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The Week in Tech: Democracy Under Siege

Consider Vote Leave, the campaign to persuade voters in Britain to leave the European Union in 2016. That campaign spent $2 million on Facebook ads that were seen millions of times, helping it to win the referendum. Some of the campaign’s ads seemed clearly designed to foster xenophobia, according to ...

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Manage Your Digital Magazines – The New York Times

TECH TIP You can clear the clutter from your coffee table with electronic editions of your favorite periodicals. Q. I subscribed to the digital version of a magazine from England and downloaded it, but it’s not showing up in my iPad’s books library. How do I find it? A. Digital ...

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How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign

SAN FRANCISCO — FireEye, a cybersecurity company that has been involved in a number of prominent investigations, including the 2016 attack on the Democratic National Committee, alerted Facebook in July that it had a problem. Security analysts at the company noticed a cluster of inauthentic accounts and pages on Facebook ...

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Managing Manterruptions and Her Dog’s Instagram

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Jessica Bennett, gender editor for The Times, discussed the tech she’s using. Before you joined The Times, you were a freelancer. What was your tech setup to keep on top of the myriad tasks ...

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