Silicon Valley & Technology

Tik Tok logo is displayed on a smartphone on the U.S. flag in this illustration
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A Reuters search found TikTok videos repeating debunked false claims, including that the coronavirus might have come from a bioweapons 'super laboratory'
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 11:13
Techies, Non-Techies Try Out Mindfulness Amid Coronavirus Fears
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Technology and spirituality normally don’t go together, But at a recent conference in San Francisco there were tips on how to use technology to achieve more inner peace. Deana Mitchell went to see if it was possible
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 03:17
LogOn: Smartphone Motion Capture
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Anyone can have their movements captured and analyzed for better physical performance and to avoid injuries
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Mon, 03/16/2020 - 15:13
A fan of video game Minecraft waves a foam pick-axe in front of a screen display at the Minecon convention in London July 4,…
RSF said it had put work by banned, exiled or killed journalists in five countries — Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Vietnam — on an open server, making it available for players to view despite local censorship laws
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Mon, 03/16/2020 - 11:57
Illustration of hacking and cyberattacking. (Grfx by Diaa Bekheet)
The attack, first reported by Bloomberg, took place as the United States is enacted new measures to quell the spread of the novel coronavirus
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Mon, 03/16/2020 - 13:08
Employees wear face masks as they stand in a reopened Apple Store in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. China on Friday reported…
Apple reopened all 42 of its branded stores in China on Friday
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Sat, 03/14/2020 - 04:48
FILE - Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 9, 2018.
The Microsoft co-founder says he is stepping down to focus on philanthropy
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Fri, 03/13/2020 - 21:14
The Microsoft logo is shown in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2017.
The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested what it called a flawed bidding process
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Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:57
Tik Tok logo is displayed on a smartphone on the U.S. flag in this illustration
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TikTok is owned by a Chinese company that includes Chinese Communist Party members on its board, and it is required by law to share user data with Beijing
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Thu, 03/12/2020 - 08:16
U.S. Department of Homeland Security election security workers monitor screens in the DHS National Cybersecurity and…
Defense in cyberspace requires a series of government reforms and policies to strike back at attackers, according to the report by the Cyberspace Solarium Commission
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Wed, 03/11/2020 - 12:22
A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket with a payload of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network lifts off from…
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The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting lab after launching late Friday night. NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir used the station's robot arm to capture the spacecraft
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Mon, 03/09/2020 - 08:31
A screen grab of 29-year-old Yevgeny Nikulin of Russia, who is suspected of hacking U.S. targets.
Details and other evidence were contained in pretrial motions filed by prosecutors this week ahead of opening of Yevgeny Nikulin's trial in US federal court in San Francisco; jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday
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Fri, 03/06/2020 - 21:03
Women from the the Hui Muslim ethnic minority from a nearby neighborhood gather outside a shop near an OFILM factory in Nanchang in eastern China's Jiangxi province, June 5, 2019.
The connection between OFILM, the supplier that owns the Nanchang factory, and the tech giants is the latest sign that companies outside China are benefiting from coercive labor practices imposed on the Uighurs, a Turkic ethnic group, and other minorities
In this image from video, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks on the Senate floor about the impeachment trial against President…
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Citing security concerns, ban would apply to government-issued devices
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Thu, 03/05/2020 - 03:16
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, shakes hands with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, during a media opportunity…
Joint declaration comes in the context of a US campaign to steer countries away from China-based Huawei
Natalie Liu
Wed, 03/04/2020 - 18:33