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The Kremlin invested ‘hundreds of millions’ in Twitter and Facebook through a Kushner associate

Yuri Milner. Getty The “Paradise Papers” show that the Kremlin invested millions into Twitter and Facebook via two major state-owned companies. The money was invested through Yuri Milner, a Russian-American billionaire tech investor who is also associated with Jared Kushner. Milner sold his holdings in both companies years ago and has no apparent connection to Russia’s propaganda […]

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Billionaire Tech Investor, Arrested on Corruption Charges

Photo: AP Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s richest individuals and a major investor in firms including Citigroup, Euro Disney, Apple, Twitter, 21st Century Fox, and Lyft, was arrested on Saturday night as “part of a sweeping anti-corruption crackdown that included detaining 10 other Saudi princes, four country ministers and dozens […]

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3 cloud trends to watch in the move toward Everything-as-a-Service

Software-as-a-Service and the cloud revolution started a trend that has spread to nearly every corner of the IT world: from Desktop-as-a-Service to Infrastructure-as-a-Service to Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service to Platform-as-a-Service to much, much more. Let’s look at three things to watch as the revolution unfolds. 1. The cloud backlash A lot of functions have been moved to the […]

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Twitter is fixing an error that removed ‘bisexual’ from news and photo search results

Earlier today, Twitter users discovered that searching for the term “bisexual” in photos, videos, or news yielded no results, while other search terms, such as “homosexual,” “gay,” or “lesbian did. While the company has reported that it is working to quickly resolve the issue, it’s been criticized for appearing to censor the term. While a […]

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Donald Trump Jr. revives conspiracy theory about Clintons amid Donna Brazile controversy

Donald Trump Jr. on “Hannity.” AP Photo/Richard Drew Donald Trump Jr. revived an unfounded conspiracy theory about the Clintons on Sunday. It came amid a controversy over former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile’s new tell-all book. Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday revived a long-debunked, far-right conspiracy theory involving the death of a former staffer to […]