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The Facebook Pages With the Largest Share of Debate Conversation

Which Facebook pages are engaging people the most about Tuesday’s presidential debate? Here are the top 10.

Seattle Passes Minimum Pay Rate for Uber and Lyft Drivers

The city became the second in the nation to create a compensation standard for ride-hailing drivers, after New York.

Right-Wing Sites Falsely Claim Biden Got Debate Questions in Advance

Fox News, which is providing the moderator for the debate tonight, called the claim “entirely false.”

The Long History of ‘Hidden Earpiece’ Conspiracy Theories

Ahead of Tuesday’s debate, right-wing commentators (and President Trump’s campaign) speculated that Joe Biden might be equipped with a hidden earpiece. It’s a decades-old charge without much evidence.

Slack Slowdown Frustrates Remote Workers

The company said the “performance issues we’ve been seeing should be mostly resolved” but users may continue to see errors this morning on the popular workplace messaging service.

Philippine leader Duterte Lashes Out at Facebook After Fake Accounts Removed

The Philippine leader, who harnessed the social network as he rose to power, is now making vague threats to shut it down.

Apple and Epic Games Spar Over Returning Fortnite to the App Store

The two companies argued in federal court over Apple’s power over apps, as their fight heads to trial next year.

How ‘Save the Children’ Is Keeping QAnon Alive

Appropriating anti-trafficking narratives is helping the pro-Trump conspiracy theory fuel its community’s hunger for vengeance.

TikTok Wins Reprieve From U.S. Ban

A federal judge’s preliminary injunction means the app stores can continue offering the video app for downloads for now.

Google Demands Its 30% Cut From App Developers in Play Store

Some companies like Netflix and Spotify had avoided making the payment when people paid for something inside their apps.

Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

The e-commerce giant had struggled to gain a foothold in a society that prefers to shop in person, with cash, but now Italians are hooked on online shopping.

U.S. Places Restrictions on China’s Leading Chip Maker

The export controls follow a review in which the United States concluded that Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation’s chips may be used by the Chinese military.
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