Alana Mastrangelo

Alana Mastrangelo

Apple Update Informs Users When Facebook Is Snooping

Apple’s latest update for iPhones and other mobile devices, iOS 13, includes privacy-related changes to its operating system, which help to expose how Facebook has been tracking and profiling its users using Bluetooth, among other mobile technologies.

Facebook profit slumps on set-aside for big US fine

Teachers Criticize New York City High School’s Unwritten ‘No-Fail Policy’

Teachers at Maspeth High School in Queens, New York, say there is an unwritten “no-fail policy” at the high school prohibiting them from flunking their students — even if they don’t show up to class. As a result, the high school has enjoyed a 98 percent graduation rate, and was even awarded a National Blue Ribbon in 2018, an honor that one teacher described as laughable.

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University of Maryland Official Accuses Conservative Activists of ‘Trespassing’

An official at the University of Maryland told conservative activists that he would call the police and report them for “trespassing” if they did not “pack up” and leave the public university grounds. The incident was preceded by a bizarre moment in which a woman thought to be a university staff member approached the activists to argue that “freedom of speech” is a “government-given” right, rather than a God-given right.

University of Maryland official shuts down TPUSA

Florida International University TPUSA Chapter President Claims School Made Hurricane Relief Drive ‘Difficult’

Florida International University (FIU) student Andrew Pis told Breitbart News of the difficulties in hosting a hurricane relief drive at his school, which he believes has to do with the fact that his student group hosting the event — Turning Point USA — is a conservative organization. Pis joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow in a Tuesday interview for TPUSA’s weekly campus report.

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Schools Increase Security by Adopting AI Cameras that Identify People, Detect Movements

AI-powered cameras that can identify people and detect their movements are being installed by schools seeking the latest tools to try to prevent mass shootings. Despite good intentions, privacy concerns have been raised by civil liberties groups, as AI technology is not infallible with regards to detecting people and their behavior. Cameras can also be hacked.

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Wesleyan University President Insists ‘Safe Spaces’ Promote ‘Intellectual Diversity’

The president of Wesleyan University argued in favor of safe spaces in a recent op-ed, suggesting that they  “promote intellectual diversity” and remove “the threat of harassment or intimidation.” Campus climates across the country after the spread of safe spaces, however, have shown an increase in sensitivity, hostility, and Groupthink among students, leaving conservative students to bear the brunt of “safe space policies.”

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PragerU: Google Censors Us Because We’re Effective

PragerU Chief Marketing Officer Craig Strazzeri spoke to Breitbart News on Friday, where he talked about PragerU’s struggles with Big Tech censorship, and the indoctrination by the left on college campuses, which has weakened young people’s belief in free speech. Strazzeri joined host Alex Marlow in a Friday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily.

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A Search Engine May Be the Difference Between a Baby Living or Dying

A search engine may be the difference between a baby living or dying, as pro-abortion advocates urge Google to crack down on pro-life clinics that pop as an option when searching for abortion facilities using Google Maps. Google has promised to “fix” the search results flagged by VICE and the abortion advocates.

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MIT Media Lab Founder Defends Taking Money From Jeffrey Epstein: We Thought He ‘Repented’

The founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, Nicholas Negroponte, is defending one of its directors for accepting a donation from Jeffrey Epstein, adding that he told the director he should accept the money — despite knowing of Epstein’s previous underage prostitution conviction — because he thought Epstein “repented.”

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College of Charleston Professor Celebrates Death of Political Opponents

Turning Point USA (TPUSA) activist and student Coleman Theodore told Breitbart News that professor Rachel McKinnon at the College of Charleston openly celebrates the deaths of people who do not subscribe to his leftist dogma. Theodore joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow in a Wednesday interview for TPUSA’s weekly campus report.

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Poll: 67% of Young Republican Voters Worry About the Environment

Concern over the environment is one issue that a lot of young voters — whether they identify as Democrat or Republican — are increasingly having in common with one another. A new survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about man-made environmental issues, with 67 percent of Republicans 18-34 say they “worry about the damage humans cause the planet.”

UN envoy says 80 countries ready to step up on climate

Facebook Suppresses Pro-Life Group Live Action Based on ‘Fact-Checkers’

Facebook notified Live Action founder and president Lila Rose on Friday that her organization’s pro-life posts would be subjected to “reduced distribution and other restrictions” after “additional reporting from an independent fact-checker” had deemed the content “false news.” Live Action is a non-profit organization “dedicated to exposing the truth about abortion and affirming the life of every child.” The alleged third-party “fact checkers” quoted abortion doctors as evidence that Live Action’s claim that “abortion is never medically necessary” is false.

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Washington Post: Pumpkin Spice Lattes Connected to War, Genocide, Slavery

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) is already back in stores, and in honor of the drink’s annual arrival last Tuesday, the Washington Post published a bizarre piece alerting readers of “the violent history behind your favorite Starbucks latte,” which reportedly includes “war, genocide and slavery.”

In this Thursday, May 30, 2013, file photo, customers line up at a Starbucks Coffee in New York. Starbucks wants a little extra change for that latte. The Seattle-based coffee company says it's hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, but it says …