Electronics

Hacker News calls for “political detox,” critics cry censorship

Hacker News calls for “political detox,” critics cry censorship
Can social media even exist without political debate? What about trolls? Hacker News, the social news site run by Y Combinator, is trying to find out.
The head of the Hacker News community since 2014, Daniel Gackle (whose HN handle is “dang”) on Monday in...

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What interns and new grads really get paid at top tech companies

What interns and new grads really get paid at top tech companies
From woefully underpaid internships to legendary hiring bonuses at huge Silicon Valley companies, it’s hard for job seekers to know what they’re worth in tech. It’s even harder when they’re new to the rat race.
One undergraduate computer science student a...

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LinkedIn is now officially blocked in Russia

LinkedIn is now officially blocked in Russia
Amid a tense stand-off and attempt at negotiations, Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor has started to enforce a proposed block of LinkedIn in the country, after the social network failed to transfer Russian user data to servers located in the...

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Reports of a Facebook fake news detector are apparently a plugin

Reports of a Facebook fake news detector are apparently a plugin
Update: The feature appears to be an implementation of the Chrome plugin B.S. Detector, which some users took as a test by Facebook itself. We’ll continue to investigate but for now it looks like this is not a Facebook feature. Yes, the irony is rich. 
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