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U.S. House Panel Taps Defunct Startup for Facebook Files

U.S. House Panel Taps Defunct Startup for Facebook Files

| By Frank Bajak | Oct 4
A U.S. congressional committee has requested a trove of internal Facebook documents that the company's critics say will demonstrate how the social media giant unfairly leveraged its market dominance to crush or absorb competitors.

Binge Eating Videos Find Big Audience, Even for Weight Loss

Binge Eating Videos Find Big Audience, Even for Weight Loss

| By Leanne Italie | Oct 4
While trying to lose weight, Becky Beach found assistance in an unlikely place: thousands of online videos featuring people binging on massive amounts of ramen, burgers, chicken wings and seafood boils brimming with crab and lobster.

Russian iPhone User Sues Apple for 'Pushing Me Toward Homosexuality'

Russian iPhone User Sues Apple for 'Pushing Me Toward Homosexuality'

| By Sam Cronin | Oct 3
A new article from The Moscow Times tells the story of a man who claims his iPhone turned him "toward homosexuality." He is now seeking monetary damages from Apple in court.

Google Rolls Out Updated Privacy Tools for YouTube, Maps

Google Rolls Out Updated Privacy Tools for YouTube, Maps

| Oct 3
The company and other tech giants are facing increased scrutiny over the amount of data they collect from their users. Google and Facebook both debuted new privacy tools this year.

UPS Gets Government Approval to Become A Drone Airline

UPS Gets Government Approval to Become A Drone Airline

| By David Koenig | Oct 3
UPS has won government approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones, which will let the company expand deliveries on hospital campuses and move it one step closer to making deliveries to consumers.

Google to Commit to White House Job Training Initiative

Google to Commit to White House Job Training Initiative

| By Darlene Superville | Oct 3
Google is committing to a White House initiative designed to get private companies to expand job training for American workers.

Big Tech's Eco-Pledges Aren't Slowing Its Pursuit of Big Oil

Big Tech's Eco-Pledges Aren't Slowing Its Pursuit of Big Oil

| By Matt O'Brien | Oct 2
Amazon, Microsoft and Google are promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there's another thing these tech giants aren't cutting: Their growing business ties to the oil and gas industry.

Court: FCC Can Dump Net Neutrality, but Can't Bar State Laws

Court: FCC Can Dump Net Neutrality, but Can't Bar State Laws

| By Marcy Gordon | Oct 2
A federal court has cleared the way for state and local governments to bar internet providers from favoring some services over others, even as the court affirmed the Federal Communications Commission's right to dump national rules.

Arrows and Smartphones: Daily Life of Amazon Tembe Tribe

Arrows and Smartphones: Daily Life of Amazon Tembe Tribe

| By Luis Andres Henao | Oct 2
They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside thatch-roof huts.

Millennial Money: 4 Must-Do's if Your Order Arrives Damaged

Millennial Money: 4 Must-Do's if Your Order Arrives Damaged

| By Courtney Jespersen of NerdWallet | Oct 2
Nowadays, consumers shop online for just about everything. So you've likely experienced the stinging disappointment when a TV, piece of furniture or something else you ordered finally arrives on your doorstep — damaged.

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