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Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report

Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network...

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report

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Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained — only to tra...
03:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid people to listen to and transcribe your voice clips Facebook doesn’t need any more bad press, but here we go again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company paid hundreds of contractors to transcribe audio snippets from your conversations within its services – without making it sufficiently clear these clips were being recorded. Other tech gia...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been “paused”.Citing contractors who worked on the proj...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
18:34, 08/14/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech companies) insisting that some degree of human review is necessary to help improve the services. Tha...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype's translation service. Some contractors are also list......
19:34, 08/07/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say that voice snippets may be analyzed to help improve the services. However, neither gives indication t...
06:34, 08/08/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. Multiple reports confirm that Apple is tabling th...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen involving Siri and other virtual assistants, audio of ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
20:17, 08/02/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.The company said it would not restart the programme un...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
00:51, 06/01/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
01:17, 06/01/2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
19:00, 07/03/2019

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 this......
19:51, 05/13/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
22:34, 05/29/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day out, the Menlo Park on Monday firm announced a number of deal-sweeteners for this vulnerable workforc...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public and......
17:34, 05/06/2019

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
20:51, 05/13/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — 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. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs. Those in New York City, Washington, D.C., and th...
23:17, 05/13/2019

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, but paying those users nothing for their troubles....
01:34, 08/07/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
23:34, 08/08/2019

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 content reviewers. Visit Business Insider's homepa...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Report: Contractors Have Listened To Inadvertently Recorded Audio From Xbox Owners' Homes Microsoft contractors working on Xbox have gained access to audio recordings of Xbox owners’ home life, a Vice Motherboard report revealed today. According to the report, accidentally triggered Xbox voice commands would result in audio recordings stored by Microsoft, which contractors could hear....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, but hopefully the first of many — goodness only knows the industry desperately needs the change. The...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list which includes but is not limited to medical information and even couples having sex. As many other com...
15:51, 08/03/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a new report....
03:17, 07/30/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less 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. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
17:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, but no, video subscriptions is an entirely separate thing....
23:00, 08/08/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
00:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
07:51, 06/19/2019

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Institute predicted what would happen if Facebook gain...
11:51, 05/01/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
20:34, 04/28/2019

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Why Facebook Users Are Tweeting To Vent Frustration Many Facebook users have taken to Twitter to describe the concerns they have with the Mark Zuckerberg led social media platform with #AndThatsWhyIHateFacebook....
20:17, 07/27/2019

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
12:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
15:34, 07/23/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re using. The company previously rolled out two similar apps. But both were shut down after drawing criticism for infringing on privacy, and one was cite...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Facebook Messenger getting the major upgrades users have been crying out for Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, Facebook showed off Messenger 4, and since then it&...
11:51, 05/01/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to bolster “Do Not Track,” an internet fe...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite some time.App researcher Jane Wong discovered a new...
23:17, 06/08/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be able to send......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069 Within the next 50 years, Facebook could feel more like a place for the dead than the living. According to academics from the University of Oxford, by 2069, the dead could outnumber the living on the social network.   The number of dead users on Facebook is growing at an unstoppable rate. In 2012, e...
16:17, 04/29/2019

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Despite Facebook-FTC deal and $5B fine, social network may not seem different for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.       ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
21:17, 07/03/2019

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request....
06:00, 07/11/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commision said on Wednesday....
17:00, 08/14/2019

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US Senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tell users just how much the personal data they collect is worth. Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Study predicts more dead Facebook users than living by 2070 As many as 4.9 billion Facebook accounts could belong to dead users by 2100, Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute said in a report on Monday....
20:17, 04/29/2019

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent children from interacting with people who are not explicitly authorized by their parents. However, Facebook has reportedly been closing down certain gro...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Epstein Paid Off Alleged Accomplices After Miami Herald Report, Prosecutors Say In a memorandum asking a federal judge to deny bail to pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors say the multimillionaire transferred $350,000 to two people who “might be witnesses against him at a trial” shortly after the Miami Herald published an investigation of Epstein’s ...
19:17, 07/13/2019

Grand Theft Auto maker has paid no UK corporation tax in 10 years – report Rockstar North made huge profits while claiming £42m in tax relief, says thinktankRockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past 10 years, despite making billions in revenue for its parent company Take-Two Interactive, while claiming more...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Nicolas Pépé: why Arsenal paid £72m for the Ivorian winger – video report Arsenal have signed Nicolas Pépé for £72m. The Ivory Coast international is moving to London from Lille after ending last season as the second highest scorer in Ligue 1. The 24-year-old is now the most expensive African footballer in history – so why have the Gunners invested so much in the winger?N...
21:17, 08/01/2019

Facebook-FTC deal means a $5B fine for social network, but not much on face for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.        ...
20:34, 07/24/2019

FTC claims Trump consultant Cambridge Analytica misled Facebook users On the heels of a historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy missteps, the Federal Trade Commission is suing data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica over the tactics it employed to harvest personal data from the social media giant's users....
21:34, 07/24/2019

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
23:17, 07/03/2019

| Facebook launches tool to let users control data it gathers about their web activity Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in plain text, making it possible for its thousands o...
19:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
23:51, 07/03/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recognition features. It will not, however, require Fac...
23:17, 07/23/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
19:51, 07/19/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach -court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
08:34, 08/16/2019

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
18:51, 07/15/2019

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked with watching some of the most powerful digital...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
00:34, 05/31/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
05:34, 05/24/2019

'Bachelor' alum Chris Soules paid $2.5M in Iowa farmer wrongful death suit: report Chris Soules, a former contestant on “The Bachelor,” was ordered to pay the family of an Iowa farmer $2.5 million in a wrongful death suit settlement earlier this year, a report on Tuesday revealed....
22:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
22:34, 05/30/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their political posts online, marking a controversial escalation of President Trump's long-running allegations tha...
03:17, 05/16/2019

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......
16:17, 06/24/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange. It failed t...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
15:17, 06/03/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. However, OnePlus is already being forced to put out fires. OnePlus addressed criticism that it’...
00:17, 05/25/2019

The best way to transcribe an interview without having to do shit Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Transcribing interviews is a pain, there’s no doubt about it. Listening back to the conversation, it becomes painfully obvious how often people sniff, how incoher...
21:17, 06/26/2019

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business called JP Ward & Sons, according to the Guardian, which...
11:34, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
13:00, 05/14/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reported...
11:34, 05/25/2019

Global opioid users double amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs is twice as high as previously thought, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Apple's iOS 12.4 Snafu Puts iPhone Users at Hacking Risk: Report Security researchers have already exploited the vulnerability in iOS 12.4 and released a public "jailbreak" on open-sourced software development platform Github....
08:51, 08/20/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherboard about the alleged abuse of power– which...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN on Wednesday. The payouts—$725,000 for Mumphery, ...
04:17, 07/12/2019

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at some of your most intimate personal details. And, ac...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter have told the publication that the search giant is getting ready to launch a “dashboard-like” tool on Chrome that would show more detail...
04:51, 05/07/2019

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Google’s Live Transcribe is getting sound events and transcription saving Google is updating Live Transcribe with new features, sound events, and transcription saving, coming to the speech recognition tool next month.Read More...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Android's Live Transcribe gets sound alerts and transcript saving Google is making Live Transcribe, its Android app for easy voice transcription, a lot more useful. Now, in addition to jotting down spoken words, it'll also make you aware of things like a dog barking or audience clapping. It'll give deaf and hard of......
03:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook in Talks for Offices at Hudson Yards Social media giant Facebook is in talks to lease 1 million square feet of office space in a skyscraper under construction in Manhattan’s newest neighborhood on the far West Side....
00:51, 06/27/2019

Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to people with knowledge of the discussions....
01:00, 08/09/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Facebook may have scrapped talks to buy Houseparty over antitrust concerns The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook yet again, and it's said to be delving into possible antitrust practices. Critics suggest its purchases of Instagram and WhatsApp were carried out, in part, to stave off potential competitive thr......
15:17, 08/13/2019

AOL held talks to buy YouTube, Facebook in 2006, ex-CEO reveals Former AOL CEO Jon Miller revealed to CNBC that he held talks to acquire both YouTube and Facebook in 2006 but never got support from the Time Warner board to close the deals....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Hyp3r is planning talks with Facebook after ad start-up was booted from Instagram Facebook is setting up a meeting with Hyp3r, a marketing firm that was removed from Instagram after allegedly violating the social network's policies....
04:34, 08/09/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
01:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83c6-11e9-b592-5fe435b57a3b....
02:17, 06/03/2019

Stream select Tribeca Film Festival talks live on Facebook The Tribeca Film Festival is underway, and it's live-streaming a handful of its talks. Through the festival's Facebook page, you can watch conversations with celebs like Queen Latifah, Michael J. Fox, Denis Leary, Ali Wong and Tiffany Haddish. You ca......
21:51, 04/28/2019

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism ov...
07:00, 08/09/2019

China and India account for most internet users: 2019 internet trends report The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Meeker, the Bond Capital founder and former Klei...
14:34, 06/12/2019

Bored Man Who Got Paid: "Board Man Gets Paid" As Kawhi Leonard plays the most impressive basketball of his NBA career, The Athletic’s Jayson Jenks checked in with Leonard’s teammates from his two seasons at San Diego State. It may not shock you to learn that Leonard was, even then, a man of few words. But the words that he did select were perfe...
21:51, 06/04/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Facebook would aim to keep the coin’s value stable....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Oil rises after report on possible China talks concessions Oil prices rose early Friday trailing equity gains late Thursday that followed a report about possible concessions ahead in U.S. trade talks with China....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple and intuitive. It brought features such as full-sc...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Facebook Not to Buy Houseparty Over Antitrust Concerns: Report Talks reportedly ended after Facebook realised that acquiring another big social networking player will invite anti-trust probe risk from the US FTC....
13:17, 08/13/2019

Facebook's Acquisition Practices Being Probed by US FTC: Report The US FTC is investigating whether Facebook acquisitions were aimed at buying up potential rivals before they could become a threat to the social media company, a report claims....
08:51, 08/02/2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
23:17, 07/12/2019

India-US Trade Talks End Without Major Progress: Report Trade negotiators from India and the US ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are......
17:17, 07/12/2019

FCA, Renault hoping merger talks will restart, report says Executives at Fiat Chrysler and Renault-Nissan remain open to the idea that a merger deal could still happen, but they warn that conditions imposed by each side could hurt efforts to restart talks, the Wall Street Journal reported....
16:34, 06/24/2019

UK PM May Looking At Second Brexit Vote Options If Talks Fail: Report British Prime Minister Theresa May has carried out "scenario planning" for a second Brexit referendum in case she is forced by parliament to hold one, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Monday....
13:17, 05/06/2019

FCA in talks to forge extensive ties with Renault, report says Fiat Chrysler is in advanced discussions to forge extensive ties with Renault, the Financial Times reported, citing multiple people informed on the talks. An agreement might ultimately lead FCA to join the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance in the future, the newspaper reported....
22:00, 05/25/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,......
02:00, 06/13/2019

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
09:17, 06/27/2019

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus cancer cures on social media....
08:51, 07/03/2019

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
03:34, 07/13/2019

Report says that new malware could spy on iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook and more NSO denies that it sells mass-surveillance tech meant for unethical hacking. However a new report claims otherwise.       ...
09:51, 07/20/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
02:51, 07/13/2019

Report: Facebook offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news...
00:00, 08/09/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a decline from 41 minutes and predicts it will drop again ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
20:17, 06/20/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, Reuters reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of the plan....
20:51, 05/20/2019

U.S. 'solely to blame' for trade talks collapse, China says in report China blamed the United States for the breakdown of trade negotiations between the two largest economies in the world in a white paper released Sunday....
22:51, 06/02/2019

Report: Paul trade talks stall, could play for Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunder's discussions to trade newly acquired point guard Chris Paul have stalled, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday, increasing the odds that he begins the season with the team....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Tone of Brexit talks between UK government and Labour has improved: report Talks between Britain's government and the opposition Labour Party to break an impasse over Brexit are going better than before, a politics editor at HuffPost UK said on Monday, adding that negotiations were set to continue....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Renault will decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks, report says Renault board members will likely decide next week on whether to sign a non-binding agreement with FCA to proceed with its proposal to negotiate a full merger, Reuters reported....
06:17, 05/28/2019

Stressed out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The contract workers tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content — including beheadings and child pornography — are often forced to toil in unsafe, filthy working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa, Fla., office of Cognizant, an agency Facebook contracts to police t...
01:17, 06/20/2019

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 dissent....
12:34, 05/24/2019

Facebook set to report second-quarter earnings amid regulatory overhang With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how the company is bracing for increased regulatory scrutiny....
19:51, 07/24/2019

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the later part of 2019....
16:00, 05/24/2019

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an attempt to clear the air, Facebook enlisted an indep......
20:00, 08/20/2019

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi, Wants Talks To Resolve All Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all reconcilable problems,......
22:00, 06/07/2019

Walmart-owned Flipkart in talks to buy Indian grocery chain - report Walmart Inc-owned e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks to buy Indian grocery chain Namdhari's Fresh, CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Nadler says open to talks with Justice Department on subpoena for Mueller report U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he was still open to talks with the Justice Department over a subpoena for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report....
00:00, 05/11/2019

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which......
12:51, 06/29/2019

India-Bangladesh Border Talks To Be Held In Dhaka Next Week: Report The border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will discuss several issues, including those related to cross-border crimes, as their director generals meet in Dhaka next week for the first......
14:51, 06/08/2019

Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine in a bid to mount pressure on US to revive talks, report says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered officials to beef up the regime’s military capabilities despite a potential revival of nuclear diplomacy with the U.S....
15:34, 07/23/2019

Democrats Attempt to Revive Talks on Access to Full Mueller Report House Democrats, seeking a deal with Attorney General William P. Barr, offered a compromise on the full Mueller report that would keep some parts secret....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Anil Ambani In Talks To Sell Radio Unit For Rs 1,200 Crore: Report The planned exit from the radio business is part of efforts by Anil Ambani, 59, to cut wider group liabilities after a debt-fueled expansion in the past decade strained finances, while a subsequent......
16:00, 05/27/2019

Walmart-owned Flipkart in talks to buy Indian grocery chain: report Walmart Inc-owned e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks to buy Indian grocery chain Namdhari's Fresh, CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi For Talks On Kashmir, Other Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he wants talks to resolve all reconcilable problems, including the Kashmir issue, a......
22:00, 06/07/2019

Snap shares jump after report of talks with major music studios Shares of Snap Inc. jumped as much as 6 percent Friday on reports that the Snapchat parent wants to expand the ways users can include music in their disappearing messages. Snap, led by Chief Executive Evan Spiegel, is in talks with major music studios — including Warner Music Group, Sony Music Enter...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Meghan McCain ‘in talks’ to return to ‘The View,’ but ‘some things need to change’: report Following reports that conservative commentator Meghan McCain is considering leaving ABC’s “The View,” we hear the embattled host would actually like to remain on the show....
06:17, 07/05/2019

Pakistan Wants "Talks On Equal Terms", Says Ball In India's Court: Report Pakistan will hold talks with India on the "basis of equality" and in a "dignified manner", and it is up to New Delhi whether to engage with Islamabad to resolve all outstanding issues, Pakistan's......
12:17, 06/15/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds after report says U.S. plans trade talks with China London copper rose on Wednesday, rebounding from a two-year low level hit earlier this week, after a media report said that a senior U.S. official said the Donald Trump administration was still planning for talks with China....
08:00, 08/07/2019

Kidnapped Austrian triathlete sweet-talks captor into letting her go: report An Austrian triathlete said she was kidnapped and stripped naked by a van-driver earlier this week but managed to sweet-talk him into returning her home before he could do worse, according to Friday report.   ...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Facebook Mail Facility Evacuated After Report of Deadly Nerve Agent A Facebook mailing facility in the company’s home city of Menlo Park, California has been evacuated following the reported detection of sarin—a powerful and deadly nerve agent.Read more......
09:34, 07/02/2019

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC said on Wednesday....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would be nice to add a third thing here, but that’s about it....
17:17, 06/15/2019

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
17:51, 06/07/2019

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner of three years, billionaire Bobby Kotick, according to a report....
13:34, 06/07/2019

Senator challenges Zuckerberg testimony as 'at best, incomplete' after Facebook audio report Sen. Gary Peters asked Facebook's CEO to respond to questions about the company's audio collection practices and cast doubt on his testimony....
22:34, 08/15/2019

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some past and current CBP employees had posted offensive ...
09:51, 07/05/2019

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with the agency on user privacy. But the FTC still has...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Report: Dan Le Batard Chose To Stay Off Radio Today After Talks With ESPN President ESPN personality Dan Le Batard is not hosting his daily radio show this morning, a decision that he reportedly made after having spent the weekend talking to ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro about the network’s policy against talking politics. The reasoning behind Le Batard’s absence was reported by John...
17:17, 07/22/2019

China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks BEIJING (AP) — China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks....
06:17, 06/02/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Closed-Door Talks On Kashmir Today: Report The UN Security Council (UNSC) is to hold closed-door consultations on the Kashmir developments on Friday at the request of China, a diplomat at the Security Council told IANS today....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Apple in Advanced Talks to Buy Intel's Smartphone-Modem Chip Unit: Report Apple is in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone modem chip unit, a move that would help the iPhone maker control a key component, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
09:34, 07/23/2019

Report reveals desperate working conditions of Facebook moderators — including death In a report published by the Verge, working conditions of a Tampa, Florida Facebook moderation site were revealed to be shockingly poor. The site, one of several moderation sites located throughout North America, is operated by Cognizant, a professional service contracted by Facebook to moderate all...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
22:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook allegedly pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say the company pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a careless breach of trust … and, at worst, a...
21:51, 08/17/2019

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a careless breach of trust … and, at...
08:17, 08/18/2019

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered emails that appear to show Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially damaging privacy practices at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wed...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg buys two Lake Tahoe estates for $59 million, report says The Facebook CEO has purchased two adjoining estates on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Wall Street Journal recently revealed.        ...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.       ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook moderator dies after viewing horrific videos, others share disturbing incidents: report A dozen current and former Facebook moderators described a filth-ridden, emotionally disturbing, high-stress work environment, often leaving them with post-traumatic stress disorder and related conditions....
00:51, 06/21/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Forced to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share their confidential information, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
15:34, 08/18/2019

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first findings on the topic....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Pressured to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share information from their sessions, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
20:00, 08/18/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
20:51, 05/31/2019

Report: Secret Border Patrol Facebook group mocked migrant deaths, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Screenshots reportedly from a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents, with thousands of members, show posts that joked about the deaths of migrants and discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress visiting a detention facility in Clint, Texas, on Monday. The t...
22:51, 07/01/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
21:34, 08/07/2019

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the door shut and a “Closed” sign telling vagrants seeking support to come back later — a damning new report shows. Auditors with state Comptrol...
22:34, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired by the company to review Xbox and Cortana voice commands to improve the technology. This is the same ...
10:34, 08/22/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:00, 04/30/2019

Listen up: why we can't enough of audiobooks In this time-poor, podcast-friendly world, audiobooks are booming. So what is the science behind them – and do they change our relationship with the written word?Hear this! The best audiobooks of 2019 – so farMark Haddon: ‘I haven’t read a book properly until I’ve had it read to me’Are audiobooks th...
11:00, 07/13/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the second half of 2019, its spokeswoman told Reuters by text on Wednesday...
08:17, 07/10/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
01:17, 06/22/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:17, 06/10/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it. A new report f...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
21:34, 07/04/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piece, penned by cybersecurity reporter Joseph Cox, cites a trove of internal documentation, screenshots...
05:00, 08/08/2019

5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend Shawn Mendes is back with “If I Can’t Have You,” his first new single of 2019 ahead of a Saturday Night Live performance this weekend. BANKS also returns, this time leaning into even darker sounds on the haunting “Gimme.” Esperanza Spalding, the virtuoso jazz artist, ex...
23:51, 05/03/2019

The Best History Podcasts to Listen to Right Now Those who don’t study the past, as the saying goes, are doomed to repeat it. That sentiment feels particularly true in this particular political moment, but it can also be applied to less obvious moments from the history of sports, culture and crime. Thankfully, wise podcast listeners looking ...
14:17, 07/31/2019

The 5 Best Songs of the Week to Listen to Now This week, Chance the Rapper comes through with what he’s calling his debut album — The Big Day — with plenty of surprises in store, like the appearance of Death Cab for Cutie on “Do You Remember.” Plus, Bryce Vine releases a new EP, Carnival, of catchy singsong rap. Ca...
04:17, 07/27/2019

Listen to Rashida Tlaib Rep. Rashida Tlaib choked up during a congressional hearing on Tuesday while reading one of the torrent of death threats she said she has received for the crime of being one of the first Muslim women ever to serve in Congress....
01:00, 06/05/2019

The 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend Friday may be Taylor Swift‘s new music release day — the pop queen put out her first new song of the next era, the bubblegum-bright “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie, and promptly took over the internet — but plenty of other artists also shared ne...
18:17, 04/28/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recommendations....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Listen to Our Playlist While You Write Writing is 1% writing, 1% staring into space, and 98% doing little errands to “prepare” for writing. My favorite method of not writing is to compose a very specific playlist to “soundtrack” the thing that I’m writing. If you go hunting for the right music to write to, sorry, I’ve just ruined your ex...
16:51, 05/15/2019

Here’s how to listen to articles on your phone Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff.  Although you can probably read a lot quicker than you can listen, sometimes it’s just too much effort to stare at your phone screen to read a long-form article a...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
00:17, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery where it disposed of rivals....
20:17, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:17, 05/15/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
14:17, 06/11/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
22:51, 05/14/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
05:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
20:17, 07/04/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offices instead of offering their services to vagrants, according to a letter obtained by The Post. Audi...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Microsoft contractors also listened to audio picked u......
22:00, 08/21/2019

Cisco Settlement Over Hackable Tech a Warning to Government Contractors The settlement Cisco will pay to settle claims it sold states and federal agencies hackable surveillance software marks a sea change in how seriously the government is now taking cyber-security bugs....
08:51, 08/02/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:17, 06/23/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield electrical manager, allegedly accepted extravagant gifts — including pricey Knicks tickets and a Florid...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company and its voice assistant competitors, Apple and Google. Read more......
18:51, 08/04/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
03:51, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:34, 06/10/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
16:17, 05/17/2019

How to Give Feedback People Will Listen To The next time you need to offer feedback or criticism, think about the goal you’re trying to achieve—and then choose the method of feedback that is best suited to that goal....
01:51, 08/20/2019

Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? An expert panel answers our questions The post Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
21:34, 07/02/2019

The Sterling Affairs -- A 30 for 30 podcast, how to listen When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
21:17, 08/19/2019

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, according to a letter seen by Reuters....
05:17, 06/13/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
21:34, 08/14/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
04:51, 05/08/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a group of contractors toiling behind the scenes bui...
19:34, 05/30/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
14:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
22:34, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
03:51, 06/23/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals Ame...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for reviewing and improving its AI. With today's news, nearly every company operating a major voice assistan...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
06:17, 07/28/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities and e......
01:18, 07/27/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrauding senior citizens.” Susan Encinas’ ...
07:51, 06/15/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower tipped off the Guardian to the practice in regards t...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up with what their friends are listening to and stoc...
05:51, 06/01/2019

How to Listen to Every Minute of the Original Woodstock Festival The 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not have panned out as originally planned, but if you can’t make it to the Maryland event, here’s something you can still do to celebrate: listen to the original 1969 festival in its entirety....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Listen to this AI chat up a frustrated telemarketer for 15 minutes Telemarketers are the bane of our existence. With the rise of robocalls and automated bots meant to call hundreds of numbers per hour, The Jolly Roger Telephone Company — a nod to the traditional skull and crossbones — is fighting fire with fire, using automation to keep these scammers on the line i...
20:34, 07/25/2019

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Hannity: The Dems are finally starting to listen to me Fox News' Sean Hannity spoke Thursday about what he saw as top Democrats' apparently shifting feelings about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's scheduled testimony next week....
05:51, 07/12/2019

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see....
03:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors routinely catch intimate snippets of users’ private lives like drug deals, doctor’s visits, and sexu...
05:17, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to discriminate against workers based on race, ethni...
21:34, 08/14/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal government from using Huawei equipment over conce...
14:51, 06/10/2019

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to discriminate against workers based on race, ethni...
05:34, 08/15/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the seminal Lovin’ Spoonful tune as an introduction. Throu...
08:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
13:17, 06/22/2019

Court agrees to listen to Led Zeppelin in ‘Stairway’ appeal SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Stairway to Heaven” will get another hearing, this time to a packed house. A panel of eleven judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Monday to hear Led Zeppelin’s appeal in a copyright lawsuit alleging the group stole its 1971 rock epic from a...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
09:00, 05/30/2019

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, President Trump invited ...
01:34, 07/20/2019

How long can you listen to this bike pump play “My Heart Will Go On”? Celine Dion warbling “My Heart Will Go On” was far and away the most annoying song of 1998 (after Titanic came out at the end of 1997), nearly incessantly played and yes, going on seemingly forever. It’s tough to make that song even more grating, but a new YouTube channel has accomplished just that....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
00:00, 07/11/2019

Prince Wrote These Songs for Other Stars. Now Listen to Him Sing Them Prince’s career had milestones in every direction. He released a slew of world-altering singles, from the smoldering “Little Red Corvette” to the lighters-up title track to Purple Rain. His live performances were the stuff of legend, whether they were unbridled jam sessions that st...
15:34, 06/20/2019

Listen to Mac Miller's First Official Posthumous Track ''Time'' Mac Miller's first posthumous song has been released, nine months after his death. Anderson .Paak's band, Free Nationals, dropped the chill track 'Time" with the......
06:00, 06/13/2019

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted to voting Liberal Democrat in the recent EU elect...
05:51, 05/29/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Listen to This July 4th Playlist If You Have Complicated Feelings About America If you find “Fight the Power” more patriotic than “God Bless the U.S.A.,” if you think it’s one thing to love America but it’s another to act like its obsessive boyfriend, then we have an Independence Day playlist for you. We have easy barbecue jams like “Party in the U.S.A.” and “Young Americans,” ...
04:17, 07/04/2019

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On.) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to be more intelligent. Study author Elena Race...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Whitney Houston has a new song out: Listen to ‘Higher Love’ Whitney Houston’s new jam is about to soundtrack your weekend. Yes, more than seven years after her death, pop music’s iconic “Voice” has a new single dropping Friday. Houston recorded a live rendition of Steve Winwood’s 1986 chart-topper “Higher Love,” performed at a s...
22:51, 06/28/2019

J Balvin and Bad Bunny’s Party Jam and 4 Other Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Latin superstars J Balvin and Bad Bunny team up for a surprise collaboration on new album Oasis. Jack Antonoff introduces his new project, a synth-pop trio called Red Hearse that skews to the experimental side. Julia Michaels drops her latest Inner Monologues album, doubling down on her d...
03:34, 06/29/2019

Trump Says He ‘Might Want to Listen’ if Approached With Information On 2020 Opponents President Donald Trump says that he would not necessarily inform the FBI if his campaign team was approached by foreign figures with information on his opponents in 2020’s presidential elections. Asked by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos during an interview in the Oval Office Wednesday wh...
15:17, 06/13/2019

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "The Archer"--Listen Now! Taylor Swift continues to bring the hits! The superstar singer took to Instagram Live on Tuesday afternoon to announce her new song, "The Archer." The song, co-produced by Swift......
03:17, 07/24/2019

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system, Google Assistant.The company admitted on Thursda...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
05:17, 06/04/2019

Irish PM says he will listen to alternatives to Northern Ireland backstop Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minsiter on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
07:00, 06/14/2019

Congress Won't Let Rahul Gandhi Go, Won't Listen to Him: Sheila Dikshit The Congress will not let go of Rahul Gandhi, said its Delhi chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday as the party president remained firm on quitting over the national election rout and refused to meet any......
16:51, 05/28/2019

The Latest: UK urges Hong Kong gov’t to listen to protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Britain’s foreign secretary has appealed for calm in Hong Kong and urged authorities there to listen to the concerns of protesters. Jeremy Hunt says large protests Wednesday ...
15:00, 06/12/2019

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that's just very small and it's time to get excited for augmente......
13:51, 07/12/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
14:17, 07/15/2019

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employee for one of this Siri grading companies claimed that humans “regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of coup...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Ned Yost Can Teach You Whippersnappers A Thing Or Two About The Moon Landing, So Listen Up! The Royals beat the White Sox 11-0 last night, and got a complete game shutout from starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman. But who gives a shit about any of that? We’re here to learn about space from Royals manager Ned Yost....
15:17, 07/17/2019

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Amazon The Amazon Prime membership c...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Listen to ‘lost’ Freddie Mercury song, ‘Time Waits for No One’ 'Time Waits for No One' was found in a vault after more than three decades. Now, it's been reimagined to highlight the power of the late Queen singer's voice....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:34, 07/12/2019

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
19:17, 06/20/2019

The Wait Is Over: Listen to Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's New Song ''I Don't Care'' The time is finally here, music lovers! After much anticipation and immense excitement, Ed Sheeran has released a new single featuring Justin Bieber called "I Don't Care."......
11:34, 05/10/2019

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has today reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audi...
03:34, 07/12/2019

This Sony and Sennheiser headphone bundle will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Democrats heard our message of racial justice. When will corporations listen? The debates have showcased how social justice movements reshaped the party. It’s time to take our case to companiesIn politics, you know your voice matters when people in power first start repeating what you say, and then start doing what you say. Related: The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit ex...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Audm Lets You Listen to Long-form Journalism Instead of Reading it iOS: I love podcasts. I love them in my car; I love them when I’m working out. I’ll even put on a podcast when I’m in the shower—mainly to help me get through my way-too-large queue....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Blinded By The Light star: 'I can't listen to the charts now I've heard The Boss' The star of a new film telling the true story of a British Pakistani journalist inspired to write by the music of Bruce Springsteen has joked that current chart music "no longer has any meaning" now that he too has discovered The Boss....
20:00, 08/06/2019

The 5 Songs You Should Listen to Now From Haim’s ‘Summer Girl’ Ode to Ariana Grande’s Low-Key Jam Ariana Grande offers up another low-key jam with collaborators Social House. Plus, Haim continue the season’s vibes well into August on the dreamy new tune “Summer Girl. Rapper Rapsody calls in D’Angelo and GZA for her homage to an iconic woman in “Ibtihaj.” Pop’s...
03:51, 08/03/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader says a series of protests that have rocked her city have taught her that she needs to listen better to the youth and people in general. Chief Executiv...
05:51, 07/01/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Watch and listen to THX's new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous "Deep Note" audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it's likely to be (usually very loud). The trailer, which will be deployed in theaters around the world, s......
14:34, 08/21/2019

The Women Of The Fighting Game Community Have One Clear Request: 'Listen' Evo 2019 hosted a special panel titled “The Women of the FGC,” allowing female members of the community the opportunity to speak about their experiences within the competitive fighting game space. While the hour-long discussion would touch on a variety of topics, there was one clear through-line exp...
22:17, 08/03/2019

Teen climate activist to French critics: Listen to science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France’s lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe...
18:17, 07/23/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their devices, sa......
23:00, 05/23/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits and even sexual activity. Some of the more thorny problems arise from apps designed to track others,...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Portugal will listen to new UK government, priority is to avoid hard Brexit Portugal will listen carefully to Britain's new government under Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but the priority is to avoid a no deal Brexit, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Wednesday....
14:17, 07/24/2019

Listen to previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track from 1985 A previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track was unearthed and released. "Time Waits for No One" is a take on "Time," the title track from Mercury's musical.        ...
22:34, 06/20/2019

Gingrich on Dems' infighting: AOC, other freshmen questioning why they need to listen to Pelosi Newt Gingrich said Thursday that the public feud between freshman congresswomen and Nancy Pelosi is a result of "bitter differences" between the two and that the House Speaker needs to realize she's "the grandmother" in the conflict....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Dave Eggers: why we should listen to teenagers speak about climate crisis As the International Congress of Youth Voices kicks off in Puerto Rico, the Guardian invited young delegates to write about their fight against the climate crisisTeenagers speak with a directness and a moral clarity that is desperately rare in our elected leaders, and perhaps in the adult species as...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Daniel Cormier Didn't Listen To His Corner, And It Cost Him His Title By all accounts that matter—meaning the fight’s scorecards—Daniel Cormier had been better than his opponent, Stipe Miocic, through three rounds in the main event of UFC 241. Entering the fourth of the UFC heavyweight title bout, each judge had things scored at 2-1 in Cormier’s favor....
04:51, 08/19/2019

A girl put my daughter through hell, but her mother won’t listen | Dear Mariella Pursuing recognition from the mother is unlikely to succeed – but will probably add to your distressThe dilemma From very young, my daughter had a best friend whose mother encouraged the relationship, referring to them as sisters and insisting on them attending the same clubs. This friend became obs...
14:51, 06/16/2019

Beyoncé’s ‘Forever Mood’ and a Country Supergroup. These Are the 5 Songs of the Week to Listen to Beyoncé comes out swinging on her new The Lion King: The Gift collaborative album to go along with the Disney remake’s release, with “MOOD 4 EVA” an instant mood-booster. Some of country’s top women, including Maren Morris and Brandi Carlile, join together on The Highw...
23:17, 07/19/2019

Turkey's Erdogan vows to listen to people's 'messages' after crushing defeat In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments in line with "the messages given by the people."...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Mandy Moore Teases New Music With Husband Taylor Goldsmith: Listen She's back! Mandy Moore is making new music...and we have the pictures to prove it! It's been almost 20 years since Moore dropped "Candy," the debut single off of her......
02:51, 06/07/2019

Microsoft's latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees and contractors....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Listen to this NBA player cover Lady Gaga and Demi Lovato for charity Current NBA and former Kentucky player Isaac Humphries is raising money for a good cause with his voice. Listen to him cover Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato.       ...
15:17, 06/20/2019

Listen: Breaking down officiating in Rockets-Warriors, examining every second-round series In the April 29 episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, host Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports NBA reporter Martin Rogers.        ...
20:17, 04/30/2019

Listen, bend and stretch: how Japan fell in love with exercise on the radio Millions join in a mass rajio taisō workout broadcast daily for nearly 70 years“One, two, three, four … five, six, seven, eight …” That is the cue for half a dozen people braving a humid morning at Kamezuka park in Tokyo to bend, stretch, jump, and run on the spot. The group’s personal trainer is a ...
15:34, 07/20/2019

Listen: Snoop Dogg tries luring Kawhi Leonard to Lakers with new song Free agent forward Kawhi Leonard has a new celebrity trying to woo the two-time NBA Finals MVP to play for the Los Angeles Lakers: rapper and Lakers fan Snoop Dogg....
18:51, 07/05/2019

Baseball players, listen to me: stop wearing shirts under vest jerseys Attention all baseball men! Have you been outside? It is thousands of degrees outside and somehow even more humid. Terrible! It is almost August. And so I say to you: it is time to stop wearing these ridiculous t-shirts under your jerseys....
20:51, 07/31/2019

Listen Up, Bachelor Nation: Hannah Brown Is So Over Those Gigi Hadid Comparisons Hannah Brown is over those Gigi Hadid comparisons. The Alabama native made this perfectly clear in an Instagram post on Wednesday. Yesterday, The Bachelorette star took to the......
15:00, 08/08/2019

Listen to The Office theme song as a synthy, sad-eyed ’80s power ballad Stranger Things has us feeling moody and nostalgic this summer, so thank goodness for reddit user Noaxreal, who, in “turning the office theme into an ’80s soundtrack” he’s recalibrated the sitcom standard into something that could fit right into the Stranger Things soundtrack....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Klay Thompson to listen to Lakers, Clippers if Warriors don't offer max deal Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson will listen to pitches from the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers if the Warriors don't offer him a max contract when free agency opens....
04:51, 06/28/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy....
21:00, 08/22/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump....
08:51, 07/31/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a hardline toward Iran but still wants talks. She also pushed Congress on immigration. (June 24)        ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

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 since improved the way it handles viral acts of b...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

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 breaking up Mark Zuckerberg’s empire. It’s laden with hi...
18:00, 05/09/2019

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....
17:34, 05/09/2019

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel boy ) and rapper Young Thug. But if you want something new and different, look instead to Ed Sheeran‘s big new collaborative album featuring art...
21:34, 07/12/2019

AG Barr details his hunt for the truth on what really went on with the Russia probe: Listen to the full interview It's the question that has dominated politics for more than two years -- just what "exactly what happened" with counterintelligence activities conducted during the 2016 election and the Russia probe. ...
18:51, 05/18/2019

Listen to Japan’s women: high heels need kicking out of the workplace | Summer Brennan The #KuToo campaign against the requirement to wear high heels at work reflects a long history of women’s repressionWe’re used to talking about high heels in terms of fashion, fantasy and even feminism. But we’re somewhat less accustomed to speaking about them as business etiquette and workplace obl...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Listen to Trump’s Lawyer Make Appeal After Flynn Agreed to Cooperate With Mueller The voice mail message reveals how the president’s former lawyer John Dowd broached the prospect of a pardon for the former national security adviser....
02:51, 06/07/2019

Listen to Beyonce and Donald Glover sing together in Disney’s new ‘Lion King’ clip Ahead of the highly anticipated July 19th release of Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King, we now finally have a new teaser clip released internationally that includes a few firsts. The original animated classic is, of course, a musical, so the clip you can watch below is noteworthy an...
05:00, 06/21/2019

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
23:17, 07/04/2019

As a black student, I know why our grades are worse: universities don’t listen to us | Adesewa Esther Adebisi Black, Asian and minority ethnic students are less likely to get a top degree than white students. This must end It might sound dramatic, but I have often likened my experience of hearing about how black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students do worse than their white peers at university to the ...
08:34, 05/02/2019

From Lil Nas’ “Panini” to Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita,” These Are 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend It’s high summer, and with the season come steamy summer jams like the new “Señorita” from Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, the two pop favorites’ second pairing. Plus, rapper Lil Nas X follows up “Old Town Road” with a solid EP, including the catchy “...
13:34, 06/22/2019

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 — it could be a cool feature! If you think it&rsquo...
02:51, 06/28/2019

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......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ultimately failed, but they were undeniable signs ...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Listen to Beyoncé and Donald Glover Sing Lion King's "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Beyoncé and Donald Glover's version of the Lion King's signature ballad is here and we can definitely feel the love--and our goosebumps. With Disney's remake set to hit......
06:34, 06/24/2019

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people from all walks of life.” She added: “This is something that we want to do in a very sincere and humble manner.”...
12:17, 08/20/2019

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 founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed......
20:34, 05/09/2019

New Freddie Mercury music alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased 1985 track Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
22:34, 06/20/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Relations Board said in an opinion published on Thursd...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Draymond Got Paid How much is defense worth in the NBA? According to the Golden State Warriors, the price of an elite defensive player is a cool $25 million a year. Per an Adrian Wojnarowski report, the Warriors have locked Draymond Green up with a max four-year extension, worth $100 million:...
01:51, 08/04/2019

AI Needs Your Data—and You Should Get Paid for It A new approach to training artificial intelligence algorithms involves paying people to submit medical data, and storing it in a blockchain-protected system....
19:51, 08/09/2019

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks Iran’s U.N. ambassador says the situation in the Persian Gulf is “very dangerous” and talks with the U.S. are impossible in the face of sanctions and intimidation, while the U.S. envoy says Washington’s aim is to get Tehran back to negotiations....
02:17, 06/25/2019

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 Facebook, and by extension its all-powerful CEO Mark...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Get Paid to Move to These States If you work remotely and are dreaming about a different setting in which to plant your laptop, it might be time to make a move: States and cities are starting to offer cash incentives to people who move to their areas. ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Instead of being tracked, get paid to see online ads "You are not a product," says the pitch for the rival to Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Advertisers pay to be seen, and Brave splits it 70/30 with us.       ...
16:52, 07/06/2019

More than $1.6M to be paid to MPs not running for re-election Thirty-nine sitting MPs have declared they won't run again in the next election, of whom 18 are eligible for severance payments totalling an estimated $1,618,850....
02:34, 07/10/2019

Who Got Refunds, Who Paid More: Inside the New Tax Law The first tax-filing season under the new law jostled the upper-middle class, as people making between $100,000 and $250,000 became less likely to receive refunds and more likely to owe money with their returns....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 Song: E3 Trailer Features New REFUSED Song Chippin' In - Listen Here What song plays during the Cyberpunk 2077 E3 2019 trailer? We googled the exact same thing after watching Keanu Reeve's walk off stage at E3. Thankfully we now have an answer....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Tottenham board 'must listen' to Mauricio Pochettino this summer, says Danny Rose Danny Rose says few managers could have worked the wonders that Mauricio Pochettino has at Tottenham, and implored the Spurs hierarchy to listen to his demands this summer....
10:17, 05/18/2019

John Calipari has 'long-term' contract with Kentucky but will still listen to other schools John Calipari admitted to listening to job offers but reiterated he doesn't plan to leave Kentucky. He agreed to a long-term contract after UCLA interest.        ...
21:34, 06/04/2019

Until we call global warming a crisis, no one will listen | Irwin Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Caleb Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call it climate change,” she said. “It’s a climate cri...
12:51, 07/31/2019

Get Paid to Watch Ads in the Brave Web Browser Brave, a chromium-based web browser that boasts an ad-free browsing experience, will now pay users to watch ads. That’s right—the ad-blocking browser will now be running ads, but in a more thoughtful way than we’re accustomed to....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid – It’s the Influencer Economy Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a particular subject, no matter how odd, can expect to hear from advertisers prepared to drop big bucks ...
22:34, 08/06/2019

'Rage 2' will receive at least two paid add-ons after launch Just because Rage 2 is a single-player game doesn't mean its gameplay will remain all that static. Avalanche and Bethesda have published a 2019 roadmap for the open-world shooter, and it's evident that the developers want to treat the game almost as......
18:51, 05/12/2019

More than 100 moms will get paid $12K for poverty study More than 100 New York City moms living below the poverty level will be given $12,000 with no strings attached as part of a new study measuring the effect of poverty on early-childhood ­development. The study, named Baby’s First Years and partially funded by the city, is currently recruiting moms fr...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Brady jokes about not being highest-paid QB Tom Brady turned to humor Thursday when asked about not being among the NFL's highest-paid quarterbacks, which was appropriate considering it was during an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
17:51, 05/03/2019

A former 'Jeopardy' champion says he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia, but has yet to be paid HQ Trivia One-time "Jeopardy" champion Alex Jacob claims that he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia in June — but one month later, he says he has yet to be paid. "It may take some eligible winners up to 90 days to receive cash prizes," HQ Trivia told Business Insider. Fans have long complained about pa...
09:17, 07/09/2019

Subway Got Too Big. Franchisees Paid a Price. Sabotaged meatballs. The wrong soap. Franchisees say supervisors manipulated inspections — then took their stores. A company ‘hit man’ says it’s true....
23:00, 06/28/2019

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston....
07:51, 06/18/2019

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource that helps people compare internet providers in their area, someone who’s willing to go off the grid for two days can get paid $1,000 in cash for ...
21:34, 08/07/2019

Audible will let you 'read' an audiobook while you listen Audible, the largest producer of spoken content, is launching a Captions feature that will let read-along to engage your ears, eyes and minds.       ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Best WordPress themes (paid and free) of 2019 The WordPress platform is one of the simplest ways to create colorful and well laid out webpages. Setup is usually performed with a few mouse clicks, so no coding knowledge is required.The platform supports thousands of various themes, some of which are suited to specific users such as small busines...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at the iconic event, though iconic isn’t how anyone would have described the day back then....
01:34, 08/16/2019

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
09:34, 05/25/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid -- It’s the Influencer Economy: QuickTake Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a particular subject, no matter how odd, can expect to hear from advertisers prepared to drop big bucks ...
07:34, 08/06/2019

You Paid for Bottle Service for MAGAholics and You Didn’t Even Know It Remember back when America was trying to figure out how Donald Trump the business man and Donald Trump the president were going to coexist, considering Trump could, say, host events at, say, a property he owns, like Mar-a-Lago, and, I’m just spitballing here, because he’s the president, the charges ...
03:17, 05/03/2019

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein could have ‘paid’ for help with suicide: Former Gotti pal The jail where Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself was a nest of corruption in the early ’90s, according to one of late mobster John Gotti Sr.’s top associates — who insists it’s still a place where almost anything can be bought if you have the bucks. “If he killed himself so...
08:51, 08/11/2019

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying for new nuclear reactors before they are built, and for taxpayers to pay a share of any cost overruns or construction delays.In a consultation document ...
17:34, 07/23/2019

NYC mansion sells for $22.25M, double what owners paid A newly renovated Upper East Side townhouse just sold for $22.25 million. The buyer is shielded behind an LLC, but it appears to the successful female founder of a high-profile fashion retail website. The two-building property first went on the market for $29.25 million earlier this year. The 12,000...
01:00, 07/04/2019

How did Canelo become one of the highest-paid athletes in the world? Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is not a charismatic international figure or a flamboyant extrovert like Muhammad Ali was. But he is the right fighter at the right time -- and a damn good one, writes Nigel Collins....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
17:51, 07/09/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Mother who paid $6.5M to college scammer says she was duped BOSTON (AP) — A mother who says she paid the consultant at the center of the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme $6.5 million says she was duped into believing the money would help underprivileged students. A statement was released Thursday by a Hong Kong lawyer who says he represents the mot...
04:00, 05/03/2019

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occurred from October 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Some...
14:17, 07/31/2019

Toni Duggan: ‘I believe we should be better paid, but not the same as the men’ | Suzanne Wrack Striker wants better facilities and better crowds for women’s football but does not think England’s Lionesses should earn the same as their male counterpartsOn the eve of the World Cup, Toni Duggan is keen to talk about equality. “I don’t want to just start with money – we need pitches, facilities,”...
02:51, 06/06/2019

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economic Policy Institute....
12:34, 08/16/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ claims he won $20K from HQ Trivia — but was never paid “Jeopardy!” champion Alex Jacob claimed he won money through the HQ Trivia app but has not heard anything regarding his prize. Jacob, who won the game show’s “Tournament of Champions” in 2015, tweeted Monday, “Guys, I need your help. I won $20,000 on @HQTrivia on June 10 and still haven’t heard anyt...
02:00, 07/11/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research which dubbed it “no...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that Beat......
20:34, 06/27/2019

Lena Dunham sells Brooklyn pad for less than she paid Actress and director Lena Dunham made her career with HBO’s “Girls,” about young women launching their lives in Brooklyn. Like the show’s characters, Dunham has since moved on by returning to Manhattan, where she grew up. Now she is in contract to sell her Gretsch condo, at 60 Broadway in Williamsbu...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges. (July 15)        ...
08:51, 07/16/2019

Best alternatives to Skype 2019: paid and free Skype was one of the early success stories when it came to easy-access VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). By the end of 2010 it had recorded over 600 million users around the world.However, after Microsoft bought Skype in 2012 they began to make changes, adding some features, while removing others...
14:51, 06/27/2019

This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it. Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.       ...
06:34, 08/23/2019

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salary negotiation....
04:51, 08/10/2019

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the support of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo but hasnR...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Fentanyl use could end the opium era in Mexico: 'The only crop that paid’ The market price for opium has plummeted as addicts in the US have swapped heroin for fentanyl, and could force Mexico’s impoverished farmers to abandon the narcotics trade Every six months over the past two decades, Pedro García has planted a small crop of opium poppies alongside the maize and bean...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Alex Rodriguez isn’t being paid by the Yankees anymore For the first time since 2003, the Yankees’ payroll does not include Alex Rodriguez. A Yankees spokesman confirmed that A-Rod no longer draws a salary from the team, even though the Yankees’ 2019 media guide lists the three-time American League Most Valuable Player as a special advisor for baseball ...
20:51, 07/29/2019

This boy really wanted a teddy bear — and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son Noah to an indoor play center in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, on Wednesday, The Sun rep...
23:51, 05/23/2019

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
21:34, 08/07/2019

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
19:51, 05/28/2019

Choosing Football Has Already Paid Off For Kyler Murray Kyler Murray officially became a part of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday when the first-overall pick signed his rookie contract with the team. His deal, according to multiple reports, is a standard four-year contract with a fifth-year option. He’ll be earning over $35.2 million guaranteed over tha...
03:51, 05/10/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
19:17, 08/03/2019

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
06:17, 08/13/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report on the crash of Ethopian Airlines flight 302 in Mar...
00:17, 04/29/2019

Man Utd to make David De Gea highest-paid goalkeeper in the world Manchester United are set to make David De Gea the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world after a breakthrough in talks to hand the Spaniard a new deal....
22:51, 07/16/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared to be complaining on social media about any problems....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Bolton players under ‘severe stress’ after not being paid for 20 weeks • Club’s friendly match at Chester on Friday cancelled• Players and coaching staff of League One club issue statementBolton’s friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “severe mental and emotional stress”.Members of the s...
01:51, 07/18/2019

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t the Blast) pending, but Robert “R.” Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
05:51, 06/20/2019

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day after a report said Trump had approved a $2 million bill from Pyongyang for the American student's care....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be there to get paid....
22:17, 08/17/2019

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects....
17:00, 08/17/2019

"You Have Paid Price For My Decision": Ex-Cop Sanjiv Bhatt To Family Sanjiv Bhatt, the Gujarat-cadre IPS officer who took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots and in June was sentenced to life in prison in a 30-year-old custodial death case, has......
04:17, 08/04/2019

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the corporation’s foremost women have had substantial w...
17:34, 07/02/2019

YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans c......
01:34, 08/17/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
04:17, 06/08/2019

How Noah Syndergaard’s trust in Wilson Ramos paid off Noah Syndergaard didn’t have his personal catcher, his release point or his best stuff. But he had enough to help pitch the Mets to a series-clinching 4-3 win over Washington. Despite pitching to Wilson Ramos instead of personal catcher Tomas Nido for the first time since June 15, Syndergaard allowe...
11:35, 08/11/2019

Trump Paid $1 Million of Taxpayer Money for Limousines He Might Not Use President Trump has spent $1 million of taxpayer money on four limousines he may or may not use on his trip to Ireland this week, according to The Guardian. The spending was confirmed by USASpending.gov, a government website that tracks federal spending....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Virginia town remembers the high price paid on D-Day Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry....
00:17, 05/20/2019

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
17:00, 07/15/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Epstein Paid Off Suspected Co-Conspirators To "Influence" Them: Reports Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with sexually abusing young girls in a case that led to the resignation of the US labor secretary, was accused Friday of paying off possible co-conspirators to......
02:51, 07/13/2019

Bolton Wanderers Players And Coaches Have Not Been Paid In Four Months Despite staving off administration twice over in months prior, Bolton Wanderers finally met that dreaded fate on May 8. Since then, the club has been nothing but a disaster. With no potential owners stepping up to buy the team, and an unpaid tax bill of at least £1.2 million, things are looking dire...
19:51, 07/18/2019

Morehouse Class of ’19, Congratulations: Your Student Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ student loans....
23:00, 05/19/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
02:34, 06/21/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
17:17, 07/08/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s still well and truly dominating the overall global mar...
05:51, 04/30/2019

A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration....
22:17, 06/18/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
05:51, 05/23/2019

Dropbox Reports Slowest Paid User Growth Since IPO Dropbox's paid user growth has been slowing despite its try-to-buy freemium offer, causing investors to worry about its ability to convert free users into paying ones....
08:34, 08/09/2019

Mets’ stud draft pick kept his cool, and it paid off Matt Allan entered the draft prepared for “crazy” things to happen and said that helped him cope with the anxiety of not getting selected earlier. Considered a first-round talent who slipped to the third round because of concerns over whether he would sign, the right-handed pitcher from Seminole Hig...
10:34, 06/29/2019

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, at a wreath laying ceremony in honour of those “brave men and women” who serve....
20:17, 05/24/2019