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Amazon seeks to keep conservative app Parler offline

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 13, 2021

Seattle-based Amazon.com, Inc. has asked a federal judge to deny a request to reinstate the cloud-service account for conservative social media network Parler, claiming Parler shrugged off police violence content on its site before and after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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U.S. Chamber says some legislators will lose campaign funding

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 12, 2021

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is threatening to withhold campaign funds from politicians who railed against approval of Joe Biden's election victory, but it wouldn't identify which ones, nor did it call for the ouster of President Donald Trump after last week's insurrection at the Capitol.
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5 trends to watch at 2021 ‘gadget show’

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 12, 2021

CES, the annual gadget show that showcases the buzziest and brightest tech, looks different this year – less Vegas glitz, more internet efficiency. With no physical conference in Las Vegas because of the pandemic, 1,800 companies are instead taking to streaming video to show off new products and technology to 150,000 attendees across the globe.
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Job openings down in most industries, while layoffs spike

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 12, 2021

Layoffs spiked in November compared with the previous month and the number of job openings slipped, signaling that the job market has stalled as the resurgent coronavirus has brought about another wave shutdowns of restaurants and bars and hobbled consumer spending.
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Social media crackdown continues after siege of U.S. Capitol

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 12, 2021

Twitter suspended more than 70,000 accounts associated with the far right QAnon conspiracy and Facebook is removing posts and content fraudulently claiming that the U.S. election was stolen as social media companies scramble to rein in harmful activity ahead of the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20.