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Facebook, Twitter axe hundreds of accounts, allege groups in Iran, Russia manipulated content

Allegations that Facebook and Twitter are being manipulated by non-U.S. groups have now been extended against Iran after the two social...

August 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Netflix testing out ads; Tesla hasn’t secured funding; is Twitter actually biased?

Will your next Netflix binge be interrupted by ads, has Tesla secured funding to go private, and a GOP leader...

August 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that...

August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Spring and LG announce 5G phone; Turkey looks to ban iPhones; Welfare recipients tracked in California

Sprint and LG announce a new 5G phone, Turkey looks to boycott iPhones, and California officials track welfare recipients with...

August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Cyber Security Today: Samsung’s IoT hub hacked; 10 years of automotive data compromised; Why Twitter won’t let you call yourself ‘Elon Musk’

Vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samsung's IoT software. A robotics supplier's poor security exposed 10 years of sensitive data from...

July 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s facial recognition software fails a test; Trump accuses Twitter of bias; Facebook loses billions in value

Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal...

July 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Data Transfer Project

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter commit to open source data portability

Several of the world's biggest tech brands announced plans to allow users to transfer their data from one platform to...

July 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – New MacBook Pro, Walmart patents spy tech; Twitter bio tips

Apple upgrades the MacBook Pro to include Siri, Walmart patents technology for employee surveillance, and tips on improving your Twitter...

July 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – California passes new privacy law; Adidas gets hacked; AI companion heads to space

California passes a new data privacy law, Adidas reports a data breach, and a robot named CIMON joins astronauts in...

July 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop