Dec 9th 2018
This Week in Tech 696
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- What role did Facebook play in the French riots?
- Tumblr bans porn, Facebook bans vague hints that sex might be a thing that exists.
- Meanwhile in the UK, Parliament releases sensitive internal Facebook memos and emails.
- Tik Tok is where all the youngs are at.
- And then there were 5: Google tries to make sense of its Messaging platforms. Meanwhile, Apple's iMessage is the one app that could rule them all.
- Microsoft puts some Chromium in their Edge.
- Canada arrests Huawei's CFO for allegedly violating sanctions on Iran.
- Australia passes a dangerously vague anti-encryption law.
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- The "Yellow Jackets" Riots In France Are What Happens When Facebook Gets Involved With Local News
- Tumblr Staff — A better, more positive Tumblr
- How Tumblr went from being the most porn-friendly social media site to banning porn - The Verge
- After Getting FOSTA Turned Into Law, Facebook Tells Its Users To Stop Using Naughty Words
- UK Parliament publishes redacted copies of sensitive, internal Facebook documents
- Why You Should Never, Ever Use Quora
- The latest on Messages, Allo, Duo and Hangouts
- Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser that will replace Edge on Windows 10
- Canada has arrested Huawei's global CFO
- 415,000 routers worldwide hijacked to secretly mine cryptocurrency
- Chinese Scientist Responsible for Gene-Edited Babies Has Reportedly Gone Missing
- China forms new body to review ethics risks of video games | South China Morning Post
- Tesla Vehicles have driven well over 1.2 billion miles while on autopilot
- Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent - ProtonMail Blog