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Florida man Googles self to find out which Florida Man he is
March 22nd, 2019  5:55 PM

A new social media challenge is encouraging people to look up what version of Florida Man they are based on their birthdays

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Scrapbooking site Pinterest files for initial stock offering
March 22nd, 2019  4:44 PM

Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking site, has filed for an initial public offering, kicking off the year's IPO season that's also expected to include Uber, Lyft and messaging app Slack

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Facebook says it stored millions of passwords in plain text
March 21st, 2019  1:14 PM

Facebook confirms it stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years after a security researcher posted about the issue

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Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text
March 21st, 2019  12:24 PM

Facebook confirms it stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years after a security researcher posted about the issue

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Lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100M internet fraud case
March 20th, 2019  1:01 PM

A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring over $100 million into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud

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Court: Online free speech rights trump stalking conviction
March 19th, 2019  3:16 PM

A man imprisoned for stalking had his conviction overturned when North Carolina's Court of Appeals ruled the social media posts underpinning the charges were protected by free speech rights

Court: Online free speech rights trump stalking conviction
Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination
March 19th, 2019  2:22 PM

Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads

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Facebook says no one flagged NZ mosque shooting livestream
March 19th, 2019  12:31 PM

Facebook no one flagged New Zealand shooting livestream, underlining tech companies' challenge policing content

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SEC says Musk's contempt defense 'borders on the ridiculous'
March 19th, 2019  11:22 AM

U.S. securities regulators are fighting back against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, arguing that he should be held in contempt for brazenly violating a federal court order

SEC says Musk's contempt defense 'borders on the ridiculous'
Nunes sues Twitter, users for defamation and negligence
March 18th, 2019  10:39 PM

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence

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Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news
March 18th, 2019  10:19 AM

Facebook says that a service it established last year to provide users with local news has been hindered by cutbacks in the news industry

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news
New Zealand shooter steeped attack in dark internet culture
March 15th, 2019  11:52 PM

The suspected New Zealand shooter modeled his attack for an internet age

New Zealand shooter steeped attack in dark internet culture
Broadcom and Ulta Beauty post gains, Facebook and Tesla dip
March 15th, 2019  5:05 PM

Broadcom and Ulta Beauty post gains, Facebook and Tesla dip

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Tech companies scramble to remove New Zealand shooting video
March 15th, 2019  4:53 PM

Internet companies scramble to remove New Zealand mosque shooting video

Tech companies scramble to remove New Zealand shooting video
US stocks move higher, on pace for solid weekly gains
March 15th, 2019  3:33 PM

U.S. stocks are rising in late-afternoon trading, putting the market on track for a strong finish to the week

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Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia
March 15th, 2019  3:04 PM

New Zealand mosque shootings spark worldwide outrage as Muslim leaders express concern over Islamophobia.

Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia
Prada's revenues buoyed by refined digital strategy
March 15th, 2019  1:45 PM

The Prada fashion group says revenues grew by 6 percent last year as the company honed its social media strategy to draw in customers

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US stocks broadly higher, on pace for solid weekly gains
March 15th, 2019  1:44 PM

U.S. stocks are rising in afternoon trading, putting the market on track for a strong finish to the week

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Make love, not CO2: Students worldwide demand climate action
March 15th, 2019  1:36 PM

From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students are skipping classes to protest what they see as the failures of their governments to take tough action against global warming.

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The Latest: Trump, Ethiopia's PM speak about plane crash
March 15th, 2019  12:55 PM

The Latest: Trump, Ethiopia's PM speak by phone on crash; US leader praises airline as 'strong'

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