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Results 1 - 10 of about 2017:

Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Investigation finds some Google apps on Android and iPhones automatically store time-stamped location data even when the location history setting is paused   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
Aug 13, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Raf Casert / Associated Press:
Belgian museums complain about Facebook rejecting ads with paintings of Flemish Masters like Rubens; company says it is reviewing its approach to nudity in art   —  BRUSSELS (AP) — For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure.
Jul 30, 2018, 5:25 AMIn context
Associated Press:
Analysis of Twitter data shows the company suspended at least 58M user accounts in the final three months of 2017   —  NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
Jul 17, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Andrew Dalton / Associated Press:
Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre owe former partner Steven Lamar $25.2M in Beats headphones royalties, a jury in Los Angeles decided Wednesday   —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Dr. Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine and their headphone company Beats Electronics LLC owe a former partner $25.2 million in royalties.
Jun 27, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Frank Bajak / Associated Press:
Verizon pledges to stop selling customers' location data to aggregators, like LocationSmart and Zumigo, which it says passed along the info to ~75 other firms   —  Verizon is pledging to stop sales through intermediaries of data that pinpoints the location of mobile phones to outside companies, the Associated Press has learned.
Jun 19, 2018, 11:47 AMIn context
Barbara Ortutay / Associated Press:
Facebook to shut down Trending and is testing new features like a breaking news label for publishers, a Today In section, and a News Video in Watch section   —  Facebook is shutting down its sometimes-problematic “trending” news section after four years.  —  This image provided by Facebook shows …
Jun 1, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
FBI and DHS say North Korea used two pieces of malware to target US infrastructure and aerospace, financial, and media companies over nine years   —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued a fresh warning Tuesday about malicious North Korean cyber activity, as that nation's leader dispatched …
May 29, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Paul Elias / Associated Press:
US judge sentences Toronto man to five years in prison and fines him $250K for using data stolen in giant Yahoo data breach to hack into private email accounts   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young computer hacker who investigators say unwittingly worked for Russian spies was sentenced to five years …
May 29, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Amir Vahdat / Associated Press:
Iran bans all government bodies from using foreign-based messaging apps, including Telegram, which is used by over 40M Iranians   —  TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's presidency has banned all government bodies from using foreign-based messaging apps to communicate with citizens, state media reported Wednesday …
Apr 18, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Sarah Skidmore Sell / Associated Press:
The Internal Revenue Service's payment site has been down for much of the day, preventing many Americans from filing taxes electronically   —  Just in time for tax day: the IRS website to make payments is down.  —  The IRS did not have an immediate explanation for the failure.
Apr 17, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context

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