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Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, dies at 62


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:52:38 +0000

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Software giant's chief was on leave of absence for health issues, and no cause of death was disclosed

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Facebook might have prevented the Iraq war, Zuckerberg says


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:12:11 +0000

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Elizabeth Warren and Bernice King blast Facebook founder after he defends policy of permitting lies in political ads

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Facebook drops from ranks of top 10 brands


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:57:53 +0000

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A series of scandals appear to be tarnishing the social media company's corporate reputation

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Verizon outage hits customers across the U.S.


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:46:46 +0000

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Verizon said it's fixed the problem and recommends customers try restarting their phones if they still have problems

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Mark Zuckerberg defends policy to allow politicians to lie in campaign ads


Created: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 00:18:24 +0000

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the importance of freedom of expression Thursday, saying the social platform won't police political speech. The Washington Post tech reporter Cat Zakrzewski joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss his speech at Georgetown University.

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8 apps and video games China has a hand in


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:01:02 +0000

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Chinese companies are involved in some of the world's most popular tech products, posing a conundrum for U.S. businesses

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Italian university offers online influencer degree


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:58:46 +0000

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Students study things like fashion psychology, the philosophy of language and intercultural communication

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NASA unveils new spacesuit ahead of first all-female spacewalk


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 21:02:52 +0000

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NASA announced the first all-female spacewalk will take place Friday and unveiled a new spacesuit for the moon and Mars. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN from the Kennedy Space Center with details.

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How to get up to $358 in the Yahoo data breach settlement


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 03:30:42 +0000

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If you had an account with the portal between 2012 and 2016, you could be eligible for cash or free credit monitoring

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Google debuts new Pixel 4 smartphone and more


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:25:38 +0000

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The new phone boasts better facial recognition technology, a second camera lens, and motion-sensing technology

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Blizzard says China had "no influence" in video gamer ban


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:41:44 +0000

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Gaming company exec defends move to suspend Hearthstone player after he expressed support for Hong Kong protests

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Facebook's digital currency Libra faces setbacks


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:29:41 +0000

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In a draft report obtained by the BBC, a G7 taskforce warns banks of the potential risks of cryptocurrencies. That comes just days after major financial institutions began pulling support for Facebook's digital currency Libra. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN to explain the latest.

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All-women Delta crew flies 120 girls to NASA to encourage female aviators


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:08:04 +0000

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To celebrate International Girls in Aviation Day, Delta took 120 girls, ages 12 to 18, to NASA's headquarters to learn about STEM and careers in aviation and aerospace.

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SpaceX makes push toward piloted test flight


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:05:41 +0000

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Critical tests in the next few months must go well for Crew Dragon to carry out piloted test flight

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NASA to launch satellite from 40,000 feet — from an airplane


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 02:57:54 +0000

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The launch kicks off a $252 million mission to study Earth's electrically charged ionosphere

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Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie: "You are the target" of companies like Facebook


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:22:34 +0000

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Data analyst Christopher Wylie exposed how Cambridge Analytica harvested information of millions of Facebook users during the 2016 campaign. Now he's out with a new book, "Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America." Wylie spoke with CNET senior producer Dan Patterson and CBS News investigative reporter Graham Kates about the ongoing threats to social media users' privacy.

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Facebook still won't let you "friend" Christopher Wylie


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:11:50 +0000

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The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower remains banned from Facebook more than a year after revealing how the social media giant was used to manipulate voters

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Why automation could hit African-American workers hard


Created: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:29:39 +0000

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AI, robots and other technologies that supplant human labor threaten to widen the racial wealth gap in the U.S.

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Apple pulls Quartz news app from China app store


Created: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:09:51 +0000

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Apple said the app included content that was illegal in China, although it provided no details, according to Quartz

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Apple removes app used by Hong Kong protesters to locate police


Created: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:13:57 +0000

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U.S. tech giant says Hong Kong authorities "verified" HKmap.live was "used to target and ambush police," but the app's developer calls it a "decision to suppress freedom"

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