Employee Uprisings Sweep Many Tech Companies. Not Twitter.

Employee Uprisings Sweep Many Tech Companies. Not Twitter.

Perhaps. But at what price to the world? “You have a platform that’s damaging people on a regular basis, and it’s being used to target groups of people on a regular basis,” stated Leslie Miley, an engineer who left Twitter in 2015 after he stated he became disillusioned with what he noticed as the corporate’s […]

Macron Pushes Bill Aimed at ‘Fake News’ as Critics Warn of Dangers

Macron Pushes Bill Aimed at ‘Fake News’ as Critics Warn of Dangers

Mr. Saulignac stated, “There is no clear frontier in the law between journalists who follow the rules, and all the rest.” Mainstream journalists, he stated, “could be attacked for fake news, simply because, for instance, you have attacked me.” Beyond that, he stated, “How can it be proved in just 48 hours that I don’t […]

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Pity the Tech B-List

Trump Team Pushed False Story Line About Meeting With Kremlin-Tied Lawyer, Memo Shows

But Mr. Trump’s crew was requested the query, repeatedly, by a number of reporters. The reply was constant. Then on Monday, Ms. Sanders refused to reply the query or tackle her earlier denial. “I’m not going to get into a back-and-forth,” she mentioned, when pressed to clarify her remarks. Mr. Sekulow mentioned on Monday that […]

Opinion

Opinion

During Barack Obama’s administration, the conservative writer and activist Dinesh D’Souza wrote a ebook, “Obama’s America,” stuffed with gross speculations in regards to the intercourse lifetime of the president’s mom, Stanley Ann Dunham, who was a pioneering anthropologist. “Ann’s sexual adventuring may seem a little surprising in view of the fact that she was a […]

After Arkady Babchenko’s ‘Murder,’ a Twist Was Revealed. By Him.

After Arkady Babchenko’s ‘Murder,’ a Twist Was Revealed. By Him.

MOSCOW — The assassination bore all of the hallmarks of one more contract killing carried out within the murky shadows of the battle pitting Russia in opposition to Ukraine. A photograph of the sufferer, a dissident Russian journalist, confirmed him mendacity face down Tuesday in a vermilion pool of his personal blood. He was discovered […]

Trump Pulls Conspiracy Theories From the Fringes to the Oval Office

Trump Pulls Conspiracy Theories From the Fringes to the Oval Office

Mr. Graham stated he had additionally been extremely skeptical when Mr. Trump insisted last year that Mr. Obama had tapped his phones in Trump Tower, a surprising assertion for which he supplied no proof. “I thought, ‘Well, that doesn’t seem right to me,’” Mr. Graham stated final week. But, he famous, it was later revealed […]

What Advertising History Says About the Future of Fake News

What Advertising History Says About the Future of Fake News

Voters get a lot of robocalls round election time, however the quantity is modest in contrast with the variety of calls about bank cards, trip offers and loans. Given the tendencies, the longer term appears grim. But earlier than abandoning hope, keep in mind that the historical past of promoting additionally teaches that when individuals […]

Truth in a Post-Truth Era: Sandy Hook Families Sue Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorist

Truth in a Post-Truth Era: Sandy Hook Families Sue Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorist

The Texas fits give attention to Mr. Jones’ feedback over the earlier yr, together with a segment on his radio show final yr titled “Sandy Hook Vampires Exposed.” Mark Bankston, a accomplice within the Houston regulation agency Farrar & Ball, who’s leading the team representing Mr. Heslin, Mr. Pozner and Ms. De La Rosa, mentioned […]

If War Comes? Stock Up on Tortillas and Wet Wipes, Sweden Suggests

If War Comes? Stock Up on Tortillas and Wet Wipes, Sweden Suggests

STOCKHOLM — It’s not that Sweden’s authorities is nervous. Officials simply need the four.eight million Swedish households to be ready for rising seas, cyber sabotage, pretend information, terrorist assaults, meals shortages and even conflict with a sure large neighbor to the east. “What would you do if your everyday life was turned upside down?” reads […]