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Wall Street Journal: Filmmaker George Lucas, Wife Mellody Hobson Seek Control of Ebony, Jet Archives

Wall Street Journal: Filmmaker George Lucas, Wife Mellody Hobson Seek Control of Ebony, Jet Archives. “Businesswoman Mellody Hobson and her husband, filmmaker George Lucas, are seeking to take control of Ebony and Jet magazines’ archives, a collection of thousands of pictures and recordings chronicling about 70 years of African-American life and culture that includes original photos of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Muhammad Ali and Maya Angelou.” Tell you the truth I’ve been fretting about the fate of this photo archive. 16 more words

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The Japan Times: The Japan Times Archives expanded to include The Japan Advertiser 1913-1940

The Japan Times: The Japan Times Archives expanded to include The Japan Advertiser 1913-1940. “The Japan Times, Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. President: Mr. Takeharu Tsutsumi) has added new content — The Japan Advertiser (1913-1940) — to its digital archives, The Japan Times Archives (1897-2018). 78 more words

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Google Blog: A new way to find work-from-home (or wherever) opportunities

Google Blog: A new way to find work-from-home (or wherever) opportunities. “Whether you’re a parent needing more flexibility or someone looking for the freedom to work wherever you’d like, a work from home job might meet your lifestyle needs. 31 more words

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BBC: Facebook sets aside $3bn for privacy probe

BBC: Facebook sets aside $3bn for privacy probe. “Facebook has said it will set aside $3bn (£2.3bn) to cover the potential costs of an investigation by US authorities into its privacy practices. 26 more words

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Google Blog: Touring Bird takes flight in 200 destinations worldwide

Google Blog: Touring Bird takes flight in 200 destinations worldwide. “With Touring Bird, a web-based travel app from Google’s Area 120 (a workshop for experimental projects), you can explore, compare and book over 75,000 tours and activities from top providers. 33 more words

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Google Blog: More ways to find authoritative information in Europe

Google Blog: More ways to find authoritative information in Europe. “Providing useful and trusted information online is a complex and important responsibility, especially around elections. 71 more words

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