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Twitter on Wednesday began making it easier to report tweets aimed at interfering with people voting, starting first in Europe and India. more
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Presidential hopeful John Delaney wants you to unfollow Trump on Twitter  THE VERGE · 9 hours
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Netflix Spared as Academy Keeps Oscars Rule Unchanged  Gadgets 360 · 16 hours
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Donald Trump meets Twitter's Jack Dorsey at White House  BBC · 19 hours
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Australia political leaders use Chinese app to chase votes  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
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Washington state bill limits measles vaccine exemptions  ABC NEWS · 1 day
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has signed off on letting Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei help build... more
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey meets with President Trump - CNET  CNET · 1 day
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Facebook has quietly removed three bogus far right networks in Spain ahead of Sunday’s elections  TechCrunch · 1 day
Facebook has quietly removed three far right networks that were engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior intended to spread... more
Election interference is 'online harm', MPs hear  BBC · 1 day
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Teen activist says future has been stolen by climate change  ABC NEWS · 1 day
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Wisconsin governor will veto Republican-backed abortion bill  ABC NEWS · 1 day
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Pete Buttigieg wants the FTC to fight big tech monopolies  THE VERGE · 1 day
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Rurality, social identity is driving polarization in Iowa  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
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Why responsible sourcing of DRC minerals has major weak spots  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AI, Social Media Regulation Find Prominence in Poll Manifestos  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
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Tesla will reduce the size of its advisory board, according to SEC filing - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
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The PDF Association thinks the Mueller report sucks  THE VERGE · 5 days
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Mueller report: How to read the doc online or download it for free - CNET  CNET · 5 days
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The role of digital technologies in mobilizing the alt-right  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
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How the Mueller report indicts social networks  THE VERGE · 6 days
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Russian hacked ‘at least one’ Florida county prior to 2016 election  TechCrunch · 6 days
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Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving  ABC NEWS · 6 days
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Democrats call on Robert Mueller to testify about report - CNET  CNET · 6 days
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Mueller report details the evolution of Russia’s troll farm as it began targeting US politics  TechCrunch · 6 days
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Why Juul and Republican lawmakers want to raise the minimum vaping age  THE VERGE · 6 days
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Add Craigslist to the tech platforms Russians used to manipulate the 2016 election  TechCrunch · 6 days
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Mueller report dives into Russian election interference and Trump campaign - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The report from special counsel Robert Mueller outlines cyberattacks and social media disinformation leading up to the 2016 US presidential election. more
Mueller report dives into Russian election interference - CNET  CNET · 6 days
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Mueller report sheds new light on how the Russians hacked the DNC and the Clinton campaign  TechCrunch · 6 days
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Senate Democrats confront ‘digital divide’ in new bill  THE VERGE · 6 days
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Mueller report offers glimpse into Russian election meddling, no collusion with Trump - CNET  CNET · 6 days
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Read the Mueller report here  TechCrunch · 6 days
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Publishers are scrambling to ready ebook versions of the Mueller report  THE VERGE · 6 days
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Mueller report coming at 11 a.m. ET Thursday: The facts on the Trump-Russia case - CNET  CNET · 7 days
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AG Barr: Trump campaign did not work with Russia to hack 2016 elections - CNET  CNET · 7 days
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Striking a balance between climate action and social equality  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
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Iraq Parliament Bans Online Battle Games, Citing 'Negative' Influence  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
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Australia officials work with social media to safeguard poll  ABC NEWS · 7 days
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