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Twitter, With Accounts Linked to Russia, to Face Congress Over Role in Election

Since last month, researchers at the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a bipartisan initiative of the German Marshall Fund, a public policy research group in Washington, have been publicly tracking 600 Twitter accounts — human users and suspected bots alike — ...

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Lyft Adds Ford to Its List of Self-Driving Car Partners

At the same time, Lyft has also opened a new self-driving research facility in Palo Alto, Calif., and plans to recruit new engineering and autonomous vehicle researchers to develop its own autonomous vehicle technology. Lyft must be careful that it ...

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Nintendo’s Super NES Classic Edition Is Nostalgia, Revisited

Here’s a taste of what Caroline and I experienced playing the Super NES Classic Edition. Installing the System The console is easy to set up: Just plug it into a TV via the included HDMI cable. After that, I had ...

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State of the Art: When Tech Disrupts Wealth and Stability, ‘Angels’ May Be Solution

Its companies — especially the Frightful Five of Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft, which employ a select and privileged few — look poised to systematically gut much of the rest of the economy. And while Silicon Valley’s technologies could ...

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Tech Tip: Fitting Your Photos on Instagram

Photo Instagram crops photos into the square format unless you tap the gray arrow button in the bottom-left corner to change the picture dimensions, but the service also has standards for overall picture resolution and aspect ratio. Credit The New ...

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Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, the general manager of Uber Montreal, said on Tuesday that the company could not accept the government’s plan to increase the minimum training for Uber drivers to 35 hours, up from 20 hours. The higher level matches the ...

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Tech Firms Add $300 Million to Trump Administration’s Computer Science Push

The companies have said that donating money, technology and volunteers to schools is often the only way to fill gaps in American school systems’ STEM offerings. Half of all schools in the country with students in kindergarten through 12th grade, ...

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Twitter to Test Doubling Tweet Length to 280 Characters

This is a small change, but a big move for us. 140 was an arbitrary choice based on the 160 character SMS limit. Proud of how thoughtful the team has been in solving a real problem people have when trying ...

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As Google Fights Fake News, Voices on the Margins Raise Alarm

“They’re really skating on thin ice,” said Michael Bertini, a search strategist at iQuanti, a digital marketing agency. “They’re controlling what users see. If Google is controlling what they deem to be fake news, I think that’s bias.” Despite Google’s ...

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Coming Soon to AMC Theaters: Virtual Reality Experiences

The AMC deal, which brings total investment in Dreamscape to more than $ 40 million, calls for up to six Dreamscape locations to open over the next 18 months. Some will be inside existing AMC theaters, and some will be ...

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