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Nation Apr 02How these scam ads promoting fake tax breaks prospered on Facebook
Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.
Nation Mar 28Facebook faces charges of housing discrimination for targeted ads
The Department of Housing and Urban Development says Facebook technology illegally restricts who can view housing-related ads.
Economy Mar 20Disney closes $71 billion deal for Fox entertainment assets
By buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men, Disney aims to better compete with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers' attention and dollars.
Nation Dec 17Google plans $1 billion expansion in New York
Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.
Nation Sep 2850 million Facebook accounts affected by security breach
The company says hackers exploited its "View As" feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to someone else. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement.
Nation Aug 05’60 Minutes’ exec named in misconduct article delays return
The executive producer of the CBS news show "60 Minutes" is delaying his return from vacation until an investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the network wraps up.
Nation Jul 19Comcast drops Fox bid, paving way for sale to Disney
Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men.
Nation Jun 13Comcast challenges Disney with $65 billion bid for Fox
The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and rejected the government's argument that it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up costs to consumers for streaming TV…
Nation Jun 11‘Net neutrality’ is ending. Here’s how your internet use could change
Changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate. Here's what you should know.
Nation Mar 27How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs
The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant. But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its users were contacting —…