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The threat of legal action by the Chinese tech giant is part of a broader effort to defend itself from charges that it poses a security risk.
“When people have something to say, they come to Medium, where they can say it at length,” a spokeswoman for the online platform said.
Blackmail and extortion schemes have existed for centuries, from 17th-century Scottish farmers paying off plunderers to David Letterman revealing he was targeted to keep his affairs quiet.
In an online post, the chief executive of Amazon said the tabloid’s owner had used “extortion and blackmail” to try to stop his investigation into leaked photos and text messages.
Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, will no longer allow images of cutting and will make nongraphic photos of self-harm, such as healed scars, more difficult to find.
Global criticism of the tech industry hasn’t had an impact on the bottom line — at least not yet, writes Kate Conger.
Amazon's offering is meant to deliver convenience-and it may push competing backup services to change tactics.
Britain’s chief medical officers declined to recommend specific age or time limits, but saw associations between social media use and mental health problems.
We may be at a point in the evolution of machine learning tools where formal education in the field is no longer necessary.
In an era when the glasshouse is gone it's time for a new work structure, with IT staff being stationed closer to the business users they support.
Net income was $255 million in the fourth quarter, the fifth straight with a profit. But the company reported a loss of users for the third consecutive quarter, to 321 million.
The competition authority said the company could no longer combine data from different sources without explicit permission from users.
In the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, Facebook, working with a local partner, has found a way to overcome China’s internet blocks to make ad dollars.
With its acquisition of two podcasting companies, the streaming service broadens its ambitions to include everything audio.
The N.Y.P.D. said that Waze, by allowing people to share the locations of sobriety checkpoints, was impeding the police’s ability to keep streets safe.
The new emojis and variants, which emphasize inclusivity, are expected to come out later this year, the organization that sets standards for emoji compatibility announced.
The delivery app’s practice of counting tips toward guaranteed minimum payments for its contract workers drew accusations of wage theft.
Parents are often surprised by unauthorized credit card charges. The culprit: Bait apps, which lure children into buying virtual junk online. Preventing these purchases isn’t easy, but it can be done.
The company is near its goal of $800 million in digital revenue ahead of a 2020 target. Paying subscribers rose to 4.3 million, a record.