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Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join

A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join

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WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial in America over the 2010 leak of thousands of classified documents....
09:16, 05/02/2019

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isn't about to give it up without a fight....
13:00, 05/07/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move into a new era of tech innovation, these cities ar...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
22:16, 04/28/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay protected....
16:48, 04/28/2019

Why some tech companies are turning to print A month ago, I received a big, hefty magazine in the mail. It included stories such as a guide on where to go in Buenos Aires, a feature on tiny houses, and a deep dive into the history of African-American jockeys. The magazine was part travel, part....
08:32, 05/02/2019

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
06:32, 05/19/2019

An AR film explores the worst tech companies could do with your face I made a beeline for Stealing ur feelings when I entered the Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Arcade last week. Officially, I'll say that my reason for doing so was because it was the most relevant exhibit for Engadget's scope of coverage: T...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Normalizing engineers’ rockstar status is destroying tech companies The door handles on the Tesla Model S are exceptionally terrible. Until you get used to them. Until you become an insider. Because no one really wants to wait for an actuated door handle that pops out in deference only to those who are worthy. For th...
09:00, 05/11/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Escalating U.S.-China Trade Fight Stings Companies World-Wide From the world’s biggest miners to German car makers and Japanese manufacturers of iridescent powder for cosmetics, producers around the world are bracing as the U.S. escalates its tariff fight with China....
06:48, 05/10/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Finished Tech Products Could Take Some Blows in Tariffs Fight Escalating volleys of tariffs by the U.S. and China stand to pile pressure on already stressed supply chains, potentially pinching technology companies and consumers on both sides....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
04:16, 05/07/2019

Football clubs urged to bring in 'James Bond' tech to fight anti-Semitism and racism When you hear Ophir Revach explain the technology that can be used to combat anti-Semitism and racism in football stadia, it sounds like something from a James Bond movie....
04:32, 05/16/2019

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most-global companies, is increasingly in the cross-hairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new wireless standard known as 5G. After years of tensi...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company's chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns....
06:48, 05/14/2019

"Naampanthi", "Vaampanthi", "Vikaspanthi": PM Now Classifies Governments Political tension in UP has been turned up in recent days after PM Modi's "Bhrastachari number 1 (corrupt number 1)" comment about assassinated former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi...
10:16, 05/05/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' pacts with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns....
12:00, 05/14/2019

‘Nation as a service’ is the ultimate goal of for digitized governments Kaspar Korjus, the Founding Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, shared his futuristic vision on how to get nation states to digitize with attendees of TNW2019 today. The private sector has set the pace for technological transformation...
09:48, 05/09/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Libya's rival governments move to financial war with frontline stuck With the frontlines around Libya's contested capital Tripoli stalemated, the two rival factions are bringing oil and money supplies into the firing line of their battle for power....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
16:16, 05/09/2019

A Democratic Lawsuit Over Trump’s Business Dealings With Foreign Governments Can Proceed (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a group of Democrats in Congress can proceed with a lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging his businesses violate a constitutional ban against gifts from foreign governmen...
21:00, 04/30/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz under fire for far-right coalition The resignation of Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has led German politicians to warn against political alliances with populists. Many are now demanding new elections in Austria....
08:32, 05/18/2019

Man Pledges to Send Dead Cat Into Space, Whether You Help Him or Not An Oregon cat lover has vowed to memorialize his late feline friend Pikachu by sending the dead cat’s cremated remains into space so it can orbit the planet and eventually fall back toward earth, disintegrating into the ether in a blaze. Ashes to ash...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship; shot a 72 including 2 birdies, 2 bogeys and double bogey        ...
02:32, 05/19/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Largest Finnish party keep populists out of coalition talks Finland's center-left Social Democratic Party which narrowly won last month's general election says it is having talks with four centrist and left-leaning parties to form a coalition government but not the populists....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Australia’s conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd term Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defied pre-election polls as his ruling conservative coalition claimed a surprising victory in the country’s general election...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Video scandal rocks Austrian governing coalition Austria's vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache is expected to make a statement about his political future after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Austria chancellor calls elections after coalition collapse Austria's vice chancellor has resigned after footage of him seeming to offer lucrative German contracts to a potential Russian benefactor were published in newspapers this week....
11:16, 05/18/2019

Analysis: How Joe Biden is eating into Bernie Sanders' coalition Since officially jumping into the 2020 race less than two weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden has reshaped the Democratic primary. His polling numbers have risen from the high 20s to the low 40s since declaring his candidacy two weeks ago. In ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Salvini pledges ‘shock’ proposals before EU elections MILAN (AP) — Italian vice premier Matteo Salvini is pledging new “shock” proposals to relaunch Italy’s economy during a campaign rally for next week’s European Parliament elections with representatives of 11 like-minded populi...
08:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Says China Reneged on Pledges in Trade Talks Top U.S. officials accused Chinese officials of backtracking in high-stakes trade talks Monday and said $200 billion in Chinese goods will face higher tariffs starting Friday....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Boeing boss refuses to quit after two plane crashes Boeing's chief executive has said he will not resign after two plane crashes that cost 346 lives, vowing to "re-earn the trust" of customers and passengers....
12:32, 04/29/2019

Judge Refuses To Block Subpoenas Sent Over Teacher Sickouts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to block subpoenas issued by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration during an investigation into teacher sickouts that closed some schools. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday denied...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Wayne Bennett refuses to get carried away after getting last laugh against Broncos South Sydney Rabbitohs 38-6 Brisbane BroncosBennett-Seibold grudge match fails to live up to hype South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett has dismissed the notion that the NRL premiership is a three-horse race and that the Rabbitohs, Sydney Roosters and Mel...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Austria to move fast to hold elections after coalition collapses Government falls apart after vice-chancellor resigns because of compromising secret videoAustria is heading for snap elections after the far-right vice-chancellor resigned over a video that appeared to show him promising public contracts to a woman p...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
12:32, 05/18/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up, may lead to snap election Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday after the People's Front party quit outgoing President Petro Poroshenko's faction, potentially paving the way for incoming President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to call a snap election....
01:32, 05/17/2019

How Andrew Yang’s Online Following Has Turned Into a Real-Life Coalition Silas Corman, a 22-year-old University of Maine student, used to consider himself a Democrat, but now he thinks he’s just too progressive for the party. Yet when he saw a Twitter moment featuring Andrew Yang’s universal basic income propo...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Italy coalition patches up rift after PM ousts junior minister Italy's coalition parties vowed on Wednesday to patch up their differences and govern for four more years, after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte sacked a junior minister involved in a corruption scandal despite resistance from the League party....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up in setback for incoming president Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy who is weighing calling a snap parliamentary election to bolster his power....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his efforts to call for new elections....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Austrian vice chancellor steps down over video as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
07:48, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Austria leader to decide coalition govt’s future FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Austria is waiting for a statement from Chancellor Sebastian Kurz about the future of the country’s government after his vice chancellor and coalition partne...
08:48, 05/18/2019

German Economic Slowdown Triggers New Divisions in Governing Coalition A sharp economic slowdown in Germany has sparked a loud debate in the government about economic and policy priorities, putting fresh strain on the fractious left-right coalition....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Austrian far-right leader quits over video sting as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over "catastrophic" video footage of him that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
05:32, 05/18/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
04:00, 05/17/2019

With Trade Deal in Jeopardy, Trump Pledges Aid to Farmers With a U.S.-China trade deal in danger of collapse, the Trump administration said it will begin work on a new program to provide aid to farmers, signaling to Beijing that Washington is preparing for a prolonged conflict....
10:48, 05/10/2019

Naruhito pledges to 'always think of the people' while taking Japan's throne Japan celebrated their new emperor as symbols of power officially passed to Naruhito after his father's three-decade rule. In his speech, Naruhito pledged to "think of the people" and serve as a symbol of their unity....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Gucci owner pledges to stop using underage models The luxury fashion group Kering, which also owns Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen, makes commitments on model welfare and the environment at the Copenhagen fashion summitGucci, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen are among the fashion houses that will n...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog director pledges to "fix" his fucked-up mammal son Responses to this week’s first major trailer for the Sonic The Hedgehog movie have been decidedly mixed, with reactions ranging from “Oh, hey, Jim Carrey looks like he’s having fun” to “OH GOD, THE TEETH, WHY DOES THE HEDGEHOG HAVE HUMAN TEETH?! THEY...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Hamilton pledges no repeat of Rosberg F1 feud with Bottas Given how dominant Mercedes has been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix might be another outbreak of infighting        ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD), said European leftwing and liberal forces must unite to protect the EU against those wh...
05:32, 05/15/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Mnuchin refuses to give Trump’s tax returns to House Dems Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin formally refused to cough up President Trump’s tax returns to Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday. “I am informing you now that the Department may not lawfully fulfill the Committee&#...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Barr testimony: attorney general refuses to appear for questioning – live Attorney general declined to show over questioning formatNo-show may prompt vote on holding Barr in contemptSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.41pm BST Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee says after the hearing: We may have “no other option o...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Adani refuses to commit to size of 'scaled-down' Carmichael coalmine Exclusive: Company pursues approvals based on original plans for 60m-tonne megamineAdani has refused to commit to the size of its “scaled-down” Carmichael coal project and is still pursuing final approvals based on plans for a 60m-tonne megamine in c...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Trump tax returns: Steven Mnuchin refuses to comply with subpoena House Democrat demands six years of tax returns and expects to take matter to court as early as next weekThe US treasury secretary defied a House subpoena for Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, setting up another potential court battle between the...
01:16, 05/18/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for a lengthy court battle between lawmakers and the Trump administration....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group? President Trump wants to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. The group says it isn’t, an assessment that many experts share....
17:16, 04/30/2019

Strife-ridden Italian coalition faces showdown over graft case Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday the government would fall unless its coalition partner the League agreed to the sacking of a junior minister caught up in a corruption case....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Italy coalition aims to heal its wounds after bitter EU vote race Italy's ruling parties intend to relaunch their coalition after next week's European elections, sources from both parties say, but it may not be easy after attacking each other for weeks during a bitter campaign....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Fighting grips south Yemen as Saudi coalition bombs capital Yemen's human rights minister says heavy fighting is underway in the country's south as rebel Houthis push to gain more territory from government forces and their allies....
02:16, 05/16/2019

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Australia’s Conservative Coalition Wins Surprise Third Term After Close Election (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Austria's Kurz pulls plug on coalition, calls for snap election Conservative Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on Saturday on his coalition with the far-right Freedom Party after a damaging video prompted its leader to step down as vice chancellor....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Finland's Social Democrats aim to form center-left coalition government Finland's Social Democrats said on Wednesday they would try to form a center-left coalition government with the Center Party and three smaller partners following a parliamentary election last month....
03:16, 05/08/2019

Australia's ruling Coalition claims election victory in major upset Scott Morrison’s government set to hang on to power despite polls predicting his demise It was billed as the climate change election, and the climate lost.Despite enduring its hottest year on record and a series of environmental calamities that have ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made the announcement Sunday morning in front of nearl...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Trump pledges not to use stolen information in 2020 re-election campaign U.S. President Donald Trump pledged Monday not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign, even as he wrongly insisted he hadn't used such information to his benefit in 2016....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter disinformation....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Deflecting criticism, Malaysia's Mahathir pledges 'shared prosperity' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday vowed to boost the economy under a model of "shared prosperity" in a bid to stem criticism that his government had failed to deliver on promised reforms since taking power a year ago....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, saying he felt a "sense of solemnity" but pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
23:16, 04/30/2019

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into doubt....
09:16, 04/28/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Barr is “trying to blackmail the committee,”...
03:16, 05/02/2019

| 'Hugs not walls' Mexico border reunions cancelled as US refuses permits US authorities have denied permits and forced the cancellation of the "Hugs not walls" event which since 2016 has allowed families separated by illegal migration to reunite for a few minutes on the border with Mexico, organisers said....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Judge refuses to toss suit over Pepe the Frog poster sales A federal judge will let a jury decide whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars website had a legal right to sell a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a character that became hijacked by far-right extremists...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Clinton-era politics refuses to die. Joe Biden is its zombie that staggers on | Hamilton Nolan Biden thinks he’s well positioned because after the shock of the Trump years, people want to go back to where we were. WrongYou cannot understand politics in America until you understand that in the Democratic party, which ostensibly represents the l...
10:00, 05/01/2019

U.N. Designates Pakistani as Terrorist After China Acquiesces The leader of a Pakistani-based Islamist group that India blames for at least two terrorist attacks was placed by the United Nations Security Council on a list of global terrorists subject to sanctions....
12:48, 05/01/2019

Should you join a credit union? Credit unions provide many of the same services as banks, but they work on a different business model. Is it a good idea to join one?        ...
08:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Join S&P 500 CHICAGO, IL – February 27, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it will join the S&P 500®, effective at the open of trading on Wednesday, March 1....
07:00, 05/01/2019

PM's claim Coalition saved reef from nonexistent 'endangered list' condemned as 'ridiculous' Scott Morrison says government took reef ‘off the endangered list’ – despite no such list existingScott Morrison has credited his government as having “saved” the Great Barrier Reef, a claim rejected as “ridiculous” by scientists, environment groups ...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Iran rolls back pledges under nuclear pact abandoned by Washington Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program under a 2015 deal with world powers, and threatened to do more -- including enriching uranium to a higher level -- if countries did not shield it from U.S. sanctions....
05:32, 05/08/2019

‘I Don’t Need It.’ President Trump Pledges Not to Use Stolen Information in 2020 Re-election Campaign (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he’s insisting he didn’t use any in 2016, even though he did. Trump told reporters Monday as...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
23:00, 05/09/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency....
13:16, 05/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments on parents for children taking illegitimate absences from school....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall Nissan will introduce truly hands-free highway driving this fall when it debuts its second-generation ProPilot system with several advances over the current technology....
21:32, 05/18/2019

As Cyberpunk 2077 Development Intensifies, CD Projekt Red Pledges To Be 'More Humane' To Its Workers Footage of the upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 has blown away fans so far, but coupled with that hype is a burning question: Are workers at CD Projekt Red, the Polish studio behind the game, ruining their lives to make it? The developer bes...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment Protection Authority, as Bill Shorten and Scott M...
07:32, 05/04/2019

Jets rookie Bless Austin pledges to be all-time great despite hurdles Bless Austin joins the Jets with a lofty goal in mind. The Queens native and former Rutgers cornerback has played just five games in the past two seasons thanks to knee injuries that ended both years with surgeries. The Jets took him in the sixth rou...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest protests....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Trump pledges more disaster money to Florida, says Puerto Rico should be ‘grateful’ WASHINGTON – At a campaign rally in Panama City Beach Florida, President Trump promised Floridians more disaster dollars, while suggesting Puerto Ricans should be “grateful” for his administration’s response. The president pledged to give $448 ...
05:48, 05/09/2019

German Foreign Minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Joseph McCann hearing held in jail after rape suspect refuses to leave Judge goes to Belmarsh prison after accused was charged with 21 offences against eight victimsA judge has visited the alleged serial sex attacker Joseph McCann to conduct a hearing in prison after he refused to attend court to face a string of charge...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Treasury Department Refuses to Fulfill Congressional Request for President Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House. Mnuchin told Ways and Means Committee Chairman Ri...
23:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. Seeks to Designate Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorist Group The White House is seeking to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, which could complicate relations with allies where Brotherhood affiliates serve in government roles....
00:00, 05/01/2019

US weighs designating Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group The White House says President Donald Trump is working with his national security team on perhaps designating the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization....
10:32, 04/30/2019

1 Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said. According to reports, one terrorist was killed....
22:16, 05/02/2019

UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travels The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida....
02:16, 05/08/2019

Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali. ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

David Price: ‘I’m quite content to be the B-side’ David Price on the Dave Allen phenomenon and why this is the biggest fight of his career The post David Price: ‘I’m quite content to be the B-side’ appeared first on Boxing News....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Thousands of ISIS fighters remain undefeated in underground cells, coalition general admits Despite the destruction of the Islamic State's physical caliphate in March, thousands of its fighters have simply gone underground and remain a significant threat, carrying out deadly attacks, a senior coalition military officer said Tuesday....
11:48, 05/14/2019

10,000 Palestinians join in Nakba Day protests Some 10,000 Palestinian protesters gathered along the Gaza border and Ramallah on Wednesday to commemorate Nakba Day, where they were met with tear gas and skunk spray, injuring 60....
04:16, 05/16/2019

McFarland to join Tessitore in MNF booth for '19 Booger McFarland will serve as the lead analyst alongside play-by-play commentator Joe Tessitore when the 50th season of Monday Night Football begins Sept. 9....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Iran rolls back nuclear pledges but stops short of violating pact Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with world powers for now, but threatening more action if countries did not shield it from U.S. sanctions....
08:32, 05/08/2019

UEFA pledges to work with Arsenal and Chelsea over fans’ Baku travel issues "UEFA has defended the decision to award Baku the 2019 Europa League final, but vowed to work with Arsenal and Chelsea to help get their fans to the match."...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Dries Mertens Overtakes Diego Maradona's Napoli Record, Pledges To Stay Dries Mertens headed in the equaliser after 85 minutes in Naples to surpass former Argentine ace Diego Maradona, who hit 81 league goals between 1984 and 1991....
21:16, 05/05/2019

EU refuses to concede to Iran’s threat to resume higher uranium enrichment in 60 days unless new terms are met An increasingly hamstrung European Union announced Thursday that it would not accept the 60-day “ultimatum” issued by Tehran this week, in which the pariah government announced it would stop adhering to parts of the controversial 2015 Iran Deal unles...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Lunch lady fired for giving student free meal refuses offer to be rehired Bonnie Kimball told student ‘tell mom you need money’Termination led to outpouring of support for workerA school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire who was fired for giving a student lunch for nothing has rejected an offer to be rehired. Related: 'Lun...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Julian Assange refuses extradition to US, says he won't 'surrender' during British court appearance via video link WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a British court Thursday said he won’t agree to be extradited to the U.S. where he’s facing charges of conspiracy to hack a Pentagon computer....
12:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. Refuses to Recognize Threat of Arctic Climate Change as Trump Official Cheers Melting Sea Ice A rational person looking at the collapse of the Arctic as we’ve known it for at least 115,000 years would see an ecological and humanitarian crisis. For the Trump administration, it’s just another business opportunity and chance to peddle climate de...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Jimmy Pardo previews the lineup for this year's Pardcast-A-Thon, still refuses to touch Fortnite This Saturday, May 4, comedian Jimmy Pardo and the crew of his Never Not Funny podcast will once again come together for the annual Pardcast-A-Thon fundraiser, a 12-hour telethon-style charity event to raise money for Smile Train, an organization tha...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Turkish TV station refuses to air Western Conference Finals over Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter is by far Turkey’s best basketball player in the NBA and even though he is playing in the Western Conference Finals one TV station will not be airing his games....
10:00, 05/15/2019

U.K. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn Refuses to Attend President Trump’s State Dinner (LONDON) — The leader of Britain’s main left-wing opposition party criticized the government Friday for “rolling out the red carpet” for U.S. President Donald Trump’s June visit and said he declined an invitation to atte...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Mom refuses paternity tests, spends 39 days in jail, gives birth prematurely and sues over ordeal The Missouri woman said her incarceration caused her baby's premature birth and prevented her stage 4 breast cancer from being diagnosed earlier.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Delhi High Court Refuses To Hear Petition On Kamal Haasan's Godse Remark The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a petition which referred to actor-cum-politician Kamal Haasan's remark about Mahatma Gandhi's assassin being a Hindu terrorist and had sought......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Need To Move Forward In Listing Masood Azhar As Terrorist: US Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Ayodhya district in Uttar Pradesh today, said while opposition parties had a track record of going soft on terrorism, his government was the only one that......
08:00, 05/01/2019

US Welcomes Move To Designate Masood Azhar As Global Terrorist US today welcomed the designation of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist" by the UN and sought "sustained actions" from Pakistan against terrorism, consistent with its......
11:32, 05/01/2019

Drones used missiles with knife warhead to take out single terrorist targets Enlarge / A see-through model of the original Hellfire missile. Imagine the center replaced with a set of pop-out blades, and you've got the "Flying Ginsu." (credit: Lockheed Martin) Drone strikes have been the go-to approach by both the US militar...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their children at home over fears of more attacks by ISIS......
07:32, 05/06/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Trump weighs labeling Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group President Donald Trump is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization (FTO), the White House said on Tuesday, which would bring sanctions against Egypt's oldest Islamist movement....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Pak Continues To Back Anti-India Terrorist Groups, Says US Think-Tank Pakistan continues to sponsor terror outfits that launched deadly attacks in India because Islamabad has "paid no price for its perfidy", a prominent think-tank expert has told American lawmakers....
00:48, 05/04/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump w...
01:32, 05/01/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
20:16, 05/11/2019

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Coast Guard officer called 'terrorist' due back in court A Coast Guard lieutenant whom prosecutors describe as a domestic terrorist is due back in court next week for a hearing on the conditions of his possible release from federal custody....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Right-wing populist back in Norway cabinet a year after 'terrorist' row A populist politician with anti-immigration views was welcomed back into Norway's cabinet on Friday, a little over a year after she was forced to resign in a row over security policy....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Pushes to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group In a private White House meeting this month, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt urged President Trump to deem his opposition terrorists, officials said....
02:31, 04/30/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
11:00, 05/13/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), a creative agency, talked about how technology aids brands and creators at TNW2019 conference tod...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads with religious content, explaining to sellers that a "policy update" reportedly banned promos for prod...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Netflix just released its first ever top 10 list of most-watched content As part of a gradual shift toward more transparency, Netflix made good today on a pledge to investors that it would start being less stingy with its proprietary and closely held viewership data. Which is why the streaming giant has released its first...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Trump says Beijing 'broke' trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" it had reached in trade talks with the United States, and vowed not to back down on imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports unless Beijing "stops cheating our workers."...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history as he attempts to yet again gain the support of the armed forces to oust embattl...
02:32, 05/01/2019

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise for Labour MP Jess Phillips rape comments A YouTuber-turned-Ukip candidate who said he "wouldn't even rape" a female Labour MP has refused to apologise and insisted he was just treating women the same as men....
00:32, 05/08/2019

Judge to weigh freeing Coast Guard officer called terrorist GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and journalists is getting a hearing on the conditions of his possible release from federal custody. A defense attorney has proposed several pretrial...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Terrorist Killed In Shopian Linked With ISIS-Inspired Group: Police A terrorist associated with ISIS-inspired group was killed in an encounter with security forces today at Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, the police said....
06:32, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc on Friday accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, keeping up pressure days after an attempted military uprising failed to dislodge Maduro from power....
02:00, 05/04/2019

Wanted Jaish Terrorist Carrying 2 Lakh Reward Arrested In Srinagar A wanted Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, Abdul Majeed Baba, has been arrested from Srinagar by a special team of Delhi police. He will be brought to Delhi today on remandfor questioning....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, and said it rejects any attempt to threaten the life Colombian President Ivan Duque....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Google manually reviewed a million suspected terrorist videos on YouTube In the first three months of 2019, Google manually reviewed more than a million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube, Reuters reports. Of those reviewed, it deemed 90,000 violated its terrorism policy. That means somewhere around nine percent of t...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia says 'terrorist attack' on oil tankers raises new security concerns Saudi Arabia's cabinet called the "terrorist attack" against two Saudi oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates' territorial waters a threat to maritime safety, saying it reflected poorly on regional and international security, Saudi Press agency re...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Sen. Thom Tillis: Iran funnels hundreds of millions into terrorist organizations Sen. Thom Tillis, R, N.C., Wednesday defended recent action taken by President Trump in response to "credible threats" from Iran and spoke out against the country's state-sponsored terrorism....
13:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. working to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group: White House The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said on Tuesday, which would bring sanctions against Egypt's oldest Islamist movement....
06:00, 04/30/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
13:00, 04/28/2019

During terrorist attacks, too many rules are stopping British first responders from saving lives An alarming trend has developed in recent British terrorist attacks: With the exception of the police, first responders are kept away from where they are needed....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Seeks To Declare Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the......
13:00, 04/30/2019

Masood Azhar Designated Global Terrorist In UN, China Removes Objections Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar was designated a global terrorist by the UN Security Council in a diplomatic win for India on Wednesday. China, which had blocked moves to blacklist Masood Azhar......
09:00, 05/01/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in H2 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Caesars Entertainment, ESPN tie-up for sports betting content U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was tying up with Walt Disney Co's ESPN for content and news related to sports betting....
11:16, 05/14/2019

Dropbox rolls out content suggestions to highlight files you may need most Dropbox is introducing a content suggestion feature to the web-based version of its cloud service, surfacing files and folders based on a user's activity.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
11:16, 05/14/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended in the previous six months....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Tata Sky Android App Will Now Offer Personalised Content Recommendations Tata Sky has released an updated version of its live TV app in the Google Play Store with support for personalised recommendations and ability to add multiple profiles....
08:48, 05/03/2019

| Not content: Pep eyes 4 targets in £200m City spree Not content with winning back to back Premier League titles, Pep Guardiola is reportedly targeting as many as four new faces in a £200m Manchester City spending spree....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Facebook's Content Moderators Are Waging a Quiet Battle The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders to join AOC at Green New Deal rally in DC Sen. Bernie Sanders will join Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a rally next week sponsored by a group of young activists in D.C. to promote a Green New Deal....
14:32, 05/11/2019

San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment. If approved by the Board of Supervisors at a meeting Tuesday, San Francisco would join Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a growing paperle...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
22:48, 04/29/2019

The Bachelorette's Box King Joe Might Be Heading to Bachelor in Paradise: Who Should Join Him? Of all the night one eliminated men on last night's premiere of The Bachelorette, one man made quite the splash. Whether it was a good splash or a bad splash isn't really......
22:32, 05/14/2019

Thousands join Glasgow march for Scottish independence Rally comes as polls indicate SNP likely to make gains in European electionsThousands of people have marched in Glasgow in the largest show of support for Scottish independence since Nicola Sturgeon said she would introduce legislation to hold a seco...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Mayawati Will Join Hands With BJP After Results, Claims Her Ex-Aide Congress leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui, who was with the Bahujan Samaj Party until last year, claimed on Wednesday that Mayawati will be under so much pressure after the election results that she will......
08:02, 05/15/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Latest: Several leaders join mourners at Sen. Lugar funeral The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Numerous national leaders are among several hundred mourners who have gathered for the funeral of longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane refuses to discuss Gareth Bale future after dropping him from squad Head coach Zinedine Zidane refused to discuss Gareth Bale's future after the Welshman was left out of the matchday squad as Real Madrid claimed a hard-fought 3-2 win over Villarreal on Sunday....
02:48, 05/06/2019

Mauricio Pochettino refuses to blame Tottenham pair after red cards leave Champions League spot in doubt Mauricio Pochettino refused to criticise Juan Foyth, Heung-min Son or referee Craig Pawson after both players were sent off in Tottenham's 1-0 defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday....
08:48, 05/04/2019

Lyra McKee, Northern Ireland Journalist, Is Killed in ‘Terrorist Incident,’ Police Say The police said that Ms. McKee, who was reporting on unrest in Londonderry, was shot by a militant republican, raising fears of renewed sectarian conflict....
01:00, 04/30/2019

White House considers move to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group Sarah Sanders says ‘designation working its way through internal process’ after Trump personally lobbied by Egypt president SisiThe White House has confirmed it is considering the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, aft...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014. The workers categorize items according ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

A New Study Claims Facebook Is Unknowingly Generating Terror Content A new study released on Thursday shows that terrorist groups are active on Facebook and the social media company may be unwittingly generating terrorist content. A five-month study by the National Whistleblowers Center analyzed the pages of 3,000 mem...
23:16, 05/09/2019

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content Four recent studies examined claims appearing on the packaging of food items. They compared the claims with reality and found a significant mismatch....
06:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Fifteen minutes of prestige: how Hollywood went long on short content Short-form content has graduated from YouTube to attracting big stars, big studios and big Hollywood backing. Is watching in snippets the future of TV?State of the Union opens in a bar, where Tom (Chris O’Dowd) and Louise (Rosamund Pike) hash out an ...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Walmart's Plan to Decimate Netflix Is Reportedly 'Shoppable Content' Walmart has big plans to bring you the family-friendly original content you never asked for on its streaming service—but it also reportedly wants to get you to buy stuff while you’re watching.Read more......
13:32, 04/29/2019

Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Custodians of the Internet, book review: Content moderation under the microscope How do you moderate content on platforms of the scale of YouTube or Facebook? Tarleton Gillespie lays out the options and highlights the impact of 'Web 2.0' on society....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Disney's Profit Surges, but Costs Rise as It Splurges on Content Disney’s profit nearly doubled in the latest period as it acquired a controlling stake in streaming service Hulu with the closing of a roughly $71 billion deal with 21st Century Fox....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in second half 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Google Says It Spends Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars On Content Review Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on......
15:00, 05/02/2019

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content Planning to start your own YouTube channel or make some tutorials? Having a mic with good sound recording quality is essential for creating such videos. It is pretty common that as soon as the viewers hear the poor sound, they skip the video. If you ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Facebook will change video ranking to prioritize original content Facebook wants to make it easier for filmmakers to grow their audiences and for viewers to connect with content creators. To do so, over the coming months, Facebook will change how it ranks videos. It will give more weight to videos based on their or...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Acast Access launches for podcasters to distribute their paywalled content to any app Podcasting powerhouse Acast has announced a new RSS-based service to help audio publishers distribute their paywalled content across any podcasting app.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in revenue” and others reporting similar issues on seller forums, CNBC reported this weekend.Read more......
13:32, 05/11/2019

Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline Social giant Facebook will spend millions on research to develop ways to prevent users from utilizing its livestream feature for nefarious purposes, like the gunman who broadcast an attack on two mosques in New Zealand....
06:48, 05/15/2019

CBS misses revenue estimates on weak content licensing, distribution TV broadcaster and media company CBS Corp fell short of analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue on Thursday, hit by a drop in content licensing and distribution sales....
14:32, 05/02/2019

BJP Sent Notice For "Airing Poll-Related Content" On NaMo TV: Offiical The chief electoral officer of Delhi has sent a notice to the BJP for "airing election-related content" on NaMo TV even after the silence period began, a senior official said Saturday....
10:16, 05/11/2019

Australia's conservative coalition scores stunning political victory in general election, defies polls forecasting loss Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied polls and scored a stunning political victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, with the main opposition party officially conceding the defeat....
09:32, 05/18/2019

New series ‘Nancy Drew, ‘Batwoman’ join CW’s fall schedule Female power rules in the CW’s new fall TV series, with heroes including teenage detective Nancy Drew and Batwoman. In “Nancy Drew,” Kennedy McMann plays the sleuth whose life has been derailed by her mother’s death and a murder that ensnares her...
08:16, 05/16/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event on Monday night at Howard University to discuss what it will take to make the GND into law. At the ev...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish A...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Each newly married, Bieber and Sheeran join forces and 'Don't Care' Less than two months after telling fans he was stepping back from new music to deal with personal issues, Canadian pop star Justin Bieber gave them something to cheer about on Friday, releasing a new song with British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Many BJP MLAs Will Join Congress After Poll Results, Claims KC Venugopal Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal Monday claimed that several BJP legislators would join his party after the Lok Sabha poll results are declared and dismissed speculation about the longevity of......
23:00, 05/13/2019

Huge crowds join protest sit-in against Sudan's military leaders Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over power to a civilian government....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls on troops to join him in uprising against Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions clashed at a protest outside a Caracas air base as the country hit a new crisis point....
07:16, 04/30/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terror...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry: witness Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over to a civilian government....
09:32, 05/02/2019

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the lead...
14:32, 04/28/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that kill...
18:48, 05/15/2019

‘I was cast as the exotic girl – then as the terrorist’s mother’: Madhur Jaffrey on acting, food and race First she was a movie star, then she taught the west to love Indian cookery. At 85, she looks back on two remarkable careersWinter is emptying the last of its sleet from the sky as Madhur Jaffrey opens the door to her home in upstate New York. The ho...
18:48, 05/06/2019

Trump pardons ex-Army lieutenant convicted of killing suspected Al Qaeda terrorist in 2009 President Trump has pardoned a former Army lieutenant who was convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner suspected of being a member of Al Qaeda....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar Designated Global Terrorist: LIVE Updates In a big diplomatic win for India, Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masoosd Azhar has been designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations today after China withdrew its objections. Masood Azhar's......
09:00, 05/01/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities. At the time, he and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use machine learning to focus on areas like facia...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Akamai beats, raises forecast on cybersecurity, content delivery demand Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue and profit on Tuesday, and raised its forecast for the full-year, as it sees more demand for its cybersecurity services and traditional business of helping speed up content de...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review: letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Mediaset to move pay-TV content to video streaming app after losing customers: source Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset plans to close its pay-TV channels and move their content to a video streaming service after losing 80 percent of its paying clients in six months, a source close to the matter said....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Facebook raises wages, improves conditions for contract content moderators Facebook announced that it'll bump the wages of contractors hired by vendors and provide new wellness tools and resources for content moderators.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said the “call to action” would include “specific expectations on governments and internet companies,” but not new regulations....
13:16, 04/28/2019

Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee join Neflix comedy, 'Coffee and Kareem' Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Terrence Little Gardenhigh and Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor have joined the ensemble for the Netflix comedy, "Coffee and Kareem."...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia's bid to join EU Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look to its most famous daughter, Mother Teresa, as a stimulus to build a common destiny....
05:16, 05/07/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says troops join him to oust Maduro; government says it is in control Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, calling on Venezuelans and the military to back him to end Maduro's "usurpation."...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Delhomme, Smith, Walls, Gross to join Panthers Hall of Honor The Panthers will induct quarterback Jake Delhomme, offensive tackle Jordan Gross, wide receiver Steve Smith and tight end Wesley Walls into the team's Hall of Honor as the team prepares to celebrate its 25th NFL season.     ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Omarosa Wants to Join Lawsuit Brought by Woman Who Says Trump Kissed Her Without Her Consent Omarosa Manigault Newman, who got bounced ignominiously from her nebulous role on #TeamTrump two years ago, wants to join a lawsuit filed by a lesser-known black Trump campaign staffer that alleges Donald Trump kissed her without asking and paid her ...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says troops join him for coup; government says it is firmly in control Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, calling on Venezuelans and the military to back him to end Maduro's "usurpation."...
05:16, 04/30/2019

Yellow vest protesters join unionists, environmentalists for May Day march in Paris French police have clashed with some protesters during the annual May Day rally in Paris organized by unions but joined by other groups. More than 7,400 officers were deployed onto the streets of the capital....
11:48, 05/01/2019

China's Liu is still set to join trade talks this week as US says tariffs will rise on Friday Tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods are set to increase to 25% on Friday, but the U.S. could reconsider the move if it sees progress in the talks....
16:16, 05/06/2019

Mark Noble: West Ham is buzzing but we need more hungry young players to join Sunday sees the final game of my 15th season in the first team at West Ham, I celebrated my 32nd birthday on Wednesday and I have to say I'm feeling brand new....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Appian and UiPath join forces to drive digital automation in the enterprise Appian and UiPath have announced a new technology alliance aimed at driving fast and high-impact digital automation for enterprises.The partnership between the two companies includes a no-code integration between Appian and UiPath which is now availa...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Trump's nominee for ICE director once said he can tell whether migrant children will join the gang MS-13 by looking into their eyes Associated Press/Cliff Owen President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency once said he could tell by looking in migrant children's eyes that they would be a "soon-to-be MS-13 gang member." Morgan made the comme...
13:16, 05/17/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
06:32, 05/14/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of 51 Muslims at mosque in the country in March, the...
20:32, 05/12/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to favor close friends and ‘worthwhile’ content Facebook’s biggest money-spinner is its News Feed, and the company has announced yet another key change to the algorithm. In a fresh announcement, the social network said that it’s leveraging new signals such as user surveys to prioritize posts from ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Democrat O'Rourke accuses Trump White House of dictating Fox News content U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke attacked the close ties between Republican President Donald Trump and Fox News on Sunday, saying the White House has "free rein, almost" over what is broadcast on the cable television network....
16:48, 04/28/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
12:00, 05/02/2019

James Wan and Lindsey Beer join Mark Millar's The Magic Order on Netflix With Netflix dropping its Marvel shows and fully committing to original content, the streaming service has had to turn somewhere else for a way to address the all-important comic book adaptation genre. It landed on Mark Millar, the guy behind Wanted,...
17:16, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to join crowded Democratic presidential field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged as a progressive standard-bearer in 2013 but has struggled amid middling approval ratings to build a national profile, will enter the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, according to a source close to t...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Omarosa requests to join lawsuit alleging women were underpaid by the Trump campaign A former campaign staffer who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct and pay discrimination filed a motion Monday asking for a judge to allow others, including Omarosa Manigault Newman, to join her lawsuit, filed in February....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Facebook to join Google, Amazon in developing voice-activated assistant technology Facebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com Inc's Alexa, Apple Inc's Siri and Alphabet Inc's Google Assistant....
05:48, 05/01/2019

Ferrari has an 'open invitation' to join electric motor racing, Formula E chief says The Italian luxury car brand is set to unleash its debut range of hybrid supercar models by the end of 2019, prompting speculation that it might decide to showcase its electric technology on the race track....
01:16, 05/09/2019

Wiggins, Chennaoui join Eurosport presentation team for Cycling's Grand Tours "The 2012 winner of the Tour de France, Sir Bradley Wiggins, joins the Eurosport team for all three Grand Tours this season whilst also continuing to work on his podcast, The Bradley Wiggins Show by Eurosport."...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Uber class action: taxi and hire-car drivers join lawsuit against company Uber defends service, saying governments across Australia have recognised the concept of ridesharingA class action filed on behalf of thousands of taxi and hire-car drivers against Uber alleges the global rideshare company operated illegally in Austr...
00:48, 05/03/2019

FX announces stacked cast to join Cate Blanchett for Mrs. America limited series As if the prospect of (deep breath) a limited series about the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment starring her royal highness Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly wasn’t exciting enough, FX has announced the full list of actors joining Blanchet...
10:00, 05/14/2019

‘Fortnite’ competitor ‘Apex Legends’ is losing steam, highlighting questions of content and crunch Epic Games is facing scrutiny following a report of the extreme hours of labor required to sustain content updates for "Fortnite." Meanwhile a lack of such content appears to be costing "Apex Legends" players, while Respawn Entertainment says it is p...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Sports stars join outpouring of support for Spurs fan with Down's Syndrome targeted by trolls Sports stars and football fans have condemned trolls who targeted a young Tottenham Hotspur fan with Down's Syndrome after her father shared a video of her dancing....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Uber, Google, IBM, and others join Urban Computing Foundation to create tools for ‘cities of tomorrow’ The Linux Foundation today announced the Urban Computing Foundation, a new industry-wide effort to create software to 'support the cities of tomorrow.'Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Cboe, IHS Markit and BlackRock Join Forces to Launch First U.S. Corporate Bond Index Futures CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced a collaboration with IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO) and BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), for Cboe to de...
06:16, 05/01/2019

'Mortal Kombat' and 'Super Mario Kart' join the Video Game Hall of Fame Sorry, Half-Life fans, you'll have to wait at least another year to see the classic FPS make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The National Museum of Play has announced this year's batch of inductees: Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kar...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Indonesian authorities arrest suspected members of ISIS-affiliated group, thwart planned terrorist attack: report Two suspected terrorists were killed and six others were detained during weekend raids in Indonesia aimed at thwarting a potential terror attack, according to a report....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
20:16, 05/13/2019

This List Of Decorative Placemats Is A Testament To Our Restraint At A Time When Literally Any ‘Game Of Thrones’ Content Whatsoever Would Go Viral The internet is obsessed with Game Of Thrones, and with the long-awaited series finale airing tonight, we could post pretty much anything at all about the show and get tens of millions of valuable page views. However, we are steadfastly committed to ...
10:32, 05/19/2019

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secre...
14:32, 05/01/2019

The top 9 companies with the most AR/VR job postings New data from job site Indeed shows that the share of job postings per million for augmented reality and virtual reality increased by 21.86% in 2018.Read More...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Notorious AOC, and Sen. (and Democratic presidential hopeful) Bernie Sanders are joining forces to take on America’s credit card problem, introducing legislation in the House and Senate to limit interest rates t...
21:32, 05/09/2019

London Bridge terrorist 'smiled as he stabbed French waiter to death' One of the London Bridge terrorists "looked evil" and was smiling as he stabbed to death a French waiter at the restaurant where he worked, the inquest has heard....
04:16, 05/16/2019

Why the Clock Is Running Out on Big Media Companies Live sports remain the sole reason legacy media companies haven’t lost many more customers than they already have, but that could change as tech companies enter the bidding war for sports broadcasting rights....
01:48, 04/29/2019

Big Companies Pay CEOs for Good Performance---and Bad Median pay for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies rose to $12.4 million— a post-recession record—even as performance fell to a new low, with a stock-market return of minus 5.8%....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Buffett Sees a Lot to Dislike in U.S. Companies Warren Buffett and his longtime partner, Charlie Munger, criticized overpaid board members who lack independence and committee meetings that waste time. They also assailed management incentives at Wells Fargo that contributed to scandals....
11:00, 05/07/2019

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
19:32, 05/10/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Taraji P. Henson, Busy Philipps, Jessica Alba & Olivia Wilde Join Gwyneth Paltrow's In Goop Health Summit Goop news, beauties! Gwyneth Paltrow's annual wellness summit, In Goop Health, is coming back to Los Angeles bigger and better than ever. The Goop founder and CEO is hosting a......
05:48, 05/02/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
00:16, 05/18/2019

Three major pharmaceutical companies just reported earnings — here's how they did Shares of pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Merck rose in premarket trading after reporting first-quarter financial results that beat Wall Street's expectations....
05:32, 04/30/2019

Companies who aren't investing in AI may risk falling behind A new study from LogMeIn, conducted by Forrester Consulting, has found that artificial intelligence widens the success gap between customer experience (CX) leaders and organizations that are falling behind.The study, Build Competitive Advantage Throu...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
03:48, 05/15/2019

3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports they include David Simon of Blown Deadline, Chr...
11:48, 05/10/2019

How Do-Gooder Companies Can Score Cheaper Loans Virtue can bring material rewards, as more companies are discovering when they reach out for a loan. Some banks have started to give borrowers discounts if they meet targets for doing good things, such as cutting pollution, reducing food waste or eve...
18:00, 05/05/2019

From H&M to Gucci, Fashion Companies Rethink Cashmere The mass production of cashmere, once a luxury good, is fueling ecological destruction that has fashion labels searching for new sources of the fiber—or giving it up altogether....
06:48, 05/13/2019

SEC Moves to Ease Audits for Smaller Companies The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 to advance a proposal that would exempt public companies with less than $100 million in annual revenue from regular outside audits, part of a broader effort to entice more companies to go public....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Companies Can Predict Climate Catastrophes for You—as a Service One startup in the growing climate services industry lets you pull up a map and design your own disaster, to help put a price on climate change's impacts....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
17:32, 05/15/2019

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Woodstock 50 promoter refuses to cancel the festival: 'We don't give up' The 2019 Woodstock festival will happen, its promoter said one day after its financial backer said the event was canceled.        ...
09:16, 05/01/2019

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
02:00, 05/14/2019

London Bridge terror attack inquest: Terrorist wiped knife on beard after killing eight people in 'chilling gesture' A terrorist washed his knife and wiped it on his beard in a "chilling gesture" after killing eight people at London Bridge and Borough Market, an inquest has heard....
09:00, 05/08/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published today, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) reveale...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concerns about personal data privacy abound. Of course, Facebook isn't the only company that's be...
00:48, 05/19/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they advertise in television ads....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of economic growth is fading....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Pharma Companies Will Soon Be Required to List Drug Prices in TV Ads TV ads for prescription drugs are already annoying as hell, but those drug ads are about to get even more absurd. The U.S. government will soon require pharmaceutical companies to display the price of medications during every commercial.Read more......
12:48, 05/08/2019

Companies Focused on North American Trade Welcome Deal U.S. companies that rely on doing business across borders in North America welcomed a potential return to more open trade after President Trump said he would remove tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico....
16:00, 05/17/2019

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Revealed: Companies named and shamed over late payments Rolls-Royce, Balfour Beatty and Persimmon are among 17 companies named and shamed after the government toughened guidelines designed to tackle the problem of late payments....
06:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers The United States has imposed sanctions on two shipping companies and two tankers involved in trade with Venezuela, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government has sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed Tuesday by federal prosecut...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Chrome will make it harder for companies to track you — except Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online. Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s also getting a lot more serious about privacy than you’d expect from a company that collects a treasure...
17:48, 05/07/2019

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
10:32, 05/10/2019

Nasdaq: The pipeline for Chinese companies listing in the US is 'stronger than it's ever been' "It seems like we will have over 40 IPOs from China, [which] are coming to the U.S. this year. So [2019] could be the strongest year ever," said Bob McCooey, chairman of Nasdaq Asia-Pacific....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And sometimes, that data gets sold or repurposed for my...
00:32, 05/17/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescription drugs. More than half of total industry profits ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

The 5 biggest mistakes companies make when implementing AI (VB Live) Bad AI isn't a tech problem, its a human problem. Learn about the 5 biggest mistakes companies make when they implement customer service tech.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Western Companies Get Tangled in China's Muslim Clampdown Kraft Heinz, Adidas and Gap are among the companies whose supply chains run through Xinjiang, where China is cracking down on its largely Muslim population. In one tactic, many residents must go through mandatory job-training programs that include po...
11:00, 05/16/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 slated to focus on replacing other companies’ apps Apple’s developer conference WWDC now less than a month away, and Bloomberg’s latest report spills beans on what to expect from the event. The company will reportedly bring a ton of changes with iOS 13, watchOS 6, and MacOS 10.15. Here are some of th...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Booker expresses caution about breaking up big companies like Facebook The senator from New Jersey insisted his comments were not meant as criticism of Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren, who has called for stricter regulations to help unravel some tech giants....
10:32, 05/12/2019

Companies Spent Tax-Break Bonanza on Owners, not Lenders A report from Moody’s shows that large companies used the recent tax break for share repurchases in the second half of the year while the paying down of debt declined....
12:00, 05/02/2019

SAP software flaw puts thousands of companies at risk Security researchers have discovered new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in SAP software which could leave up to 50,000 companies, that haven't properly protected their systems, at greater risk of being hacked.The German software giant SAP previ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
10:00, 05/14/2019

'Companies are seldom treated like this': how Huawei fought back To dispel US suspicions, Chinese telecom firm welcomed dozens of journalists into its labsA pillar box red electric train connects Paris, Verona and Grenada via Budapest’s Liberty Bridge and on to Heidelberg Castle in a 120-hectare fantasy business p...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Emma Thompson in talks to join Emma Stone's Cruella de Vil movie According to Variety, Emma Thompson is in talks to join Emma Stone in Disney’s live-action Cruella de Vil “origin story.” We don’t know who Thompson might be playing, as we don’t know many specifics about the plot, but the last thing we heard was tha...
21:32, 05/14/2019

The truth about Trump's China tariffs: Many major US companies don't think they're a big deal Stock markets around the world were caught by surprise when President Trump tweeted another tariff threat against China, but major corporations in the US recently surveyed by CNBC don't see an end to tariffs as a key issue in ending the trade wa...
05:32, 05/07/2019

How to stop climate change? Nationalise the oil companies | Owen Jones Extinction Rebellion got the ball rolling, but more radical action is now necessary if humanity is to surviveIf only the Daily Express was right. That is not a sentence I ever expected to type. “Extinction Rebellion protests have WORKED as MPs succum...
07:00, 05/01/2019

EXPLAINER-Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactly the way tariffs work....
13:48, 05/06/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers Up to 50,000 companies running SAP software are at greater risk of being hacked after security researchers found new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems that haven't been properly protected and published the tools to do so online....
08:48, 05/02/2019

Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property Exxon Mobil has sued two Cuban companies in a U.S. federal court under a newly revived provision that permits legal action against companies doing business on property that was confiscated by the Cuban government....
23:16, 05/03/2019

Winnipeg companies finding creative ways to use recycled material While plastic and wood products are difficult to recycle, they are finding a new life at Winnipeg businesses that re-purpose the materials diverted from the landfill....
05:16, 05/01/2019

One of the Galaxy Fold’s biggest problems is also an exciting innovation that other companies want Much to everyone’s surprise, Samsung decided to postpone the launch of the first foldable smartphone it has ever made. The company delayed the Galaxy Fold rollout after several reviewers discovered that the foldable screens of their test units ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Russia, Belarus, transport companies to hold talks on contaminated oil Officials from Russia, Belarus and several companies are set to hold talks on Tuesday in Bratislava to discuss what can be done to get Russian oil flowing via the Druzhba pipeline again after the contamination problems, Belarus state oil company said...
04:16, 05/14/2019

USAA tops list of America’s best car insurance companies USAA got the top ranking in Clearsurance's list of the best auto insurance companies. Factors included price, customer service and satisfaction.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major en...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactly the way tariffs work....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Dozens of States Sue 20 Drug Companies for Price Fixing and Obstruction Forty-four states, led by the Connecticut attorney general’s office, have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against 20 generic pharmaceutical manufacturers accusing the companies of conspiring to keep generic drug prices artificially high....
16:32, 05/11/2019

Washington State Passes a Public Option, But Insurance Companies Will Still Get Their Cut Washington state will become the first in the U.S. to offer a public option for health insurance to all its residents, according to ABC. The option, known as Cascade Care, will include tiered plans that will cover standard health services and are exp...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Why are taxpayers subsidising the oil and gas companies that jeopardise our future? | Clive Lewis Instead of hoping market forces solve the climate crisis, the government needs to stop giving tax breaks to pollutersLast October, the world’s most renowned climate scientists warned governments that humanity has just 12 years to prevent climate cata...
07:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. states sue Teva, 19 other drug companies in price-fixing complaint Forty-four U.S. states have filed a lawsuit accusing 20 drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of a sweeping scheme to inflate drug prices and stifle competition for more than 100 generic drugs, state prosecutors said on Saturday....
07:16, 05/11/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Attacks Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar industry....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Nurse who was stabbed while helping London Bridge victim asked terrorist: 'What's wrong with you?' A nurse who was stabbed as she tried to save a man during the London Bridge terror attack said she looked into the eyes of one of the "evil" extremists and asked him: "What's wrong with you?"...
06:32, 05/16/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
04:48, 05/11/2019

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Companies in Cuba Face Legal Risks as U.S. Changes Stance on Seized Property The Trump administration’s decision to implement a long-suspended provision of a 23-year-old federal law is expected to pose legal quandaries for companies operating in Cuba....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
10:16, 04/28/2019

U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in Washington this week will yield a deal that might stave off higher U.S. tariffs on imports from China...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Georgia’s new abortion law spurs boycott by multiple film production companies Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. The law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, on Tuesday, bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, wh...
11:48, 05/10/2019

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
07:16, 05/17/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday....
07:16, 05/07/2019

'Poison pills': Pentagon tells EU not to block U.S. companies from defense pact A new European Union military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the bloc, hinting at possible retaliation....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Fast Food Companies Are Getting Into Fake Meat, and the Results Are Actually Pretty Good In the future, we were promised flying cars and fake meat. While the flying car part hasn’t panned out, fake meat appears poised to make inroads in Americans’ lives, particularly through fast foods. And in the process, it could end up being a big dea...
12:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short-term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Chrome browser will make it harder for companies to track you online – unless they’re Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s also getting a lot more serious about privacy than you’d expect from a company that collects...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Geraldo Rivera to pharmaceutical companies: ‘They’re drug pushers in white coats’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Trump administration will make drug companies post prices in commercials The Trump administration will require prescription drug companies to post prices in TV commercials, a move that is expected to trigger lawsuits over free speech....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Phone Companies Say They've (Mostly) Stopped Selling Your Location Data to Shady Middlemen In a series of letters published by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Thursday, representatives of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all said they had ceased or significantly curtailed the sale of their customers’ location data to compani...
14:00, 05/16/2019

New Research Confirms That Ride-Hailing Companies Are Causing a Ton of Traffic Congestion A study published today in Science Advances comparing pre- and post-rideshare boom traffic in San Fransisco found that the presence of Uber, Lyft, and similar companies has been an overall detriment for people who like getting where they’re going qui...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Here's how the Supreme Court's App Store decision could affect companies like Amazon and Google The dispute concerned whether iPhone users are entitled to bring a suit challenging Apple's alleged monopolistic behavior with its App Store, or if only app makers could do so....
14:00, 05/13/2019

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

InCountry launches with $7 million to help multinational companies store customer data locally InCountry, which touts itself as a "data-as-a-residency-service," has launched today with $7 million to help companies meet local data sovereignty needs.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
04:32, 05/14/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Top Antivirus Companies Hacked by a 'Credible Threat' Demanding a Measly $300 Grand, Security Firm Says A hacking group, said to run in both English- and Russian-speaking circles online, have offered to sell internal documents and code allegedly stolen from the servers of three major anti-virus companies.Read more......
16:32, 05/09/2019

Cannabis kombucha, gluten-free edibles: weed companies jump on wellness trends Companies are adding cannabis to smoothies or pairing it with herbal supplements to target a new class of consumersWhen really good weed is widely available, how does a business convince customers to buy theirs? The answer is branding, and for many c...
00:32, 05/13/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abortion law, which is now among the most restrictive in the nation....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the feeling we need to reframe the conversation on ac...
16:32, 05/16/2019

The best tech for improving your photography Motorized gimbals are a big part of filmmaking these days, as they can smooth out dramatic camera movements or, if you're less adventurous, just help you capture clean footage while you're walking. Our top pick is the Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3 LA...
00:48, 05/11/2019

The way we eat is killing the planet — here’s how tech can help As someone who gets way too excited about delicious food, it really pains me to admit that our modern diets are the largest cause of climate change and biodiversity loss in existence. While it’s usually easier to be blissfully ignorant, yesterday at ...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Want a blockchain job in big tech? This course might help you land one What do Facebook, Visa, Shell, IBM, and EY have in common (other than being stupid rich)? They’re all hiring blockchain talent. Indeed, blockchain jobs are popping up all over the place these days. If you ever thought about learning the ins and outs ...
10:16, 05/02/2019

With New Tech, Treadmills Are Getting Trendy From on-demand and group workouts to virtual running worlds with simulated courses, companies have given the most boring cardio machine a much-needed makeover....
06:32, 05/13/2019

When It Comes to Workplace Tech, Employees Know Best Paperwork, data entry and other repetitive tasks are common work complaints. But for corporate technology teams looking to deploy chatbots, virtual assistants or robots, identifying these tasks—and matching them with effective technology—can be a cha...
20:00, 05/09/2019

40 Big Tech Predictions for 2019 Digital transformation has arrived. Not a single industry is safe from the unstoppable wave of digitization that is sweeping through finance, retail, transportation, and more. And in 2019, there will be even more transformative developments that wil...
18:48, 05/05/2019

What's the story behind Apple's logo, and those of Amazon, Starbucks and other companies? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed some of the most recognizable logos of the country’s largest companies including Amazon.com, Apple and Starbucks.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

What do tech giants know about you? A new tool shows you just how much We rely on social media and smartphone apps, from dating and connecting to online shopping and browsing the web. We constantly give out private data online -- but what exactly do we share with these platforms?...
08:16, 05/08/2019

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Tech We’re Using: From Bubble Memory to Hot Spots and a Fly Rod David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent, recounts his gear from the computers in use when he joined The Times in 1982 to his overloaded backpack now....
12:16, 04/28/2019

DeClutter your EClutter: Cleaning up your tech Incorporate tech material into your spring cleaning. Here are environmentally safe ways to declutter that.        ...
15:16, 04/30/2019

The best tech-focused Mother's Day gifts Here's a roundup of great tech gifts for Mother's Day this year. There's everything from insulated Game of Thrones wine tumblers to true wireless earbuds and a stylish Kate Spade smartwatch....
14:16, 05/03/2019

Tech Tips: Mother’s Day Gifts Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Don’t worry, Quincey Hobbs has the best tech gifts that moms will love. Watch the video below....
00:48, 05/11/2019

A Useful Perspective on Tech-Stock Boom Call it a "boom" within a boom: the love of technology sector wrapped within an extreme optimism toward the broad stock market. This chart -- which includes eye-opening sentiment figures -- helps to tell the story....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Europe Is Reining In Tech Giants. But Some Say It’s Going Too Far. Bids to block harmful and violent content online in Europe are drawing criticism for limiting free expression and undercutting the ideals of an open web....
00:48, 05/06/2019

Tech CEOs' Biohacks, Rated It seems every few weeks there’s a new interview about how a tech bro spends their morning. We totally get wanting to mine the habits of successful people for life hacks—you’re looking at the home of How I Work, after all. But how effective are these...
17:32, 05/15/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Equity Stake in Eris Exchange Holdings and Companies Announce Strategic Product Partnership CHICAGO, May 23, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Eris Exchange, LLC announced today that CBOE Holdings has made a minority equity investment in its parent, Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC. Eris is a U.S.- based futures exchange group offering...
13:32, 05/01/2019

YouTube tech reviewers are bigger than ever, but who does that benefit? As tech YouTube continues to grow, and the traditional media shrinks in relative size and influence, it will be up to the next generation of YouTube reviewers to place the same value on editorial independence....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Holographic tech could be key to future quantum computers A breakthrough in studying light might just be the ticket to the future of quantum computing. Researchers at EPFL have found a way to determine how light behaves beyond the limitations of wavelengths, opening the door to encoding quantum data in a s...
11:32, 05/05/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Tech Giants Rethink the Businesses That Made Them Big Google, Facebook and other tech giants have long tinkered with ways to grow outside the core businesses they dominate. Now those efforts are becoming urgent....
10:00, 05/05/2019

Tech to Trump: Stay tough on China For decades, Chinese policies have posed significant challenges to the tech sector. Laws and regulations have failed to deliver fair treatment, and have limited access to China’s markets for American and other non-Chinese companies....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Can we trust Ireland to enforce GDPR on big tech? GDPR is complicated business; even people like me who try to keep up with all its developments struggle to understand this mammoth set of European regulations and its effects. I believe one of the main reasons for that is we’ve yet to see a proper GD...
04:16, 04/30/2019

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
12:16, 04/28/2019

The Tech My Toddler Will Never Know: Six Gadgets Headed for the Graveyard By 2030, charging cables, cameras and big-screen smartphones may find themselves next to record players and VCRs in the museum of old technology—or at least that’s what our columnist and other experts predict....
10:16, 05/14/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
01:00, 05/03/2019

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are inching closer with each day that ticks by. There's always a massive list of sales to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get r...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a miracle....
09:00, 05/14/2019

5 Stupid Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Old Tech In these gadget-filled times, it’s likely that you’re going to have to shift some of your used tech every now and again, either to make room for an upgrade or to fund a different purchase. There’s a range of options on how to do this, but whether you...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Why Elliott's Latest Target is a Tech Giant SAP, the technology giant whose software helps companies become more efficient, itself wants to become more efficient. Investors can be comforted by the watchful eye of an activist in their ranks....
08:32, 05/02/2019

James Ruppert: buy low-tech premium motors while you can A 2005 Mercedes CLS is big, fast and relatively tech-free With new laws soon to limit driving freedom, uncomplicated cars are set to become valuable currency Zero-technology cars. Following the news that in 2022 all cars will effectively be robots...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what’s hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are....
12:16, 04/28/2019

San Francisco Weighs 'IPO Tax' to Spread Tech Wealth The city’s leaders are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disparity....
06:48, 05/10/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
08:48, 05/15/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro, Pixel 3a, Nokia 4.2, and More Tech News This Week OnePlus released a number of new OnePlus 7 Pro teaser this week, Google I/O 2019 saw Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL announcements, and Xiaomi started teasing a launch of a new phone in India....
20:48, 05/11/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China's state control and U.S. laissez-faire....
10:32, 05/16/2019

The most compelling tech tools to assist the visually impaired In our ongoing series, High Contrast, we’re looking at how assistive technology can help people with disabilities overcome challenges in their lives, and the pioneers innovating in solutions to make everyday tools more accessible. Technology is incre...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Nissan spurns lidar tech, siding with Musk Nissan unveiled updated self-driving technology a month after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called lidar "a fool's errand," berating the technology for being expensive and unnecessary....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Bentley to focus on plug-in hybrid tech, but first EV due ‘before 2025’ News 15 May, 2019 Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark says plug-in hybrid power has a big role to play in Brit brand’s electrification strategy...
15:32, 05/15/2019

The Morning After: Reviewing Mercedes' tech-filled A220 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The weekend is a perfect time to catch up on everything announced during Microsoft's Build 2019 conference and Google's I/O event. Of course, the news wasn't all Android Q and Windows 10 -- check ...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Video: The winners and losers from F1's Spanish GP tech updates The Spanish Grand Prix is usually accompanied by Formula 1's band of teams bringing their first large upgrade packages of the season, and the 2019 edition was no exception...
06:16, 05/16/2019

SEC approves a stock exchange built for tech startups For tech companies, going public is often fraught with pressure -- they're suddenly expected to deliver positive news every quarter, and they might push innovation to the wayside in the quest to become proftiable. They should soon have a better...
13:16, 05/12/2019

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselves to read, write and do simple arithmetic. The incentive was $10 million for the winner. ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Bentley to focus on plug-in hybrid tech, but first EV due ‘before 2030’ News 15 May, 2019 Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark says plug-in hybrid power has a big role to play in Brit brand’s electrification strategy...
04:16, 05/15/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Deep Tech startups: Next wave of global disruptors? Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, biotech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds....
21:00, 05/14/2019

This week in tech history: Google Assistant is born At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
10:48, 05/18/2019

The parents of Engadget on the big (and often gimmicky) world of baby tech Here at Engadget, we don't do Mother's Day gift guides. Nor Father's Day either. But as the site has grown up over the past 15 years, so has our staff. Whereas we used to just have one or two token parents on the team, we now have arou...
12:16, 05/09/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Waffle House, Morpheus and the awakening of Georgia Tech Geoff Collins is determined to use the fertile recruiting ground of Atlanta to bring Georgia Tech back. And he's going to have a lot of fun doing it....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
18:16, 05/09/2019

Deep Tech startups: the next wave of global disruptors? Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, biotech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
08:16, 05/15/2019

Tech Executive Charts Old and New Path to Vice Presidency San Francisco tech executive David Blake is running for vice president and wants to spark a change by bringing back the days of electing the veep by popular vote....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Why an artist turned tech bosses into mythological figures Sebastian Errazuriz has funneled his fears over the increase in technological power into a series of audacious 3D -printed sculpturesIt was 2016 when Sebastian Errazuriz first felt the fear. He was walking to the subway in Brooklyn when a chilling th...
09:32, 05/07/2019

Williams F1 team won't chase new tech signing for its recovery The Williams Formula 1 team does not plan to recruit new senior techical personnel from elsewhere, and will instead focus on getting the best of its existing staff...
08:48, 05/11/2019

How smart tech is giving ageing prisoners a lifeline The prison where sensors and wristbands are saving lives, cutting hospital visits and reducing costsJim Lees woke up late one night needing to use the toilet. As he sat up in bed, he felt dizzy, then blacked out and fell to the floor.He remembers: “E...
05:10, 05/01/2019

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your tech before Earth Month is over Since e-waste is the world's fastest-growing trash stream and April is Earth Month, there’s a renewed responsibility to declutter your e-clutter.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Tech-Savvy Critics Aim to Upgrade the Tampon Dispenser Public-bathroom dispensers of tampons and other feminine-hygiene supplies are way behind in modern features like electronic payments and real-time inventory, and some critics blame the lack of women in tech....
08:48, 05/02/2019