Twitter publishes over 10 million tweets linked to election meddling

Twitter publishes over 10 million tweets linked to election meddling
Twitter has previously cracked down on accounts linked to election interference campaigns and provided snippets of their tweets, but now it's flinging the gates wide open. The social network has published data sets with over 10 million tweets from 4,…
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Scribd's latest reading bundle includes The New York Times

Scribd's latest reading bundle includes The New York Times
Scribd's news push last year wasn't a one-off. In an effort to snag more media junkies, the all-you-can-read-service is partnering with The New York Times on a new bundle. The fresh plan gives new users access to Scribd along with a Times subscriptio…
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Skydio's follow-me drone takes commands from your Apple Watch

Skydio's follow-me drone takes commands from your Apple Watch
Skydio's highly autonomous R1 drone is already mostly hands-free. Now, however, you might not need something in your hands even when you do take control. It's releasing an Apple Watch app for the R1 that offers basic control in those moments when y…
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Tesla buys the land it needs for its Shanghai Gigafactory

Tesla buys the land it needs for its Shanghai Gigafactory
Tesla has secured an 860,000 square meter plot of land in Shanghai for its first overseas Gigafactory after signing an agreement with the local government. The EV-maker confirmed the purchase on Chinese social media, complete with pics from the signi…
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Google's Chrome now lets you unlink your web and browser sign-ins

Google's Chrome now lets you unlink your web and browser sign-ins
If one of the things you hate about Chrome 69 is how logging into Gmail automatically links your account to the browser, you may want to download the latest update. Chrome 70 is now available for download, and it will give you a way to access Google…
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Sony brings its 100 percent renewable energy goal forward a decade

Sony brings its 100 percent renewable energy goal forward a decade
Just a month after Sony announced its plans to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, the tech company has brought forward its US goal by a decade, to 2030. Sony currently sources just 25 percent of its energy in th…
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Verizon launches a new generation of its kid-tracking wearable

Verizon launches a new generation of its kid-tracking wearable
Your kid almost certainly doesn't need a smartwatch, but you can still strap one to them if you want. Verizon has expanded its dormant lineup of GizmoKids wearables with the GizmoWatch—the first of the bunch to offer 4G LTE.
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MIT's AI can identify breast cancer risk as reliably as a radiologist

MIT's AI can identify breast cancer risk as reliably as a radiologist
Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the US. There are multiple factors involved in developing the disease, but one issue is dense breast tissue. Some 40 percent of US women have dense breast tissue, which alone increases the risk of breast ca…
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Google's latest Gboard stickers celebrate American Sign Language

Google's latest Gboard stickers celebrate American Sign Language
One of the benefits of using Google's Gboard, aside from predictive emojis and GIF searches, is the cute animated stickers. Sure, most of them are fun and silly, but there are a few that carry deeper meaning. One example is a recently released sticke…
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