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US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory…

Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination

Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated…

A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week

Want to Delete Facebook? Here's How

Mashable lays out how to delete Facebook. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

HUD Accuses Facebook Of Discriminatory Housing Ads

It alleges Facebook allowed housing ads to discriminate based on things like gender, disability, religion and physical location.

Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media

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After Confessional Interview, Tesla Stock Slides

Elon Musk got a lot off his chest in a tearful interview with the New York Times , but Tesla investors apparently weren't feeling very sympathetic on Friday. The stock fell 8% in the wake of the interview in which he detailed "the most difficult and painful year" of his career,...

1.4K Google Workers on Secret China App: 'Urgent…

There had already been rumblings of Google employees who'd complained or defected from the company altogether to avoid having to work on a censorship-friendly search app reportedly being made for China. Now about 1,400 employees who are still there have banded together in a more cohesive way, penning a...

Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen."

Teen Hacks Apple, Has Excellent Folder Name

A 16-year-old kid in Australia managed to hack into Apple's computer systems multiple times over the course of a year and steal secure data, and the best part of the story is the name of the folder in which he saved instructions and stolen files on his laptop: "hacky hack...

More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored…

Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery…

Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona

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APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking…

Google clarifies that it tracks users who disable location history, but hasn't changed policy

Tesla 'Whistleblower' Airs Alleged Evidence on…

A former Tesla technician continues to cause headaches for CEO Elon Musk. "Are you ready?" Martin Tripp tweeted Wednesday before unleashing internal documents and photos he alleges show scrap piles, "bent" cooling tubes, and "reworked" M3 battery modules at Tesla's battery factory in Nevada, backing his claims of dangerous practices,...

US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats

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