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Kim Dotcom Wins Settlement from New Zealand Police for 2012 Raid

Kim Dotcom Wins Settlement from New Zealand Police for 2012 Raid

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the now defunct file-sharing site Megaupload, has won an undisclosed settlement from the New Zealand police over their dawn raid on his house in 2012 which saw him arrested as part of an FBI investigation into his websites.

Facebook Explains How Users’ Accounts Are Handled After They Die

Facebook Explains How Users’ Accounts Are Handled After They Die

In a post on Facebook's Newsroom, Monika Bickert, director of global policy management, explained the process employed by the social media company for the treatment of profiles for users who have passed away, something that most social networking sites do not take into account.

YouTube CEO Claims Discrimination Rampant In Tech Industry

YouTube CEO Claims Discrimination Rampant In Tech Industry

The CEO of YouTube, Susan Wojcicki, responded in Fortune to the recent viewpoint diversity memo by James Damore. She claimed that she had faced massive discrimination for being a woman working in the technology industry, and that implicit biases still exist within it, despite exact claims to the contrary in Damore's memo.

Breitbart’s Schilling, Nate Church on Esports: ‘The Next NFL’

Breitbart’s Schilling, Nate Church on Esports: ‘The Next NFL’

Breitbart Tech’s gaming expert Nate Church joined Curt Schilling, himself a long-time gamer and former development studio founder, on Schilling’s show Whatever It Takes to discuss the growing phenomenon of eSports, with its huge presence in Asia and rapid growth in the United States.

Facebook AI Invents New Language Not Understandable by Humans

Facebook AI Invents New Language Not Understandable by Humans

Artifical Intelligence being developed by Facebook has invented its own language system to convey detailed information with greater efficiency; however, to human eyes, the messages are completely nonsensical.

Report: Google Paying Academics Who Write Favorable Papers

Report: Google Paying Academics Who Write Favorable Papers

According to a report by the Campaign for Accountability, Google has paid researchers that produced papers and projects painting Google in a positive light, including at least one who did not disclose that he had received any funding from them.

Facebook Clamps Down on ‘Low Quality’ Links on Newsfeeds

Facebook Clamps Down on ‘Low Quality’ Links on Newsfeeds

Facebook is rolling out an update that would throttle links from users who are judged to be posting "vast amounts" of low-quality content onto their profiles and clogging up the news feeds of their friends.

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