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Twitter makes it easier to report tweets that mislead Indian voters
The world's biggest election has tech companies scrambling to try and put a lid on misinformation in India. Twitter is now trying to make it easier for users to flag fake news aimed at voters.
Twitter's audience is growing again as it works to combat abuse
Twitter's audience is growing again and engaging with the service more frequently as the company works to combat abuse on the platform.
Sri Lanka's social media ban enters its second day
Sri Lanka's nationwide block on social media sites continued through a second day on Monday. The country's government took the drastic step on Sunday, citing "false news reports" it said were circulating online, after hundreds were killed in multiple attacks.
Snap starts adding users again
Snap reported first quarter earnings results after the bell on Tuesday.
TikTok is back in India after court lifts its ban
TikTok, the Chinese social media platform pulled from app stores in India over claims it made children vulnerable to pornographic and other inappropriate content, will be available for download again after winning a court fight.
The most commonly hacked passwords, revealed
A survey has revealed that the internet's most vulnerable passwords are 123456, plus codes using names, sports teams and swear words.
Elon Musk says Tesla will have robo-taxis operating next year
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced at an investor event Monday that he expects the company to operate robo-taxis next year.
Sri Lanka, citing 'false news reports,' blocks social media after attacks
Sri Lanka placed a nationwide block on social media sites after more than 200 people died in multiple attacks on Sunday. The government, in taking the drastic step, cited "false news reports" it said were circulating online.
Tesla doubles down on its radical approach to self-driving cars
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and other executives explained to investors Monday their plans to have more than a million full self-driving Teslas on roads next year.
Test fire of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft ran into problems, sending up thick clouds of smoke
Thick plumes of smoke rose over a SpaceX facility in Florida during a test fire of a Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday. If the issue was serious, it could derail plans to fly astronauts aboard the capsule later this year.
President Trump meets with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after accusing platform of bias
President Donald Trump met with Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey on Tuesday, hours after Trump erroneously accused the social media company of "discriminatory" behavior toward conservative users.
Bumble says it will soon detect lewd images sent on its app
Bumble CEO and cofounder Whitney Wolfe Herd said the new feature, called Private Detector, is a "gesture" to show that it is "desperately trying to build safety products to engineer a more accountable internet."
Huawei claims more 5G firsts as sales jump 39%
Things are looking up for Huawei despite the best efforts of the US government.
Wing gets FAA approval in step toward drone delivery
A subsidiary of Google's parent company has become the first drone-delivery company to receive a critical Federal Aviation Administration certification.
UK could give Huawei a limited role in building its 5G networks
The United Kingdom has reportedly settled on a compromise over Huawei's role in the country's 5G networks that appears aimed at pleasing both Washington and Beijing.
Sri Lanka's social media ban won't solve its misinformation problem
Sri Lanka has blocked access to Facebook and other social media since Sunday's attacks. But such moves do little to hinder terrorists and can increase the spread of rumors.
Facebook expects FTC fine could be as much as $5 billion
Facebook reported first quarter earnings results after the bell on Wednesday.
Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch after early models broke
Samsung will not launch its innovative, expensive and troubled Galaxy Fold on schedule.
New Zealand and France urge Facebook and Google to do more to kick out terrorists
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron are taking tech CEOs to task over terrorist content that has been posted on their platforms.