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Snapchat permanently bans President Trump’s account

Quite a bit has happened since Snap announced last week that it was indefinitely locking President Trump’s Snapchat account. But after temporary bans from his Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts as well as a permanent ban from Twitter, Sna.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 14th, 2021

Report Finds Extremists Did Use Facebook to Plan Capitol Attack

NBC News reports: A number of pro-Trump extremists used Facebook to plan their attack on the U.S. Capitol, a watchdog organization has found, contradicting claims by Facebook's leadership that such planning was largely done on other sites. Private.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 43 min. ago

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:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Iran"s supreme leader makes online threats to attack golfing Trump

A photomontage seems to show the ex-president playing in the shadow of a warplane or large drone......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Jessica Rosenworcel assumes FCC chair following Ajit Pai"s exit

President Biden and the FCC have confirmed that Jessica Rosenworcel will act as interim Chairwoman of the FCC, until such time that a permanent chair is appointed. It’s also possible that Rosenworcel could be appointed to the position permanently......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

S.K. Ramesh and Francis Grosz Run for 2022 President-Elect

The election’s winner will serve as IEEE president in 2023 .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: 1px; margin-bottom: -5px !important;.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Facebook"s Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban

The new board will decide whether the former president can use Facebook and Instagram again......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

“Complete incompetence:” Biden team slams Trump’s COVID work

Biden Administration starts off with a flurry of orders, actions, and comprehensive plan. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden releases his strategic COVID-19 plan at the White House on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Just a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

A look at all of Biden’s changes to energy and environmental regulations

There's a lot going on in addition to some of Biden's high-profile moves. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden signs an executive order with US Vice President Kamala Harris, left, looking on. (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images) The series of executiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave President Trump a $5,999 Mac Pro

In a new financial document released just hours after he left the White House, former President Donald Trump disclosed Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave him a $5,999 Mac Pro computer......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Facebook calls in its Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban

Facebook finally made a judgement call; now wants someone else to decide if it was right Enlarge / Facebook's Menlo Park, California, headquarters as seen in 2017. (credit: Jason Doiy | Getty Images) Facebook's Oversight Board is getting its h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Biden Names Jessica Rosenworcel Acting FCC Chair

President Joe Biden has named Jessica Rosenworcel, the FCC's leading Democrat, as acting FCC chairwoman. She is replacing Ajit Pai, who concluded his four years as chairman yesterday. Engadget reports: Rosenworcel is known as defender of net neutrali.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Facebook"s oversight board will decide whether Trump should be banned

Donald Trump's future on Facebook and Instagram is now up in the air......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Facebook’s Oversight Board will review the decision to suspend Trump

Facebook announced Thursday that its newly established external policy review group will take on one of the company’s most consequential acts: The decision to suspend former President Trump. On January 7, Facebook suspended Trump’s accoun.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Covid-19: Amazon offers to help with US vaccine delivery

The retail giant makes the offer in a letter to the new US president Joe Biden......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Biden appoints acting CFPB director after Trump appointee resigns

Kathy Kraninger, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, tweeted she was resigning shortly after Biden was sworn in on Wednesday. Her term was due to end in 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

QAnon in crisis as day of reckoning fails to materialize

Pro-Trump cult believed election results would be violently overturned on January 20. Enlarge / A demonstrator holds a "Q" sign outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Amazon Offers Biden Help With Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

Amazon has extended an offer to President Joe Biden to assist with the national distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, a move that could expedite the federal effort to combat the pandemic. From a report: Dave Clark, the CEO of Amazon's consumer business,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

The biggest step the Biden administration took on climate yesterday wasn’t rejoining the Paris Agreement

While the Biden Administration is being celebrated for its decision to rejoin the Paris Agreement in one of its first executive orders after President Joe Biden was sworn in, it wasn’t the biggest step the administration took to advance its cli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Biden administration must act fast to save migratory birds

On January 5, 2021, the day before the world watched in horror as the U.S. Capitol was assaulted, the Trump administration laid siege to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The revision is a major blow to conservation efforts, lifting penalties for indust.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Significant number of Americans believe false narratives about validity of election, surveys find

Joseph R. Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, but a series of Indiana University surveys found that a significant number of Americans believe false narratives about the validity of the election that he won......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021