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Aug 17 2015
The dinner in the private upstairs dining room of the White House went so late that Reid Hoffman, the LinkedIn billionaire, finally suggested around midnight that President Obama might like to go to bed.New York Times (News)
Aug 02 2021
“The first flight evacuating Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan brought more than 200 people, including scores of children and babies in arms, to new lives in the United States on Friday… Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program.” AP News
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Apr 26 2021
Websites promising to “fix” an online reputation that has been damaged by so-called gripe sites often are run by the same people, a new investigation in the New York Times reveals. Times reporter Aaron Krolik tested the system by writing a fake nasty post about himself on one such site, and watched it metastasize across the internet. Companies offering “reputation management” can chargeThe Verge
Aug 04 2020
Around seven out of ten Americans (72%) use social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, up from 26% in 2008.  . On social media sites, users may develop biographical profiles, communicate with friends and strangers, do research, and share thoughts, photos, music, links, and more.
Proponents of social networking sites say that the onlineProCon.org
Dec 15 2020
New York City politico Lindsey Boylan alleged on Twitter Sunday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "sexually harassed me for years," but anyone who relies on CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC or CBS for news would have no idea.
Boylan, who describes herself as a progressive on her Twitter account, worked for the governor's administration from 2015 to 2018, according to her LinkedIn profile.
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Dec 05 2019
Max Michaels, who goes under the Twitter handle Manchild, is an Operations Infrastructure Analytics Engineer at the Twitter Command Center. According to his Linkedin, he has worked at Twitter for over 7 years.
Michaels’ abusive behaviour towards Ngo began in June of 2019 after Ngo was bloodied while reporting from an Antifa riot in Portland. Beneath a tweet calling for informationThe Post Millennial
Jun 06 2022
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Lean Left. It was written by Lara Salahi, an Assistant Professor of Broadcast and Digital Journalism at Endicott College, and Christina Smith, an Associate Professor of Mass Communication at Georgia College and State University. The writers' bias has not been rated.
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Mar 13 2020
Bill Gates is stepping down from the Microsoft board of directors, the company announced Friday.
Gates is also resigning from the board of Berkshire Hathaway.
“I have made the decision to step down from both of the public boards on which I serve – Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway – to dedicate more time to philanthropic priorities including global health and development,New York Daily News
Feb 10 2020
The First Amendment protects a lot of things, even flipping off a cop or burning the flag. But it may not give a controversial facial recognition company the right to keep scraping data from the internet for a database of more than 3 billion images.
On a CBS This Morning segment on Wednesday, Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That said his company has a First Amendment right to access publicCNET
Jul 09 2020
If you want a hot take about the Middle East, Raphael Badani is your man.
As a Newsmax “Insider” columnist, he has thoughts about how Iraq needs to rid itself of Iranian influence to attract investment and why Dubai is an oasis of stability in a turbulent region. His career as a “geopolitical risk consultant and interactive simulation designer” and an “international relations seniorDaily Beast