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CIA Puts Almost 12 Million Declassified Files Online for the First Time

(THE VERGE) – The CIA has put almost 12 million pages of its records online, allowing anyone with an internet connection to browse 50 years worth of declassified intelligence reports,

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How Japan’s AI Schoolgirl Fell Into a Suicidal Depression

(RocketNews24) – October 2016 – The Microsoft-created artificial intelligence leaves a troubling message ahead of acting debut.   Back in the spring, Microsoft Japan started Twitter and Line accounts for Rinna, an AI

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Facebook is Censoring Posts in Thailand that the Government has Deemed Unsuitable

(TECH CRUNCH) – For millions of people, Facebook is the internet — but many of those who rely on the social network for news and views may not be aware that Facebook isn’t

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Inside Facebook’s First Efforts to Rain Internet from the Sky

(WIRED) – STANDING ON THE roof of the Facebook lab in Woodland Hills, California, I can’t see the airplane I’m looking for. It’s too small and too far away. So

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This Is the Year Donald Trump Kills Net Neutrality

(WIRED) – 2015 WAS THE year the Federal Communications Commission grew a spine. And 2017 could be the year that spine gets ripped out.  By Klint Finley Over the past

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‘Aspiring Weatherman’ Allegedly Starts Forest Fire for Facebook Views

(GIZMODO) – An aspiring internet weatherman in eastern Kentucky was recently arrested on second-degree arson charges after authorities say he intentionally started a wildfire, the Associated Press reports. According to

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Mark Zuckerberg Says Fake Facebook News Had No Impact on Election

(GIZMODO) – On Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disputed the suggestion that hoax news stories circulating on the social network affected the outcome of this year’s election, characterizing claims otherwise

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How Facebook Can Escape the Echo Chamber

(TECH CRUNCH) – Facebook may have built an influence so large that it’s cracking under the weight of the power and influence of its News Feed.  By Anna Escher (@annaescher) Mark

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Google Seeks Airspace Access for Internet Balloons

(RTÉ News) – Google, which is hoping to beam the internet to remote areas of the world via balloon, went before the UN’s aviation agency to ask member states to

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WikiLeaks Plans to Release Documents on US Election and Google Over the Next Ten Weeks

(THE VERGE) – WikiLeaks plans to release documents pertaining to Google and the US electoral system over the next ten weeks, the organization announced today. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange announced

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