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Days after Facebook and Twitter cracked down on China-backed accounts that were spreading such disinformation, YouTube did the same.

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Researchers are trying to develop options to lithium-ion and other batteries in a quest for quick bursts of power and extended energy storage.

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The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened.

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A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.

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Driven by Facebook, The Western Journal has had one of the biggest audiences in the news media, but little is known about the publication. Here’s what we found out.

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Hordes of confused Instagrammers are trying to declare sovereignty from Instagram. Do they accidentally have a point?

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Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. The camera had captured the last moments of Richard Lee Ragland III’s life.

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To prevent distractions, Conor Dougherty, an economics writer, dumped social media and anything fun — even his browser — from his smartphone.

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The academics, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias, said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier, who was facing sex-crime charges when he killed himself this month.

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Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that.

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Counting will get you nowhere. Try a little combinatorics instead.

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Will “The Irishman,” a mob-world epic starring Robert De Niro, come to a theater near you? After months of talks, there is still no resolution.

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In Hollywood, there’s a glamorous extracurricular program for fashion-savvy kids as young as 6.

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The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?

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On Facebook and Reddit, retail-focused groups remember the heyday of malls and share stories of shuttered department stores.

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Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August.

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A woman’s taste test captured the fancy of the internet. Her rapid evolution of expressions may be why.

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Some critics of the industry want to see the businesses broken up. Others would like to strengthen regulation of Silicon Valley. And there are shades of gray.

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With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them.

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The tool is a response to criticism that Facebook has faced over how it safeguards its users’ privacy.

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Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies.

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A news section inside Facebook’s mobile app will be run by journalists and not just algorithms, the company said.

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The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future.

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Their bipartisan effort comes after a smaller group of the state representatives met last month with antitrust officials at the Justice Department.

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The record number of travelers and the popularity of Uber and Lyft have left airports scrambling to ease congestion.

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