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Google found to 'abuse' dominant market position in Russia

The search giant faces more scrutiny in Europe. This time, Russia says Google is being anticompetitive with business practices around its Android mobile operating system.

By September 14, 2015

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Twitter turns to outsiders to combat abusive tweeting

The company will work with 40 organizations to figure out ways to combat the harassment that plagues the Twittersphere.

By February 9, 2016

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Twitter updates rules to combat abusive behavior, hateful conduct

The social media site revises its user rule in an effort to curb online abuse and threats.

By December 29, 2015

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Online abuse isn't going away, but you're not helpless to fight it

Anita Sarkeesian, who has gotten death threats since calling out sexism in video-game culture last year, has teamed up with two other women to create a guide to combat online harassment.

By December 23, 2015

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On Safer Internet Day, adults ask teens for help

The annual event tries to quash bullying and cruelty among kids on the Internet by enlisting their peers.

By February 9, 2016

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Twitter's new Safety Center explains how to deal with online abuse

The new webpage comes in the midst of greater concerns about threats and harassment on the microblogging site.

By July 21, 2015

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Obama asks Congress for $19 billion to stop hacks

The White House has submitted a massive budget proposal that shows just how serious the president is about cybersecurity.

By February 9, 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 April 21, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Apple TV stretches Siri voice search in beta update (CNET Update show notes)

A developer preview of an Apple TV software update reveals new perks. Meanwhile, Twitter puts video ads on top of your feed and assembles a new troll-fighting task force.

By February 9, 2016