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Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline

Social giant Facebook will spend millions on research to develop ways to prevent users from utilizing its livestream feature for nefarious purposes, like the gu...

Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline

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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 broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network ...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Facebook finally takes steps to limit abusive live streamers Almost two months after a horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook‘s finally taking some concrete steps to stop the abuse of its live streaming feature. Today, the social network introduced a new ‘one strike’ policy to ban users who violate...
10:52, 05/15/2019

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from the service. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour ...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
15:26, 07/03/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site. The U.S. social network’s announcement Wednesday comes as governments put more pressure on the big tech ...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
21:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Content Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it out....
04:52, 07/01/2019

Facebook's Content Moderators Are Waging a Quiet Battle The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees....
15:13, 05/09/2019

A New Study Claims Facebook Is Unknowingly Generating Terror Content A new study released on Thursday shows that terrorist groups are active on Facebook and the social media company may be unwittingly generating terrorist content. A five-month study by the National Whistleblowers Center analyzed the pages of 3,000 mem...
08:39, 05/10/2019

Facebook will change video ranking to prioritize original content Facebook wants to make it easier for filmmakers to grow their audiences and for viewers to connect with content creators. To do so, over the coming months, Facebook will change how it ranks videos. It will give more weight to videos based on their or...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
00:13, 07/02/2019

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
05:52, 07/02/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
17:26, 05/24/2019

Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
06:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
19:39, 06/27/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014. The workers categorize items according ...
23:39, 05/06/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities. At the time, he and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use machine learning to focus on areas like facia...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Facebook raises wages, improves conditions for contract content moderators Facebook announced that it'll bump the wages of contractors hired by vendors and provide new wellness tools and resources for content moderators.Read More...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Bishops on Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
12:39, 05/09/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to favor close friends and ‘worthwhile’ content Facebook’s biggest money-spinner is its News Feed, and the company has announced yet another key change to the algorithm. In a fresh announcement, the social network said that it’s leveraging new signals such as user surveys to prioritize posts from ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead....
15:13, 05/29/2019

Supreme Court rules 'crime of violence' law is unconstitutionally vague A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that a federal law requiring longer prison sentences for using a gun during a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague....
02:26, 06/25/2019

WWE Extreme Rules: How Brock Lesnar cash-in sets up huge SummerSlam Paul Heyman warned us, but even he couldn’t prepare us for what happened. WWE actually gave us a fitting Brock Lesnar moment to close one of its better pay-per-views. A portion of the fan base is sick of Lesnar being champion. So it’s understandable ...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide....
18:39, 07/09/2019

Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years Facebook unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and double the number of black and Hispanic employees......
11:00, 07/10/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook posts that remained online despite complaints from moderate Muslims who say they asked the company to...
04:52, 05/01/2019

'Good day for a chokehold': the police endorsing racism and violence on Facebook More than 100 officers have faced official repercussions after study collected 5,000 posts from eight departmentsOne post showed a photo of a dog, apparently squatting to defecate. “Hold on I got a black lives matter movement going on right now” was ...
11:52, 06/25/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic wi...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dollar platform. But in an effort to curtail all of the above, on Thursday, the social media juggernaut m...
05:13, 05/03/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first verify their identity and disclose who paid for the ads....
18:00, 06/25/2019

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
23:39, 06/01/2019

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a men’s wellness brand that sells prescription drugs...
23:26, 07/05/2019

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Health Brands Hims and Hers Flout Facebook’s Rules on Drug Ads Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA....
14:00, 07/01/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘new rules’ for the internet happen to benefit Facebook Facebook has recently outlined how it intends to clean up its content, making much of the fact that it has expunged 3.3 billion fake profiles in the last six months. After 18 months of mounting criticism, culminating in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s pro...
13:39, 07/10/2019

Facebook tightens livestreaming rules after the New Zealand mosque massacre Facebook is tightening livestreaming rules ahead of a meeting of world leaders, aimed at curbing online violence after the New Zealand mosque massacre.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world leaders prepare to meet for a summit aimed at curbing online terror. The social media giant said it is ...
10:39, 05/15/2019

Media companies scramble after judge rules they are liable for Facebook comments Australian judge finds media companies have a responsibility to ensure defamatory remarks are not posted on social mediaMajor media companies and Facebook are scrambling to come to grips with a landmark ruling by an Australian judge that found publis...
12:13, 06/25/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
20:00, 06/07/2019

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
18:52, 06/10/2019

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which explicitly uses the phrases "white nationalism" or "wh...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules: French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licenses if it offers banking services, France's central bank chief said in a magazine interview....
14:13, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules - French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licences if it offers banking services, France's central bank chief said in a magazine interview....
13:13, 06/25/2019

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable For Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for anything defamatory that’s published to the public Facebook pages of those media companies, even if it’s just posted by a random Facebook user.Read more......
13:26, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows why Internet outages that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services have entered a seventh day, sparking anger and frustration among citizens....
20:00, 06/18/2019

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
15:13, 05/21/2019

How to deal with an abusive boss in the workplace At 6-feet-6, 275 pounds and with more than 25 years of experience making automobiles that have been in nasty accidents look as if they’re brand new, George sees himself as more of a tough guy than a crybaby, or a tattletale. But … “My manager k...
15:39, 05/12/2019

How to Organize Your Recipes Offline There are a lot—some might say “too many”—recipes floating around in the world. Books and magazines are full of them but, thanks to the internet, you could cook a new recipe a day and never open a cookbook. There are many apps for keeping track of yo...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Cyberbullying 'not as prevalent' as offline bullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Nintendo will let you play 'Tetris 99' offline for $10 Releasing Tetris 99 as a free-to-play Switch game was a canny move by Nintendo, as the popular online-only title motivated users to get a Switch Online membership. Now, Nintendo is introducing a paid component with the new $10 Big Block DLC. You get....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Use iOS 12.3 to Download HBO Shows for Offline Viewing The most recent iOS update is here, and version 12.3 of Apple’s mobile operating system introduces several changes to AirPlay and the Apple TV app that are worth checking out. Here’s how to make the most of them:Read more......
23:13, 05/14/2019

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, police said Wednesday....
02:26, 06/13/2019

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
18:26, 06/27/2019

Google tracks nearly all your online (and some of your offline) purchases — see it for yourself, here For years Google has been keeping track of nearly every online purchase we’ve made. A CNBC report today reveals that, thanks to purchase receipts sent to personal Gmail accounts, the company has amassed a mountain of purchasing data on each of us, in...
04:00, 05/18/2019

‘Tetris 99’ will get an offline multiplayer mode later this year Nintendo has been slowly expanding how and where you can play Tetris 99. In February, the company released the battle royale game as an online exclusive for Switch. A few months later, Nintendo offered downloadable content, so users could play the ga...
20:13, 07/08/2019

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on ...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Outpouring of support in Russia for sisters who killed abusive father One summer night last year, sisters Krestina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan went into the room where their 57-year-old father Mikhail was sleeping and attacked him with pepper spray, a knife and a hammer....
16:52, 07/11/2019

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
19:39, 06/13/2019

Lawsuit: Abusive husband freed from jail to attack wife EUPORA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says a sheriff repeatedly freed her abusive husband from jail on weekends, when he tried to run her over, beat her unconscious and then drenched her body with sulfuric acid. Felicia Robinson’s medical ca...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Naughty Dog Is Taking Uncharted And The Last Of Us' PS3 Multiplayer Servers Offline On Wednesday, Naughty Dog announced on its developer blog that the company will be shutting down multiplayer servers for their PlayStation 3 games Uncharted, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, The Last of Us, and The Last of ...
23:52, 06/05/2019

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Woman Who Went On Racist, Abusive Rant Against Air India Crew Found Dead The Irish woman who launched an expletive-ridden rant at Air India staffduring a Mumbai-London flight in November was found dead at her home in East Sussex in England on June 1, after having......
08:52, 07/04/2019

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ago....
18:52, 06/19/2019

Protests in Russia as sisters face jail for killing abusive father Three daughters reported their attack to police, saying they felt their lives were in dangerThree teenage sisters who killed their father after suffering years of physical and sexual abuse are facing murder charges in Russia in a case that has sparke...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Google is testing an online social network for offline meetups Google can't resist the urge to create another social network even after the Google+ shutdown for everyday users. The company's experimental Area 120 unit has developed a social network, Shoelace, that helps people get together in real lif...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
23:00, 06/04/2019

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
18:26, 06/07/2019

Sen. Kennedy blasts Democrats' three-year 'tantrum' over 2016 election: 'This is all wicked abusive' Democrats are in the midst of a three-year "tantrum" over the 2016 election of President Trump and their behavior has become "abusive," Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday. ...
21:26, 06/05/2019

Three sisters who killed abusive father charged with murder in Russia. Outrage ensued The Khachaturyan sisters were charged last month with premeditated murder in a case that has shone a light on the Russian justice system.        ...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Australia's online government interactions grow as offline remains stagnant According to Deloitte and Adobe, around 800 million government services are available via digital means, but there's still around 300 million that require traditional channels....
05:00, 06/28/2019

EA DOWN: Apex Legends Servers Offline, FIFA 19 maintenance and Battlefield games EA servers are down once again with thousands of gamers, with Apex Legends, FIFA 19, Origin Access and fellow online games experiencing server issues....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Google Drive tests a full offline storage mode in Chrome Cloud services are great until you can't access an important file while you're on the road with frustratingly slow internet connection. Google Drive introduced offline mode for Documents, Slides and Spreadsheets as a solution for that. Now,...
08:52, 06/25/2019

Marvel's Avengers game offers offline play as God of War, CoD devs join team Being a superhero is tough work, so Square Enix is taking at least one hurdle away from wannabe crusaders with its upcoming Marvel's Avengers game: an always-required internet connection.In an interview with GamesIndustryBiz, Crystal Dynamic&apo...
12:52, 06/24/2019

Indian online smartphone shipment segment is up by 17%, offline market sees 4% decline The Indian online smartphone shipment rate has seen a 17% YoY growth in Q1 2019 while the offline smartphone market shipment declined by 4%. This is according to a new Counterpoint Research report, which states that online sales drove the segment to ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

How to edit Google Docs files offline, for when you're without internet or trying to eliminate online distractions LightField Studios/Shutterstock.com Making your Google Docs available for editing offline is useful for whenever you're going somewhere that doesn't have a steady internet connection. It can also be a useful productivity tool for those who like to ...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Virgin Media DOWN: Mobile internet, calls and data all offline as huge outage hits UK Virgin Media customers have been complaining of a massive outage in the UK as services have been down since around 11am - here's what you need to know....
17:13, 05/14/2019

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of th...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Amber Heard's friend defends Johnny Depp in court docs, says Heard was 'verbally abusive' toward assistant One of Amber Heard's friends defended Johnny Depp from the actress' harrowing domestic abuse allegations — and accused Heard of being verbally abusive herself....
18:39, 07/16/2019

Apple launches Apple TV app with HBO subscription channel to watch Game of Thrones offline The freshly designed Apple TV app for the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV box is meant to help you more easily find TV shows and movies you want to watch.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Match app adds an offline dating coach for your online dating woes Online dating is its own big, scary jungle, and often users are left on their own when it comes to problems like ghosting or mixed signals in texts. Match thinks it can help users navigate that jungle -- by offering some human assistance. The online....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday....
23:52, 05/21/2019

How to download maps on the Google Maps app for offline use Devon Delfino/Business Insider Downloading Google Maps directions can be quite useful if you're going somewhere that doesn't have a stable internet connection, or if you're trying to curb your data usage. You'll need foresight to get it done: You n...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Apple launches Apple TV app with HBO subscription channel to watch 'Game of Thrones' offline The freshly designed Apple TV app for the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV box is meant to help you more easily find TV shows and movies you want to watch.        ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
04:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
02:39, 06/28/2019

MAD Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content Starting with issue No. 10, which goes on sale in October, the humor magazine will be available only in comic-book stores and will also be mailed directly to subscribers....
09:13, 07/05/2019

This might just be the best content-creation laptop ever made Since it first launched in 2016, GIGABYTE’s AERO line has offered some of the most versatile laptops on the planet. This family of all-rounders combine light and portable designs with long battery life and powerful internals, with specs that a...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Best content marketing tools of 2019 Marketing is at heart about communications, but communications requires a message, or content, that you can reach out to consumers with.In the old days this could be as simple as a slogan on a poster, but these days with the profusion of digital medi...
22:39, 07/04/2019

David Price: ‘I’m quite content to be the B-side’ David Price on the Dave Allen phenomenon and why this is the biggest fight of his career The post David Price: ‘I’m quite content to be the B-side’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:39, 05/01/2019

NRA to stop producing new content for NRATV The National Rifle Association will no longer produce new material for NRATV — a move that coincides with the end of their business ties with long-term advertising firm Ackerman McQueen, according to a report. The development, reported by the N...
09:52, 06/26/2019

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
18:39, 05/26/2019

YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Wednesday it is taking further steps to remove hate speech and prohibit videos that justify discrimination, promote segregation or glorify Nazi ideology....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Crack the code behind creating engaging content with this $11 course Have you ever heard of a marketing funnel? While it serves a different principle than the funnels you have in your kitchen or garage, its purpose is basically the same. It’s all about the simple steps can turn a complete stranger into a valued custom...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads with religious content, explaining to sellers that a "policy update" reportedly banned promos for prod...
21:39, 05/11/2019

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to b...
02:52, 07/01/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), a creative agency, talked about how technology aids brands and creators at TNW2019 conference tod...
18:26, 05/09/2019

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
02:26, 05/22/2019

Netflix just released its first ever top 10 list of most-watched content As part of a gradual shift toward more transparency, Netflix made good today on a pledge to investors that it would start being less stingy with its proprietary and closely held viewership data. Which is why the streaming giant has released its first...
22:00, 05/09/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:26, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg......
21:26, 05/09/2019

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Patreon continues to crack down on NSFW content creators Earlier this month, crowdfunding site Patreon cracked down on its NSFW content policy. The site banned erotic accounts where hypnosis “is used as a coercion mechanic for nonconsensual” sexual interaction because of alleged pressure from its payment p...
11:39, 06/27/2019

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio apps were censored by China’s central internet regula...
23:52, 07/01/2019

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
18:13, 06/19/2019

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of stream...
23:52, 07/01/2019

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
19:52, 06/16/2019

| Not content: Pep eyes 4 targets in £200m City spree Not content with winning back to back Premier League titles, Pep Guardiola is reportedly targeting as many as four new faces in a £200m Manchester City spending spree....
14:39, 05/14/2019

Dropbox rolls out content suggestions to highlight files you may need most Dropbox is introducing a content suggestion feature to the web-based version of its cloud service, surfacing files and folders based on a user's activity.Read More...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Caesars Entertainment, ESPN tie-up for sports betting content U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was tying up with Walt Disney Co's ESPN for content and news related to sports betting....
18:39, 05/14/2019

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
14:39, 06/17/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These....
17:52, 07/15/2019

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition will offer 20 years of content for $20 After the massive success that was Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, it's no surprise that developer Forgotten Empires has chosen to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary by releasing a remastered version of Age of Empires II. What ...
08:13, 06/13/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended in the previous six months....
22:52, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform to hate speech and harassment....
20:39, 06/05/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in H2 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Tata Sky Android App Will Now Offer Personalised Content Recommendations Tata Sky has released an updated version of its live TV app in the Google Play Store with support for personalised recommendations and ability to add multiple profiles....
17:26, 05/03/2019

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serio...
11:13, 06/23/2019

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai....
13:39, 06/18/2019

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry sp...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO&rsquo...
01:52, 06/28/2019

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts trad...
23:00, 05/02/2019

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
03:26, 07/11/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary: “In a perfect world, we would just craft.”...
00:26, 06/25/2019

Google Says It Spends Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars On Content Review Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on......
03:52, 05/03/2019

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
19:52, 07/08/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
09:39, 06/06/2019

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
17:00, 06/04/2019

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Acast Access launches for podcasters to distribute their paywalled content to any app Podcasting powerhouse Acast has announced a new RSS-based service to help audio publishers distribute their paywalled content across any podcasting app.Read More...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list me...
08:00, 07/09/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be ena...
00:13, 06/05/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
19:39, 06/18/2019

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the stand-alone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
01:13, 06/20/2019

Custodians of the Internet, book review: Content moderation under the microscope How do you moderate content on platforms of the scale of YouTube or Facebook? Tarleton Gillespie lays out the options and highlights the impact of 'Web 2.0' on society....
19:52, 05/10/2019

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well....
11:26, 05/29/2019

6 foolproof content creation tips to boost your marketing strategy Buzzwords like ‘content marketing’, ‘content creation strategy’, and ‘content is king’ mean a lot more to businesses today than they did a few years ago. In the modern, fast-paced, and highly competitive corporate stratosphere, content marketing has ...
22:26, 07/12/2019

Walmart's Plan to Decimate Netflix Is Reportedly 'Shoppable Content' Walmart has big plans to bring you the family-friendly original content you never asked for on its streaming service—but it also reportedly wants to get you to buy stuff while you’re watching.Read more......
04:13, 04/30/2019

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content Planning to start your own YouTube channel or make some tutorials? Having a mic with good sound recording quality is essential for creating such videos. It is pretty common that as soon as the viewers hear the poor sound, they skip the video. If you ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:13, 04/29/2019

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
07:13, 06/09/2019

YouTube Makes It Easier to Control Recommendations, Discover New Content YouTube is making a few helpful changes to the platform that will allow users to stop recommendations from a particular channel, ease content discovery, and more....
11:52, 06/27/2019

Fifteen minutes of prestige: how Hollywood went long on short content Short-form content has graduated from YouTube to attracting big stars, big studios and big Hollywood backing. Is watching in snippets the future of TV?State of the Union opens in a bar, where Tom (Chris O’Dowd) and Louise (Rosamund Pike) hash out an ...
08:52, 05/14/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in revenue” and others reporting similar issues on seller forums, CNBC reported this weekend.Read more......
01:39, 05/12/2019

BJP Sent Notice For "Airing Poll-Related Content" On NaMo TV: Offiical The chief electoral officer of Delhi has sent a notice to the BJP for "airing election-related content" on NaMo TV even after the silence period began, a senior official said Saturday....
23:26, 05/11/2019

Ford Is Content to Give the Fusion a Long, Painful Death The Ford Fusion sedan, like all of Ford’s small cars aside from the rough, tough, still-selling Mustang, is fighting its inevitable death by inching along on a slow, indefinite conveyor belt that Ford will eventually decide to unplug. Slow and indefi...
20:39, 06/06/2019

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, quee...
08:00, 06/08/2019

SuperData: Millennials spend average of $112 a month on gaming content Millennials spend an average of $112 a month on gaming content. That is more than any other age group, including the Gen X and Gen Z demographics.Read More...
15:39, 06/06/2019

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
21:52, 05/21/2019

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content Four recent studies examined claims appearing on the packaging of food items. They compared the claims with reality and found a significant mismatch....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in second half 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
00:13, 05/10/2019

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 Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Alphabet's Google....
07:52, 06/27/2019

Fortnite v9.3 Content Update Brings Air Strike for Summoning Missile Attacks The latest Fornite v9.3 content update brings a new item called Air Strike which can be used to call a missile attack for decimating enemies on a larger scale....
11:00, 07/10/2019

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fashion and can be high fashion"...
14:39, 06/17/2019

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Mediaset to move pay-TV content to video streaming app after losing customers: source Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset plans to close its pay-TV channels and move their content to a video streaming service after losing 80 percent of its paying clients in six months, a source close to the matter said....
22:13, 04/29/2019

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review: letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it annually spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review and said it manually reviewed over 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Apex Legends Is Losing Steam, Highlighting Questions of Content and Crunch Those latest tweaks, as well as previous patches, have reportedly come at a steep cost in terms of a gruelling work schedule for the game's developers at Epic/...
11:13, 05/07/2019

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Myst's universe to unfold across TV series, movies, and, apparently, "unscripted content" Paging Mia Farrow: Deadline reports that Myst, the iconic 1993 PC game you probably quit after being stumped by the first puzzle, will be expanded into a “multi-platform universe including film, scripted, and unscripted television content.” Yes, we’r...
20:13, 06/26/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Akamai beats, raises forecast on cybersecurity, content delivery demand Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue and profit on Tuesday, and raised its forecast for the full-year, as it sees more demand for its cybersecurity services and traditional business of helping speed up content de...
02:26, 05/01/2019

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review - letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it annually spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review and said it manually reviewed over 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
20:26, 05/02/2019

New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said the “call to action” would include “specific expectations on governments and internet companies,” but not new regulations....
18:13, 04/28/2019

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video game...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
05:39, 07/02/2019

The Division 2 PATCH NOTES: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
13:39, 05/14/2019

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 eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
10:13, 05/16/2019

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
14:52, 05/14/2019

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
03:26, 06/11/2019

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, ...
12:39, 07/02/2019

Democrat O'Rourke accuses Trump White House of dictating Fox News content U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke attacked the close ties between Republican President Donald Trump and Fox News on Sunday, saying the White House has "free rein, almost" over what is broadcast on the cable television network....
02:39, 04/29/2019

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, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
15:52, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review -letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
20:26, 05/02/2019

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 about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of 51 Muslims at mosque in the country in March, the...
23:26, 05/12/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
09:52, 06/18/2019

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Review: Flawless fighting marred by tedious grinding and content gating NetherRealm's latest game has a very strong core - one of the best fighting games of the generation! - but design choices outside of combat have left us cold....
15:13, 05/02/2019

‘Fortnite’ competitor ‘Apex Legends’ is losing steam, highlighting questions of content and crunch Epic Games is facing scrutiny following a report of the extreme hours of labor required to sustain content updates for "Fortnite." Meanwhile a lack of such content appears to be costing "Apex Legends" players, while Respawn Entertainment says it is p...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has pr...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH ...
17:26, 05/24/2019

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after online backlash. In an Editor's Note, The New Republic said it regretted publishing the p...
02:26, 07/14/2019

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 disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Smash Bros Ultimate DLC: Banjo-Kazooie, Joker, and all the post-launch content coming this year Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the biggest, and possibly the best, Smash Bros fighting game to grace our Nintendo consoles. Half a year on from its release, you'd be forgiven for thinking the Smash Bros train has slowed, but not so: with regular S...
17:39, 06/13/2019

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
12:39, 05/27/2019

This List Of Decorative Placemats Is A Testament To Our Restraint At A Time When Literally Any ‘Game Of Thrones’ Content Whatsoever Would Go Viral The internet is obsessed with Game Of Thrones, and with the long-awaited series finale airing tonight, we could post pretty much anything at all about the show and get tens of millions of valuable page views. However, we are steadfastly committed to ...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
07:52, 06/14/2019

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky ...
08:52, 06/12/2019

For Honor E3 2019 NEWS: Will Ubisoft Announce New Content? UK Ubisoft Stream Start Times UBISOFT will be taking to the stage later today for its E3 2019 press conference. Amidst those big game announcements, can we expect a For Honor update?...
13:13, 06/10/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opport...
23:39, 06/05/2019

NBA sets salary cap at just over $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax level will be $132,627,000 and the minimum salary, which is 90 percent of the cap, is $98,226,000. All of ...
06:13, 06/30/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
13:39, 05/11/2019

Verdasco comes from two sets down to stun Edmund "British No. 1 Kyle Emdmund let a two-set lead slip as he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, 6-4."...
19:13, 07/03/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Athens Fire Chief Floyd Johnson tells news outlets that a man doused himself with gasoline and ran in...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
10:52, 06/14/2019

Dumb Starbucks Man: Winter Sets In Welcome again to Dumb Starbucks (Man), the series where we examine the very dumb things that Howard Schultz keeps saying as he pretends to run for president....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
05:39, 06/09/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
09:01, 06/12/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
11:39, 06/07/2019

Mel B Sets the Record Straight on Rumors She Went Blind: "I Was Not OK" Mel B is setting the record straight on rumors about her eye. Over the weekend, reports started spreading that the Spice Girls star had been hospitalized after losing her vision. While......
18:52, 05/21/2019

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-intelligence tools, aiming to help businesses navigate the fast-growing field....
04:39, 06/26/2019

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole....
02:39, 05/17/2019

When a Tennis Match Goes Five Sets, Count on Kei Nishikori After his victory over Benoît Paire in the fourth round at Roland Garros, Nishikori had a 23-6 record in five-set matches, one of the top marks of the Open era....
17:00, 06/04/2019

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
19:39, 06/12/2019

An exhilarating Fleabag sets some boundaries while breaking down others What is it about fancy parties that brings out the worst in everyone but Fleabag? The opening reception for Godmother’s “Sexhibition” in the season-one finale saw Fleabag get dumped by Arsehole Guy, but only after being made to work the event and pic...
22:39, 05/19/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Polestar sets up R&D centre in Coventry to develop more EVs Volvo’s now-separate performance brand to engineer future models in West Midlands Polestar has confirmed it has established a new research and development centre in Coventry, West Midlands.  The new facility, located in Ansty near to Geely’s desig...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Sunnyside senior sets goals and gives back TUCSON –Thursday when 18-year old Nathen Drow graduates from Sunnyside High School, he will be completing one goal and onto the next one. For three years Drow has been attending career and technical education classes that are JTED sponsored. His inte...
05:39, 05/22/2019

UK sets new record for days without coal power The UK has gone five days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution....
17:39, 05/07/2019

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with the FTC may mark a sea change....
07:13, 06/17/2019

Watch: Rafael Nadal needs four sets in third round win Rafael Nadal had a rare losing set in his toughest match so far at the 2019 French Open, but still slipped by David Goffin to reach the fourth round on Friday in Paris....
22:52, 05/31/2019

This Is What Time Gayle King Sets Her Alarm The CBS This Morning co-host shares what’s on her phone, from what time she wakes up each morning to the texts she received about that R. Kelly interview...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
21:39, 06/28/2019

Woman sets her hair on fire on NYC subway Just when you thought the subways couldn’t smell any worse. A woman was photographed setting her hair on fire aboard an MTA train Tuesday. The snap, posted to Reddit, shows the unidentified woman taking a lighter to her long, multi-colored locks whil...
02:39, 07/10/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. sets up some big questions, along with a sprinkling of answers After installments which were much more invested in delivering fun moments for the cast and viewers alike, here’s “The Other Thing,” an Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode which seems more dedicated to moving the plot forward than significant character de...
04:39, 06/15/2019

Viacom Revenue Falls as It Looks Beyond TV Sets for Growth Revenue at Viacom declined in its latest quarter, as the media company grapples with shrinking distribution fees and moving its content and advertising beyond traditional television platforms....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Big Little Lies Sets Up a Serious Finale Courtroom Showdown Throughout these two seasons of Big Little Lies, we've only known Celeste as a somewhat broken woman. She was being abused, she was afraid for her life, her abusive husband died, and......
04:52, 07/15/2019

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the less well-served U.S. market....
18:13, 05/30/2019

The sun sets on Giant Days with this exclusive As Time Goes By first look For the past 4 years, Boom! Studios’ Giant Days has consistently been one of the very best comics published every single month. The tale of three young British women during their three years at university, Giant Days tells heartfelt, hilarious storie...
19:00, 07/02/2019

MLB sets record for most home runs in a month MLB players hit a total of 1,135 home runs in the month of May, a new record for homers in a calendar month.        ...
17:39, 06/01/2019

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
20:39, 06/05/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end...
18:52, 06/03/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
13:13, 05/27/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
07:26, 05/03/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in the country?...
01:13, 05/04/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
01:00, 06/14/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:00, 06/03/2019

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:39, 06/04/2019

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
09:52, 06/19/2019

U.S. to consider sanctions in case of more Sudan violence A top U.S. State Department official who deals with Sudan said on Tuesday that Washington was considering all options, including possible sanctions, if there was more violence after a deadly assault on protesters in Khartoum early this month....
23:26, 06/25/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)        ...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Violence Erupts at May Day Rally in Paris The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and throwing rocks....
17:13, 05/01/2019

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that s...
19:26, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Muguruza sets up 3rd round match vs. Svitolina PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:15 p.m. Former champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the third round of the French Open by beating Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1. The Spanish player, who won the title at Roland Garros i...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma softball sets mark with 39th straight win OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma set a single-season Division I record with its 39th consecutive win by defeating Texas Tech 8-0 in six innings Friday in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. The Sooners (49-2) had tied the record South Carolina ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Pompeo sets out to build global coalition against Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. secretary of state says he will be talking to officials in the Persian Gulf as well as Asia and Europe as he sets out to build an international coalition against Iran. Mike Pompeo traveled from Washington to Saudi Arabia on...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Kane sets U.S. scoring record at world champs Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States' all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Australia defeat sets up England semi-final "Prolific opener David Warner smashed a brilliant 122 but could not claim victory for Australia as they slipped to a 10-run defeat to South Africa in their Cricket World Cup clash at Old Trafford on Saturday, leaving them facing a semi-final against ...
00:00, 07/07/2019

Nishikori hits back to beat Tsonga in four sets "Japan\u0027s Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open on Wednesday."...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Banksy sets up art display at Venice Biennale, gets kicked out Famously anonymous British artist Banksy may have set up shop unannounced at the Venice Biennale arts exhibition — and was booted from the piazza because he didn’t have a permit. Video was posted Wednesday to Banksy’s verified Insta...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and flooding in April. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says Trump signed the declaration Thur...
12:52, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Zverev pushed to 5 sets again at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Another French Open, another five-setter for No. 5 seed Alexander Zverev, who barely avoided blowing a big lead against John Millman. Zverev struggled on a breezy and occasio...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Pliskova sets up Eastbourne title clash with Kerber Karolina Pliskova scythed down Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1 6-2 on Friday to move into the Eastbourne final, where she will meet reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber....
19:13, 06/28/2019

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
06:52, 05/14/2019

Judge sets $300,000 bond for stripper accused in DUI crash MIAMI (AP) — A 31-year-old stripper accused in a crash that killed three young soccer players as they walked to a bus stop has been granted a $300,000 bond. Mariam Coulibaly appeared in bond court Thursday, nearly two weeks after police say she was d...
14:13, 06/07/2019

New Yorkers Flee as Fox News Sets Dooce on the Loose Earlier this morning, Fox & Friends ran a segment they called “Dooce on the Loose,” wherein host Steve Doocy is let loose upon the streets of New York (the area directly surrounding Fox News HQ on Sixth Avenue) to harass random strangers. They re...
08:26, 05/21/2019

UAE Sets Aside Law For Indian Couple, Gives Baby Birth Certificate The UAE government has issued a birth certificate to a nine-month old girl who was born to an Indian Hindu father and a Muslim mother -- both Indian expats -- setting aside the country's marriage......
20:13, 04/28/2019

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
08:00, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Halep advances in 3 sets at French Open The Latest on the French Open: Simona Halep overcomes a mid-match lapse in a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over 47th-ranked Ajla Tomljanovic        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
19:13, 06/10/2019

Koepka sets pace at Masters, Mickelson and Woods in mix "Despite having won three of the last six majors he contested Brooks Koepka was not on many Green Jacket radar screens when he arrived at Augusta National this year."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to ask for shelter in other countries....
16:52, 07/15/2019

China sets 40-city national 5G rollout for October 1 The Chinese government will celebrate this year's 70th anniversary of the country's founding with a national launch of 5G services across 40 cities.Read More...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Auger-Aliassime bows out as Humbert sets up Djokovic tie Felix Auger-Aliassime's rapidly-rising star fizzled out at Wimbledon on Friday as the 18-year-old was comprehensively outshone by Frenchman Ugo Humbert in a tussle between the two youngest players left in the men's draw....
00:52, 07/06/2019

12 TV Series Whose Sets Will Intoxicate Design-Minded People Which TV series to commit to this summer? The set decoration in these shows will keep design lovers riveted. Plus: The pros behind these fanciful interiors share which strategies work well in real-life rooms....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019 Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy....
02:13, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record The second debate among Democrats running for U.S. president attracted 18.1 million television viewers across three networks, a record audience for a Democratic primary face-off, NBC News said on Friday....
02:39, 06/29/2019

Kenin stuns Serena in straight sets at French American Sofia Kenin, 20, handed Serena Williams her earliest loss in a Grand Slam event since 2014, beating the 23-time major champion in straight sets at the French Open....
21:26, 06/01/2019

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Federer sets up Nadal semi-final after win over Wawrinka "Roger Federer completed a rousing 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-4 win over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka to set up a French Open semi-final with 11-times champion Rafael Nadal."...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
17:52, 07/03/2019

Man breaks into car, relaxes inside, then sets it on fire in Brooklyn A man was caught on video breaking into an unlocked car on a Brooklyn street — relaxing in the backseat for more than five minutes before setting the sedan on fire and sauntering away, police and law enforcement sources said. The man was spotted on p...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Odisha Sets A Precedent, 33 Per Cent Of Its Parliamentarians Are Women Odisha has set a precedent for other states in the country. Thirty three per cent of the total lawmakers elected from the state to the 17th Lok Sabha are women and Odisha is the only state to achieve......
15:39, 05/31/2019

Garcia sets up Yastremska final in Strasbourg International "France\u0027s Caroline Garcia defeated compatriot Chloe Paquet 6-3 6-4 in the Strasbourg International semi-finals on Friday to set up a title clash with fifth seed Dayana Yastremska."...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Austria sets September 29 as date of next parliamentary election Austria's cabinet has set Sept. 29 as the date of the next parliamentary election, a spokesman for the head of the provisional government, Brigitte Bierlein, said on Wednesday....
10:52, 07/03/2019

"Sun Sets On This Term": PM Modi Submits Resignation To President Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind at his official residence today to submit his resignation along with that of the Union Council of Ministers....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Microsoft sets high expectations with next-gen Xbox announcement Microsoft on Sunday gave the world the first official details about its Xbox 2, its next-gen console that is currently referred to as Project Scarlett, setting high expectations for the future of console gaming. At the same time, Project Scarlett tea...
12:52, 06/10/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Canada’s shore....
15:13, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Fire sets off evacuation from amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the brush fire that erupted near a huge amusement park in Southern California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A Southern California amusement and water park has closed early after a brush fire broke out nearby ...
01:13, 06/10/2019

HBO sets Emmy nominations record and tops Netflix AT&T Inc's premium cable network HBO scored a record 137 Emmy nominations, topping streaming service Netflix Inc in what has become an annual battle for bragging rights in the contest for television's biggest awards....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Jos Buttler's 50-Ball Ton Sets Up Dramatic Win For England Over Pakistan Jos Buttler's rapid century was the cornerstone of England's 373 for three. But Pakistan stayed in the game before a target of 19 off the last over proved beyond them....
08:26, 05/12/2019

How to connect two sets of AirPods to your iPhone with Apple's new software Apple's iOS 13 will let you connect two sets of AirPods with a single iPhone or iPad later this year. Here's how to try it now with the iOS 13 public beta....
19:52, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
23:26, 06/21/2019

All-Star Game television rating sets record low Baseball’s All-Star Game had record low 5.0 television rating and was seen by 8.14 million viewers, down from 5.2 rating and 8.69 million viewers last year...
23:52, 07/11/2019

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, barely beating Roger Federer       ...
21:13, 07/14/2019

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
19:39, 06/14/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
01:26, 05/30/2019

Berrettini sets up Struff semi-final in Stuttgart Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open semi-finals after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour on Friday....
20:26, 06/14/2019

IMF Says Pakistan Bailout Sets Ambitious Fiscal Targets The $6 billion loan package for Pakistan approved by the International Monetary Fund last week will require "very ambitious" fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to succeed, IMF......
20:52, 07/08/2019

Woman in Queens sets herself on fire in apparent suicide A woman in Queens lit herself on fire in an apparent suicide early Tuesday morning, police sources said. Firefighters received the alarming call about a patient who set herself ablaze at about 1:25 a.m. near 147th Drive and 249th Street in Rosedale, ...
09:26, 05/28/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal....
18:39, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Sri Lanka sets West Indies 339 to win in Durham LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 33 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Avishka Fernando’s first one-day international century helped Sri Lanka post its biggest total of the World Cup so far and set West Indies a daunting 339 t...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Billions sets the stage for late-season fireworks Money never sleeps, as the misbegotten sequel to Wall Street informed us, and evidently it never takes a holiday either. True to its title, “New Year’s Day” unfolds over the first day of January, traditionally reserved for hungover brunches and colle...
08:13, 05/27/2019

UN report: Women too often suffer violence in families UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. women’s agency says families around the world can be loving and supporting but too often are the place for discrimination and violence against women, and home is one of the most dangerous places for a woman. At a ...
09:26, 06/26/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by conse...
01:13, 05/29/2019

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect into custody, but have not revealed a possible motive for the shooting....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim ...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
09:52, 06/19/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
04:13, 04/29/2019

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
12:39, 06/07/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
03:39, 05/02/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn’t get domestic violence protection NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic violence protections. Lawyers from across the state say they want the Tennessee Board of Professional ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
16:26, 06/22/2019

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
09:52, 06/13/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
09:13, 07/07/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Domestic violence investigation turns into standoff TUCSON – Police are working to resolve a standoff situation early Tuesday morning that started Monday night. The Tucson Police Department started investigating a domestic violence incident Monday night when a woman called to say her ex-boyfriend assa...
17:52, 06/25/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:13, 05/16/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
10:13, 06/19/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
13:13, 06/18/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
16:26, 06/22/2019

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U.S. warned them to avoid violence and to hold talks instead to resolve the country’s political deadloc...
22:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Nadal tops Federer in 3 sets; into French final PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Rafael Nadal beat rival Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to reach his 12th French Open final. Nadal improved to 6-0 against Federer at Roland Garros, where they last met in 2011, ...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Chess: Magnus Carlsen sets another record despite ‘playing badly’ World champion overawes rivals at opening Grand Tour event in Ivory Coast with his new-look aggressive Sicilian styleMagnus Carlsen won the $150,000 Grand Tour opening speed event in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with two rounds to spare last weekend, and th...
13:52, 05/17/2019

Pope sets date for sainthood ceremony for Cardinal Newman VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Anglican convert, John Henry Newman, who later became a Catholic cardinal and was hailed by the Vatican for improving relations between religions, will be made a saint in October. Pope Francis on Monday decreed that hi...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Djokovic sets up Thiem semi-final after outclassing Zverev "Top seed Novak Djokovic wiped the floor with Alexander Zverev 7-5 6-2 6-2 on Philippe Chatrier to secure a French Open semi-final with Dominic Thiem."...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Riverdale's Revealing Finale Sets Up a Very Bloody and Emotional Season 4 What do you get when you mix the mysterious murderous dinner party of Clue with the human hunt of The Most Dangerous Game, and the general insanity of Riverdale? If you ask us, you get......
03:52, 05/16/2019

Browns backup QB David Blough sets up $250 'Madden' challenge Cleveland Browns backup quarterback David Blough is offering a fan $250 if they can win the Super Bowl on "Madden NFL 20" while using him in the video game....
14:13, 07/03/2019

Steve Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win Over England A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285......
22:13, 05/25/2019

Jessica Korda sets clubhouse pace at U.S. Women's Open Jessica Korda took the clubhouse lead in the second round at the U.S. Women's Open on Friday but believes she will need an element of luck to win a major championship....
00:52, 06/01/2019

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a record 336-5 at Old Trafford in a rain-interrupted group game against archrival Pakistan....
17:13, 06/16/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moon-sighting by clerics....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1 A basketball fan set off fireworks outside of a Toronto hotel apparently in an effort to keep the opposing team from getting a good night’s sleep before the NBA Finals....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Australian PE firm PEP sets up company to buy Campbell's international business - AFR Pacific Equity Partners has set up a new company as part of its plans to buy the international business of U.S. food company Campbell Soup Co, The Australian Financial Review reported citing anonymous sources....
09:39, 07/01/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
22:00, 06/16/2019

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
08:39, 06/15/2019

Q&A: Syria's Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown? After eight months of relative calm, Syria's northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment, airstrikes and waves of civilian displacement as Syrian government troops, backed by Russia, push t...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Shah Rukh Khan Sets Twitter On Fire Astride A BMW G 310 R Shah Rukh Khan wasn't riding the BMW G 310 R! In fact, BMW Motorrad sent him a G 310 R and a G 310 GS to try out. But Shah Rukh Khan is passionate about wheels and in the video, he says that he cannot......
18:26, 06/28/2019

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer in French Open last 8 Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
18:52, 06/02/2019

Nadal sets up Kyrgios showdown after breezing past Sugita "Rafael Nadal set up a tantalising showdown with Nick Kyrgios after breezing into the second round of Wimbledon with a routine straight-sets win over qualifier Yuichi Sugita."...
21:26, 07/02/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal spending increases for defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program to strengthen healthcare fo...
04:00, 07/14/2019

UGC Sets Six-Month Time Frame For Teacher Recruitment Process "These guidelines should be followed by HEIs to ensure timely filling up of vacant faculty posts with appropriately eligible and competent candidates," the UGC said....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Stricker sets scoring record to lead Senior Open Steve Stricker shot a 6-under-par 64 Friday to set the 36-hole tournament scoring record while taking a two-stroke lead at the U.S. Senior Open Championship in Notre Dame, Ind....
04:26, 06/29/2019

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Mike Pompeo Sets Out to Build a Global Coalition Against Iran (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military st...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Vatican hunt for Emanuela Orlandi uncovers two sets of bones Papal authorities seal off area inside Pontifical Teutonic College in search for girl missing since 1983One of Rome’s most enduring mysteries – the 1983 disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican employee’s daughter – took a new twist o...
13:52, 07/14/2019

Roberts Sets NCAA Championships 110H Record in Semifinals Daniel Roberts in NCAA 110m hurdles – UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Kentucky track and field junior Daniel Roberts smashed the NCAA Championships 110-meter hurdles record in his semifinal race on Wednesday running an impressively smooth time of ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Government sets deadline for final British Steel bids Bidders for British Steel have been told to submit their final offers for the company by midnight on Monday as advisers to the government draw up detailed contingency plans for the potential closure of its vast Scunthorpe steelworks....
16:00, 07/13/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San Antonio reported....
05:26, 05/09/2019

Higuaín sets Crew’s assist record in 3-1 victory over Galaxy COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federico Higuaín broke Columbus’ career assist record in the first half and added a goal in the second in the Crew’s 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday night. Columbus (5-6-1) snapped a five-game lo...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Tottenham comeback stuns Ajax and sets up final against Liverpool When everything changed, there were suddenly seven, eight, maybe even nine Ajax players flat out on the pitch, their faces buried into the turf, not wanting to see any more. Somehow, Spurs had done it and in those moments we were reminded, once again...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Grey's Anatomy Sets Up Disaster Ahead of Its Season 15 Finale Oh boy, Grey's Anatomy. Oh. Boy. Just when we were thinking it had been a minute since a catastrophe, the ABC drama handed us a couple at once as fog rolled in over Seattle at a......
06:13, 05/10/2019

Group Sets Up Tip Boxes In Garrard Co. To Help Find Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group in Garrard County is putting out tip boxes in hopes of receiving information leading them to missing mother Savannah Spurlock. Spurlock was seen on surveillance footage leaving The Other Bar in Lexington wi...
01:52, 06/14/2019

VIX Futures Volume In Non-U.S.Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL - August 1, 2014 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced record trading volume in CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures during non-U.S. trading hours, with an estimated 68,033 contracts changing hands. Today's reco...
06:39, 05/02/2019

UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, drive electric An independent committee that advises the British government on climate change says the UK should target net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050....
04:26, 05/02/2019

'Stranger Things' Final Trailer sets the stage for season three Since premiering in July 2016, Stranger Things has become an award-winning and widely-appreciated Netflix series. Season three is almost ready for release on July 4th -- along with a game for Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC and mobile devices -- and after....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Highlights: Five sets, two days – Edmund finally sees off Chardy "Kyle Edmund, who resumed his light-interrupted match against France\u0027s Jeremy Chardy with the score poised at 7-6(1), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 5-5, promptly won two games on the bounce to move through to the second round."...
18:00, 05/28/2019

VIX Futures Volume in Non-U.S. Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL – June 24, 2016 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced  record volume was set in VIX Futures traded in non-U.S. trading hours with an estimated 235,000 contracts changing hands. Today’s record surpasses the previous ...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Greek government sets national election date for July 7 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government has set July 7, a week later than expected, as the date for early parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called the early election after his party’s heavy defeat in the weekend’s ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

VIX Futures Volume in Non-U.S. Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL -- November 9, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced record volume was set in futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) traded in non-U.S. trading hours with an estimated 263,663 contract...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Davies sets club record at 7-0, Brewers beat Pirates 5-3 Zach Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to win his first seven decisions in a season, hanging on for five innings before the Brewers' bullpen finished off a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
04:26, 06/09/2019

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
04:39, 07/16/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer’s 21st win sets new record It’s official: James Holzauer now holds the title of second-longest winning streak in jeopardy! history. The 34-year-old professional gambler triumphed in Thursday night’s game – his 21st victory in a row — adding $80,615 to his coffers. His ea...
01:52, 05/03/2019

VIX Futures Average Daily Volume Sets New Record In February CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported  that average daily volume (ADV) in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) and total exchange-wide ADV at CFE reached record levels in February 20...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Patrick Kane sets US-scoring record at world championship KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States’ all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday. The NHL star and two-time Olympian finished the g...
20:39, 05/15/2019

C2 Options Exchange Sets New Single-Day Trading Record on Thursday CHICAGO, August 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that C2 Options Exchange (C2), the company's alternative all-electronic market, set a new high for volume in a single-day with 462,256 contracts traded on Thursday, August 4...
14:39, 05/02/2019

CBOE Sets New Single-Day Volume Record for Second Consecutive Trading Day CHICAGO, August 8, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that for a second consecutive trading day, trading volume at Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) reached a new all-time high. The reported 10,856,041 options contracts tha...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Lap Record At The Dubai Autodrome Circuit The new Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has lapped the 5.39 km Dubai Autodrome GP circuit in 2:18:81 minutes, making it the fastest four-door saloon car around the Dubai Autodrome circuit....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Cyprus court sets trial for confessed serial killer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot court says an army captain who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will stand trial next week. A district court judge said Friday the 35 year-old suspect will remain in custody until his trial befor...
10:39, 06/21/2019

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group and oil major BP Plc's trading arm....
18:26, 06/09/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
18:26, 06/13/2019

Nadal rallies to beat Mayer in 3 sets in Barcelona Open Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start to defeat Leonard Mayer in three sets and advance to the third round of the Barcelona Open        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
19:26, 06/13/2019

Get Clean Curls With 25% Off Select DevaCurl Shampoo and Conditioner Sets Cult-favorite curly hair brand DevaCurl is blowing out a selection of shampoo and conditioner sets, including their Original, Delight, and Decadence lines, with their Friends & Family Sale, happening now. Bring home a fan favorite “How to Quit Sh...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Costly face tattoo removals on the rise as regret sets in Mauricio Arias wears his past on his face: 11 tattoos cover his skin from his eyelids to his cheeks, down to his neck. Images like a bloodied knife and brass knuckles tell the story of a five-year period of his life plagued by depression and drug add...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Zverev sets up Djokovic showdown after beating dogged Fognini "German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reached his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian Fabio Fognini."...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen's Traton sets price range for IPO at 27-28 euros a share Volkswagen's truck unit Traton narrowed the price range for its initial public offering (IPO) to between 27 euros ($30.74) and 28 euros a share, the lower end of its earlier 27 euros to 33 euros price range, a bookrunner said on Wednesday....
18:52, 06/26/2019

Mercedes sets 2039 target for entirely carbon-neutral line-up News 13 May, 2019 Mercedes predicts more than half of new car sales will be plug-in by 2030, and targets all European factories to be carbon-neutral by 2022...
17:26, 05/13/2019

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' sets box office record for Tuesday opening Sony and Marvel's latest superhero epic "Spider-Man: Far From Home" swinged into theaters on Tuesday, earning a record setting $39.3 million at the box office....
19:13, 07/03/2019

Inside the Elementary School Where Drug Addiction Sets the Curriculum About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how to cope....
02:52, 06/13/2019

UK court sets Assange's U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Apple results beat sets eyes back on $1 trillion Apple Inc shares rose almost 5 percent on Wednesday, pushing the iPhone maker's market valuation back towards $1 trillion as its quarterly report and upbeat forecast calmed investors worried about slowing growth....
17:13, 05/01/2019

Canelo Alvarez sets foot on the path towards undisputed crown Canelo Alvarez eyes the ultimate prize as he and Danny Jacobs arrive in Las Vegas for their middleweight unification The post Canelo Alvarez sets foot on the path towards undisputed crown appeared first on Boxing News....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Yankees’ furious rally only sets them up for wild, painful loss KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Not much could slow down the Yankees on their road trip against the two worst teams in the American League. Nothing, it turns out, other than a tricky hop on Whit Merrifield’s game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th in Sunday...
08:13, 05/27/2019

New 2019 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R sets Nurburgring lap record News 21 May, 2019 The Renault Megane R.S Trophy-R has set the record for fastest front-wheel drive car at the Nurburgring, with a time of 7:40.100 minutes...
18:26, 05/21/2019

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the two NATO allies could reach breaking point....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday. Alonso hit his 27th home run, breaking the Mets...
00:26, 06/24/2019

Ferrari SF90 Stradale sets new high mark for power The 986-hp car is powered by a turbocharged gasoline engine that delivers 769 hp, the highest performance ever achieved by an eight-cylinder unit in Ferrari's history. The remaining 217 hp is supplied by three electric motors, one at the rear and two...
19:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. attorney general sets up team to dig into Mueller probe origins U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling, a perso...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance...
21:39, 05/24/2019

After Violence In Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee-BJP War Of Words: 10 Facts BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge today as the rallyists clashed with students holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters. Mr Shah called it......
22:13, 05/14/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
15:13, 04/29/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
19:26, 06/06/2019

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
01:00, 06/27/2019

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found s...
23:26, 06/16/2019

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
03:52, 06/12/2019

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 been accused of blindness to neo-Nazi terrorist cells in the country....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killings during post-election riots in the Indonesian capital last month. The rights organization said Wedne...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
13:13, 06/16/2019

Russell rejoins Cubs after 40-game MLB domestic violence ban CHICAGO (AP) — Shortstop Addison Russell is rejoining the Chicago Cubs after completing a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy and then spending extra time in the minors to get ready. The Cubs recall...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femi...
19:39, 05/14/2019

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 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
06:00, 06/20/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
17:13, 05/21/2019

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
18:13, 07/01/2019

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content policy....
00:52, 06/27/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countries, including the United States....
22:26, 05/08/2019

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’...
07:13, 06/12/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
16:00, 05/26/2019