Huawei R&D Lab Catches Fire in Dongguan, China
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Gif: The PaperHuawei’s research and development lab in the city of Dongguan, China is on fire, with large clouds of gray smoke billowing from the building, according to multiple videos posted to social media and the state news outlet Global Times. It’s not clear what caused the blaze, but firefighters are on the scene, according…

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Lindsey Graham said in 2016 to use his words against him. Twitter followed through.
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By Morgan Sung2020-09-19 22:46:00 UTC Senator Lindsey Graham’s own words are being used against him, thanks to old videos recirculating on Twitter.  Graham is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the cohort of senators who review judicial nominations. In the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, he’s facing pressure to reject any nominee chosen…

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How to use Triller, in case TikTok actually gets banned
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TikTok may be the app-du-jour, but its presence in the United States may not last.  Enter Triller, the video sharing platform emerging as the alternative to TikTok amid uncertainty over the app’s future. Popular stars like Charli D’Amelio, the most followed person on TikTok, are starting their own accounts on Triller. D’Amelio is still posting…

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YouTube brings back more human moderators after AI systems over-censor
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YouTube says it’s bringing back human moderators who were “put offline” during the pandemic after the company’s AI filters failed to match their accuracy. Back in March, YouTube said it would rely more on machine learning systems to flag and remove content that violated its policies on things like hate speech and misinformation. But YouTube…

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How an Oregon Wildfire Became One of the Most Destructive
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transcriptThe Almeda fire left a path of destruction as it tore through the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon. About 24 hours after it started, an estimated 2,350 homes had been left in ashes. We used satellite images, videos and social media posts to track what happened.This was the night of Sept. 8 in Talent, Oregon.…

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