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Bits: Daily Report: Facebook Courts China With Censoring Software

Photo Facebook ads at a mobile internet conference in Beijing this year. Credit Andy Wong/Associated Press.. Facebook has been in the spotlight for the last few weeks over issues including how fake news on the social network may have influenced ...

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Bits: Daily Report: At Apple, U.S. Jobs That Go Beyond Manufacturing

Photo Employees eating lunch at Apple’s campus in Austin, Tex. Credit Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times President-elect Donald J. Trump said during the campaign that he would push companies to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States. ...

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Bits: Daily Report: The Fake News Precedent Outside the United States

The United States is a leader in internet technology. But it may well be a laggard when it comes to using internet technology for political mischief. The role that fake news stories on internet sites — Facebook, in particular — ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Facebook Does Some Explaining on Metrics

Photo Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief, at a conference last year. The company said it would increase its use of outside measurement services for display and video ads. Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Facebook had a message for advertisers ...

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Bits: Daily Report: The Increasingly Tectonic Force of Social Media

Social media has been in the glare since the election for its perceived harmful qualities, such as the spreading of hate speech and the false information. But the effect of social media on world affairs is much larger than just ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Salesforce Has Had Its Eye on Twitter. But Why?

Photo Marc Benioff, the founder and chief executive of Salesforce.com. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images October in San Francisco is a special time. The fog lifts. The temperature rises. The Blue Angels buzz overhead for Fleet Week as tens of thousands ...

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Bits: Daily Report: The Feds Can’t Resist Silicon Valley’s Data

Photo A laptop open to Yahoo’s email login page. Credit Cole Wilson for The New York Times A gentle reminder: The Justice Department backing off demands that Apple help it break the security of an iPhone six months ago does ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Another Round in the Privacy vs. Security Debate, This Time With the Signal App

Photo Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Open Whisper Systems, a maker of the encryption app Signal. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times Earlier this year, Apple resisted the demands of federal authorities to help open a locked iPhone. In Brazil, Facebook’s ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Google’s Slow Response to Amazon’s Echo is a Warning

Photo Mario Queiroz, Google’s vice president of product management, showed off the new Google Home in May. Credit Glenn Chapman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Google, for all its financial success and world-beating technology, has a problem: It often lags or ...

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Trump foundation was never certified to receive donations: report

Donald Trump’s foundation was never certified to receive donations, a report claims. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:34 AM Donald Trump’s foundation could become a charity case.  The Republican nominee’s namesake foundation never ...

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