Monday, October 25th, 2021

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Russian hackers targeting US networks in ‘very large and ongoing’ cyberattack

Russian-linked hackers blamed for the massive cyberattack on the US last year have been targeting hundreds of companies and organizations in its latest wave of attacks on US-based computer networks — as the White...

Facebook misled investors as it lost young users, whistleblower alleges

Facebook allegedly misled investors and masked slowing growth among critical demographics like young users in the US, according to internal documents leaked by whistleblower Frances Haugen. The documents show that young people are generally...

Hertz places an order for 100,000 Tesla vehicles.

Hertz, the car rental agency, said on Monday that it had placed an order for 100,000 Teslas, a sign of growing momentum in the shift to electric vehicles. The order, which is expected to...

The New Billionaire Tax in Democrats’ Sights

Billionaires on the hook? As Democrats race to find ways to pay for President Biden’s social spending plans — particularly as one of their own, Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, blocks efforts to raise...

Crew members evacuated from burning container ship off coast of Canada

Sixteen crew members were evacuated from a burning cargo ship off the western coast of Canada after containers carrying more than 50 tons of mining chemicals caught fire. An emergency zone was declared on...

People Or Profit? Facebook Papers Show Deep Conflict Within

Facebook the company is losing control of Facebook the product — not to mention the last shreds of its carefully crafted, decade-old image as a benevolent company just wanting to connect the world. Thousands...

The Facebook Papers and Their Fallout

For weeks, Facebook has been shaken by revelations that have ignited a firestorm of criticism from lawmakers, regulators and the public. Reports by The Wall Street Journal from research documents provided by a whistle-blower...

Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistle-blower, to testify in Parliament.

ImageFrances Haugen’s testimony in Britain’s Parliament on Monday marks the start of a European tour, which will include discussions with government officials in Brussels, Paris and Berlin.Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times British...

Facebook Wrestles With the Features It Used to Define Social Networking

SAN FRANCISCO — In 2019, Facebook researchers began a new study of one of the social network’s foundational features: the Like button. They examined what people would do if Facebook removed the distinct thumbs-up...

Frances Haugen, Facebook whistle-blower, to testify in Parliament Monday

British policymakers will hear testimony on Monday from the former Facebook manager who became a whistle-blower and has shared scores of internal documents with policymakers and journalists to help build a case for stiffer...