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After months of speculation, it is finally here: Reigning domestic goddess Chrissy Teigen has launched a line of kitchen and cookware. Available at Target,...

Facebook has already detected suspicious activity trying to influence the 2018...

Someone is trying to influence the midterm elections by sowing divisions among Americans on social media, according to Facebook — though the company won’t...

Elon Musk’s first moon tourist, explained

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Amazon will deliver live Christmas trees this year. 5 Christmas tree...

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At long last, Twitter brought back chronological timelines. Here’s why they’re...

Twitter has finally brought back exclusively chronological timelines, more than two years after phasing them out. In a move many would characterize as restoring...

The $120-billion reason we can’t expect Facebook to police itself

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