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Walmart says it's buying San Francisco-based ad tech startup Polymorph Labs as it looks to better compete with rival online juggernaut Amazon in targeting shoppers online. The world's largest retailer has been quietly building its own advertising business with a unit called Walmart Media Group, though that business is still smaller than Amazon's.
The Editorial Board at the Chicago Tribune, noting disturbing Russian hacks into U.S. utility systems, says it's imperative that America build new cyber security systems to prevent a hostile power from potentially wreaking havoc with American energy grids or otherwise interfering with critical government functions and services.
Some people (we don't know if it's many) believe that public media networks like Facebook and Twitter (and Notd and Postd) should not remove posts that are known to be wrong, or are inflammatory or hate, on free speech grounds. We disagree.