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Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

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BANGKOK A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.

EU mulls legislation in the fight against online hate speech

BRUSSELS The European Union is considering legislative measures to harmonize how online platforms like Facebook , Twitter and Google take down hate speech and incitement to violence, a draft document seen by Reuters shows.

World, Twitter, Tech Apr 22 2017

Facebook gives peek inside unit studying brain-to-text technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. Facebook Inc on Wednesday pulled aside the curtain on a secretive unit headed by a former chief of the Pentagon's research arm, disclosing that the social media company is studying ways for people to communicate by thought and touch.

Tech, Apr 19 2017

Facebook gives peek inside unit studying brain-to-text technology

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19 Facebook Inc on Wednesday pulled aside the curtain on a secretive unit headed by a former chief of the Pentagon's research arm, disclosing that the social media company is studying ways for people to communicate by thought and touch.

Suspect in Facebook video murder kills self in Pennsylvania: police

ERIE, Pa. A murder suspect who police said posted a video on Facebook of the killing of a Cleveland man fatally shot himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said. | Video

U.S., Apr 19 2017

Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality

SAN JOSE, Calif. Facebook Inc is trying to seize on the technology known as augmented reality, a mix of the real and digital worlds best known from the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday. | Video

U.S., Tech Apr 19 2017

Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

KENOSHA, Wis. President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered a review of the U.S. visa program for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the country, putting technology firms and the outsourcing companies that serve them on notice that possible changes may be ahead. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, U.S., Apr 19 2017

UPDATE 3-Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 18 Facebook Inc is trying to seize on the technology known as augmented reality, a mix of the real and digital worlds best known from the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday.

Cleveland police widen manhunt for Facebook murder suspect

The manhunt widened on Monday for a murder suspect who police said posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in Cleveland, where authorities appealed to the public for help in the case after urging the killer to turn himself in.

U.S., Apr 18 2017

Wells Fargo tests Facebook chatbot

NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Company is testing a "chatbot", an automated program that can communicate with the bank's customers on Facebook's messaging platform to give them information on their accounts and help them reset their passwords.

Tech, Apr 18 2017