Facebook hired a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activists critical of the social network, according to a New York Times report, linking them to the liberal philanthropist.

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Night Sight: How Google’s Pixel phone can take pictures in the dark

Google's smartphones now have a special camera feature known as Night Sight, which allows the phone to take photos in very dark situations. The Post's Geoffrey A. Fowler explains how this works, and why this new feature may be the future of photography.

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Night Sight on Google’s Pixel, which shoots pictures in the dark, shows how phone cameras have become faketastic.

Snap said it believes government regulators are investigating issues related to a class-action lawsuit in which shareholders allege that the company misled investors by downplaying the negative effects Instagram had on its business.

Bailey Richardson, one of Instagram's original 13 employees, says the company has lost its identity.

Several pro-Trump Facebook pages and one Twitter account on Monday posted the home address and phone number of the Broward County, Fla., election supervisor who has been the target of blistering criticism from the president and other Republicans amid highly politicized vote recounts.

The government said in a lawsuit that the companies had illegally shared ad sales data in violation of antitrust law.

Amazon is bringing roughly 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investments to New York and Northern Virginia. But winning the grand prize also comes with some drawbacks.

Facebook will invite French regulators to study its approach to combating hate speech online, marking the latest attempt by governments around the world to figure out ways to thwart toxic content from spreading.

Comcast is "a much greater threat" than AT&T-Time Warner, the American Cable Association claims.

The Big Apple's ascendance as a major technology hub highlights the depth of the city’s massive talent pool.

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says Russia's space agency has been “very transparent" following recent safety issues. "They have shared with us all the data we need to be comfortable and confident that we understand the problem and that it has been resolved.”

Dish blames the blackout on AT&T's merger with Time Warner, but the telecom giant says it has nothing to do with the situation.

This apparent subtle edit shows how video has become as vulnerable to politicized distortion as everything else.

The $40 million purchase means the legacy automaker has joined companies such as Uber and Alphabet in investing in the latest transportation trend.

Samsung’s Infinity Flex Display, coming some time next year, has a phone screen that can unfold into a tablet.

Two successful ballot measures highlight the tension between wealthy tech companies and local residents who expect them to contribute more.

Experts point to a rampant online spread of misleading reports and images about the migrant caravan in Mexico, for example, and the demonstrably false allegations that billionaire George Soros is funding a violent “invasion” of the United States.

Voatz, the start-up behind the pilot, says its system is secure. But election integrity experts say the technology remains potentially vulnerable.

Tim Berners-Lee is urging governments, Internet companies and users to commit to a set of principles to protect the openness and accessibility of the Web.

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