Silicon Valley & Technology

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover vehicle takes off from Cape Canaveral.
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NASA's latest rover, Perseverance, is scheduled to land on Mars in February at the bottom of 250-meter crater that was a lake some 3.5 billion years ago
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Thu, 07/30/2020 - 08:45
A replica of the Mars rover Perseverance is displayed outside the press site before a news conference at the Kennedy Space…
The unprecedented effort will involve multiple launches and spacecraft — and cost more than $8 billion
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 18:49
FILE - A 3-D printed figures are seen in front of displayed Tik Tok logo in this picture illustration taken Nov. 7, 2019.
The cabinet level department has the China-based social media app under national security review
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 13:55
FILE - A participant talks on his phone at the Delta Summit, a blockchain and digital innovation event, in Ta'Qali, Malta, Oct. 3, 2019.
Beijing hopes the managed network, which it says offers cheaper costs and better interoperability over competitors, will become the preferred option for businesses and governments
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Thu, 07/30/2020 - 01:54
This photo taken on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from an undated video shows former President of Central Council of Jews in Germany…
Facebook says it already takes down Holocaust denial posts in countries where it is illegal and elsewhere removes 'any post that celebrates, defends, or attempts to justify the Holocaust'
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:09
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies remotely during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on antitrust, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 29, 2020.
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Lawmakers accuse Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google of stifling competition, stealing ideas and censorship
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 06:26
Chinese faithful attend Pope Francis weekly general audience in St. Peter's square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP…
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Revelation of cyberattack comes just weeks before the Vatican and Beijing begin talks over renewal of agreement on the Church’s role in Communist China
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 04:15
Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a rally before his dad and President Donald Trump appears Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 in Phoenix. (AP…
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Tweet posted by President Donald Trump's son Monday contained what Twitter termed a misleading video on anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 13:16
Supporters use flashlights on their cell-phones as they listen to presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican…
New Turkish legislation seeks to tighten controls on social media with novel approach that analysts say could succeed this time
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 12:03
Small Businesses Use Technology to Stay Afloat During Pandemic
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COVID-19 has forced small businesses around world to come up with new ways to cope with the new reality
Mariama Diallo
Tue, 07/28/2020 - 07:25
FILE - Two men walk past a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, California.
Decision affects almost 200,000 employees worldwide, making Google the first large US-based company to keep its employees working remotely for over a year due to COVID-19 concerns
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:52
People vote at voting booths in the Georgia's primary election at Park Tavern on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo…
Information encoded in each ballot helps prevent fraud, but will states be ready for the onslaught of mailed-in ballots?
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 13:27
FILE PHOTO: The Twitter and Facebook logo along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019…
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Both candidates have spent thousands of dollars on Facebook ads to criticize the social media platforms for their policies around misinformation and fact-checking false statements made by politicians
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 12:08
Exterior view of Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, is shown.
Internet giant accused of misleading consumers about use of their data for targeted advertising, including internet activity on websites not connected to Google
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Sun, 07/26/2020 - 21:50
Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center William Evanina speaks during the Reuters Cybersecurity Summit…
Counterintelligence director accuses Russia, China and Iran of trying to influence November elections
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Fri, 07/24/2020 - 15:19