Month: June 2018

Facebook finished its homework. In a pair of newly uploaded letters, the two Senate committees that grilled Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in April have published the social media giant’s written answers to their considerable body of questions. Zuckerberg faced criticism for not answering many of the more intricate or controversial questions from members of Congress
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Facebook may have disbanded its “Trending” news section, but the social network is not abandoning its media company ambitions, despite whatever CEO Mark Zuckerberg said to Congress. In fact, the opposite of “not being a media business” is now occurring: Facebook is directly paying news publishers to create video, even as it claims its focus
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Screenshot: Korean Exposé (YouTube) On Saturday, about 22,000 women reportedly rallied in Seoul, South Korea to protest spycam porn, known as “molka.” The demonstration, which AFP reporter Hawon Jung said was the largest women’s rally in South Korean history, also called for better laws and investigations with regards to these crimes. Spycam pornography is hardly
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San Jose-based Cohesity has closed an oversubscribed $250M Series D funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, bringing its total raised to date to $410M. The enterprise software company offers a hyperconverged data platform for storing and managing all the secondary data created outside of production apps. In a press release today it notes this
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Diana could be D.C.-bound in Wonder Woman 2.Image: Warner Bros. It: Chapter 2 casts another adult incarnation of the original cast. Kevin Feige is just waiting to hear when Marvel can finally use the X-Men and Fantastic Four again. Ram Bergman says it’s going to be a while before we hear about Rian Johnson’s Star
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A casino in Pfaeffikon, Switzerland.Photo: Getty Images Switzerland has elected to allow online casinos, though a newly approved law intends to keep foreign operations from sharing in the take. Per the BBC, Swiss voters have overwhelmingly voted—well above rates suggested by early polling—a measure already approved in Parliament to legalize certified Swiss online casinos, but
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