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Scientific American: ‘The Internet Knows You Better than Your Spouse Does’

In a Scientific American article, titled “The Internet Knows You Better Than Your Spouse Does,”  author Frank Luerweg revealed that an online test, which tracks users’ digital footprints to provide a detailed personality analysis, knew many of those tested better than their spouses.

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Facebook Loses Chief Security Officer

Facebook’s Chief Security Officer, Alex Stamos, has left the company as it faces intensifying scrutiny for the platform’s user data practices.

Facebook security chief changes role to focus on election fraud

Stanford Reverses Ruling, Okays American Flag in Logo of College Republicans

Following sharp criticism, Stanford University has reversed an earlier decision to prohibit the student-run College Republicans from using the American flag in the official logo of their association. The university will now permit the College Republicans to print tee-shirts with

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Stanford University Introduces Course on ‘Abolishing Whiteness’

Stanford University will introduce a course this fall which will task students with considering “abolishing whiteness” and the ultimate goal of understanding “what is the future of whiteness,” according to the institution’s course catalog.

A message reading "All Lives Matter" is written on the pavement as police in riot gear cast shadows while standing in line ahead of a curfew Friday, May 1, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Illinois Still Insolvent as Democrats Over-ride Veto to Raise Taxes

Moody’s credit rating service warned on Wednesday that new tax hikes by Illinois’ Democrat-controlled legislature, which over-rode a Republican governor’s veto, may still leave the state insolvent and subject to its debt being the first in the nation to be downgraded to “junk.”

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CalPERS New Reporting Understates Pension Costs

Despite the rising panic over the solvency of California public pension plans, CalPERS’ annual report no longer prominently discloses what additional percentage of employee pay that each of its state, school and local clients pay each month for employee pensions.

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College Football Weekend’s Winners and Losers

Week eight witnessed a major upset engineered by Penn State, a shockingly dominant performance by Auburn, and Alabama pull away from a top-ten team to show why they remain number one for the foreseeable future.

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