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Researchers Make RAM From a Phase Change We Don't Entirely Understand

Turning Off Facebook Location Tracking Doesn't Stop It From Tracking Your Location

Google Opens Document Editing To Users Without a Google Account

UK Police Are Testing Facial Recognition on Christmas Shoppers in London this Week

AT&T Opens 5G Network in 12 US Cities, Announces Pricing For First 5G Mobile Device and Service

Sphero Discontinues Its BB-8, R2-D2, and Other Licensed Disney Products

Former NASA Engineer Designed Glitter Bomb Trap To Avenge Amazon Delivery Theft Victims

France Will Tax Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon In New Year

'Google Isn't the Company That We Should Have Handed the Web Over To'

US Ballistic Missile Systems Have No Antivirus, No Data Encryption, and No 2FA, DOD Report Finds

Senate Report Shows Russia Used Social Media To Support Trump In 2016

Junk Food Cravings Linked To a Lack of Sleep, Study Suggests

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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)