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Can This Smartwatch Save Fitbit?

Hands on with the Ionic, the long-awaited watch that Fitbit suggests is more about building a better fitness tracker than going after Apple or Samsung. (Read on Fast Company)

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Tech’s Swift Reaction To Hate Groups Was Years In The Making

Advocates like the Anti-Defamation League have been cajoling Silicon Valley for years to cut off violent white-supremacist groups. (Read on Fast Company)

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Cloudflare’s Matthew Prince Explains Why It Was So Hard To Dump The Daily Stormer

The security company’s cofounder and CEO says that his decision doesn’t necessarily mean that he’s taking a more activist stance about hate sites. (Read on Fast Company)

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The Real Reason ISPs Hate Net Neutrality Regulation

It’s less about the question of a free internet and more about fears of being regulated as monopolies. (Read on Fast Company)

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Qualcomm’s New Camera Will Give Smartphones 3D Vision

The mobile chip giant is introducing a new depth-camera system that could make its way into major smartphones, headsets, robots, and even cars. (Read on Fast Company)

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Workers Win Only 1% Of Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits At Trial

A new analysis of employee lawsuits finds a low success rate for discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, and highlights the U.S.’s most-sued employers. (Read on Fast Company)

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To Find A Cure For Blindness, These Scientists Are Mimicking Fish Eyes

Using an anticancer drug, researchers have grown new neurons in the retinas of mice–a big step toward curing many forms of blindness in humans. (Read on Fast Company)

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Self-Driving Cars Must Earn Our Trust, Says Intel’s Autonomous Chief

Intel’s Jack Weast shares new lessons about robo cars. For one: they’ll fail if they don’t tell us clearly and consistently what they are up to, and why. (Read on Fast Company)

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Meet The Woman Leading The Fight To Save Net Neutrality

Evan Greer is leading a coalition of the world’s biggest internet companies to mobilize users to fight the Trump administration’s rollback of rules. (Read on Fast Company)

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Consumer Tech Companies Want To Make Hearing Aids Cheaper—And Even Trendy

Bipartisan legislation moving through Congress would lower the barriers to selling hearing aids, and tech companies are preparing to jump in. (Read on Fast Company)

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