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Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:40 PM EDT

Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, potentially ushering in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies....

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 01:40 PM EDT

Your Internet Use Could Change as 'Net Neutrality' Ends

Your Internet Use Could Change as 'Net Neutrality' Ends

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 12:23 PM EDT

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues

As the repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations took effect Monday, advocates for an open internet continue to fight the changes, NBC News reported. They’ve introduced efforts to re-implement similar rules...

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at 01:31 PM EDT

Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media

Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media

A senior judge at the U.S. District court for the District of Columbia, Richard Leon will decide on Tuesday whether to approve AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, NBC News reported. AT&T's argument...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:33 PM EDT

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google pledged Thursday that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms, or that works in ways that go against human rights. It...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 05:13 PM EDT

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

A software bug changed the privacy settings of about 14 million Facebook users without their knowledge, causing messages intended for friends or smaller groups to be shared widely with the general public, the...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:59 AM EDT

Facebook to Fund Original News Shows From ABC, CNN, Others

Facebook to Fund Original News Shows From ABC, CNN, Others

Facebook says it will fund original news shows created by such news organizations as ABC, CNN and Mic. The move comes as Facebook plans to kill off its "trending" news section to make way for what it considers...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 08:54 PM EDT

Facebook Shared User Data With Flagged Chinese Firm: Report

Facebook Shared User Data With Flagged Chinese Firm: Report

The New York Times reports that Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with several Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 05:41 AM EDT

New iOS 12 Features Include Ways to Help Curb iPhone Use

New iOS 12 Features Include Ways to Help Curb iPhone Use

Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The paradox emerged Monday as Apple executives...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 12:33 PM EDT

Facebook Under Scrutiny Over Data Sharing After Report

Facebook Under Scrutiny Over Data Sharing After Report

Facebook is pushing back against a media report saying that it provided extensive information about its users and their friends to third parties like phone makers. The New York Times reported Sunday that...

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