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The Female Governors’ Summit aims to get more girls into tech

Jobs in computer science and engineering aren't just highly lucrative — they're also crucial for national innovation. With that in mind, Oklahoma's Governor Mary Fallin, Rhode Island's Governor Gina Raimondo and Iowa's Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynol…

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Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a …

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Online ad exchange AppNexus cuts off Breitbart

Online advertising exchange AppNexus has cut off Breitbart News, the ultraconservative outlet that has served as a platform for the “alt-right,” a white nationalist movement. It is citing its …

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How Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are stepping up measures to fight online abuse

Twitter this week announced specific measures to tackle repeated abuse, bullying and harassment on the social network, offering similar functions to those already available on Instagram and mirroring efforts made by Facebook. Twitter is first of all extending its “Mute” function to notifications, making it possible to block specific keywords, phrases and even entire conversations. Twitter also promises to make it easier for users to report any behavior targeting users on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability or disease.

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The Engadget Podcast Ep 11: Everybody Hurts

Managing editor Dana Wollman and senior editor Mona Lalwani join host Terrence O'Brien to talk Macbook rumors, Amazon ISP ambitions and Julian Assange. Then they'll talk about all the work that went into Engadget's five part series covering the world…

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