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Manufacturing Notes: Mouser looking to ‘Create the Future’

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Mansfield-based Mouser Electronics Inc., a semiconductor and electronic component distributor that is a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a principal sponsor of the 17th Create the Future Design Contest, a challenge to engineers and students...

Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse . By storing passwords in readable plain text,...

Today in History: The Twitter era begins

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Today in History Today is Thursday, March 21, the 80th day of 2019. There are 285 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 21, 2006, the social media website Twitter was established with...

Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent discrimination in housing , credit and employment ads as part of a legal settlement. For the social network, that's one major legal problem...

Facebook says no one flagged livestream of New Zealand mosque shooting

LONDON (AP) — Facebook says none of the 200 or so people who watched live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting flagged it to moderators, underlining the challenge tech companies face in policing...

Digital wildcatter: Firm mines sports, entertainment data

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Pumpjack Dataworks https://pumpjackdataworks.com/ Pumpjack Dataworks may sound like an energy company or a data company. It’s more of the latter than the former, but the company, which Nick Goggans founded last year in Fort Worth, is...

China’s Huawei launches court challenge to US security law in Plano court

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is launching a U.S. court challenge to a law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for...

Facebook CEO says he'll double down on privacy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out a new "privacy-focused" vision for social networking. He promised to transform Facebook from a company known for devouring the personal information shared by its users...

Providing a Safety Net for Fort Worth Entrepreneurs

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For twenty years, TechFW has been helping Fort Worth entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses. Originally formed as Fort Worth MedTech, Inc., the initial focus was solely on medical technology companies. While TechFW’s current...