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Raising Awareness of Sexual Harassment, Social Media Flooded with 'Me Too' Posts
Twitter Turns Over 'Handles' of 201 Russia-Linked Accounts
Facebook Takes on Food Delivery, Challenges Uber and Others

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Twitter Turns Over 'Handles' of 201 Russia-Linked Accounts

Twitter Turns Over 'Handles' of 201 Russia-Linked Accounts

By Ryan Nakashima |
Twitter has handed over to Senate investigators the profile names, or "handles," of 201 accounts linked to Russian attempts at influencing the 2016 presidential election.

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.

Body Cameras, Now Gun Cameras? Some Police Trying Them Out

Body Cameras, Now Gun Cameras? Some Police Trying Them Out

By Dave Collins | Oct 18
A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers' guns, saying it may offer a better view of officer-involved shootings than body cameras.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Update and Laptops

Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Update and Laptops

Oct 18
Microsoft has begun rolling out an update to its Windows 10 operating system, hoping to spark enthusiasm for its virtual- and augmented-reality ambitions.