Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:56 PM EST
Los Angeles Times
Register UK - 1 hour ago
Google, you're doing a heck of a job
How a survivor of the Florida school shooting became the victim of an online conspiracy Washington Post
Conspiracy theories about Florida school shooting survivors have gone mainstream Los Angeles Times
YouTube Boosted a Conspiracy Theory Video About a Florida Shooting Survivor Because It Contained a Real News Clip April Glaser Slate
Slate - 11 hours ago
Because electric vehicles are about to boom, and a car battery needs a lot more cobalt than an iPhone.
Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies: sources Reuters
Electric car boom prompts Apple to get serious about securing cobalt Ars Technica
Apple is in talks to buy cobalt directly from mines for iPhones New York Post
Gizmodo - 6 hours ago
This month, more than a million keyboard-wielding, moderately frustrated change.org users petitioned Snapchat to roll back its big redesign—the one Snap delicately introduced over the course of a few months and said would be “disruptive.” Miraculously, this petition has achieved something, albeit on the smallest of scales.
Snapchat responds to users critical of redesign: 'We hear you' CNN
Snap has a new message for all the Snapchat redesign haters Mashable
Snapchat promises update after users balk at redesign Reuters
Register UK - 24 minutes ago
Complainant criticised infamous James Damore memo and many other nasties on Google's internal social networks
A software developer says Google fired him because he spoke... SF Gate
A software developer who identifies as transgender, disabled and queer says Google fired him because he spoke out against harassment Business Insider
Ex-engineer sues Google, saying he was fired for condemning diversity memo Guardian UK
CNN - 5 hours ago
In a bid to cripple spam bots on its platform, Twitter says users will not be allowed to post identical or substantially similar content across multiple accounts at once.
Twitter suspends thousands of suspected bot accounts, and the pro-Trump crowd is furious Washington Post
Kylie Jenner slams Snap redesign on Twitter, then Twitter bots pile on CNBC
Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories Reuters
Bloomberg - 6 hours ago
The operator of a now-defunct cryptocurrency investment platform was charged with lying to U.S. regulators to hide the fact that hackers stole more than 6,000 of his customers’ Bitcoins.
Cryptocurrency Exchanges Accidentally Drops Bitcoin Price To Zero International Business Times
Bitcoins for free? Japanese cryptocurrency exchange lands in hot water again Reuters
Litecoin: The Bitcoin rival whose price has risen five times faster than its big brother Telegraph UK
New York Times
New York Times - 13 hours ago
Some Facebook executives still seem more interested in defending themselves from criticism than owning their mistakes related to the 2016 election.
The Facebook executive who recently weighed in on the government's Russia investigation has now reportedly expressed regret for his comments. Fox News
Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts. By CADE METZ New York Times
3D posts on Facebook just got a lot better Mashable
CNBC - 8 hours ago
New report from 26 technology experts issues dire warning about the potential of malicious artificial intelligence.
Full article AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn BBC News
NEW WORLD DISORDER Boffins warn of rogue AIs, hijacked drones and 'superhuman hacking' Irish Sun
Growth of AI could boost cybercrime and security threats, report warns Guardian UK
Gizmodo - 1 hour ago
We’ve seen a handful of deals on LG’s OLED TVs for around $1500 (55") and $2200 ($65"), but if you don’t mind buying a refurb, Woot has the best prices we’ve ever seen today, by no small margin.
Kinja Deals Gizmodo
Temenos agrees 1.4 billion pounds deal for Fidessa, activist Elliott enters Reuters
sim sale The best SIM only deals you can get right now Irish Sun
International Business Times
International Business Times - 17 hours ago
Google's Android P update will strengthen smartphone security by blocking idle background apps from accessing the smartphone camera and microphone.
Android P may prevent background apps from accessing your camera Mashable
WhatsApp cofounder invests $50 million into messaging app Signal CNN
Public transit app Moovit raises $50 million in round led by Intel Reuters