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Banning neo-Nazis online may be slippery slope, tech group warns Silicon Valley

Such tactics could be used against other political groups, Electronic Frontier Foundation says.

President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber Command

Trump's move means that Cyber Command will become the 10th unified command in the U.S. military, putting it on par with the main combatant commands, such as Central Command.

Online activist group Anonymous posts what it says are private contact details for 22 GOP members of Congress

Private cell numbers and email address are released online.

Facebook shut down anonymous employee group after Trump was elected, report says

CEO Mark Zuckerberg concluded that the group was being used to harass employees, Business Insider wrote.

PayPal escalates the tech industry's war on white supremacy

The online payment company kicks nearly three dozen organizations off its platforms.

Mark Zuckerberg vows to remove violent threats from Facebook

"It's a disgrace that we still need to say that neo-Nazis and white supremacists are wrong," said Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, days after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

A running list of companies that no longer want the Daily Stormer's business

Uber thanks a driver who kicked a Holocaust revisionist out of the car, and PayPal slams racists.

How Google Home and the Amazon Echo give a new twist to the home phone

Google joins Amazon and Microsoft in adding hands-free calling to its smart speakers.

Organizers postpone Google protest marches, citing 'alt-left terrorist' threats

The rally's organizer blamed the mainstream media for his decision, and said that someone had threatened to use a vehicle to drive into the march.

Tech firm is fighting a federal demand for data on visitors to an anti-Trump website

DreamHost says the Justice Department is overstepping its bounds.

Don't want nude pics from strangers? Change this iPhone setting.

Men are reportedly using Apple's AirDrop feature to digitally flash other riders on the New York subway system.

Uber settles with FTC over allegations it failed to protect customer data

Uber was accused of lax data protection that led to a major breach.

The DOJ wants personal data of visitors of this Trump protesters' website

DreamHost is resisting a DOJ search warrant for more than 1.3 million IP addresses to identify visitors to a website set up to coordinate protests on Inauguration Day.

'It knew what you were going to do next': AI learns from pro gamers — then crushes them

It only took the bot a few weeks to go from novice to world class.

Google employee ousted for gender manifesto took to Reddit. He found a sympathetic audience.

James Damore has sought to defend his message since he was dismissed.

What the Shondaland-Netflix deal means for the future of TV

As Netflix aims to develop more original shows, the company is flexing its spending muscle to court exceptional producers like Shonda Rhimes.

How James Damore went from Google employee to right-wing Internet hero

The engineer was fired for a controversial memo about diversity and gender.

Twitter users want Trump's account suspended for 'threatening violence' against North Korea

Once again, Trump tests the bounds of Twitter's terms of service.

'Beat Fever': Rock out to today's hits on a digital guitar

Return to the Guitar Hero' days.

'Vista Golf': Get your putting fix without buying clubs

Take a swing on the touch-based course.

Google canceled all-hands meeting after employees were harassed online

Google had been expected to address the controversy surrounding a divisive memo written by a Google engineer last week.

'I'm not a sexist': How an ex-Google employee became a right-wing star

James Damore, an ex-Google employee who wrote a controversial memo arguing the merits of gender and diversity programs, has interviewed with two right-wing YouTubers.

How to make sense of Facebook's new video platform, Watch

Facebook's Watch is competing with a lot of video services. Here's how it shakes out.

As Snap reports heavy losses, shares plummet

The company behind Snapchat continues to lose money as it fends off direct competition from Facebook's Instagram.

Uber founder Travis Kalanick sued, accused of fraud

The suit accuses Kalanick of fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

Facebook launches new video site, Watch

Facebook's new video site combines videos made specifically for Facebook with ways to communicate socially around videos.

This bus line with sleeping quarters gets you from LA to SF overnight

Cabin is an overnight bus line with sleeping quarters that transports passengers between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

How did FaceApp think people would react to their new change-your-race filters?

The filters allowed users to upload a selfie and select an Asian, black, Caucasian or 'Indian' filter.

This bus line with sleeping quarters gets you from LA to SF overnight

Cabin is an overnight bus line with sleeping quarters that transports passengers between Los Angeles to San Francisco.