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As algorithms take over, YouTube's recommendations highlight a human problem

NBC News

A supercomputer playing chess against your mind to get you to keep watching.

Thursday, Apr 19

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Trolls spread hateful fake Starbucks coupon for 'people of color only'

NBC News / Business

A meme machine of hate is behind several viral hoaxes.

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Russian propaganda skirts YouTube watchdogs disguised as millennial-style media

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It looks and sounds like the kind of online news millennials love — with a heavy dose of talking points pushed by Russia

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NASA's new planet-hunting satellite heads into space

NBC News / News

The space probe will look for alien worlds that might harbor life.

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U.S. Department of Defense takes on fake news

NBC News / Business

The team that brought you driverless cars and Siri is now fighting a new kind of war on information.

Wednesday, Apr 18

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Trust in Facebook has plunged by 66 percent since privacy scandal

NBC News / Business

Sixty-five percent of survey respondents say they want Facebook to disclose how it uses the personal information it collects.

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Taxpayers are getting an extra day to file because of an IRS technical glitch

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But don't fret: Last minute filers still have alternative options.

Tuesday, Apr 17

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'Sex compass' app harvested user data, former Cambridge Analytica employee says

NBC News / Technology

The former staffer also claimed Cambridge Analytica most likely harvested data from more than 87 million people.

Monday, Apr 16

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Dallas wanted a thriving bike culture. They got a glut of bikes that litter the streets.

NBC News / Business

Dockless bike startups have flocked to Dallas, but the hope of transportation utopia has given way to a people problem.

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Paying billions more online: Supreme Court takes up internet sales tax case

NBC News / Technology

The justices will decide whether to overturn 50 years' worth of rulings barring states from imposing sales taxes on whatever their residents buy from out-of-state retailers.

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Amid controversy, Martin Sorrell, head of the world's biggest ad agency, resigns

NBC News / Business

WPP's board had investigated allegations of financial and personal misconduct

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How technology could help us 'resurrect' the dead

NBC News / Science

In the not-too-distant future, chatbots and VR could let us interact with lost friends and relatives.

Sunday, Apr 15

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GOP accuses Facebook of censorship but conservative media flourishes online

NBC News / Technology

"Facebook called them 'unsafe to the community:' that is ludicrous. They hold conservative views. That isn't unsafe."

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How data privacy unites Red and Blue America

NBC News / Technology

In a country divided on policy, politics and culture, concerns about privacy emerge as something of a great uniter.

Friday, Apr 13

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Trump orders USPS audit after attacking Amazon

NBC News / Business

Is Trump's sudden need to review the postal service actually another rebuke of Amazon?

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Zuckerberg's testimony raises new questions about Facebook's lobbying practices

NBC News

Just what "reasonable privacy measures" might mean to Facebook remains to be seen

05

No charges for officer who killed Wichita man in 'swatting' prank

NBC News / U.S.

The unidentified officer believed that Finch, who was unarmed, was reaching for a gun during the hoax 911 call, the district attorney says.

Thursday, Apr 12

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ESPN's much-anticipated streaming service is finally here

NBC News / Technology

It's $4.99 per month, but won't have ESPN's cable TV content.

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Zuckerberg ducked and weaved for 600 questions. Here's what we still don't know.

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Market dominance, default settings and proactive measures — there's a few topics experts still want answers on.

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Facebook's scandals aren't hurting its bottom line

NBC News / Technology

Despite the public relations disaster confronting Facebook, the company's advertising business appears to be doing just fine.

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Uber introduces new safety features, including 911 access

NBC News / Technology

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announces sweeping changes to the ride sharing app after accusations of sexual assault and other safety concerns.

Wednesday, Apr 11

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Zuckerberg says his data was part of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal

NBC News / Technology

Zuckerberg faced a tough reception from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday morning.

06

Key moments from Mark Zuckerberg's day in the hot seat

NBC News

The grilling yielded some new insights — along with a few awkward moments.

02

Russia-linked account pushed fake Hillary Clinton sex video

NBC News / U.S.

The pornographic video been traced back to an account that Reddit acknowledged is linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency.

Zuckerberg's grilling on the Hill as it happened

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Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to explain how Facebook allowed the personal information of millions of its users to be scraped by a political ad firm.

Tuesday, Apr 10

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Mark Zuckerberg's big moment before Congress is here

NBC News / News

Mark Zuckerberg is stepping onto a public stage he has spent the past few months trying to avoid at all costs.

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U.S. drones successfully jammed by Russia in Syria

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Four U.S. officials said Russia's signal scrambling has seriously affected military operations.