Facebook Gave More Than 150 Companies, Including Microsoft, Netflix, Spotify, Amazon and Yahoo, Unprecedented Access To Users' Personal Data: NYT
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Researchers Demonstrate Teleportation Using On-Demand Photons From Quantum Dots
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SpaceX Raising $500 Million To Help Build Its 'Starlink' Satellite Broadband Network
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Microsoft's Next-Gen Xbox Consoles Are Codenamed 'Anaconda' and 'Lockhart'
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Ex-Uber Engineer Claims a Self-Driving Car Drove Him Coast-To-Coast
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Researchers Make RAM From a Phase Change We Don't Entirely Understand
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Turning Off Facebook Location Tracking Doesn't Stop It From Tracking Your Location
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Google Opens Document Editing To Users Without a Google Account
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UK Police Are Testing Facial Recognition on Christmas Shoppers in London this Week
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AT&T Opens 5G Network in 12 US Cities, Announces Pricing For First 5G Mobile Device and Service
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Sphero Discontinues Its BB-8, R2-D2, and Other Licensed Disney Products
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Former NASA Engineer Designed Glitter Bomb Trap To Avenge Amazon Delivery Theft Victims
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A generalistic fast (low TTL) Mastodon instance for USA and Canada.

A no-nonsense, Nazi-free social media. Serving Philadelphia-New York-Toronto-Montrèal areas with fast response and low latency.

Home of the Mastodon Newsbot Service

The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

Tech Newsbots

Some other newsbots

  • RT - Russia Today, the Russian state news broadcaster (English)
  • Le Monde - The World, popular French newspaper (French)