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FILE - This Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, shows the Google logo at their offices in Granary Square, London. Google is limiting how specifically politicians can target ads across its service. The changes will take effect in the U.S. on Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Google reins in political advertisingGoogle is limiting how specifically politicians can target ads across its service
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This file photo combo of images shows a Google sign and the Facebook app. In a scathing indictment of the two most powerful corporate giants of the internet, Amnesty International insists in a new report published Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, that Google and Facebook be compelled to change what it calls their surveillance-based business models. (AP Photo/File)
Amnesty International calls Facebook, Google rights abusersIn a scathing indictment of the two most powerful corporate giants of the internet, Amnesty International insists in a new report that Google and Facebook be compelled to change what it calls their surveillance-based business models
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Apple cancels premiere of ‘The Banker’ over ‘concerns’Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company’s first original films, ‘The Banker’ the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles’ AFI Film Festival
The Associated Press11 hours ago
PayPal buying shopping and rewards company Honey for $4BPayments platform PayPal says it is buying Honey Science Corp., a shopping and rewards company, for $4 billion
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Ernie Field pushes the doorbell on his Ring doorbell camera at his home in Wolcott, Conn. Amazon says it has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras. The company said in a letter released Tuesday, Nov. 19 by U.S. Sen. Ed Markey that facial recognition is a “contemplated, but unreleased feature” of its home security cameras. The Massachusetts Democrat wrote to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in September raising privacy and civil liberty concerns about Ring’s video-sharing partnerships with hundreds of police departments around the country.   (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
Senators press Amazon over doorbell camera security concernsA group of U.S. senators is questioning Amazon about the security of its Ring doorbell cameras following reports that some Ukraine-based employees had access to video footage from customers’ homes
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This July 9, 2019, file photo shows a sign outside of the Twitter office building in San Francisco. Social media companies have vowed to tackle misinformation in politics. Social media companies have vowed to tackle misinformation in politics. But when Britain's Conservative Party changed its press office Twitter account Tuesday, Nov. 19, to look like a fact-checking site during a televised debate, the only consequence was a promise from Twitter to take action if they did it again. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Phony `fact check’ account on Twitter raises new concernsSocial media companies have vowed to tackle misinformation in politics
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2018 file photo, one of the test vehicles from Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle unit, navigates through the strip district near the company offices in Pittsburgh. The nation’s road-safety regulator is under fire again for what critics call lax oversight of tests involving autonomous vehicles. The nation’s top transportation safety investigator said Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration doesn’t give enough direction to companies developing more automated cars. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Road-safety regulator rapped over regulating autonomous carsA safety board and senators are criticizing the federal highway regulator for its oversight of tests involving autonomous vehicles
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 file photo, a Disney logo forms part of a menu for the Disney Plus movie and entertainment streaming service on a computer screen in Walpole, Mass. Disney Plus says it doesn’t have a security breach, but some users of the new streaming service have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Disney Plus blames past hacks for user accounts sold onlineDisney Plus says it doesn’t have a security breach, but some users of the new streaming service have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this May 10, 2019, file photo a banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world's largest ride-hailing service holds its initial public offering. Uber will let passengers and drivers record audio of their rides in an attempt to improve its safety record. The ride-hailing company plans to roll out the feature in Brazil and Mexico in December. It eventually hopes to launch it in other markets including the United States, although it has no timeline for possible expansion. The feature will allow customers to opt in to recording on all or select trips.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Uber to let users record audio of rides in Brazil, MexicoUber is planning to let passengers and drivers record audio of rides in Brazil and Mexico as part of a pilot and in the hopes of addressing safety concerns
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Peter Fitzgerald from the FBI addresses questions about a series of racist messages and hate crimes that have occurred at SU in the last two weeks during a press conference Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at the Public Safety Building in Syracuse, N.Y. On the far left is Syracuse University DPS Chief Bobby Maldonado. Next to him is Major Philip Rougeux, Troop D Commander for the New York State Police. At right is Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner. (Lauren Long/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
Syracuse U says report of supremacist screed was likely hoaxSyracuse University’s chancellor says reports that a white supremacist manifesto was sent to some students’ cellphones at a campus library ‘was probably a hoax’
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a picture during a visit to Wilton Engineering Services, part of a General Election campaign trail stop in Middlesbrough, England, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool)
UK Conservatives under fire for Twitter deception in debateUK Conservatives under fire for Twitter deception during televised election debate
The Associated Press1 day ago
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