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Recycled Refrigerators, Imported Carbon Fiber Used in ‘Made-In-Senegal’ Drones

Recycled Refrigerators, Imported Carbon Fiber Used in ‘Made-In-Senegal’ Drones

A Senegalese drone enthusiast has been working with drones both in the photography and health sectors for years. But recently,...

US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups Blamed for Global Attacks

US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups Blamed for Global Attacks

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the WannaCry...

Lawmakers Asking 4 Big Tech Companies for Documents in Probe

Lawmakers Asking 4 Big Tech Companies for Documents in Probe

House lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range...

Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink ‘News Deserts’

Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink ‘News Deserts’

Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people...

Advertising Executives Point to Five Ways Google Stifles Business 

Advertising Executives Point to Five Ways Google Stifles Business 

U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc.’s Google for anti-competitive behavior have recently begun probing the company’s $116 billion-a-year advertising business. Attorneys general for 50 U.S. states...

US Social Media Firms to Testify on Violent, Extremist Online Content

US Social Media Firms to Testify on Violent, Extremist Online Content

Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by...

Apple Introduces New iPhone as it Seeks to Keep Up with Competitors

Apple Introduces New iPhone as it Seeks to Keep Up with Competitors

Facing growing competition from less expensive smartphone providers, Apple introduced its new versions of its iconic iPhone Tuesday at its...

Apple Takes on Netflix With a $5-a-month Streaming Service

Apple Takes on Netflix With a $5-a-month Streaming Service

Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at...

Facebook Bans Self-Harm Images in Fight Against Suicide

Facebook Bans Self-Harm Images in Fight Against Suicide

Facebook will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content...

With Little Change, iPhones May Get Upstaged by Streaming

With Little Change, iPhones May Get Upstaged by Streaming

Apple is expected to unveil three new iPhone models that are so similar to last year’s lineup, they may be...

Facebook, Instagram Close Accounts of Italian Neo-fascist Groups

Facebook, Instagram Close Accounts of Italian Neo-fascist Groups

Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists...

States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google’s “potential monopolistic behavior.”   The Monday announcement...