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Facebook and France Haggle over Regulating Online Hate

Facebook and France Haggle over Regulating Online Hate

| May 12
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online.

Space Tourism Enters 'Home Stretch' Toward Commercial Flight

Space Tourism Enters 'Home Stretch' Toward Commercial Flight

| By Morgan Lee | May 12
Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic's winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote commercial launch and landing facility in southern New Mexico, bringing his space-tourism dream closer to reality.

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It's Partly Humans

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It's Partly Humans

| By Barbara Ortutay | May 11
The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can't Facebook just fix it?

Student 'Geek Squads' Maintain School Devices, Help Teachers

Student 'Geek Squads' Maintain School Devices, Help Teachers

| By Carolyn Thompson | May 11
Buffalo Public Schools officials say it only makes sense for the youngsters who have grown up with technology to be part of the upkeep of the district's thousands of iPads and laptops used every day. Students, in turn, hone practical skills.

Man in Hazing Death Accused of Deleting Files Before Search

Man in Hazing Death Accused of Deleting Files Before Search

| May 11
A former Louisiana State University student charged in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge is accused of deleting hundreds of files from his cellphone just before authorities could search it.

Anti-Drone Tech At Miami Festival Maybe Violated Federal Law

Anti-Drone Tech At Miami Festival Maybe Violated Federal Law

| May 11
The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in violation of federal law.

Feds Want To Show Health Care Costs On Your Phone, But That Could Take Years

Feds Want To Show Health Care Costs On Your Phone, But That Could Take Years

| By Fred Schulte | May 10
Federal officials are proposing new regulations that for the first time could allow patients to compare prices charged by various hospitals and other health care providers using data sent to their smartphones.

Nike's Plan for Better-Fitting Kicks: Show Us Your Feet

Nike's Plan for Better-Fitting Kicks: Show Us Your Feet

| By Joseph Pisani | May 10
The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure the length, width and other dimensions of customers' feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes.

Experts See Russia Fingerprints on North Korea's New Missile

Experts See Russia Fingerprints on North Korea's New Missile

| By Eric Talmadge | May 10
The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria.

Farrakhan Says He Doesn't Hate Jewish People

Farrakhan Says He Doesn't Hate Jewish People

| By Herbert G. McCann | May 10
Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday that despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, is not a misogynist, nor a homophobe.

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