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China's Weibo Site Backtracks on Gay Censorship After Outcry

China's Weibo Site Backtracks on Gay Censorship After Outcry

| By Yanan Wang | Apr 17
One of China's top social networking sites announced Monday that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry.

Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers

Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers

| By Tom Krisher | Apr 15
Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.

Steps for Small Businesses Worried by Facebook Scandal

Steps for Small Businesses Worried by Facebook Scandal

| Apr 14
Small business owners who use Facebook to promote their services and reach customers may now be wondering how to reassure people and protect themselves amid the social network's most serious privacy scandal.

Farmers Use AI, High Tech Tools to Monitor Cows

Farmers Use AI, High Tech Tools to Monitor Cows

| Apr 14
Is the world ready for cows armed with artificial intelligence? No time to ruminate on that because a Dutch company has married two technologies _ motion sensors and AI _ with the aim of bringing the barnyard into the 21st century.

How Facebook Ads Target You

How Facebook Ads Target You

| By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 14
Targeting ads, it turns out, is almost infinitely customizable - sometimes in surprising ways.

California Offshore Oil Firms Hit with Nearly 400 Violations

California Offshore Oil Firms Hit with Nearly 400 Violations

| By Brian Melley | Apr 13
Oil and gas companies drilling in state waters off Southern California violated regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years, according to a report being released Wednesday by an environmental group.

EU Wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify over Data Scandal

EU Wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify over Data Scandal

| Apr 13
The European Union is calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify at the legislature of the 28-nation bloc about the widening data privacy scandal at his company.

Panel Tackles Works to Close Digital Divide

Panel Tackles Works to Close Digital Divide

| By Susan Montoya Bryan | Apr 13
Two western senators are proposing to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has allowed public schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as one way to close the digital divide.

Zuckerberg: Regulation 'Inevitable' for Social Media Firms

Zuckerberg: Regulation 'Inevitable' for Social Media Firms

| By Mary Clare Jalonick and Barbara Ortutay | Apr 12
After two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how little Congress seems to know about Facebook, much less what to do about it.

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook Doesn't Sell Data but Profits Off It

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook Doesn't Sell Data but Profits Off It

| By Mae Anderson and Anick Jesdanun | Apr 12
Mark Zuckerberg insisted once again Tuesday that Facebook doesn't sell your data, calling it a common misconception people have about Facebook. Here's a look at his remarks.

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