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Death threat on chat app Yik Yak leads to Missouri arrest

University of Missouri police arrest a man they suspect of posting death threats on Yik Yak, an app popular with college students for being anonymous. Meanwhile, Facebook launches Notify to push news alerts on the iPhone.

By 12 November 2015

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Death threat on chat app Yik Yak leads to Missouri arrest

University of Missouri police arrest a man they suspect of posting death threats on Yik Yak, an app popular with college students for being anonymous. Meanwhile, Facebook launches Notify to push news alerts on the iPhone.

By 12 November 2015

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Supreme Court overturns Facebook threats conviction

In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.

By 2 June 2015

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Twitter clips wings on terror tweets

Social network suspends roughly 125,000 accounts linked to terror groups.

By 6 February 2016

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Rapes tied to online dating on the rise

Attackers put victims at ease by establishing a relationship online before meeting, according to a new report from the UK.

By 9 February 2016

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By 3 February 2016

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NASA: Earth may be buzzed by an asteroid in March

There's little data on asteroid 2013 TX68, leaving doomsayers predicting a cataclysmic collision. But the space agency is far less concerned.

By 4 February 2016

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US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report

The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.

By 24 April 2015

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Techiest Super Bowl ever: Silicon Valley's stadium girds for the big game

Levi's Stadium is one of the most high-powered venues in sports. On Super Bowl Sunday, we'll see if its network can handle the data-storm caused by throngs of smartphone-wielding fanatics.

By 1 February 2016

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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By 22 April 2015