Internet Reaches Crossroads on Free Speech

Facebook and other tech giants are working to impose restrictions on what they describe as “fake news.” (Chris Jackson/Getty Images) Online giants including Facebook and Google have started cracking down on what they consider “fake news.” Online advertisement services, including some beyond those owned by Google and Facebook, are More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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John McAfee on the Erosion of Privacy and Freedom

Software developer John McAfee at the Epoch Times headquarters in New York on Nov. 16, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times) NEW YORK—John McAfee, who created the world’s first antivirus computer program, More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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Twitter accidentally suspends CEO Jack Dorsey’s account

Twitter logo (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images).     SAN FRANCISCO—Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey says the social media platform accidentally suspended his account. Dorsey tweeted Tuesday night , More...

By admin On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Startup Weekend More Than Transforming Ideas Into Reality Quickly

SafetyNet members (L-R) Alex Steeves, Abdullah Mostafa, Suzana Vukovic, Thomas Le, and Herman Liao at the University of Ottawa on Nov. 20, 2016. (Rahul Vaidyanath/Epoch Times) OTTAWA—Startup Weekend provides More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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New Supersonic Jet Aims to Take You From New York to London in Under 4 Hours (Video)

A Colorado-based startup company called Boom has revealed a small-scale prototype of its high-speed passenger plane which has been described as a modern version of the Concorde.  The aircraft is reportedly More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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Twitter Suspends Several Alt-Right Accounts

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)     NEW YORK—Twitter has suspended the accounts of several prominent members of the so-called “alt-right” in an apparent crack down on accounts tied to hate More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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Canada’s Tech Sector Expected to Get Boost From Trump Fears

A Canadian flag flies at BlackBerry’s headquarters in Waterloo. The Canadian tech sector could gain an edge over the United States in attracting talented immigrants. (The Canadian Press/Geoff Robins) MONTREAL—Nervousness More...

By admin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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Is Self Driving Technology Already Making Us Safer?

Automotive logistics supplier Continental has predicted that vehicle automation will start with partially automated driving from 2016, then highly automated driving from 2020, before fully automated systems become More...

By admin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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Twitter Adds New Options to Curb Abuse, Harassment

The Twitter symbol appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)     NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter, long criticized as a hotbed for online More...

By admin On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Google Also Gets Fooled by Fake Election News

In this March 23, 2010, file photo, the Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File) SAN FRANCISCO—Google’s search engine highlighted an inaccurate story More...