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Queen Elizabeth II Shares First Instagram Post, And It's A Throwback

Britain’s 92-year-old monarch on Thursday published her first photographs to the verified @theroyalfamily Instagram account from London’s Science Museum. The queen posted two archive images of a letter that Charles Babbage — who is “credited as the world’s first computer pioneer,” according to the caption — wrote to her great-great-grandfather, Prince Albert, in 1843. Perhaps […]

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Netflix's 'Black Mirror' season 5 was delayed because 'Bandersnatch' took so long to make, but it's still coming in 2019

NetflixNetflix“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” producer Annabel Jones confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that “Black Mirror” season five was delayed because the interactive movie took so long to make. Netflix confirmed to Business Insider that season five is coming in 2019. Last week, Netflix gave fans what they’ve come to expect in late December: […]

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Twitch just opened a new San Francisco headquarters, and it's a gamer's paradise. Take a look inside

Nick Bastone/Business Insider Twitch invited Business Insider for a first look at its new headquarters in San Francisco, California. The nine-floor office is a gamer’s paradise, with two six-person competitive gaming rooms, two live-streaming rooms, and a full arcade. “What we really wanted to do was bring Twitch to life,” Twitch’s Chief Marketing Officer Kate […]

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Why it's totally unsurprising that Amazon's recruitment AI was biased against women

Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon abandoned a project to build an AI recruitment tool, which engineers found was discriminating against female candidates. Dr Sandra Wachter, an AI researcher at Oxford University, told Business Insider that the gender bias was hardly surprising. You feed an AI with garbage and it will spit […]

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Google quietly started logging people into Chrome without their consent, and a security expert says it's terrible for privacy

APGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai. A security expert has discovered that Google had quietly made important changes to Chrome’s login requirements. Matthew Green spotted that Google was logging them into Chrome without their knowledge. Google’s changes also made it easier for users to unwittingly turn over their browsing history to Google. The company acknowledged the changes […]

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A cryptocurrency is making huge inroads in Venezuela as inflation runs wild – and it's not bitcoin or the Petro

Ryan Taylor/Dash Core GroupA Dash billboard in Venezuela. Venezuela is currently suffering from hyperinflation and the president recently devalued the currency by 95%. Locals are turning to cryptocurrencies as a more stable store of value and means to transact. 200 merchants per month are signing up to accept Dash in Venezuela, according to the Dash […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Won't Suspend Alex Jones, Says It's On Media To ‘Refute’ His Lies

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, said Tuesday night that his platform hadn’t suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones because he “hasn’t violated our rules.”  “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey wrote on Twitter. “We know that’s hard for many but the reason is simple: he hasn’t violated our rules. We’ll […]