Twitter and Facebook bosses ordered to testify by Republican senators

October 23, 2020 Aariv 0

The committee wants to hear from them about “the suppression and/or censorship of two news articles from the New York Post,” according to the subpoena document. Senators also want information from the executives about their companies’ policies for moderating content “that may interfere” with federal elections.

Facebook Dating lands in Europe as singles look for romance under lockdown

October 22, 2020 Aariv 0

The platform, known simply as “Facebook Dating,” is designed to help Facebook users find partners through things they have in common such as interests, events and groups. Those wanting to opt-in to the service, which has a dedicated space in the Facebook app, must set up a Facebook Dating profile.

Google hit by antitrust charges in US over search

October 20, 2020 Aariv 0

The charges, filed in federal court, were brought by the US Department of Justice and 11 other states. The lawsuit focuses on the billions of dollars Google pays each year to ensure its search engine is installed as the default option on browsers and devices such as mobile phones.

In Pictures: Tokyo’s borderless digital art museum

October 18, 2020 Aariv 0

The Mori Building Digital Art Museum is unlike any museum that you’ve ever seen. This 10,000 square meter space uses 520 computers and 470 projectors to create an experience that will stimulate all five senses. There’s no set course for enjoying this digital art museum, so just let your curiosity and imagination wander, and pick any path to start.

WHO lends support to IP-waiver proposal from South Africa, India

October 18, 2020 Aariv 0

The support comes even as the recently-concluded TRIPS Council meeting failed to reach a consensus on the issue, setting it up for informal consultations for resolution by the year-end. The TRIPS Council is responsible for implementing the TRIPS (Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) agreement.