Silicon Valley & Technology

FILE - This image made from video of a fake video featuring former President Barack Obama shows elements of facial mapping used in new technology that lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they've never said.
Adam Schiff wrote letters to chief executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google, which owns YouTube, asking about the companies' formal policies on deepfakes and their research into technologies to detect the doctored content
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By Reuters
July 15, 2019
Students in Fairfax County, Virginia, use their online textbooks in class.
College students already access over 10 million digital courses and e-books each year from Pearson
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By Reuters
July 15, 2019
Bitcoin, which has risen in value for eight consecutive days, received a boost after Facebook has said it would offer its own cryptocurrency, the Libra coin by end of June 2020.
On Tuesday, Congress begins two days of hearings on Facebook's Libra plan
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July 15, 2019
People walk past a Huawei retail store in Beijing, Sunday, June 30, 2019.
In May, Huawei was added to a banned list of companies for national security reasons, now the US may allow new sales in a matter of weeks
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By Reuters
July 14, 2019
Indian Space Research Organization scientists work on various modules of lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 at ISRO Satellite Integration and Test Establishment (ISITE) in Bengaluru, India, June 12, 2019.
If successful, India will become fourth country to land probe on Moon
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July 14, 2019
This video screen shot shows what happens when nanomachines drill through the cell membrane. The tiny motors drill through the nucleus and the entire cell disintegrates.
From cancer cells to antibiotic-resistant bacteria, tiny machines could kill them all
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July 13, 2019
FILE - The Facebook logo is seen at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., March 28, 2018.
A Wall Street Journal report says that the FTC has voted this week to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations
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July 12, 2019