Why Twitter finally banned Trump

Twitter permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s social media account on Friday afternoon, citing the risk of further incitement of violence. The decision comes in the wake of Trump’s encouragement of a rally in Washington, DC,...

Twitter bans Trump

That means that losing access to the mainstream platforms will reduce his audience and dilute the reach of his statements, as the deplatforming of far-right figures like Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos shows. Yiannopoulos,...

Tokio Rust runtime reaches 1.0 status

Tokio, an asynchronous runtime for the Rust language, has reached 1.0 status. Designed for writing stable network applications, the runtime includes asynchronous APIs for TCP and UDP, timers, and a multithreaded, work-stealing scheduler. Available on...

The Flying Technology of the AC75 – Sailing World

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Microsoft .NET JSON serializer could get faster startup

System.Text.Json, a JSON serialization library in Microsoft’s .NET development platform, could add C# source code generation in an upcoming iteration. The change is designed to improve performance. Plans call for utilization of new C# source...

A Game Livestreaming Site Has Become an Extremist Haven

Wednesday’s insurrection in the US Capitol wasn’t just broadcast by journalists and bystanders with smartphones; it was broadcast by its own perpetrators. Mainstream platforms like Facebook cracked down on videos glorifying the attack, fueled in...

Shopify hits President Trump where it hurts: His wallet

While Facebook and other social networks suspended President Donald Trump from their platforms in the wake of his support for a mob that stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, another tech firm took a...

French integrator Atos confirms reported US$10b offer for DXC Technology – CRN Australia

French solutions provider Atos confirmed it’s made an offer to buy DXC Technology for a reported US$10 billion as part of an acquisition spree that’s included 12 companies in the last year. “Following recent market...

How an internet lie about the Capitol invasion turned into an instant conspiracy theory

Just as well-known, easily identifiable far-right figures livestreamed themselves invading the Capitol in Washington, DC, a lie started spreading around the Trump-supporting internet: What if the mob was actually a group of antifa activists...

Server-side WebAssembly runtime reaches GA status

Wasmer, a server-side, open source runtime for the WebAssembly portable binary format, has reached general availability status. Taking advantage of WebAssembly for software containerization, Wasmer allows universal binaries compiled from C++, Rust, Go, Python,...

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