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Facebook Says It's Limiting False Stories for India Election

Facebook Says It's Limiting False Stories for India Election

By Rishabh R. Jain | Mar 26
Facebook is taking steps to reduce the spread of false information on its platforms ahead of India's general election, company officials said Monday.

Grassroots Tech Group Takes Startup Approach to Fight Brexit

Grassroots Tech Group Takes Startup Approach to Fight Brexit

By Kelvin Chan | Mar 26
It's not a startup but a grassroots band of volunteers from London's tech industry developing websites to prevent Brexit, Britain's departure from the European Union that has fallen into complete disarray.

The Good, Bad and the Unknown of Apple's New Services

The Good, Bad and the Unknown of Apple's New Services

By Barbara Ortutay | Mar 26
It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscription product.

Apple TV Plus Is Latest Apple 'Service' Offering Announced

Apple TV Plus Is Latest Apple 'Service' Offering Announced

By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Mar 25
Apple on Monday laid out the details of its news subscription service, Apple News Plus, at an event Monday.

Long-Awaited Video Service Expected from Apple on Monday

Long-Awaited Video Service Expected from Apple on Monday

By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel | Mar 25
Apple is expected to announce Monday that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.

Cyber-Stalker Torments Utah Family

Cyber-Stalker Torments Utah Family

Mar 25
Walt Gilmore's family in suburban Salt Lake City has been the target since August of a stalker using phone calls and texts to send a parade of people to the home for legitimate services and illegal activities, the Deseret News reported Friday.

Facebook Left Millions of Passwords Readable by Employees

Facebook Left Millions of Passwords Readable by Employees

By Barbara and Frank Bajak | Mar 23
Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse.

Cars are Regulated for Safety — Why Not Information Technology?

Cars are Regulated for Safety — Why Not Information Technology?

By Moshe Y. Vardi | Mar 23
As the computing industry grapples with its role in society, many people, both in the field and outside it, are talking about a crisis of ethics.

Google Clings to 'Conversion' App Targeting LGBTQs

Google Clings to 'Conversion' App Targeting LGBTQs

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 22
Months after Microsoft, Amazon, and Apple dropped an app that allegedly shills so-called "conversion therapy," Google still provides the app a platform — despite the practice having been outlawed for minors in a number of states.

Cummings Concerned About Jared, Ivanka Private Emails, Texts

Cummings Concerned About Jared, Ivanka Private Emails, Texts

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 22
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a powerful White House aide, did not preserve all of her official emails as required by federal law, and her husband, Jared Kushner, used a messaging application to conduct U.S. business.

South Korea Police Accuse 4 of Secretly Filming Hotel Guests

South Korea Police Accuse 4 of Secretly Filming Hotel Guests

Mar 22
South Korean police said Thursday they've arrested four people on suspicion of secretly taking videos of about 1,600 guests in hotel rooms and posting or streaming them on the internet.

Is Your Kitchen-Sink Disposal Environmentally Friendly?

Is Your Kitchen-Sink Disposal Environmentally Friendly?

By Katherine Roth | Mar 21
If you're trying to be more eco-friendly at home, should you use your kitchen garbage disposal? It depends.

Facebook to Overhaul Ad Targeting to Prevent Discrimination

Facebook to Overhaul Ad Targeting to Prevent Discrimination

By Barbara Ortutay | Mar 21
Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads as part of a legal settlement. For the social network, that's one major legal problem down, several to go.

Mom with Kids on YouTube Channel Suspected of Child Abuse

Mom with Kids on YouTube Channel Suspected of Child Abuse

By Jacques Billeaud and Terry Tang | Mar 21
A woman who operated a popular YouTube channel featuring kids is facing allegations she used pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children, and locked them for days in a closet.

FBI Tracked Michael Cohen's Phones with Controversial Device

FBI Tracked Michael Cohen's Phones with Controversial Device

By Michael R. Sisak | Mar 20
Search warrant documents made public Tuesday show the FBI used highly secretive and controversial cellphone sweeping technology to zero-in on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer.

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