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New Mexico Sues Google over Collection of Children’s Data

New Mexico Sues Google over Collection of Children’s Data

New Mexico’s attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children...

Barr Asks: Should Facebook, Google Be Liable for User Posts?

Barr Asks: Should Facebook, Google Be Liable for User Posts?

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability...

US Judge Dismisses Huawei Lawsuit Over Government Contracts Ban

US Judge Dismisses Huawei Lawsuit Over Government Contracts Ban

A federal judge in Texas has dismissed Chinese tech giant Huawei’s lawsuit challenging a U.S. law that bars the government...

As The Digital World Occupies More of Our Time, Wellness Guides Emerge

As The Digital World Occupies More of Our Time, Wellness Guides Emerge

As some of the negative effects of life lived online become more apparent, “digital wellness” groups are promoting ways to...

Innovative Program Empowers Female Students in Technology

Innovative Program Empowers Female Students in Technology

Women and minorities pursuing computer science degrees often feel alone and isolated, since the field is overwhelmingly dominated by men....

The Story of A Modern Teenage Cyborg

The Story of A Modern Teenage Cyborg

It seems inevitable that in this era of smart technology people would begin to think of ways to make their...

Facebook to Allow Paid Political Messages That Aren’t Ads

Facebook to Allow Paid Political Messages That Aren’t Ads

Facebook decided Friday to allow a type of paid political message that had sidestepped many of the social network’s rules...

Zuckerberg Accepts That Facebook May Have to Pay More Taxes

Zuckerberg Accepts That Facebook May Have to Pay More Taxes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to throw his support behind international reforms that would require Silicon Valley tech giants to...

US Court Halts Pentagon Work with Microsoft on Cloud Contract

US Court Halts Pentagon Work with Microsoft on Cloud Contract

A federal judge in Washington has halted, for now, a major U.S. Defense Department cyber contract, blocking Microsoft Corp. from...

Spain Disputes Tech Show Canceled for Health Motives

Spain Disputes Tech Show Canceled for Health Motives

Organizers of the world’s biggest mobile technology fair insisted Thursday that they canceled the annual Mobile World Congress due to...

Facebook Removes Accounts in Russia, Iran With Alleged Intelligence Links

Facebook Removes Accounts in Russia, Iran With Alleged Intelligence Links

Social media giant Facebook on Wednesday removed two unconnected networks of accounts, pages, and groups “engaging in foreign or government...

Asia Catches up on AI but Digital Divide Remains Between Rich and Poor

Asia Catches up on AI but Digital Divide Remains Between Rich and Poor

The earliest fans of the internet wondered if it could be a democratizing technology, giving all people access to information,...