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Are you drinking while tweeting? This algorithm can tell

Using machine learning, the algorithm can also figure out where you're imbibing

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Facebook plans Internet drone tests, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook will begin testing a solar-powered Internet drone called Aquila later in 2016, Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Needing more wireless infrastructure, Facebook will design its own

Facebook took the wraps off its Telecom Infra Project, which is tasked with accelerating the development of telecommunications networking hardware

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Mark Zuckerberg outlines the future of Facebook

Facebook's CEO first dreamed of VR as a teen and now sees it as the future of social media

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Twitter password recovery bug exposes 10,000 users' personal information

The company has notified those affected and will suspend users who exploited the bug

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Accidental sharing -- the plague of the always-connected era

In the age of social media, it’s not necessarily in a company’s best interests to provide clear and concise controls over information access

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Facebook retools VR, streaming for video boom

New infrastructure, advanced encoding techniques, and machine learning will handle Facebook's massive increase in video volume

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White House to use social media to answer questions after tonight's Obama speech

Administration also joins Snapchat this week, offering behind-the-scenes look

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David Bowie, tech visionary, predicted social media's rise

In 1999 the pop star was predicting the success of music downloads and ripping wearables

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Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution could change A.I.

Facebook's CEO has a resolution that is way cooler than yours

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Top 15 security predictions for 2016

Cyber security experts and analysts weigh in on what the new year will bring in the world of evolving threats and solutions

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4 reasons you just can't seem to quit Facebook

Cornell study shows why it's not so easy to walk away from the social network

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How to boost your LinkedIn profile with keywords

IT managers, are you highlighting the right words and phrases to set yourself apart from the crowd and make your profile rise to the top of LinkedIn searches?

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Legislation requiring tech industry to report terrorist activity may be revived

The provision was dropped previously after opposition from lawmakers and the tech industry

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Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his fortune, or about $45 billion, to new charity

The Zuckerberg Chan Initiative will focus on personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people, and building strong communities

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Reddit to honor 'Do Not Track' requests from visitors to its website

The company has also made changes to its privacy policy, which will take effect in January

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With AI advances, Facebook tests M, your newest assistant

Facebook is pressing hard to advance artificial intelligence. M is designed to handle multi-step questions and tasks

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2015 technology industry graveyard

Cisco, Microsoft, Google, and others bury outdated technologies to move ahead with new ones

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