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6:05 a.m. Tuesday

Facebook: Internal glitch, not hack, caused hour-long global outage

Facebook  Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide. Lizard Squad, a group notorious for attention seeking antics online, also claimed responsibility on Twitter for the outages.

5:47 a.m. Monday

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January 21

Doctors without Borders vs. GSK; Etix founder buys Hopscotch; Facebook hoax crackdown; Netflix surges; Twitter buys ZipDial

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Doctors Without Borders calls on GSK, Pfizer to cut vaccine prices; Etix founder buys Raleigh's Hopscotch Music Festival; Facebook cracks down on hoaxes; Netflix growth surges; and Twitter makes an acquisition to grow in developing nations.

January 19

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January 12

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January 5

Like this? Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg starts own reading program

Mark Zuckerberg steps up his reading Mark Zuckerberg wants to add a little more "book" to Facebook. The Facebook founder and CEO announced on his page recently that he has vowed to read a book every other week in 2015, with an emphasis on learning about different beliefs, cultures and technologies.

January 5

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December 29, 2014

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December 22, 2014

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December 15, 2014

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Updated December 11, 2014

Premium Lock More diversity in tech industry not as easy as writing code

Representatives from Google, Apple, Facebook and more than other 20 other tech companies gather to talk about improving diversity. Wednesday's forum marked the first time that many have publicly addressed their lack of diversity since acknowledging the problem earlier this year in contrite blog posts accompanying the ethnic and gender breakdowns of their work forces.

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December 9, 2014

Premium Lock Top trends at Facebook in '14? Soccer to Ebola

Facebook  What's popular? Facebook has a good gauge based on what people type into the box that says, "What's on your mind?" World Cup, Ebola outbreak lead the lists.

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December 8, 2014

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December 1, 2014

Premium Lock What's free speech in social media? Supreme Court to consider Facebook threats case

Facebook  he Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media. For more than four decades, the Supreme Court has said that "true threats" to harm another person are not protected speech under the First Amendment. But the court has been careful to distinguish threats from protected speech such as "political hyperbole" or "unpleasantly sharp attacks."

December 1, 2014

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November 28, 2014

Premium Lock Tweet this: Twitter now tracks other apps you've installed

Twitter Twitter says that users will receive a notification when the setting is turned on and can opt out using settings on their phones. On iPhones, this setting is called "limit ad tracking." On Android phones, it's "opt out of interest-based ads."

November 24, 2014

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November 19, 2014

Premium Lock WhatsApp encrypts text messages from beginning to end

Facebook  WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users' conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

November 19, 2014

Premium Lock Facebook's newest app unbundles Groups feature

Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based on hobbies, geography or culture.

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November 17, 2014

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