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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington. Zuckerberg isn't budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Zuckerberg still under fire over inflammatory Trump postsFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Zuckerberg Defends Trump Policy in Tense MeetingMark Zuckerberg held firm on his decision not to take action on President Trump's Facebook posts during what insiders say was a tense town hall meeting with employees Tuesday. The CEO told employees that it was a "tough decision," but a review of Facebook's policies shows "that the right action...
Newser4 hours ago
Police move towards a protester after curfew Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Weekend protest coverage boosts cable news viewershipCable news viewership was up over the weekend with its coverage of demonstrations about police treatment of minorities
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, artist Don Henley performs at "All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration" at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Henley is urging Congress to “Take It to the Limit” to protect artists against online pirating. He's wading into a copyright fight pitting Hollywood and the recording industry against big tech platforms like Google’s YouTube. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP, File)
Eagles' Don Henley asks Congress to change copyright lawEagles songwriter Don Henley is urging Congress to “Take It to the Limit” to protect artists against online pirating
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, sued to block President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. Trump's order, signed in late May, could allow more lawsuits against internet companies like Twitter and Facebook for what their users post, tweet and stream. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Tech-rights group sues Trump to stop social-media orderA tech-focused civil liberties group has sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 23, 2020 file photo, members of the Vermont House of Representatives convene in a Zoom video conference for its first full parliamentary online session in Montpelier, Vt. Zoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service to see colleagues, friends and family while tethered to their homes during the pandemic. The release Tuesday, June 2, 2020 of the once-obscure company's financial results for the February-April period provided a window into the astronomical growth that has turned it into a Wall Street star.  (Wilson Ring/Zoom via AP, File)
Zoom booms as pandemic drives millions to its video serviceZoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service to see colleagues, friends and family while tethered to their homes during the pandemic
The Associated Press5 hours ago
CEO of Swedish telecom giant Ericsson, Borje Ekholm talks to the media after presenting the company's 2019 full year result at the Ericsson headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday Jan. 24, 2020. (Fredrik Sandberg / TT via AP)
Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out Two of Canada’s three major telecommunication companies have announced they’ve decided not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei for their next-generation 5G wireless network
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, firefighters work the scene of a helicopter crash where former NBA star Kobe Bryant died in Calabasas, Calif. Federal safety investigators bypassed aviation regulators on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, and urged leading helicopter manufacturers to install so-called black boxes that would help determine the cause of crashes such as the one that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Safety board asks helicopter makers to install 'black boxes'Federal safety investigators are going over the heads of aviation regulators by urging leading helicopter manufacturers to install so-called black boxes that would help determine the cause of crashes like the one that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant
The Associated Press11 hours ago
French Digital Affairs junior minister Cedric O demonstrates how to use the French app StopCovid meant to trace the virus' future spread on during an interview with the Associated Press in Paris, Friday, May 29, 2020. . France is the first major democracy to roll out such an app, and many people fear it invades their privacy. (AP Photo/Masha Macpherson)
French virus tracing app goes live amid debate over privacyFrance is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Another High-Profile Republican Hit With Twitter FlagTwitter slapped a warning label on a tweet from another high-profile Republican on Monday. This time it was Rep. Matt Gaetz, a congressman from Florida whom Politico refers to as "one of President Donald Trump’s fiercest allies." After Trump said the US would declare antifa a terrorist organization , Gaetz tweeted...
Newser19 hours ago
In this May 7, 2018, photo, CCTV cameras are installed over a road in Moscow, Russia. After two coronavirus cases were reported in February, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin authorized facial recognition software to track Chinese nationals in the capital, drawing complaints from human rights groups. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Virus-tracking app angers thousands in Moscow with finesA smartphone app designed to track Moscow's quarantined coronavirus patients was rolled out by city officials in early April, but complaints about it have mushroomed
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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