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Apple's new privacy management tools throw epic shade at Facebook and Google
BGR Tim Cook is a pretty straightforward guy. Dresses like your uncle. Avoids the flash of his predecessor. And he has a few key things he repeats, mantra-like, in that distinctive Alabama drawl. Things like – privacy is a human right. And, you are not our ... ---

Google's CEO Defends Potential Return to China
Google’s chief executive defended his company’s plan to explore a search engine tailored for users in China despite concerns about censorship.

Twitter's 'Russia-Iran' troll tweet trove made public
Millions of tweets published by suspected state-linked accounts are made public by Twitter.

In Virginia House Race, Anonymous Attack Ads Pop Up on Facebook
The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent.

What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018
What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.

At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman
Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers.

Vast archive of tweets reveals work of trolls backed by Russia and Iran
Two misinformation campaigns spent years sowing discord in US and elsewhereMore than 10m tweets sent by state actors attempting to influence US politics have been released to the public, forming one of the largest archives of political misinformation ever collated.The database reveals the astonishing extent of two misinformation campaigns, which spent more than five years sowing discord in the US and had spillover effects in other national campaigns, including Britain’s EU referendum. Continue reading...

Chinese Firm to Open UK Chip R&D Center
Parent company of Dynex Semiconductor to employ about 200 engineers at site in Birmingham, England.

DNA Captured From 2,500-Year-Old Phoenician
Analysis of the ancient man's DNA reveal he had European ancestry.

Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday
T3, Adidas adizero 99g football boot on sale from Wednesday

MoviePass parent under investigation for allegedly misleading investors - CNET
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood launched a probe under the state's anti-fraud act.