust voters to make judgments for themselves," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said

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Jun 11, 2020

Sony Finally Reveals the PlayStation 5 Along With Upcoming Games
The electronics giant has finally taken the lid off its much-anticipated successor to the popular PlayStation 4

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Jun 07, 2020

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Talks COVID-19 Response And Change After George Floyd
"Everybody talks about change: everybody wants the other person to change and not change themselves"

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Jun 04, 2020

Google Says Hackers Targeted the Trump and Biden Campaigns
It saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful

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Jun 03, 2020

Snapchat Says It Will Stop ‘Promoting' President Trump
Trump's account will remain active on Snapchat and visible to anyone who searches for or follows it

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May 31, 2020

After Anonymous Promises Retribution for George Floyd's Death, Minneapolis Police Website Shows Signs It Was Hacked
Websites for the police department and the city of Minneapolis were temporarily inaccessible on Saturday

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May 29, 2020

Twitter Flags President Trump's Tweet About Shooting Minneapolis Looters for ‘Glorifying Violence'
Saying that the president's comments about protests in Minneapolis glorified violence and were thus against its rules, the social media company has obscured the offending message on his profile

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May 28, 2020

Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Protections for Social Media Companies Amid Escalating War With Twitter
Trump claimed Twitter's fact checks were "editorial decisions" and amounted to political activism

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May 28, 2020

Yes, Your iPad Can Replace Your Desktop or Laptop. Here Are 5 Things to Know First
Apple's latest iPads are more capable than ever. But getting the most out of them still takes a little extra know-how.

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May 27, 2020

‘We Will Strongly Regulate, or Close Them Down.' Trump Threatens to Shutter Social Media Platforms After Twitter Fact-Checks Him
Trump threatened to 'strongly regulate' social media platforms, claiming they 'silence conservative voices'

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May 26, 2020

In a First, Twitter Adds ‘Unsubstantiated' Warning to 2 of President Trump's Tweets
Trump declared mail-in ballots would be "substantially fraudulent." Twitter said there's "no evidence" of this

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May 20, 2020

Apple and Google Release Smartphone Technology to Notify People of Possible Coronavirus Exposure
th technology to detect when someone who downloaded the app has spent time near another user who later tests positive

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May 18, 2020

3 Stress-Free Ways to Share Your TV or Computer With Your Quarantine Companions
There's no need to fight over who gets the TV tonight

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May 15, 2020

‘It's a Race to the Bottom.' The Coronavirus is Cutting Into Gig Worker Incomes as the Newly Jobless Flood Apps
As companies lay off employees, competition for gig work is soaring, and prices for gigs are dropping.

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May 15, 2020

Taiwanese Chipmaker Plans to Build $12 Billion Factory in Arizona
TSMC said it will start construction of its next major fabrication facility in 2021, to be completed by 2024

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May 12, 2020

Facebook to Pay Content Moderators $52M for Psychological Damages
Third-party contractors said Facebook failed to properly protect against severe psychological injury

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May 11, 2020

Microsoft's Pint-Sized Surface Go 2 Is a Deceptively Cheap Budget Laptop
It's the Spirit Airlines of Windows laptops — the ticket's cheap, but you'll pay for the upgrades

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May 11, 2020

Video Chat Is Helping Us Stay Connected in Lockdown. But the Tech Was Once a ‘Spectacular Flop'
The first video-call technology was demonstrated in 1927, but the idea was largely a failure in the years that followed. Here's why

Time: Techland
May 06, 2020

Google's Slick Pixel Buds Finally Give Android Users the AirPods They Deserve
Comfort, however, can be an issue

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May 05, 2020

Video Games Are a Great Way to Pass the Time and Keep You Connected. Here's How to Get Started
Tips and game suggestions for gaming first-timers and veterans alike

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May 03, 2020

Apple's iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard Are a Good Start — But I Can't Wait for the Next Version
The Magic Keyboard isn't perfect, but it pushes the iPad toward the inevitable future of computing, writes TIME's tech critic

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Apr 30, 2020

Apple Is Making it Way Easier to Unlock Your iPhone While Wearing a Mask
This should be a big help at the grocery store

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Apr 27, 2020

Scammers Could Be After Your Stimulus Check. Here's How to Avoid Them
There's been a spike in scam calls, emails and texts

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Apr 24, 2020

Facebook Is Taking On Zoom With a 50-Person Video Chat Feature
Messenger Rooms will be free for all users, with no time limit

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Apr 24, 2020

Volunteers Are Collecting Tablets for COVID-19 Patients So They Don't Have to Suffer Alone
Groups across the country are putting tablets in the hands of COVID patients so their families can see them, sometimes for the last time

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Apr 23, 2020

Working Out at Home? Here's the Smartest Exercise Gear You Can Use
From yoga apps to an intelligent jumprope

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Apr 23, 2020

I'm Gaming My Way Through Quarantine — and That's Nothing to Feel Guilty About
Video games can fill the productivity and social void in this unusual time

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Apr 22, 2020

Don't Feel Bad if Your Kids Are Gaming More Than Ever. In Fact, Why Not Join Them?
In fact, why not join them?

Time: Techland
Apr 19, 2020

Australia Introduces Plan to Make Google and Facebook Pay for News Content
The coronavirus pandemic has caused a collapse in advertising revenue

Time: Techland
Apr 16, 2020

You've Cleaned Your House, Your Yard and Your Garage. Up Next? Your Computer
Now's the perfect time to get your digital life in order. Here are 5 ways to do exactly that

Time: Techland
Apr 16, 2020

You've Cleaned Your House, Your Yard, and Your Garage. Up Next? Your Computer
Now's the perfect time to get your digital life in order. Here are 5 ways to do exactly that

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Apr 16, 2020

Facebook Is Notifying Users Who Have Shared Coronavirus Misinformation. Could It Do the Same for Politics?
Hoping to stem the torrent of false cures and conspiracy theories about COVID-19, Facebook announced Thursday it would begin informing users globally who have liked, commented on, or shared "harmful" misinformation about the coronavirus, pointing them instead in the direction of a reliable source. Facebook hopes the move will drastically reduce the spread of false…

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Apr 15, 2020

Apple's New iPhone SE Offers Most of the Features at a Fraction of the Price
Apple is seeking to boost sales while consumers wait for the launch of new high-end models with 5G later this year

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Apr 13, 2020

Ditching Zoom? Here Are 10 Video Chat Alternatives You Can Use Instead
There are plenty of other video chat apps you can try

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Apr 11, 2020

These Tech Companies Managed to Eradicate ISIS Content. But They're Also Erasing Crucial Evidence of War Crimes
Filmed by a Syrian opposition soldier riding in the back of a pickup truck, the shaky footage posted to Facebook on Oct. 14 showed Turkish troops walking cheerfully across a rocky plain in northern Syria toward a town that had just been vacated by U.S. forces. It was one in a flurry of videos posted…

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Apr 10, 2020

Apple, Google Announce COVID-19 Smartphone Contact Tracing in Rare Partnership
The tech aims to alert smartphone users if they have come into contact with a person with COVID-19

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Apr 10, 2020

Hong Kong Protesters Spread Democracy Messages on Animal Crossing. Now It's Gone From a Huge Chinese E-Commerce Site
Nintendo's 'Animal Crossing' has been taken down from Taobao, some suspect due to Hong Kong protestors spreading pro-democracy messages on the game

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Apr 09, 2020

How Coronavirus Fears Have Amplified a Baseless But Dangerous 5G Conspiracy Theory
Anxieties over the growing coronavirus pandemic are making people increasingly susceptible to misinformation, with conspiracy theories linking 5G wireless technology to COVID-19 gaining traction in recent weeks. The conspiracy has been spread by celebrities, including Woody Harrelson and John Cusack, as well as lesser known influencers and online trolls. And in the last 10 days,…

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Apr 09, 2020

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Shouldn't Exist — But I'm So Glad it Does
Remaking 'Final Fantasy VII' is like remaking 'Casablanca,' but developer Square Enix pulled it off

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Apr 08, 2020

‘We Learned a Lesson.' Zoom's CEO Wants You to Trust the Company Again
'We learned a lesson,' he said regarding issues with the company's privacy practices

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Apr 07, 2020

The Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Remake Takes a Shot at Resurrecting the Franchise's Weakest Game
Can a more modern approach bring this one back from the dead?

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Apr 03, 2020

Zoom Is Struggling With Security Flaws as Demand for Videoconferencing Spikes
Online trolls have been sneaking into web meetings and disrupting them with profanities and pornography

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Mar 31, 2020

Working From Home? Here Are 8 Ways to Boost Your Internet Speed
We could all use a little boost right now

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Mar 31, 2020

‘Something Needs to Fill That Void.' As Stadiums Go Quiet, Esports Are Having a Moment
Esports viewership is skyrocketing as sports fans desperately seek entertainment amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Mar 29, 2020

Instacart Workers Plan Strike as Coronavirus Makes the Job Riskier
A group called the Gig Workers Collective is calling for a nationwide walk-out

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Mar 27, 2020

Apple's New Powerbeats Are OK, But Design Flaws Keep Them From Greatness
They sound great, but the fit may not be comfortable for all

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Mar 27, 2020

How American Elections Got So Vulnerable—and What We All Can Do Now
TIME spoke with Harri Hursti, the subject of a new HBO documentary, about threats to election security and how to secure our democracy

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Mar 27, 2020

We're Online More Than Ever Right Now. Can the Internet Itself Keep Up?
Expect slower speeds and other issues over the next few weeks

Time: Techland
Mar 23, 2020

I Finished Half-Life: Alyx in 12 Hours and Can't Stop Thinking About It
It's a must-play for anyone with a virtual reality headset

Time: Techland
Mar 19, 2020

COVID-19 Scams Are Everywhere Right Now. Here's How to Protect Yourself
Scammers are using the coronavirus outbreak to try to take advantage of people

Time: Techland
Mar 19, 2020

Doom Eternal Is the Best Doom Game Ever Made, Period
Get ready to protect Earth from the forces of hell once again

Time: Techland
Mar 19, 2020

The Tech That Could Be Our Best Hope for Fighting COVID-19—and Future Outbreaks
The COVID-19 pandemic may be the trial by fire that telemedicine finally needs to prove its worth

Time: Techland
Mar 18, 2020

‘Nobody Wants To Be Alone.' Video Chat Is Having a Moment As Millions Are Isolated
From Italy to Paris to the U.S. and beyond, video chat and other forms of social media are keeping us connected while we isolate to ward off COVID-19

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Mar 18, 2020

Apple's iPad Lineup Is Finally Getting Real, Official Trackpad and Mouse Support
Making the iPad look even more like a fully-fledged computer

Time: Techland
Mar 17, 2020

Facebook Acknowledges an Anti-Spam Bug Is Blocking Coronavirus News
Users are complaining that links to news stories and information related to the virus is being blocked by the company's automated system

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Mar 17, 2020

Here's How to Keep Your Phone Clean — But Keep Washing Your Hands, Too
Experts say hand washing is just as important as phone-cleaning

Time: Techland
Mar 17, 2020

Nintendo's Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is the Game We All Need Right Now
It's the perfect escape from *gestures broadly* all this

Time: Techland
Mar 16, 2020

How Social Media Is Shaping Our Fears of — And Response to — the Coronavirus
Disinformation and anxiety is widespread online — but there are helpers, too

Time: Techland
Mar 16, 2020

‘It Nearly Brings Me to Tears.' 20 Years On, The Sims' Diehard Fans Could Never Let Go
'It nearly brings me to tears thinking about how much this game means to me'

Time: Techland
Mar 16, 2020

Key U.S. Health Agency Suffers Cyberattack During Coronavirus Response
It was apparently meant to impede the country's COVID-19 efforts

Time: Techland
Mar 16, 2020

Alibaba's Jack Ma Sends Boxes of Coronavirus Test Kits and Masks to U.S.
'All the best to our friends in America'

Time: Techland
Mar 15, 2020

As Schools Close Amid Coronavirus Concerns, the Digital Divide Leaves Some Students Behind
From rural America to high-tech urban centers, internet deserts exist

Time: Techland
Mar 13, 2020

The Coronavirus Is Making Us See That It's Hard to Make Remote Work Actually Work
'Typing LOL is not the same as actually laughing out loud.' Even introverts crave some social interaction in the workplace.

Time: Techland
Mar 09, 2020

The Best Single-Player Video Games to Play Right Now
Enjoy some you time with games like Stardew Valley and Alien: Isolation

Time: Techland
Mar 04, 2020

Review: The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Can't Deliver On All the Hype
It's a promising phone, but the camera software isn't up to snuff and we don't need 5G phones yet

Time: Techland
Mar 03, 2020

Why So Many Users Are Furious After Popular Online Stock-Trading App Robinhood Crashed This Week
'When it comes to your money, issues like this are not acceptable'

Time: Techland
Mar 02, 2020

‘This Is Quite a Blow.' The Coronavirus Is Wreaking Havoc on the Video Game Industry
It could result in games never seeing the light of day and new consoles being delayed

Time: Techland
Mar 02, 2020

‘There's No Story That Stays Stable for Too Long.' How Artists Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Confront Modern Anxieties
'There's no story that stays stable for too long'

Time: Techland
Feb 29, 2020

When a Teenager Reportedly Invented a Fake Congressional Candidate, Twitter Verified the Made Up Politician's Account
Twitter verified an account for a fake congressional candidate

Time: Techland
Feb 23, 2020

TSA Stops Employees From Making TikTok Posts
Sen. Chuck Schumer said national security experts have raised concerns about the app

Time: Techland
Feb 22, 2020

Twitter Has Reportedly Suspended 70 Pro-Bloomberg Accounts for Violating Its Platform Manipulation Policy
Twitter said the accounts violated its "rules against platform manipulation and spam"

Time: Techland
Feb 21, 2020

What Internet Speeds Should You Really Be Paying For? Here's How to Decide
Don't overpay for speed you don't need

Time: Techland
Feb 20, 2020

‘Your Workday Is Easier Thanks to His Revolutionary Ideas.' Computer Scientist Who Created ‘Copy' and ‘Paste' Dies
Larry Tesler pioneered concepts that helped make computers more user-friendly

Time: Techland
Feb 20, 2020

How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality
Tucked away in an office on a quiet Los Angeles street, past hallways chockablock with miniature props and movie posters, is a cavernous motion-capture studio. And in that studio is the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1963, on the day Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech. Or rather, it…

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Feb 15, 2020

Over 1,000 Alleged Oracle Employees Have Signed a Petition Demanding Founder Larry Ellison Cancel a Trump Fundraiser
Ellison is the fifth richest person in the U.S.

Time: Techland
Feb 14, 2020

The Spring Cleaning Software You Need to Tidy Up Your Computer (And Keep it That Way)
Nothing sparks joy like emptying out the trash bin on your desktop, after all

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Feb 13, 2020

U.S. Brings New Charges Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei
The new indictment includes charges of racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to steal trade secrets

Time: Techland
Feb 12, 2020

The World's Biggest Mobile Technology Fair Has Been Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears
The decision comes after dozens of tech companies and wireless carriers dropped out of the event

Time: Techland
Feb 12, 2020

Terms Like ‘OK Boomer' Are Hard to Define. This Dictionary Is Trying To Do It Anyway
Dictionaries usually wait years before writing about a new word so that its meaning has time to settle

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