Today, Congress investigates whether social media hates conservatives

This morning, the House Judiciary Committee will hear arguments about whether Facebook, Google, Twitter, and other big tech companies are discriminating against conservatives. In some ways, it’s a smaller version of the marathon Facebook hearings earlier this month — but instead of focusing on broad questions about web platforms’ social …

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Gmail still lacks these important features

Gmail has a new look and new tools today, courtesy of a redesign that Google (GOOG, GOOGL) pushed out two weeks before its big I/O developer conference. The update to Gmail — available in a browser if you click the gear icon at the top right and select “Try the …

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LG’s record profits show Samsung missed out on OLED TVs

LG just announced record earnings for its first three months of the year, making 1.11 trillion won ($1.03 billion) in profit off 15.12 trillion won ($14.1 billion) in revenue — the highest first-quarter figures in company history. The standout performer was LG’s home entertainment division, which reported a 76.5-percent increase …

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How to enable the new Gmail right now

Google just updated Gmail with one of its biggest redesigns in a long time. The update brings several security features like confidential mode, which allows you to add two-factor authentication and / or set expiration dates for individual emails. Phishing alerts are also now highlighted in a much clearer way, …

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Nintendo Switch drives staggering 500 percent profit jump

Nintendo sold just over 15 million Switch consoles in the last financial year, matching its own raised expectations after a hugely successful launch. The company initially planned to ship 10 million in the year from April 2017, then upped its forecast to 14 million last October, then again to 15 …

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