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Facebook limits ad targeting following discrimination settlement

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Facebook has settled the lawsuit accusing the company of violating housing discrimination law through its ad system, and it's making changes to reduce the chances of future...
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Internet Archive races to preserve public Google+ posts

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Just because Google+ is shutting down on April 2nd doesn't mean your years of social posts will be lost in the void. The ArchiveTeam recently started caching public Google+...
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US conducts criminal investigation into Facebook's data deals

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

Investigations into Facebook's data handling keep piling up. The New York Times has learned that federal prosecutors are in the midst of a criminal investigation into the data...
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Facebook helps you host viewing parties for live TV

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Facebook's Watch Party won't just help you help watch online videos with friends - it'll soon help with old-school TV. The social network is launching a new Watch Party...
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Twitter's experimental beta testing app is available today

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Twitter is making good on its promise of testing new conversation features in public. The social network has launched Twttr, an experimental app that lets early adopters try...
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Facebook sues two Ukranians over data-stealing browser add-ons

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

Facebook is all too aware of how developers can make off with private data, and it's willing to go to court to fight that behavior. The Verge has learned that the social...
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Facebook removes fake accounts stoking political tension in UK

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Facebook just cracked down on more fake accounts in the UK, and this time it was a relatively sophisticated scheme. The social network has pulled 137 bogus accounts , groups...
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Mark Zuckerberg outlines a 'privacy-focused' revamp of Facebook

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   16 articles

Facebook doesn't have a sterling reputation for privacy given its numerous data scandals, and Mark Zuckerberg wants to address it. In a reflection of what he said during a...
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Facebook reportedly took three years to tackle fake news in one country

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

Facebook is quick to tout its efforts to thwart misinformation campaigns in major European countries and the US, but its approach in other countries might not be quite so...
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Twitter bans right-wing activist Jacob Wohl over fake accounts

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Twitter has cracked down on one of its more overt offenders. The social network told Daily Beast it has banned conservative activist Jacob Wohl for "multiple violations" of its...
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The case against Huawei, explained

The case against Huawei, explained

This morning, ARM announced that it was cutting ties with Huawei, in the interest of “complying with all of the latest regulations set forth by the U.S. government.” It's a... Read more ...

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms

Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei , the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video... Read more ...

Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10 just got a lot more useful

Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10 just got a lot more useful

Of all the gaming features present in Windows 10, the Xbox Game Bar doesn't seem to get a lot of attention. There are, after all, a lot of programs that can capture screenshots... Read more ...

Star Wars' Knights Of Ren Return In Episode 9: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars' Knights Of Ren Return In Episode 9: The Rise Of Skywalker

The hugely anticipated Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker is set to feature a variety of new characters alongside the series' regular cast. One villainous group that... Read more ...

Google is updating its mobile search design to highlight a website's name...

Google is updating its mobile search design to highlight a website's name and favicon

Google is introducing some noticeable changes to how it displays mobile search results, meant to better highlight the source behind each link. Mobile search results will soon... Read more ...

Apple WWDC 2019 keynote invites are out: Here's what we expect

Apple WWDC 2019 keynote invites are out: Here's what we expect

Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote invitations have dropped, and all eyes are on the annual developer event to see the latest updates for iOS and macOS - and just in case some new... Read more ...

Qualcomm suffers defeat in FTC antitrust battle

Qualcomm suffers defeat in FTC antitrust battle

US court rules that firm 'strangled' competition in the modem market Read more ...

Amazon shareholders vote down proposals on facial recognition and climate change

Amazon shareholders vote down proposals on facial recognition and climate change

Amazon shareholders have voted down proposals meant to curb sales of the company's controversial facial recognition tool and to limit its carbon output. The proposals, which... Read more ...

Google is facing its first GDPR probe from Irish privacy regulators

Google is facing its first GDPR probe from Irish privacy regulators

Google is the subject of its first GDPR probe from Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner , Reuters is reporting. It's the first major standoff between the company and its lead... Read more ...

Mobile Version Of League Of Legends Reportedly In The Works

Mobile Version Of League Of Legends Reportedly In The Works

Reuters is reporting via multiple sources that U.S.-based developer Riot Games ( which has been under the spotlight recently for ignominious reasons ) is working with its... Read more ...