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US Officials Refocus on TikTok as a National Security Threat

US Officials Refocus on TikTok as a National Security Threat

Lawmakers and a key regulator in DC are sounding the alarm again over allegations that TikTok shares data with China.

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Steve Jobs to Posthumously Receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom

Steve Jobs to Posthumously Receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom

Other recipients will include Olympians Simone Biles and Megan Rapinoe, former US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and actor Denzel Washington.

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Samsung's Galaxy S22 Shouldn't Need an FE Model

Samsung's Galaxy S22 Shouldn't Need an FE Model

Commentary: The Galaxy S21 FE struggles to stand out in the company's broad phone lineup.

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State and Local Activism Needs You: Where to Start

State and Local Activism Needs You: Where to Start

Grassroots lobbying and volunteer opportunities abound.

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Google Will Auto-Delete Location Data After Abortion Clinic Visits

Google Will Auto-Delete Location Data After Abortion Clinic Visits

Google will soon recognize and wipe the visits from location history.

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Musk's Starlink Wins FCC Approval to Send Internet to Moving Vehicles

Musk's Starlink Wins FCC Approval to Send Internet to Moving Vehicles

The approval covers a variety of transport including cars, plans and boats.

Does Facebook Owe You Part of $90M Class Action Settlement?

Does Facebook Owe You Part of $90M Class Action Settlement?

Facebook was accused of tracking users on other sites after they logged off.

Tesla Hit With New Lawsuit Alleging Racial Abuse

Tesla Hit With New Lawsuit Alleging Racial Abuse

Fifteen current and former workers allege racist graffiti, slurs and harassment.

Uber Reports Fewer Sexual Assaults but Greater Rate of Deaths During Rides

Uber Reports Fewer Sexual Assaults but Greater Rate of Deaths During Rides

Uber says third-party drivers are mostly to blame for fatalities.

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Giant Concrete-Eating Snails Trigger Florida Quarantine

Giant Concrete-Eating Snails Trigger Florida Quarantine

"One of the most invasive pests on the planet" is back like a bad dream to haunt Florida once again.

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FBI Warns That Scammers Are Using Deepfakes in Tech Job Interviews

FBI Warns That Scammers Are Using Deepfakes in Tech Job Interviews

People are using deepfakes to apply for remote jobs, the bureau says.

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Appeals Extradition to US

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Appeals Extradition to US

His appeal will likely delay a possible trial on espionage charges.

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Volcanic Eruption's Shock Waves Lapped Earth Several Times

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