Saturday, December 15, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg vows to fight election meddling in marathon Senate grilling Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook chief executive, warned on Tuesday of an online propaganda “arms race” with Russia and vowed that fighting interference in elections around the world is now his top priority. Here are some key takeaways from the Senate...
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez might or might not be together come Valentine's Day this week -- but at least they have each other for right now. Justin and Selena were spotted hanging poolside Sunday at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, where they were chillin' under an umbrella before getting up for...
It shouldn’t have worked. Award shows are stage-managed, prettified, self-justifying, emotionally incoherent affairs at which, occasionally, something meaningful or surprising happens. The Golden Globes are the wackiest of the bunch, mostly because everyone gets to drink. And the red carpet is where the pageantry is at its most superficial....
Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
Amitabh Kumar Singhal spent a childhood obsessed with Star Trek. On his parents’ black-and-white TV, Singhal would compulsively watch reruns of the science-fiction franchise and dream of building starship computers that could answer questions instantly. It was a bit of a long shot for a kid born in Jhansi...
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Social networking is everywhere these days. It’s next to impossible to find someone who doesn’t have a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, and most of the communication we have with one another — both friends and strangers — is mediated through these platforms. Social networking, of course, is meant to facilitate...
Aaron Nelson (The Pontiac Tribune) — Turkish President Erdogan has suggested French authorities likely knew of the Paris terror attack in advance, believing that they are partly responsible for the Charlie Hebdo shootings. Being a current member of NATO, Turkey’s accusation that the West is “playing games with the Islamic...
The country’s start-up community has shown tremendous growth in recent years but there is still a vast potential for development, P@SHA President Jehan Ara said on Wednesday at the launch of tech incubator The Nest i/O. She said the incubator — a 6,500 sq ft purpose-built facility situated above a...
World leaders are gathering in Paris to mark the murder of staff and police at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, as well as those killed in the hostage situation at a kosher supermarket. France’s prime minister said the people would “cry out their love of liberty.” And...
CEO and Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Monday said his social network's removal of actor Hamza Ali Abbasi's status regarding the Charlie Hebdo attack and freedom of expression may have been a mistake. When asked by one profile Angelic Munni what Zuckerberg has to say about his network's deletion...