Since Russia's expansive influence operation during the 2016 election, Americans' usage of social media has only increased — and drastically so, as a result of the pandemic.
Elham Mansori, Florence Poya, Nahida Khajazadeh and Somaya Farooqi, members of the Afghan Dreamers, are building a mechanized version of the hand-operated ventilator.
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A couple years ago, Lyndsay Tucker started receiving texts and calls for Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk. It seems AT&T randomly reassigned his old number to Tucker. She assures people she does not work for Musk or his companies.
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Millions of Uber drivers and other people who make a living from gig work are temporarily eligible for unemployment benefits. But the money has been slow to arrive.
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A sign on a shuttered Apple Store at the International Plaza shopping center in Tampa, Fla. The location has been closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and is scheduled to reopen Thursday.
Uber Eats is in talks with Grubhub about a possible acquisition. Analysts say such a merger would make the combined company the dominant player in food delivery.
With more people working remotely, companies are turning to technology that tracks what employees are doing all day on their computers. Some workers say they feel like their privacy is being compromised.
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Facebook will pay $52 million to thousands of contract workers who viewed and removed graphic and disturbing posts on the social media platform, lawyers for the company said in a new legal filing.
Twitter announced on Monday that tweets related to the coronavirus containing misleading, disputed or unverified claims will now carry labels warning users about the content.