From The Next Web: Journalism’s Russian propaganda problem could be a blessing in disguise

Russian intelligence weaponized Twitter in its successful attempt to catapult Donald Trump directly into the oval office. And now, it’s believed it did the same with the Brexit vote. Interestingly, according to research from The Guardian, these accou…

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From Tech: FriendO, a quiz app with NSFW questions, goes viral with teens

There’s a new “quiz app” going viral with teens that’s a lot more NSFW than tbh.
Called FriendO, the app lets users compete in “quizzes” to find out who their “real friends” are — and teens are going crazy for it.
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From Tech: FriendO, a quiz app with NSFW questions, goes viral with teens

There’s a new “quiz app” going viral with teens that’s a lot more NSFW than tbh.
Called FriendO, the app lets users compete in “quizzes” to find out who their “real friends” are — and teens are going crazy for it.
SEE ALSO: Here’s how much bett…

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From GeekWire: U.S. Justice Department lawsuit over AT&T’s Time Warner acquisition appears imminent


The U.S. Department of Justice plans to file a lawsuit to prevent AT&T from gobbling up Time Warner for $85.4 billion, according to multiple reports. The acquisition initially looked like it would go through but a few weeks ago, Makan Delrahim took over as the new U.S. antitrust chief, investigating the deal. He urged the companies to sell off assets to avoid competition concerns, to no avail, according to Bloomberg. GeekWire asked whether Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson plans to join the legal battle. A spokesperson said that the AG’s office had received a complaint from the Justice Department but… Read More

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From Geek.com: Beware ‘Slaughterbots’: PSA Highlights Danger of Autonomous Weapons

Humans can barely operate weapons responsibly. So should we supply autonomous machines instead? The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (as its name suggests) doesn’t think so. “Many of the world’s leading AI researchers […]
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From Tech: Submit your product for Mashable’s ‘Top Picks of CES 2018’

CES 2018, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, is just around the corner.
From Jan. 9-12, tech companies, big and small, from around the world will descend in Las Vegas to show you their visions of the future and set the technology trends f…

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From Tech: Mercedes-Benz shows off its new electric vans

Daimler is expanding its electrification plans to include Mercedes-Benz’s successful line of commercial vans.
The German auto conglomerate announced that it will add electric systems to all of its commercial van offerings over the next few years, sta…

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