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Facebook, Google Spread Misinformation About Las Vegas Shooting. What Went Wrong?

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 5:16pm

The platforms promoted the name of a man falsely accused of being the shooter by surfacing less-credible sites. The companies say they're working on fixes, but analysts say the challenge is massive.

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Out Of The Gate, Tesla Stumbles On Its Mass-Market Car

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:40pm

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk bragged about producing more than 1,000 of its new lower-priced Model 3 cars a month, the company struggled to make 300.

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Every Yahoo Account That Existed In Mid-2013 Was Likely Hacked

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:12pm

Yahoo says the massive hack, previously said to have affected 1 billion accounts, in fact likely compromised 3 billion accounts. However, the company says corrective actions have already been taken.

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Wells Fargo, Equifax Officials Left To Answer Tough Questions From Lawmakers

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:50pm

Top executives of Wells Fargo and Equifax faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill to answer questions about ongoing scandals at both companies.

Tech Companies Urge Congress To Help DREAMers

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:00am

A Senate committee holds a hearing on the fate of DACA recipients. Tech industry insiders say they're not optimistic the Senate will move on a bill. A business coalition pushes alternate strategies.

A 'Yellow Dog Contract' And Other Jabs During Supreme Court Opening Arguments

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:32pm

Up first for the high court's new term: a case about nonunion employees' right to take action against alleged illegality by their employer.

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Facebook Surrenders Russian-Linked Influence Ads To Congress

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 2:15pm

Facebook turned over thousands of ads it said ran from 2015 to 2017, and vowed to change its policies to make its service tougher to use again for such interference.

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