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Facebook will not testify at U.S. House hearing on social media4/25/2018 9:05:14 PMWASHINGTON - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it has declined an invitation to testify at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Thursday on filtering practices by social media companies, a company spokesman said.North Korea's elite quitting Facebook, concealing internet activity: researcher4/25/2018 2:14:41 PMWASHINGTON - North Korea's ruling class has in recent months abandoned Western social media sites such as Facebook , Instagram and Alphabet's Google and dramatically increased its use of tools that cloak internet activity, according to cyber security research published on Wednesday.Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform4/25/2018 8:09:39 PMZAGREB - Croatian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 19-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org.Twitter shares fall on outlook of slower growth, rising costs4/25/2018 8:00:44 PM - Twitter Inc shares fell on Wednesday after the social network said its revenue growth would slow this year and costs rise as it works to fight the spread of hate speech and allegations of election manipulation through its service.Peter Thiel abandons bid to buy news website Gawker4/25/2018 5:17:29 PMNEW YORK - Billionaire Peter Thiel on Wednesday abandoned his effort to buy the irreverent news website Gawker.com, enabling the Silicon Valley venture capitalist to avoid a possible legal fight over his having secretly funded litigation that led to its demise.Hotel key cards, even invalid ones, help hackers break into rooms4/25/2018 7:46:52 PMHELSINKI - By getting hold of a widely used hotel key card, an attacker could create a master key to unlock any room in the building without leaving a trace, Finnish security researchers said in a study published on Wednesday, solving a 14-year-old mystery.Uber suspending Vienna operations after court injunction4/25/2018 3:33:57 PMVIENNA - The ride-hailing service Uber is suspending operations in Vienna after an Austrian court issued a temporary injunction against it on Wednesday.Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft4/25/2018 7:09:54 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was an expensive overhaul two years in the making to adopt security and offline functionality and better resemble Microsoft Outlook.Amazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive4/25/2018 2:14:42 PMSAO PAULO - Claudia Maria de Oliveira is leery of online shopping. But while browsing social media recently, the 49-year-old Brazilian spotted a bargain-priced sandwich press from local retailer Magazine Luiza SA .Facebook removes accounts advertising stolen identities4/24/2018 8:00:02 PM - Facebook Inc has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people, following a report by news website Motherboard.