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Tech Companies Blacklist White Supremacist Site

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:01:00 -0400

The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer has been essentially purged from the Internet following the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.



Silicon Valley Fights Back Against Extremism Online

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:00 -0400

Companies are waging a broad attack against white supremacist groups, cutting off their ability to raise money, post content or register their sites online. These moves are not unprecedented, but this muscle flexing raises a lot of questions — not just about free speech, but also about due process and who controls the Internet.



Turning To VPNs For Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data At Risk

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:00:00 -0400

With Internet providers able to track and sell your browsing data, people who want to keep their activity hidden are turning to virtual private networks. But VPNs can themselves be insecure.



Nokia Claims The Next Evolution Of The Selfie: Meet The Bothie

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:37:00 -0400

Do you snap a quick pic of that gorgeous sunset or show social media how cute you look with a selfie? The Nokia 8 has a rear and front-facing camera that both work at the same time.



For 22 Years, Boston Arena Broke Promise To Hold 3 Fundraisers A Year

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:18:00 -0400

As part of the deal to build TD Garden, its owner agreed to hold at least three charity events a year to support youth recreation. The teens are demanding that the Garden now pay millions.



Republicans Try To Move Forward With Their Tax Overhaul Plans

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:18:00 -0400

A group of Republicans gathered at former President Ronald Reagan's ranch in Santa Barbara, California, on Wednesday to plan for overhauling the tax system.



Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

President Trump has ended both his manufacturing council and Strategic and Policy Forum, following the resignations of many CEOs who had served on them. Trump, who had promised to run government like a business, finds himself at odds with business leaders.



Dreamhost Challenges Department Of Justice Anti-Trump Records Request

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dallas Kashuba, co-founder of DreamHost. The company challenged the Department of Justice's demand that DreamHost hand over 1.3 million IP addresses for people who visited an anti-trump protest site.



In Trump's Government, The 'Regulated Have Become The Regulators'

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:20:37 -0400

Eric Lipton of The New York Times says lobbyists now working for the government are leading a regulatory roll back that is benefiting the industries they used to represent.



Trump Disbands 2 Business Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:24:00 -0400

Eight executives quit President Trump's manufacturing council this week, following his controversial remarks about white supremacists and violence in Charlottesville, Va.



At NAFTA Kickoff, U.S., Mexico And Canada Already Show Signs Of Disagreement

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:23:00 -0400

While ministers from Canada and Mexico praised NAFTA, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer emphasized the negative and said the deal "needs major improvement."



What They're Saying: Newspapers Weigh In On Trump's 'Both Sides' Stance

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:19:00 -0400

Saying that a mob is intent on destroying President Trump, The Washington Times editorial board states that "the president himself keeps assisting the project."



Negotiations Begin On Trump's Campaign Promise To Rework NAFTA

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:39:00 -0400

Ailsa Chang talks to Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers Union, about President Trump's promise to fix NAFTA. The 23-year-old deal is being reworked with Canada and Mexico.



Shh! These Quiet Food Videos Will Get Your Senses Tingling

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 -0400

A growing number of food videos aim to trigger ASMR — Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or pleasing sensations in the brains of some viewers — by focusing on sounds like chopping and stirring.



The Man Behind The Scenes In Fox News' Discredited Seth Rich Story

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:04:00 -0400

Ed Butowsky is the money manager who played a key role in a since-retracted Fox News expose about the murder of a young Democratic Party aide.