Facebook is testing more tools to combat child exploitation

Facebook says it is testing more tools to help the social network prevent people from sharing content that exploits children. One is a pop-up message that it…

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Microsoft starts testing a Kids Mode in its Edge browser

Microsoft has started testing a Kids Mode in its Edge browser to help protect children while they're navigating the web. The company, which created the mode primarily…

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Mercedes recalls nearly 1.3 million cars over emergency call tech

Mercedes-Benz is learning a hard lesson about the importance of reliable car emergency systems. As Car and Driver and The Verge report, Mercedes USA is recalling nearly…

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Amazon sues New York’s AG to stop a COVID-19 safety investigation

Amazon is suing New York Attorney General Letitia James over an investigation into COVID-19 safety concerns at two fulfillment centers. In the lawsuit, Amazon claims James’ office…

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Airbnb has been quietly using social media to root out and ban extremists

Airbnb has canceled all bookings in Washington DC this week in an attempt to prevent people from traveling there for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration in the wake…

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NHTSA says users are to blame for reports of Teslas suddenly accelerating

Following a nearly year-long investigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says Tesla vehicles don’t have a design flaw that makes them prone to sudden and…

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Tinder’s parent company is auditing its sexual violence prevention policies

Tinder parent company Match Group is partnering with one of the largest anti-sexual violence groups in the US to audit how it handles reports of sexual assault…

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UK closes loophole that allowed using your phone while driving

The UK is about to make it clear that you shouldn’t grab your phone while you’re driving — regardless of what you intend to do. The government…

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Tesla camera hack shows how your EV might monitor driving habits

Elon Musk said the driver-facing camera in Tesla cars was to monitor future robotaxi service, but a sleuth suggests the company might be open to checking human…

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Dozens of AmazonBasics products could pose a safety risk, report says

It might be a good idea to carefully read the reviews before you buy another AmazonBasics product. A new report from CNN says dozens of products sold…

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