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Markets Right Now: Stocks close lower as oil slump persists
November 9th, 2018  4:08 PM

Stocks closed lower as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies.

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Tesla names new board chair in settlement with regulators
November 8th, 2018  9:29 AM

Insider named as board chair at Tesla as part of bid to keep Musk on the straight and narrow, at least on social media

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Website used by suspect in synagogue massacre is back online
November 5th, 2018  4:01 PM

Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the site

Website used by suspect in synagogue massacre is back online
Musk tweets new video of LA-area transportation test tunnel
November 5th, 2018  11:10 AM

Elon Musk has tweeted a new video of a tunnel constructed under a Los Angeles suburb to test a new type transportation system

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Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far
November 3rd, 2018  10:19 AM

Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far

Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far
The Latest: Trump touts Iran sanctions on movie-style poster
November 2nd, 2018  12:48 PM

President Donald Trump is tweeting what looks like a movie-style poster that takes creative inspiration from the TV series "Game of Thrones" to announce the reimposition of sanctions against Iran

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Days after synagogue massacre, online hate is thriving
November 1st, 2018  10:27 AM

Victories are hard to come by for those working to stop the vitriol on far-right websites and forums that opponents say fuel real-world bloodshed

Days after synagogue massacre, online hate is thriving
US stocks climb again as a painful month comes to a close
October 31st, 2018  3:22 PM

Stocks are climbing for the second day in a row at the end of a brutal month for the market.

US stocks climb again as a painful month comes to a close
Law enforcement faces dilemma in assessing online threats
October 31st, 2018  12:58 PM

Law enforcement around the country is facing a dilemma in assessing the risk of people making online rants at a time when social media has become so ubiquitous.

Law enforcement faces dilemma in assessing online threats
UK-Canadian 'grand committee' seeks to question Zuckerberg
October 31st, 2018  9:02 AM

Parliamentary committees in Britain and Canada are urging Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before a joint hearing of international lawmakers examining fake news and the internet

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Facebook caught in an election-security Catch-22
October 31st, 2018  12:05 AM

Facebook caught in an election-security Catch-22

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Could have been worse? Facebook posts mixed 3Q results
October 30th, 2018  6:17 PM

Facebook stock is down after the company reported a slight revenue miss in its third-quarter earnings report

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AP Explains: Gab, where Pittsburgh shooting suspect ranted
October 29th, 2018  5:58 PM

The social media site popular with far-right extremists and apparently used by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect, advertises as a haven for free-speech fans

AP Explains: Gab, where Pittsburgh shooting suspect ranted
The Latest: Players mourn Leicester owner Vichai after crash
October 29th, 2018  12:41 AM

Leicester players have expressed their sense of deep loss after club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash after attending Premier League game on the weekend

The Latest: Players mourn Leicester owner Vichai after crash
Soros, the far right's boogeyman, is again a target
October 27th, 2018  1:04 PM

Always a target of the far right, the vilification of billionaire philanthropist George Soros reaches the mainstream

Soros, the far right's boogeyman, is again a target
Albanian interior minister resigns amid anti-corruption push
October 27th, 2018  6:26 AM

Albania's interior minister has resigned as the Balkan nation tries to better tackle widespread corruption and drug trafficking

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Business Highlights
October 26th, 2018  5:51 PM

Business Highlights

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Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts spreading false info
October 26th, 2018  2:54 PM

Facebook says it has removed 82 pages, accounts and groups linked to Iran from its service and from Instagram for engaging in what the company calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior" spreading misinformation

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts spreading false info
Lawmaker sued for banning 2 constituents from Facebook page
October 26th, 2018  1:43 PM

Rep. Jim Walsh has been sued by two constituents who argue their First Amendment rights are being violated because they've been banned from commenting on the state lawmaker's Facebook page

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Trump says Twitter removed followers _ but he's gained them
October 26th, 2018  1:12 PM

President Donald Trump is claiming that Twitter has removed "many people" from his account and that the company has "seemingly done something that makes it much harder to join."

Trump says Twitter removed followers _ but he's gained them

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