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FILE - This Nov. 4, 2013, file photo shows the sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter announced Wednesday, March 1, 2017, it is adding more new tools to curb abuse, part of an ongoing effort to protect its users from hate and harassment. It the second time in three weeks the company has released new features aimed at rooting out abusive content, signaling that it’s getting more serious about the issue after being criticized for not doing enough in the decade since its founding. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Twitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accountsTwitter is announcing more new tools intended to curb abuse, part of an ongoing effort to protect its users from hate and harassment
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 5, 2015 file photo, a man sits in front of portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il, right, as he uses his smartphone in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans have gained greater access to media and devices like cellphones over Kim Jong Un’s five-year rule, with private citizens of the long-isolated, totalitarian country achieving unprecedented connectedness. But their embrace of a state-controlled network has opened the way to unprecedented government censorship and surveillance. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
As North Koreans use phones, state finds new ways to censorNorth Koreans have gained unprecedented connectedness with greater access to media and devices like cellphones over Kim Jong Un's five-year rule
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, poses during the launch of its bike-sharing product, uberMOTO, in Hyderabad, India. Uber's CEO says he needs leadership help after a video has emerged of him arguing heatedly with a driver about fares.  (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)
Uber takes the path less traveled and it's a rocky oneUber can't seem to stay out of headlines that no CEO would want to explain, and the latest dustup includes Uber's CEO
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 4, 2013, file photo shows the sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter announced Wednesday, March 1, 2017, it is adding more new tools to curb abuse, part of an ongoing effort to protect its users from hate and harassment. It the second time in three weeks the company has released new features aimed at rooting out abusive content, signaling that it’s getting more serious about the issue after being criticized for not doing enough in the decade since its founding. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Twitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accountsTwitter is announcing more new tools intended to curb abuse, part of an ongoing effort to protect its users from hate and harassment
The Associated Press5 hours ago
President Donald Trump reacts after addressing a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Image via AP)
Record 3 million tweets sent on Trump's speech to CongressTwitter says some 3 million tweets were sent about President Donald Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This image provided by Facebook shows a demonstration of live reporter support, an example of one of the company's suicide prevention tools. Facebook is beefing up its suicide prevention tools, adding ways for crisis workers to reach out to people through Messenger. It’s also adding options for people to report if someone might harm themselves while broadcasting on Facebook Live and is streamlining the process to report posts about suicide or self-injury. Facebook has had suicide prevention tools for more than a decade. (Facebook via AP)
Facebook beefs up suicide prevention focused on live videoFacebook is beefing up the suicide prevention tools that have been part of the social network for a decade
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon’s cloud-computing service Amazon Web Services experienced problems in its eastern U.S. region, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, causing widespread problems for thousands of websites and apps. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
When Amazon's cloud storage fails, lots of people get wetAmazon's cloud-computing service S3 had a major outage, causing widespread problems for thousands of web sites and apps
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Chief Business Officer Robert Kuncl, with a graphic showing the many networks that will be carried, speaks during the introduction of YouTube TV at YouTube Space LA in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. People fed up with paying for cable the traditional way will soon be able to subscribe to it from YouTube. The Google-owned site known for cat videos and do-it-yourself makeup tutorials is the latest company to offer a version of cable that looks and feels more like Netflix. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Beyond cat videos: YouTube will offer its own pay-TV servicePeople fed up with paying for cable the traditional way will soon be able to get it from YouTube
The Associated Press19 hours ago
This October 2016 photo supplied by Simplot Plant Sciences shows Innate Gen. 2 potatoes surviving in a field infected with late blight disease at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. Federal officials said three types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat. (Nico Champouret/Simplot Plant Sciences via AP)
US approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoesFederal officials say three types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Niantic founder and CEO, and creator of Pokemon Go, John Hanke speaks during a keynote at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. The Mobile World Congress will be held 27 Feb. to 2 March. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
No fad: Niantic CEO insists Pokemon Go is still going strongAt Barcelona's Mobile World Congress, Niantic's CEO John Hanke insists Pokemon Go was not a fad and is still going strong after last summer's boom
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 file photo, Kristinn Hrafnsson of Wikileaks listens during a press conference of Wikileaks in London. As WikiLeaks thrust itself into the heart of America’s electoral contest last year, the group’s chief spokesman tiptoed out of spotlight, stepping down from his job in a little-noticed move that leaves Julian Assange as the only public face of the radical transparency organization. (AP Photo/Lennart Preiss File)
WikiLeaks spokesman quietly steps out of the spotlightAs WikiLeaks thrust itself into the heart of America's electoral contest last year, the group's chief spokesman tiptoed out of spotlight
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, June 10, 2013, file photo, developers look over new apps being displayed on iPads at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple still hasn’t shown any sign of being able to duplicate its late founder Steve Jobs’ knack for game-changing innovation, but that isn’t stopping the world’s most valuable company from reaching new heights. Apple's iPhone has a devout following and its app store has become the company's fastest growing segment. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Apple's iPhone may be mature, but it's still bearing fruitThe Apple of today hasn't yet shown much indication of emulating its co-founder Steve Jobs and his streak of world-changing products, but it's still proving a tough act to beat
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Founder and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings smiles during a keynote at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The Mobile World Congress will be held 27 Feb. to 2 March. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Netflix CEO: co-workers were affected by Trump travel banThe CEO of Netflix says co-workers of his were personally affected by U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several Muslim countries
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this May 15, 2013, file photo, Amit Singhal, senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc., speaks at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco. Singhal, a top engineering executive at Uber, is out five weeks after his hire was announced. According to a report in the tech blog Recode, he failed to disclose that he’d left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation. Singhal denies the allegation. Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Report: Uber exec out after failing to disclose allegationAmit Singhal, formerly senior vice president of engineering at Uber, has left the company because he reportedly failed to disclose that he left his previous workplace, Google, because of a sexual harassment allegation
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2107 file photo, members of the media gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington. With a nod to the importance of social media in American life, the Supreme Court signaled Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, it could strike down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Supreme Court skeptical of sex offender social media banThe Supreme Court is signaling it could strike down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites
The Associated Press2 days ago
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