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    Baltimore Sun Computer-based tests are another challenge for low-income students, some Baltimore teachers say Baltimore Sun When students at Govans Elementary School in North Baltimore took statewide standardized tests last year, principal Linda Taylor said, some struggled with using a mouse to navigate the online assessment. Some didn't know how to scroll to the ...
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    TechCrunch Netflix launches 30-second preview videos on mobile TechCrunch Netflix is introducing its own take on Snapchat and Instagram stories after it began to roll out 30-second preview videos for mobile viewers. The previews look much like Stories because the thumbnails are circular and the content plays with virtual ... and more »
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    NPR Facebook To Offer Users Opt-Outs That Comply With New European Privacy Rules NPR Facebook on Wednesday announced it is introducing "new privacy experiences" aimed at complying with European Union regulations that will give users worldwide a chance to opt out of some features that could expose their personal data. "Everyone – no ... Facebook's facial recognition technology may not meet strict new EU data rules, a top watchdog saysCNBC Facebook announces new European privacy controls, for the worldThe Verge Exclusive: Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU...
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    TechCrunch Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers TechCrunch Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it's investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Login With Facebook. The exploit lets these trackers gather a ... No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook LoginFreedom to Tinker all 4 news articles »
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    Wall Street Journal IRS site back up and running — drawing on computer codes that date back to the 1960s USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO — The IRS website is back up and running after a Tax Day glitch that prompted the U.S. government to give Americans a day's grace to file. The IRS hasn't give an explanation for what halted parts of the site for much of Tuesday, except ... About That IRS Computer CrashWall Street Journal all 298 news articles »
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    Wall Street Journal About That IRS Computer Crash Wall Street Journal Someone at the Internal Revenue Service seems to have kicked a plug out of the wall on Tuesday: The agency's computer system tanked on, of all days, tax filing deadline day. Thus arrived an irresistible metaphor for government incompetence, albeit with ... IRS site back up and running — drawing on computer codes that date back to the 1960sUSA TODAY all 122 news articles »
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    TechCrunch Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers TechCrunch Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it's investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Login With Facebook. The exploit lets these trackers gather a ... and more »
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    The Register Oracle demands dev tear down iOS app that has 'JavaScript' in its name The Register Oracle, claims developer Zhongmin Steven Guo, has demanded that Apple remove an app he created because it contains the trademarked term "JavaScript." The app in question, published by Guo's Tyanya Software LLC – which appears to be more a liability ... and more »
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    Barron's Facebook Designing Own Computer Chips, Says Bloomberg Barron's The movement by large tech companies to design their own in-house processors continues, with a report today by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, Ian King, and Sarah Frier stating that Facebook (FB) is “building a team to design its own semiconductors,” citing ... and more »
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    USA TODAY IRS hit with computer glitch on tax day USA TODAY The U.S. Internal Revenue Service's computers were hit with a glitch on Tuesday ahead of a midnight tax deadline. Jane Lanhee Lee reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. EverQuote Insurance Quotes · Mountain View ...
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    The Verge Facebook announces new European privacy controls, for the world The Verge CEO Mark Zuckerberg had kind-of-sort-of indicated that Facebook would extend its European data protection controls globally. In compliance with GDPR, Facebook will present users with the option to accept or manage their relevant data settings. The ... A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook's new GDPR privacy changes ...TechCrunch Facebook to follow strict new European privacy law -- everywhereCNET Facebook to ask everyone to accept being tracked so they can keep using itThe Independent Vox -Wired.co.uk...
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    NBC Southern California Ex-Pico Rivera Teacher Allegedly Held Inappropriate Content on Computer NBC Southern California A former Pico Rivera teacher who was under fire after he made anti-military comments to his students allegedly held inappropriate content in his work computer, according to a report on the investigation that led to his firing. The report released ...
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    TechRepublic Why it's finally time to give up on the name JavaScript TechRepublic To put it lightly, it strains credulity to state that the app in question: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, HTML, Snippet Editor is "likely" to be mistaken for something developed or licensed by Oracle. Thousands of projects include support for JavaScript, and ... and more »
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    CNET T-Mobile offers deep discount to military families CNET The nation's third-largest wireless carrier on Wednesday launched T-Mobile One Military, a program that offers its largest discount to anyone associated with the armed forces, including current military, veterans and their families. The discount knocks ... T-Mobile launches wireless plan for military: $100 for four linesUSA TODAY T-Mobile to spend $500M to bring 5G to military bases, hire 10K vets in sweeping initiativeGeekWire T-Mobile expands jobs, services for veteransSeattle Times
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    Forbes Beware The Power And Pitfalls Of Mobile Data Collection Forbes Smartphone adoption continues to explode, making mobile applications ever more popular for end users and mission critical for businesses. Globally, 197 billion mobile apps were downloaded in 2017 and that number is expected to reach 352 billion by 2021 ...
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    TechCrunch A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook's new GDPR privacy changes TechCrunch But with a design that encourages rapidly hitting the “Agree” button, a lack of granular controls, a laughably cheatable parental consent request for teens, and an aesthetic overhaul of Download Your Information that doesn't make it any easier to ... Facebook lays out changes to comply with a strict new European privacy lawCNBC Facebook is taking its first steps to comply with Europe's strict data privacy rulesRecode Facebook Provides a Preview of Its Privacy MakeoverWall Street Journal Reuters -BBC...
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    Bloomberg IRS Gives Taxpayers an Extra Day to File After Computer Crash Bloomberg The Internal Revenue Service said it would give U.S. taxpayers an extra day to file their returns electronically after a computer malfunction disrupted the agency's website. The IRS said in a statement on Tuesday evening that its processing systems ... IRS: April 18 Is The New Tax Day, Computers Back OnlineForbes Immediate help needed: IRS badly needs a new computer systemChicago Tribune US IRS hit with computer glitch as midnight tax deadline loomsReuters CNNMoney -MarketWatch -wnep.com
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    Tech Advisor How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10 Tech Advisor Cortana has become more and more difficult to turn off with each passing Windows update. Once upon a time, shutting her down was rather intuitive. You just had to navigate to her options and flick a switch, but this option has since been removed and ... and more »
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    Wall Street Journal IRS Extends Tax Filing for One Day After Computer Problems Wall Street Journal The agency sent an email at 8:46 a.m. ET Tuesday notifying accountants and other tax professionals that parts of the Modernized eFile system, which receives tax returns electronically, were “unavailable.” By Tuesday evening the IRS announced the ...
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    NPR T-Mobile Fined $40M Over 'False Ring Tones' That Masked Failed Calls NPR T-Mobile has agreed to pay a $40 million fine to settle a federal investigation into its former practice of faking ring tones when calls couldn't connect in rural areas. The Federal Communications Commission announced the settlement Monday, saying that ... T-Mobile fined over false ringtonesBBC News T-Mobile Slapped With A $40 Million Fine For Its Deceptive DesignCo.Design (blog) T-Mobile fined $40m for scamming rural users with Potemkin ring-tonesBoing Boing FOX43.com -Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH...
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    The Verge Former Cambridge Analytica employee says Facebook users affected could be 'much greater than 87 million' The Verge I am aware in a general sense of a wide range of surveys which were done by CA or its partners, usually with a Facebook login – for example, the “sex compass” quiz. I do not know the specifics of these surveys or how the data was acquired or processed ... Facebook Is Creepy. And Valuable.New York Times Mark Zuckerberg Plays the Scapegoat for Our Facebook SinsWIRED CA also used 'sex compass' and other quiz apps for sucking Facebook data, says former...
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    Reuters IRS hit with computer glitch as midnight tax deadline looms Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service's computers suffered a technical problem that prevented some taxpayers from filing or paying their 2017 returns on Tuesday ahead of a midnight deadline. A general view of the U.S. Internal ... IRS Experiencing Computer Problems -- 4th UpdateMorningstar.com IRS is having computer problemsMarketWatch all 194 news articles »
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    Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News T-Mobile fined over false ringtones BBC News Mobile phone network T-Mobile has agreed to pay $40m (£27m) after claims by the US government that it used false ringtones when calls could not be connected in rural areas. This would have given the impression that the calls were going unanswered ... T-Mobile fined $40M for false ringtones used to cover up poor cell serviceBoston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News T-Mobile to pay $40 million over faked outgoing phone callsSyracuse.com T-Mobile fined $40M for screwing with rural customersRick...
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    TNW All you need to know to get coding is in this training package, and it's over 90% off TNW While HTML and CSS training (Learn by Example: The Foundations of HTML, CSS & JavaScript, Build Professional Websites with HTML5 and CSS3, Total Web Development Course) sharpen your give you the background to get started in coding, courses on Ruby on ...
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    Bloomberg The IRS Really Needs Some New Computers Bloomberg Conveniently, a means of fixing the problem appeared at that precise moment in history: the computer. The first mainframe computers may look like dinosaurs now, but they offered a way of reviewing tax returns on a mass scale. In the late 1950s, the IRS ... and more »
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    New York Times Single? No Kids? Don't Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years New York Times Don't Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years. Image. Sarah Peveler moved to Tarboro, N.C., a few years before retiring. Living alone, she uses a network of friends and social groups, as well as a cellphone app, to make sure she is checked on ... and more »
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    Techworld.com Top tech travel companies currently hiring in the UK Techworld.com ... aggregator website that provides free comparisons of flights, hotels and car hire. In 2016 it was acquired by Ctrip for $1.75 billion. The company is recruiting a software engineer to join their team in Glasgow. The role involves creating ...
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    Forbes Best Computer Monitors: Our Top Picks For Gaming And Work Displays Forbes A good computer is important enough, but how else are you going to access all of the features on offer by that computer without a decent monitor? A good monitor can make or break a computing system -- so it's important to find the right one for your ...
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    CNNMoney T-Mobile fined $40 million for "false rings" CNNMoney T-Mobile has agreed to pay a $40 million fine over accusations that the company tried to cover up poor rural cell service with "false rings." The settlement, announced Monday by the Federal Communications Commission, also requires T-Mobile (TMUS) to ... T-Mobile hit with $40M fine for fake ring tones in rural callsCNET T-Mobile deceived customers with “false ring tones” on failed phone callsArs Technica FCC dings T-Mobile $40M for faking rings on calls that never connectedTechCrunch The Verge -CNBC -Los Angeles Times
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    TechCrunch Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors TechCrunch Research into machine learning and the interesting AI models created as a consequence are popular topics these days. But there's a sort of shadow world of scientists working to undermine these systems — not to show they're worthless but to shore up ...
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