Facebook will rely on users to flag content that's a hoax. With the move Facebook avoids a censorship pickle, but could raise a few more issues.
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Former US Secretary of Defense and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta is now a member of Oracle's board of directors.
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Virgin Galactic and Qualcomm are working together to bring high-speed Internet across the globe through hundreds of satellites.
The companies say their efforts will improve IT service delivery, reliability and operational efficiency within the enterprise.
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