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Amazon’s revival of the hit sci-fi series ‘The Expanse’ will debut in December

&quotThe Expanse” season 4Amazon Prime Video Amazon revealed the release date for its revival of the sci-fi series “The Expanse” on Saturday, and it released the first trailer. “The Expanse” will return December 13 for its fourth season exclusively on Amazon Prime Video where the first three seasons are already …

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Google executive finally confirms that the tech giant is no longer working on a censored search engine for China

Byun Young-Wook/Getty Images Google finally said that it is killing the censored search engine it had been building for China, known internally as Project Dragonfly. “Yes, we have terminated that,” Karan Bhatia, Google’s VP of Government Affairs and Public Policy, said at Tuesday’s Senate hearing entitled, “Google and Censorship through …

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It won’t be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Getty Facebook is facing a record-setting penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission – but for the tech giant, that’s only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What could be more damaging to Facebook than the monetary costs of …

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Android creator Andy Rubin is accused of running a ‘sex ring’

Further details about Andy Rubin’s alleged extramarital affairs were revealed in unsealed court documents on Tuesday, shedding new light on last year’s New York Times report which claimed the Android creator had been involved in “ownership relationships” with multiple women.  One woman, who is referred to in the complaint as …

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Some Googlers plan to break off and protest their employer at the San Francisco Pride parade over LGBTQ+ issues

Biz Carson/Business Insider The San Francisco Pride Board of Directors will allow Google employees who wish to protest the company’s LGBTQ+ policies to march as part of an official presence at Sunday’s parade. Google employees had called on the board to ban Google’s official contingent to the Pride parade, but …

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A US Senator asked the FTC to ‘take all necessary steps’ to ensure YouTube is held accountable for violating children privacy laws

The terms of YouTube’s new paid music service are rubbing some independent music artists the wrong way.Dado Ruvic / Reuters US Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts has released a public letter calling for stricter regulations on YouTube to ensure child safety. YouTube is reportedly under investigation by the Federal Trade …

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