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Cyberattacks concerning to most in US: Pearson/AP-NORC poll
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Cyberattacks concerning to most in US: Pearson/AP-NORC poll

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Most Americans across party lines have serious concerns about cyberattacks on U.S. computer systems and view…
Google cracks down on climate change denial by targeting ads
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Google cracks down on climate change denial by targeting ads

LONDON (AP) — Google is cracking down on digital ads promoting false climate change claims or being used to make…
Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll shows
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Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all Americans agree that the rampant spread of misinformation is a problem. Most also think social…
Facebook blames ‘faulty configuration change’ for nearly six-hour outage
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Facebook blames ‘faulty configuration change’ for nearly six-hour outage

Oct 4 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) blamed a “faulty configuration change” for a nearly six-hour outage on Monday that…
Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress
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Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Facebook data scientist has stunned lawmakers and the public with revelations of the company’s awareness…
Africa internet riches plundered, contested by China broker
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Africa internet riches plundered, contested by China broker

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Outsiders have long profited from Africa’s riches of gold, diamonds, and even people. Digital resources have proven…
UAE block on internet calls eases for Expo 2020 site visitors
Middle East

UAE block on internet calls eases for Expo 2020 site visitors

DUBAI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Authorities have let people make calls over WhatsApp and other internet apps in the grounds…
EU accuses Russia of involvement in ‘Ghostwriter’ cyberattacks
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EU accuses Russia of involvement in ‘Ghostwriter’ cyberattacks

The European Union on Friday threatened to take action against Russia over alleged complicity in a cyberattack campaign known as “Ghostwriter” against…
Will the Taliban restrict internet access in Afghanistan?
Middle East

Will the Taliban restrict internet access in Afghanistan?

“The Taliban have started to turn the internet on and off in some parts of Kabul,” said Habib Khan Totakhil, an Afghan journalist…
Prominent fact-checker Snopes apologizes for plagiarism
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Prominent fact-checker Snopes apologizes for plagiarism

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder and CEO of the fact-checking site Snopes.com has acknowledged plagiarizing from dozens of articles…
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