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President Trump Attacks The Times, in a Week of Unease for the American Press

Even by his standards, President Trump’s biting attacks on the press this week stand out.

‘Sustained and ongoing’ disinformation assault targets 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

A wide-ranging disinformation campaign aimed at Democratic 2020 candidates is already underway on social media, with signs that foreign state actors are driving at least some of the activity.

Marking Up Newsom's 'Data Dividends' Proposal

Democrats on Capitol Hill say they are intrigued by a proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) for users to “share in the wealth that is created from their data” — though they would like to hear more details. Gov.

Washington Post sued by family of Covington Catholic teenager, President praises lawsuit

The family of the Covington Catholic High School teen from Kentucky who was involved in an encounter with a Native American advocate at the Lincoln Memorial in Jan filed a defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post on Feb 19, seeking $250 mill

Sen Sanders brings tech criticism to campaign trail

Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wasted no time taking aim at e-commerce giant Amazon over its economic practices after announcing his 2020 presidential bid — marking an early campaign appearance for the senator's long-standing critiques of tech titans.

President Trump seeks to discredit news report that he sought ally to oversee hush money investigation

President Donald Trump sought to discredit a news report that says he asked his then-acting Attorney General Matthew G.

Rift Between US and European Carriers Opens Over Huawei

CTIA, a trade group representing top US wireless providers, disagreed with European and Asian counterparts over alleged security threats from Chinese equipment maker Huawei.

Can Washington keep watch over Silicon Valley? The FTC’s Facebook probe is a high-stakes test.

Nearly a year after announcing an investigation into the incident, the Federal Trade Commission is negotiating with Facebook over a fine that could range into the billions of dollars.

The race to 5G wireless tech is on. A Cisco report finds Americans may have an early lead.

A new report from Cisco says that by 2022, fifth-generation (5G) cellular networks will power as many as 9 percent of mobile data connections across North America, compared with 4 percent in Asia.

As Buffalo's internet speeds rank among slowest in US, consumers can't do much

City politicians and technology leaders pitch Buffalo (NY) as a nascent tech hub, envisioning a rosy future where every child owns a laptop and geeks flock downtown with their edgy startups.