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Majority of Americans think social media platforms censor political views: Pew survey

28 Jun 2018

NEW YORK About seven out of ten Americans think social media platforms intentionally censor political viewpoints, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Thursday.

Equifax avoids fines in deal with U.S. states over data breach

27 Jun 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Equifax Inc on Wednesday avoided fines in a deal with eight states' banking regulators over a data breach that compromised sensitive data of more than 145 million people, as the credit reporting agency agreed to tighten up security.

Cybersecurity rivals CrowdStrike, Cylance close major funding rounds

19 Jun 2018

NEW YORK CrowdStrike Inc and Cylance Inc, rival cybersecurity startups vying for a chunk of the surging security industry, both announced major rounds of funding on Tuesday.

Americans grapple with recognising facts in news stories - Pew survey

18 Jun 2018

NEW YORK Only a quarter of U.S. adults in a recent survey could fully identify factual statements - as opposed to opinion - in news stories, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Monday.

High tech, high finance and high times for U.S. pot industry

06 Dec 2017

Two years ago, Alan Gertner was head of Google's Asia-Pacific sales team in Singapore, handling more than $100 million (£74.8 million) in business. | Video

Facebook to eliminate transaction fees on donations on its platform

29 Nov 2017

NEW YORK Facebook Inc has eliminated transaction fees on donations made to non-profit organizations on its platform, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday, a change that could help the world's largest social media network expand its presence in online fund raising.

North Korea decision on Olympics participation seen as last minute - South Korea official

14 Nov 2017

NEW YORK Organisers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, expect long-time adversary North Korea to hold off for as long as possible on deciding whether to participate in the Games, South Korea's top sports official said on Tuesday.

Factbox - Children, extended family among U.S. church shooting victims

09 Nov 2017

An 18-month-old child, a pregnant mother of five and three generations of one family were among the victims of a gunman who opened fire in a church in a rural Texas community on Sunday, killing at least 26 people.

Factbox - Children, extended family among U.S. church shooting victims

08 Nov 2017

An infant, a pregnant mother of five and three generations of one family were among the victims of a gunman who opened fire in a church in a rural Texas community on Sunday, killing 26 people.

Factbox: Children, extended family among U.S. church shooting victims

08 Nov 2017

An infant, a pregnant mother of five and three generations of one family were among the victims of a gunman who opened fire in a church in a rural Texas community on Sunday, killing 26 people.

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