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Tech giants, world leaders — but not U.S. — pledge to curb internet hate speech

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2019

Tech giants, world leaders pledge to curb hate speech and violence promoted by internet

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2019

Tech selloff spreads to European stocks

Stock markets remained under pressure on Tuesday as worries about a clampdown on the world's internet and social media giants compounded mounting global trade and recession jitters. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 4th, 2019

Tech problems keep stocks soft; bonds stay strong

Stock markets remained under pressure on Tuesday as worries about a clampdown on the world's internet and social media giants compounded mounting global trade and recession jitters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2019

‘Internet of things’ bill proposes cyber standards for government devices

Tech leaders from the House and Senate introduced legislation Monday to curb the potential cybersecurity threat posed by “internet of things” devices. The Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 — introduced in the Senate b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

Tech gains and Korean vibes give world stock markets a boost

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks rose on Friday, lifted by strong share price gains for tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook and growing hopes of a lasting peace on the Korean peninsula after a ground-breaking meeting of North and South Korean leaders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

Tech gains, Korean vibes lift world stock markets; sterling tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks rose on Friday, lifted by strong share price gains for tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook and growing hopes of a lasting peace on the Korean peninsula after a ground-breaking meeting of North and South Korean leaders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

"Hate-Speech"-Policing Big Tech Face Dozens Of Defamation Lawsuits After Settlement By SPLC

Over 60 organizations and 47 nonprofit leaders are mulling lawsuits against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) after the organization settled with and apologized to a former Islamic radical, Maajid Nawaz, for $3.375 mi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 24th, 2018

PayPal bans Gab in wake of Pittsburgh mass shooting

Internet giants are continuing their crackdown on hate speech following the anti-Semitic mass shooting in Pittsburgh......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2018

Norwegian wealth fund buoyed by U.S. tech giants

Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, benefited from a strong finish to the second quarter to post a 3% return on investment, buoyed by U.S. tech giants Microsoft and Facebook......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 21st, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S12 Could Feature This Game-Changing Battery Tech

It has become the norm in the smartphone world that after every major release, reports start filling the Internet with rumors about its successor. The same is true with the Galaxy S10 successor, the Galaxy S11. However, one trusted tip.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 20th, 2019

Bulls And Bears Of The Week: Apple, Cisco, Salesforce, Walmart And More

Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week. Bullish calls included tech leaders and a retail colossus. Bearish calls also included tech giants, as well as an energy play. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 17th, 2019

Big Tech Must “Disrupt Hate Online” To Reduce Violence: Activists

Big Tech Must Disrupt Hate Online to Reduce Real-World Violence, Says Change the Terms Today, President Trump addressed the nation following shootings inspired by the white supremacist ideology that he has amplified on Twitter. Ch.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 5th, 2019

France adopts tax on tech giants despite U.S. threat of tariffs

France adopted a pioneering tax on internet g.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 11th, 2019

Wisconsin ranks low in mobile internet speed; new law allowing 5G upgrades can change that

As Milwaukee tries to make itself known to the rest of the world as an emerging tech hub, providing companies and technologists with the fastest internet speed available to download data in the city is a necessity. Unfortunately, among the top 100 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2019

Twitter bans dehumanizing posts about religious groups

The update on hate speech is an attempt to curb abusive tweets that don't include a direct target or engage in threats of violence......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 9th, 2019

Twitter bans dehumanizing posts about religious groups

The update on hate speech is an attempt to curb abusive tweets that don't include a direct target or engage in threats of violence......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 9th, 2019

Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 25th, 2019

Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday, adding the deal was a world first......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 25th, 2019

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants

The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019

Wall Street tumbles as Facebook, Alphabet extend slide

U.S. stocks went back into the red on Monday after regulatory fears sent shares of internet giants Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com sharply lower, particularly weighing down on the tech-laden Nasdaq......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019