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Facebook Refers Its Trump Ban To Its "Supreme Court"

While NBC News reported on Tuesday that Facebook "has no plan in place to lift the indefinite suspension on President Donald Trump's Facebook account," there was a new twist two days later. "Facebook on Thursday announced that it will refer its dec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 23rd, 2021

Update: Supreme Court holds that payment to non-residents for imported software cannot be characterised as ‘royalty’

The Supreme Court (SC) has recently issued a landmark ruling on March 2, 2021 confirming that amounts paid by resident Indian end-users / distributors to non-resident computer software manufacturers / suppliers, as consideration for resale / use of c.....»»

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YouTube CEO says Trump"s account will be restored when risk of violence recedes

Former President Donald Trump's YouTube account will eventually be restored in accordance with the platform's current policies, the company's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News18 hr. 3 min. ago

YouTube to lift Trump ban if violence threat falls, says CEO

Chief executive Susan Wojcicki says there's a way back for the former president on YouTube......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News19 hr. 3 min. ago

Facebook rainforest ads: Inquiry ordered into Amazon land sales

A Supreme Court judge in Brazil orders an investigation following the BBC's report into the trade......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News19 hr. 3 min. ago

What Full Autonomy Means for the Waymo Driver

For self-driving vehicles, full autonomy might not be quite as full as you think In January, Waymo posted a tweet breaking down what “autonomy” means for the Waymo Driver, which is how the company refers to its autonomous driving system. Th.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News21 hr. 3 min. ago

WhatsApp adds one-to-one voice and video calling to its desktop app

The Facebook-owned messaging and VoIP service said that over the last year, they saw a meaningful uptick in people calling one another on WhatsApp. On New Year’s Eve, for example, the service set a new personal best for the most calls made in a sin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 35 min. ago

Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

Facebook has developed a powerful new image-recognition A.I. that's trained on over a billion public Instagram images. It could be a game changer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app

WhatsApp is rolling out support for voice and video calling to its desktop app, the Facebook-owned messaging service said Thursday, providing relief to countless people sitting in front of computers who have had to reach for their phone every time th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

US Navy is Liable for Mass Software Piracy, Appeals Court Rules

The United States Navy is liable for a mass copyright infringement. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sided with the German software company Bitmanagement, which accused the Navy of copying software without permission. Bitmanagement claime.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Parler Sues Amazon Again, After Dropping Original Lawsuit

Social media app Parler has dropped its federal case against Amazon.com for cutting off its web-hosting services and filed a separate lawsuit against the company and its web services unit in a Washington state court, according to court documents from.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Facebook Lifts Political Ad Ban

Facebook will lift its ban on political ads on Thursday, ending a self-imposed prohibition that began immediately after the November 2020 general election and remained active for months. Politico reports: Facebook informed top political advertisers o.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Facebook to lift its ban on political advertising

Facebook said it plans to lift a moratorium on US political advertising this Thursday, ending a ban that had been in place since the November elections......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Facebook lifts ban on US political advertising

Social media behemoth had been under pressure to rescind post-election moratorium. Enlarge Facebook will lift a ban on political advertising imposed after the US election to curb the spread of misinformation, and it has pledged to investigate.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Parler sues Amazon (again), claims AWS ban sank a billion-dollar valuation

The lawsuit is dead. Long live the lawsuit. Enlarge / A person browsing Parler in early January, before the site got into a fight with AWS. (credit: Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images) Social media platform Parler has dropped a federal la.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Bank of America is bringing VR instruction to its 4,000 banks

As consumer VR begins to have a moment following years of heavy investment from Facebook and other tech giants, corporate America is similarly beginning to find more utility in the technology, as well. Bank of America announced today that they’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CFPB nominee vows to enforce fair lending, scrutinize big data

At his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Democratic Senators pushed Rohit Chopra to revive the CFPB after the Trump administration weakened enforcement and several rules, while Republicans warned the bureau overstepped its authority previously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Teens and Other Volunteers Help Seniors Find Scarce COVID Shots

Sign-up systems for vaccines are horribly confusing, so people across the U.S. set up Facebook pages and phone lines with hands-on help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CFPB nominee vows to enforce fair lending, scrutinize Big Data

At his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Democratic Senators pushed Rohit Chopra to revive the CFPB after the Trump administration weakened enforcement and several rules, while Republicans warned the bureau overstepped its authority previously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Sonic Automotive CEO David Smith indicted on 4 charges; court case moves forward

The procedural action moves Smith's criminal case along in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. Smith's lawyer has said Smith will plead not guilty to the charges......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Jane Does v. GirlsDoPorn: How 22 millennial women brought down a porn empire

GirlsDoPorn deceived vulnerable women to profit off amateur porn—until Jane Does fought back. Enlarge / San Diego Superior Court (credit: sdcourt.ca.gov) When she flew to San Diego in October 2013 with her friend who found a modeling ad on C.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021