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Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 at 12:32 PM EDT

How Amazon and Jeff Bezos Made Washington a Second Home

How Amazon and Jeff Bezos Made Washington a Second Home

In just about every direction, the White House is surrounded by e-commerce giant Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos. Almost due west from the executive mansion is Amazon Books, a brick-and-mortar version of its...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 08:50 AM EDT

New York Attorney General Is Investigating Facebook for Possible Antitrust Violations

New York Attorney General Is Investigating Facebook for Possible Antitrust Violations

New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she is launching an investigation into Facebook for possible antitrust violations. Attorneys general of Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 02:42 PM EDT

Friends With Benefits: Facebook Dating Launches in US

Friends With Benefits: Facebook Dating Launches in US

Facebook is tackling a new frontier: love. Facebook Dating, a matchmaking service the company already offers in Brazil, Canada and 17 other countries , will arrive in the U.S. on Thursday. But after years of...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 04:45 PM EDT

Big Tech Meets With Security Officials to Talk 2020 Election

Big Tech Meets With Security Officials to Talk 2020 Election

U.S. intelligence and federal law enforcement officials met Wednesday with top tech companies to discuss coordinating and planning for potential interference in the 2020 election, according to people familiar...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 01:21 PM EDT

YouTube Will Pay $170 Million to Settle Claims It Violated Child Privacy Laws

YouTube Will Pay $170 Million to Settle Claims It Violated Child Privacy Laws

Google-owned YouTube will pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that it earned millions for illegally collecting personal information...

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 08:41 PM EDT

Tesla's App Goes Down for Hours, Leaving Some Stranded

Tesla's App Goes Down for Hours, Leaving Some Stranded

Tesla's app, which many owners use as a key for the vehicle, was down for hours Monday evening. Several Tesla drivers took to Twitter complaining that the app was down and tagging Tesla with questions about...

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 at 06:39 PM EDT

Big Tech or Big Labor? 2020 Democrats Line Up With Unions

Big Tech or Big Labor? 2020 Democrats Line Up With Unions

Thousands of miles from the union halls of Pennsylvania and Michigan, organized labor is flexing its muscles in a pitched battle with Big Tech. And the Democratic Party's 2020 class isn't being shy about...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 04:20 PM EDT

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked

The official Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of the social media platform, was hacked on Friday. One of the first tweets sent was the N-word. Another, sent minutes later, praised Hitler. Dorsey...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 11:08 AM EDT

Google’s Report on Massive iPhone Security Flaw Doubles as Dig Against Apple’s Privacy Stance

Google’s Report on Massive iPhone Security Flaw Doubles as Dig Against Apple’s Privacy Stance

Google released a compilation of in-depth research on vulnerabilities in Apple’s operating system Thursday night. The research is interesting and comprehensive, but the impact of the flaws on most iPhone users...

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 at 06:46 PM EDT

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Capital One Case

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Capital One Case

A former Amazon software engineer arrested last month on charges she hacked into Capital One bank and more than 30 different companies has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges she not only broke into...

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