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Begin a Successful Career in Azure with the Microsoft Certified Azure  Fundamentals Certification

Begin a Successful Career in Azure with the Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals Certification

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 21, 2020

Microsoft Azure provides an ever-growing collection of services that ensure the success of businesses. Moreover, this leads to the opportunity for professionals to build an interesting and rewarding career.

In US & UK, Trans Youth Turn to TikTok to Fund Gender Confirmation Surgeries

In US & UK, Trans Youth Turn to TikTok to Fund Gender Confirmation Surgeries

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 20, 2020

Transgender youths in the United States and Britain are turning to TikTok to help raise the money they need for their gender transitions.

India Holds Digital Fashion Week Amid Pandemic

India Holds Digital Fashion Week Amid Pandemic

By Manish Swarup | Oct 19, 2020

Unlike a fashion show, the models aren't swaying on a ramp in real life. They are depending on digital technology to rescue their annual extravaganza from the coronavirus pandemic.

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Twitter Changes Hacked Content Rules After Biden Story Furor

Oct 16, 2020

Twitter said late Thursday it was changing its policy on hacked content after an outcry about its handling of an unverified political story that prompted cries of censorship from the right.

How Young Queer Nigerians Use Twitter to Shape Identity and Fight Homophobia

How Young Queer Nigerians Use Twitter to Shape Identity and Fight Homophobia

Oct 14, 2020

A linguist unpacks "live" data from members of the queer community, identifying the challenges as well as advocacies in Nigerian digital queer discourse.

Play About an Israeli-Lebanese Grindr Relationship Goes Virtual This Weekend

Play About an Israeli-Lebanese Grindr Relationship Goes Virtual This Weekend

Oct 14, 2020

When theater goes dark, go virtual. That's the strategy that Israeli playwright Nimrod Danishman utilized after the pandemic forced him to cancel his play "Borders" earlier this year.

Apple Unveils New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

Apple Unveils New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Oct 13, 2020

Apple unveiled four new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks.

Suspect in 3 Shootings Arrested, Used Grindr to Lure Victims

Suspect in 3 Shootings Arrested, Used Grindr to Lure Victims

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 13, 2020

A suspect in three shootings in Waco, Texas has been arrested for murder in the shooting death of a man on Aug. 17. That victim, and at least one other man, was lured using Grindr.

Disney Reorg to Further Bolster Company's Focus on Streaming

Disney Reorg to Further Bolster Company's Focus on Streaming

By Tali Arbel | Oct 13, 2020

Disney said Monday that it is reorganizing its business units to focus even more on streaming.

Facebook Bans Holocaust Denial, Distortion Posts

Facebook Bans Holocaust Denial, Distortion Posts

Oct 12, 2020

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.

Tan France, Demi Lovato to Host Facebook Special for Coming Out Day

Tan France, Demi Lovato to Host Facebook Special for Coming Out Day

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 10, 2020

"Queer Eye" star Tan France will team with singer Demi Lovato to host a star-studded Coming Out Day special on Oct. 9 on Facebook.

Trump Administration Targets Diversity Hiring by Contractors

Trump Administration Targets Diversity Hiring by Contractors

Oct 9, 2020

American companies promising to hire more Black employees in leadership roles and teach their workforce about racism are getting a message from President Donald Trump's administration.

Conservative Hoaxers Face Charges over False Voter Robocalls

Conservative Hoaxers Face Charges over False Voter Robocalls

By Ryan J. Foley | Oct 4, 2020

Two conservative operatives were charged Thursday in connection with false robocalls that aimed to dissuade Black residents in Detroit and other Democratic-leaning U.S. cities from voting by mail.

Gays Appropriate 'Proud Boys' Name with Fun, Empowering Tweets

Gays Appropriate 'Proud Boys' Name with Fun, Empowering Tweets

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 4, 2020

George Takei took to Twitter to wonder, "What if gay guys took pictures of themselves making out with each other or doing very gay things, then tagged themselves with #ProudBoys." Twitter users took the hint.

Andrew Yang Takes Lead in California Data Privacy Measure

Andrew Yang Takes Lead in California Data Privacy Measure

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 4, 2020

"The amount of data we're giving up is unprecedented in human history," says Yang, who lives in New York but is helping lead the campaign for a data privacy initiative on California's Nov. 3 ballot.

Parkland Parents Create AI Video of Slain Son to Spur Voters

Parkland Parents Create AI Video of Slain Son to Spur Voters

By Kelli Kennedy | Oct 3, 2020

The 17-year-old's mannerisms and vernacular "yo, it's me" are shockingly life like, but it is just a mirage — a realistic, almost eerie artificial intelligence re-creation of the teen, a victim of a high school shooting.

Misinformation Spikes Online as Trump Confirms COVID-19 Diagnosis

Misinformation Spikes Online as Trump Confirms COVID-19 Diagnosis

By Amanda Seitz and Beatrice Dupuy | Oct 3, 2020

News Friday that President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19 sparked an explosion of rumors, misinformation and conspiracy theories on social media.

To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them

To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them

By Sarah Kwon | Oct 2, 2020

Augmedix, a startup with 1,000 medical scribes in South Asia and the U.S., is part of a growing industry that profits from a confluence of health care trends — including, now, the pandemic — that are dispersing patient care around the globe.

Google Unveils Latest Pixel Phone, Rolls Out New TV Service

Google Unveils Latest Pixel Phone, Rolls Out New TV Service

By Michael Liedtke | Oct 1, 2020

Google will try to make a bigger splash in the smartphone market with a cheaper high-end model while it also aims to expand its presence on bigger screens with a new TV service.

Masturbation Makeover: Arcwave Ion Launches New Technology

Masturbation Makeover: Arcwave Ion Launches New Technology

Sep 28, 2020

Hey gents, have you heard of the frenulum? It's the underside tip of the penis, and apparently it's the new hotspot of the sex stimulator industry.

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