YouTube to hire more screeners to seek out offensive video

It's already used to remove violent extremist videos. Adidas has said the situation is "completely unacceptable" while Mars, along with other companies, has pulled advertising until safeguards are in place. "It's important we get this right for bot... More..

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Ireland set to collect $15b in tax from Apple
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Ireland set to collect $15b in tax from Apple

The Ireland Department of Finance announced it has reached an agreement with Apple Inc.to put almost $15 billion in escrow while its dispute with the European Commission over alleged unpaid taxes proceeds throu...More..

Google adds more browsing security to your Android device
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Google adds more browsing security to your Android device

These requirements will apply during all instances when the app has to collect personal or device data from the user. The alerts will pop up on app store and webpages that lead to the offending apps. If a devel...More..

Rep. Blake Farenthold reportedly identified as lawmaker behind $84000 sexual harassment settlement
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Rep. Blake Farenthold reportedly identified as lawmaker behind $84000 sexual harassment settlement

According to Greene, the congressman also allegedly once used a staff meeting to announce "a female lobbyist had propositioned him for a 'threesome'". The Office of Congressional Ethics found insufficient bas...More..

GST made doing business easier, increased market size for traders: Jaitley
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

GST made doing business easier, increased market size for traders: Jaitley

Opposition Congress on Thursday observed that GDP growth was a "temporary pause" from the downward trend though an "encouraging sign". This marks the reversal of this trend. "It's possible that anticipating t...More..

Trump alters story on why he fired Flynn
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Trump alters story on why he fired Flynn

I mention this only because the revelation that an FBI agent, Peter Strzok, who supervised both the Hillary email investigation and the Trump-Russia probe sent anti-Trump text messages to his alleged mistres...More..

Who is Salil S Parekh? Infosys' new CEO
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Who is Salil S Parekh? Infosys' new CEO

The company said that UB Pravin Rao has resigned as interim CEO and MD, which will be effective from 2 January 2018. "He (Parekh) has almost three decades of global experience in the IT services industry. Parek...More..

Dinnington's NatWest bank set for the axe
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Dinnington's NatWest bank set for the axe

The group, which remains 72% taxpayer-owned after its rescue during the financial crisis, said 62 locations in Scotland under its RBS brand would shut, as well as 197 NatWest sites in England and Wales. RBS s...More..

Shohei Ohtani meeting with Major League Baseball teams next week
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Shohei Ohtani meeting with Major League Baseball teams next week

The 23-year-old ace/slugger should be courted by all 30 Major League Baseball teams, and whichever team lands him will have to pay the Nippon Ham Fighters a $20 million posting fee. The fee will be 20 percent o...More..

Japanese emperor Akihito says he will abdicate in 2019
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Japanese emperor Akihito says he will abdicate in 2019

His duties include Shinto religious ceremonies and constitutionally-defined tasks, such as the opening of parliament. Akihito was 56-years-old when he ascended the throne following the death of his father, Em...More..

Solid domestic demand boosts Philippine manufacturing in November
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Solid domestic demand boosts Philippine manufacturing in November

The Philippines' manufacturing PMI rose to its highest so far this year in November, an IHS Markit/Nikkei survey found, buoyed by solid domestic demand. Official figures on British manufacturing, which painted ...More..

Bitcoin rebounds after USA regulator approves futures
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Bitcoin rebounds after USA regulator approves futures

The deal with the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission agency also enables Cantor Exchange to offer bitcoin options, another type of derivative contract, which allows for trading without taking ownershi...More..

Nokia denies reported takeover talks with Juniper Networks
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Nokia denies reported takeover talks with Juniper Networks

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney arrives to speak to the media at the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where he began work earlier in the day after being named actin...More..

American Airlines glitch means no Xmas pilots
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

American Airlines glitch means no Xmas pilots

American says it hopes to resolve the problem to avoid canceling flights. The airline is offering pilots pay at 50 per cent higher than normal rates in a bid to crew the jeopardised flights. You want the da...More..

Alexandre Lacazette will miss Manchester United clash, confirms Arsene Wenger
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Alexandre Lacazette will miss Manchester United clash, confirms Arsene Wenger

There have been questions asked about the midfielder's future at Arsenal and Wenger opened up on how crucial the period could be for Jack's future. "In my head, they are here until the end of the season". U...More..

DC Archdiocese Sues Metro for Rejecting Christmas Ads
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

DC Archdiocese Sues Metro for Rejecting Christmas Ads

The transit authority in Washington, D.C., is being sued after rejecting an ad it deemed too religious for display. "The archdiocese has in previous years advertised on WMATA's public buses". Metro's guidel...More..

'Contact lost' with spacecraft after second launch from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome
by | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'Contact lost' with spacecraft after second launch from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome

Clients from Canada, the United States, Japan, Germany, Sweden and Norway had equipment on the launch. An worldwide payload of satellites launched from Russia's new cosmodrome has failed to reach orbit and is...More..

Cyber Monday again sets e-commerce record with $6.59B spent
by | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Cyber Monday again sets e-commerce record with $6.59B spent

Black Friday 2017 was all about digital sales. It was a different story in the United States, of course, where the grand Thanksgiving tradition of naked consumerism-meets-physical violence was still manifest ...More..

TRAI releases recommendations on net neutrality
by | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

TRAI releases recommendations on net neutrality

It's worth noting how different India's stance on net neutrality is from that of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai. "Specialised service i.e services other than Internet Acces...More..

Uber-Waymo case: Dramatic turn as judge says Uber lawyers withheld evidence
by | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Uber-Waymo case: Dramatic turn as judge says Uber lawyers withheld evidence

He said he was part of the ride-sharing firm's corporate surveillance team, which has now been disbanded. "I can't trust anything you say because it has been proven wrong so many times", Alsup told Uber attorne...More..