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Rep. Poe goes for political theater: I have an iPhone. If I move over to sit next to my Democratic colleagues, whic…
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Finally. Checks watch. 1 1/2 hours after this hearing began, Rep. Johnson asks about Google social network Google P…
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Here's what one Google foe told me before the hearing: "For [Congress] to be mean to him, it looks like beating up…
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NYT's Morning Briefing newsletter on our investigation of women being killed by intimate partners. There's an impor…
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Slate’s union has voted to authorize a strike, in part because management has refused to budge on its demand that w…
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Rep. Smith: Will you allow an independent party study Google search results to determine the degree if any of polit…
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The crux of the question is whether people with Android devices can completely avoid sending data to Google.

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Follow @issielapowsky, who is watching today's House hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai https://t.co/I6ejQ8bgpi

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New York Rep. Jerry Nadler, the next leader of the House Judiciary Committee, denounces "the fantasy dreamed up by…
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At GOP controlled @HouseJudiciary Committee hearing with @Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Much of this hearing will be stupid and a waste of time. Why? Because the…
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Alex Jones storms through the hallways outside the google ceo hearing chanting “Google is Evil!!” When a police officer told him to quiet down, he says Sundar…
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Digital platforms. Why the ACCC's proposals for Google and Facebook matter big time
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released the preliminary report of its Digital Platforms Inquiry , and Google and Facebook won’t be…
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Verizon writes down $5b of its $10b investment in Yahoo and Aol. https://t.co/NTmSKVbKOM Attention: Disney, Comcast, AT&T

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Then he goes straight after Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act which protects online companies from liab…
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On the bright side, AOL once had to take a $54 billion write-down (AOL Time Warner circa 2002). So this is really not that bad! https://t.co/dIMMLbtd2M via…
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Verizon to take $6.7bn hit on Oath writedown and planned lay-offs https://t.co/zOuTaAAsFH

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AOL -> Verizon (2015): $4.4bn
Yahoo -> Verizon (2016): $4.5bn

Oath writedown (2018): $4.6bn https://t.co/45eylKiaYr

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He finishes with: "We need to know that Google is on the side of the Free World, and that it will provide its servi…
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Hearing opens with Kevin McCarthy who, in special appearance, tells Sundar Pichai that there is a "widening gap bet…
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Very insightful (though not terribly hopeful) observations on the downfall of digital media, as seen in the spectac…
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He philandered, meandered, wandered and cheated.
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Alex Jones storms through the hallways outside the google ceo hearing chanting “Google is Evil!!” When a police off…
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Former students bring 40 years of misconduct allegations by SMTD professor
The University of Michigan hired Stephen Shipps as an associate professor of music on Sept. 1, 1989. Since then, he has had a successful academic career at the…
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Google also did this a day before Pichai's appearance before Congress --> Google Accelerates Google+ Shutdown Following New Privacy Mishap…
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He was on retainer for Universal for a million dollars a year under the name Barry Watson.

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Vladimir Nabokov was a college professor to both Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thomas Pynchon

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That @time magazine person of the year thing gets dumber and dumber every year.

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Two weeks have passed since @guardian claimed Manafort visited Assange 3 times in the Embassy. No media outlet has confirmed; no evidence has emerged;…
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Google also did this a day before Pichai's appearance before Congress --> Google Accelerates Google+ Shutdown Follo…
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Exclusive: Cheddar to launch in mixed reality on Magic Leap devices https://t.co/geF6glHuxA

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"Sacramento-based newspaper publisher The McClatchy Co. will consolidate the design and copy editing functions of its 30 newspapers across the country into a…
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Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
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Verizon writes down $5b of its $10b investment in Yahoo and Aol. Attention: Disney, Comcast, AT&T
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1/2Those outlets that fail will do so for many reasons. Failure to move quickly to reduce cost, inability to fulfill investor requirements, outdated revenue…
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Trump is a facebook algorithm somehow soldered together out of vacuum tubes and shit

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The thing is, the best way to understand Theresa May’s predicament is to imagine that 52 percent of Britain had voted that the government should build a…
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11. Here's Google's leaked audio of Google's lobbying team justifying their funding of the far-right conference CPAC, saying hey this helped us get…
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1. Today it's all about Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, the committee that handles antitrust. Hearing starts at 10am.…
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The NYT Food section is basically a bot that combines random food items and preparation methods and then makes some poor staff photographer take pictures of…
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See also @mathewi in CJR, here: https://t.co/6Zw2qCcjjM

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i've seen varied reactions to @ezraklein's grappling with his past reporting on Paul Ryan & his current feelings about his legacy...but this kind of public…
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And now for a Brexit update. pic.twitter.com/lVU3e6JyCU

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Oxford Internet Institute finds evidence of “formally organized social media manipulation campaigns” in 48 countries in 2018. It’s big business too - $500m…
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Verizon's Oath business unit (home of HuffPost and Yahoo) is in trouble, per new SEC filing. Company initiating a f…
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And there you have it. As close to calling bullshit as you'll get. Super Micro says that third-party investigators…
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Another forgotten woman computer pioneer. "There would be no Bill Gates, no Steve Jobs, no internet, no word proces…
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The Louisiana Museum of Art just outside Copenhagen is called that because the founder of the museum…
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Pope Stephen VI so hated his dead predecessor, Pope Formosus, that he ordered the exhumation of his…
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Chic wrote the hit disco bop “Le Freak” after being denied entrance to the infamous Studio 54 in NYC…
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This WIRED piece wins the news dump before Sundar Pichai’s hearing tomorrow.

TL;DR - Per leaked audio, Google DC w…
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