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Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database....

Facebook advertisers shrug off its privacy scandal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook's troubles with Russian election meddlers , "fake news " and misused data have dominated headlines globally....

How Comcast is trying to change the cable game
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you can't beat them, join them. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming....

Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords
The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions - enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are - especially older Americans, a new survey shows....

Twitter is profitable again in 1Q, Wall Street not impressed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Twitter has remained largely outside of the crosshairs of Congress over the privacy issues that have tripped up Facebook, but it continues to face its own, unique challenges....

YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about content
YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch....

Miranda, "Game of Thrones" #MeToo figure take Webby Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Game of Thrones" and a key figure in the #MeToo movement are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards....

AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit
NEW YORK (AP) -- Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans....

Strong 1st quarter from Comcast, and a $30B bid for Sky
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Comcast, continuing to see the loss of cable subscribers during an otherwise strong first quarter, formalized its bid for Britain's Sky satellite with a $30 billion offer....

House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democrats, frustrated by what they see as GOP inaction and with an eye on midterm elections, on Tuesday held the first of what they hope to be several interviews with witnesses who have not been interrogated in the Republican-led Russia investigations....

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