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FILE- In this July 17, 2015, file photo, a teenager checks his cell phone as storm clouds pass in Zionsville, Ind. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says 12 percent of Americans use Facebook “almost constantly,” while 34 percent use it several times a day. About 15 percent use it once a day, and only 9 percent of Americans don’t use Facebook. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habitNearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, with Facebook-owned Instagram coming in No. 2 among social media sites
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Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practiceThe Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts
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FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you’re not alone. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 7 out of 10 of online adults who’ve heard of the Cambridge Analytica scandal have changed their behavior on social media. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changesAP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks
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Twitter blocks Israeli lawmaker for wishing Palestinian shotHard-line Israeli lawmaker mocks Twitter, says it highlighted his stance on teen Palestinian protester as 'terrorist'
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed guidelines for determining what it will and won’t allow on its service. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbidsFor the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts
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In this Monday, April 23, 2018 photo, the logo of SK Hynix Inc. is seen at its office in Seongnam, South Korea. SK Hynix Inc. on Tuesday, April 24, says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earningsSK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Alphabet Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Strong ad sales boost Google parent Alphabet's 1Q earningsGoogle parent Alphabet has reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of further strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during a segment with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during an interview with CBS's “60 Minutes” on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizesA researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong
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Sarah Palin Really Wants You to Drink This 'Skinny Tea'Move over, Beyonce and Dwayne Johnson : There's apparently a new Instagram influencer in town. That would be Sarah Palin, per CNN , who only showed up on the social media platform in October, yet already has more than 26,000 followers and has now taken to promoting a "skinny" beverage. In...
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EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app ShazamThe European Union is opening a probe into the acquisition by Apple of song-recognition app Shazam because it wants to make sure consumers will still have a wide choice of streaming music
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FILE - In this Jan. 23 2018 file photo, MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis  poses for a photo at the NTA show, in London. A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name, it was reported on Monday, April 23, 2018. Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50 advertisements in the last year, many of them get-rich-quick scams to con people. (Ian West/ PA via AP, File)
Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake adsA personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.
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Shimizu Corp.'s Robo-Buddy is demonstrated during a press tour to the major Japanese construction company's robot laboratory in Tokyo, Monday, April 23, 2018. The Robo-Buddy is a multipurpose robot that handles construction work for ceilings and floors. Shimizu showed several robots that can weld and bolt, being developed for construction sites for safety for workers. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortageRobots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites
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