Silicon Valley & Technology

A 5G logo is displayed on a screen outside the showroom at Huawei campus in Shenzhen city, China
Britain is set to end the participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the building of Britain’s 5G phone network — a policy about-turn that will further deteriorate London’s strained relations with Beijing 
Jamie Dettmer
Sun, 07/05/2020 - 11:33
Facebook Advertisers Boycott, Demand Changes
Among demands, slap labels on misinformation posted by politicians related to political and voting matters
Michelle Quinn
Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:38
FILE - This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms, from left, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
News website Axios reported that the tweet was removed after a copyright complaint from the New York Times
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By Reuters
Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:08
 Reliance On Social Media News Amplifies COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories, Report Finds
Pressure grows to regulate social media giants
Henry Ridgwell
Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:16
FILE - A Turkish lawmaker checks his mobile phone, in Ankara, Turkey, Jan. 2, 2020.
Days after Erdogan’s family is reportedly insulted on Twitter, the president wants more regulations
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Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:09
Huawei's 5G Product Line President, Yang Chaobin, speaks during a 5G event in London, on February 20, 2020. - Washington has…
Why Beijing is making investments in groups setting technical standards
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Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:17
A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020.
The social media platform says it is removing groups, accounts and pages when they have a 'clear connection to violence or a credible threat to public safety'
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Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:18
FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo at Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, July 22, 2019…
The decision is seen by many in China as an admission by Washington that it cannot ignore the Chinese tech giant's influential role in developing future technologies
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Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:00
 Reliance On Social Media News Amplifies COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories, Report Finds
New research shows people who get most of their news from social media sites like Facebook and YouTube are more likely to break lockdown rules
Henry Ridgwell
Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:57
FILE - This May 21, 2013 file photo shows an iPhone in Washington with Twitter, Facebook, and other apps. Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority. In a report released Tuesday, the Pew Research Center found that most people who regularly use social media sites were actually less likely to share their opinions, even offline.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech; they are now upping their game against bigotry and threats of violence 
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Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:57
FILE - In this combination of photos, former Vice President Joe Biden, left, speaks in Wilmington, Delaware, March 12, 2020, and President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington, April 5, 2020.
Presidential campaigns find themselves in an unprecedented situation of relying on technology during pandemic
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Tue, 06/30/2020 - 06:39
This illustration photo taken on June 29, 2020 shows a person using the video-sharing app TikTok on a smartphone in New Delhi. …
Popular video app TikTok was among the applications India banned, citing security concerns
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 15:27
FILE - This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms, from left, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg had previously refused to take action against Trump posts suggesting that mail-in ballots will lead to voter fraud
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Sat, 06/27/2020 - 09:32
The Facebook logo and binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration…
Shares of Facebook and Twitter sank after European consumer products maker Unilever pulled advertising to protest the amount of hate speech online
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 17:17
Microsoft's corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet)
The Redmond, Washington-based software giant said would continue to serve customers online, with team members working remotely from corporate facilities
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By Reuters
Fri, 06/26/2020 - 12:27