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Recent articles by Steven:

Man asks for Pixel 3 refund, gets 10 pink replacements instead

Talk about a shipping screwup. → Read More

New Uber program aims to boost rider safety on college campuses

Initiative is in response to the murder of a college student who mistakenly got into a car she thought was her Uber ride. → Read More

Facebook 'unintentionally uploaded' email contacts from 1.5M users

Contacts harvested during new account signups for nearly three years. → Read More

Sony curbing sexually explicit content in PlayStation games

Stricter rules based in part on the #MeToo movement, the company tells the Journal. → Read More

OnePlus 7 reportedly due to be unveiled May 14

New flagship handset to have 6.4-inch screen and waterproof notch front camera, OnLeaks reports. → Read More

Microsoft accelerates goals for reducing carbon footprint

Software giant will nearly double the internal tax it charges its business divisions on all carbon emissions. → Read More

Twitter left up tweets threatening Rep. Ilhan Omar's life to aid police probe

Threats against the Muslim congresswoman have increased since a Trump tweet last week. → Read More

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by hours-long outages

Disruption comes a month after daylong outage. → Read More

Google Doodle celebrates 100 years of Bauhaus style

Movement born out of the art school would have a profound influence on architecture, graphic design, interior design and industrial design. → Read More

Senate bill would require tech companies to police their algorithms for bias

Automated decision systems would have to be tested for accuracy, fairness, discrimination, privacy and security under the bill. → Read More

Black hole Google Doodle was conceived during artist's morning commute

The Doodler sketched out the concept for the Doodle that marks the scientific milestone while on the way to work. → Read More

Global PC market plunges at least 3% in first quarter

Analysts blame the decline on Windows 10 migrations and a continuing shortage of Intel chips. → Read More

Twitter pulls video from Trump tweet featuring Dark Knight Rises score

Video vanishes after copyright complaint. → Read More

Twitter paid CEO Jack Dorsey $1.40 in 2018

Dorsey has declined any compensation or benefits for the past three years. → Read More

Army's version of Microsoft's HoloLens AR goggles likened to Call of Duty

Specially modified version of the AR goggles has a video game feel, writes a CNBC reporter who got a demo. → Read More

Facebook extends its Dating service to Mexico, Argentina

Matchmaking service will soon get a feature that will let friends keep an eye on you during dates. → Read More

Viral Twitter birth year prank will get you locked out of your account

Do the math: Changing your profile's birth year to 2007 makes you 12 -- too young to have an account. → Read More

Facebook allegedly knew of Cambridge Analytica data mining earlier than reported

Document in court case includes employees' discussion about violating company policies, according to a court filing. → Read More

Trump plans to nominate Michael Kratsios as US CTO

The position has been vacant since Trump took office two years ago. → Read More

Imaginary cow conquers congressman on Twitter after $250M lawsuit

A Devin Nunes parody account now has more followers than the real-life lawmaker. → Read More