Facebook in fresh controversy over Holocaust denial

Facebook found itself embroiled anew in controversy Thursday after chief executive Mark Zuckerberg argued the leading social network should not filter out posts denying the Holocaust.

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Image of the Day: Snakes Alive

Scientists have found the 99-million-year-old remains of a baby snake.

22 hours ago from The Scientist

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New Species Of Armored Dinosaur Hints At Ancient Migration

Scientists revealed a new species of armored dinosaur at the Natural History Museum of Utah on Wednesday. The animal, a species of ankylosaur, lived in a wet, tropical environment in what’s ...

13 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Google's Fuchsia OS is building momentum internally, could replace Android in the coming years

Google has quietly been working on a new operating system called Fuchsia for more than two years. The internal project, which aims to one day replace Android and Chrome OS, has been picking ...

15 hours ago from Techspot

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Tech leaders: killer robots would be ‘dangerously destabilizing’ force in the world

Thousands of artificial intelligence experts are calling on governments to take preemptive action before it’s too late.

16 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya

Loon, the internet-delivering-balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, is announcing its first commercial deal.

22 hours ago from TechXplore

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WhatsApp update will stop people forwarding too many messages in attempt to stop deadly hoaxes

Company has struggled to stop app spreading false rumours while also keeping it private

30 minutes ago from The Independent

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Research suggests another way Neanderthals were like us: They could start their own fires

Humans may not have been the only hominids who knew how to start a fire long ago. New research suggests that as early as 50,000 years ago, Neanderthals wielded this power as well.

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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DC Comics unveils 'DC Universe' streaming service and its first exclusive show

The online video streaming market has quickly been growing as of late, with no sign of slowing down.

16 hours ago from Techspot

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President Trump says ‘I told you so!’ after Europe fines Google $5 billion

President Trump on Thursday attacked the European Union for fining Google $5 billion for harming its competitors, tweeting that the incident proved the regional bloc has “taken advantage of ...

20 hours ago from The Washington Post

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