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LinkedIn Gives Staff Week Off for Well-being

LinkedIn Gives Staff Week Off for Well-being

Professional social network LinkedIn is giving nearly all of its 15,900 full-time workers next week off as it seeks to...

US Supreme Court Rules in Facebook’s Favor in Case About Unwanted Texting

US Supreme Court Rules in Facebook’s Favor in Case About Unwanted Texting

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday tossed out a lawsuit accusing Facebook Inc. of violating a federal anti-robocall law.The justices,...

NFTs: A Cryptocurrency Craze Creates Market for Digital Art, Even Tweets

NFTs: A Cryptocurrency Craze Creates Market for Digital Art, Even Tweets

The record-breaking sale of a digital artwork in March is part of a rush to invest in previously unmarketable things...

Microsoft Wins $22 Billion Deal Making Headsets for US Army

Microsoft Wins $22 Billion Deal Making Headsets for US Army

Microsoft won a nearly $22 billion contract to supply U.S. Army combat troops with its augmented reality headsets.    ...

Tech Faces a Year of Scrutiny and Change

Tech Faces a Year of Scrutiny and Change

Facebook hired fact-checkers, Twitter labeled tweets and Google took down videos, but for tech companies, disinformation is the problem that...

Facebook Finds Chinese Hacking Operation Targeting Uyghurs

Facebook Finds Chinese Hacking Operation Targeting Uyghurs

Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of...

Years-Long US Pressure Campaign Chokes Huawei’s Growth

Years-Long US Pressure Campaign Chokes Huawei’s Growth

When Joe Biden took office as president, the Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies saw at least a glimmer of hope...

Extremist Groups Thrive on Facebook Despite Bans

Extremist Groups Thrive on Facebook Despite Bans

A new outside report found that Facebook has allowed groups — many tied to QAnon, boogaloo and militia movements —...

Japan Car Makers Scramble to Assess Impact of Renesas Auto Chip-plant Fire

Japan Car Makers Scramble to Assess Impact of Renesas Auto Chip-plant Fire

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and other Japanese automakers scrambled on Monday to assess the production impact of a fire at a Renesas Electronics automotive...

Biden to Nominate Former Sen. Nelson as NASA Chief

Biden to Nominate Former Sen. Nelson as NASA Chief

U.S. President Joe Biden announced Friday he plans to nominate former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to lead the U.S. space...

Twitter Asks Users to Weigh in on Rules for World Leaders

Twitter Asks Users to Weigh in on Rules for World Leaders

Twitter on Friday began a survey of global users about platform rules for world leaders while consulting human rights and...

Twitter Turns 15, Confronts Growing Pains of Popularity

Twitter Turns 15, Confronts Growing Pains of Popularity

Twitter celebrates its 15th anniversary this month (March 21). With 330 million users around the world, the company that once...