The horrific killing of Bianca Devins has drawn headlines, the brutality underscored by its broadcast online.

Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to their countries — prompting widespread allegations of racism against women of color.


Facebook vice president David Marcus says he agrees with the Federal Reserve chair that the Libra digital currency needs a thorough review process.

Kayla Ramos, 11, was not hurt.

Kayla Ramos, 11, was playing with her iPhone 6 in Bakersfield, Calif., when sparks suddenly began to shoot from the device in July 2019.

“We would be the first to say we can do more and constantly challenge ourselves to do so," Apple spokesman Fred Sainz said.

Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that actively lobby against new laws.

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It’s a big week for Silicon Valley on Capitol Hill.

The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the company.

For the past few months, the nation’s largest employer has begun evaluating workers using an experimental tool: virtual reality.

Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry — delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies — with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content.

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It was a Twitter feed come to life.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell said Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency poses potential risks to the stability of the financial system.

Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependability."

The sudden removal of William H. Gerstenmaier, NASA’s head of human exploration, late Wednesday is a clear sign that the White House is increasingly frustrated with the agency’s efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024.

The invitees to Trump's social media summit included James O'Keefe, Diamond and Silk and a host of mainstream Republican politicians.

President Trump’s planned social media summit on Thursday sparked widespread backlash even before it began, with critics blasting the White House for convening its most controversial online allies for a political rally aimed at the 2020 election.

Frustration and burnout eventually drove him from the top tier of the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) altogether, now Mike Yeung is trying to bring Echo Fox back from the bottom of the standings.

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