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Twitter bars ads from Russia's RT, Sputnik

Oct 27, 2017 - 7:35 AM

The response comes amid increased pressure on Twitter and other internet firms to police their platforms, after a series of disclosures showing how Russia-backed entities sought to sow discord and spread false information to manipulate public opinion ahead of last year's US vote

Russia's RT dismisses U.S. election probe Twitter ads revelation

Sep 30, 2017 - 9:59 AM

In a statement, RT mocks the notion that its nearly 2,000 ads on the social network in 2016 were any different from what other media groups were doing

TechRap: Top 10 Tech Stories of 2012

Dec 31, 2012 - 2:16 AM

In this special year end edition of TechRap for 2012 we look back at the year in technology and countdown our top ten tech stories of the year