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What Twitter's Move to Shutter Offices Signals for Big Tech

What Twitter’s Move to Shutter Offices Signals for Big Tech

Twitter executives can currently travel the world by globe-trotting among the company’s 38 offices, from San Francisco, Sydney, and Seoul to New Delhi, London, and Dublin. But not for much longer. On July 27, the company sent a memo to employees saying that one office in San Francisco would be shuttered; plans for a new …

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Bathurst 1000 podium finisher makes big switch

Shane van Gisbergen’s ban from competing in Turtle Wax Trans Am has not deterred fellow Supercars racer Brodie Kostecki from entering this weekend’s SpeedSeries round at Queensland Raceway. Last Monday, Triple Eight Race Engineering confirmed its Repco Supercars Championship-leading driver was told he could not contest the forthcoming Trans Am round. Although the team indicated …

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The Download: a big DeepMind breakthrough, and fixing the US grid

The Download: a big DeepMind breakthrough, and fixing the US grid

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. DeepMind has predicted the structure of almost every protein known to science The news: DeepMind says its AlphaFold tool has successfully predicted the structure of nearly all proteins known to science. …

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Europe's Big Tech Law Is Approved.  Now Comes the Hard Part

Europe’s Big Tech Law Is Approved. Now Comes the Hard Part

The potential gold standard for online content governance in the EU—the Digital Services Act—is now a reality after the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the legislation earlier this week. The final hurdle, which is a mere formality, is for the European Council of Ministers to sign off on the text in September. The good news …

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