Facebook says job ads that target by age aren’t (necessarily) discriminatory

ProPublica is picking on Facebook’s ad-targeting system again, but Facebook says the age filters are appropriate. The report names a number of companies that took out job ads on Facebook that were targeted to specific age groups.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/22/facebook-says-job-ads-that-target-by-age-aren-t-necessarily-discriminatory.html

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White House Opens More Doors for Open Source


The U.S. government is picking up the pace in its efforts to use open source software as much as possible. Federal CIO Tony Scott last month released details of a proposed policy designed to allow customized software created for one agency to be openly available to other agencies as well. Industry and government professionals may comment on the proposal by Monday. “This policy will require new software developed specifically for, or by, the federal government to be made available for sharing and reuse across federal agencies,” Scott said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83332.html?rss=1

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iPhone 6s owners report losing messages, recent calls when restoring from iCloud

Article Image Some people picking up a replacement iPhone 6s are finding that their Messages and Recent Calls data is missing after restoring from iCloud, according to numerous complaints.

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The crowdfunding platform made for Africa

Picking the right crowdfunding site for your business is key. What works in New York might not necessarily work in Cape Town. Now a South African company has built a platform for entrepreneurs from the continent — and it’s already making waves.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/f39fwT9DPvA/index.html

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Help dad start a new hobby this Father’s Day

Giving dad a USB charger for his phone is not exactly an expression of love. Instead of just picking up something from Wal-Mart next week, consider a few eclectic gifts that will help him develop a new hobby. Some of these are a bit “out there” and expensive. Some are more affordable. All of them encourage your dad to take up a new hobby and explore a fun new trend.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/12/help-dad-start-new-hobby-this-fathers-day/

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Uber's first-ever public acquisition of maps firm deCarta to lessen reliance on Apple, Google

Ridesharing startup Uber has finally shown its hand in the mergers and acquisitions market, picking up small navigation and geospatial services firm deCarta in a move that some say is designed to help Uber lessen its dependence on mapping services from Apple and Google.



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