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Facebook cuts off data brokers

Facebook announced Wednesday it is shuttering an advertising program that used data from third-party brokers to precisely target ads to…

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Macron aims to drag France into the age of artificial intelligence

PARIS — Frances Emmanuel Macron knows his country is not about to develop a local equivalent of Google or Facebook…

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Googles Wear OS developer preview gets dark UI, lots of battery savings

EnlargeWear OS by Google Android Wear showed a bit of life a few weeks ago when it was rebranded to…

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Network of fortified towns indicates Amazon was once heavily populated

EnlargeJose Iriarte A team lead by University of Exeter archaeologists Jonas Gregorio de Souza and José Iriarte used free satellite…

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Galaxy seems to lack dark matter, stumping astronomers

Enlarge/ The recently discovered galaxy is so diffuse that you can see other, more distant galaxies right through it.NASA, ESA,…

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Waymo to buy 20,000 Jaguar electric cars

Self-driving car company Waymo is to buy up to 20,000 Jaguar electric vehicles as part of its plans to launch…

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Twitter suspends Tommy Robinson’s account

Former English Defence League (EDL) leader Tommy Robinson has been suspended from Twitter. The social network has declined to say…

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Spotify float still set to top Snap and Twitter amid tech sell-off

Spotify is expected to be worth $26bn (£17bn) at the end of its first day of trade next week, more…

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Ecuador cuts off Julian Assanges internet access

Julian Assange no longer has internet access at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the Latin American countrys government said. The…

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Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter

It's a double cosmic conundrum: Lots of stuff that was already invisible has gone missing. Astronomers have found a distant…

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