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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company’s light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China’s censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country. Facebook has been under fire in recent years for its lax approach to
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NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – India is deliberating potential censorship on streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, a senior government source told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Traffic moves on a road past hoardings of Netflix’s new television series “Sacred Games” in Mumbai, India, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo While film and TV certification
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The “blob”, slime mould (Physarum polycephalum), a single-celled organism forming over over a pieces of tree chunk, is pictured at the Paris Zoological Park during a press preview in Paris, France, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – A Paris zoo showcased a mysterious new organism on Wednesday, dubbed the “blob”, a yellowish unicellular
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LONDON (Reuters) – Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union has hit science funding to the tune of almost half a billion euros and is putting off international researchers from coming to Britain, a leading institution said on Wednesday. An anti-Brexit protester demonstrates outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 11, 2019.
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about prescription drug prices at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo (Reuters) – Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee, has died aged 68, his
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ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will urge Turkey on Thursday to halt its offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, a day after President Donald Trump threatened heavy sanctions over the operation. Turkey’s week-long assault has created a new humanitarian crisis in Syria with 160,000 civilians taking flight, a security alert over
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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Apple Inc supplier TSMC raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5 billion on Thursday and forecast a nearly 10% rise in fourth-quarter revenue on strong demand for faster mobile chips and new high-end smartphones. The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is seen during an investors’ conference in
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FILE PHOTO: House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) addresses a National Press Club luncheon on his “committee’s investigations into President Donald Trump and his administration,” in Washington, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert (Reuters) – Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, 68, a Democrat and Chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee,
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie “Abominable” which shows China’s “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, an official said on Thursday, amid growing anger among countries with overlapping claims in the waterway. FILE PHOTO: Bikers go past an empty space where a promotional poster
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