Facebook ignored the impact of fake accounts on elections, a reported memo says

Facebook has been slow to act against coordinated misinformation campaigns, a report says. Angela Lang/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Facebook reportedly ignored fake accounts being used to undermine elections via misinformation posted on the social media platform, according to a leaked memo. The […]

Fortnite is back up and running after taking servers down

Fortnite was temporarily down. Angela Lang/CNET Fortnite¬†is running as usual again after taking servers down Monday as it worked to resolve issues related to logins and forced logouts. “Players who see a message saying ‘You do not have permission to play...

Google to unveil new Pixel phones, Chromecast on Sept. 30

Google unveiled the $349 Pixel 4A, seen above, in August.¬† Angela Lang/CNET Google on Monday said it will launch its newest slate of consumer devices at a virtual event on Sept. 30. The lineup includes the search giant’s the Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 5 phones, a new...