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Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site. The U.S. social network’s announcement Wednesday comes as governments put more press...

Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content

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Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove...
11:16, 08/02/2019

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
12:16, 08/12/2019

Facebook opens 'war room' to fight meddling in EU election Facebook is now using "war room" to fight election interference for most of Europe. The social network has debuted a 40-person team devoted to tracking and fighting misinformation campaigns ahead of the European Union election on May 20th. The tea...
15:48, 05/05/2019

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

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
00:16, 06/14/2019

'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

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering center Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to detect and remove malicious content, fake accounts and harmful behavior, it said on Wednesday....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering centre Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to detect and remove malicious content, fake accounts and harmful behaviour, it said on Wednesday....
02:16, 06/12/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and social engineering to get there. And graphs -- personal...
08:32, 05/16/2019

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

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
15:16, 07/03/2019

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Content Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it out....
22:32, 06/30/2019

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 contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers after reports of stressful conditions at the social network's sites global...
10:48, 08/19/2019

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

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
12:32, 08/15/2019

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

The Great Failure of Facebook’s AI Content Moderation System When 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark posted a series of graphic images on Sunday of the slain corpse of 17-year-old Bianca Devins to Instagram and Discord, users immediately began spreading the gory pictures online, often alongside brutal, misogynis...
10:48, 07/19/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
02:16, 06/18/2019

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

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
21:16, 07/01/2019

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

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
14:48, 07/01/2019

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

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year....
19:16, 08/08/2019

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
08:32, 06/27/2019

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

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

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The c...
22:32, 08/14/2019

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
06:32, 07/24/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
03:16, 05/24/2019

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

Facebook's new content oversight board can overrule Mark Zuckerberg Facebook has unveiled the finished charter for its content oversight board, and it's evident that the social site wants to give the board at least some meaningful independence. The new rules will let users appeal content decisions directly to t...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Facebook will train its content-removal AI with police camera footage Facebook will use footage from police body cameras to train its automatic detection systems to spot and remove footage of mass shootings. The company announced Tuesday that it will partner with law enforcement in the US and UK to obtain footage from....
16:48, 09/17/2019

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...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material o...
22:16, 08/08/2019

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

Genpact Hikes Salaries Of India Content Team Working For Facebook As of February, Genpact employed more than 1,600 employees in its Facebook teams in Hyderabad, more than 10 per cent of the 15,000 the social network said were working on content moderation worldwide....
18:00, 08/20/2019

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

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

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Pressured to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share information from their sessions, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
12:00, 08/18/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Forced to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share their confidential information, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
21:00, 08/17/2019

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

Consumers Could Be Hit as New Front Opens in U.S.-China Trade Fight Higher tariffs on Chinese products set to go into force Friday would apply 25% levies on more than $40 billion worth of items bought by consumers—clothing, furniture and other things found on the shelves at Target, Walmart and other retailers....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Julianna Margulies opens up about refusing to take a pay cut to show up for The Good Fight Although it lacks the big, flashy spaceship battles that mark the success of that other CBS All Access draw, streaming legal drama The Good Fight has quietly amassed a passionate following for itself, drawn in both by its pulled-from-the-horrible-scr...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI tech...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Suggestions.Read More...
02:16, 09/04/2019

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over discounted products and wait hours to pay for their purchases. The American retail giant had to suspe...
19:32, 08/27/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their...
02:32, 07/19/2019

Facebook teams up with Microsoft and MIT to fight deepfakes With deepfakes expected to pose a major challenge in the upcoming 2020 election and beyond, Facebook detailed one way in which it plans to take on the problem. As part of a new partnership that involves, among others, Microsoft, MIT and the Universit...
22:48, 09/05/2019

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which explicitly uses the phrases "white nationalism" or "wh...
21:48, 07/02/2019

Facebook Releases Maps to Help Fight Disease Outbreak Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook debuts new notifications to fight vaccine misinformation Following on the heels of Pinterest, Facebook is launching a new initiative aimed at combating anti-vaccine misinformation. Moving forward, whenever Facebook users search for vaccine-related content, including through groups and hashtags, the social....
19:16, 09/04/2019

Facebook will fight misinformation linked to the 2020 US census Facebook isn't just limiting its anti-interference efforts to elections. The social network has published a second updated on its civil rights audit, and with it news that the company plans to treat the 2020 US census as if it were a vote. It ...
19:00, 06/30/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content....
09:01, 09/10/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
21:32, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
14:16, 08/19/2019

Revenge of the nerds: Facebook is developing human-level AI to fight bullying Facebook might be taking its bullying problem a lot more seriously than you think. Rather than hire more humans to flag troubling content, it plans on developing AI with human level intelligence to do the job. An official company blog post today, on ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook Fact Checker Says It Must Share More Data to Fight Fake News Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners on Tuesday said the company needed to share more data with fact-checkers to better curb misinformation....
04:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook fact-checker says company must share more data to fight misinformation One of Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners on Tuesday said the company needed to share more data with fact-checkers to better curb misinformation....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Facebook open-sources image and video algorithms it uses to fight abuse Facebook open-sourced algorithms it uses to spot identical and nearly identical photos and videos, which it uses to fight abuse on its platform.Read More...
15:16, 08/01/2019

Facebook open-sources APIs to help fight child exploitation and terrorist propaganda Facebook today announced it’s open-sourcing two technologies that help it curb the spread of problematic content like child exploitation, terrorist propaganda, or graphic violence online. These technologies aid the social network in detecting identic...
09:16, 08/02/2019

A Day in the Life of our former Engineering Interns This year we recruited three new interns from the Flatiron School in New York: Linh Huynh, Devon Darrow, and Sarah Pai. Over the past several months, the three have been fully integrated into our Story Engagement, Story Membership, and Story Commerce...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Best laptops for engineering students in 2019 As an engineering student in 2019, you’re going to need one of the best laptops for engineering students that’s both powerful to handle all of your coursework and flexible enough to handle some entertainment in your downtime. Most impor...
17:33, 08/18/2019

I'm Baffled By an Old Automotive Engineering Mystery and I Need Some Help I hope you’re ready to dive into some really timely content, getting to the bottom of an automotive design decision that hasn’t really been seen since, oh, 1930. But it’s one I’ve always been drawn to, and yet one I’m not sure I understand. It’s a de...
10:48, 05/18/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee. Learn more here....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Org...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe to drink and may actually protect against a numbe...
16:32, 05/28/2019

Zalando’s Director of Engineering on AI and the future of fashion Last week’s TNW Conference featured an amazing lineup of speakers, all sharing their unique knowledge and insights into the future of tech. A prominent theme this year was machine learning and artificial intelligence — namely, how industries can harn...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Pininfarina teams up with engineering giants for new EV platform Pininfarina Luxury EV maker joins forces with Bosch and Benteler to develop chassis – and could make it available to other car firms Automobili Pininfarina will team up with engineering giant Bosch and leading automotive technology firm Benteler t...
10:32, 09/09/2019

Under wraps: Britain's most secretive engineering firm RML’s motorsport roots have been swapped for bespoke projects that it’s not allowed to shout about. We peek behind the curtain f you only read headlines, you could believe UK Automotive Manufacturing Plc’s entire business (still healthy despite the...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Ian Callum launches a new design and engineering brand News 17 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s former chief of design has launched his own styling house, with plans to release his first project this September...
02:32, 07/17/2019

Here's A Detailed Look At The 2020 Corvette C8's Impressive Engineering The 2020 Corvette C8 is here, and by now you’ve probably seen exterior and interior photos, and read about all the performance figures. That’s great, but what you really want is to learn about the hardware, so here’s what I got from an interview with...
20:32, 07/19/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband b...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also weighs in on the Chinese property market....
02:32, 09/17/2019

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering the ocean...
04:32, 08/16/2019

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Mystery Mercedes-Benz engineering testbed spotted Mercedes is thought to be developing synthetic fuels with Bosch, which could explain this prototype Mercedes-Benz appears to be testing a prototype powered by synthetic fuel, with new spy shots showing a mystery engineering rig.  The mystery E-Clas...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Boeing's Board to Weigh Engineering, Safety Changes After MAX Crashes Boeing’s board is expected to consider revamping the aerospace giant’s engineering department as among the first tangible internal changes following two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX airliner....
06:17, 09/16/2019

University of Chicago to create molecular engineering school CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago says it will be the first U.S. university to create a school of molecular engineering, thanks to a $100 million donation. The university announced Tuesday that the new school will be known as the Pritzker Scho...
10:32, 05/28/2019

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company has developed since it tested the world's first f...
21:00, 07/18/2019

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same se...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Uber cuts 435 jobs in its product and engineering teams Uber is still bleeding cash, and that's unfortunately contributing to job cuts. The ridesharing firm has laid off 435 employees in its product and engineering groups, or about 8 percent of the two divisions. The company isn't shy about th...
21:32, 09/10/2019

The Mitsubishi Minica Toppo Is A 9,000 RPM Van From Japan's Over-Engineering Peak In 1991, Bugatti debuted the EB110, meant to be as high-tech a car as possible. It had a daring five valves per cylinder. In 1994, Ferrari followed suit with the 40-valve V8 355, then its own 60-valve V12 F50 a year later. But they were both beaten t...
10:48, 08/08/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY’-rih-fohs) after sc...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
07:16, 08/07/2019

Canada will ban 'harmful' single-use plastics as early as 2021 Justin Trudeau said his government is drawing inspiration from EU in planning ban on water bottles, plastic bags and strawsCanada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, Justin Trudeau said on Monday.The prime minister said the specific items ...
09:32, 06/10/2019

APNewsBreak: California to outlaw pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES (AP) — California plans to ban a widely used pesticide shown to harm the brains of babies. The state Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it was taking the action to ban chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY’-rih-fohs) after it was deeme...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
05:00, 06/11/2019

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
14:48, 08/06/2019

Stripe’s remote engineering hub shows how distributed workforces can thrive Payments giant Stripe announced that it is adding a fifth engineering hub to its repertoire. But unlike its existing bases, it will be entirely remote.Read More...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Teenage Engineering ships its delayed modular synth and keyboard Teenage Engineering announced it was adding modular options to its Pocket Operator line back in January. A month later, the company cited manufacturing issues when it cancelled pre-orders for the 170 analog synth and the 16 keyboard designed to be us...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Former Jaguar engineering chief Norman Dewis dies aged 98 Legendary test engineer was responsible for the handling of Jaguar's most iconic cars, from the D-Type to the XJ6 Norman Dewis OBE has died at the age of 98. As Jaguar’s chief test driver from 1952-85 he developed for use on road and track cars that...
04:32, 06/09/2019

Williams F1 team-owner plots engineering stake sale The owner of the Williams Formula One (F1) team is exploring the sale of a stake in its engineering arm in a deal that could raise tens of millions of pounds for the famous racing outfit....
17:32, 08/31/2019

Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering, technical support for V-22 Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force....
08:48, 05/17/2019

An Extremely Detailed Look At The Porsche Taycan's Engineering Designed To Take On Tesla Porsche’s first fully electric car is here, and depending on who you ask, it could be the most serious competition the Tesla Model S has faced yet. It’s called the Porsche Taycan, and it is an all-electric sport sedan promising up to 750 horsepower, ...
15:16, 09/06/2019

Promoted: The engineering students helping to create a 2019 Formula 1 car Winners of the INFINITI Engineering Academy have begun their real-world Formula 1 experience by helping design and build this year's Renault R.S.19. car...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lo...
09:32, 06/24/2019

Teenage Engineering's 'rumble' module puts haptic bass in the OP-Z When I reviewed the OP-Z from Teenage Engineering, I was most curious about the expansion port. The diminutive portable synth and sequencer already packed a lot of musical power into a small box. The fact it could be further expanded was exciting. To...
08:00, 09/12/2019

Harmful hospital bacteria evolved 'in response to modern diets' New research shows how and why one of the most dangerous species of hospital bacteria has evolved and warns that it continues to adapt to modern factors....
07:00, 08/14/2019

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “e...
15:16, 06/02/2019

The ins and outs of Dark Mode: A harmful fad or a beneficial software feature For the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the venerable "dark mode", or "night mode" if you will. iOS and Android are both slated to receive system-...
01:00, 07/01/2019

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’s no better than Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube when it comes to social media censorship....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
15:16, 06/02/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infants...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Sun reported Thursday that researchers collected 118 samples of romaine lettuce from faci...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong govt: Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions Hong Kong’s government reiterated violence isn’t the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing tear gas and water cannons after demonstrators lobbed Molotov cocktails, blocked traffic and set fires...
19:48, 09/15/2019

Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas' Three-quarters of areas tested show contamination, European Environment Agency saysHeavy metals and a cocktail of dangerous chemicals continue to poison Europe’s seas, with more than three-quarters of areas assessed showing contamination, according t...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Teenage Engineering reveals pocket-sized 'Rick and Morty' synth From launching a record label to helping Panic with its crank-operated handheld game system, Teenage Engineering has had a busy spring. The company has at least one more project in the works. It's teaming up with Rick and Morty co-producer Justi...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Mitsubishi weighs new Canadian engineering design center in Montreal -source Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, is weighing the creation of a new engineering design center in Montreal, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move fueled by the company's planned acquisition of Bombardier's CRJ regional jet business....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Mitsubishi weighs new Canadian engineering design center in Montreal: source Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, is weighing the creation of a new engineering design center in Montreal, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move fueled by the company's planned acquisition of Bombardier's CRJ regional jet business....
14:32, 06/27/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Specialized Engineering, Evaluation, Test Services NASA has awarded the NASA-wide Specialized Engineering, Evaluation and Test Services (NSEETS) contract to the Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California, to provide on- and off-site project management, independent multidisciplinary engineering s...
13:48, 08/19/2019

Engineering managers, DevOps specialists top earners among developers, survey shows Latest Stack Overflow survey of almost 90,000 developers finds momentum for DevOps and data science-related jobs. Overall developer job satisfaction is lukewarm at best....
14:16, 05/28/2019

Missing Coffee Day Owner Sold Stake In IT Firm To Engineering Giant L&T VG Siddhartha, the founder of the popular chain Cafe Coffee Day who has been missing since Monday, had recently sold his stake in IT firm Mindtree to engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T)....
04:48, 07/30/2019

Virginia Beach Shooter Resigned from His Engineering Job Before Rampage Despite Good Standing DeWayne Craddock, the 40-year-old engineer who officials say murdered 12 people at the government building where he worked in Virginia Beach, Va., submitted a formal letter of regulation from his post as an engineer for the city, according to the Was...
01:16, 06/03/2019

NASA Awards Contract Modification for Research, Development, Engineering Support NASA has awarded a contract modification to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, to maintain APL's capabilities to execute robotic space missions for the agency through the full mission life cycle, from missi...
14:16, 09/03/2019

The 2002 Mazda Millenia S Is a Ghost from Japan's Bubble Era of Wild Over-Engineering All Mazda Millenias have had a strange life, this one in particular. A decontented, almost but not quite-Bubble Era car sold on a friends and family discount to a Ford family sick of the Blue Oval. It’s a car meant for a stillborn company, with no fu...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Teenage Engineering started a record label for songs made with its synths Teenage Engineering is well-known for doing things its own way. The Stockholm-based synth company's latest project isn't another compact instrument, it's a record label. Teenage Engineering Records will release songs that adhere to onl...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
05:00, 06/16/2019

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an alarming report Friday. Environmental officials are now warning folks to avoid Lake Hopatcong’s to...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
16:48, 05/20/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientist...
12:00, 05/08/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
16:32, 06/05/2019

California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children LOS ANGELES (AP) — California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children ....
11:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Swedish engineering group Atlas Copco calms demand jitters Swedish industrial group Atlas Copco on Monday forecast only a slight drop in demand in the third quarter after a rise in second-quarter orders allayed some investor fears of a sharp slowdown....
05:32, 07/15/2019

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm Chiyoda: Nikkei Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp and MUFG Bank plan to rescue plant engineering company Chiyoda Corp with a $1.4 billion lifeline, betting on a turnaround fueled by greater LNG demand, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday....
21:32, 05/05/2019

Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
14:48, 05/02/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study (Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
14:16, 09/17/2019

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo that it said allegedly contained "harmful"......
06:00, 05/28/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disparities in his state...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researcher...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Global engineering firm Aurecon cuts ties with Adani amid pressure from activists Investor action group says Carmichael coalmine project makes Indian giant ‘brand kryptonite’The global engineering and consultancy firm Aurecon has severed a longstanding business relationship with the Adani Group, amid ongoing efforts by anti-coal a...
05:32, 08/21/2019

Videos allegedly show UFC's BJ Penn in bar fight, getting knocked out in street fight Videos obtained by TMZ appear to show UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn in fights outside the Lava Shack bar and also in the street in Hawaii.       ...
17:00, 08/28/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
22:32, 06/01/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual confession, a visit from police and gunfire....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
17:48, 07/30/2019

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the long-term interest of the United States."...
12:16, 08/02/2019

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
22:48, 08/08/2019

London Victoria station disruption: Commuters told to avoid using mainline station after engineering train derails Commuters are facing transport chaos after a night-time engineering train derailed just outside of London Victoria, disrupting services to and from the mainline station....
01:16, 07/09/2019

FDA blasts Juul for illegally marketing e-cigarettes as less harmful than regular cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
19:00, 09/09/2019

Bank Holiday getaway: Rail passengers told 'not travel' due to engineering work at King's Cross Train operator London North Eastern Railway (LNER) issued a "do not travel" warning for the route between London and Scotland via York on Saturday and Sunday....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Thank You for the Content Slop, HBO In a finale that can best be described as going out with a muffled sigh, Game of Thrones heaved its way across the finish line last night. And it ended with a handful of twists that everyone hated! Let’s mount this dragon, shall we?...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
17:00, 09/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
17:48, 09/05/2019

Gundy content in Stillwater: 'This is what I am' Mike Gundy, entering his 15th season as Oklahoma State's head coach, said he'd love to continue coaching at his alma mater for as long as it will have him....
16:32, 08/13/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
19:01, 06/27/2019

Fox Corp. Will Pursue More Content, Chief Says Fox Corp. will continue to look for acquisitions to boost its content holdings and forge closer ties to its audience, Chief Executive Lachlan Murdoch said....
17:48, 08/07/2019

This might just be the best content-creation laptop ever made Since it first launched in 2016, GIGABYTE’s AERO line has offered some of the most versatile laptops on the planet. This family of all-rounders combine light and portable designs with long battery life and powerful internals, with specs that a...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Best content marketing tools of 2019 Marketing is at heart about communications, but communications requires a message, or content, that you can reach out to consumers with.In the old days this could be as simple as a slogan on a poster, but these days with the profusion of digital medi...
20:00, 07/04/2019

MAD Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content Starting with issue No. 10, which goes on sale in October, the humor magazine will be available only in comic-book stores and will also be mailed directly to subscribers....
03:32, 07/05/2019

HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi We're still some way away from getting compact VR headsets that tap into cloud VR services via 5G, but for now, HTC has cooked up something that will let standalone 6DoF kits take advantage of a PC's processing power. In early Q4 this year,...
20:48, 08/03/2019

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

NRA to stop producing new content for NRATV The National Rifle Association will no longer produce new material for NRATV — a move that coincides with the end of their business ties with long-term advertising firm Ackerman McQueen, according to a report. The development, reported by the N...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Crack the code behind creating engaging content with this $11 course Have you ever heard of a marketing funnel? While it serves a different principle than the funnels you have in your kitchen or garage, its purpose is basically the same. It’s all about the simple steps can turn a complete stranger into a valued custom...
07:16, 06/13/2019

These days, Apple is content to follow trends, not set them Watching this week's Apple event gave me a sense of deja vu. With every new feature the iPhone maker announced, I felt like shouting something along the lines of, "The Simpsons already did it!" It felt as if everything Apple was doing was a riff...
18:16, 09/11/2019

Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online since the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. But the limits to its approach have become clear....
03:48, 09/11/2019

YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform to hate speech and harassment....
11:32, 06/05/2019

The cord cutting conundrum: What consumers won’t pay for content You’ll subscribe to seven or eight different services, you’ll pay over a hundred bucks a month when you’d budgeted twenty, and you’ll like it. That prediction has never been right....
06:16, 08/01/2019

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to b...
21:00, 06/30/2019

How should big tech police content while avoiding bias? "There's a thin line between disgusting and offensive speech, and political speech you just don't like," said professor Jerry Ellig.       ...
10:00, 08/28/2019

NFL Signs Content and Advertising Deal With Reddit The National Football League is adding Reddit Inc. to its roster of digital marketing channels as its new season begins, hosting a series of “Ask Me Anything” discussions on the platform as part of a broader content and advertising deal....
15:48, 09/05/2019

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

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Disney+ will not make R-rated content available to subscribers In a time where it’s easy to get overwhelmed, if not numb, to the growing selection of streaming options, the fact that Disney+ has engendered a lot of excitement speaks volumes. While it remains to be seen how many people actually end up subsc...
17:32, 08/27/2019

Time magazine to put sponsored content on cover Time magazine is running a sponsored cover on the issue dated July 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, marking a rare commercial intrusion onto a cover of the venerable magazine. In small type, the cover carries ...
01:16, 07/19/2019

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Roku just unveiled a $180 soundbar that can stream content to your TV Roku’s hardware portfolio just got a little larger, thanks to the unveiling Wednesday of the company’s new Smart Soundbar that functions as both a TV speaker as well as a Roku media player that can serve up a ton of content without the ne...
18:48, 09/04/2019

How to Set YouTube Kids' New Content Filter for Preschoolers YouTube Kids is breaking its content filters apart again as part of on-going efforts to allow parents to more appropriately manage what their little kids are watching on the app....
17:32, 08/28/2019

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

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,...
15:32, 08/15/2019

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

Long live the video game content war On Saturday, June 8th, the first of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) livestreams began. Away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor, these presentations—hosted by the likes of Microsoft, Google, EA, and Ubisoft—offered remote onlookers a ...
09:48, 06/19/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.        ...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of stream...
11:32, 07/01/2019

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

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

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio apps were censored by China’s central internet regula...
13:00, 07/01/2019

YouTube to adjust UK algorithm to cut false and extremist content Views via recommendations of such ‘borderline’ videos were halved in similar US trialYouTube is experimenting with an algorithm change to reduce the spread of what it calls “borderline content” in the UK, after a similar trial in the US resulted in a...
15:00, 08/27/2019

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These....
10:00, 07/15/2019

YouTube Says Investing in Learning Content Across Indian Languages YouTube has provided a learning fund to eight Indian creators to develop high-quality content during its "EduCon" summit held in New Delhi on Sunday....
16:48, 09/02/2019

Snap is raising $1 billion to invest in content, AR, and possible acquisitions Snap said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features, and may buy other companies.Read More...
04:16, 08/07/2019

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

| 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

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING — Beijing on Friday criticized “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng ...
04:48, 06/28/2019

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO&rsquo...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
08:32, 06/21/2019

How to use advanced configurations of Apple's content cache service The macOS content cache service's default configurations aren't one-size-fits-all. Learn how to use Apple's advanced configurations to adapt to any enterprise network....
15:16, 08/19/2019

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serio...
06:00, 06/23/2019

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rights holders can slap strikes or even seize revenue generated by videos after filing a claim, often be...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itsel...
11:32, 07/23/2019

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
12:16, 06/19/2019

Patreon continues to crack down on NSFW content creators Earlier this month, crowdfunding site Patreon cracked down on its NSFW content policy. The site banned erotic accounts where hypnosis “is used as a coercion mechanic for nonconsensual” sexual interaction because of alleged pressure from its payment p...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
01:48, 06/17/2019

'Content Farm' Fires Workers After They Ask Where Their Meager Paychecks Are Mandatory.com is a website that features “funny stuff, viral videos, must-read features, and a whole lot of awesome,” according to its Twitter bio. It also allegedly features wage theft and retaliation against its workers....
02:48, 09/05/2019

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

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

Control’s content roadmap teases Alan Wake expansion Control is getting a photo mode in the fall and a free new mode in December. Then in 2020, it'll get expansions with a potential Alan Wake crossover.Read More...
17:18, 09/11/2019

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

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
09:00, 08/16/2019

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, quee...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary: “In a perfect world, we would just craft.”...
15:48, 06/24/2019

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

Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha...
06:16, 08/19/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be ena...
17:16, 06/04/2019

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
19:48, 05/21/2019

D2h Subscribers Get 'Magic' Streaming Stick to Access Digital Content D2h Magic media streaming stick is designed to provide access to streaming services, TV shows, and original Web series at an introductory price of Rs. 399....
22:32, 08/21/2019

YouTube launches a fashion destination for style and beauty content Today, YouTube launched a new destination dedicated to fashion. YouTube.com/Fashion, or "slash fashion," will include videos from popular creators, a "beauty today" section, collaborations with the industry's biggest names and live-streamed runw...
11:16, 09/05/2019

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
04:48, 06/04/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Offliner lets you enjoy your favorite content off the grid, and it’s only $30 today The web is great, but since it can’t always be trusted to be there exactly when you need it, being able to just download and save online content so you can consume it anytime is a huge plus. Right now, Offliner Pro can give you that backup -- and a l...
07:16, 09/04/2019

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

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well....
03:32, 05/29/2019

SuperData: Millennials spend average of $112 a month on gaming content Millennials spend an average of $112 a month on gaming content. That is more than any other age group, including the Gen X and Gen Z demographics.Read More...
09:16, 06/06/2019

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

Ford Is Content to Give the Fusion a Long, Painful Death The Ford Fusion sedan, like all of Ford’s small cars aside from the rough, tough, still-selling Mustang, is fighting its inevitable death by inching along on a slow, indefinite conveyor belt that Ford will eventually decide to unplug. Slow and indefi...
12:32, 06/06/2019

YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface 'quality family content' YouTube has quietly made some changes to its algorithm in July, and according to Bloomberg, it led to a significant decrease in views for a number of creators. A spokesperson for the platform told the publication that it rolls out "hundreds of change...
11:16, 08/02/2019

Indian AI Content Start-Up Gets $ 45 Million From Peter Thiel's Mithril Mithril Capital, co-founded by Silicon Valley investors Thiel and Ajay Royan, is putting in the money as part of a larger financing round, according to a statement....
04:48, 09/11/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
14:16, 06/18/2019

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

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

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
15:16, 06/19/2019

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

Google Chrome now lets you copy content on one device, and paste it on another A new feature coming to Google Chrome will allow you to copy chunks of text on one device, and paste it on another.As XDA Developers reports, the new shared clipboard is available to try now in Chrome Canary – an early release of the browser i...
07:16, 09/13/2019

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
17:32, 07/10/2019

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
03:16, 07/17/2019

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
13:00, 06/21/2019

6 foolproof content creation tips to boost your marketing strategy Buzzwords like ‘content marketing’, ‘content creation strategy’, and ‘content is king’ mean a lot more to businesses today than they did a few years ago. In the modern, fast-paced, and highly competitive corporate stratosphere, content marketing has ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

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

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list me...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Cloudflare Terminates 8chan as Customer Over 'Hate-Filled' Content Cloudflare said it will terminate 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
05:48, 08/05/2019

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

If Needed, Will Decide On Regulating Online Content: Prakash Javadekar The government is aware of concerns raised over the content on online platforms like Netflix and Hotstar and if needed will take a decision on its regulation only after consultation with stakeholders,......
00:16, 07/19/2019

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

Cloudflare terminates 8chan as customer on 'hate-filled' content: CEO U.S. cyber security firm Cloudflare on Monday said the company will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
21:48, 08/04/2019

Cloudflare terminates 8chan account over ‘hate-filled’ content Cloudflare will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum before killing 20 people at a Walmart store.Read More...
07:48, 08/05/2019

Turkey moves to oversee all online content, raises concerns over censorship Turkey on Thursday granted its radio and television watchdog sweeping oversight over all online content, including streaming platforms like Netflix and online news outlets, in a move that raised concerns over possible censorship....
08:48, 08/01/2019

"Anti-RSS" Content In Delhi University Syllabus: BJP-Linked Student Body The BJP-linked student body ABVP or Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and a member of the Delhi University's academic council have alleged that there were "anti-RSS" topics in the university's......
23:16, 07/16/2019

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
07:00, 06/30/2019

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

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

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
19:32, 07/01/2019

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

U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday....
22:16, 09/11/2019

Snap debuts dual-camera Spectacles 3 glasses to create 3D AR content The maker of Snapchat has revealed its third-generation camera wearable, now with dual cameras for 3D AR capture and a much steeper price tag than before.Read More...
08:32, 08/13/2019

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fashion and can be high fashion"...
09:00, 06/17/2019

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

Myst's universe to unfold across TV series, movies, and, apparently, "unscripted content" Paging Mia Farrow: Deadline reports that Myst, the iconic 1993 PC game you probably quit after being stumped by the first puzzle, will be expanded into a “multi-platform universe including film, scripted, and unscripted television content.” Yes, we’r...
13:00, 06/26/2019

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video game...
21:48, 06/06/2019

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you ...
09:48, 06/26/2019

Google tweaks algorithm to show less porn when searching for ‘lesbian’ content Finding porn online is astonishingly easy, as I’m sure you’re already aware. But even innocent terms like “school girl” can often bring up more sexually explicit outfits than image of girls actually at school. Just last month, if you were to type ‘le...
04:48, 08/07/2019

Twitter targets ‘vile content’ as Kick It Out steps up pressure over racism • Anti-discrimination body demands ‘concrete change’ • Pogba, Rashford, Abraham and Zouma among those abusedTwitter has said it has taken action over more than 700 cases of football‑related abuse on its platform during the past fortnight.The company ...
00:48, 09/05/2019

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

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
14:32, 06/21/2019

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

Canada teams up with tech giants to counter extremist content online Canada announced funding and other initiatives on Wednesday to counter violent extremist content online by teaming with major technology companies Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Alphabet's Google....
13:32, 06/26/2019

Social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content WASHINGTON – Google, Facebook and Twitter will testify next week before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday. The Sept. 18 hearing of the ...
16:32, 09/12/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
23:48, 05/22/2019

FX loads up on some hot documentary content, including projects about Tupac Shakur, hip-hop, and true crime FX is keeping it real, in terms of content, as the network has announced five new docuseries and a feature-length documentary project. The docs touch on a variety of subjects, from true crime (of course) to the LGBTQ community, Tupac and Afeni Shakur...
19:48, 08/06/2019

Shaq Makes Sleazy Low-Ball Reverse Pitch For Cheap Content For New TNT Show Shaq, that lovable character you can’t get enough of in his capacity as the grumbling grouch on TNT’s NBA studio coverage, apparently has a new docuseries—a fancy word that means “reality television show”— coming up on TNT. The show, apparently alrea...
06:32, 08/29/2019

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

UPDATE 1-U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday....
15:16, 09/11/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Akamai raises forecast on cloud security, content delivery demand Akamai Technologies Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for second-quarter results and raised full-year forecast on Tuesday, boosted by strong demand for its cloud security services and growth in its traditional business of speeding up media content del...
17:16, 07/30/2019

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, ...
03:32, 07/02/2019

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
07:32, 05/29/2019

Disney+ is cheap, chock-full of content and poised for a massive November launch With a little more than two months before the debut of its streaming service, Disney dazzled its hardcore fans with celebrity guests and teaser trailers over the weekend at its D23 Expo....
13:00, 08/26/2019

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

Mexico's Pemex cannot comply with reduced sulfur content rule -company document Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, cannot currently comply with a new rule requiring less sulfur content for motor diesel, according to a document showing its business plan and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Australian ISPs ordered by government to block eight sites hosting violent content Directly following the terror attacks in Christchurch earlier in 2019, the Australian Government introduced “The Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material” bill, which included hastily crafted legislation to penalise offending websites and ...
02:00, 09/09/2019

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes....
08:32, 06/27/2019

Australia to block internet domains that host extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events such as terrorist attacks, officials said on Sunday.Read More...
06:00, 08/27/2019

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
01:32, 08/25/2019

Marvel’s Avengers devs talk end-game content, monetization, gigantic villains and more We sat down with Noah Hughes, Studio Creative Director of Marvel's Avengers to attempt to pin down the genre and features of this tantalizing hybrid....
00:48, 07/18/2019

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

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
16:32, 05/11/2019

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
05:32, 08/25/2019

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after online backlash. In an Editor's Note, The New Republic said it regretted publishing the p...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Anno 1800 DLC release date: When does Sunken Treasures Season Pass Content go live? Blue Byte and Ubisoft have started to reveal more information about Game Update 4 for Anno 1800 ahead of its launch later this month - here's what you need to know....
03:48, 07/23/2019

‘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

CORRECTED-Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
19:32, 08/26/2019

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has pr...
21:48, 07/02/2019

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Tech industry slams GOP senator's bill that would hold companies liable for user-posted content Tech trade organizations on Wednesday lashed back at a newly proposed bill by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would fundamentally alter the business models of tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube....
11:16, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
19:32, 08/26/2019

Exclusive: Tinder breaks into scripted original content, wraps filming first video series - sources Popular dating app Tinder has wrapped filming on its first television series, as owner Match Group Inc seeks to dive deeper into creating original content, people with direct knowledge of the project told Reuters....
15:32, 09/16/2019

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
05:16, 05/27/2019

Smash Bros Ultimate DLC: Banjo-Kazooie, Joker, and all the post-launch content coming this year Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the biggest, and possibly the best, Smash Bros fighting game to grace our Nintendo consoles. Half a year on from its release, you'd be forgiven for thinking the Smash Bros train has slowed, but not so: with regular S...
09:32, 06/13/2019

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

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
07:48, 08/03/2019

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

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., The Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky ...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Grand jury indicts 8 Netflix wannabes who claimed to have more content than Netflix, Hulu Eight people were charged by a federal grand jury with running two large-scale, illegal TV and movie streaming services, the Department of Justice said this week....
19:00, 08/30/2019

Miami adult-content website announces $10M bid for Miami Heat arena naming rights A Miami-based porn website announced on Thursday a $10 million bid for the naming rights to American Airlines Arena, the home of the Miami Heat NBA franchise. ...
04:32, 09/14/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opport...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Coach Jill Ellis content to get off US women’s soccer 'roller coaster' after Victory Tour Jill Ellis, the most successful head coach in USWNT history, seems quite content to get off this merry-go-round on her own terms.       ...
23:16, 08/02/2019

SkyBridge Opens In Gatlinburg SkyLift Park GATLINBURG (LEX 18)– The highly anticipated opening of Gatlinburg’s new SkyBridge is happening Friday! The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America is set to open to the public at 1 p.m. The bridge spans 680 fe...
08:00, 05/17/2019

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday....
09:00, 07/17/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens The Dow is set to bounce; China labeled a "currency manipulator"; mortgage rates hit November 2016 lows, ex-Fed chiefs call for independent central bank; and Apple invites first customers to its credit card....
10:48, 08/06/2019

California couple opens up about ‘heartbreaking’ IVF mix-up The “heartbreaking” mix-up over a bungled IVF treatment given to a Queens woman — which led her to give birth to two strangers’ babies — was worse than previously known. A California couple who are biological parents of one of the children said Wedne...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen Opens IT Centre In Dresden In the future, the Industrial Cloud will link all 122 Group-wide Volkswagen production facilities. The goal is to amalgamate all data, and in doing so consistently digitalise production and logistics....
07:48, 06/25/2019

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
03:32, 09/10/2019

Etisalat opens Smiles UAE app for all UAE residents UAE based telecom operator Etisalat is offering its Smiles UAE app accessible to all residents in the UAE. Launched in 2017, the app was previously only available to selected Etisalat customers.The app allows users to enjoy ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free&#...
10:48, 05/06/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118 million NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concer...
11:32, 06/23/2019

Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US sellers One third of the buyers on Alibaba.com are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world....
16:32, 07/23/2019

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Busy Philipps opens up about having an abortion at 15 Busy Philipps said she felt compelled to share her personal experience Tuesday after Georgia's 'heartbeat bill' was signed into law.        ...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
05:48, 06/11/2019

Uber opens first day of trading at $42, below IPO price Uber’s public stock debut is not shaping up to be a 5-star ride. The ride-hailing giant opened its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 a share, well below its IPO price of $45 a share — a major setback for the company’s much-an...
11:16, 05/10/2019

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Peugeot opens UK order books for new 208 and e-208 Peugeot's all-new 208 is available from £16,250 with a petrol engine and £25,050 in electric form Orders are now being taken for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, ahead of customer deliveries beginning in early 2020.  The new F...
14:32, 08/22/2019

No distractions: An NFL veteran opens up on his sexuality There is not a single openly LGBTQ player in the NFL. Defensive end Ryan Russell wants to change that. "Whatever I was to you before this letter, I'm still that now. We just know each other a little better."...
15:32, 08/29/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to ...
23:32, 06/13/2019

Big Papi opens up about getting shot: ‘I want to find out who did this’ In his first English-language interview since getting shot in the Dominican Republic, former Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz told the Boston Globe that he’ can’t rest until his shooter is brought to justice — and describes nearly losing hope during...
08:16, 09/15/2019

eBay opens QR code-powered shop in the UK Today, eBay opened a brick and mortar concept store in the UK's Wolverhampton. The month-long retail experiment will offer wares from 40 small, local businesses and will host a series of free, interactive workshops. While eBay has opened pop-ups...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Belgium Opens Probe Into F2 Race Death It is standard practice in Belgium to launch a probe into "accidental homicide by person unknown" after any fatal road accident, and does not in itself imply criminal charges are likely....
12:48, 09/02/2019

Amazon opens first cashier-less ‘Go’ store in New York Amazon a year ago launched its high-tech Go convenience store, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’s adding a decidedly low-tech feature: accepting cash. Its new store opening in New York City on Tuesday will be the first...
11:48, 05/07/2019

Trial opens in sex-trafficking case against self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury is set to hear opening statements and testimony at the sex-trafficking case against a self-help guru. The trial beginning Tuesday is expected to feature testimony from women who claim that they were forced to have...
00:48, 05/07/2019

France opens investigation into Epstein sex crimes The French investigation comes as a charity said it had collected 10 witness statements linking Jeffrey Epstein to sex crimes. The late pedophile had a luxury apartment in Paris....
21:32, 08/23/2019

Ariana Grande Opens Up About the Challenges of Touring: ''I Cry a Lot'' Ariana Grande isn't holding back anymore. The "NASA" songstress is opening up about her "wild" experience on her Sweetener tour (and life in general). While she......
00:32, 07/08/2019

$100,000-a-night private island resort opens A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. But with a price tag of $100,000 a night, Banwa Private Island is among the most expensive getaways anywhere in the world....
05:32, 05/07/2019

UK’s first 350kW EV charging station opens in Kent News 20 May, 2019 New charging station in Maidstone is capable of fully recharging the next generation of electric cars in as little as eight minutes...
09:16, 05/22/2019

South Korea opens hiking trails on DMZ The United Nations Command has approved phase one of South Korea's "Peace Trail" project, which includes plans to open three hiking trails along the DMZ....
22:48, 04/28/2019

MS Dhoni Opens Up On Retirement Talk: Report MS Dhoni told ABP News that he was not sure when he is retiring from the sport but few people wanted him to retire before India's next World Cup game....
06:33, 07/06/2019

Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't scheduled to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization that was created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency powering Calibra is already working to ensure it keeps people's dat...
08:00, 08/27/2019

How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up Links make the digital world go round—links to your Twitter profile or the daily headlines or a file stored in the cloud. Being able to manage those links and open them more efficiently can be a bigger time-saver in your day than you might think... a...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Jason Manford opens up about anxiety and depression Jason Manford has opened up about going through anxiety and depression, saying at his lowest he felt like he had let his family down and could no longer do his job....
09:48, 05/08/2019

NHTSA opens query into GM pickup recall NHTSA opened an investigation to determine if new complaints over the loss of power steering in the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon should be included in a 2016 recall....
13:32, 05/14/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
04:32, 07/15/2019

Ayesha Curry opens up about her 'botched boob job' The “rash decision” to get a breast augmentation following the birth of her second child, daughter Ryan, in 2015 left Ayesha Curry scarred in more ways than one....
15:48, 05/15/2019

James Gunn opens up about his Disney firing In a dramatic turn of events last summer, James Gunn was fired by Disney after a series of old, offensive tweets resurfaced—tweets featuring jokes about pedophilia and rape. Despite the outpouring of support from colleagues, the stars of his two Guar...
15:32, 05/15/2019

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
07:32, 07/02/2019

NFL notebook: Rosen opens up about Cards exit Now that Josh Rosen has made his move for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins, the 22-year-old quarterback who experienced a disappointing rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals is ready to start talking. Well, more like trash talking....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Fire-hit hotel opens after $130M renovation Just days after reopening following a lavish $130 million refurbishment, London's Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel was closed by a fire. Nine months later it's finally back in business....
10:48, 04/28/2019

New school year opens with controversies and questions With the Department of Education agitating for fundamental changes at the nation’s largest school system, more than 1 million kids and their parents will enter a new academic school year Thursday loaded with questions and controversies. Overtly...
22:16, 09/04/2019

OnePlus's First Indian R&D Facility Opens in Hyderabad Opening its first R&D centre in India on Monday, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus said it plans to invest Rs 1,000 crore in their facility in Hyderabad over the next three years, making it the......
07:00, 08/26/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new sanctuary and memorial room honoring the victims. Worshippers and relatives of those killed or injur...
22:00, 05/18/2019

2 injured after gunman opens fire on car in Brooklyn Two people were hurt early Saturday when a gunman began shooting at them as they sat in their car in Brooklyn, police said. The pair, a 28-year-old woman and 29-year-old man, were parked on Avenue N near E 94th Street in Canarsie just before 6:00 a.m...
08:48, 06/29/2019

'Pikachu' Opens Strong but Can't Defeat 'Avengers' Hollywood’s first serious attempt to unseat “Avengers: Endgame” atop the box office made a valiant effort over the weekend, but the superhero sequel still kept the No. 1 spot with a third-week haul of $63.1 million....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Qatar's 'desert rose' museum opens at last Qatar on Thursday will open the doors to one of its most lavish cultural projects yet, a sweeping national museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that lays out the tiny Gulf state's origin story and gas-powered rise to riches....
10:48, 04/28/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Marseille opens disciplinary proceedings against Rami MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French league club Marseille has opened disciplinary proceedings against France defender Adil Rami. Marseille said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that Rami, a member of the France squad that won the World Cu...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari....
00:48, 05/15/2019

G2 opens in-depth reports, drops paywall The reports​, available for registered users, feature grid reports for high level overviews, index reports based on proprietary algorithms that analyze crowdsourced reviews and momentum reports to track innovation cadence....
11:52, 08/12/2019

IOC formally opens $145M new headquarters in Switzerland The International Olympic Committee has formally opened its 145 million Swiss francs ($145 million) new headquarters exactly 125 years after the Olympic Games was revived       ...
04:00, 06/23/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118M weekend Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life after a three-week sequels slump, but its $118 million debut came in below industry expectations...
09:48, 06/23/2019

Groupe PSA Opens New Technical Centre In Chennai Groupe PSA today announced opening its new India Technical Centre (ITC) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The company says that the new technical centre will play a key role in the smoother and more efficient......
14:16, 07/29/2019

Leon Bridges opens up about his struggles with fame With his gorgeous voice and classic soul sound, Leon Bridges rose to stardom in no time — and that's when the problems started. He opens up to Samuel Fishwick about his struggles with alcohol, confidence and being true to himself...
04:48, 08/01/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday Dow set to drop; recession signal may be near; Uber sinks after big loss; Uber's Q2 worse than most troubled companies' 2018; and Goldman dips into subprime with Apple Card....
04:48, 08/09/2019

City of Tucson opens splash pads The City of Tucson opened its splash pads on Monday as temperatures start to warm up in Southern Arizona. Families can beat the heat at the Catalina Park Splash Pad, near Speedway and 4th Ave. The Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad, near Grant and Stone, is...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Ford opens new research center in Tel Aviv U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it opened a research center in Tel Aviv, becoming one of several global automakers beefing up operations in Israel to take advantage of the country's vibrant technology sector....
02:16, 06/12/2019

A$AP Rocky's assault trial opens in Stockholm US rapper and two members of entourage accused of attack in Swedish capital on 30 JuneThe trial of the US rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men has begun in Stockholm in a high-profile case that has strained US-Swedish relations after celebrity enterta...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Gunman opens fire at graduation party The shooting is one of numerous homicides that occurred amid a rash of gunfire around the city that also wounded a number of other people throughout the weekend.        ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

DOJ officially opens Big Tech antitrust probe The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is opening an antitrust review of major players in tech, increasing the scrutiny on an already-embattled industry. The reviews — which are separate from the numerous probes that have already been repor...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Caspian Sea finally opens to luxury cruises A decades-long legal dispute over the status of the Caspian Sea is finally resolved, meaning Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will soon be open to luxury cruise trips....
06:16, 05/31/2019

Gunman opens fire at US garlic festival At least three people have reportedly been killed in a shooting at a major food festival in California. Police say the suspected gunman has been shot dead....
00:16, 07/29/2019

MG Motor Opens Its First Flagship Showroom In India Located at Milestone Experion Centre, in Sector 15 Gurugram, the new flagship showroom from Morris Garages (MG) Motor India is also the company's headquarters. Also, bookings for MG Hector have begun......
09:32, 06/04/2019

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open Justin Rose played alongside Tiger Woods, and then joins him in the U.S. Open record book at Pebble Beach        ...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Tiffany Haddish opens up to David Letterman about her mom Tiffany Haddish opens up to David Letterman about her mom in a new episode of Netflix talk show "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction"        ...
13:16, 05/29/2019

Any Volunteers? Jake Gyllenhaal Opens Up About His Desire to Become a Dad Jake Gyllenhaal is dreaming of a day filled with diapers and pacifiers. While sitting down with TODAY's Willie Geist to discuss his Broadway play Sea Wall / A Life, the actor got......
11:00, 07/25/2019

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop ...
11:32, 06/11/2019

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The bu...
01:16, 06/04/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday The Dow is set to bounce; China labeled a "currency manipulator"; mortgage rates hit November 2016 lows, ex-Fed chiefs call for independent central bank; and Apple invites first customers to its credit card....
17:16, 08/08/2019

As Dorian nears, Red Cross opens Fla. shelters The American Red Cross has opened shelters across Central Florida as Hurricane Dorian barrels toward the state's Atlantic coast. (Sept. 2)        ...
20:48, 09/02/2019

Passenger opens plane exit instead of toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom while the plane was still on the ground....
02:32, 06/10/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday Futures swing; 30-year yield hits historic lows; China threatens tariff countermeasures; Hong Kong unveils economic stimulus; Walmart shares surge on earnings...
09:00, 08/15/2019

New Fundraising Channel for China Inc. Opens in London Share-backed instruments from one of China’s biggest brokerages began trading in Britain, under a just-launched program linking markets in Shanghai and London, but modest pricing for the over-$1.5 billion deal suggested lukewarm interest from investo...
03:48, 06/17/2019

FIFA opens disciplinary case against Cameroon LE HAVRE, France (AP) — FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon for misconduct and offensive behavior during the team’s loss to England in the Women’s World Cup. The Cameroon team rebelled against VAR decisions in a 3-0 ...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Gravity-defying tower opens in Singapore The newly-opened Robinson Tower in Singapore's Central Business District might baffle you at first glance: the upper section appears to float above the lower, with a leafy garden between the two....
23:48, 08/05/2019

U.S. opens door to new tariffs over France tech tax The Trump administration has promised an investigation after French lawmakers approved a bill Thursday to impose a tax on large technology firms that provide services in France....
05:16, 07/11/2019

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
13:00, 08/14/2019

It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to the public DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration. The camp in Deer Lake opened to the public Saturday as a shrine to his life and career....
08:48, 06/08/2019

Fairway Market Opens a Cooking School The Cooking Place, on the second floor of its flagship Upper West Side location, will host a variety of classes, covering topics like Chinese takeout and knife skills....
14:48, 06/10/2019

Honda Two Wheelers Opens Up About EV Road Map For India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has recently come out with an official statement to talk about the road map for electric two-wheelers in India and the company's vision for the year 2030....
04:16, 06/26/2019

UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the tainted-blood scandal as "a tragedy that never should have happened." At least 2,400 people died from contaminated blood in the 1970s and '80s....
11:48, 05/01/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday Dow set to drop, 10-year yield back under 1.7%, Goldman lowers growth forecast, Hong Kong protests escalate, BlackRock buys major stake in Sports Illustrated's owner....
07:33, 08/12/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday Little movement in the S&P 500 over the past two sessions "really does obscure a lot of drama under the surface," according to CNBC's Mike Santoli....
17:18, 09/11/2019

Germany's first 'porn karaoke' bar opens in Hamburg No singing is required at Hamburg's newest karaoke bar — but moaning is a must. The "Porn Karaoke Bar" in the city's infamous St. Pauli district gives guests the opportunity to groan along to their favorite retro pornos....
11:16, 07/23/2019

U.S. opens Venezuelan diplomatic office in Colombian capital The U.S. State Department on Wednesday opened a representative office for Venezuela in Bogota, Colombia, and said it will continue its opposition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and support for opposition leader Juan Guaido from there....
20:32, 08/28/2019

French Open draw opens up for all-business Barty Ash Barty has reached the last 16 of the French Open for the first time without dropping a set along the way and, even if the Australian says she is not looking too far ahead, a pathway deep into the second week opened up for her on Saturday....
07:48, 06/02/2019

EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm European Union states opened the way to competing technologies for internet connected cars on Thursday, rejecting a European Commission push for a wifi-based standard backed by Volkswagen ....
10:00, 07/04/2019

Golf: Rose opens up three-shot lead at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose was able to collect two of them to increase his lead to three shots midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
13:48, 06/14/2019

Glitzy casino opens on industrial waterfront. Will it work? EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Encore Boston Harbor is opening after months of turmoil and uncertainty. The $2.6 billion Wynn resort opening June 23 has transformed a contaminated property into a waterfront attraction. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria hopes the pr...
05:48, 06/16/2019

Ariana Grande opens up to fans about crying onstage Ariana Grande releases a letter after crying during one of her concerts. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
13:48, 07/08/2019

Jim Jarmusch opens Cannes with a DOA zombie comedy for the Trump age The Cannes Film Festival opened tonight with a zombie movie, and I can’t be the only American in attendance who felt very seen. Not just because the film itself was American—that’s frequently the case on opening night of the world’s most prestigious ...
21:32, 05/14/2019

2020 MLB schedule: Regular season opens on March 26 Major League Baseball will open its 2020 season on March 26, its earliest start other than international games.       ...
03:32, 08/13/2019

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
10:32, 06/03/2019

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented spruce tips.“With butter, there are so many more int...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens Golf Notes: Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens; Kaymer plans a party when victory drought ends        ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Apple Opens Door to iPhone Repairs by More Outside Vendors Apple is set to authorize independent businesses to repair iPhones and other Apple devices using the same parts and tools used by its stores and current network of service providers....
19:00, 08/29/2019

India reportedly opens Android antitrust investigation India is said to be investigating Google over Android antitrust concerns. The details of the probe are fairly thin for now, because the Competition Commission of India hasn't yet publicized the order. However, it could spell trouble for Google i...
00:48, 05/11/2019

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And. despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
12:16, 06/06/2019

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed system in the coming weeks. Migrant children will...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Keegan Bradley makes some big changes, opens with 63 at RBC Canadian Open Keegan Bradley, who recently began working with sports psychologist and put an old putter back in his golf bag, had a bogey-free Canadian Open round.        ...
20:32, 06/06/2019

Sonoran Dogs on the go! El Guero Canelo opens first drive-thru TUCSON – An El Guero Canelo Sonoran Dog, a large horchata and never leaving the comfort of the cool A/C in your car – for years this has been a mere summer fantasy for Tucsonans. But on Tuesday morning, this became a reality – El Gu...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Grande opens up about trauma of Manchester terror attack Ariana Grande has spoken about the trauma of the Manchester terror attack two years ago, saying there is a lot she will "probably never be ready to talk about"....
14:32, 07/09/2019

Witnesses scramble as Odessa shooter opens fire At least five people are dead in West Texas after a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove before being killed by officers outside a movie theatre. (Sept. 1) ...
20:00, 09/01/2019

Sterling And Wilson Solar IPO Opens Today: Here Are Key Things To Know Sterling And Wilson IPO: Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited's three-day initial public offer (IPO) opened for subscription on Tuesday. Sterling and Wilson Solar, a Shapoorji Pallonji group company,......
10:48, 08/06/2019

Goa Airport Opens After Fire, MiG-29K Dropped Fuel Tank During Take-Off The Goa Airport was shut down temporarily today after a fighter jet's fuel tank got detached while taking off and caused a fire on the runway, the spokesperson of the Indian Navy tweeted....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Emanuela Orlandi mystery: Vatican opens graves Vatican officials are digging up two 19th century graves as part of a decades-long search for Emanuela Orlandi, who went missing as a teenage girl. The move was prompted by an anonymous tip to her family's lawyer....
02:16, 07/11/2019

Hope Solo Opens Up About Suffering a Miscarriage of Twins Hope Solo is sharing a very personal story. The Olympic soccer player, who married former NFL player Jerramy Stevens in 2012, is opening up about her devastating miscarriage. In a candid......
11:48, 06/11/2019

‘GTA: Online’ opens the doors to The Diamond Casino & Resort The wait is over for GTA: Online's long-rumored "Vinewood Casino." The Diamond Casino & Resort opened its doors today. The "sprawling entertainment and luxury living complex" offers plenty to bet on, including roulette, blackjack and three c...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
05:00, 07/11/2019

Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open        ...
16:16, 07/04/2019