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Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 09:23 AM PDT

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues

As the repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations took effect Monday, advocates for an open internet continue to fight the changes, NBC News reported. They’ve introduced efforts to re-implement similar rules...

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 09:55 PM PDT

Twitter CEO Dorsey Gets Backlash For Eating at Chick-fil-A

Twitter CEO Dorsey Gets Backlash For Eating at Chick-fil-A

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey received some harsh backlash Sunday for tweeting about his stop at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Los Angeles.

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at 10:31 AM PDT

Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media

Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media

A senior judge at the U.S. District court for the District of Columbia, Richard Leon will decide on Tuesday whether to approve AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, NBC News reported. AT&T's argument...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 08:33 PM PDT

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google pledged Thursday that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms, or that works in ways that go against human rights. It...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 02:13 PM PDT

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

A software bug changed the privacy settings of about 14 million Facebook users without their knowledge, causing messages intended for friends or smaller groups to be shared widely with the general public, the...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 01:41 PM PDT

Feds: Tesla Accelerated, Didn't Brake Ahead of Fatal Crash

Feds: Tesla Accelerated, Didn't Brake Ahead of Fatal Crash

A Tesla SUV using the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot driving system accelerated just before crashing into a California freeway barrier, killing its driver, federal investigators have determined.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 06:59 PM PDT

Amazon Delivery Drones Might be Coming Soon

Amazon Delivery Drones Might be Coming Soon

Amazon-members might soon get their packages delivered by drones thanks to Amazon Prime Air, a drone-based delivery system the company continues to develop.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 07:59 AM PDT

Facebook to Fund Original News Shows From ABC, CNN, Others

Facebook to Fund Original News Shows From ABC, CNN, Others

Facebook says it will fund original news shows created by such news organizations as ABC, CNN and Mic. The move comes as Facebook plans to kill off its "trending" news section to make way for what it considers...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 05:54 PM PDT

Facebook Shared User Data With Flagged Chinese Firm: Report

Facebook Shared User Data With Flagged Chinese Firm: Report

The New York Times reports that Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with several Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 03:39 PM PDT

Tesla Shareholders Reject Bid to Strip Musk of Chairman Role

Tesla Shareholders Reject Bid to Strip Musk of Chairman Role

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has rebuffed a shareholder attempt to overhaul the electric car maker's board and strip him of his role as chairman, despite worries about the company's shaky finances and inability to...

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