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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election....
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Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized - if unintended - role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections....
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The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulation

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook and the Russia investigation (all times local):...
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Facebook nixes plan for new stock class ahead of court fight

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that Facebook is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let him keep tight reins on the social media company even as he sold down his stake to fund his philanthropy....
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In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

LONDON (AP) -- Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture....
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Lawyer: Hacker in Spanish custody sought by US, Russia

MADRID (AP) -- Russian authorities are fighting the extradition of an alleged Russian hacker from Spain to the United States, the suspect's lawyer said Friday, in the latest move by Moscow to block U.S. prosecution of suspected Russian cybercriminals....
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AP Interview: Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures

TOKYO (AP) -- The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood film....
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StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

NEW YORK (AP) -- StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening....
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Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications....
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SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the agency's ability to protect important financial information and comes as Americans are still weighing the consequences of the massive hack at Equifax....
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