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Here’s How to Make Sure You Still See Breitbart Posts After Facebook Changes the Newsfeed

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Facebook is making it harder for users to see content from pages they follow — here's how to ensure you see posts from Breitbart on your newsfeed.

Facebook Will Rank ‘Trusted Sources’ of News Based on ‘User Surveys’

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Facebook will reportedly begin to rank news outlets based on the level of trust users have in them as determined by surveys conducted by the social media platform.

Instagram Introduces Feature Letting Friends Know When You Were Last Online – Here’s How to Turn it Off

Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on Instagram, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident
A new Instagram feature lets your friends know when you were last online — here's how to disable it.

Instagram Introduces Feature Letting Friends Know When You Were Last Online – Here’s How to Turn it Off

Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on Instagram, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident
A new Instagram feature lets your friends know when you were last online — here's how to disable it.

Apple CEO: Trump Tax Plan ‘Will Result in Job Creation and a Faster Growing Economy’

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a recent interview that President Trump's tax plan would result in a faster-growing economy and greater job creation.

Amazon Shortlists 20 Cities for ‘HQ2’ Location

At an event today in Chicago, Amazon employees from nearby fulfillment centers packed 2,000 care packages to send to soldiers abroad who are not able to come home for the holidays Friday, December 4, 2015. Since 2010, Amazon has shipped more than 12 million packages to APO and FPO addresses. The Amazon care packages for the troops included holiday chocolates and snacks alongside an Amazon Fire tablet. The care packages for soldiers headed off in an Amazon branded trailer—one of thousands that Amazon has started to roll-out to increase capacity in the supply chain. Amazon’s Vice President of North America Operations Mike Roth said, “I couldn’t be more pleased that our very first Amazon trailer headed out on the road carrying such special packages—thousands of boxes filled with beloved holiday items and Amazon Fire devices to support troops abroad this holiday season. (Photo by Peter Wynn Thompson/AP Images for Amazon)
Amazon has narrowed the future location of its second headquarters, called "HQ2," to 20 cities. 19 cities in America and Toronto, Canada, remain in the running for the $5 billion project.

Apple Employees Receive $2,500 Bonus Thanks to Trump Tax Plan

Chinese customers look at the new iPhone X at the Apple store in Hangzhou in November 2017
Apple is reportedly giving $2,500 bonuses to most global employees in stock units thanks to President Trump's new tax law.

Facebook CEO’s Mentor: ‘Making You Afraid Is Really Good for Facebook’s Business’

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said the company is handing over information on Russia-linked political advertising to congressional investigators, after agreeing to give the data to a special prosecutor
Roger McNamee, one of Facebook's early investors and a mentor of Mark Zuckerberg, has criticised the company for prioritizing profits over user safety.

Report: Car Companies Increasingly Gather Personal Data of Drivers

Honda's profits have been boosted by strong motorcycle sales
As information privacy becomes increasingly scarce in the world of social media, even car companies have begun collecting massive amounts of data on their drivers.

Report: Robots Require Human Babysitters to Operate Efficiently

A woman plays with Buddy the companion robot by Blue Frog Robotics during the CES Unveiled preview event in Las Vegas
An LA hotel has begun using robot butlers to deliver items to guests rooms — but are robot butlers more effort than they are worth?

Apple Asked to Answer Questions About iPhone Slowdown by Chinese Consumer Group

People take a selfie photograph with an Apple Inc. iPhone in front of an illuminated Christmas tree in Hong Kong, China, on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. With more Chinese tourists likely to travel to Hong Kong next year as the yuan strengthens against the Hong Kong dollar, retailers are poised to benefit from the rise in store sales and falling rents, according to Catherine Lim, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The Shanghai Consumer Council has requested that Apple provide a full explanation for the slowdown of older iPhone models.

Tech Media Silent Once Again on Project Veritas Twitter Bombshells

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: CEO of Twitter and Square Jack Dorsey accepts the award for CEO of the Year onstage during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 28th Annual Awards Gala at Washington Hilton on November 21, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund)
Following the publication of Project Veritas' third bombshell video, which detailed Twitter employees searching through the private messages of users, nearly all major online tech publications have ignored the story entirely.

Tech Media Silent Once Again on Project Veritas Twitter Bombshells

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: CEO of Twitter and Square Jack Dorsey accepts the award for CEO of the Year onstage during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 28th Annual Awards Gala at Washington Hilton on November 21, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund)
Following the publication of Project Veritas' third bombshell video, which detailed Twitter employees searching through the private messages of users, nearly all major online tech publications have ignored the story entirely.

Apple Will Store Chinese iCloud Data in China to Please Government

Apple is setting an ambitious goal for itself to reinvent the smartphone as it strives to fend off fierce competition from rivals, especially in China
Apple has agreed to store the iCloud user data of customers in China on government-backed Chinese servers, despite fears that the government may have access to citizen's private information.

Apple Will Store Chinese iCloud Data in China to Please Government

Apple is setting an ambitious goal for itself to reinvent the smartphone as it strives to fend off fierce competition from rivals, especially in China
Apple has agreed to store the iCloud user data of customers in China on government-backed Chinese servers, despite fears that the government may have access to citizen's private information.

Twitter Software Engineer: ‘You’re Basically Paying for the Right to Use Our Website with Your Data’

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In the latest video from Project Veritas, Twitter employees have alleged that user data is sold to third-party companies for profit.

AirBnB Will Invest $100,000 to Advertise Rentals in ‘Shithole Countries’

A year after Hurricane Matthew hit southern Haiti, over one million citizens are still in need of humanitarian assistance
AirBnB has promised to invest $100,000 in advertising for rentals available in countries which have reportedly been called shithole countries" by Trump.

Facebook Updates NewsFeed to Focus on ‘Friends and Family’

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Facebook has announced an update to users newsfeeds which aims to make posts and content from their friends and family more visible on their timelines.

Facebook Updates NewsFeed to Focus on ‘Friends and Family’

Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook has announced an update to users newsfeeds which aims to make posts and content from their friends and family more visible on their timelines.

Harmeet Dhillon: Google a ‘Bubble of Very Liberal Groupthink’ with ‘Re-education Camp’ Atmosphere for Conservatives

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Harmeet Dhillon, the lawyer filing a class-action lawsuit against Google on behalf of former engineer James Damore, appeared on Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the case.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Announces $33 Million in Scholarships for 1000 Illegal Immigrants


Billionaire Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he will donate $33 million to create college scholarships for 1,000 Illegal Immigrants

Breitbart News Hits Top 10 Most Engaged Facebook Sites in December

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Breitbart News Hits Top 10 Most Engaged Facebook Sites in December

Project Veritas Video Confirms Years of Breitbart Tech Reporting on Twitter


The latest exposé from James O'Keefe's Project Veritas delved into the world of Twitter, confirming years of Breitbart Tech's reporting on the company.

Damore Complaint Shows Allegedly Widespread Intimidation of Conservatives at Google


A class action lawsuit filed by former Google engineer James Damore claims there is a pattern of intimidation of conservatives at Google.

Facebook Bug May Have Revealed User Phone Numbers to Advertisers

Facebook plans to invest $1 billion into original content for streaming
Facebook has announced that a system bug may have revealed users' personal phone numbers to advertisers.

Apple: All iPhones, Macs, and iPads Are Affected by Meltdown and Spectre CPU Bugs

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Apple has revealed that all of their Mac computers, iPads, and iPhones are vulnerable to the Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs recently discovered by Google.

Report: Intel CEO Sold $24 Million in Stock While Company Was Aware of Massive CPU Bug

A picture taken on October 17, 2016 shows an employee typing on a computer keyboard at the headquarters of Internet security giant Kaspersky in Moscow.
A new report states that Intel CEO Brian Krzanich sold $24 million in stocks in November shortly after the company was made aware of a massive vulnerability in the computing giant's processors.

Facebook Scraps ‘Disputed’ Fake News Tag, Claims ‘Opposite Effect to What We Intended’

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Social media giant Facebook will no longer be marking news stories as "disputed" as the company says people are more likely to believe possibly inaccurate news stories with the associated tag.

WSJ: Google-Facebook Duopoly Is a ‘Threat to Diversity of Thought’

Facebook will rely more heavily on an algorithm to operate its trending news feature, no longer requiring people to write descriptions
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article titled "The Google-Facebook Duopoly Threatens Diversity of Thought," finally acknowledging a point that Breitbart News has been stating for some time.

WSJ: Google-Facebook Duopoly Is a ‘Threat to Diversity of Thought’

Facebook will rely more heavily on an algorithm to operate its trending news feature, no longer requiring people to write descriptions
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article titled "The Google-Facebook Duopoly Threatens Diversity of Thought," finally acknowledging a point that Breitbart News has been stating for some time.

WSJ: Google-Facebook Duopoly Is a ‘Threat to Diversity of Thought’

Facebook will rely more heavily on an algorithm to operate its trending news feature, no longer requiring people to write descriptions
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article titled "The Google-Facebook Duopoly Threatens Diversity of Thought," finally acknowledging a point that Breitbart News has been stating for some time.

France Gives WhatsApp One Month to Stop Sharing User Data with Facebook

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France Gives WhatsApp One Month to Stop Sharing User Data with Facebook

Uber Driver Charged in Sexual Assault of Teenager

Uber drivers in London are worried about the consequences for their personal finances if the ride-hailing app loses its appear against a ban in the British capital.
Another Uber driver has been charged with rape, this time of a 16-year-old girl in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Alibaba to Sell Cars in China Using Massive Vending Machines

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Chinese tech giant and retailer Alibaba recently announced their plan to develop giant vehicle vending machines where customers can purchase cars.

J.K. Rowling: God Is a Black Woman


Author of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, recently expressed her belief that God is a black woman following the defeat of Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate election.

CNN: Anderson Cooper’s Anti-Trump Tweet Came from Assistant’s Phone, not ‘Hack’

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CNN has released a statement claiming that a tweet sent from Anderson Cooper's account calling Trump a "pathetic loser" was sent from the phone of Cooper's assistant, who had left the device unsupervised at his gym.

Boeing Vows to Beat SpaceX to Mars, Elon Musk Says ‘Do It’

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The CEO of Boeing recently stated his belief that the company will transport astronauts to Mars before Elon Musk's SpaceX.

Report: Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Man to Keep Data Breach Quiet

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Uber reportedly paid a 20-year-old Florida man $100,000 via a bug reporting reward system to keep the data breach of 57 million users information a secret.

Report: Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Man to Keep Data Breach Quiet

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Uber reportedly paid a 20-year-old Florida man $100,000 via a bug reporting reward system to keep the data breach of 57 million users information a secret.

Report: Apple to Begin Paying Ireland Billions in Back Taxes

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Apple is expected to begin paying back billions of dollars owed to the country of Ireland in back taxes.
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