State of The Union

The Agenda of the US

President Donald Trump appeared before a divided Congress for the first time on Tuesday to appeal to lawmakers' sense of unity at a moment of deepening partisan spite. His calls for conciliation were met with mostly stone-faced silence from Democrats, who bitterly oppose his agenda...

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Alibaba Moving to Russia

Alibaba Teams Up with Russia

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. agreed to take a 10% stake in one of Russia’s biggest tech players—a commercial tie-up that comes as both countries move to strengthen geopolitical bonds. The stake in Mail.Ru Group Ltd., one of Russia’s earliest and most prominent internet firms, would be worth about $484 million...

By | September, 12, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fake News Facebook

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts

Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company detecting and removing 32 pages and fake accounts that had engaged in activity around divisive social issues...

By | August, 1, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Facebook Selling Your Data

Data Dive

Facebook Inc. confronted an intensifying crisis as political leaders in the U.S. and Europe called for aggressive inquiries into whether the technology giant failed to stop improper access and handling of user data, scrutiny that sent the company’s stock to its biggest decline in four years...

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Surprise! Google Finds Russian Ads

Google Discovers Russia-Backed Ads

Google found that Russian-linked entities bought tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of politically motivated ads on its platform around the U.S. presidential election, according to people familiar with the investigation, the first sign that Russia's alleged attempts to influence the 2016 vote spread to the world's largest advertising business...

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