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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care 0

Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

Photo: Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Anadolu Agency (Getty Images) More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians...

Apple partners with ABC on 2020 presidential coverage in the Apple News app 0

Apple partners with ABC on 2020 presidential coverage in the Apple News app

Apple announced today it will collaborate with ABC News on coverage of the upcoming 2020 U.S. presidential election in its Apple News app. The efforts will kick off with the Democratic primary debate on February 7,...

Twitter is bringing back Election Labels to identify 2020 U.S. election candidates 0

Twitter is bringing back Election Labels to identify 2020 U.S. election candidates

With just under a year until U.S. Election Day, Twitter is bringing back its Election Labels, which provide information about political candidates — including what office they’re running for and their state and district...

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high 0

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high

Facebook’s latest transparency report is out. The social media giant said the number of government demands for user data increased by 16% to 128,617 demands during the first-half of this year compared to the...

Twitter says government demands for user data continue to rise 0

Twitter says government demands for user data continue to rise

Twitter says the number of government demands for user data are at a record high. In its latest transparency report covering the six-months between January and June, the social media giant said it received...

FT 19.10.23 PoliticsTwitter Most prolific political tweeters make up small share US adults Twitter public accounts 0

Just 6% of U.S. adults on Twitter account for 73% of political tweets…and they disapprove of Trump

A small number of prolific U.S. Twitter users create the majority of tweets, and that extends to Twitter discussions around politics, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center out today. Building...

Trump gets on Twitch 0

Trump gets on Twitch

The reelection campaign will be livestreamed. US president Donald Trump has joined Amazon-owned livestreaming platform Twitch. Twitch is best known as a social video streaming platform for gamers but does host other content, including...

Silicon Valley’s competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz 0

Silicon Valley’s competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz

“If Silicon Valley is going to keep telling itself the story that the only uses of their technology will be the most optimistic, the most hopeful, the most salubrious, the most prosocial,” New Yorker...

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