Silicon Valley & Technology

FILE - Pro-China supporters take a selfie with a Chinese national flag during a rally in Hong Kong, Aug. 17, 2019. Twitter has suspended accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
US intelligence officials have been sounding the alarm regarding Beijing's information operations, and experts worry this week's takedown of Chinese social media accounts may only be scratching the surface
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August 21, 2019
FILE - The social media application, Facebook is displayed on Apple's App Store, July 30, 2019. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets users block the social network from gathering information about them on outside websites and apps.
The company said Tuesday that it is adding a section where you can see the activity that Facebook tracks outside its service via its “like” buttons and other means
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August 20, 2019
A campaigner from a political pressure group protests as founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress.
Over 900 accounts that originated in China suspended after falsely characterizing Hong Kong protesters as violent
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August 19, 2019
Threat sensing building
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Imagine working in an office building that can protect you from a mass shooter
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August 18, 2019
FILE - A person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco, May 1, 2019.
Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with US Customs and Border Protection or ICE — the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's workforce
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August 16, 2019
FILE - Men work on their laptops at an internet cafe in Kampala, Nov. 11, 2011.
Uganda Communications Commission says registering commercial social media influencers and online news organizations is necessary to uphold public morality and avoid incitement
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August 14, 2019
Former Child Prostitute Inspires as Computer Programming Teacher
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'iamtheCODE' aims to teach one million women and girls computer programming by 2030
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August 14, 2019