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Tired of seeing political texts and ads on your phone? Do this

Stop unwanted text messages on your phone. Óscar Gutiérrez/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Election Day is getting closer and…

A Look At The Innovators Driving Education Change In An Age Of Political Paralysis

Panelists take part in a virtual session of the U.S.-Italia Education Innovation Festival. the Center for Education Reform While the political cyclone of 2020 continues to suck the air out…

Facebook’s alleged indifference of Indian hate speech linked to policy chief’s political bias

Over the past several weeks, there has been an increasing clamour for Facebook to place its India public policy head, Ankhi Das, on leave as the company continues with an audit…

Facebook Widens Ban on Political Ads as Alarm Rises Over Election

The open-ended ban on political advertising is especially significant, after Facebook resisted calls to remove the ads for months. Last month, the company had said it only would stop accepting…

A Life on Our Planet Nails the Planetary Problems But Misses the Political Ones

David Attenborough is 93. Over the course of his lifetime, the beloved natural historian and broadcaster has seen the planet go through unimaginable changes. Atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases have…

The Science of America’s Dueling Political Narratives

Whatever else one might say about the Trump era in American politics, it’s provided a wealth of data for scientists studying public opinion. For those of us interested in “metanarratives”—the…

How the Coinbase memo exemplifies Silicon Valley’s current political crisis

Coinbase, the bitcoin bank valued at $8 billion and expected to go public in 2021, is going through an internal identity crisis. It started back in June, amid the nationwide…

The Daily 202: A dozen questions to gauge the political ramifications of Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis

This October surprise upends the presidential campaign with just over a month until Election Day. This will draw fresh attention to Trump’s public and private squabbles with a number of…

A PC gaming site had to ban political troll mods for games, because nowhere is safe

NexusMods, a large platform and gathering place for modding PC games, has banned all content relating to the U.S. elections following a flood of troll content, saying “we’ve decided to…

The technology that powers political campaigns in 2020, explained

Campaigns and elections have always been about data—underneath the empathetic promises to fix your problems and fight for your family, it’s a business of metrics. If a campaign is lucky,…