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April 22nd, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the annual celebration of the environmental movement. In 1970, according to EarthDay.org, about 20 million Americans assembled to demand greater attention to the protection of the planet. Since then, activists around the world have gathered each year to mark the day.

Zuckerberg Says Facebook Could Restrict Posts about State Violence If U.S Faces ‘Prolonged Period...

Facing widespread criticism, Mark Zuckerberg has defended Facebook's decision not to remove a controversial post by president Trump. However, he also said if the U.S. is entering a "prolonged period of civil unrest," it may review policies relating to posts about violence.

Samsung’s S10 and Note 10 are getting updated with the S20’s best camera features

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Microsoft’s Skype struggles have created a Zoom moment

If the coronavirus pandemic had swept across the world in 2011, everyone would have been using Skype to connect over video and voice calls. Instead, rivals like Zoom and Houseparty are having a moment of huge growth in 2020 thanks to consumers looking for Skype alternatives. In recent weeks we’ve seen people across the world sheltering at home and holding virtual yoga classes, beers with friends, and even school classes all over Zoom. It’s a unique once in a decade situation that’s highlighted Microsoft’s beleaguered Skype acquisition in a big way.

Peloton pauses April’s live classes after an employee tested positive for COVID-19

Peloton has announced that it will stop producing and airing live cycling and running classes until April 30th after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 late last week. The company originally planned to reopen its studios on Tuesday, April 7th, taking the weekend to deep clean its facilities.

Twitter removes tweets by Brazil, Venezuela presidents for violating COVID-19 content rules

Twitter has made good — so far — on its pledge to crack down on tweets that contain false or misleading information about COVID-19 cures. The platform has deleted tweets by the presidents of Brazil and Venezuela and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for violating its ban on novel coronavirus-related content that “goes directly against guidance from authoritative sources of global and local public health information.”

Epic mostly wins Fortnite saxophone lawsuit, but judge lets one claim go forward

Epic Games has mostly prevailed in a lawsuit over its “Phone It In” Fortnite emote, although saxophonist Leo Pellegrino can continue with a claim of false endorsement. A Pennsylvania judge ruled on the case earlier this week, offering a rare legal exploration of whether you can own a signature dance move — and the results look good for Epic.

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