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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., right, with Reps. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, center, and Denny Heck, D-Wash., questions Facebook's General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter's Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett, and Google's Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker, about the Russian ads during a House Intelligence Committee task force hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Feb. 16, 2018, election-interference indictment by U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller underscores how thoroughly U.S. social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agentsIndictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A Facebook ad linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, is photographed in Washington, on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The ad, with the words "Hillary is a Satan, and her crimes and lies had proved just how evil she is" was listed as an excerpt of political advertising in the indictment charging 13 Russians and three Russian entities in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agentsIndictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents
The Associated Press23 hours ago
A Facebook ad linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, is photographed in Washington, on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The ad, with the words "Hillary is a Satan, and her crimes and lies had proved just how evil she is" was listed as an excerpt of political advertising in the indictment charging 13 Russians and three Russian entities in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agentsIndictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Facebook ad linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, is photographed in Washington, on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The ad, with the words "Hillary is a Satan, and her crimes and lies had proved just how evil she is" was listed as an excerpt of political advertising in the indictment charging 13 Russians and three Russian entities in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential raceThe U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election
The Associated Press1 day ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, speaks to the media with an announcement that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt electionThe U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election
The Associated Press1 day ago
Facebook's Messenger Kids app is displayed on an iPhone in New York, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The app lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family, is ad-free and connected to a parent’s account. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticismFacebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism
The Associated Press1 day ago
Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting dataBelgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply
The Associated Press1 day ago
Apple's HQ Apparently Has a Weird Hazard for WorkersApple's new headquarters in Cupertino, California, has been widely celebrated by architectural critics, but some employees are reportedly encountering a downside: They keep walking into the interior glass walls. MarketWatch reports on at least two incidents in which men walked into a wall seriously enough to require a call to...
Newser1 day ago
FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, packages move down a conveyor system to the proper shipping area at the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif. The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides. The pesticides were sold by independent sellers who offered the products through Amazon's website. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlementThe Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides
The Associated Press2 days ago
U.S. Secretary for Defense Jim Mattis, front left, speaks with British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson, front right, during a group photo of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattackBritain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year
The Associated Press2 days ago
Vlogger Says He Warned FBI of 'Nikolas Cruz' in SeptemberIt was a foreboding comment then and an especially eerie one now: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter" was posted to a YouTube video by a user named "Nikolas Cruz." Ben Bennight, the 36-year-old vlogger who'd uploaded the video, was alarmed enough that he brought the comment to...
Newser2 days ago
Surprise visit: Police warn alleged darknet drug buyersDutch and American police and federal agents have paid unannounced visited visits to dozens of people they say bought drugs via a darknet site that Dutch police took over last year
The Associated Press2 days ago
EU not happy with Facebook, Twitter consumer rule remediesThe European Commission says social media giants Facebook and Twitter have only partially responded to its demands to bring their practices into line with EU consumer law
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this file photo distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service on Thursday, Feb. 15,  2018, Russian cargo ship Souz 2,1A takes off from the launch pad at Russia's main space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew. The launch initially set for Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 was postponed at the very last minute due to an unspecified glitch. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
Russian cargo ship docks at International Space StationAn unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Ride-hailing giant Uber's full-year net loss widened to $4.5 billion in 2017 as the company endured a tumultuous year that included multiple scandals, a lawsuit alleging the theft of trade secrets and the replacement of its CEO. A person briefed on the results provided some numbers and confirmed the accuracy of The Information's story to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Uber CEO aims to pare losses and get 'the love back'Uber CEO is focused on cutting the company's massive losses and 'getting the love back' after a year of damaging revelations about the ride-hailing service
The Associated Press3 days ago
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