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Two of the biggest U.S. wedding websites -- The Knot and Pinterest -- are taking a step into the 21st century and embracing a policy to stop promoting wedding venues that had once been slave plantations to...
Key Takeaway: Facebook’s public scrutiny creates a window of opportunity for the new wave of digital companies that are seeking to lure the disenchanted users, promising to...
Click through Facebook, ask Google for directions, shop on Amazon -- you know you’re leaving an electronic trail. What you may not know is that hiding in the dark corners of the Internet countless data brokers and...
China is moving to regulate deepfake video and audio content, applying a strong-armed approach to an increasingly pervasive issue that other countries have struggled to control. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced new...
An Atlanta online ad company is the latest to call for Google’s breakup, claiming the search giant is a monopoly that uses its dominance in a number of areas that hurt rivals.  The antitrust...
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s embattled co-founder and CEO, isn’t just interested in creating the biggest ad machine and political platform in history. He also wants to fix and accelerate the rate of scientific discovery. In...
TikTok can now add the U.S. army to the range of American critics looking into privacy and security concerns related to the popular Chinese video app.Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said a security assessment will be done of...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for e-commerce. Monday, December 2 marks the 14th year that Cyber Monday will dominate holiday spending. This season, Americans are projected to spend over $143.7 billion...
It seems only one thing isn’t changing in the gaming industry -- disruption. “Companies… know they need to evolve,” ran across the top of EY’s gaming survey this week.  Constant disruption is sparking growth...
Until relatively recently, the term “subscription box” brought to mind those “Cheese of the Month” clubs that sent a brick of Brie or bleu to your doorstep once a month for a year. But since 2011, the...
Trufan, which helps companies market to niche audiences, has purchased audience analytics firm SocialRank to bolster its position as a social intelligence platform. Swish Goswami, Trufan’s 22-year old founder and CEO, said that the...
Snapchat fact-checks all political ads, CEO Evan Spiegel said this week, the latest tech company aiming to address the spread of misinformation and differentiate itself from other social media platforms. “What we try to...
McClatchy Co., publisher of 29 newspapers including the Miami Herald, may be the next print media giant to topple after seeing advertising revenues switch to the Internet.Founded in 1857 as The Daily Bee in Sacramento, the company...
TikTok isn’t the threat that U.S. legislators and security experts are making it out to be, the Chinese video app’s chief said, adding that he’d defy President Xi Jinping if he demanded information. “The...
Taylor Swift doesn’t want to calm down. Her Thursday night appeal on Twitter is the latest and one of the most high-profile moves by a female entertainer in Hollywood to assert her independence and...
It’s a scary time for American workers. To climb the socioeconomic ladder and receive that prestigious degree, you might face crippling student debt or settle for a job that could be taken by a robot one day....
China’s push to become a world tech power, which has paid off with advances in telecommunications, batteries and robots, is yielding further results -- it’s taken a leadership position in A.I. powered education investments. 
Hearst Magazines’ writers, editors, art, design and video professionals voted to unionize, the latest media staff to come together in an effort to protect their rights as employers slash pay and benefits. Hearst Magazines...
This piece is brought to you in partnership with Duke Impact Investing Group. In 2017, two Duke University students saw an opportunity gap for peers interested in using business as a tool for change....
This week TikTok generated a lot of headlines and regulatory scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, but the issue goes beyond TikTok. Security experts and lawmakers painted a gloomy picture of cyber espionage and security threats...
As advertisers, influencers, and journalists feverishly maneuver for eyeballs and likes, employing an arsenal of tactics to boost their views, social media giants have taken to criticizing them for gaming the system. While it...
The richest 1% have nearly doubled their share of U.S. wealth over the past five decades. Meanwhile, more than 43% of Americans are either poor or low income. In fact, the gap between the rich and the...
Augmented and virtual reality applications are surging across many industries, but don’t hold your breath waiting for great AR eyeglasses, according to Evan Spiegel, co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc.Hardware constraints are forcing trade-offs related to power,...
The Dorsey-Zuckerberg battle for the future of social media ramped up this week, and both sides sought to claim the moral high ground. Jack Dorsey banned paid political and issue advertising from Twitter, saying...
ByteDance, the China-based parent of popular video music platform TikTok, has been in denial mode the past two days.  ByteDance last night denied a Financial Times story that it would launch its much-anticipated public...
Key Takeaway: The Facebook News platform will give some media organizations a new revenue model and a way to grow audiences, but it also further establishes the...
Key Takeaway: Danish online games developer BetaDwarf believes that a new type of game encouraging teamwork will bring people closer together. So-called friendshipping games counter prevailing wisdom...
Far too often in the U.S., a person’s zip code determines their destiny. Children who grow up in poverty are likely to stay that way.  The numbers are staggering: nearly a quarter of American...
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has had a tough couple of months.  Not only was the largest social network fined a record $5 billion by the Federal Trade Commission but Facebook critic Sen. Elizabeth...
At this point in American political history, many of us have become inured to misinformation and proliferation of fake news. Still, it was startling when the “West Wing Reads” email from the White House...
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