Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:03:02 -0400LONDON(Reuters) - Social media were heavily criticized by a committee of British lawmakers on Monday for failing to do enough to remove illegal and extremist material posted on their sites, and for not preventing it appearing in the first place.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:10:54 -0400BOCHUM, Germany (Reuters) - Deutsche Post DHL won a contract to deliver groceries for Amazon's AmazonFresh service in Germany, which could help ease concerns that the U.S. retailer's own delivery services are an increasing threat to the German logistics group.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:04:14 -0400WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released a 58-page draft plan to reverse the landmark 2015 "net neutrality" order and disclosed the agency may withdraw "bright line" rules barring internet companies from blocking, throttling or giving "fast lanes" to some websites.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:16:10 -0400SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:16:25 -0400YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - A Russian state prosecutor asked a court to jail a blogger who played Pokemon Go inside a church for three-and-a-half years on Friday, saying he was guilty of inciting religious hatred, a court employee told Reuters by phone.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:41:58 -0400BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's top cyber official on Thursday confirmed said his agency was aware of computer attacks on two foundations tied to Germany's ruling coalition parties for some time, and was helping the think tanks analyze what happened.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:50:02 -0400SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of the security flaw officially known as CVE-2017-0199.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:30:12 -0400(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to promote its high-interest bearing deposit products in a marketing push to consumers later this year as it looks to grow its online bank, Chief Strategy Officer Stephen Scherr said in an interview on Thursday.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:46:30 -0400(Reuters) - Shares of Twitter Inc jumped on Wednesday after the microblogging service reported better-than-expected user growth in the first quarter, although its revenue fell for the first time.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:51:20 -0400(Reuters) - Marketers spent $72.5 billion on digital advertising last year, an increase of 22 percent from 2015, as Google and Facebook once again booked the lion's share of new revenue, a report released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau said on Wednesday.