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Russian actors seeking to spread misinformation around the 2016 U.S. presidential election found the most success on Facebook-owned Instagram, according to a new independent report commissioned by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The report, released by the cybersecurity research firm New Knowledge in collaboration with researchers from Columbia University and Canfield Research LLC, reviewed
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The latest wave of heavy selling in financial markets is a clear sign of things to come, according to a new report from the world’s oldest international financial organization. The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), an umbrella group for the world’s central banks, warned on Sunday that a normalization of monetary policy is likely to
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President Donald Trump late Friday applauded a federal judge’s ruling in Texas that ruled former President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law was unconstitutional, and called on Congress to replace the current mandate with a new bill. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas issued the decision, declaring that key portions of the legislation were
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Google‘s battle against inappropriate content on its video platform rages on. YouTube removed 7.85 million videos and 1.67 million channels between July and September, according to its latest YouTube Community Guidelines enforcement report. This is the fourth of such reports YouTube has published, but the first that includes information about removing channels, versus just individual
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As Google and Facebook reckon with a barrage of privacy issues and technology workers start demanding more transparency from their employers, Salesforce has just announced the hire of its first chief ethical and human use officer. Salesforce said on Monday that Paula Goldman is joining the company from Omidyar Network, the investment firm created by
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