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To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
(SHEERA FRENKEL and KATIE BENNER @ 18.02.2018 05:18)
The special counsel?s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies
(NATHANIEL POPPER @ 19.02.2018 01:32)
Criminals have been going after big holders of Bitcoin and Ether, taking advantage of the ease with which vast virtual currency riches can be transferred.

Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That?s a Good Thing, Right?
(JOHN HERRMAN @ 19.02.2018 02:32)
The brower?s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google?s grip on the web.

Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss
(CADE METZ @ 19.02.2018 19:02)
At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.

Tech Tip: Finding Closed-Caption Content Online
(J. D. BIERSDORFER @ 19.02.2018 15:00)
Many streaming video providers offer movies and television shows with embedded text descriptions for those who cannot hear the words being spoken.

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive?s Comments on Russian Interference
(SHEERA FRENKEL @ 19.02.2018 21:29)
Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia?s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.

Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian Oligarch Indicted by U.S., Is Known as ?Putin?s Cook?
(NEIL MacFARQUHAR @ 17.02.2018 02:51)
The secretive oligarch is one of 13 Russians the special counsel charged on Friday for allegedly meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

Tech Tip: Creating a Point of Return for Windows
(J. D. BIERSDORFER @ 16.02.2018 15:00)
While it does not back up personal data, Microsoft?s System Restore feature saves a snapshot of your Windows settings for emergencies.

Bits: Farhad?s Week in Tech: Netflix Gets a Star, and Google?s Conflicted Ad Blocker
(FARHAD MANJOO @ 16.02.2018 15:00)
A look at the week?s developments in tech, plus a request: Which tech stories would you like to read more about?

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Tyranny of Convenience
(TIM WU @ 16.02.2018 17:30)
All the personal tasks in our lives are being made easier. But at what cost?



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