Facebook Takes Steps Against Misinformation Ahead of U.S. Election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (OAKLAND, Calif.) — Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages — labels directing readers to authoritative information about the Läs mer…

Trump Signs Executive Order Barring Transactions With TikTok in 45 Days

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting U.S. residents from doing any business with TikTok or the apps’ Chinese owner ByteDance Ltd., beginning 45 days from now. The Läs mer…

Blizzard Employees Share Salaries With Each Other to Protest Wage Disparities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Employees at Blizzard Entertainment, a division of Activision Blizzard Inc., began circulating a spreadsheet on Friday to anonymously share salaries and recent pay increases, the latest example of rising Läs mer…

Microsoft Confirms It Is in Talks to Buy the U.S. Arm of TikTok as Trump Threatens Ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with Läs mer…

Facebook Complies With Brazilian Judge’s Order to Block 12 Accounts Accused of Running a Fake News Network

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BRASILIA, Brazil) — Facebook announced Saturday it has obeyed a Brazilian judge’s order for a worldwide block on the accounts of 12 of President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters who are Läs mer…

President Trump Says He Will Act to Ban TikTok in the U.S. as Soon as Saturday

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of Läs mer…

Florida Teen Charged Over Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Scam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities Läs mer…

Trump Expected to Order China’s ByteDance to Sell TikTok in U.S.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President Donald Trump plans to announce a decision ordering China’s ByteDance Ltd. to divest its ownership of the popular U.S.-based music-video app TikTok, according to people familiar with the Läs mer…

China Says It Has Completed a Navigation Network That Could Rival the U.S. GPS

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BEIJING) — China is celebrating the completion of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System that could rival the U.S. Global Positioning System and significantly boost China’s security and geopolitical clout. Läs mer…

Survivors Urge Facebook to Remove Holocaust Denial Posts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BERLIN) — Holocaust survivors around the world are lending their voices to a campaign launched Wednesday targeting Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to take action to remove denial Läs mer…

Egyptian Women Get 2 Years in Prison for ‘Indecent’ TikTok Dance Videos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (CAIRO) — An Egyptian court sentenced several young women to two years in prison Monday for posting “indecent” dance videos on TikTok in a fraught case that critics describe Läs mer…

Daisy Was Tired. So a Rescue Team Hefted the 121-Pound St. Bernard Dog Down a Mountain

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — St. Bernards are known for helping to rescue distressed travelers in the mountains, but the tables were turned Sunday in northern England. Sixteen volunteers from the Wasdale Läs mer…

Prince Harry and Meghan Sue for Invasion of Privacy Over Photo of Son Archie in Their Yard

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LOS ANGELES) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sued Thursday to stop the sale and publication of a photo of their son Archie that they say was shot at Läs mer…

Kim Kardashian West Addresses Husband Kanye West’s Bipolar Disorder and Asks Public for ‘Compassion and Empathy’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — Kim Kardashian West is asking the public to show compassion and empathy to husband Kanye West, who caused a stir this week after fulminating in a Läs mer…

Twitter Says It’s Cracking Down on Accounts Linked to QAnon Conspiracy Theory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HONG KONG) — Twitter said it would crack down on accounts and content related to QAnon, the far-right U.S. conspiracy theory popular among supporters of President Donald Trump. The Läs mer…

Twitter Says Hackers Targeted 130 Accounts in Cyber-Attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Inc. revealed hackers targeted just 130 accounts during the cyber-attack this week that compromised some of the world’s most recognizable people, though no passwords were stolen. The U.S. Läs mer…

Experts Say Massive Twitter Breach Undermines Trust in the Platform

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HONG KONG) — A breach in Twitter’s security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent Läs mer…

E.U.’s Top Court Invalidates Data-Sharing Agreement With U.S.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that an agreement that allows big tech companies to transfer data to the United States is invalid, and that national Läs mer…