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Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

By Yuri Kageyama |
The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage.

Verizon Tweaks Prices, Cuts Video Quality on Unlimited Plans

Verizon Tweaks Prices, Cuts Video Quality on Unlimited Plans

Aug 22
Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

By Danica Kirka | Aug 22
British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people.

50 Years After Her Death, Gay Icon Dorothy Parker Trends on Twitter

50 Years After Her Death, Gay Icon Dorothy Parker Trends on Twitter

Aug 22
"Who is Dorothy Parker?" is a question most gay people under fifty might ask. But a better question might be: "Where would gay culture be without her?"

Spacewalking Cosmonauts Release 3-D-Printed Satellite

Spacewalking Cosmonauts Release 3-D-Printed Satellite

By Marcia Dunn | Aug 22
Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world's first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday.

What Major Tech Companies Are Doing on Hate Groups

What Major Tech Companies Are Doing on Hate Groups

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 22
Major companies are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, but say more needs to be done - and more should have been done earlier.