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Facebook Has Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign

WASHINGTON — Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company detecting and removing 32 pages and fake accounts that had engaged in activity around divisive social issues.<p>The company did not …

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You Don't Just Get Fired at Amazon. What Happens Instead Is Brilliant. (Or Maybe Insane. Your Choice)

It's like "a video-conference version of the Thunderdome," as one report described it.<p>Few people would want to admit they nearly got fired from a job--especially from a big company like Amazon.<p>But a woman named Jane, who works at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, came clean recently about her …

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook (FB.O), Microsoft (MSFT.O) and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.<p>The copyright rules, proposed by the European Commission two …

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Snapchat now lets you clear chats to save face

Ever said something really horrible in an online chat? Like, I’m talking a statement so lip curlingly uncomfortable that, as soon as you pressed ‘send,’ you felt shame dribble down your neck like a raw egg made of pure parental disappointment?<p>Luckily for some of us, Snapchat now lets you delete …

Should white people ever sing the N-word?

<b>The controversy over the use of the N-word has hit the headlines again after a white woman was booed at a Kendrick Lamar gig for singing it on stage.</b><p>The rapper invited the woman to sing M.A.A.D City during his set at the Hangout Festival in Alabama.<p>But Lamar stopped her after she repeatedly used …

Read Mark Zuckerberg's prepared remarks for his meeting with EU lawmakers

Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with European Union leaders Tuesday in his third appearance before regulators to address Facebook's Cambridge Analytica …

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets an Earful From the E.U.

European lawmakers barraged Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday with a litany of questions about his company’s global power, its role in elections and its misuse of user data. One even raised the prospect of breaking up the social media giant.<p>But the meeting in Brussels ended …

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Mark Zuckerberg promises 3,000 more Facebook employees in Europe

Facebook will add thousands of workers to its offices across Europe, Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday.<p>In the Facebook CEO's opening statement to the European Parliament on Tuesday, Zuckerberg described his company's commitment to Europe, pointing to the European headquarters in Ireland and an …

Who's policing Facebook?

Dave Lee<p><b>Mark Zuckerberg is facing the European Parliament on Tuesday, answering yet more questions about how his company will tackle a scandal over the improper use of Facebook members' data.</b><p>It's one of several crises engulfing the company in recent months, from Russian propaganda to hate speech.<p>In …

European legislator says Jobs and Gates ‘enriched’ society, asks if Zuckerberg ‘created a digital monster’

How does Zuckerberg want to be remembered?<p>In the European Parliament’s public meeting with Mark Zuckerberg today, Guy Verhofstadt, a Belgian MEP, hammered Mark Zuckerberg with a brutal question about his legacy, comparing him unfavorably to Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.<p>“You have to ask yourself how …

Police release bodycam footage showing controversial stop of black Airbnb guests

Police who detained reggae legend Bob Marley's granddaughter and her friends in Southern California say that race was not a factor. Bodycam footage …

Net neutrality dies on June 11th

Net neutrality is done for in the US as of early next month.<p>The Federal Communication Commission’s rules protecting consumers from discriminatory behavior by ISPs are officially scheduled to come off the books on June 11th. The final portion of the order revoking the rules is scheduled to be …

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Verne Troyer, Austin Powers actor, dead at 49

Verne Troyer, who famously starred as Mini-Me in the <i>Austin Powers</i> movies, died on Saturday. He was 49.<p>“It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy …

Awkwardness ensues as top Democratic senator asks Mark Zuckerberg if he'll reveal what hotel he stayed at last night

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got into an awkward exchange with a top Democratic senator on Tuesday when the lawmaker began asking him personal questions.<p>During the blockbuster hearing on Capitol Hill, Sen. Dick Durbin asked Zuckerberg, "Would you be comfortable sharing with us the name …

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Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter

(Reuters) - Verified Facebook pages of Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) disappeared on Friday, minutes after the Silicon Valley billionaire promised on Twitter to take down the pages when challenged by users.<p>"Delete SpaceX page on Facebook if you're the …

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Uber Posts $1.1 Billion Fourth-Quarter Loss as Revenue Rises to $2.2 Billion

Uber Technologies Inc. reported a loss of $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $1.46 billion in the third quarter of 2017, …

‘Apple News as a product is living in the past,’ according to Flipboard’s CEO

Mike McCue thinks a walled garden is the wrong approach for publishers in 2018.<p>For eight years, Flipboard co-founder and CEO Mike McCue has been building a news curation app that organizes articles into a format more conducive to mobile devices — and now reaches 100 million readers a month.<p>Then …

Fitbit buys healthcare startup Twine Health

Fitbit said Tuesday it is buying Twine Health, a small Boston-based startup that helps people manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and …

Credit Suisse posts third straight annual loss on U.S. tax writedown

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) on Wednesday was upbeat on prospects for the year ahead, as it enters the last leg of Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam’s three-year overhaul, hoping to put its third straight annual loss behind it.<p>Thiam has been reshaping Switzerland’s second biggest bank by …

Apple HomePod review: locked in

It sounds amazing. Is that enough?<p>I don’t think I’ve ever described a tech product as “lonely” before, but it’s the word I thought about the most as I was reviewing Apple’s new HomePod.<p>The HomePod, whether Apple likes it or not, is the company’s answer to the wildly popular Amazon Echo and Google …

Samsung Electronics unveils huge fourth-quarter operating profits

• Samsung Electronics announced record operating profits of KRW 15.15 trillion won ($14.24 billion) in the fourth-quarter and KRW 53.65 trillion ($50.3 billion) for the year.<br>• Fourth-quarter profits were driven by the company’s components business.<br>• The announcement of a 50:1 stock split was followed by …

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Facebook Bans Ads for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

SAN FRANCISCO — Want to get rich quick through Bitcoins or other virtual currencies? You’ll have to do it without Facebook.<p>The social network said Tuesday that it would ban all ads for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, in order to stop promotions that it sees as “frequently associated with …

Instagram fitness model Jen Selter kicked off American Airlines flight

U.S. news<p>An Instagram fitness model was kicked off an American Airlines flight in Miami on Saturday night after a dispute with the crew, according to the airline.<p>Fitness coach and Instagram celebrity Jen Selter was aboard a flight out of Miami International Airport headed for New York’s LaGuardia …

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We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

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30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

Bruce Springsteen’s Sixties Garage Band the Castiles<p>In a tale later immortalized in his song “The Wish,” the Boss received his first electric guitar …

Cory Booker just got pulled over for being a senator while black

Rude? A black senator decrying racism to a Cabinet member who says she can't recall whether Trump called an entire continent a 's---hole'? Please.<p>The legacy of Barack Obama is secure. It was never the Affordable Care Act. It was Barack Obama. Sen. Cory Booker proved that last week in a Senate …

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Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg. Another day an anonymous donor set up an $86 million Bitcoin-fortune charity called the Pineapple Fund. A Tesla was spotted with a BLOCKHN license plate. There’s a surge in people looking to …

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