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OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I Got A Little Gettin' Even to Do'

OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I Got A Little Gettin' Even to Do'

By Linda Deutsch | Jun 16
O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."

Dems Accelerate Election Security Push after Trump Comments

Dems Accelerate Election Security Push after Trump Comments

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Jun 15
Alarmed by President Donald Trump's willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign.

Experts: Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect with Targets

Experts: Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect with Targets

By Raphael Stater | Jun 15
Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington's political scene. But it seems she never existed; the persona was seemingly part of a vast army of phantom profiles used by spies.

How Do You Teach Kids About Texting? Bring in the Teenagers

How Do You Teach Kids About Texting? Bring in the Teenagers

By Kirsten Grieshaber | Jun 14
How do you teach tech-savvy kids to safely navigate the digital world? In Germany, you bring in the teenagers.

Facebook's Zuckerberg Is the Focus of Latest Doctored Video

Facebook's Zuckerberg Is the Focus of Latest Doctored Video

Jun 14
Three weeks after Facebook refused to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her words, Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine: fake footage showing him gloating over his one-man domination of the world.

FaceBook Launching App That Pays Users for Data on App Usage

FaceBook Launching App That Pays Users for Data on App Usage

By Rachel Lerman | Jun 13
The company previously rolled out two similar apps that tracked what activities people did on their phones. But both were shut down after drawing criticism for infringing on privacy and violating Apple's App Store guidelines.

AP: 3 Million U.S. Students Don't Have Home Internet

AP: 3 Million U.S. Students Don't Have Home Internet

By Michael Melia, Jeff Amy, and Larry Fenn | Jun 13
With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd's homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?

Facebook is Building A Massive Solar Project in Texas

Facebook is Building A Massive Solar Project in Texas

By Russell Contreras | Jun 13
Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investment in renewable energy.

Holocaust Museum Digitizing Letters from Anne Frank's Father

Holocaust Museum Digitizing Letters from Anne Frank's Father

By Philip Marcelo | Jun 13
Ryan Cooper was a 20-something Californian unsure of his place in the world when he struck up a pen pal correspondence in the 1970s with Otto Frank, the father of the young Holocaust victim Anne Frank.

Democrats Worry as Trump Unleashes Money on 2020 Digital Ads

Democrats Worry as Trump Unleashes Money on 2020 Digital Ads

By Brian Slodysko | Jun 13
While Democrats wage a wide open primary , President Donald Trump is blanketing battleground states with online advertising that could help set the narrative heading into the 2020 campaign.

FCC Wants to Fix Maps That Now Overstate Broadband Coverage

FCC Wants to Fix Maps That Now Overstate Broadband Coverage

By Tali Arbel | Jun 13
U.S. telecom regulators are trying to fix faulty maps that don't reflect which Americans have access to high-speed internet.

UN Panel: Connect Half the World, and $20 Phones Can Help

UN Panel: Connect Half the World, and $20 Phones Can Help

By Edith M. Lederer | Jun 12
An independent U.N. panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world's people.

Facebook Opens UK Engineering Hub to Fight Harmful Content

Facebook Opens UK Engineering Hub to Fight Harmful Content

Jun 12
Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site.

EU Publishes Europe-Wide Rules on Drone Operation

EU Publishes Europe-Wide Rules on Drone Operation

Jun 12
The European Union has published EU-wide rules on drones to provide a clear framework for what is and isn't allowed, improve safety and make it easier for drone users to operate their craft in another European country.

Justice's Antitrust Chief Sketches How He'll Assess Big Tech

Justice's Antitrust Chief Sketches How He'll Assess Big Tech

Jun 12
The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he'll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up.

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