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Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday on suspicion of accounting fraud and stock price manipulation in connection [more…]

Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday said it would stop Australians sharing news content on its platforms if a proposal to make it [more…]

Explainer: Facebook, Google battle Australia over proposed revenue-share law

Explainer: Facebook, Google battle Australia over proposed revenue-share law

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said it will block news sharing on its platforms in Australia if the government goes ahead with a law [more…]

Apple preparing 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year: Bloomberg

Apple preparing 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year: Bloomberg

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has asked suppliers to make at least 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year, along with new Apple Watch [more…]

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order [more…]

Facebook improving hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

Facebook improving hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it was preparing for Myanmar’s general election in November by improving the detection and removal of hate [more…]

Facebook lifts block on pro-Biden ad, citing ‘enforcement error’

Facebook lifts block on pro-Biden ad, citing ‘enforcement error’

Published 01/09/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday it had erred in blocking a pro-Biden ad submitted by Democratic political action committee Priorities [more…]

Zoom forecasts sales surge as video conferencing becomes a daily routine

Zoom forecasts sales surge as video conferencing becomes a daily routine

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Zoom Video Communications Inc raised its annual revenue forecast by more than 30% after comfortably beating quarterly estimates on Monday as it converts [more…]

Facebook partners with external researchers to study its impact during U.S. election

Facebook partners with external researchers to study its impact during U.S. election

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday it is partnering with external researchers to examine the impact of the social media site on society during [more…]

Amazon’s surveillance can boost output and possibly limit unions: study

Amazon’s surveillance can boost output and possibly limit unions: study

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com relies on extensive worker surveillance to boost employee output and potentially limit unionization efforts around the United States, says a research [more…]