Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves
2019-07-17

After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but few people could convincingly explain why. The 20

Big Tech Quartet's Antitrust Hearing as US lawmakers take jabs at Amazon
2019-07-17

Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to b

Congress checks Facebook’s new currency plan
2019-07-16

Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump,

T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible
2019-07-16

An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile’s $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible

As rasist, Trump tweets Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from
2019-07-15

US President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,&rd

US says may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks
2019-07-15

The US may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump’s recent effort to ea

The common cold can 'revolutionize' bladder cancer treatment?
2019-07-14

Current treatment for some forms of cancer does not work as well as researchers had initially hoped. But a new virus-based treatment has shown promising results. New research suggests that the comm

30 killed, 100+ buildings ravaged by floods and landslides in northern India and Nepal
2019-07-13

Over 30 people have been killed and more than 130 buildings have collapsed following days of torrential rainfall that triggered mass floods and landslides across Nepal and two northern Indian states

US imposed over $ 5 billion on Facebook as fine on privacy violations
2019-07-13

Facebook will pay $5 billion and submit to “government restrictions” on its treatment of users’ private data under the terms of the largest-ever Federal Trade Commission settlement

Father of modern heart surgery honored by Google Doodle
2019-07-12

On what would've been his 96th birthday, Dr. Rene Favaloro got the Google Doodle treatment for his contribution to medicine and social justice.  On what would've been his 96th birthday, Dr. Re

Branson's Virgin Orbit to launch commercial satellite
2019-07-11

Virgin Orbit company said: Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch sy

US threatens France over proposed ‘unfair’ tax on Silicon Valley tech giants
2019-07-11

The US has launched a probe that may see France slapped with sanctions for its attempt to hike taxes on tech firms, which Washington claims will ‘unfairly’ target Silicon Valley giants k

Merkel seen visibly shaking AGAIN, this time as she welcomes Finnish PM
2019-07-10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen visibly shaking during another high-profile diplomatic meeting, this time as she welcomed Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne as the countries’ anthems

US to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei
2019-07-10

The US government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, leavin

In services business push, Apple starts China app development program
2019-07-10

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker’s efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical

China & India put future of Facebook’s Libra crypto currency into question
2019-07-10

India and China have expressed skepticism over Libra’s prospects, as both seek to limit the crypto currency trade. Beijing, in particular, is worried that US-controlled digital currency might

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak wants everyone to quit Facebook
2019-07-09

Tech guru Steve Wozniak has recommended that Facebook users ‘figure out a way to get off’ the social network due to ongoing privacy concerns. Wozniak deleted his Facebook account in 2018

Torah prohibiting jews from eating shellfish! Israeli embassy caught in laughable kosher cover up!
2019-07-08

Israel’s envoy to Brazil Yossi Shelley has found himself in hot water after his embassy shared an image of him eating lobster with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro despite the Torah prohibit