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China’s censors have taken down 13,000 websites in 3 years

It's no secret that China is fond of censorship. Now, however, the country has divulged numbers that give a sense of that crackdown's scale

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Four wild new Sony phones rumored for 2018 release

A new set of Sony phones might change the companys fortunes with full-body displays and under-screen fingerprint readers. That is, if these images prove to be indicative of actual products. While a surprising number of blogs are reporting the images you see here as photographic proof of the existence of these devices, we’re not quite so ready to take these … Continue reading

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Galaxy S9’s release date is its most shocking surprise

There’s been a lot of talk about the Galaxy S9 thus far, and hearing about a new flagship well ahead of its launch is nothing out of the ordinary. As it turns out, we may not be as far away from the launch of the Galaxy S9 as we once thought. Though Samsung typically aims for a spring launch for … Continue reading

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EFF tool tells your members of Congress to fight for net neutrality

The FCC may be bent on killing net neutrality, but that doesn't mean you have to stay silent or offer mostly symbolic protests. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has created a web tool that makes it easy to ask your members of Congress to fight for...

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Federal report says humans are the cause of climate change

Today, over a dozen federal agencies released the Climate Science Special Report, which is a product of the National Climate Assessment -- a congressionally mandated review that takes place every four years. In it, hundreds of scientists from dozens...

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Google pulls Russian news organization RT from preferred program

Amidst the news about Russian advertisements on Facebook and accounts on Twitter, as well as increased scrutiny over the nation’s meddling in the US election via online platforms, Google has decided to remove the news organization Russia Today (RT) from Google Preferred.

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Facebook: 10 million people saw Russian political ads

Approximately 10 million people saw the ads a Russia-based organization bought on Facebook to sow political discord in the US. That's one of the things the social network has revealed in a post talking about the 3,000 Russia-linked advertisements it...

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On The Handmaid’s Tale Finale, the Fall of Gilead Begins With a Dropped Stone

The first season of The Handmaid’s Tale has come to a close, and I feel like the latest episode (and what it promises for the future) can be summed up by none other than T.S. Eliot: “This is the way the world ends.

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Chris Cornell’s Last Tweet Shows Just How Surprising His Death Was Last Night at 52

When a celebrity dies unexpectedly, there’s a strange new ritual that fans partake in as we remember the person’s contributions to our lives. We scour the internet for the social media posts for a glimpse of their last moments. In the case of Chris Cornell, the lead singer for Soundgarden who died last night at the… Read more...

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Following Comey’s Firing, Lawmakers Call for Independent Russia Investigation [Updated]

“I simply said to him, ‘Mr.

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