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Is Twitter Afraid of Its Own Platform?

The company rolls out a new harassment policy but won’t explain it to users on Twitter. 

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April 21 2015 6:04 PMA 3-D–Printed Bottle Clinches a Murder Trial
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April 21 2015 1:08 PMIf You Can’t Stop It, Hide ItTwitter has a new plan to make its community less abusive—by siloing off abuse.
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April 20 2015 12:28 PMIt’s the Beginning of the End for FM Radio
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April 20 2015 10:21 AMUdder ConfusionMeet biohacked vegan cheese, the creamy, dreamy oxymoron coming to a table near you.
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April 17 2015 6:13 PMPirate Bay Co-Founder Cruelly Held in Swedish Prison Without Classic Nintendo
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April 16 2015 4:19 PMWhy Astronomers Hate iRobot’s New Robotic Lawnmower  
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April 16 2015 1:12 PMThe Worst Voting Machine in AmericaIts password? “Admin.”
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April 15 2015 7:20 PMSpain Is Banning Protesters in Front of Parliament, So Activists Sent Holograms Instead
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April 15 2015 5:20 PMSpace Is Finally Civilized: The International Space Station Is Getting Espresso
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April 15 2015 1:44 PMEU Brings Antitrust Charges Against Google Related to Android and Search
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April 14 2015 6:49 PMThis Fantastic Documentary Lays Out Everything About Online Privacy
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April 14 2015 2:34 PMThe Great Cannon, Heartbleed, and POODLEHow cybersecurity threats get names—and why they’re important.
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April 14 2015 1:07 PMTwitter for the MassesFor non-tweeters, the social network can feel clubby and confusing. Can its new home page change that?
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April 14 2015 9:00 AMDeath and TaxesWhat it would mean for the IRS if scientists defeat mortality.
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April 13 2015 4:12 PMThe Public Deserves to Know Exactly What’s in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
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April 21 2015 3:04 PMGerman Scientists Say They Can Remote-Control People. What Could Go Wrong?
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April 20 2015 7:39 PMWant to Know What You Were Googling This Time Last Year? There's a Way to Check.
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April 20 2015 11:10 AMManifesto Calls for an End to “People Are Bad” Environmentalism
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April 19 2015 9:00 PMSlack OffHow workplace chat is changing office culture. 
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April 17 2015 2:55 PMYahoo Has Big Plans for Search, Starting With a Renegotiated Bing Deal
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April 16 2015 3:31 PML.A. School District Terminates iPad Program and Seeks Refund From Apple
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April 16 2015 12:25 PMApple Wants Its New Watch to Replace Your Family Dog
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April 15 2015 5:29 PMBuyer Still BewareLibertarians think the “perfect information” of the Internet will make regulation obsolete. They are so, so wrong.
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April 15 2015 4:06 PMNetizen Report: Will Tech Companies Cave to the Kremlin’s Data Demands?
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April 15 2015 1:32 PMReading, Writing, ’Rithmetic, ’RogrammingShould every school class be a computer coding class?
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April 14 2015 3:26 PMChina Has Its Own Netflix, and It’s Coming to a Smartphone Near You
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April 14 2015 1:20 PMThe Race to Mars and Back: A Future Tense Event Recap
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April 14 2015 12:16 PMGoogle Maps Says Edward Snowden Is in the White House
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April 13 2015 6:37 PMDARPA Researchers Plan Software That Will Run for Hundreds of Years Without Upgrades
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April 13 2015 1:59 PMYou’re Not Afraid of SpoilersYou’re afraid of the future.

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