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The new study coincided with Facebook's new initiative to combat climate lies, which civil society groups criticized as "too little, too late."

Analysis Shows Facebook Allows 99% of Climate Disinformation to Go Unchecked

For literally twenty-five years we've thrown billions in subsidies, tax breaks, merger approvals, and regulatory favors at U.S. telecom giants in exchange for the promise of amazing, competitive, ultra-fast, widely-available broadband (and oodles...

Data Again Shows That U.S. Broadband Is Painfully Mediocre | Techdirt

The world's whitest paint has been created in a lab at Purdue, a paint so white that it could eventually reduce the need for air conditioning.

Whitest paint in world created at Purdue, may help curb global warming

A man who the Department of Justice says unlocked nearly 2 million AT&T customers’ phones for a fee over seven years was sentenced to 12 years in prison. It’s not clear if any customer data was compromised.

Man who unlocked nearly 2 million AT&T phones gets 12 years in prison - The Verge

An app created by allies of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny that has drawn the ire of Russian authorities appeared to have been removed from Apple and Google stores Friday ahead of the country’s parliamentary elections this weekend.

Apple, Google remove Navalny app as Russian elections begin | TheHill

Employees reacted with shock and anger after Intuit announced Monday it was buying Mailchimp for around $12 billion in stock and cash.

Wabtec shows off locomotive amid fresh attempt by some lawmakers to slash carbon emissions from rail transport

'Dramatically more powerful': world's first battery-electric freight train unveiled | Pennsylvania | The Guardian

It's the first-ever independent global emissions inventory.

First-ever independent global emissions inventory has surprises - Axios

The UK start-up saving classic cars from the landfill by converting them to electric

The UK start-up saving classic cars from the landfill by converting them to electric | Euronews

How bad is Instagram for the mental health of its teenage users? Facebook knows, but it isn’t sharing its findings with the public, as newly-reported internal studies show.

Instagram internal research: 'We make body image issues worse for one in three teen girls' - The Verge

Hacktivist group Anonymous says that it captured a decade's worth of data from Epik, a web host and domain registrar for the far-right.

Anonymous: Group Alleges It Hacked Far-Right Web Host Epik

It had evidence Instagram was a harmful place for young people - but failed to share its findings.

Facebook under fire over secret teen research - BBC News

The NLRB sues Activision Blizzard for labor violations. This lawsuit comes after the state of California also sued the Call of Duty publisher for enabling rampant sexual harassment.

Activision Blizzard sued again, this time for labor violations - The Verge

Its own in-depth research shows a significant teen mental-health issue that Facebook plays down in public. Part 2 in a series offering an unparalleled look inside the social-media giant’s failings—and its unwillingness or inability to address them.

Privateer will apparently monitor and clean up objects in space, but little else is known about the company yet

Apple co-founder announces private space company to clean up the space debris clogging the planet | The Independent

We've been reporting on Michelin's airless tire technology for more than 16 years now, and the company has finally put them on a demo passenger car for members of the public to experience what this re-invention of the wheel feels like to drive on.

Michelin's airless passenger car tires get their first public outing

An extensive array of research reports, online employee debates and drafts of presentations to senior management, reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, offer an unparalleled look inside the social-media giant’s failings—and its unwillingness or inability to address them.

AMD says when it comes to GPUs sales, gamers are a priority, not crypto miners.

AMD Denies Favoring Miners Over Gamers For Radeon Cards, Claims Supply Will Improve Soon | HotHardware

A Google manager said giving benefits to contract workers in the Netherlands was a "situation we ought to avoid," per The New York Times.


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