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USA Today editor who called for ORU to be banned by NCAA fired for controversial tweet

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“USA Today” has fired the editor who wrote a controversial column demanding that a Christian university be banned from the NCAA basketball tournament. Hemal Jhaveri, who formerly worked as the race and ...

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Utah Governor signs phone porn filter law

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Smartphones and tablets will have a porn filter after the governor of Utah signed a new law meant to protect children. The law, which was signed Tuesday, requires a filter blocking pornography ...

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Parler back online with commitment to free speech

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Parler is back. The interim CEO Mark Meckler said it will continue the company’s vision of being a space that protects free speech in a way that is “more firm and entrenched ...

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DOJ: It was Facebook, not Parler, that fueled capitol riot

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The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI have released new data contradicting media narratives that social media app Parler was the cause of the Capitol riot. Parler, the main competitor to ...

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Merkel, world leaders defend President Trump over Big Tech bans

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Leaders around the world are criticizing big tech companies for banning President Donald Trump from their social media platforms. The president has currently been banned from Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, Reddit, and Instagram while ...

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Ted Cruz slams Twitter CEO: “Who the hell elected you” to censor news?

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Polls show that Americans are alarmed by bias and censorship from social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. Senator Ted Cruz led leaders in the Senate in grilling the CEOs of Facebook, ...

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VIDEO: Google admits work to censor, meddle in election

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An undercover journalism nonprofit has released a video of a Google staffer speaking about the ability of the big tech giant to boost or censor political views. Adriano Amaduzzi, a technical account manager at Google Marketing, ...

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‘Future of religious oppression’: Sam Brownback on China’s high-tech persecution

Former Kansas governor and senator Sam Brownback said China’s use of high-tech surveillance to oppress and monitor Uighur Muslims is the future of religious oppression that could spread across the world. Brownback ...

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Ark Encounter opens high-tech ‘Truth Traveler’ virtual reality experience

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Many Americans will be eager to travel again after the pandemic, and the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky., will be ready for them. The popular attraction has opened a high-tech $3 million ...

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Apps that might be worth a download for yourself or family

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Let’s face it, new apps are being cranked out for you and your kids’ phones every day. And, of course, being a careful parent, the job is left to you to keep ...

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Commerce official drops the bomb: Tech companies need to stop editorializing or else

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Google, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies will lose their liability protections unless they stop editorializing and banning speech content according to a Commerce Department official. When a social media company “shapes and controls ...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon to splash down Sunday

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The Crew Dragon spaceship is scheduled to return to Earth Sunday afternoon with a splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico. The two-person craft, built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX Corporation, will end a ...

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NBC’s new streaming service Peacock is worth watching – and it’s free

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America’s one millionth streaming service launched in July, but this one has a unique element that makes it stand out from the rest: It’s free. Sort of. Of course, NBC’s new Peacock ...

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Christian human rights group joins others denouncing New York Times

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Two human rights groups have condemned a recent New York Times (NYT) report for what they described as an “open display of religious bigotry” against the spiritual group Falun Gong, which is ...

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US may ban communist Chinese app TikTok over security concerns

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TikTok, the social media app gaining popularity in the U.S. and around the world, may soon be banned. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is ...

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Missouri leads way in reopening with explosion of tech jobs

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Missouri is gaining a national reputation as a technology center as the state economy rebounds from the government-mandated Covid lockdown. Accenture Federal Services recently selected St. Louis for its new Advanced Technology ...

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Overwhelmed by streaming services?

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HBO Max debuted this week leaving many people reeling as they pick and choose which streaming services are best for their families. As Vulture.com points out, “Finding something to watch on TV ...

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What you need to know about China’s cyber war with the U.S.

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China’s Cyber War on America has been ceaseless, comprehensive and longstanding. In the past 15 years, China has hacked official government departments, defense contractors, utility companies, and U.S. and alliedintelligence agencies. The ...

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Podcasting shows surprising trends during pandemic

At the beginning of this year, podcasting was projected to be one of the hottest new media. After experiencing a half dozen years of 20% annual growth, this was going to be ...

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Facebook sparks controversy by naming Muslim Brotherhood activist to ‘oversight’ board

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LONDON – The name of Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Yemeni Nobel Prize winner Tawakkol Karman stood out as an odd addition to the oversight board of Facebook. The new oversight body includes four chairs: Former ...

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Digital evangelism explodes in popularity during coronavirus outbreak

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Christian Vision, a ministry that has focused on online digital evangelism for the past 10 years, has seen explosive growth in the use of its digital media. The organization is supporting churches ...

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Favorite podcast? Readers give us their suggestions

The mind is a horrible thing to waste! We have heard this slogan for many years. However, it is true these days with COVID-19. There’s only so much television one can watch. ...

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Worst passwords for 2019 – which one did you use?

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For what seems like the umpteenth time, “123456” and “password” are in the top five most commonly used passwords again this year, according to SplashData, who evaluates millions of leaked passwords each ...

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Trump signs act aimed at ending annoying robocalls

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Are the days of annoying robocalls numbered? They may be after President Donald Trump signed an act on Dec. 30 aimed at deterring the spam calls and setting penalties for those that ...

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Panel says hyperloop test track in Missouri could cost $500 million

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Will Missourians support the controversial hyperloop linking the state’s two largest cities? That’s the hope of a blue ribbon panel charged with investigating the idea. An announcement Monday afternoon by House Speaker ...

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