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    Facebook’s decision to uphold its suspension of former President Donald Trump’s account underscores that Big Tech corporations are attempting to control what the American people are allowed to say and hear.  Last week, I introduced the 21st Century FREE Speech Act, which would ensure that our modern public square is governed by the First Amendment...
    (CBS4) – Following the news that Facebook Oversight Committee upheld former President Donald Trump’s ban, the three Republican members of Colorado’s Congressional Delegation were quick to react. Rep. Ken Buck went to the social media platform itself, posting a link to an NPR article about the decision and commenting: “Silencing former leaders is something they...
    Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) on Wednesday reacted to the Facebook Advisory Board’s decision to uphold former President Donald Trump’s ban from their platform. Kennedy likened big tech CEOs to “Bolsheviks.” He then pushed to regulate big tech companies, much like telephone and other utility companies. “Those not wishing, Bill, to reside in La La Land,...
    Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy said on Wednesday that conservatives have to fight Big Tech censorship in the marketplace. "It is important that conservatives make the right argument. This is not a First Amendment issue. It's not a free speech issue because it's not government conduct," Gowdy told Fox News "Outnumbered." "I mean, you have...
    New York (CNN Business)Dell imagines a future in which businesses are faster, smarter and better.The tech company is building a "world where we see wide-scale connectivity, data-driven insights, automation and embedded intelligence in everything that we do," Dell Chief Operating Officer Jeff Clarke told CNN Business in an exclusive interview.Now, all eyes are on Dell...
    Applied XL, a business-to-business information company that describes itself as “tracking the health of people, places and the planet,” has announced the acquisition of $1.5 million of seed money from Tuesday Capital and a team of other investment companies. The funding will help Applied XL continue to develop its AI-powered information center, which gathers data...
    The decision of the Facebook board to uphold the decision to ban former President Donald Trump but reconsider his lifetime ban may seem transparently convenient for many. However, there is precedent.  One of my favorite trial accounts is from Ireland, where an Englishman accused an Irishman of stealing a pair of boots. The guilt of...
    Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) before U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. April 28, 2021.Jim Watson | Reuters Republicans on Wednesday escalated their threats to clamp down on tech giants after Facebook's Oversight Board upheld the company's...
    Former President Donald Trump ripped big tech for allegedly stifling free speech just hours after Facebook announced that the ban on Trump’s account would remain in place. “What Facebook, Twitter, and Google have done is a total disgrace and an embarrassment to our Country. Free Speech has been taken away from the President of the...
    This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to a gift she can cherish for years to come. Flowers and cards simply won’t make the cut this year. It’s time to surprise your mother with a gift from the heart! This year especially, we’ve come to realize the importance of family. So whether your mother enjoys entertaining...
    Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed the Facebook Oversight Board's decision to uphold his ban from Facebook and Instagram as a "total disgrace," saying Big Tech companies "must pay a political price." The board on Wednesday upheld Trump's ban from Facebook and Instagram but said it was "not appropriate" for Facebook to impose the...
    More On: facebook ‘Break them up’: GOP vows Big Tech backlash over Facebook Trump ban Silenced: Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump ban NJ cop fired for post berating BLM protesters Facebook oversight board to reveal decision on Trump ban Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that Facebook and other Big Tech companies that...
    REPUBLICAN lawmakers claim Facebook could "muzzle" more conservative voices after it emerged that Donald Trump's account may be permanently deleted in six months. Sen Ted Cruz, Rep Kevin McCarthy, and former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows were just some of the disgruntled GOP who took to Twitter to condemn the move, which was...
    More On: facebook Silenced: Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump ban NJ cop fired for post berating BLM protesters Facebook oversight board to reveal decision on Trump ban ‘Cuomosexuals’ form Facebook fan group, flood state hotline Break up Big Tech — or regulate it so that major platforms cannot discriminate by viewpoint. Former President Donald...
    Facebook's oversight board specifically cited Donald Trump's repeated incitement of the rioters at the U.S. Capitol in its decision to keep him off the platform. Congressional Republicans lashed out against Facebook on Wednesday after the company announced that it would maintain its ban on Donald...
    Conservatives blasted Facebook and its Oversight Board for upholding an indefinite ban on former President Trump on Wednesday. "It is a sad day for America. It’s a sad day for Facebook because I can tell you, a number of members of Congress are now looking at: Do they break up Facebook, do they make sure that...
    Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows learned the news that an oversight board had decided to uphold the Facebook ban of his ex-boss, former President Donald Trump, during an appearance on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom. While the news that the advisory board upheld the suspension was not much of a surprise, Meadows still...
    In this article SNAP PINS TWTR FB VIDEO3:1203:12Trading Nation: Is now the time to buy social media stocks?Trading NationSocial media stocks are struggling. The group sustained notable losses on Tuesday as part of the broader sell-off in technology plays, with Snap falling nearly 6%, Pinterest down 2% and Facebook declining more than 1%. Twitter,...
    Sen. Bill Hagerty of Tennessee is seeking to force social media giants including Facebook and YouTube to carry content they don’t want, a step the Republican argued is constitutional and necessary to counter unfair online censorship. With a new anti-Big Tech bill he introduced last week, Hagerty is trying to ensure that people have the...
    Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund controls the ball next to Maximilian Arnold of Wolfsburg, during the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund at Volkswagen Arena on May 23, 2020 in Wolfsburg, Germany.Michael Sohn | Getty Images One of European soccer's most prominent young stars, Erling Haaland, finalized his first business investment and is...
                      by Roger Simon  Twitter’s stock fell 15 percent last week apparently because they’re not getting sufficient numbers of new users to please the market. People are not as intrigued as they used to be with an allegedly open social media platform that’s not really open,...
    The Heritage Foundation, a think tank based in Washington D.C., became the latest conservative organization to reject big tech money Tuesday. The organization’s president Kay C. James announced that she was joining more than 30 other groups in a pledge to oppose big tech censorship and reject money from the companies they deemed responsibly. Groups...
    The Heritage Foundation in an announcement Tuesday vowed to not accept funds from large technology companies over what it said was a bias against conservative views from such players as Facebook and Google.  The Foundation shared a press release on Tuesday where their president Kay C. James said that she's signing a pledge with other...
    Traders working at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), today, Wednesday, April 21, 2021.Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading on Tuesday following a session defined by major weakness in technology stocks. Dow futures rose just 12 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.05% and Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.05%. In after-hours trading,...
    Tuesday on Fox Business Network’s “Varney & Company,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) continued his push to break up big tech companies to put an end to monopolies. Hawley argued breaking up companies like Amazon and Google would “be good for competition” in addition to “protecting the freedom of the people.” “I think Congress ought to...
    The Heritage Foundation has stopped accepting donations from tech giants amid an escalating battle with Silicon Valley over censorship, The Post has learned. The influential conservative think tank — which famously turned pro-Trump after initial skepticism of his presidential candidacy, brokering appointments of cabinet members including Mick Mulvaney, Jeff Sessions and Betsy DeVos — said...
    VIDEO1:0401:04Wall Street set for a flat open after a strong start to MayMorning Report Selling in Big Tech and other high-growth stocks kept the major market indexes under pressure on Tuesday and more than erased the S&P 500's strong start to the month on Monday. The broad market index fell about 1.2%, while pressure on...
    The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by the culture ministry on Sunday. “It is an extraordinary project,” said Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, detailing the plans to create a flexible floor to give tourists a clearer idea of how the arena would have...
    Iran made several attempts in 2020 to obtain technology needed to develop weapons of mass destruction and has continued its pursuit of atomic weapons, a Dutch intelligence report said. The General Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands “investigated networks that tried to obtain the knowledge and materials to develop weapons of mass destruction. Multiple...
    In this article ARKK ARKQ Cathie Wood, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Sooner Than You Think conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.Alex Flynn | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesStar manager Cathie Wood's flagship fund —ARK Innovation — is...
    THE Royal Marines have been testing out a 'jet-suit' that can fly men over the sea and onto other vessels. An impressive video shows one marine using the suit to fly over water and land on the HMS Tamar located off the south coast of the UK. 4The video shows the jet-suit in actionCredit: Gravity...
    All products recommended by News Brig are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Every spring, a new class of graduates is unleashed on the world, many of them carrying...
    In this article 6088-HK AAPL If you bought a computer or a phone in the last five years, you know what a dongle is. They connect headphones to charging ports, laptops to TVs or card readers, and so on. Today, it's hard to do many everyday tech tasks without them, which makes dongles...
    US to restrict travel from India amid surge; Florida suspends emergency orders, mask requirements: Live COVID-19 updates Caitlyn Jenner releases 1st ad seeking to recall California Gov. Newsom Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: © Trevor Jones "Bitcoin Bull" by Trevor Jones. Trevor...
    Sen. Josh Hawley slammed New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang's signature 2020 presidential campaign promise of giving every U.S. resident $1,000 a month. Democrats shun Hawley Big Tech reforms The Missouri Republican referred to the proposal in his new book, The Tyranny of Big Tech, as a means to make people beholden to...
    London (CNN Business)Since its $105 billion acquisition of SABMiller in 2016, Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) claims to produce close to one in every three beers brewed in the world today. But chief strategy and technology officer David Almeida says that until recently, the world's biggest beermaker — founded in the mid-19th century — was a low-tech...
    AFTER Bill and Melinda Gates announced their separation following 27 years of marriage, many began noticing a similar trend of divorces from the brainchild behind such tech giants like Amazon and Tesla. Bill and Melinda announced their split on Twitter on Monday after they met 34 years ago at a Microsoft business dinner, where Bill...
    SENECA VALLEY, Pa. (KDKA) — The criminal investigation into the alleged gang assault of a Butler County High School student is expanding. Last week, KDKA investigator Andy Sheehan learned Karns City School District expelled four students over the alleged incident. Now KDKA has learned that Seneca Valley School District has taken similar action. READ MORE:...
    In this article APEN APO AMEH American Online shirt, AOL from Urban OutfittersSource: Urban OutfittersAmidst the hodgepodge of Verizon Media assets Apollo Global Management is buying from Verizon — Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, advertising technology, Yahoo Fantasy — there's one cash flow stream that will not die: AOL. The famed internet company that once bought...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Born and raised in San Francisco, Julia Collins believes if you want to change the world then you need to change the food system. And she's doing just that. From a young age, she had an entrepreneurial spirit that helped shape her into the successful businesswoman that she is today. In 1995,...
    The US Army’s Lancer Brigade showed footage of the world as seen through the latest in night vision technology, and it’s a major improvement on the familiar blurry green visuals. By swapping the standard green tubes for white (along with other tweaks), the new Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars (ENVG-B) clearly show people and objects outlined...
    By MICHELLE CHAPMAN and TALI ARBEL | The Associated Press AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm. Wireless company Verizon will sell Verizon Media, which consists of the once-pioneering tech platforms, to Apollo Global Management in a $5 billion deal. Verizon said Monday that it will keep a...
    The floor of Rome’s Colosseum is to be restored to its former glory, giving visitors a gladiator's eye view of the ancient amphitheatre's 'majesty'. Italian culture minister Dario Franceschini yesterday announced a £16million contract to restore the arena floor that will enable people to stand where the legendary fighters once battled wild animals and each...
    Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Life, Liberty & Levin,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) railed against big tech. Hawley noted how big tech flexed its muscles in the 2020 presidential election by deplatforming now-former President Donald Trump and censored a report about wrongdoings by Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden. According to Hawley, Democrats “love...
    The longstanding rumors of an Apple Watch with blood sugar monitoring just gained some credibility. The Telegraph and Forbes report that UK health tech firm Rockley Photonics recently confirmed in an SEC filing that Apple has been its largest customer for the past two years, and that it has a continuing deal to develop future...