Facebook is continuing the fight against fake news with a new button

Intended to help individuals make more informed decisions about the types of news that they read, share, and ultimately, believe, Facebook’s new “i” button will give readers additional information about the source.

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$14M initiative to fight fake news includes Facebook, Mozilla

The News Integrity Initiative is aimed at ‘helping people make informed judgments about the news they read and share online.’

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New Parental Leave Policies, Bookstore Show Amazon's Softer Side


Amazon has informed employees of significant improvements to its parental leave policies. It also announced the opening of its first physical bookstore in a letter to customers. Both moves no doubt have been in the works for a while, but the timing of the announcements may not be coincidental. Amazon’s image could use some buffing, having become tarnished in the aftermath of sharply unfavorable publicity. It seems that lurking in the back of the company’s mind has been whether success has been too costly for its employees and its reputation.

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Google offers 'short term fix' to help ad publishers bypass Apple's iOS 9 security protocol

Google on Thursday informed developers of a five-line bit of code crafted to sidestep Apple’s upcoming App Transport Security encryption feature in iOS 9 by creating HTTPS exceptions, which could in some cases block mobile ads from appearing.

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Leica, Apple working to fix Monochrom DNG bug that could erase Photos app library

German optics firm Leica has informed buyers of its new Monochrom Typ 246 digital camera that DNG files generated from the black-and-white shooter are incompatible with Apple’s Photos app for OS X, and that using Photos to import Monochrom shots could result in corruption of the Photos library.



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Steve Jobs told Disney's Bob Iger about cancer recurrence 30 minutes before Pixar deal

An upcoming book reveals Steve Jobs informed Disney boss Bob Iger in 2006 that his cancer had returned, a secret Iger kept for three years until the information went public.



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Apple discussing settlement with battery maker over alleged employee poaching

In a court filing on Tuesday, Apple informed a Massachusetts federal judge that it is in discussions with A123 Systems to settle out of court a lawsuit claiming Apple poached the battery maker’s key engineers for a secret internal project.



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Apple to restrict CloudKit services to latest iOS 8, OS X Yosemite betas ahead of launch

In an email sent out on Monday, Apple informed developers that upcoming iCloud-based features like iCloud Drive, Mail Drop and more will require iOS 8 beta 5 or OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 or later to operate.



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