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China’s propaganda chief says Cold War mentality hindering mutual trust in cyberspace

WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – A “Cold War mentality” and “bully behavior” are hindering mutual trust in cyberspace, China’s propaganda chief said on Sunday at the start of the World Internet Conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen. People walks in front of a screen at the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, …

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Russian trolls’ chief target was ‘black US voters’ in 2016

Image copyright Computational Propaganda Research Project Image caption One bogus posts featured an image of Eric Garner, who died after a policeman put him in a chokehold in 2014 A Senate inquiry has concluded that a Russian fake-news campaign targeted “no single group… more than African-Americans.” It says Russian operatives used social media to deter …

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Dave Asprey steps down as Bulletproof CEO; Microsoft names chief U.S. digital officer; Accolade adds former Microsoft CFO to board – GeekWire

Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey. (Twitter Photo) Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof 360, is stepping down from his role as CEO. Asprey announced that he’d be handing the reins of the company, known for its butter-filled Bulletproof Coffee, to Larry Bodner starting Oct. 1. Asprey will stay on with Bulletproof as executive chairman. “Over the past …

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NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison died of mix of drugs, alcohol

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Cocaine, oxycodone and alcohol were found in the system of NASCAR Xfinity Series crew chief Nick Harrison, a native of Columbia, Tennessee, according to a report released Tuesday by the North Carolina medical examiner. Harrison, 37, died on July 21. He was crew chief for Justin Haley …

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