Month: October 2020

US Senators Can’t Be Bothered To Pronounce The Google CEO’s Last Name Correctly

Sundar Pichai is a billionaire who has been running Google, a $1.5 trillion company headquartered in Mountain View, California, and its parent company, Alphabet, for the last five years. On Wednesday, a panel of Democrat and Republican senators questioned Pichai, along with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack…

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Six Republican Secretaries Of State Tried To Stop Facebook’s Effort To Register Millions Of Voters

Rachel Wisniewski / Reuters On Monday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major milestone for what he called “the largest voting information campaign in US history.” Launched in August with the goal of registering 4 million Americans to vote, Facebook claimed the effort garnered an estimated 4.4 million registrations across…

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Battling account takeover and identity theft: effective countermeasures revealed

Account takeover is a serious threat to everyone. Cybersecurity experts have warned about this issue for years, and we must take it seriously. Our credentials being leaked can result in identity theft and cause significant harm to us. While there are resources available for users to check if their details…

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A Facebook Executive Accused Of Protecting Hate Speech In India Has Left The Company

Ankhi Das, a top Facebook executive in India, the company’s largest market, is leaving the company months after reports revealed that she had shielded politicians from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party from Facebook’s hate speech rules to protect the company’s business interests in India. “I have decided to step down…

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Zoom Deleted Events Discussing Zoom “Censorship”

Zoom shut down a series of events meant to discuss what organizers called “censorship” by the company. The events were planned for Oct. 23 and were organized in response to a previous cancellation by Zoom of a San Francisco State University talk by Leila Khaled, a member of the Popular…

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No, Trump Didn’t Say “Good” In Response To A Question About Kids Separated From Their Parents At The Border

President Donald Trump did not respond with the word “good” following a comment from Democratic nominee Joe Biden about children separated from their parents at the border. The exchange happened near the end of the segment on immigration, during which the two presidential candidates argued about children who were separated…

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