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Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets
Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly
Twitter CEO Vows to Police Sexual Harassment, Hate, Violence

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Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect - though that finding comes with a major caveat.

Google's Pixel 2: A Phone Built for Artificial Intelligence

Google's Pixel 2: A Phone Built for Artificial Intelligence

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 19
What's most fascinating about Google's new Pixel 2 phone is what's to come.

Nielsen Says It Will Report on Who's Watching Streamed Shows

Nielsen Says It Will Report on Who's Watching Streamed Shows

By David Bauder | Oct 19
The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming produced by streaming services like Netflix and Amazon.

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Oct 18
Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect - though that finding comes with a major caveat.

Doctors Use Patients' Genes to Guide Cancer Care

Doctors Use Patients' Genes to Guide Cancer Care

Oct 18
Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by molecular tumor boards, Experts study the patient's cancer genes and match treatments to mutations that seem to drive the disease.

Twitter CEO Vows to Police Sexual Harassment, Hate, Violence

Twitter CEO Vows to Police Sexual Harassment, Hate, Violence

Oct 18
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is promising the company will do a better job weeding out sexual harassment, hateful symbols and violent groups from its short messaging service.