Netflix Pulls American TV Episode in Saudi Arabia That Criticizes Khashoggi Murder and Silicon Valley Investment

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Netflix has removed an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s show Patriot Act from the streaming platform in Saudi Arabia amid pressure from the Saudi government. The episode, which was first made available around the world on October 28, 2018, criticized government leaders over the murder of Washington Post reporter…

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https://gizmodo.com/netflix-pulls-tv-episode-in-saudi-arabia-criticizing-kh-1831426649

For the Love of God, Please Don’t Use Smart Reply in Hangouts Chat

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There are two distinct types of people on workplace communication platforms: the ones who painstakingly toil over every typed letter in a show of ultimate professionalism, and the ones who type with abandon—who slam keys haphazardly with their clumsy sausage fingers to get across whatever they’re trying to communicate…

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https://gizmodo.com/for-the-love-of-god-please-don-t-use-smart-reply-in-ha-1830958501

Google Axes ‘Fanfiction’ Tab That Suggested Grinch and Minions Porn

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Earlier this year, Google revamped its search engine on mobile devices, adding tabs for “the most common and relevant subtopics” to the top of results. Search for, say, The Grinch, on your phone, and you might see a suggested tab listing upcoming showtimes. Or, until yesterday, one called “fanfiction” that surfaced…

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https://gizmodo.com/google-axes-fanfiction-tab-that-suggested-grinch-and-mi-1830460240