AJ Impact

Pressured by growing ad boycott, Facebook will label posts

Tech titan will label newsworthy posts that violate its social media policies and all posts and ads about voting.

Pressured by growing ad boycott, Facebook will label posts

AJ Impact

Tech titans take aim at Trump freeze on H-1B and other visas

Trump administration has justified suspension of some worker visas on grounds it will boost US jobs, but execs cry foul.

Tech titans take aim at Trump freeze on H-1B and other visas

Donald Trump

Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

Trump can't unilaterally regulate or close social media companies, which would require action by the US Congress or FCC.

Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

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Zuckerberg dashes hopes of pay cheque arbitrage

Staff who try to cheat by falsely claiming to live in pricey Silicon Valley areas will face 'severe ramifications'.

Lower Pay: Facebook to peg work-from-home pay to cost of living

Science & Technology

Computer scientist behind 'cut, copy and paste' dies

Pioneering Silicon Valley inventor Larry Tesler died at age 74, according to Xerox, where he spent part of his career.

Larry Tesler: Computer scientist behind 'cut-copy-paste' dies

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Tesla shares hit a record high as Elon Musk defies sceptics

The Silicon Valley carmaker delivered roughly 367,500 vehicles during the year 2019.

Tesla shares hit a record high as Elon Musk defies sceptics

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Google to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1bn in cash

The tech giant is under investigation for anti-competitive practices, so the deal may attract more regulatory scrutiny.

Google to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1bn in cash

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Google touts quantum computing milestone

Quantum processor completes task in minutes that would take traditional supercomputer thousands of years, Google says.

Google touts quantum computing milestone

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Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court over hate speech

The decision will be seen as a win for EU regulators, who want US tech giants to meet tightened standards over content.

Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court over hate speech

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Amazon, Facebook and Google to face another US inquiry

The inquiry will focus on small businesses that allege they have been treated unfairly by the tech giants.

Amazon, Facebook and Google to face another US inquiry

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Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new 'barbarism'

The Vatican is hosting Silicon Valley execs ahead of a possible papal document on artificial intelligence.

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new 'barbarism'

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Apple apologises, and makes changes to Siri's privacy policy

In a statement, the tech giant announced new plans aimed at improving its digital-assistant services.

Apple apologises, and makes changes to Siri's privacy policy

AJ Impact

Months after IPO, Uber's quarterly loss tops $5bn

The ride-sharing company racked up 100 million customers by July, but for every dollar brought in, it lost roughly $1.65

Months after IPO, Uber's quarterly loss tops $5bn

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Beyond Meat's sales are soaring, but its investors are nervous

After a successful IPO in May, the company's stock fell more than 10 percent after announcing a second stock offering.

Beyond Meat's sales are soaring, but its investors are nervous

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Beyond Meat expects sales to more than double this year

Momentum around Beyond Meat's successful IPO in May is continuing as demand grows for plant-based alternatives.

Beyond Meat expects sales to more than double this year