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The Hunter Biden story is a crucial moment: does Twitter care more than News Corp about fact-checking?

Tech firms, newly sensitive to fake news, stopped the story circulating. Now the global media giant has roared in outrageMedia organisations shouldn’t publish allegations unless they believe them to be true, after making appropriate checks. This is a normally uncontroversial principle of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-21 16:30:01 UTC ]
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Fighting ire with hire: Tech firms say immigration boosts employment

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies want him to know that hiring immigrants is necessary for the country's economy and boosts overall employment.Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet are said to be writing Trump a... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Readers for Real Readers

Dedicated devices for reading ebooks have been a hot category for nearly a decade, with tech firms from Amazon, Samsung and Barnes & Noble releasing a dizzying number of options in recent years. Yet while most of the new devices being introduced for reading ebooks... Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2015-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France, Germany want EU to take a tougher stance on tech firms

Germany and France have put pressure on the European Commission to take a closer look at how big tech companies operate in the European Union, a move which could lead to tougher competition regulation for companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon.com and Facebook.French and German officials asked... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling Silicon Valley Out On Its Gender Problem

It's no secret that the Valley has a gender problem, a new book explores just how deep discrimination runs and how to fix it.In July, Twitter reported that only 10% of its tech jobs are held by women. This report joins a host of recent demographic disclosures by tech firms, from Google to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Yahoo join motions to disclose national security requests

Tech companies continue their push to reveal more details about how often the U.S. government collects user information for national security purposes. Yahoo and Facebook have now filed motions with the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, asking for the right to publish more... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech firms' responses to latest NSA disclosures cloud the truth, experts say

Technology companies may be hiding behind legal jargon to avoid being more forthcoming in their responses to new documents on government surveillance that were disclosed Friday, some experts say. Internet and software companies including Microsoft, Yahoo, Google and Facebook “are legally... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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