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Bits: The Week in Tech: Infowars and China’s Great Firewall

As exasperating as the debate about tech giants’ role in policing content may be for Americans, people in China can only dream of having such discussions......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 12th, 2018

Bits: The Week In Tech: Infowars and China’s Great Firewall

As exasperating as the debate about tech giants’ role in policing content may be for Americans, people in China can only dream of having such discussions......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 10th, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: When to Tweet

Twitter struggled, and failed, to answer the question of what is allowed on its platform. And Elon Musk dealt with the consequences of having tweeted in the first place......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 17th, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: When In Doubt, Never Tweet

Twitter struggled, and failed, to answer the question of what is allowed on its platform. And Elon Musk dealt with the consequences of having tweeted in the first place......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 17th, 2018

Apple, Facebook and other tech companies delete content from Alex Jones

Major technology companies including Apple, Facebook and YouTube this week deleted years of content from conservative conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars shows over allegations of hate sp........»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 6th, 2018

Why big tech is removing InfoWars content

In recent efforts to stop the spread of fake news, big tech is taking a hard look at Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory site InfoWars. Facebook, Youtube, Apple and Spotify have all removed Jones' content in the past week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2018

Why Facebook,YouTube and Apple are removing InfoWars content

In recent efforts to stop the spread of fake news, big tech is taking a hard look at Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory site InfoWars. Facebook, Youtube, Apple and Spotify have all removed Jones' content in the past week......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 6th, 2018

First YouTube, Facebook, and Spotify Pulled His Content. Now Apple Is Removing Entire Libraries of Alex Jones’ InfoWars Podcasts

Only one InfoWars podcast is still available via Apple's services. Another one of the big five tech companies has turned on Alex Jones. Just over a week after Facebook suspended Jones from their platforms and YouTube and Spotify remove.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 6th, 2018

Stocks, Bonds, Dollar Gain As US Macro Plunges To 11-Month Lows

Everything was going so great - Apple etc... - and then China ruined the party and payrolls disappointed... An ugly week for US macro data (tumbling to its most disappointing in 11 months) did nothin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 3rd, 2018

Google reportedly planning a censored search engine for China

What Great Firewall?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 1st, 2018

China"s Pursuit of Western Tech Assets Hits a German Roadblock

Germany fended off Chinese bids for two strategically important industrial assets this week, reflecting a growing effort in the U.S. and Europe to throw up obstacles to Chinese acquisitions of cutting-edge technology......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJul 27th, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Inequality Rising

Why the week’s most important technology story involved the tragic slaying of a young woman at a train station in San Francisco’s East Bay......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 27th, 2018

How Facebook hopes to scale China"s Great Firewall

Its platform is banned in China, but that doesn't mean Facebook can't help startups......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 25th, 2018

Facebook is trying a new way into China

Blocked by the so-called Great Firewall, Facebook has been trying to get back into China for years......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 25th, 2018

Bonds fear fading stimulus, China shares at one-month top

Global bond markets were tense on Tuesday amid talk of central bank tightening and the risk of a robust reading on U.S. economic growth later in the week, though stellar results from internet giant Alphabet supported tech stocks in Asia......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 24th, 2018

Bits: The Week in Tech: Facebook Is Disinvited From July Fourth Barbecues

Facebook’s bad news cycle doesn’t seem to be coming to an end anytime soon, with broadened federal investigations and organizations still using the social network to foment noise......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 6th, 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets end mostly lower as China’s tech stocks slump

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets end mostly lower as China’s tech stocks slump Markets await U.S. trade tariff deadline this week Yuan likely to consolidate at current level – trader Stocks remain under pressure China.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 4th, 2018

Trump plans new curbs on Chinese investment, tech exports to China

The curbs could be announced by end of the week......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 25th, 2018

China will lift part of its "Great Firewall" to give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on a tropical island dubbed "Hawaii of the East"

Facebook China's Hainan island has released plans to give t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2018

China"s Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters/IFR) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2018

Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Pity the Tech B-List

There seems to be a growing rift between the largest tech companies — Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft — and the rest of the industry. Our tech columnist explains......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 1st, 2018