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Republicans from the House Judiciary Committee opened an inquiry into the use of Chinese drones by state and local law enforcement
As part of a settlement agreement, more than 10,000 moderators who viewed and removed graphic and disturbing posts, and consequently suffered post-traumatic stress disorder, are eligible for payouts.
With more people now working from home, employers are increasingly relying on tracking software to monitor what employees do when they're on the clock.
As some states turn to Internet voting to increase accessibility for vulnerable populations, the federal government sends out an eight-page report detailing the risks.
Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to thousands of current and former contract workers who developed mental health issues.
Tweets that contain information deemed misleading, disputed or unverified will now carry labels warning about problematic content as Twitter attempts to combat fake news on the platform.
The tech giant announces it is extending its previous work-from-home plans for most of its staff and will begin reopening offices this summer.
Companies around the country are figuring out how to safely reopen office during the pandemic. The new normal might involve smartphone apps and badges to track employees.
We're used to thinking of DNA as a rigid blueprint. Karissa Sanbonmatsu researches how our environment affects the way DNA expresses itself—especially when it comes to sex and gender.
"Deepfakes" have received a lot of attention as a way to potentially spread misleading or false information and influence public opinion. But two specialists say that might not be a huge concern.
The company has agreed to launch a new internal data security program and will take other steps to combat hacker disruptions.
As the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine continues, polls show that when scientists do finally deliver, millions ...
The company has faced criticism in recent years for its handling of issues ranging from user privacy to policing hate speech to stopping the spread of disinformation.
A U.S. and UK joint alert on May 5 warns hackers "are actively targeting organizations involved in both national and international COVID-19 responses."
The ride-hailing company is cutting 3,700 jobs. It's the latest U.S. tech company to turn to layoffs to deal with fallout from the coronavirus crisis.
Facebook on May 6 announced the first members of its Oversight Board, an independent body that can overturn the company’s own content moderation decisions.
The state accuses the ride-hailing apps of flouting a labor law by classifying drivers as independent contractors instead of employees.
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky described the global pandemic as the "most harrowing crisis of our lifetime" and said the coronavirus has cut the company's anticipated revenue in more than half.
Workers at Amazon, Target and other companies walked off the job on Friday to demand safer working conditions and transparency about how many front-line workers have gotten sick during the pandemic.
Facebook has purged a number of pages, groups, and accounts related to the QAnon conspiracy theory movement