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Britain just laid out plans to end the internet’s Wild West days and take a world-leading role in regulating big tech

Reuters Britain wants to end the internet’s days as the Wild West by taking a world-leading role in regulating the world’s biggest tech companies. The UK government said it wants to legislate for a new independent regulator that will oversee “harmful content” on social media, search engines, messaging, and file-sharing platforms. It would be the […]

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Oprah says there's a very simple secret to success that helped take her own TV show to the next level

Oprah Winfrey.Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images In 1989, Oprah Winfrey’s breakout talk show had only been on the air for a few years, and it was following what was then the daytime TV trend towards shocking content. One particular episode gave Winfrey qualms: She had interviewed a group of skinheads rooting for the Klu Klux […]

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Google wants a VP of Wearables, might finally take smartwatches seriously

Enlarge / The new Wear OS. Google Think you can save Android Wear? A new Google job listing (first spotted by Android Police) shows an opening for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” on the Google Hardware team. The person would “work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team for Google Hardware and will be responsible for the design, development, […]