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Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

President Joe Biden is going to the building site for an Arizona computer chip plant to emphasize how his policies are fostering job growth in what could be a challenge to the incoming Republican House majority.

3 hrs 1 min ago
Maryland governor bans TikTok in state government

Maryland governor bans TikTok in state government

Wisconsin’s Republican representatives in Congress are calling on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to delete the video platform TikTok from all state government devices.

3 hrs 6 mins ago
Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

Facebook parent Meta Platforms says it will be forced to consider removing news content from its platform if Congress passes legislation that could require social media companies to pay news outlets.

3 hrs 11 mins ago
BuzzFeed cuts 12% of staff citing worsening econ conditions

BuzzFeed cuts 12% of staff citing worsening econ conditions

Digital media company BuzzFeed is cutting 12% of its workforce, citing worsening economic conditions.

3 hrs 46 mins ago
Holmes' former partner faces sentencing in Theranos case

Holmes' former partner faces sentencing in Theranos case

A former Theranos executive learns Wednesday whether he will be punished as severely as his former lover and business partner for peddling the company’s bogus blood-testing technology that duped investors and endangered patients.

6 hrs 26 mins ago
Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

Facebook’s quasi-independent oversight board says an internal system that exempted high-profile users, including former President Donald Trump, from some or all of its content moderation rules needs a major overhaul.

6 hrs 46 mins ago
Apple Music offers a chance to sing with your favorites

Apple Music offers a chance to sing with your favorites

Apple Music wants to help you and your friends sing along to your favorite songs with a new feature it’s rolling out just as people gather for end-of-year parties.

8 hrs 6 mins ago
Japan, Belgium to cooperate in chip production, development

Japan, Belgium to cooperate in chip production, development

A newly founded Japanese semiconductor company aiming to revive Japan’s chip industry will collaborate with a Belgian research organization in research and development of next-generation chips for production in Japan.

8 hrs 11 mins ago
Amnesty International Canada says it was hacked by Beijing

Amnesty International Canada says it was hacked by Beijing

The Canadian branch of Amnesty International says it was the target of a cyberattack sponsored by China.

18 hrs 1 min ago
Sale jumpstarts floating, offshore wind power in US waters

Sale jumpstarts floating, offshore wind power in US waters

Tuesday marks the first-ever U.S. auction for leases to develop commercial-scale floating wind farms in the deep waters off the West Coast.

23 hrs 57 mins ago
US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

The unabashedly liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots this week after supervisors approved them for limited use.

December 5th, 3:59 PM EST
German governor quits Twitter, Scholz still mulling options

German governor quits Twitter, Scholz still mulling options

The governor of Germany’s state of Lower Saxony says he is quitting Twitter because the microblogging site is increasingly being used to spread “hatred and incitement.”.

December 5th, 8:33 AM EST
As Musk is learning, content moderation is a messy job

As Musk is learning, content moderation is a messy job

As Elon Musk is finding out, running a global social media platform requires more than a few good algorithms.

December 4th, 1:20 PM EST
Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

The rapper Ye is no longer buying conservative social media site Parler.

December 2nd, 4:48 PM EST
FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok

FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok

FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok.

December 2nd, 4:08 PM EST

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