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Nepal social media bill sparks freedom of speech concerns  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Nepal's government on Wednesday tabled draft legislation that would impose harsh penalties for "improper" social media posts, igniting concerns it could be used to suppress freedom of speech and stifle... more
CEO of Rappler, a media company critical of the Philippines government, is arrested  TechCrunch · 1 week
There’s serious concern around press freedom in the Philippines after Maria Ressa, the CEO of independent media company Rappler, was arrested last... more
Are Facebook and Google a threat to a free press?  Sky News · 2 weeks
Looking back, the invoices should have given it away. But, then, The Pool was always late paying Marisa Bate's freelance fees. more
Pass It On: Work-life advice from Twitter curation director  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Joanna Geary started off as a journalist in the U.K. and now lives in New York, where she is currently Twitter's director of curation. In that role, she's in charge... more
Hail Satan? puts the fun in Satanic fundamentalism  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review... more
China finally grants a game license to Tencent  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Tencent has finally come out of a prolonged freeze on game approvals as Beijing granted licenses to two of its mobile games this month. According to a notice published by China’s State... more
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American Airlines has cameras in some seat back screens, but says it won't use them - CNET
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Source: Google plans to announce long-rumored ‘Yeti’ hardware at GDC event
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Stanford University announces Tim Cook as its 2019 commencement speaker
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Shirtless Aquaman Jason Momoa helps Girl Scout cookie sales - CNET
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Intel reportedly expects Apple to start the Mac’s transition to ARM next year
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Watch the first full trailer for Jordan Peele’s surreal Twilight Zone reboot
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Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart share Guinness record for Marvel X-Men roles - CNET
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Video: Can mixing household cleaners kill you?
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Watch SpaceX launch a trio of spacecraft, including a lander bound for the Moon
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Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series
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The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years
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New species of tiny tyrannosaur foreshadows rise of T. rex
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YouTube terminates more than 400 channels following child exploitation controversy
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