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‘Nothing can stop what’s coming’: Far-right forums that fomented Capitol riots voice glee in aftermath

Men wearing camouflage shirts began building a makeshift defensive camp outside the Capitol Wednesday afternoon. They moved barricades and green fencing into a circle, then pulled helmets from a crate and donned goggles in preparation for a clash that had been brewing for weeks and, arguably, for years on far-right forums devoted to President Trump. […]

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Civil Rights Groups Ask Advertisers To Stop Buying Facebook Ads In July

Several civil rights and other advocacy groups are calling on large advertisers to stop Facebook ad campaigns during July because they say the social network isn’t doing enough to curtail racist and violent content on its platform. The groups in the “#StopHateforProfit” campaign, launched Wednesday, include Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Color Of Change, […]


China asks U.S. to stop ‘unreasonable suppression’ of Huawei

(Reuters) — China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese companies like Huawei, and a Chinese newspaper said the government was ready to retaliate against Washington. The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment company Huawei, spurring fears of […]

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Walmart and Sam’s Club will stop selling e-cigarettes as vaping deaths rise

Scott Olson/Getty Images Walmart will no longer sell e-cigarettes, the company announced Friday amid a growing number of vaping-related deaths and illnesses. “Given the growing federal, state, and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products at all Walmart and Sam’s Club U.S. locations,” the […]

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Apple to stop storing Siri audio after contractors heard private talks and sex

Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. Getty Images | Wachiwit Apple will stop storing voice recordings captured by Siri-enabled devices except in cases when users intentionally opt in to the practice. “[B]y default, we will no longer retain audio recordings of Siri interactions,” Apple said in an announcement yesterday. “We will continue to use […]