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Activists are lobbying the FTC to break up Facebook Activists, Breakup, Messages, Entertaining, Facebook, Remote, Technology, Socialism, Social Networks

Activists are lobbying the FTC to break up Facebook

Several progressive groups are mounting an ad campaign to persuade the US Federal Trade Commission to break up Facebook, according to Axios. The message: The ads will carry messages like: “Mark Zuckerberg has a scary amount of power. We need to take it back.” The surgery: The groups, which include Demand Progress and the Open…

China's one-child policy-a student rests his head on a table inside a classroom of Dalu primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, China, 8 September Brookings Institution, Chinese Babies, Education Reform, A Classroom, Critical Thinking, Primary School, Teaching Kids, Troops, Trauma

2,855 learning innovations around the world that could help solve education's "central paradox"

Countries need to bridge the achievement gap—while teaching kids skills that go way beyond math and reading.

The Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home Apple Watch Bands, Text You, Try On, Airport Security, Technology, Series 3, Watches, Bartender, Phones

The Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home

If you work on your feet, you know.

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Facebook is full of could-be CEOs — but no one ever leaves

The social giant, which has been under fire over the past 18 months because of Russia or Cambridge Analytica or Myanmar or one of numerous other company oversights, shuffled its executive deck in a major way. A lot of people got new jobs and new teams were formed. But hardly anyone left.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., which makes chips for the iPhone and other devices, detailed its progress in recovering from a debilitating computer virus and warned of delayed shipments and reduced revenue because of the impact on its factories. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Computer Virus, Ipad, Apple News, Office Phone, Iphone Models, New Iphone, Landline Phone, Chips

Next Generation iPhone Chips Go Into Production

Apple Inc. manufacturing partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has started mass production of next-generation processors for new iPhones launching later this year, according to people familiar with the matter.

Meet Mobike, a billion-dollar bike-sharing startup from China – TechCrunch Tech News, Chinese, Meet, Forex Trading, Campaign, India, Artificial Intelligence, Technology News, Medium

Chinese bike-sharing giant Mobike is making big plans for India – TechCrunch

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike, which was recently acquired in a $3 billion deal, was already present in India. The company went on an aggressive global expansion spree in 2017; India wasn’t on the radar then, but that’ll soon be rectified …

Lyft makes it easier to track business travel expenses – TechCrunch Uber Ride, Tech Updates, Business Travel, Business News, How To Plan, How To Make, Traveling By Yourself, Gap, Product Launch

Lyft reportedly wants to launch electric scooter service – TechCrunch

Because there aren’t enough electric scooters on the roads, Lyft is looking into launching its own fleet of electric scooters in San Francisco, The Information reports. Lyft would join the likes of Spin, Bird and Lime — the three startups that deployed their scooters in San Francisco, w…

The Line Between Big Tech and Defense Work Pentagon, Big, Technology, News, Tech, Tecnologia

The Line Between Big Tech and Defense Work

Employees at Google are protesting a Pentagon contract. But there are few signs of unrest over CIA deals at Amazon and Microsoft.

Lots of Lobbies and Zero Zombies: How Self-Driving Cars Will Reshape Cities City Car, Visual Diary, Self Driving, Lobbies, Space Travel, Flat Illustration, Automotive Industry, Illustrators, 3 D

Lots of Lobbies and Zero Zombies: How Self-Driving Cars Will Reshape Cities

Urban planners can ditch those outdated layouts and transform the city into a joyful mess of throughways and byways optimized not for cars but for people.

Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts Human Geography, Science Articles, Facts, Notes, Sayings, Productivity Growth, Your Email, The Grim, Industrial Revolution

Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts

Many firms have the required consent already; others don’t have consent to send a request

With new tools and political policies now in place to support them, there could be a boom in employee-owned business ahead as baby boomers retire and sell their companies to their workers. Succession Planning, Business Tips, Politics, Tools, Alternative, Baby, Technology, Tech, Instruments

More U.S. businesses are becoming worker co-ops: Here’s why

With new tools and political policies now in place to support them, there could be a boom in employee-owned business ahead as baby boomers retire and sell their companies to their workers.

There are a number of obstacles to overcome, but Americans are all too familiar with the amount of effort being put towards normalizing self-driving cars. Self Driving, 10 Years, Running Ahead, Cars, American, Effort, Graphics, Technology, Marketing

Roughly half of all Americans expect self-driving cars to become the norm within the next 10 years

There are a number of obstacles to overcome, but Americans are all too familiar with the amount of effort being put towards normalizing self-driving cars.

The social credit system in China has blocked people from taking more than 11 million flights and 4 million train trips. The social credit system is used Future Trends, China, Black Mirror, Train Travel, Singapore, Trips, Politics, Concert, People

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips

The social credit system is made up of blacklists punishing citizens for bad behavior by preventing people from traveling, getting loans or jobs, or staying in hotels, and also by limiting internet access. A national system that scores citizens has been compared to "Black Mirror."

 economic and national security is threatened by China's strategic plan for dominance in multiple areas, FBI Director Christopher Wray said in an interview Friday with Richard Haass, president of … Fbi Director, Strategic Planning, Thought Of The Day, North Korea, China, Superpower, Iran, Interview, Friday

China is the greatest, growing threat to America

While America dawdles and bickers, China is thinking long-term.