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AP Top Technology News at 9:39 a.m. EDT

Teachers use social media in US uprisings, fight for funding
PHOENIX (AP) -- The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories....

Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service that offers free two-day shipping and other perks that help bind people to the company and its ever-expanding empire....

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules
LONDON (AP) -- Facebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with new European rules designed to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data....

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian authorities are freezing up vast swathes of the country's online world in what critics call a heavy-handed - and so far unsuccessful - attempt to block a popular messaging app, Telegram....

EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send a subordinate in his place....

Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon started Prime Day. Alibaba capitalized on Singles Day. Now another e-commerce company is hoping for success with an invented shopping holiday....

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland, officials said Wednesday....

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A Microsoft co-founder's mission to locate sunken warships in the South Pacific has chalked up another victory with the discovery of the USS Helena nearly 75 years after it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands, reviving stories of the battle-tested ship's endurance and the nearly unbelievable survival of 165 of the crewmen....

San Francisco to require permits for rental scooters
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco is ordering three companies that began renting motorized foot-pedal scooters in the city last month to stop operating until they can ensure riders are obeying state laws and that the devices are not a hazard to the public....

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK
LONDON (AP) -- Cambridge Analytica's ex-CEO, Alexander Nix, has refused to testify before the U.K. Parliament's media committee, citing British authorities' investigation into his former company's alleged misuse of data from millions of Facebook accounts in political campaigns....

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Teacher uprisings harness social media in fight for funding

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Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

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