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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube algorithms could be radicalizing people, congressional Democrats say - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:53
A letter to the CEOs of several major tech companies says their platforms may push people toward extremism.
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Tom Daschle: Biden, Schumer, McConnell have a combined '100 years of working together'

MSNBC Latest News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:52
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the standoff between Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell over an organizing resolution, and the prospects for bipartisanship in a 50-50 senate. When I look at the three leaders, President Biden, Chuck Schumer, and Mitch McConnell, they have almost a century of Senate service, a century. That's 100 years of working together in various ways," Daschle says. "If a century of service in the senate doesn't serve as a fact
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Biden: 'No one should have to choose between their livelihoods and their own health'

MSNBC Latest News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:32
President Biden announced he would be signing two executive orders to help provide economic relief to Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic, saying "no one should have to choose between their livelihoods and their own health."
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EU parliament invites Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet CEOs to hearing, report says - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:31
The European Parliament is discussing more digital regulation.
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Thunberg: 'Time will tell' if Biden administration fulfills climate promises

MSNBC Latest News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:59
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg says that the climate goals from the Biden administration are "very far from being in line with the Paris Agreement" but welcomes the new tone from the president.
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Joe Biden nixes Donald Trump's Diet Coke-summoning button, says report - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:54
President Joe Biden apparently won't be summoning Diet Cokes with the press of a button.
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Microsoft patent details tech that could turn dead people into AI chatbots - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:49
It's Black Mirror come to life.
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Biden signs executive actions impacting other countries worldwide

MSNBC Latest News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:34
President Biden is making his first call to a foreign leader today since his inauguration, putting a focus on the United States’ relationship with other countries around the world. Eurasia Group founder and president Ian Bremmer join Stephanie Ruhle to discuss why his call might be a little tense.
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Hubble snaps swoon-worthy view of ethereal 'Lost Galaxy' - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:26
The galaxy's not really lost, but there's a sweet reason for the nickname.
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Don't worry, the electric BMW i4 will be able to drift - Roadshow

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:13
BMW says the i4 will have up to 530 horsepower and sporty handling characteristics.
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BMW i4 electric sedan drifts around the track in final testing - Roadshow

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:12
This sleek four-door liftback will debut later this year.
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Biden Press Secy. Jen Psaki announces efforts to combat domestic violent extremism

MSNBC Latest News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 18:54
Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced efforts the Biden administration will be taking to combat the "growing national security threat" of domestic violent extremism. Included in these efforts, the Director of National Intelligence will be asked to complete a "comprehensive threat assessment" in the country.
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2021 Buick Envision: Banishing the bland - Roadshow

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:45
This redesigned utility vehicle is a real looker, with dramatic proportions, a killer interior and plenty of technology.
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Final Fantasy creator hints new mobile RPG could arrive this year - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:42
Hironobu Sakaguchi's Fantasian could finally be coming to Apple Arcade in 2021.
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Elon Musk to put $100M toward fighting global warming - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:32
The money will go toward "a prize for best carbon capture technology," says the Tesla and SpaceX CEO. It's his latest effort to tackle climate change.
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Microsoft gives Xbox Live Gold a price hike to make Game Pass more tempting - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:17
The new pricing seems designed to push people toward Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
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Biden reportedly hiring cybersecurity experts in wake of SolarWinds hack - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:02
The hack, which became public in December, hit several federal agencies and many companies.
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Ford Mustang Mach-E's most efficient trim gets final EPA range estimate - Roadshow

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:52
The California Route 1 trim achieves Ford's goal and goes over 300 miles on a full charge.
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This is my favorite cycling gear for winter 2021 - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:46
All of the gadgets, accessories, apparel and services currently keeping me happy in the saddle.
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Baseball icon Hank Aaron dies at 86

MSNBC Latest News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:42
Home-run hitting baseball legend Hank Aaron has died at age 86. Aaron spent 21 seasons of his 23-year career playing for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves and broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.
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