Twitter Cracks Down After Identifying Chinese Campaign Against Hong Kong ProtestersTwitter will no longer accept advertisements from state-controlled media outlets, the company announced.
Twitter, Facebook Take Down Chinese Accounts Attempting To Undermine Hong Kong ProtestersA covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.
Trump: Apple CEO Tim Cook's Argument Against Tariffs 'Very Compelling'President Donald Trump says that Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a "very compelling argument" that new tariffs would harm the US tech giant's ability to compete with its top rival.
Tesla to Offer California Homeowners $65 Monthly Solar Panel Rental PlanTesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.
Cisco Lays Off Nearly 500 Employees At San Jose, Milpitas OfficesTechnology company Cisco Systems is laying off almost 500 employees from its San Jose headquarters and Milpitas offices in August.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
LGBTQ Content Creators File Discrimination Lawsuit Against YouTube, GoogleA group of LGBTQ content creators is suing YouTube and its parent company Google, alleging YouTube unfairly designates queer content as "sexually explicit," "shocking" and/or "offensive" and limits its reach, while at the same time allowing LGBTQ hate speech to thrive on the platform.
Report: Facebook Paid Contractors To Transcribe User Audio On MessengerFacebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe select voice conversations from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the work.
Walnut Creek Police Search For Alleged iPhone ThievesInvestigators have released surveillance video photos of two women who allegedly stole 16 iPhones from the Walnut Creek Apple Store over the weekend.

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Facebook Rolls Out Tool To Block Off-Facebook Data GatheringFacebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you block the social network from gathering information about you on outside websites and apps.
Twitter Cracks Down After Identifying Chinese Campaign Against Hong Kong ProtestersTwitter will no longer accept advertisements from state-controlled media outlets, the company announced.
Twitter, Facebook Take Down Chinese Accounts Attempting To Undermine Hong Kong ProtestersA covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.
Trump: Apple CEO Tim Cook's Argument Against Tariffs 'Very Compelling'President Donald Trump says that Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a "very compelling argument" that new tariffs would harm the US tech giant's ability to compete with its top rival.
Pleasanton Considers Allowing Taller Buildings Near Main StreetThe City of Pleasanton could soon open the door to new housing developments in the downtown area.
Tesla to Offer California Homeowners $65 Monthly Solar Panel Rental PlanTesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.
Valley High: Stockton Airport Adds Twice-Daily Flights to Los AngelesOn Friday, the Stockton Metropolitan Airport began offering twice-daily flights to LAX via United Airlines' partner, SkyWest.
Oakland Literary Salon to Close at End of AugustThe Octopus Literary Salon, a meeting and events space in uptown Oakland, will shut down at the end of August, the business owners announced on Thursday.