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News and Opinion Editor — Wired
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EPA Accuses VW of Cheating Testing on 10,000 More Cars

wired.com — The EPA issued a second notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen today, accusing the automaker of using software to cheat emissions testing with 3.0-liter diesel engines in recent VW, Audi, and Porsche cars.

New Study Links VW's Emissions Cheating to 60 Early Deaths

wired.com — So how big of a deal is the Volkswagen cheating scandal? In terms of human lives cut short, 60 in the US alone, according a new peer-reviewed study in the journal Environmental Research Letters. The study's conclusions are in line with back-of-the-envelope calculations from the New York Times , , and other news organizations when the news of VW's emissions cheating first broke last month.

Twitter Will Show TV Ads During the World Series

wired.com — Twitter wants to be the fastest way to get anything-news, a movement, your opinion, jokes-out to the world. But, to fully become that place, it needs more users. And to get users, Twitter is turning to TV.

Twitter Still Not Adding Many Users Since Jack Came Back

wired.com — For Twitter, things aren't looking up quite yet. The tech giant announced its third quarter earnings today, and in the first full quarter since cofounder Jack Dorsey took the reins as interim CEO (and now official CEO) the company only managed to get 3 million more users, up 8 percent year-over-year.

New Embedded Tweets Will Help Spread Twitter Farther

wired.com — At Twitter's developer conference today, the company said it wants to make it easier to find and organize tweets to share outside of Twitter itself. On stage, Twitter product manager Michael Ducker explained, "You might be a witness to a breaking news event, and only have a dozen followers, but an embedded tweet can help the world see the story from your eyes.

Your Twitter Timeline's About to Be Full of Polls

wired.com — Twitter has decided to make one if its experimental features available to all. Over the next few days, users will begin to see the option to add a poll to their tweets, letting them quantify their social media spats like never before. Polls remain live for 24 hours, and all votes will remain secret.
Oct 21, 2015

This happened earlier, but how excited are you for your feed to become a stream of polls? wired.com/2015/10/twitte…

Oct 21, 2015

I like the idea of Twitter polls in tweets but I can't figure out how to do it even after downloading app update wired.com/2015/10/twitte…

Twitter Stock Pops After "Steve Ballmer" Tweets

wired.com — Twitter's stock popped this morning after former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer appeared to tweet this surprising revelation last night: Good job @twitter,@twittermoments innovation, @jack Ceo, leaner, more focused. Glad I bought 4% past few months.

Dozens of Managers Were Involved in VW's Diesel Scandal

wired.com — At least 30 Volkswagen managers played a role in using software to cheat on emissions testing on more than 10 million diesel cars, Der Spiegel reports. The German magazine is citing reports by Volkswagen, as well as by law firm Jones Day, and says the managers will likely be suspended.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Confirms Layoffs With Tweet

wired.com — In a restructuring move first reported by ReCode Friday, Twitter will lay off approximately 8 percent of its work force, which amounts to up to 336 employees. It's Jack Dorsey's first major act as "permanent CEO," after having been elevated from interim. He confirmed the move, appropriately enough, with a tweet.
Oct 15, 2015

RT @mikecassidy: So, I finally cross the 3,000 Twitter-followers mark, only to find that Twitter is so over. wrd.cm/1G5X39q #loser

Oct 25, 2015

300 Twitter employees laid off this month. wired.com/2015/10/twitte… Is the social media bubble starting to burst? Or did Twitter overbuild?

How VW's Cheat Mode Hurts Performance and Fuel Economy

wired.com — Ever since Volkswagen admitted it rigged more than 10 million diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests by temporarily adjusting their performance, owners have wondered what will happen when the automaker's forced to recall their vehicles and "fix" the problem.
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Nov 30, 2015

RT @akurjata: The comments on stories about indigenous people are so bad that CBC is closing them until at least January cbc.ca/newsblogs/comm…

Nov 30, 2015

RT @PPact: "It is offensive & outrageous that some politicians are claiming this tragedy has nothing to do with the toxic environ they help…

Nov 30, 2015

Don't tell me what to do, slate, but I agree: abortion is a social good. twitter.com/slate/status/6…

Nov 30, 2015

@silviakillings this trend coincides perfectly with my new mom bod 👏👏

Nov 30, 2015

@bendreyfuss @mattbuchanan @johnjcook he was embarrassing us with his trump troll tweets so we told him Twitter shut down

Nov 29, 2015

RT @David_EHG: "I am proud to say I'm American, but I didn’t have a chance to say that to him.” ― Muslim taxi driver on man who shot him in Pittsburgh

Nov 29, 2015

@bendreyfuss literally how dare you. I helped you smuggle booze to your room on that day and this is how you repay me?

Nov 29, 2015

@Bruce35dc @bendreyfuss very astute. There was a LOT of rage coursing through my veins on that particular day.

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