Silicon Valley & Technology

FILE PHOTO: Doctors wait at their vaccination booths for people at the HSE (Health Service Executive) mass vaccination centre…
International cybercrime gang was behind attack, says Ireland's minister responsible for e-government
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Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:25 PM
FILE - People stick notes on a Facebook logo at a Facebook developer conference, in San Jose, California, April 30, 2019. Facebook today lost a legal battle with Ireland that might force the social network to stop transferring data to the U.S.
Case stems from EU concerns that US government surveillance may not respect privacy rights of EU citizens when data is transferred to US
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Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:40 PM
Robotic Kitchen May Revolutionize Home, Restaurant Cooking 
A robotic kitchen draws on its database of recipes to dish up tasty meals on demand and revolutionize cooking
Julie Taboh
Tue, 05/11/2021 - 11:26 AM
Vice President Kamala Harris listens as President Joe Biden speaks about the economy, in the East Room of the White House,…
The US president stops short of blaming Russia's government for the incident, but says the culprits are based there so Moscow has "some responsibility" to deal with it
Steve Herman
Mon, 05/10/2021 - 05:39 PM
FILE - The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) headquarters building is seen in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, Nov. 19, 2015.
According to an expert island’s dominance in chip-making has fueled debate over its silicon shield, but US is more concerned that shield may 'have holes in it' and technology is being used by China’s military
Joyce Huang
Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:14 AM
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Facebook says network managed a long-running deceptive campaign across multiple social media platforms and other websites, posing as independent news outlets and promoting favorable content about Ukrainian politicians
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Thu, 05/06/2021 - 05:04 PM
Photo by: zz/John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 10/14/20 A view of the Twitter logo outside their New York City headquarters in…
The company says that when testing the new feature, 34% of users, when prompted, either edited the mean tweet or did not send it
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Thu, 05/06/2021 - 03:45 PM
With Trump Decision, Facebook Pushed to Make Better Rules for World Leaders
How does Facebook decide what can be said on its service and what crosses the line? With Donald Trump still suspended -- for now -- the debate continues
Tina Trinh
Thu, 05/06/2021 - 02:16 AM
Jeff Bezos speaks in front of a model of Blue Origin's Blue Moon lunar lander, May 9, 2019, in Washington.
Sixty years after Alan Shepard became the first American in space, everyday people are on the verge of following in his cosmic footsteps
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Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:38 PM
President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in…
But review panel says it was ‘not appropriate’ for social media company to block Trump comments with an ‘arbitrary penalty’ 
Ken Bredemeier
Wed, 05/05/2021 - 01:00 AM
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, Bill and Melinda Gates smile at each other during an interview in Kirkland, Wash. The…
The two made the announcement in a statement posted by Bill Gates' Twitter account
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Mon, 05/03/2021 - 05:29 PM
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks to crowd before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, Jan. 20, 2021.
Facebook banned former president’s account in wake of Jan. 6 violent protests at US Capitol
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Mon, 05/03/2021 - 12:01 PM
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, a cyclist rides past a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale,…
Verizon will sell Verizon Media, which consists of pioneering tech platforms, to Apollo Global Management in $5 billion deal
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Mon, 05/03/2021 - 10:52 AM
FILE - An Apple logo adorns the facade of a downtown Brooklyn Apple store in New York, March 14, 2020. Apple is heading into a trial that threatens to upend its app store that earns the tech giant billions of dollars each year.
Plaintiff charges that tech giant has transformed its once-tiny digital storefront into an illegal monopoly that squeezes mobile apps for a slice of their earnings
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Sun, 05/02/2021 - 09:02 PM
European Commissioner for Europe fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager speaks during an online news conference on Apple…
Preliminary findings are first time Brussels has leveled anti-competitive charges against Apple
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Fri, 04/30/2021 - 12:23 PM