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  1. When Trading in Bitcoin, Keep the Tax Man in MindJanuary 20,2018 @ 01:06 AM
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    New York TImes

    The virtual currency has enjoyed a spectacular rise in value, but there are important tax implications. Here’s a guide.

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  2. Executive Behind Facebook’s China Charm Campaign Is OutJanuary 20,2018 @ 01:05 AM
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    New York TImes

    Facebook’s lead liaison with Beijing has left the company without getting the social network access to China’s huge internet market.

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  3. Google CEO Sundar Pichai doesn't regret firing James Damore - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 09:32 PM
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    CNET

    After accidentally turning Damore into a conservative hero, Google execs say the former employee violated company rules. Period.

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  4. NSA surveillance programs live on, in case you hadn't noticed - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 09:12 PM
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    CNET

    Lawmakers renew spy programs that collect massive amounts of global communications with little fuss. Privacy advocates say secrecy led to limited debate.

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  5. Can Software Predict Crime? Maybe So, but No Better Than a HumanJanuary 19,2018 @ 09:12 PM
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    New York TImes

    A study published in Science Advances suggests that amateurs are about as accurate as the Compas software that many judges use to inform their decisions.

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  6. Twitter says Russian propaganda more widespread than estimated - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 08:32 PM
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    CNET

    The social network will email more than 600,000 users in the US who saw tweets from Russian-linked accounts during 2016 election.

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  7. Google CEO Sundar Pichai doesn't regret firing James Damore - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 08:32 PM
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    CNET

    After accidentally turning Damore into a conservative hero, Google execs say the former employee violated company rules. Period.

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  8. SpaceX might fire up Falcon Heavy's 27 engines Monday - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 08:01 PM
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    CNET

    Elon Musk's next big thing will get fully lit up for the first time as soon as next week.

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  9. Acura RDX's chief engineer breaks down what's new and hot for us - RoadshowJanuary 19,2018 @ 08:00 PM
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    CNET

    Stephen Frey stopped by the Roadshow stage at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show to talk to Tim Stevens and Brian Cooley about the newly unveiled Acura RDX prototype.

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  10. Twitter says 50,000 Russia-linked accounts tweeted during 2016 US presidential electionJanuary 19,2018 @ 07:59 PM
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    ZDNet

    The company is emailing 677,775 users who either followed, retweeted or liked a tweet from the more than 50,000 Russia-linked election bots.

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  11. Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of NewsJanuary 19,2018 @ 07:54 PM
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    New York TImes

    Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.

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  12. Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of NewsJanuary 19,2018 @ 07:54 PM
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    New York TImes

    Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.

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  13. Your Weekly Attenborough: Ctenocheloides attenboroughiJanuary 19,2018 @ 07:10 PM
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    Discover Magazine

    Some species are so rare, so secluded or timid that they flit through our consciousness like a ghost. Perhaps they're known from no more than a single specimen, others, undoubtedly, exist only in the hazy halls of rumor. The diversity of life is too great for us, a single species, to pin every bit of biodiversity under the spotlight of science. Take as an example the ghost shrimp, Ctenocheloides attenboroughi (click through for a picture). The species is known from a single individual, fo

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  14. Get to know the CNET family: Q&A with Katie Collins - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 07:00 PM
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    CNET

    Meet our UK reporter who loves CNET so much she worked for our site twice!

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  15. Tim Cook: I keep my tween nephew away from social networks - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:46 PM
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    CNET

    Commentary: Speaking to students in the UK, the Apple CEO also says learning coding is more important than learning a foreign language.

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  16. Facebook will ask us to decide what's 'high quality' news - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:45 PM
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    CNET

    To curb "misinformation and polarization," Facebook will prioritize news from "trustworthy" publishers -- and its users will decide who's trustworthy.

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  17. A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.January 19,2018 @ 06:39 PM
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    New York TImes

    With 218 places missing the cut for Amazon’s second headquarters, cities like Ottawa and Tucson were left to absorb the same result as “the longest of long shots.”

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  18. For Mars, NASA Is Thinking NuclearJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:35 PM
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    Discover Magazine

    Everyone knows NASA has a tough job. Slipping “the surly bonds of Earth” is just the beginning for them. And while getting to the moon, and even Mars, is technically possible right now, one of the biggest problems remains finding and using a decent power source. So why not use nuclear power? Nuclear Know-how No, really. A small nuclear reactor might be the perfect solution, in addition to being pretty safe and clean. Nuclear power, unlike the weaponry, is actually one of the safest

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  19. Q Acoustics M2 review - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:29 PM
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    CNET

    The Q Acoustics M2 is a decent sound base that offers vocal clarity -- but not enough oomph.

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  20. Facebook will ask us to decide what's 'high quality' news - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:27 PM
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    CNET

    To curb "misinformation and polarization," Facebook will prioritize news from "trustworthy" publishers -- and its users will decide who's trustworthy.

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  21. Photo format from Google and Mozilla could leave JPEG in the dust - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:12 PM
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    CNET

    Apple's got one idea for next-gen photo technology, but a rival approach based on the new AV1 video compression tech could go a step further.

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  22. The Globe’s stars and dogs for the weekJanuary 19,2018 @ 06:01 PM
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    The Globe & Mail

    A humorous look at the companies that caught our eye, for better or worse, this week

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  23. Tell us how you feel about 2018January 19,2018 @ 06:00 PM
    Source:
    Washington Technology

    Will the GovCon market rise or fall in 2018? Where is your company investing? What are your customers asking for? These are among the questions we are asking in our Contractor Confidence and 2018 Outlook survey. Take the survey and share your insights.

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  24. Amazons adds voice control to Alexa app for AndroidJanuary 19,2018 @ 05:59 PM
    Source:
    ZDNet

    Amazon's Alexa app can now do more than just control your Echo. An iOS app update is also planned.

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  25. Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of NewsJanuary 19,2018 @ 05:43 PM
    Source:
    New York TImes

    Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.

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  26. Facebook to rank news sources on trustworthiness, will emphasize local outlets: Zuckerberg January 19,2018 @ 05:15 PM
    Source:
    The Globe & Mail

    The move is likely to send shockwaves through the media landscape in nearly every country

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  27. Facebook to change News Feed to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ sources: ZuckerbergJanuary 19,2018 @ 05:15 PM
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    The Globe & Mail

    CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on Facebook that the social media network would be surveying its users to determine which news sources “are broadly trusted”

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  28. General Motors Canada to fund women, girls in STEMJanuary 19,2018 @ 05:09 PM
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    The Globe & Mail

    Company announces $1.8-million donation for scholarships and other supports

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  29. Apple MacBook Air review - CNETJanuary 19,2018 @ 05:04 PM
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    CNET

    When the Apple MacBook Air was introduced ten years ago, it was different than anything we'd seen before.

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  30. Why Star Wars Space Nazis Shun Killer RobotsJanuary 19,2018 @ 04:50 PM
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    Discover Magazine

    Star Wars films tend to dwell upon space fantasy adventures that mix starships with space wizards wielding laser swords in a galaxy far, far away. Despite that focus, a number of Star Wars films also happen to feature another staple of science fiction: killer robots. Fictional killer robots often represent either the agents of greater villains or the primary existential threat to humanity in many science fiction films. Iconic Star Wars villains such as Darth Vader and Kylo Ren woul...[more]

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  31. AT&T prevails in fight for classified NSA IT contractJanuary 19,2018 @ 04:34 PM
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    Washington Technology

    GAO has rejected a bid protest by DXC Technologies that clears the way for AT&T to take over part of NSA's classified IT infrastructure work.

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  32. Best shows on Netflix (January 2018): 60 fantastic Netflix seriesJanuary 19,2018 @ 04:31 PM
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    TechRadar

    Make sure you are getting the best out of your account with our ultimate Netflix TV guide - including the whole of Friends!

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  33. Apple hires data science team from Silicon Valley startupJanuary 19,2018 @ 04:23 PM
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    ZDNet

    Apple confirms a few dozen people joined from Silicon Valley Data Science, but didn't acquire it.

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  34. Google, Amazon Among IT Giants Backing Microsoft in Supreme Court CaseJanuary 19,2018 @ 04:15 PM
    Source:
    eWeek

    Major technology companies, lawmakers and media organizations rally behind Microsoft in a U.S. Supreme Court case with implications for the cloud computing market.

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  35. Audi Smart Energy Network pilot has EVs assisting the grid - RoadshowJanuary 19,2018 @ 04:07 PM
    Source:
    CNET

    Instead of taxing a local grid, Audi's cars could help bolster it.

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