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    Twitter to ban political ads worldwide

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:40pm on October 31, 2019

    Twitter said Wednesday it would stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social...

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    Facebook spotlights measures to combat 2020 disinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 02:02pm on November 08, 2019

    Facebook on Thursday spotlighted steps it is taking to combat foreign interference and online disinformation in the 2020 United States elections. Measures include better securing...

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    Google finally declares quantum supremacy

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:48pm on October 24, 2019

    Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday that it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve in minutes a complex problem that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of years to crack...

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    Facebook to deliver News Corp stories following mass demand

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:56pm on October 19, 2019

    Facebook on Friday confirmed that some stories from News Corp, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be delivered at a new ‘tab’ planned at the leading social network...

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    Microsoft back in smartphone game with new device

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 03:24pm on October 03, 2019

    Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled new surface devices with twin-screens that open like books, including a notepad-sized version that will put it back in the smartphone game next year...

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    Stallman steps down MIT, FSF posts

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 02:47pm on September 18, 2019

    Famed computer scientist and activist Richard Stallman has resigned from his positions at Free Software Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the recent comments he made concerning Jeffrey Epstein’s victims...

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    Google to change algorithm to promote original news reports

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:40pm on September 14, 2019

    Original reporting will be highlighted in Google’s search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm...

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    Apple unveils new iPhone models

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:27pm on September 11, 2019

    Apple on Tuesday played to its strengths with powerful new iPhone and iPad models which are able to serve as stages for its new game and television services.