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Fixing Fake News Won’t Fix Journalism

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Fixing Fake News Won’t Fix Journalism

Scammers have become a scapegoat for the ailing press. What we really need is a deeper fix. 1,832 more words

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You Are the Target of Today’s Cyberwars

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You Are the Target of Today’s Cyberwars

A Microsoft executive argues that civilians bear the brunt of hostile countries’ cyberattacks, and need protections. 1,093 more words

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Prepare to Obsess Over the Future of Home Wifi

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Prepare to Obsess Over the Future of Home Wifi

Eero, Plume, and others want you to become connoisseurs of your own data. 1,815 more words

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Syrian History Is Unfolding on WhatsApp

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Syrian History Is Unfolding on WhatsApp

Social media is offering a lifeline for fractured families — and a window into the refugee crisis. 1,906 more words

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Congrats, Founder, You’re Joining the Sixers!

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Congrats, Founder, You’re Joining the Sixers!

With their abysmal on-court record, the Philadelphia 76ers have decided to pivot — to investing in startups. 2,037 more words

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How Airbnb Stopped Playing Nice

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How Airbnb Stopped Playing Nice

For years, Airbnb was the friendly foil to Uber. But when the stakes got higher, it learned to fight. 2,521 more words

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We Need Techies to Work for Trump

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We Need Techies to Work for Trump

When the president calls, you serve. But what if he’s Trump?

The day after Donald J. 849 more words

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