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F.T.C. Said to Be Investigating YouTube Over Child Privacy Claims

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — The Federal Trade Commission is in advanced stages of an investigation into YouTube’s handling of videos aimed at children, according...

Israel holds large military drill amid US-Iran tensions

Israel wrapped up its largest military drill in years on Wednesday, with thousands of troops from the army, navy and air force simulating a...

Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race.

And it’s not just Russia, China and the United States that are interested in fast-flying military power drills. France and India have active hypersonics...

Facebook’s currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours after...

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to create an alternative financial system that relies on a cryptocurrency that the company...

The Latest: New Facebook currency anonymous at basic layer

The Latest on Facebook's new digital currency (all times local): noon Facebook has surprised cryptocurrency experts in announcing a digital currency that shares fundamental privacy characteristics...

How Libra Would Work for You

Facebook and a consortium of 27 partners on Tuesday unveiled Libra, a new cryptocurrency. Their goal? To create a new global money and the...

Is Elon Musk closing troublesome Twitter account or teasing?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk abruptly revealed that he is closing the popular Twitter account that has repeatedly landed him in legal trouble, but then...

California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress

But the 7 Cups program, which started a year ago, has been delayed by the state, because of an internal state financial review and...

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow

Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against...

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