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Study looks at how Russian troll farms are politicizing vaccines

Study looks at how Russian troll farms are politicizing vaccines

Tracking the trolls — A possible preview of what's to come for public health issue number one. John Timmer - Apr 1, 2020 10:11 pm UTC Enlarge / Have Russian trolls done a drive-by on vaccines?At this point, it's old news that Russia is intervening in US society in part by using troll farms organized…
Call of Duty games can depict Humvees without a license, says judge

Call of Duty games can depict Humvees without a license, says judge

A New York judge has ruled that publisher Activision isn’t infringing trademark by featuring Humvees in its Call of Duty series. The decision, handed down yesterday, is a mark in favor of game developers depicting actual military equipment to create a sense of realism. Humvee maker AM General sued Activision in 2017, claiming Call of…
“Content network effect” makes TikTok tough to copy

“Content network effect” makes TikTok tough to copy

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Modern meteorology was born 60 years ago today

Modern meteorology was born 60 years ago today

Thank you, space — This was a potent moment for the field of meteorology. Eric Berger - Apr 1, 2020 9:48 pm UTC Enlarge / Image taken on April 1, 1960, by TIROS 1. This was the first television picture of Earth from space.Sixty years ago on this date, April 1, a Thor-Able rocket launched…
Marriott discloses another security breach that may impact over 5 million guests

Marriott discloses another security breach that may impact over 5 million guests

Marriott says a security breach may have exposed the personal information of 5.2 million guests. This marks Marriott’s second data breach in recent years, following a breach in 2018. Personal information such as names, birthdates, and phone numbers may have been taken in the breach, along with language preferences and loyalty account numbers, Marriott says.…
In a significant change, Apple customers can now buy or rent titles directly in the Prime Video app

In a significant change, Apple customers can now buy or rent titles directly in...

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This adorable tiny record maker lets you cut your own 5-inch vinyl singles

This adorable tiny record maker lets you cut your own 5-inch vinyl singles

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YouTube reportedly working on TikTok competitor called Shorts

YouTube reportedly working on TikTok competitor called Shorts

YouTube used to be the cool kid on the block, but then TikTok showed up and everything changed. Now, YouTube is looking to compete directly with the short-form, user-generated content app by reportedly launching its own version called “Shorts.” Shorts will allow people to upload brief videos into a feed inside the mobile app, much…
Hey Robot, the genius game that tests your smart speaker, is now free on the web

Hey Robot, the genius game that tests your smart speaker, is now free on...

Hey Robot, the immensely clever board game from designer Frank Lantz’s Everybody House Games, now has a free digital version on the web for anyone to play. Lantz says he and his collaborators, which include his wife Hilary and his son and daughter-in-law, threw together a “quick & dirty online version of Hey Robot for…
An EU coalition of techies is backing a ‘privacy-preserving’ standard for COVID-19 contacts tracing

An EU coalition of techies is backing a ‘privacy-preserving’ standard for COVID-19 contacts tracing

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