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LinkedIn tries to hook more users with business news section

SAN FRANCISCO LinkedIn on Wednesday plans to launch a section on its network dedicated to business news, seeking to draw users onto the service more frequently to read and talk about current events, company officials said.

Mar 21 2017

Twitter software helps find, ban users advocating violence

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments.

Mar 17 2017

FACTBOX-The legal battles over President Trump's revised travel ban

U.S. President Donald Trump is clashing in court with Democratic state officials and civil liberties advocates over his plan to temporarily ban entry to the United States by refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries.

Mar 17 2017

Factbox - The legal battles over President Trump's revised travel ban

U.S. President Donald Trump is clashing in court with Democratic state officials and civil liberties advocates over his plan to temporarily ban entry to the United States by refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries.

Mar 16 2017

Apple, Google, Facebook skip legal challenge to new travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc are among more than 60 technology companies that appear to have backed away from the legal fight against U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, deciding not to put their weight behind a lawsuit seeking to block the second version of his executive order.

Mar 15 2017

Apple, Google, Facebook skip legal challenge to new travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc are among more than 60 technology companies that appear to have backed away from the legal fight against U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, deciding not to put their weight behind a lawsuit seeking to block the second version of his executive order.

Mar 14 2017

Facebook bars developers from using data for surveillance

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc barred software developers on Monday from using the massive social network's data to create surveillance tools, closing off a process that had been exploited by U.S. police departments to track protesters

Mar 13 2017

Facebook bars developers from using data for surveillance

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc barred software developers on Monday from using the massive social network's data to create surveillance tools, closing off a process that had been exploited by U.S. police departments to track protesters

Mar 08 2017

WhatsApp tests business chat tools in search for revenue

SAN FRANCISCO WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service used by more than 1 billion people worldwide, is testing a system that would let businesses talk directly to WhatsApp users for the first time, according to communications about the project seen by Reuters.

Mar 01 2017

Facebook's Oculus cuts price of virtual reality set by $200

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc's virtual reality unit Oculus has cut $200 from the total price of its flagship hardware set, in a bid to expand the system's base of video game players, the company said on Wednesday. | Video

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