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Elizabeth Weise / USA Today:
Facebook rolling out tech that analyzes patterns to find fake accounts that can spread misinformation, malware, and falsely boost page rankings   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is ramping up efforts to kill off sham accounts used to spread fake news, pass along malware and falsely boost page rankings …
Apr 13, 2017, 11:15 PMIn context
Bart Jansen / USA Today:
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai seeks to keep voice-call ban on planes, taking off the table a 2013 proposal to reverse it   —  WASHINGTON - Cell-phone calls will continue to be banned during airline flights, under an order the head of the Federal Communications Commission proposed Monday to stop considering whether to lift the ban.
Apr 10, 2017, 3:27 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Despite Google's assurances, AT&T, Verizon, others pull ads from Google and YouTube over concerns ads could appear next to content promoting terrorism and hate   —  SAN FRANCISCO — AT&T says it's pulling its business from Google and YouTube despite the Internet giant's pledge this week …
Mar 22, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Brett Molina / USA Today:
Twitter shares close down 12.3% due to Q4 revenue miss, flat growth, weak Q1 guidance, and a 5% YoY drop in US ad revenue   —  So much for the “Trump bump.”  —  Twitter missed on revenue during the fourth quarter, according to results released Thursday, as the social media service struggles …
Feb 9, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context
Edward C. Baig / USA Today:
Apple CEO Tim Cook making rounds in DC: dinner Thursday night with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, meeting Friday with Sen. Orrin Hatch   —  Apple CEO Tim Cook has apparently been sharpening his political skills.  —  Politico reported that Cook had dinner Thursday night …
Jan 27, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Verizon misses Q4 earnings estimate as revenue fell 5.6% to $32.3B, adds 591K net subscribers vs expected 726K   —  Verizon is expecting a year of flat growth, thanks in part to a competitive squeeze being put on the telecom giant.  —  Amid an increasingly challenging wireless market …
Jan 24, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Profile of Precursor Ventures, a VC firm which has raised $15.3M, funded more than 50 startups, and is focused on investing in underrepresented minorities   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Precursor Ventures is not yet a big name in venture capital, but it's taking on a big mission …
Jan 12, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Department of Labor sues Google for withholding data during anti-discrimination audit, asks judge to compel Google to comply or cancel its government contracts   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Labor Department is going to court to force Google to turn over compensation data during an anti-discrimination audit.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Kevin McCoy / USA Today:
Three Chinese citizens charged in US for computer intrusion, insider trading, and more, after allegedly trading on information obtained by hacking law firms   —  Chinese traders hacked into the computer systems of U.S. law firms that handle mergers, then used the data for insider trading …
Dec 27, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
USA Today:
President-elect Trump to host roundtable summit for tech industry leaders on Dec. 14; invitation was sent by Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner, and Peter Thiel   —  SAN FRANCISCO — President-elect Donald Trump has invited technology industry leaders to a roundtable next week in New York.
Dec 6, 2016, 12:32 PMIn context

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