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Human Rights Watch: Chinese tech giants like Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent discriminate against women in some job listings by posting "men only" job ads, more (Shannon Liao/The Verge)

Shannon Liao / The Verge: Human Rights Watch: Chinese tech giants like Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent discriminate against women in some job listings by posting “men only” job ads, more  —  Qualifications for the job: Must be a man  — 

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Verizon Q1 earnings beat estimates with revenue of $31.77B, up 6.6% YoY, and a net increase of 260K retail postpaid customers (Roger Cheng/CNET)

Roger Cheng / CNET: Verizon Q1 earnings beat estimates with revenue of $31.77B, up 6.6% YoY, and a net increase of 260K retail postpaid customers  —  For Verizon, no news is bad news when it comes to customer growth.  — 

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Amazon partners with GM and Volvo to launch in-car package delivery service for Prime subscribers in 37 cities in the US (Andrew J. Hawkins/The Verge)

Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge: Amazon partners with GM and Volvo to launch in-car package delivery service for Prime subscribers in 37 cities in the US  —  New service in collaboration with GM and Volvo will launch in 37

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Inside Amazon's Lab126 and the Alexa Voice Services team, which has helped manufacturers pack Alexa into more than a hundred consumer devices (Ry Crist/CNET)

Ry Crist / CNET: Inside Amazon’s Lab126 and the Alexa Voice Services team, which has helped manufacturers pack Alexa into more than a hundred consumer devices  —  “JR” has a big, dumb grin on his face as he meanders around

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Facebook publishes the internal guidelines it uses to enforce its public Community Standards, will allow users to appeal when their posts are taken down (Monika Bickert/Facebook)

Monika Bickert / Facebook: Facebook publishes the internal guidelines it uses to enforce its public Community Standards, will allow users to appeal when their posts are taken down  —  One of the questions we’re asked most often is how we

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Consortium of Amazon, Netflix, and many Hollywood studios sues IPTV service SET TV, claims mass copyright infringement, seeks injunction to shutter service (Ernesto/TorrentFreak)

Ernesto / TorrentFreak: Consortium of Amazon, Netflix, and many Hollywood studios sues IPTV service SET TV, claims mass copyright infringement, seeks injunction to shutter service  —  Several major Hollywood studios, Amazon, and Netflix have filed a lawsuit against Set Broadcast,

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YouTube releases its first community guidelines enforcement report: 8M+ videos removed in Q4 2017, with 6.7M first flagged by machines (YouTube Blog)

YouTube Blog: YouTube releases its first community guidelines enforcement report: 8M+ videos removed in Q4 2017, with 6.7M first flagged by machines  —  In December we shared how we’re expanding our work to remove content that violates our policies.  Today,

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As it prepares to launch a podcasts app, Google adds seamless podcast listening across devices, allowing users to listen on a phone and resume on Google Home (Steve Pratt/Pacific Content)

Steve Pratt / Pacific Content: As it prepares to launch a podcasts app, Google adds seamless podcast listening across devices, allowing users to listen on a phone and resume on Google Home  —  Google has a new podcasting strategy that

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Facebook gives its definition of terrorism, says it took action on 1.9M pieces of ISIS and al-Qaeda content in Q1, ~2x the previous quarter, finding 99% itself (Sarah Frier/Bloomberg)

Sarah Frier / Bloomberg: Facebook gives its definition of terrorism, says it took action on 1.9M pieces of ISIS and al-Qaeda content in Q1, ~2x the previous quarter, finding 99% itself  —  Facebook Inc. said it was able to remove

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Twitch's Bits, a virtual good for fans to reward streamers, now work with Twitch Extensions, letting both creators and devs earn money via 80/20 revenue split (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Twitch’s Bits, a virtual good for fans to reward streamers, now work with Twitch Extensions, letting both creators and devs earn money via 80/20 revenue split  —  Twitch’s Bits, a virtual good that allows fans to

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