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Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online

Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremi...

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online

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World leaders, tech bosses work on stemming online violence PARIS (AP) — Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online. They&...
11:16, 05/15/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more a...
02:16, 05/13/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist gro...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Canada teams up with tech giants to counter extremist content online Canada announced funding and other initiatives on Wednesday to counter violent extremist content online by teaming with major technology companies Tw...
21:16, 06/26/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
20:00, 08/10/2019

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chi...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has be...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Conspiracy theories like QAnon could fuel 'extremist' violence, FBI says Social media companies could lessen threat with ‘significant’ crackdown on related content, bureau saysThe FBI has identified prominent conspiracy th...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook af...
06:16, 05/03/2019

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings o...
19:16, 06/10/2019

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a per...
03:16, 07/14/2019

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” ...
09:16, 07/02/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday...
22:32, 06/19/2019

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks....
11:48, 06/09/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extre...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qua...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000...
09:48, 06/20/2019

The Latest: World leaders vow to tackle climate change OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. In the final G-20 communique world lea...
09:32, 06/29/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eig...
15:16, 05/16/2019

PM Modi Shares 5-Point Approach For Leaders To Tackle Global Challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unil...
12:16, 06/28/2019

Major City firms vow to 'make London fairer' with pay pledge A string of major finance companies have signed up to a new initiative to guarantee fair pay and employment rights to make London the "best city in t...
23:16, 07/29/2019

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,00...
09:32, 06/27/2019

LA Times columnist slams city leaders for failing to tackle homeless crisis An influential columnist for the Los Angeles Times returned to his attack on Mayor Eric Garcetti for the city’s mounting homelessness crisis and tras...
20:00, 06/10/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organi...
23:32, 05/15/2019

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group o...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease re...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle...
09:32, 06/18/2019

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including...
11:48, 06/28/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disas...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents;...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali missio...
22:32, 07/22/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable,...
03:16, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, th...
03:00, 06/29/2019

Sudan’s army warns protest leaders of violence at rallies Sudan’s ruling military council has warned protest leaders they would be held responsible for any destruction by “vandals” ahead of planned mass rall...
23:00, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition...
13:48, 07/09/2019

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is l...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in ...
22:16, 07/23/2019

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social moo...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Consortium of Tech Firms Sets AI Benchmarks A consortium of tech companies, including Facebook and Google, has released a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of artificial-intellig...
00:00, 06/26/2019

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effect...
11:00, 08/09/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%)...
22:00, 06/25/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shoot...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used th...
21:48, 06/12/2019

'Enough is enough': Cloudflare terminates 8chan, an online meeting place for 'extremist hate' 8chan, or Infinite Chan, is a online message board that has been linked to three mass shootings in 2019. Cloudflare is terminating its services. ...
02:32, 08/06/2019

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
08:16, 05/27/2019

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax ...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Trump suggests EU out of line in suing U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line in suing U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet I...
23:48, 06/26/2019

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This ...
07:32, 06/13/2019

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least £...
08:32, 06/10/2019

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban...
23:16, 06/08/2019

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech fi...
20:48, 06/12/2019

After Violence At Amit Shah Rally, Trinamool Leaders Change Profile Pics Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a name every Bengali has grown up with, has been dragged into the acrimonious and violence-hit national election campaign ...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Tammy Abraham abuse after missing Chelsea penalty sees Kick It Out call on Twitter to outline plan to tackle online racism Kick It Out have called on Twitter and their social media counterparts to outline their plan to tackle racism after Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms i...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicid...
07:16, 04/29/2019

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating th...
19:00, 06/18/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad ant...
04:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive pra...
00:16, 07/24/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tens...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
07:00, 05/27/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards ...
17:00, 06/10/2019

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
08:16, 07/15/2019

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
00:32, 07/12/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle f...
13:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
22:48, 06/10/2019

REFILE-U.S. FTC chief says prepared to break up big tech firms - Bloomberg U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sed...
01:48, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
02:32, 06/10/2019

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has ...
11:32, 06/04/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr)...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
08:32, 06/29/2019

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an i...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
02:00, 06/29/2019

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
23:00, 08/09/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfe...
12:00, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a repor...
16:48, 06/14/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China-Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of C...
11:48, 07/03/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech firms ahead of G20 summit Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new tra...
13:48, 06/24/2019

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in a...
19:48, 06/26/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
11:32, 06/09/2019

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the compan...
01:16, 06/21/2019

Tech war with the US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says venture capitalist The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own ...
08:48, 07/02/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp, are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of Ch...
11:32, 07/03/2019

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed...
08:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms -Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year fro...
15:00, 07/05/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “la...
23:32, 07/23/2019

New Zealand Seeks Global Support for Tougher Measures on Online Violence In the wake of the terrorist attack on Muslim mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling for a united effort against the biggest internet comp...
22:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S...
02:00, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China -Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
14:00, 07/03/2019

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for governm...
19:32, 08/01/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over ou...
09:16, 05/05/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees ha...
17:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and...
02:16, 07/26/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanne...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop ...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded ...
13:16, 07/12/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction....
16:32, 05/15/2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the ...
19:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’...
04:48, 07/19/2019

China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a brui...
10:32, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the ...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Who are the best CEOs for women workers? Big tech leaders fall in new ranking CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Apple's Tim Cook.     &#...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is part of a family of impressive tech leaders, founders, and CEOs — here's who they are Christophe Morin/IP3 Led by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber opened for trading as a public company on Friday at $42 a share. For Khosrowshahi, being a ...
04:32, 05/12/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet...
00:48, 05/21/2019

White House invites tech companies to discuss violent online extremism The White House plans to host a meeting with tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism. According to The Washington Post, this i...
21:32, 08/07/2019

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to...
18:32, 08/07/2019

8chan Owner: 'I Am Not an Extremist' The free-speech advocate providing a platform for hate-filled manifestos promoting white supremacy and linked to recent mass shootings is a U.S. Army...
06:00, 08/10/2019

One of U.K.’s Most Prolific Extremist Cells Is Regrouping The security services have expressed alarm at the prospect of the extremist group Al Muhajiroun re-energizing with ISIS fighters returning from Iraq ...
16:48, 05/18/2019

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has ...
04:32, 07/24/2019

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexu...
22:32, 06/05/2019

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as far-right extremist Germany’s domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The movement, which espouses an et...
12:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively en...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Somalia car bombing leaves 10 dead in extremist attack A local district official told The Associated Press the death toll may rise as fighting continued inside the Asasey Hotel between the extremist gunme...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” – including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones...
21:16, 05/02/2019

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the o...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "rig...
14:16, 06/18/2019

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate tha...
08:16, 06/04/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges reje...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a fi...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend ...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Iran's Zarif warns of risk from "extremist" individuals in U.S. government Iran's foreign minister said on Tuesday that "extremist individuals" in the U.S. government were pursuing dangerous policies, amid a war of words wit...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Haftar's ally UAE says 'extremist militias' control Libyan capital The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that "extremist militias" were controlling the Libyan capital which its ally Khalifa Haftar is fighting to ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images WASHINGTON (AP) — The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media ...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Islam...
16:16, 06/07/2019

Turkey: Election fraud suspects accused of extremist ties ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s official news agency says an investigation of local election fraud in Istanbul found 43 suspects had alleged links to ...
16:48, 05/05/2019

8chan owner Jim Watkins faces grilling on extremist content The House Committee on Homeland Security subpoenaed Jim Watkins, the owner of the far-right internet message board 8chan, as part of a probe into the...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Cloudflare cuts off extremist site 8chan after multiple shootings Cloudflare has announced that it will no longer provide security services to the far-right site 8chan following the deadly, mass shooting by a white ...
10:00, 08/05/2019

Extremist material found in a home used by Gilroy festival shooter Police found extremist material during a search of a Nevada home they believe the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter once rented, according to law enforc...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broad...
03:00, 05/16/2019

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extre...
03:32, 08/07/2019

Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 26 dead Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo as death toll has risen to 26 people, includi...
11:48, 07/13/2019

Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead befor...
08:48, 07/14/2019

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters an...
13:16, 07/21/2019

'Red Dead Online' is growing faster than 'GTA Online' Now that Red Dead Online has had several months to build an audience, how is it faring? Quite well, apparently. During an earnings call, Take-Two c...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria; Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.   ...
18:16, 07/29/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as co...
08:48, 04/29/2019

House committee asks 8chan owner to testify over extremist content Politicians are still determined to investigate 8chan's role in fueling extremism even though the site is effectively out of commission. The Ho...
04:32, 08/07/2019

Extremist material was found in a home used by the Gilroy festival shooter, source says Police found extremist material during a search of a Nevada home they believe the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter once rented, according to law enforc...
23:16, 07/31/2019

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.   ...
00:48, 07/29/2019

Alleged extremist tortured in Mali, lawyer tells Hague court A defense lawyer for an alleged jihadist leader from Mali has accused International Criminal Court prosecutors of ignoring claims that her client was...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Shocking CCTV captured far-right extremist engulfed in fireball as he tried to set synagogue on fire Shocking footage captured the moment a far-right extremist was engulfed in a ball of flames when he set fire to a historic synagogue on a day commemo...
06:49, 07/06/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a te...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert ...
02:16, 05/18/2019

ISIS Video Purports to Show Baghdadi, Extremist Group's Leader Islamic State released a rare recorded video that purports to show its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, following the collapse of the extremist group’s ...
21:32, 04/29/2019

GOP rep calls on FBI chief to add Antifa to list of extremist ideologies, says it tries to silence Americans A Republican congressman on Thursday wrote to the FBI requesting it add Antifa to a list of extremist ideologies under a new category of “Anti-1st Am...
22:32, 08/01/2019

Somali forces end extremist siege of hotel where Americans, other foreigners died An all-night siege by extremist militants at a Somali hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo ended Saturday, but not before 26 people – including...
17:48, 07/13/2019

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gove...
21:16, 06/15/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring ...
20:32, 05/04/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disse...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here&#...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it,...
11:48, 04/29/2019

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09:32, 08/06/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to sh...
13:16, 07/23/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used...
02:16, 06/09/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs an...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that h...
00:16, 05/05/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is st...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Mini...
21:48, 07/15/2019

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian refugees The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it ...
04:16, 06/26/2019

PM to pledge new rail route between Leeds and Manchester Boris Johnson will outline key policy commitments – including a new rail route between Manchester and Leeds - in his first speech outside Westm...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would c...
00:32, 05/22/2019

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lash...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made ...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude be...
16:00, 05/01/2019

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some...
14:16, 05/31/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its cle...
18:16, 04/28/2019

McDonnell urges referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in ...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Al...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “Ameri...
01:16, 05/18/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge t...
17:32, 07/23/2019

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique...
13:00, 06/02/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large p...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitari...
19:16, 04/28/2019

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union ...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Mexico minister says country has fulfilled pledge to U.S. to reduce migration Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to reduce migration from Central America, a...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Kremlin criticises new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be see...
12:48, 05/21/2019

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have b...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackli...
01:16, 07/25/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Should Parents Pledge as a Group to Delay Giving Smartphones to Their Children? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. T...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving...
02:00, 05/18/2019

With October 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union ...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Mesut Özil makes 'surgeries for children' wedding pledge The German World Cup winner is to wed the former Miss Turkey, Amina Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul on Friday. To mark the occasion, he promis...
17:32, 06/07/2019

U.S. casinos pledge responsible marketing rules for sports betting U.S. casinos on Tuesday agreed to a code of conduct for responsible marketing of sports betting, a year after a pivotal court ruling paved the way fo...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev ...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and com...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Suspect in fraternity pledge’s death says grand jury flawed BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana State University student charged in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge wants his indi...
19:16, 06/25/2019

"Will Never Have Talks": North Korea Rejects Seoul's Dialogue Pledge North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue di...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity p...
04:16, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and com...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic d...
11:00, 06/28/2019

APAC nations pledge digital cooperation, but acknowledge some implementation challenging Governments participating in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity have laid out new five-year goals to "co-create a connected digital future" for the regio...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un pledge 'peace and stability' during historic Pyongyang visit Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un have pledged to work towards "peace and stability" on the Korean peninsula during the Chinese president's historic visit t...
03:16, 06/21/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to ...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2...
07:32, 07/16/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitte...
11:16, 07/02/2019

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at su...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread --...
23:16, 07/16/2019

Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge - tax relief for millions Australia's conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax break...
08:32, 05/21/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy co...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal prior...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presiden...
03:16, 04/29/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health an...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration fr...
02:16, 07/20/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural...
23:32, 05/20/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, a...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's Dece...
17:00, 08/02/2019

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying ...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state...
20:48, 05/28/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happen...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important i...
08:32, 07/22/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence ...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major bac...
18:32, 06/28/2019

North Korea Missile Tests Didn't Violate Kim Jong Un Pledge To Trump: US US national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to...
17:32, 08/01/2019

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the s...
16:32, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense ...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Johnson makes police boost pledge as Hunt promises fox hunting vote Jeremy Hunt has said he would move to see fox hunting legalised if he becomes prime minister - as his rival Boris Johnson pledged to put 20,000 more ...
10:00, 07/04/2019

Lyon’s Lucy Bronze makes World Cup pledge to Barcelona’s Toni Duggan • Bronze thrilled by her team’s Champions League final 4-1 win• Tells England teammate Duggan, ‘We’ll win World Cup together’Lucy Bronze has revealed...
17:48, 05/19/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of i...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop recitin...
16:32, 07/10/2019

Bolton says North Korea tests didn't violate pledge to Trump, but no word on talks U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made ...
04:48, 08/01/2019

'Storm Area 51' craze continues as 2M people pledge to raid secret gov't military base The "Storm Area 51 event" event that went viral last month as people pledged to crash the secret military base in an attempt to "see them aliens" has...
13:32, 08/02/2019

North Korea tested missiles, but that didn’t violate a pledge to Trump: John Bolton John Bolton: "The firing of these missiles don't violate the pledge that Kim Jong Un made to the president about intercontinental-range ballistic mis...
11:00, 08/01/2019

Boris Johson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundr...
11:48, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundr...
23:16, 07/29/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetin...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge For more than a year, local residents have expressed concern about rising rents and displacement as Google's plans for a massive expansion in Sa...
19:48, 07/11/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happen...
00:32, 05/23/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the ...
11:48, 05/17/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire t...
14:48, 05/02/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.       &#...
19:16, 06/05/2019

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pl...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charge...
14:00, 05/16/2019

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning....
16:32, 08/08/2019

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications f...
21:48, 08/13/2019

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. ...
17:32, 06/09/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls vow to tackle inequality Lithuanians started voting in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron L...
10:32, 05/12/2019

Cardinals release defensive tackle Nkemdiche The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche after the former first-round draft pick showed up to training camp out of shap...
05:16, 07/28/2019

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro s...
20:48, 05/28/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on...
13:48, 06/16/2019

Mozilla is gearing up to tackle shady add-ons on Firefox Mozilla has announced that it will no longer accept Firefox extensions that contain obfuscated code as part of their updated Add-on policy that goes ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Min...
23:48, 06/03/2019

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense st...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electi...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into s...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK alone...
18:16, 06/13/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terror...
04:16, 05/21/2019

The Time Dave McKenna Played Offensive Tackle Our beloved colleague Dave McKenna tells good stories. He’s done a lot of cool shit, met many weird people in weird ways, and had his run-ins with th...
00:32, 05/16/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious p...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors post...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by th...
06:00, 07/16/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closel...
17:32, 06/30/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities o...
20:32, 07/12/2019

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government pane...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said...
11:34, 08/12/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls promise to tackle inequality Lithuanians came out in large numbers to vote in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Balt...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in...
07:00, 07/17/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy-Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development e...
13:48, 06/03/2019

EU moves to tackle deforestation caused by chocolate and other products Campaigners hail scheme to protect and restore forests around the world as ‘pivotal step’ towards ensuring goods remain untaintedThe EU has taken a “...
10:16, 07/25/2019

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’...
13:00, 06/20/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection commit...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or late...
14:32, 05/01/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closel...
13:16, 06/30/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his la...
17:00, 08/08/2019

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two ...
05:00, 07/11/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antive...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
18:32, 05/23/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while...
02:00, 05/03/2019

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves ...
19:16, 07/31/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative f...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Mass Civil Disobedience Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be...
13:32, 08/19/2019

EU asks court to force Spain, Bulgaria to tackle air pollution The EU executive on Thursday asked the bloc's top court to take action against Spain and Bulgaria over their poor air quality, warning that the count...
14:16, 07/25/2019

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Titans tackle plans to appeal, resigned to missing 4 games Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan plans to appeal his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy against performance-enhancing drugs, ...
22:32, 07/25/2019

Lagarde will have 'very little' left to tackle any euro zone weakness, bank CEO says The next European Central Bank (ECB) chief will have "very little" ammunition left to prop up the euro zone in times of economic stress, according to...
15:16, 07/26/2019

Tackle Mills signs $3 million, 1-year deal with Dolphins Veteran offensive lineman Jordan Mills has signed a $3 million, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins and becomes to the front-runner to start at...
20:48, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closel...
17:32, 06/30/2019

Walgreens expands collaboration to tackle epinephrine shot shortage Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its collaboration with Kaleo Inc, making the privately held company's epinephrine auto-inje...
14:48, 07/11/2019

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to p...
17:32, 06/29/2019

Watch: Panthers' Luke Kuechly clobbers kid with tackle at camp Star linebacker Luke Kuechly took out a boy with a big tackle during a drill at a youth football camp he hosted with Carolina Panthers teammate D.J. ...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according ...
19:16, 07/29/2019

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on...
18:48, 07/21/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species ...
03:16, 08/18/2019

PM Modi's Plan To Tackle Economy, Jobs: 2 New Cabinet Committees Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering a proposal to set up cabinet committees to address the two biggest challenges his government faces - slow...
18:16, 06/05/2019

New York Giants' Pat Shurmur finds standout tackle and 'dog'ged defender After showing up to his Monday press conference with a fresh scrape on the left side of his face, the Giants' second-year coach revealed to reporters...
03:48, 08/14/2019

Liverpool friendly defeat to Sevilla marred by horror tackle "Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla during their International Champions Cup encounter in Boston, but the match will be remembered for a dreadful t...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is alw...
21:00, 06/07/2019

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's go...
15:32, 07/01/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch i...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that t...
09:16, 06/19/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promot...
22:32, 05/04/2019

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners f...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle th...
00:48, 06/18/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the futur...
16:16, 06/16/2019

Giants sign tackle Mike Remmers to solidify right side EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have a new right side of their offensive line. Two months after acquiring right guard Kevin Zeitler ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, ...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-...
17:48, 06/25/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstate...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the governmen...
12:00, 06/18/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Money: Best way to make money, chips in the GTA Online Diamond Casino? GTA Online just released a new update with the Diamond Casino. So if you're looking to strike it rich, this guide will tell you how to make as much m...
20:16, 07/25/2019

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Tackle Tabloid Rumors in the Most Hilarious Way Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are setting the record straight on this ridiculous split rumors. Since the speculation is so silly, the famous actors ...
08:16, 06/20/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistan...
18:32, 08/07/2019

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest por...
23:48, 05/28/2019

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions i...
17:16, 06/03/2019

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports ...
06:32, 07/18/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Potential match-ups: Dimitrov to tackle Tsitsipas and Stephens to face Muguruza? "The second week of Grand Slam action always provides some big match-ups, but here are a few potential clashes to get the tongue wagging before the q...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbe...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monda...
15:00, 08/19/2019

Tackle All of Your Outdoor Projects This Summer With This GreenWorks Power Tools Sale If you’ve been waiting for a nice day to get work done in the yard, clear skies seem to be heading your way. Take advantage of today’s GreenWorks Pow...
01:48, 05/20/2019

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out...
10:16, 06/17/2019

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

NFL suspends Titans tackle Taylor Lewan four games over failed PED test NFL has suspended Titans offensive lineman Taylor Lewan four games for violating PED policy, Lewan said in a video he posted to Twitter on Wednesday....
01:00, 07/25/2019

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destru...
10:16, 07/11/2019

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official tol...
17:16, 07/08/2019

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime a...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will t...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De’Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik’Quan ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores,...
01:48, 07/05/2019

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc ...
16:32, 07/05/2019

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle clima...
22:32, 07/04/2019

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the bi...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and comple...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley' Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in E...
09:32, 07/23/2019

Australian detective wins praise for textbook tackle of suspected stalker An Australian detective interrupted his own news conference to complete a textbook tackle of a man now charged with public nuisance and stalking offe...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Vodafone CEO Nick Read Slashes Dividend To Tackle Debt Burden The company cut the full-year dividend to 9 eurocents a share from 15.07 eurocents in its financial 2018 year and below the 14.55 eurocents that had ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

House judiciary panel will come back early to tackle gun control bills The House judiciary committee will return to Washington, D.C., early to take up three gun control bills in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Tex...
06:00, 08/17/2019

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual explo...
20:32, 05/30/2019

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the...
23:32, 06/12/2019

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by ac...
15:48, 06/27/2019

Drowned migrants photo shows failure to tackle desperation, UNHCR says A photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border symbolizes the failure to deal with their desperation, the U.N. refugee...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling pro...
12:32, 08/08/2019

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pens...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Arkansas defensive tackle Briston Guidry retiring after seven knee surgeries University of Arkansas defensive tackle Briston Guidry said he is retiring from football after undergoing seven knee surgeries in the last few years....
05:48, 05/16/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Thousands protest in Romania after police take 19 hours to tackle child kidnapping Police chief sacked after reports emerge about plight of 15-year-old who was later murderedSeveral thousand protesters rallied in Bucharest on Saturd...
12:16, 07/28/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackl...
21:00, 07/21/2019

Germany planning to access voice assistant data to tackle crime German authorities are working on guidelines to allow them to access data held by voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa or smart fridges to help them ...
16:32, 06/05/2019

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Tents, toilets, transport: eco-friendly festivals tackle the unholy trinity Event organisers have already gone to war on plastic bottles and diesel generators, with the full support of music fansWhen Chris Johnson first start...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to h...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summitOne of the joys of traveling on Japan’s ...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours t...
15:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's pr...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matte...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington ...
23:48, 05/16/2019

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sh...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to tackle car sector challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to confront the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory chan...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after repor...
18:00, 06/19/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic...
13:00, 05/23/2019

California DMV gets makeover designed to tackle long lines, faulty computer systems California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed tech-focused Steve Gordon to run the state's broken Department of Motor Vehicles, putting a focus on READ...
23:32, 07/24/2019

BREAKING: Pupils bravely 'tackle' gunmen during school shooting horror – 7 injured A SCHOOL shooting in Denver has injured at least seven people, with police still actively trying to hunt down a possible third gunman, US media repor...
01:16, 05/08/2019

One way to tackle homophobia and hate? Take a leaf out of Nick Cave's book | Eleni Stefanou The rock star’s response to a fan letter shows how powerful meeting intolerance with generosity can beNick Cave launched a newsletter last year to co...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Corner Office: Leana Wen of Planned Parenthood Wants to Tackle the ‘Fundamental Unfairness in Our System’ Dr. Wen immigrated to the U.S. at 7, graduated college at 18, became a Rhodes scholar and is now at the front lines of the fight over women’s health ...
21:16, 05/02/2019

Prince William launches campaign at Wembley to help men tackle mental health through football Prince William today spoke at the home of football to launch a new campaign which uses the sport to get more people — particularly men — talking abou...
14:00, 05/15/2019

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the cen...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to help tackle dementia care crisis Dame Barbara Windsor is calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tackle the dementia crisis, as millions are expected to fall victim to the illness...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and...
00:00, 05/28/2019

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.  ...
17:00, 07/12/2019

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital ...
20:48, 06/30/2019

HBO 'Watchmen' series to tackle white supremacy, police brutality — with Robert Redford as President Robert Redford will star as himself — and the longest-serving President in United States history — in the upcoming HBO series "Watchmen," based on th...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is th...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Apple's latest iPhone ads tackle privacy, encryption, and recycling in simple but effective ways Apple has uploaded not one and not two, but three new iPhone ads to the company's official YouTube channel for Australia (for some reason) in the pas...
14:48, 06/24/2019

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bik...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Former 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis eyes return three years after retirement, per report Anthony Davis retired in 2016 but now says he appreciates "the strides the NFL is making to protect players and better the game for all."  ...
08:48, 05/04/2019

South Africa's largest opposition party promises to lead coalitions, tackle racism South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), although heading for defeat in May 8 national elections, pledged to forge coal...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.  ...
01:00, 07/25/2019

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the tr...
19:32, 06/14/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
03:32, 07/02/2019

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s lin...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year ...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secre...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on M...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate ch...
23:32, 06/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders set to unveil 'radical' proposal to tackle 'greed' of banking, credit card industry Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to unveil a “radical” new policy proposal with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday that will take on the “greed” of ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in ...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Liverpool provide Yasser Larouci injury update after Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in Sevilla friendly Liverpool are 'optimistic' that Yasser Larouci was not seriously injured by the shocking challenge that forced him out of Sunday's friendly meeting w...
11:48, 07/24/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCH...
20:48, 05/10/2019

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have bee...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology te...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Liverpool 1 Sevilla 2: Yasser Larouci injured by Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in feisty Fenway Park loss Liverpool fell to their second pre-season defeat in a row with a 2-1 loss against Sevilla, though the match lost the right to be called a friendly af...
02:48, 07/22/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European co...
11:48, 05/20/2019

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year...
10:00, 08/18/2019

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

How 100-year-old firms stay relevant Many legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digita...
19:16, 07/23/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week,...
03:48, 05/16/2019

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their pr...
13:32, 05/20/2019

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and ...
17:32, 07/24/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chi...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, s...
13:32, 07/10/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy manag...
02:48, 06/15/2019

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna t...
12:48, 07/01/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over A...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Brexit drives firms to relocate to Germany More foreign firms are relocating their operations to Germany than ever before, according to new figures. There was a big increase in the number of B...
20:00, 05/13/2019

China says foreign firms welcome to participate in 5G market China's industry ministry said on Thursday that it will continue to welcome foreign enterprises to actively participate in the country's 5G market af...
08:32, 06/06/2019

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections f...
12:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant HuaweiR...
13:16, 05/21/2019

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and trans...
07:00, 07/19/2019

US firms could resume Huawei sales 'in weeks' American technology firms could be permitted to resume business with Huawei within the next “two to four weeks” as the US ban on sales ...
15:32, 07/15/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, mark...
08:32, 06/06/2019

Pledge who chugged liquor at frat 'Bible study' event was 'dead man walking', toxicologist says A toxicologist has testified that a fraternity pledge was a "dead man walking" after chugging liquor during a hazing event.     ...
16:16, 07/17/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government a...
12:16, 07/02/2019

VW investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsb...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared w...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figu...
12:32, 05/02/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberat...
11:00, 06/19/2019

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, exp...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Chinese EV start-up boss: new premium firms won't survive WM Motor EX5 Freeman Shen, who runs ambitious Chinese newcomer WM Motor, says his firm won't follow Tesla by aiming at premium market The boss of ...
13:16, 05/14/2019

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make i...
09:32, 08/03/2019

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was remo...
00:48, 07/19/2019