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The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study the millions of posts provided by major technology firms to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

  • Dec 16, 2018

YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 1.6 million channels in the third quarter of this year, mostly for spreading spam or posting or inappropriate adult content, the company said in a report Thursday.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Speaking with The Washington Post after his first testimony to Congress, Pichai said that new AI tools — the backbone of such innovations as driverless cars and disease-detecting algorithms — require companies to set ethical guardrails and think through how the technology can be abused.

  • Dec 12, 2018

  • Dec 11, 2018

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai on Tuesday stressed in his high-profile appearance on behalf of the tech giant that it operates “without political bias.”

  • Dec 11, 2018

YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse, a software bug that could have allowed third-party apps and developers to gain access to 52 million users' personal information without their permission.

  • Dec 10, 2018

A key British lawmaker alleged Wednesday that Facebook maintained “whitelisting agreements” that gave select companies preferential access to valuable data on users without their consent, echoing a key claim from an app developer's lawsuit.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Newly unredacted court records suggest that Facebook used people's profiles as leverage to expand its mobile-ad business.

  • Nov 30, 2018

Apple announced Wednesday that it would block access to a port that law enforcement uses to crack into iPhones, a move that could reignite debate over whether tech companies are doing enough to help authorities probing serious crimes.

  • Jun 13, 2018
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