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Some teens say French social networking app Yubo, which had 18M downloads in the US, ignored reports that the Uvalde shooter threatened violence on the app (Washington Post)

Washington Post: Some teens say French social networking app Yubo, which had 18M downloads in the US, ignored reports that…

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“An awful lot of untouched questions.” The state of U.S. gun violence research

In the past two weeks, the United States has seen two horrific high-profile mass shootings: A racially motivated attack at…

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Profile of inDriver, a ride-hailing app developed in Siberia in 2012, which lets riders and drivers haggle over prices and is now available in 42 countries (Leonid Ragozin/Rest of World)

Leonid Ragozin / Rest of World: Profile of inDriver, a ride-hailing app developed in Siberia in 2012, which lets riders…

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iRobot’s Roomba j7+ and s9+ robot vacuums are $200 off for Memorial Day | Engadget

Memorial Day weekend has brought back some of the best prices we’ve seen on Roomba robot vacuums. You can pick…

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In ‘Dot’s Home,’ Your Choices Are Often Illusions

“What are the consequential choices people are faced with that a player could get and understand and lead them to…

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Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro might keep the same screens as the phones they’re replacing

Google has already officially unveiled the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, without really telling us much about them. Now…

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Proctoring software like Honorlock that track students' movements during online exams to prevent cheating are criticized for allegedly flagging normal behavior (Kashmir Hill/New York Times)

Kashmir Hill / New York Times: Proctoring software like Honorlock that track students’ movements during online exams to prevent cheating…

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Argentina-based ClicOH, which lets sellers across Latin America track shipments in real time via its dashboard, raises a $25M Series A led by Tiger Global (Christine Hall/TechCrunch)

Christine Hall / TechCrunch: Argentina-based ClicOH, which lets sellers across Latin America track shipments in real time via its dashboard,…

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YipitData: average Uber and Lyft fares in the US hit a record high in April, as they drew ~20% fewer riders and 35% fewer trips in Q1 2022 compared to Q1 2019 (Preetika Rana/Wall Street Journal)

Preetika Rana / Wall Street Journal: YipitData: average Uber and Lyft fares in the US hit a record high in…

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Apple Store workers in Georgia call off union vote over intimidation claims | Engadget

Less than a week before its scheduled date, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have decided to withdraw a formal…

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