SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook announced Wednesday that it banned Myanmar's militarily and militarily controlled state and media units from its platforms weeks after the military toppled the country's fragile democratic government. The move plunged the social network directly into...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.I have two main companions to the pandemic: cheese and a website called JustWatch.JustWatch isn't overly fancy, but it does...
When the pandemic changed our lives, many of us were forced to stay home and take our jobs and hobbies to the internet. Office meetings and classrooms have been replaced by video calls. We jumped into Netflix,...
According to officials familiar with the discussions, these options include variants of steps that President Barack Obama considered and rejected after hacking the state electoral systems in 2016. These included using cyber tools to expose or freeze assets...
WASHINGTON - A federal judge Tuesday cleared California for enforcement of its net neutrality law and denied a request from telecommunications providers to postpone state regulations to ensure equal access to Internet content.Judge John Mendez of the U.S. District...
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.Americans should be annoyed that companies collect every piece of our data to sell us sneakers or to assess our...
The Myanmar soldiers dismounted with rifles and wire cutters before dawn on February 1. At gunpoint, they ordered technicians at telecommunications operators to turn off the Internet. According to an eyewitness and a person who was briefed...
Unlike many future writers, Ishiguro did not spend his teenage years breathing in the canon. He spent it listening to music and making music himself. In 1968 he bought his first Bob Dylan album "John Wesley Harding"...
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook announced Monday that it had signed a contract with the Australian government that would allow users and publishers in the country to re-share and display links to news articles on the social network. Facebook blocked...
The acting chairman of the Federal Communications Commission announced Monday a proposal to use $ 3.2 billion in emergency funds to heavily subsidize broadband service for millions of households. This is an attempt to narrow the digital divide...

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