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NPR: Social Media Site Gab Is Surging, Even As Critics Blame It For Capitol Violence

In the days before the insurrection attempt on the Capitol, alternative social media site Gab was lighting up about it.

CNN: The best SAD lamps of 2021

Whether winter makes you want to sleep all day, you experience a slight case of the “winter blues” or you’ve been diagnosed...

CNN: He may hold the winning ticket in tech and Silicon Valley knows it

Between March and November last year, even as the coronavirus upended lives and devastated economies around the world, India's richest man was handed more...

NPR: Nervous TikTok

Last autumn, President Trump's executive order about TikTok shook the social media. The popular app, the order claimed, posed a "threat" to...

Reuters: Tesla asks U.S. safety agency to declare speed display issue inconsequential

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tesla Inc filed a petition with U.S. auto safety regulators saying that 612,000 vehicles produced since 2012 do not...

Reuters: Investors push for social media controls ahead of U.S. inauguration

BOSTON (Reuters) - Pension fund managers and religious investors on Friday asked top social media companies to step up their content control...

VOA: Warming Planet, EU’s Space Plans, and Wines Return to Earth

The European Space Agency previews a big 2021 starting with a new boss.  Data show last year’s temperatures tied the hottest on record,...

CNN: How NASA’s Apollo program kicked off Silicon Valley’s tech revolution

Bernie Madoff, the infamous mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, is asking President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year prison...

CNN: The tech industry used ‘the nuclear option’ to crack down on violent groups organizing online

(CNN Business)Twitter's decision to ban President Donald Trump from its platform on Friday sent shock waves through the political and tech worlds. But a different...

CNN: Pro tips from Google’s productivity expert

Editor's Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN's Work Transformed newsletter. This year, I am all about productivity.

CNN: Forget foldable TVs. Transparent screens are the cool new tech trend

(CNN Business)TVs seem to get bigger, slimmer and more connected each year. But now, in 2021, you can also see right through...

CNN: New glasses use old tech to shape the future

Who needs reading glasses when you can tune your glasses? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...

[Champaign] PSA: COVID-19 Vaccination Guide

Stay up-to-date with information on COVID-19 vaccinations in Champaign County. Visit the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to learn about how the vaccine...

[Champaign] Restaurant Week 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, our local restaurants need your support more than ever. In order to safely support our restaurants this winter,...

[Illinois] KRANNERT CENTER PRESENTES SCOTT SILVEN’S THE JOURNEY

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