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David Ingram

David Ingram covers tech for NBC News.

David Ingram covers tech for NBC News.

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3d ago

Broadband bipartisanship? Senators introduce digital equity push

Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Thursday that they are introducing legislation to spend $1.4 billion over five years for local internet projects.
11d ago

Inside Citizen: The public safety app pushing surveillance boundaries

The smartphone app Citizen describes itself in simple terms: a safety network that sends alerts about nearby incidents including crime.
11d ago

Inside Citizen: The public safety app pushing surveillance boundaries

Citizen, a startup in search of growth and revenue, has explored strategies that have made it the subject of criticism. "It fuels public insanity and fear," one former employee said.

Florida governor signs ban on 'deplatforming' by tech companies

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a law that penalizes social media companies when they ban political candidates.

Florida hits Big Tech with a first-of-its-kind 'deplatforming' law

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a law that penalizes social media companies when they ban political candidates.
23d ago

A major retailer used to sell muskets online. It stopped after a shooting death in Ohio.

Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops stopped selling black powder guns such as muskets and replica antique revolvers online after a lawsuit by the Brady group

Want to get verified on Twitter? There's now a way to apply

Twitter's blue check marks, or blue badges, are coming to more people through a new way to apply to become verified on the social media site.
38d ago

Herd immunity in the U.S.? San Francisco offers reasons for optimism

San Francisco's low case numbers and high vaccination rates are signaling to experts that the city may have already reached herd immunity.
39d ago

Twitter begins to show prompts before people send 'mean' replies

The tech company tested the prompts last year and said they led to fewer offensive replies on its service. So, it's rolling them out widely.

Twitter begins to show prompts before people send 'mean' replies

Mean replies on Twitter will require a little more thought to send.
39d ago

Trump's Facebook ban upheld by Oversight Board

The board said that Facebook was "justified in suspending Mr. Trump’s accounts," but that the company should reassess its decision to ban him "indefinitely."