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Hacker posts confidential Intel specs online

Intel suffered a massive breach Thursday as 20 GB of internal documents were published online.

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Twitter, Facebook take fresh steps to curb election manipulation

Twitter and Facebook on Thursday announced moves to thwart efforts to deceive or divide voters as the US nears a contentious presidential election.

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Instagram adds video clips in challenge to TikTok

Instagram on Wednesday added a new short-form video feature to the image-focused platform in a direct challenge to TikTok, which is in the crosshairs of US President Donald Trump.

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Google's latest Doodle encourages visitors to wear masks, socially distance

Google has an animated "Doodle" on its homepage that's all about COVID-19 prevention.

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Australia unveils law forcing tech giants to pay for news

Australia unveiled a draft law Friday to force Google and Facebook to pay news media for their content or face huge fines in one of the most aggressive moves by any government to curb the power of the US digital giants.

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Turkey tightens grip on social media with new law

Turkey's parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial bill giving the government greater control of social media and criticised by human rights advocates as an attempt to increase online censorship.

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COVID-19 is transforming how companies use digital technology

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of people to work from home, making workers and corporations alike more dependent on the digital technology that has long enabled them to handle both personal and professional tasks ...

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Facebook bots to combat bad behavior

As the world's largest social network, Facebook provides endless hours of discussion, entertainment, news, videos and just good times for the more than 2.6 billion of its users.