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GoFundMe launches campaign for government workers hit by shutdown

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WeChat is quietly ranking user behavior to play catch-up with Alibaba

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Californians may get a break on their mobile bills after tax is struck down in court

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A simple bug makes it easy to spoof Google search results into spreading misinformation

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PSA: File your US tax return before scammers steal your refund

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Congress approves act that opens US government data to the public

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Facebook is not equipped to stop the spread of authoritarianism

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House committee says Equifax data breach was ‘entirely preventable’

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Australia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament, despite massive opposition