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Dyson, Mazda, and others suspended Twitter marketing campaigns because their promoted tweets appeared alongside tweets publicly soliciting or selling child porn (Reuters)

Dyson, Mazda, and others suspended Twitter marketing campaigns...

Reuters:Dyson, Mazda, and others suspended Twitter marketing campaigns because their...

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Sources: GV shelved its algorithm, which for years served as a gatekeeper for new investments, suggesting that human judgement can't always be automated away (Dan Primack/Axios)

Sources: GV shelved its algorithm, which for years served...

Dan Primack / Axios:Sources: GV shelved its algorithm, which for years served as...

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Square launches support for Apple's Tap to Pay on iPhone to sellers in the US, available within its Square Point of Sale app for iOS on the iPhone XS or newer (Hartley Charlton/MacRumors)

Square launches support for Apple's Tap to Pay on iPhone...

Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:Square launches support for Apple's Tap to Pay on iPhone...

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SWIFT is working with blockchain data provider Chainlink on a cross-chain interoperability protocol to let SWIFT messages instruct on-chain token transfers (Aoyon Ashraf/CoinDesk)

SWIFT is working with blockchain data provider Chainlink...

Aoyon Ashraf / CoinDesk:SWIFT is working with blockchain data provider Chainlink...

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Meta permanently bans Pornhub's Instagram account for "repeatedly violating" its policies, after a three-week suspension and ToS breaches accruing over 10 years (Samantha Cole/VICE)

Meta permanently bans Pornhub's Instagram account for "repeatedly...

Samantha Cole / VICE:Meta permanently bans Pornhub's Instagram account for “repeatedly...

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A look at Portugal's Meia Praia beach, a haven where crypto supporters gather, creating a bubble of optimism about digital currencies amid crypto's downturn (Adam Satariano/New York Times)

A look at Portugal's Meia Praia beach, a haven where crypto...

Adam Satariano / New York Times:A look at Portugal's Meia Praia beach, a haven where...

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Pornhub is testing a chatbot that redirects users searching for CSAM to a service where they can get help; the bot intervened 173,904 times in its first month (Matt Burgess/Wired)

Pornhub is testing a chatbot that redirects users searching...

Matt Burgess / Wired:Pornhub is testing a chatbot that redirects users searching...

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New Jersey-based Sitetracker, which offers a cloud service to manage critical infrastructure projects, raised a $96M Series D, $66M in equity and $30M in debt (Maria Deutscher/SiliconANGLE)

New Jersey-based Sitetracker, which offers a cloud service...

Maria Deutscher / SiliconANGLE:New Jersey-based Sitetracker, which offers a cloud...

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Google announces new US shopping features, including a "Shop the Look" display of complementary products, 3D images, trending items, and more personalization (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Google announces new US shopping features, including a...

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Google announces new US shopping features, including a...

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Amazon encourages some customer service staff to work from home, sources say to cut real estate costs; source: Amazon plans to close multiple US call centers (Spencer Soper/Bloomberg)

Amazon encourages some customer service staff to work from...

Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:Amazon encourages some customer service staff to work...

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Google announces new Maps features, including the ability to visually soar over some areas, 250 more landmark views, enriched neighborhood info, and AR search (Aisha Malik/TechCrunch)

Google announces new Maps features, including the ability...

Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:Google announces new Maps features, including the ability...

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UN1feed says Apple removed The OG App, which let users create and share Instagram feeds without ads and suggested posts, from the App Store; the app ranked #50 (Filipe Espósito/9to5Mac)

UN1feed says Apple removed The OG App, which let users...

Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:UN1feed says Apple removed The OG App, which let users...

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Amazon increases its average starting pay for front-line US staff to $19+/hour, up from $18/hour; warehouse and delivery workers will earn $16/hour to $26/hour (Annie Palmer/CNBC)

Amazon increases its average starting pay for front-line...

Annie Palmer / CNBC:Amazon increases its average starting pay for front-line US...

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OneKey, which claims only its hardware wallet has a certified secure chip and 100% open-source code, raised a ~$20M Series A led by Dragonfly and Ribbit Capital (Yogita Khatri/The Block)

OneKey, which claims only its hardware wallet has a certified...

Yogita Khatri / The Block:OneKey, which claims only its hardware wallet has a certified...

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Amnesty International: Meta's algorithms "proactively amplified and promoted content" on Facebook that incited violent hatred against the Rohingya in Myanmar (Barbara Ortutay/Associated Press)

Amnesty International: Meta's algorithms "proactively amplified...

Barbara Ortutay / Associated Press:Amnesty International: Meta's algorithms “proactively...

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Analysis: 16 smartphone apps used as ankle monitor alternatives in the US access wide swaths of information, contain third-party trackers, and are unreliable (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Analysis: 16 smartphone apps used as ankle monitor alternatives...

Electronic Frontier Foundation:Analysis: 16 smartphone apps used as ankle monitor...