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A "technical error" has been blamed by Dow Jones for a story that was issued on its news wires overnight, saying that Google was buying Apple – and for a relatively paltry sum of US$9 billion.

Published in Deals

Facebook's chief security office Alex Stamos has taken to the digital airwaves (read Twitter) to try and counter the assumption that the social media giant is sitting on its hands when it comes to preventing the spread of fake news on its channels.

Published in Open Sauce

Underground online marketplaces are selling a range of services designed to help anyone who is looking to distribute fake news and launch a public opinion manipulation campaign, a detailed study by the security firm Trend Micro has found.

Published in Security
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