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Facebook says outage was self-inflicted, denies cyberattack

Facebook denied hackers brought down its website Monday night, saying instead an internal change sparked the outage. "This was not the result of a third-party attack but instead occurred after we introduced a change that affected our configuration systems," a company Read More →

EFF outlines plan to stop mass spying

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco-based civil-liberties group, has shared its plan to stop global mass surveillance. The plan includes keeping pressure on tech companies to protect our data against spying. "We need to cultivate a sense of responsibility Read More →

Quoted: on Internet companies as hate-speech ‘accomplices’

"The big operators, and we know who they are, can no longer close their eyes if they are considered accomplices of what they host." — Francois Hollande, president of France, said Tuesday the government will draft a law that Read More →

The Lyft ‘stache gets a new look

It will still be pink but not furry. Lyft, the ride-hailing company that competes with Uber, has shaved off its giant fluffy mustache that was affixed to Lyft drivers' cars. Instead, Lyft drivers will sport a "glowstache," reports Wired. Here's how Read More →

Next Overstock delivery: Streaming video

Netflix and Amazon may soon have a new rival in the streaming video market. Overstock.com, the discount online retailer and Amazon wannabe, plans to get in the game. At a Read More →

Facebook touts its worth: $227 billion to global economy, millions of jobs created

A new study commissioned by Facebook has produced some impressive numbers. An impact of $227 billion on the global economy in 2014, $100 billion of it in the United States. More than 4 million jobs enabled, with 1.1 million of those Read More →
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