Silicon Valley & Technology

FILE - In this June 7, 2019, file photo, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey leaves after his talk with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Dorsey's official account was hacked Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, and sending racist and vulgar…
If the social media platform can’t keep its co-founder’s account safe, critics say, how will others fare?
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Fri, 08/30/2019 - 21:34
FILE - A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019.
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VP Mike Pence will discuss with Polish officials how to maintain cybersecurity with 5G technology edging closer and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. under scrutiny
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By Reuters
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 19:28
FILE - An Apple iPhone with a cracked screen after a drop test is seen at the offices of SquareTrade in San Francisco.
Apple said it will sell tools and parts to independent phone-repair shops in the US and later in other countries, limited to iPhones already out of warranty
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Thu, 08/29/2019 - 11:53
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Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines; Pinterest previously tried blocking all searches for vaccines, with mixed results
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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:43
An employee helps lay an undersea fiber-optic cable at Arrietara beach in Spain, June 13, 2017. U.S. officials reportedly are seeking to block an undersea cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong on national security grounds.
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US officials are seeking to block an undersea cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong
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By Reuters
Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:28
FILE - Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about Siri during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 4, 2018.
Apple is ending the practice of having humans review audio recordings of Siri requests by default
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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:25
Former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski leaves the federal court after his arraignment hearing in San Jose, California, U.S. August 27, 2019.
33-count indictment made public by Department of Justice largely mirrors allegations that Waymo unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, where Levandowski had worked, made in 2017 civil lawsuit against Uber, which was later settled
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By Reuters
Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:21