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2 days agoFirst Look -- Russians hacked Ukrainian company key to Trump's impeachment -- A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military used a phishing campaign to steal information from a gas company tied to Hunter Biden in November.
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19 days agoFirst Look -- Why some cities and states ban facial recognition technology -- Some cities are raising concerns that facial recognition technology misidentifies minorities. Others see its usefulness in law enforcement.
2 days agoShould surfing the web count as a human right? The view from South Africa. -- South Africa's Competition Commission wrote in a December report that two major phone providers' data prices were "anti-poor" and should be lowered.
11 days agoFirst Look -- Rethinking tech's Wild West: San Francisco requires new permits -- Scores of abandoned electric scooters were the last straw. San Francisco officials voted to rein in startups from using city streets as a laboratory.
1 month agoFirst Look -- Before UK election, Google limits political advertising -- As Twitter and Facebook field criticism for their policies on political advertising, Google announces a middle-lane approach.
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3 months agoFirst Look -- Zuckerberg to appear before Congress about Facebook currency -- With the company under scrutiny for market power and data privacy abuses, the plan to create an online currency has raised red flags in both parties.
3 months agoFirst Look -- Apple removes Hong Kong police tracker app, stirs protests -- Pressured by Beijing, Apple removed an app used by Hong Kong protesters, saying it enabled criminal activity. Many in Hong Kong disagreed.
1 month agoFirst Look -- US authorities seek access to Facebook encrypted messaging -- While the U.S. attorney general warns of hidden dangers in encrypted messaging, Facebook says people have a right to private conversations online.
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