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  • US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:31:44 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:00:48 GMT
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
  • Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:43:22 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:00:46 GMT
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices...
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week.
  • US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:21:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:10:34 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.
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  • US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:31:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:00:47 GMT
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
  • Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:43:21 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:00:45 GMT
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices...
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week.
  • Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

    Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:10:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:00:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. ED...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. ED...
    US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower.
    US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower.
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  • After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:37:15 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:10:31 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...

    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for...

    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions.

  • The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:23:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:49:44 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...
    Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation.
    Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation.
  • Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:18:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:26:25 GMT
    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.
    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.
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