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Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

Apr 17 2019

PALO ALTO Microsoft Corp recently rejected a California law enforcement agency’s request to install facial recognition technology in officers’ cars and body cameras due to human rights concerns, company President Brad Smith said on Tuesday.

Facebook says has made headway against abuses ahead of India election

Apr 08 2019

MENLO PARK, California Facebook has said it has made strides in its efforts to prevent online abuses in the Indian national election that starts this week but acknowledged that gaps remain in its "election integrity" efforts.

Special Report: Beto O'Rourke's secret membership in a legendary hacking group

Mar 15 2019

SAN FRANCISCOSome things you might know about Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who just entered the race for president: | Video

Exclusive: Beto O'Rourke belonged to major hacker group as a teenager

Mar 15 2019

SAN FRANCISCODemocratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke belonged to one of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager, Reuters revealed today. | Video

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-Beto O'Rourke's secret membership in a legendary hacking group

Mar 15 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15Some things you might know about Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who just entered the race for president:

U.S. judge keeps documents secret in Facebook encryption case

Feb 11 2019

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a bid by two civil rights groups that had sought to force the release of documents describing a secret U.S. government effort to compel Facebook Inc to decrypt voice conversations between users on its Messenger app.

Exclusive: China hacked HPE, IBM and then attacked clients - sources

Dec 20 2018

WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Hackers working on behalf of China's Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co and IBM, then used the access to hack into their clients' computers, according to five sources familiar with the attacks.

Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards

Dec 11 2018

SAN FRANCISCO Computer hardware maker Super Micro Computer Inc told customers on Tuesday that an outside investigations firm had found no evidence of any malicious hardware in its current or older-model motherboards.

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