Sunday, 15 September, 2019

Category: Technology

Facebook, Youtube Overrun With Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims

Facebook, Youtube Overrun With Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims

Facebook Inc. and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found. Now, the companies say they are taking steps to curb such accounts. Facebook last month changed its News Feed algorithms to

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Five Countries On The Frontline Of Tech

Five Countries On The Frontline Of Tech

Connectivity shapes culture around the world, and in many places digital life has become indivisible from day-to-day living. High-speed internet, mobile accessibility and cashless payments increasingly drive the global economy, and some countries are heavily leaning into this digital future with improved online services and accessibility. To uncover which countries

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Paying Via Facial-Recognition Machines

Paying Via Facial-Recognition Machines

Chinese technology giants have leapfrogged U.S. companies in popularizing mobile payments. Now, they are trying to get people to bypass their smartphones and make payments by simply looking into screens. Ant Financial Services Group and Tencent Holdings Ltd., rivals that operate, respectively, Alipay and WeChat Pay, China’s two largest mobile-payments networks, are

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Apple, Facebook, Google And Amazon face Increased Scrutiny

Apple, Facebook, Google And Amazon Face Increased Scrutiny

Congress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon for competition problems and anti-competitive conduct. “The open internet has delivered enormous benefits to Americans, including a surge of economic opportunity, massive investment, and new pathways for education online,”

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