Facebook and Google tackle fake news ahead of French elections
The tech companies teamed with major news organizations on a series of verification tools.
Facebook tests fake news filtering outside of the US
A trial run in Germany could influence an election and keep Facebook out of trouble.
US intelligence releases report linking Russia to election hacks
Officials believe Putin directly ordered a campaign to discredit Clinton and support Trump.
FBI says DNC wouldn't give it direct access to hacked servers
It had to turn to third-party data to get answers on Russia's possible involvement.
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Hacker breaches the US agency that certifies voting machines
The US EAC does not administer elections itself, but it does certify the machines used.
NBC News: US intelligence has info tying Putin to election hacking
Anonymous sources say there is evidence Putin directed how to use hacked DNC info.
Signal makes it easier to verify the privacy of your chats
It's tweaking how its safety numbers work at a time when Trump's election is prompting a surge in use.
Twitter bots were rampant during the US election
The findings suggest that automated pro-Trump tweets were especially common.