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Twitter Leader Laments Social Media Role In Trump's Election

Twitter Leader Laments Social Media Role In Trump's Election

| May 21
A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested.

Billion Dollar Race to Break 2-Hour Marathon Mark is Afoot

Billion Dollar Race to Break 2-Hour Marathon Mark is Afoot

| By Danica Kirka | May 20
For distance runners, it's a mystical goal equivalent to the four-minute mile that Roger Bannister broke in 1954; a test so difficult some have estimated it may be 50 years or more before anyone achieves it.

Amazon's Streaming Software Powers New Smart TVs

Amazon's Streaming Software Powers New Smart TVs

| By Anick Jesdanun | May 20
Amazon's streaming TV software will appear on a new line of smart TVs designed to blend streaming TV services and over-the-air channels, but not cable packages.

AP Explains: What is Bitcoin? A Look at the Digital Currency

AP Explains: What is Bitcoin? A Look at the Digital Currency

| May 20
It's worth more than an ounce of gold right now, it's completely digital and it's the currency of choice for the cyberattackers who crippled computer networks around the world in recent days.

Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

| May 20
French researchers have released software tools that they claim can restore some of the computers locked up by a global cyberattack that held users' files for ransom.

Australia Considers Banning Laptops from Airliner Cabins

Australia Considers Banning Laptops from Airliner Cabins

| By Rod McGuirk | May 19
Australia is considering following the United States and Britain in banning laptops from inbound airliner cabins, the prime minister said.

Google Poised to Roll Out Arsenal of Services, Gadgets

Google Poised to Roll Out Arsenal of Services, Gadgets

| May 19
Google is about to provide the latest peek at its digital services and gadgets as it seeks to become an even more influential force in people's lives.

New Technologies Provide Faster Medical Diagnosis of Disorders

New Technologies Provide Faster Medical Diagnosis of Disorders

| May 18
The Face2Gene app uses facial recognition to identify rare genetic disorders in seconds, while the tech company RightEye has a 90-second test that can help determine whether a toddler has certain types of autism.

Facebook Fined $166,000 for Breach of French Privacy Laws

Facebook Fined $166,000 for Breach of French Privacy Laws

| May 18
France's independent privacy watchdog fined Facebook on Tuesday for breaching French privacy laws by tracking and using the personal data of 33 million users, as well as non-users who browse the internet.

Union Station's Advertisement Screen Played Porn Videos

Union Station's Advertisement Screen Played Porn Videos

| May 17
Visitors at Washington's Union Station got an X-rated surprise when pornographic videos began streaming on a digital advertisement board there.

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