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Snapchat Tops Facebook as Teens’ No. 1 Choice for Social Media

Snapchat Tops Facebook as Teens’ No. 1 Choice for Social Media

American teens have crowned a new king of social media. According to a recent poll, Snapchat is the most popular...

At G-7, Social Media Firms Pushed to Do More to Fight Terror

At G-7, Social Media Firms Pushed to Do More to Fight Terror

Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but must act quicker to remove propaganda...

US Senators Seek to Block Foreign Online Ads Targeting American Voters

US Senators Seek to Block Foreign Online Ads Targeting American Voters

With U.S. midterm elections barely a year away, lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a bipartisan proposal to regulate online political advertising...

Women Share Harassment Stories With #MeToo

Women Share Harassment Stories With #MeToo

Two weeks ago Carla Rountree of Washington, D.C., was enjoying an autumn afternoon with friends at the Maryland Renaissance Festival,...

Iridium to Rely on Used SpaceX Boosters for Next 2 Launches

Iridium to Rely on Used SpaceX Boosters for Next 2 Launches

Iridium Communications says its next two launches of new-generation satellites will use refurbished SpaceX Falcon 9 first-stage boosters that have...

Workers at iPhone Supplier in China Protest Unpaid Bonuses

Workers at iPhone Supplier in China Protest Unpaid Bonuses

Hundreds of workers streamed through dark streets, blocking an entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier’s factory in eastern China to...

Missouri Proposes Innovation Corridor for Amazon’s 2nd Home

Missouri Proposes Innovation Corridor for Amazon’s 2nd Home

Missouri officials were submitting a bid Thursday for Amazon’s second headquarters that would involve an innovation corridor between Kansas City...

US Unemployment Claims Fall to 222,000, Lowest in 44 Years

US Unemployment Claims Fall to 222,000, Lowest in 44 Years

The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. THE...

Western Influence Feeding the Streets of Iraq

Western Influence Feeding the Streets of Iraq

In Iraq, young entrepreneurs cash-in on a food trend popularized in the West. Trucks serving American-style fast food serve meals...

Dow closes above 23,000 for first time; IBM soars

Dow closes above 23,000 for first time; IBM soars

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM...

A Lifeline for Millions in Somalia, Money Remittance Industry Seeks More Support

A Lifeline for Millions in Somalia, Money Remittance Industry Seeks More Support

Every month, Fatma Ahmed sends $200 of the earnings she makes in London to her family in Somalia. “It’s for...

Teens Overwhelmingly Prefer Snapchat to Facebook, Study Finds

Teens Overwhelmingly Prefer Snapchat to Facebook, Study Finds

Teenagers are turning away from traditional social media like Facebook and increasingly turning to Snapchat to communicate with their friends,...

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a...

Monitoring Pollution in Cities from Space

Monitoring Pollution in Cities from Space

The European Space Agency ESA has launched a new satellite that will collect data useful to ordinary people everywhere on...

Significant Differences Remain After 4th Round of NAFTA talks End in Washington

Significant Differences Remain After 4th Round of NAFTA talks End in Washington

Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up a contentious fourth round of talks this week, aimed...