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‘Fire Zuck’ projected onto location of Facebook shareholders’ meeting

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They say visualizing your goal is the first step toward making it a reality. 

The nonprofit Fight for the Future leaned into that belief hard on Wednesday night with a giant projection calling for the firing of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Oh yeah, and it projected said message onto the side of the hotel hosting today’s 11 a.m. Facebook shareholders’ meeting. 

“There is no single silver bullet solution that will ‘fix’ Facebook,” the group wrote in a Medium post documenting the protest….

Converse introduces trans-themed shoes for Pride and Twitter is happy for once

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Brands sometimes go too hard during Pride season. Every once in a while, however, they get it right.

The year 2019 has already brought us one *actually good* example. Converse recently introduced its LGBTQ Pride sneaker line, which now includes sneakers modeled after the Transgender Pride flag.

This is the first time Converse has ever had a trans-specific sneaker.

The trans-specific sneakers currently retail for $80….

Converse introduces trans-themed shoes for Pride and Twitter is happy for once

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Brands sometimes go too hard during Pride season. Every once in a while, however, they get it right.

The year 2019 has already brought us one *actually good* example. Converse recently introduced its LGBTQ Pride sneaker line, which now includes sneakers modeled after the Transgender Pride flag.

This is the first time Converse has ever had a trans-specific sneaker.

The trans-specific sneakers currently retail for $80….

Google’s drone delivery service just got approved for public use in Australia

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Drone deliveries have been the subject of many a flashy promo video over the years, but until now, they haven’t been available for everyone to use whenever they want. That’s still the case in most of the world, but one part of Australia just won the ability to get things delivered through the air.

Limited drone deliveries courtesy of Wing are now available in Australia’s capital city of Canberra, the drone service announced on Monday. Wing is part of Alphabet, making it one of Google’s…

Yep, your IT guy blames you for your computer problems

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Have you tried turning it off and on?

Two new studies confirm every computer dunce’s worst fears: IT professionals (i.e. the technological bedrock of corporate America) blame the employees they’re bound to help for their computer problems — at least when it comes to security.

A column for ZDNet synthesizes the findings of two new surveys about what IT professionals consider the biggest security threats. Overwhelmingly, the people tasked with protecting our corporate digital lives fear the…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app

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It’s been a wild 24 hours at Facebook HQ, and employees are not handling it well. 

Following a blockbuster Jan. 29 report from TechCrunch detailing how Facebook paid teens to spy on their smartphones, and the subsequent backlash from Apple, employees of the social media giant have taken to the anonymous workplace discussion app Blind to vent. And oh boy, is it ugly. 

For those unfamiliar with Blind, the app is designed to allow employees of major companies to semi-anonymously discuss the…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app

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It’s been a wild 24 hours at Facebook HQ, and employees are not handling it well. 

Following a blockbuster Jan. 29 report from TechCrunch detailing how Facebook paid teens to spy on their smartphones, and the subsequent backlash from Apple, employees of the social media giant have taken to the anonymous workplace discussion app Blind to vent. And oh boy, is it ugly. 

For those unfamiliar with Blind, the app is designed to allow employees of major companies to semi-anonymously discuss the…

‘F*ck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app

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It’s been a wild 24 hours at Facebook HQ, and employees are not handling it well. 

Following a blockbuster Jan. 29 report from TechCrunch detailing how Facebook paid teens to spy on their smartphones, and the subsequent backlash from Apple, employees of the social media giant have taken to the anonymous workplace discussion app Blind to vent. And oh boy, is it ugly. 

For those unfamiliar with Blind, the app is designed to allow employees of major companies to semi-anonymously discuss the…

Original ‘Fallout’ creators drop trailer for sci-fi adventure game ‘The Outer Worlds’

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From the original creators of Fallout, Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, comes a new single-player RPG we’re supremely keen to jump into.

The Outer Worlds is the latest sci-fi adventure from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division, with the first trailer dropped during the 2018 Game Awards on Thursday.

Coming in 2019 to Xbox One, PS4, and PC, the game is set in a corporate colony at the far reaches of the galaxy, where a deep conspiracy threatens to destroy everything. Classic. Read…

Original ‘Fallout’ creators drop trailer for sci-fi adventure game ‘The Outer Worlds’

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From the original creators of Fallout, Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky, comes a new single-player RPG we’re supremely keen to jump into.

The Outer Worlds is the latest sci-fi adventure from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division, with the first trailer dropped during the 2018 Game Awards on Thursday.

Coming in 2019 to Xbox One, PS4, and PC, the game is set in a corporate colony at the far reaches of the galaxy, where a deep conspiracy threatens to destroy everything. Classic. Read…