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Amnesty Report: Twitter Abuse Toward Women Is Rampant
Frustrated by Twitter's silence on abuse against women, Amnesty International crowdsourced its own data and found that the platform was
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New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos
Photos of up to 6.8 million Facebook users, including ones they never posted, could be accessed.
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At a New York Privacy Pop-Up, Facebook Sells Itself
The one-day pop-up kiosk is meant to show that Facebook takes users’ privacy concerns seriously. It also was an opportunity
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Half of UK homes could get faster broadband
New research suggests that people have not taken up faster services, even though they are available.
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Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads
The woman says if companies were able to spot she had been pregnant, they should also have realised she was
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Google chief denies political bias claims
US lawmakers accused firm of "programming" bias against conservative views into its algorithms.
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Amazon’s Holiday Toy Catalog Is Advertising Parents Actually Want
And some people are mad they didn't get one.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey criticised for ‘tone deaf’ Myanmar tweets
Jack Dorsey is accused of ignoring the persecution of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.
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Facebook defends Mark Zuckerberg’s exposed emails
The social network publishes a detailed rebuttal of some of the claims made against it.
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Facebook chief’s emails exposed by MPs
More than 200 pages of confidential emails are shared online by Parliament's fake news inquiry.
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VTech flags tablet flaw after BBC Watchdog probe
Firm alerts public to flaw that could have given hackers a way to spy on and chat to children.
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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon Chip Suggests 5G Is Almost Here
At an event on the island of Maui, Qualcomm and Samsung showed off new tech that should put some 5G
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