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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, sued to block President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. Trump's order, signed in late May, could allow more lawsuits against internet companies like Twitter and Facebook for what their users post, tweet and stream. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tributeTwitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, center, joins other demonstrators in Portland, Ore., during a protest against police brutality and racism, sparked by the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
The Latest: Portland protest includes NBA star, some mayhemThousands of protesters marched for the seventh consecutive night in Portland, Oregon, to decry the death of George Floyd
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. Google said state-based hackers have targeted the campaigns of both Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although it saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful. The company confirmed the findings after the director of its Threat Analysis Group, Shane Huntley, disclosed the attempts Thursday, June 4, 2020, on Twitter. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Google: State-backed hackers targeted Trump, Biden campaignsGoogle said state-backed hackers have targeted the campaigns of both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although its saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this May 26, 2020, file photo, is a sign at the headquarters for Washington state's Employment Security Department at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington officials say they believe they have recovered about half of the up to $650 million in unemployment benefits paid to criminals who used stolen identities to file claims during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Washington state gets back millions in stolen jobless aid Washington officials say they believe they have recovered about half of the hundreds of millions in unemployment benefits paid to criminals who used stolen identities to file claims during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press22 hours ago
This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms, from left, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Lost jobs over social media statements that seemed like a good idea at the time have become a common occurrence, but the tense environment of nationwide protests against racism and police brutality with the backdrop of a pandemic have made Twitter, Instagram and Facebook especially dangerous for those who want to remain among the employed. (AP Photo)
Ill-considered posts lead to lost jobs amid protests, crisisA writer from a “Law & Order spin-off and an NBA broadcaster found themselves out of jobs after social media posts this week, and they're not alone
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, the Audi AI:ME self-driving concept vehicle is on display in the Audi booth at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.  Auto safety experts are hoping that self-driving vehicles will someday prevent the more than 90% of crashes caused by human mistakes, but a new study finds that may not be the case. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study questions whether self-driving cars will be able to prevent all crashes now blamed on human error. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Study: Autonomous vehicles won't make roads completely safeA new study says that while autonomous vehicle technology has great promise to reduce crashes, it may not be able to prevent all crashes caused by humans
The Associated Press1 day ago
German Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier, addresses the media during a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Germany's governing parties have agreed on a 130 billion euro ($146 billion) stimulus package meant to help kick-start Europe's biggest economy, which has taken a heavy hit from the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, pool)
Germany, France hope cloud data project to boost sovereigntyGermany and France have launched a project to set up a European cloud computing platform that they hope will enhance European economic sovereignty in the wake of the coronavirus crisis and break the continent’s dependence on U.S. and Chinese companies
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This July 30, 2019, file photo shows an introduction page for Snapchat shown in a mobile phone displayed at Apple's App Store in Chicago. Snapchat says it will stop “promoting” President Donald Trump on its video messaging service after he sent inflammatory posts on Twitter and Facebook that included suggesting that Minneapolis protesters could be shot. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
Snapchat to stop 'promoting' Trump amid uproar over tweetsSnapchat says it will stop “promoting” President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a social media platform adjusting how it treats this U.S. president
The Associated Press1 day ago
Snapchat Makes Big Move on Trump AccountAnother social media giant has decided to take action against President Trump. Snap Inc. says it isn't going to ban Snapchat content from the president, or add warnings to certain bits of it, as Twitter has done—but it will stop promoting his account on the app. The company says...
Newser1 day ago
A protester receives care from street medics in Minneapolis, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests continue across the country over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (Khadejeh Nikouyeh/News & Record via AP)/News & Record via AP)
Activists use informal tools to keep the peace at protestsAs protests stretch for days across the nation, several efforts are aiming to quell tension and potential violence, while still encouraging folks to march and speak about the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other African Americans
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this April 29, 2020 file photo, a message on the ticket window at the AMC Burbank 16 movie theaters complex informs potential customers that it is currently closed in Burbank, Calif.  AMC says its business is suffering because of the coronavirus pandemic and it may not survive. All of the company’s theaters are shut down through June, and while the theaters are closed the company is generating no revenue.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemicMovie theater chain AMC warns that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet
The Associated Press1 day ago
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