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  • The photographer taking the Twitter war to Trump

    Former White House photographer Pete Souza has turned his portraits of Obama into spiky ripostes to the tweet-happy current president Inauguration Day 2017 was an emotional day. I had spent eight years visually documenting President Barack Obama’s time in office as his chief official White House photographer, and I was exhausted. I looked forward to a break, but knew I’d miss interacting with him and my White House friends. We had all grown close and would suddenly be separated that day at noon....

    the Guardian
  • After gloom over Nasdaq losses, tech investors hope for a ray of sunshine

    Results from Microsoft Google, Amazon and more will show whether this month’s jitters are still affecting the web giants What does the future hold for US tech stocks? The coming weeks will tell, as eight of the most dominant technology companies report results. Microsoft, Alphabet (Google’s parent), Amazon, Snap Inc (Snapchat), Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Spotify are all scheduled to report quarterly results between now and the start of November, with four of them making their announcements on...

    the Guardian
  • Explainer: Facebook's WhatsApp flooded with fake news in Brazil election

    Facebook Inc's popular messaging service WhatsApp has become a political battleground in Brazil's most polarized election in decades, raising concerns that it is distorting debate beyond the public eye.

    IN
  • Saudi Arabia deployed Twitter army against critics: NY Times

    Saudi Arabia deployed an online army to harass dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other critics of the kingdom on Twitter, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

    IN
  • 100 Websites That Shaped the Internet as We Know It

    The World Wide Web is officially old enough for us judge what it’s produced. That’s right, it’s time for the world to start building a canon of the most significant websites of all time, and the Gizmodo staff has opinions.

    Gizmodo
  • Saudi Arabia deployed Twitter army against critics: NY Times

    Saudi Arabia deployed an online army to harass dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other critics of the kingdom on Twitter, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

    U.S.