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Federal judge rules Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking Twitter users

Federal judge rules Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking Twitter users

President Donald Trump can’t block users from seeing his tweets, a federal judge ruled today. The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University brought forth the lawsuit on behalf of seven
U.S. reaches deal to keep China’s ZTE in business

U.S. reaches deal to keep China’s ZTE in business

(Reuters) — The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes
Apple declines to attend EU hearing on tax evasion, citing appeal

Apple declines to attend EU hearing on tax evasion, citing appeal

(Reuters) — iPhone maker Apple has turned down an invitation to an EU lawmakers’ hearing, saying it does not want to prejudice its challenge to an EU order to pay up to 13 billion euros ($15 billion)
Washington state sues Facebook and Google over election ad disclosure

Washington state sues Facebook and Google over election ad disclosure

(Reuters) — The state of Washington said on Monday it had sued Facebook and Alphabet’s Google for allegedly violating state campaign finance law by failing to maintain information about who buys
U.S. Congress has few options to stop Trump from saving China’s ZTE

U.S. Congress has few options to stop Trump from saving China’s ZTE

(Reuters) — There is little Congress can do to stop President Donald Trump if he wants to relax penalties on ZTE, despite strong bipartisan opposition to easing restrictions on China’s No. 2
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over ‘consensual relationship’ with employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over ‘consensual relationship’ with employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced his resignation today, following an investigation into a "consensual relationship" with an Intel employee. The board named Robert Swan, Intel's chief financial
U.S. Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

U.S. Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

(Reuters) — States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many
Why Trump and Twitter are birds of a feather

Why Trump and Twitter are birds of a feather

GUEST: In the 1930s, psychologist B.F. Skinner put rats in boxes and taught them to push levers to receive a food pellet. They pushed the levers only when hungry, though. To get the rats to press the
How Facebook and Twitter’s new ad transparency tools fall short

How Facebook and Twitter’s new ad transparency tools fall short

ANALYSIS: Users can now see more information than ever before about how advertisers are using some of the largest social media platforms, thanks to ad transparency tools released earlier this week by
EU Parliament set to vote on copyright bill that’s causing a massive freak-out across the web

EU Parliament set to vote on copyright bill that’s causing a massive freak-out across the web

Members of the European Parliament are preparing to vote on a set of copyright rules that supporters are hailing as a new dawn for beleaguered creatives and critics are warning will spell doom for the
European Parliament votes 318-278 against controversial copyright reforms, but the saga isn’t over

European Parliament votes 318-278 against controversial copyright reforms, but the saga isn’t over

The European Parliament has voted against a controversial set of copyright rules known as the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The vote follows weeks of intensifying protests, with
U.K. data watchdog’s report on Facebook shenanigans is far more shocking than $664,000 fine

U.K. data watchdog’s report on Facebook shenanigans is far more shocking than $664,000 fine

Following an announcement that the U.K.’s Information Commissioner has decided to fine Facebook $664,000 for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, much of the chatter has focused on the small
Facebook: ‘Turning a blind eye to bad content is not in our commercial interests’

Facebook: ‘Turning a blind eye to bad content is not in our commercial interests’

Facebook has responded to allegations that emerged over the weekend claiming the company turns a blind eye to controversial Pages if they have a lot of followers — because they generate a lot of
Congress questions YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on what it takes to ban an account

Congress questions YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on what it takes to ban an account

During a Tuesday Congressional hearing, representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube emphasized that if a user violates too many of the rules, they're out. But how many strikes a user gets, and
Donald Trump slams EU over $5 billion Google fine

Donald Trump slams EU over $5 billion Google fine

(Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the
Facebook pledges tough election monitoring as critical internal memo from its chief security officer surfaces

Facebook pledges tough election monitoring as critical internal memo from its chief security officer surfaces

(Reuters) – Facebook officials on Tuesday said the company is using a range of techniques including artificial intelligence to counter Russian operatives or others who use deceptive tactics and false
U.S. Democratic candidates told to ditch Huawei and ZTE devices

U.S. Democratic candidates told to ditch Huawei and ZTE devices

(Reuters) — The Democratic National Committee warned party candidates running in November elections not to use devices made by Chinese telecommunications companies ZTE and Huawei Technologies because
Elon Musk’s bid to take Tesla private triggers new round of WTF epicness

Elon Musk’s bid to take Tesla private triggers new round of WTF epicness

There may not be enough popcorn on Planet Earth to get humanity through the soap opera that is Tesla. Elon Musk’s plan to take the company private, if there is a plan, has spiralled into an endless
Microsoft seized websites created by Russian hackers to target Republican think tanks

Microsoft seized websites created by Russian hackers to target Republican think tanks

The cyber political wars continue to rage, and have now taken a strange turn. Microsoft has released a detailed report that says a Russian military group that targeted U.S. elections in 2016 is back
Facebook, Google, and Twitter dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

Facebook, Google, and Twitter dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

(Reuters) — Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran’s geopolitical agenda around