House intelligence chief says Facebook working on election threats
The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday he has been assured by the CEO of Facebook that the company is working on ways to prevent foreign actors from disrupting next year's elections.
Rep. Adam Schiff of California met with Mark Zuckerberg and said the Facebook CEO showed a deep awareness of the threat to the elections from so-called "deep fake" videos and other technically advanced tools.
Schiff told reporters Facebook is "in the process of developing what I hope will be very strong policies on this. ... I think he (Zuckerberg) fully appreciates the gravity of the situation."Read the full article
Die-hards wait in line to buy new iPhone 11; tips on Apple's new privacy update
Apple's new iPhone 11, watches and iPads go on sale Friday, and in Palo Alto, the lines were smaller than usual - just about 20 or so die-hards - who were camped out at the flagship store at 3 a.m., five hours before the doors were set to open.
"I want to feel the atmosphere," Jonathan Chang said. "I heard everyone will clap for you."
A man known by his nickname the "iPhone King," who flew back to the Bay Area from his new home in Texas said he was looking forward to the phones new camera that takes phone calls and the extra battery life.Read the full article
Fremont man says Walmart tricked him by selling used tablet; company refutes his claim
Buyers beware: That's the message from Doug Ewing of Fremont, who said he didn't get what he paid for when he bought a tablet from a Walmart in Fremont.
Ewing made the purchase Friday at the store on Osgood Road.
"When I opened the box, this is what I ended up with," said the 70-year-old as he held an 8-inch tablet, which shows signs of use. "There wasn't a battery charger. There wasn't a warranty."Read the full article
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Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son