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Alex Jones claims he's being silenced as bans push him to alternate platforms

7 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Removals from Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Apple haven't slowed his posting, but the Infowars founder is appealing to the president Alex Jones says he's being silenced - but he isn't shutting up and you can still listen to him. The right wing provocateur's Infowars was banished from most of the web's farthest-reaching platforms this week - sending him scrambling to find other ways to get his message out, and appealing to Donald Trump for a rescue from the companies he casts as big tech villains. Related: Does the banning of Alex Jones signal a new era of big tech responsibility? Related...
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Why Facebook banned Alex Jones - and Twitter didn't

Why Facebook banned Alex Jones - and Twitter didn't

7 days ago   |   By The Verge

On one hand, we spent maybe too much time this week on the question of whether one person should lose access to his social media accounts. On the other hand, it's a question that illuminates some of the central tensions that led me to start this newsletter. How can social media be used to do harm? Can tech companies effectively rein in their worst users? Also, what the hell is Twitter's deal?
Will Oremus tries to answer the latter question with some reporting on what people inside Twitter are saying about Alex Jones. He offers a handful of theories on the company's paralyzed, contradictory...
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Netflix cancels its talk shows starring Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale

Netflix cancels its talk shows starring Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale

Netflix has canceled The Break With Michelle Wolf and The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale; neither of the talk shows will make it to a second season. Their brief runs are the... Read more ...

Amazon pourrait disposer de sa propre chaîne de salles obscures

Amazon pourrait disposer de sa propre chaîne de salles obscures

Une nouvelle acquisition pour le géant américain? Peut-être bien... Read more ...

Google rolls back Android Messages to old design and removes dark mode

Google rolls back Android Messages to old design and removes dark mode

On Thursday, it looked as though Google was starting to roll out a redesigned version of its vital Android Messages app. The update featured some visual changes like getting... Read more ...

L'approbation actuelle des jeux vidéo par la Chine énerve Tencent

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Suite à de nombreuses réformes administratives, Tencent se voit en difficulté. Read more ...

Amazon aims to challenge Spotify, Apple Music in streaming

Amazon aims to challenge Spotify, Apple Music in streaming

Spotify and Apple Music are easily the number one and two players in the streaming music market, respectively, and while Amazon offers plenty of quick and easy access to music... Read more ...

Discounted MacBook Pros, Amazon devices, and a GTX 1080 Ti bundle are this...

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This upcoming week feels like the last big back to school push from retailers. We're seeing Amazon devices drop down to near-Prime Day 2018 prices. Bose noise-canceling... Read more ...

IOS 12 devrait avoir droit à son jailbreak d'après Nullpixel

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L'homme est plutôt sûr de la réussite de son entreprise avec sa team Electra. Read more ...

The Morning After: Your weekend edition

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Hey, good morning! Welcome to your weekend. This week included our full review of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9, Google's opaque location tracking and just a lot of bad news for... Read more ...

Relive the glory days of arcade games with hot deals on Arcade1Up cabinets

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Looking for a way to enjoy classic arcade games the right way? The new Arcade1Up machines have you covered. They're surprisingly affordable, too, with an MSRP of $400, but if... Read more ...

Far Cry 5: Un teaser et une date de sortie pour le DLC Dead Living Zombies

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Préparez-vous à dérouiller du zombie dans la nouvelle extension de Far Cry 5! Read more ...