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REUTERS: Facebook says hackers in Pakistan targeted Afghan users amid government collapse

Hackers from Pakistan used Facebook to target people in Afghanistan with connections to the previous government during the Taliban's takeover of the...

NPR: These researchers are trying to stop misinformation from derailing climate progress

Sean Buchan has started every day of the past two weeks at his computer, tracking narratives about the COP26 U.N. climate summit.

REUTERS: Facebook says it removed troll farm run by Nicaraguan government

Facebook (FB.O) said on Monday that last month it removed a troll farm with more than 1,000 Facebook and Instagram accounts which it was...

VOA: How LinkedIn China Outlasted Other US Tech Giants and Why It’s Departing Now

American-born entrepreneur Danny Levinson estimates half of his LinkedIn connections come from inside China. He has been using the social media platform...

VOA: Microsoft to Shut Down LinkedIn in China Over Censorship Concerns

Microsoft will close LinkedIn in China later this year, the company announced Thursday. The professional networking site, which started...

NPR: China is sending a female astronaut for a 6-month stay on its new space station

China's Tiangong space station will soon have its first female astronaut as a trio of spacefarers is set to blast off for...

REUTERS: Wall Street slammed by rotation out of Big Tech

Wall Street's main indexes tumbled on Monday as investors shifted out of technology stocks in the face of rising Treasury yields, while...

NPR: Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram go down in major, worldwide outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down across wide swathes of the world Monday. Facebook's internal systems used by employees...

AP: Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage

Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to fall before...

REUTERS: Google tells court ‘staggering’ $5 bln EU antitrust fine flawed

A 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) European Union antitrust fine was based on flawed calculations, Alphabet's (GOOGL.O)Google said on Thursday, urging Europe's second-highest...

BBC: Instagram for kids paused after backlash

Plans to make an "Instagram experience" for under-13s, dubbed Instagram Kids, have been paused. Facebook would use the time...

NPR: Mars Had Liquid Water On Its Surface. Here’s Why Scientists Think It Vanished

All evidence points to the fact that Mars once had flowing water, but numerous flybys, orbiters, landers and rovers have confirmed one...

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