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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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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NASA: le projet Artemis encouragé par le gouvernement américain est dévoilé

NASA:  le projet Artemis encouragé par le gouvernement américain est dévoilé

Encouragé par le gouvernement Trump, la NASA ambitionne de réaliser son projet Artemis d'ici 2028. Au programme, 37 missions, dont une base lunaire : « Lunar Gateway ». Read more ...

GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open source contributors

GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open source contributors

GitHub today launched Sponsors , a new tool that lets you give financial support to open source developers. Developers will be able to opt into having a “Sponsor me” button on... Read more ...

Tor Browser est désormais disponible en version stable sur Android

Tor Browser est désormais disponible en version stable sur Android

Tor Browser est un navigateur permettant de surfer de manière anonyme et sécurisée. Disponible en version alpha depuis quelque temps, il arrive aujourd'hui en version stable Read more ...

Beautystack raises £4M seed to help beauty professionals become financially...

Beautystack raises £4M seed to help beauty professionals become financially independent

Beautystack , the London startup that's creating a beauty professional booking app with heavy focus on social, has quietly picked up £4 million in seed funding led by Index... Read more ...

Qualcomm is a monopoly, has to renegotiate deals, US Court rules

Qualcomm is a monopoly, has to renegotiate deals, US Court rules

A dispute between the Federal Trade Commission in the United States and chip-maker Qualcomm ended with a win for the FTC. The court ruled that Qualcomm must stop its practices... Read more ...

Amazon is letting its warehouse staff play video games while they work

Amazon is letting its warehouse staff play video games while they work

Amazon is letting its warehouse staff play video games while they work. The games have been specially designed to inject some fun into the daily grind and, of course, to... Read more ...

Acer Nitro 5 and Swift 3 updates bring 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 7 to the fold

Acer Nitro 5 and Swift 3 updates bring 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 7 to the fold

It's been quite a while since Acer updated its Nitro 5 gaming laptop and its Swift 3 thin-and-light notebook but now that it is, it's making quite a bit change. Granted, these... Read more ...

Fujifilm's GFX 100 is a medium format camera that performs like a mirrorless

Fujifilm's GFX 100 is a medium format camera that performs like a mirrorless

Fujifilm has just officially announced its next medium format camera, the GFX 100. The latest GFX, the new model joins the GFX 50S and GFX 50R, released in 2016 and 2018... Read more ...

Neato Botvac D6 robot vacuum gets a big $330 price cut through Memorial Day

Neato Botvac D6 robot vacuum gets a big $330 price cut through Memorial Day

Neato is one of our favorite robot vacuum manufacturers besides iRobot, which has all but become the industry's standard for quality. We've just been alerted to a special sale... Read more ...

Riot Games and Tencent are developing League of Legends for mobile devices

Riot Games and Tencent are developing League of Legends for mobile devices

Sources have revealed a collaboration between Tencent and Riot Games that will see a mobile version of League of Legends developed. Tencent owns Riot Games and also developed... Read more ...