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Amazon is about to be clobbered with a big new tax, and its first instinct is to slam third-party sellers with higher costs

Amazon is about to be clobbered with a big new tax, and its first instinct is to slam third-party sellers with higher costs

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon said it is going to raise fees for its third-party sellers in France by 3% after being hit by the new digital services tax in the country. The new tax was approved by...
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Top 3 Computers for Introducing Your Kids to Comp Sci

1 hour ago   |   Wired

With these clever kits, elementary schoolers can get in-depth, hands-on experience with the tech they'll someday use to "make the world a better place."
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UK Government To Call For Social Media Companies To Combat Vaccine Misinformation

UK Government To Call For Social Media Companies To Combat Vaccine Misinformation

7 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The pressure from Prime Minister Boris Johnson follows U.S. lawmakers calling for accountability from tech giants over the spread of anti-vaccine propaganda.
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The Latest: Suspect in El Paso attack on suicide watch

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

DALLAS - The Latest on the aftermath of an Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso that killed 22 people : 9:30 p.m. The 21-year-old suspect in the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso that...
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Virginia Tech football: 12 days til kickoff with a look back at Maurice DeShazo

9 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Maurice DeShazo DeShazo was Techs first star quarterback when the current bowl streak began. Today is August 19, 2019, which means we are officially just 12 days away from the...
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Technology stocks power a broad rally on Wall Street

10 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The surge in tech stocks followed a U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei an additional 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.
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Huge Group of States Considering Antitrust Probe of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple

10 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair   |   2 articles

“Up to 20 or more” attorneys general could soon join the Justice Department, FTC, and House Judiciary Committee in taking on Big Tech.
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State Attorneys General Said to Be Near Formal Investigation of Tech Companies

12 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Their bipartisan effort comes after a smaller group of the state representatives met last month with antitrust officials at the Justice Department.
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Twitter and Facebook Say China Is Flooding the Internet with Propaganda

13 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair   |   3 articles

The social media platforms have been inundated with misinformation about the Hong Kong protests.
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Local officials tour Lincoln Tech

14 hours ago   |   ABC

The trade school in Moorestown, N.J. is a key partner for the state's healthcare employers training students for careers in medical assisting and many other fields.
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will' two days before his death, leaving behind...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will' two days before his death, leaving behind nearly $600 million trust

Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly signed a will around 48 hours before he was found dead in his cell on August 10, according to court papers obtained by the New York... Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Read more ...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

People are hotly divided about many gun restrictions - but not on extreme risk protection orders. They allow police to temporarily take guns from people seen to be a risk to... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...