Facebook to ban ads promoting weapon accessories, protective gear in US
January 17, 2021
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Saturday it will ban advertisements for weapon accessories and protective equipment in the United States with immediate effect until at least two days after US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
January 16, 2021
WhatsApp to delay launch of update business features after privacy backlash
January 15, 2021
Amazon faces class-action lawsuit over eBook pricing
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc was slapped with a class-action lawsuit on Thursday accusing the e-commerce giant of inflating the prices of ebooks in collusion with some publishers.
January 13, 2021
Look, up in the sky - it's a flying Cadillac! GM unveils futuristic vehicle
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Tuesday presented a futuristic flying Cadillac - a self-driving vehicle which takes off and lands vertically and carries the passenger above the streets and through the air.
January 10, 2021
Apple, Amazon suspend Parler social network from App Store and web hosting service
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have suspended Parler from their respective App Store and web hosting service, saying the social networking service popular with many right-leaning social media users has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence.
January 9, 2021
US judge overseeing Google case will sell mutual funds holding Alphabet stock
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The federal judge hearing the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust case against Google said on Friday he directed his financial advisers to immediately sell mutual funds he owns that hold stock of the search engine’s parent Alphabet Inc.
January 7, 2021
Facebook, Instagram block Trump's account for rest of his presidential term
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc and Instagram will extend a ban on US President Donald Trump’s accounts for at least the next two weeks until the presidential transition is completed, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said.