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How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies

France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially severa...

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies

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2019-09-04, 09:32

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a ¼new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether...
2019-07-11, 12:48

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.     ...
2019-08-17, 15:32

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it...
2019-05-22, 17:16

Own All Nine Planet of the Apes Movies For $35 On Blu-ray and Digital You don’t need to be a hyper-intelligent simian to know that getting all nine Planet of the Apes films on Blu-ray (including the three most recent on...
2019-08-19, 20:48

How accountants can lead digital change In business, trust is everything. Yet 70% of small businesses would not recommend their accountant, and a third suggested avoiding them completely, a...
2019-09-06, 19:32

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with...
2019-06-11, 01:32

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The packag...
2019-07-19, 14:16

This digital marketing masterclass is a must for every new entrepreneur Even if you’ve never tackled the treacherous depths of digital advertising before, the direction from a course like the Digital Marketing Masterclass...
2019-09-20, 17:00

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and G...
2019-06-28, 20:32

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate...
2019-06-09, 02:32

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more of...
2019-06-30, 02:32

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies lik...
2019-07-16, 22:00

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examin...
2019-07-11, 05:48

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break fr...
2019-07-16, 02:48

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industr...
2019-07-15, 06:32

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
2019-07-14, 14:48

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource t...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said....
2019-07-14, 12:16

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adapt...
2019-06-13, 00:32

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, ...
2019-08-12, 16:00

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dr...
2019-07-17, 23:16

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce the...
2019-06-08, 19:00

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt t...
2019-09-09, 23:32

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-06-02, 17:16

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings. ...
2019-07-18, 14:00

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is...
2019-05-24, 14:16

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal acti...
2019-07-17, 00:00

Tom Barrack Is Done With Traditional Real Estate. He's Going Digital. Colony Capital is making one of the most aggressive bets yet that technology is disrupting real estate: It is selling nearly all of its traditional h...
2019-09-18, 08:00

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.     ...
2019-08-08, 13:32

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing secu...
2019-05-22, 06:48

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digita...
2019-06-29, 20:48

Labour 'failing on digital rights', say campaigners The vast majority of complaints about political parties' use of data are directed at Labour, with campaigners saying the party is "failing on digital...
2019-08-27, 14:48

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read ...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
2019-05-23, 19:48

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more stre...
2019-07-04, 01:01

Conjure Up $106 To Own Every Harry Potter Film On 4K Blu-ray + Digital In case you missed the same deal on May 2nd (better known to non-muggles as the Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts), the complete 4K Harry Potter ...
2019-05-23, 21:48

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will ...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Government's digital ID scheme as mismanaged as Crossrail The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising question...
2019-07-18, 16:48

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated ch...
2019-07-18, 17:16

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
2019-07-12, 12:16

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is st...
2019-06-23, 13:32

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smart...
2019-06-09, 15:16

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We ...
2019-06-20, 15:48

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m conf...
2019-07-11, 19:16

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patien...
2019-07-23, 08:48

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put ou...
2019-05-29, 11:00

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants US has said it will investigate planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back at a US investigation into a new French tax on i...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online. ...
2019-07-07, 18:48

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation ...
2019-07-19, 20:32

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for...
2019-06-01, 06:32

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales i...
2019-05-21, 16:00

U.S. Announces Inquiry of French Digital Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology firms particularly, by targeting tr...
2019-07-11, 03:32

Digital transformation: How to make sure your project is a success From building enthusiasm for change to experimenting with innovations, four digital leaders explain how to ensure your digitalisation project remains...
2019-08-13, 12:00

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilizat...
2019-06-11, 01:32

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed t...
2019-08-11, 13:32

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off fro...
2019-05-25, 23:16

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2019-05-31, 08:16

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transfo...
2019-07-05, 13:16

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unp...
2019-08-16, 21:32

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron s...
2019-08-27, 10:16

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos t...
2019-06-05, 03:16

Digital adoption: What it is and why big-time businesses must take note We live in a digital age — a time when smartphone penetration exceeds 95 percent in some countries and when social media can be used to keep em...
2019-08-27, 04:16

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display....
2019-06-14, 15:48

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said...
2019-08-27, 03:48

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at h...
2019-06-13, 21:32

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for...
2019-05-23, 05:32

CIO vs CFO: How digital transformation is changing IT budget decisions CIO strategy: If you want to be responsible for digital transformation, then you need to stop focusing on operations and act more like a trusted busi...
2019-09-17, 17:00

Trump says U.S. would tax French wine in response to digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies and threatened a...
2019-08-25, 00:16

Digital assets need to be considered, included in your will: expert Digital assets come in two general forms: things that exist online that have sentimental value (ie: photos saved in the Cloud) and things that have f...
2019-08-27, 03:48

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earning...
2019-07-15, 19:48

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to re...
2019-05-22, 14:32

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson – Fatherhood Initiative Sunday is Father’s Day, a special day on the calendar set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who are working to make the lives of our chil...
2019-06-13, 22:48

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care ...
2019-07-16, 18:16

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system Big banks object to a Federal Reserve system to cut the time for electronic payments to clear, arguing it’s a potential Trojan horse for tech compani...
2019-08-06, 14:48

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user ...
2019-09-17, 19:32

Why China’s Rushing to Mint Its Own Digital Currency The People’s Bank of China is poised to become the first major central bank to issue a digital version of its currency, the yuan, seeking to keep up ...
2019-09-11, 17:00

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the ide...
2019-05-21, 17:01

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countr...
2019-06-19, 11:32

Mexico to adjust tax framework to realities of digital economy Mexico's government will propose adjusting the tax system to address the "realities" of the digital economy and e-commerce when the 2020 budget is pr...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Digital parenting tips for back-to-school season (NBC News) It’s back-to-school season, which is the perfect time for parents to take extra steps to make sure their kids are being safe online. The F...
2019-08-21, 21:16

Apple took us on a surreal walk through San Francisco, looking at digital art on an iPhone San Francisco looks different through an iPhone XS Max — it's still a city, but now there are floating balls of fabric, speech bubbles, and word...
2019-08-13, 03:00

How your business can reach digital success in the next decade: 5 tips Past business decisions can act as guidance for the future. Here are five ways companies can use past experiences as lessons for the new digital age....
2019-08-06, 16:00

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe o...
2019-07-11, 18:48

EXPLAINER-Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and t...
2019-08-22, 12:16

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and ...
2019-08-13, 17:00

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with a...
2019-05-22, 04:48

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

G-7 Finance Chiefs Narrow Divisions on Digital Tax Plan Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies took a step toward an agreement on how to divide up multinational companies’ profits, na...
2019-07-19, 02:00

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts...
2019-05-21, 22:16

Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network with hosts that include Donna McKechnie, Tonya Pinkins, Justin Guarini, Kerry Butler, Josh...
2019-09-19, 22:32

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offeri...
2019-05-25, 06:00

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball ...
2019-08-06, 15:32

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platfor...
2019-09-07, 08:32

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the q...
2019-06-12, 18:16

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates ...
2019-07-09, 02:16

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed acros...
2019-09-13, 19:32

This "Tank Man" image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new techno...
2019-06-05, 18:16

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, th...
2019-08-18, 07:00

Executives are out of touch with the human effects of digital darwinism Digital Darwinism: the evolution of technology and its impact on markets and society. I’m sure you’ve heard it before:  Happy employ...
2019-07-23, 11:01

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thurs...
2019-07-11, 14:48

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax Google, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital ser...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the Fren...
2019-08-14, 02:00

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look o...
2019-07-21, 23:16

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected d...
2019-06-14, 03:48

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mysti...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, accordin...
2019-06-10, 16:00

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Fac...
2019-05-29, 02:48

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3...
2019-06-11, 19:32

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store displa...
2019-06-22, 18:48

US Would Tax French Wine In Response To Digital Tax, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies and threatened again...
2019-08-25, 00:16

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
2019-06-09, 08:48

‘Digital divide’ will worsen inequalities, without better global cooperation Inequality will worsen unless the so-called “digital divide” – the gap between under-connected and highly digitalized countries – is not addressed, w...
2019-09-05, 22:00

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the ...
2019-07-10, 14:48

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No....
2019-07-16, 02:00

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wedn...
2019-06-05, 10:16

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the...
2019-07-05, 10:48

Sports Titles Keep Gamers on Digital Playing Field A strong start for the Madden NFL franchise indicates the resilience of decades-old franchises as technological strides enable game developers to eng...
2019-08-19, 11:16

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of marijuana is stil...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Ech...
2019-05-30, 04:00

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
2019-06-09, 12:32

The digital trends disrupting the banking industry in 2019 Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, pleas...
2019-09-03, 08:00

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the ne...
2019-06-18, 17:16

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syst...
2019-07-17, 00:16

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to creat...
2019-07-16, 21:32

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guid...
2019-06-29, 06:48

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
2019-07-17, 03:16

Microsoft Teams now supports Oracle digital assistant Oracle's AI assistant is now supported by Microsoft Teams, responds to voice commands, and comes with NLP that grasps terms specific to enterprise us...
2019-09-18, 06:32

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make i...
2019-08-02, 19:48

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
2019-05-23, 04:01

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Rea...
2019-06-03, 17:16

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent child...
2019-06-03, 12:32

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study...
2019-08-01, 20:16

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectua...
2019-06-17, 21:48

Privacy Missteps Cast Cloud Over Digital Assistants A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen...
2019-08-03, 14:48

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raider...
2019-08-02, 18:16

Danny Cohen, Who Helped Set the Stage for a Digital Era, Dies at 81 A computer scientist who devised the first flight simulator and paved the way for internet voice calls, cloud computing and online dating. (He marrie...
2019-08-22, 21:16

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded ...
2019-06-28, 17:48

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
2019-07-08, 16:32

Taiwan pushes hard – and late – into digital banking Despite being a global leader in IT and semiconductors, Taiwan has long been a digital laggard. The regulator has just issued the island’s first digi...
2019-09-16, 16:32

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more ...
2019-05-23, 14:48

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and t...
2019-08-23, 05:48

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was ...
2019-07-08, 20:48

Oracle's new digital assistant sounds suspiciously like Clippy Oracle aims to simplify the use of their Cloud applications through digital assistants, though this plan resembles a certain loathed paperclip in fun...
2019-09-17, 20:00

Foreign Investment Allowed In Digital Media With 26 Per Cent Cap The Centre today approved 26 per cent overseas investment in digital media as part of a relaxing of Foreign Direct Investment norms across four secto...
2019-08-29, 03:16

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leader...
2019-05-24, 21:48

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin throu...
2019-06-18, 14:00

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the w...
2019-07-16, 23:48

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game m...
2019-05-21, 16:00

France and US reach draft compromise on French digital tax The compromise envisages that France would repay to companies the difference between a French tax and a planned mechanism being drawn up by the OECD....
2019-08-27, 08:16

Marvin Gearhart Applied Digital Technology to Oil Drilling Marvin Gearhart, a born tinkerer, pioneered digital tools used to probe the contents of oil wells. His Gearhart Industries boomed in the 1970s and ea...
2019-08-06, 00:16

This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new techno...
2019-08-04, 09:16

France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies tax...
2019-07-11, 11:48

Is consolidation the key to a digital journalism transformation for Gannett and GateHouse? Gannett and GateHouse Media are said to be considering a deal that would enable cost-cutting and give them greater scale against Facebook, Google. &...
2019-08-01, 13:32

The Big Evil Companies Are Right You probably have not heard of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), but by its name could likely guess, correctly, that it’s a trade group...
2019-07-03, 02:48

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according...
2019-08-14, 14:00

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobi...
2019-05-21, 23:48

People are buying digital 'clothes' that aren't real — and they could be the next Instagram hit Digital apparel is no emperor's new clothes fad — in the gaming industry, "skins" and "cosmetics" are a staple item, but virtual fashion is new ...
2019-08-02, 10:16

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of f...
2019-06-17, 01:16

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a ...
2019-06-18, 12:16

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
2019-06-13, 17:16

Trump says possible French wine levy depends on digital tax talks President Donald Trump said on Monday upcoming talks about France's tax on the revenues of big technology firms would determine whether the United St...
2019-08-27, 06:16

Britain to make Huawei decision on 5G by the autumn: digital minister Britain will make a decision on whether to allow China's Huawei equipment to be used in its 5G networks in the autumn, the digital minister Nicky Mor...
2019-08-27, 14:16

BANKING AND PAYMENTS FOR GEN Z: These digital natives are the next big opportunity — here are the winning strategies BI Intelligence This is a preview of the Banking and Payments for Gen Z research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: ...
2019-07-23, 08:48

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to us...
2019-06-17, 09:00

Quasi-AR baby steps are preparing us for true AR’s digital future Apps such as Instagram, Pokemon Go, and Snapchat are acclimating people to the idea of augmented reality, even though they fall well short of true AR...
2019-08-24, 10:48

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the ...
2019-05-29, 19:16

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Britons break £100m-a-week digital streaming milestone Digital video continues to power entertainment growth with gaming spend slightly upThe streaming revolution has notched up another milestone with UK ...
2019-08-08, 23:00

Planet Nine launches alternative to in-game advertising and digital currencies Planet Nine is launching a blockchain-based alternative for monetizing games that emphasizes rewards for gamers rather than traditional means.Read Mo...
2019-08-20, 19:16

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative ...
2019-05-31, 07:01

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their atten...
2019-08-14, 01:32

UN Panel Lauds India's Digital Initiatives For Economic Inclusion India has been lauded by a high-level panel on digital cooperation launched by UN chief General Antonio Guterres for undertaking revolutionary digita...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Credit Suisse to shift focus from branches to digital banking Credit Suisse said on Monday it would invest hundreds of millions of francs in digital services and other parts of its Swiss division by the end of ...
2019-08-27, 01:48

Digital signs provide alert on escaped homicide suspects TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Digital signs on Arizona highways alert the public that a married couple suspected in a Tucson killing remained at large after o...
2019-08-28, 21:48

Succession pops the digital-media bubble: The A.V. Club reacts Last week, Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy threatened to fire “on the spot” any Barstool employee who sought information on unionizing, which, ...
2019-08-19, 20:48

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since n...
2019-06-11, 18:32

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and s...
2019-08-22, 14:16

Biden debate gaffe sends viewers in digital circles Minutes after Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden bungled his closing statement in Wednesday's debate by telling voters to go to a campaig...
2019-08-01, 08:16

Master digital marketing without breaking the bank with these online courses The times they are a-changin’, especially in the world of marketing. Long gone are the days of plastering brochures and billboards to get recognition...
2019-08-21, 20:16

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imag...
2019-06-11, 13:48

Norman Reedus' digital piss is both a "weapon" and a "key" in Death Stranding Death Stranding, the upcoming game from Metal Gear Solid designer Hideo Kojima, has been a source of bafflement for several years now. Its trailers h...
2019-08-21, 20:16

Cuomo signs bill restricting floating digital billboards ALBANY — Floating digital billboards are headed to Davy Jones’ locker. A bill signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday restricts vessels...
2019-08-20, 23:48

Macron defuses French digital tax row, Trump coy on wine threat France and the United States reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, though U.S. President Donald Trump decline...
2019-08-27, 03:48

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenu...
2019-06-07, 05:48

The Forward hires NY Times digital guru as editor-in-chief The Forward, the storied 121-year-old Jewish publication that has been beset by losses and staff turmoil, raided the New York Times Tuesday to hire d...
2019-07-24, 09:00

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymak...
2019-06-20, 06:16

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that pol...
2019-06-20, 00:32

Consumers could be winners as Singapore shakes up its digital banking sector Singapore will distribute up to five digital banking licenses for non-banking entities to provide financial services to retail customers and small an...
2019-09-02, 06:16

AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) Learn how the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Business drives CX with organizational change at this huge company with $37 billion in revenue. He also...
2019-06-18, 02:00

Amazon is passing along costs of a new digital tax to thousands of French sellers Amazon is raising seller fees for thousands of small and medium-sized businesses in France because of a new digital tax passed by the French governme...
2019-08-19, 10:16

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inve...
2019-06-18, 15:32

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for tree...
2019-05-21, 20:16

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
2019-07-11, 14:48

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Cr...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno ...
2019-07-11, 11:48

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. ...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Walmart announces executive shuffle to further integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership, according to a memo ob...
2019-07-19, 19:32

UPDATE 1-France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies tax...
2019-07-11, 10:48

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing r...
2019-05-27, 05:00

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at card...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concer...
2019-07-11, 07:48

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an...
2019-06-29, 00:48

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame ...
2019-07-16, 00:32

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Mich...
2019-07-11, 16:16

Mexico eyes sales tax on digital businesses to boost revenue Mexico is in talks to extend a sales tax to foreign online businesses so that they pay their fair share to Latin America's second biggest economy, th...
2019-09-10, 11:00

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administratio...
2019-07-11, 17:32

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, ...
2019-07-18, 20:48

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset t...
2019-07-18, 20:48

Asus Max Pro M2 Gets Digital Wellbeing, Improved Call Quality in India Asus Max Pro M2 is currently receiving a FOTA update that brings the June 2019 Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, upgraded earpiece performan...
2019-07-13, 20:00

Wake up, US Federal Reserve! China just showed how digital currency is done China's plan to launch a central bank-backed digital currency will have far-reaching consequences far outside the world of cryptocurrencies.Read More...
2019-09-16, 01:00

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest...
2019-07-19, 13:16

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view ...
2019-07-04, 02:48

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regula...
2019-09-13, 21:32

Digital transformation: How one bank is using AI, big data and chatbots to create new services Two key executives at banking giant NatWest explain how the firm tests and launches innovative services that meet fast-changing customer expectations...
2019-07-18, 14:16

Airtel Digital TV Reportedly Introduces New SD, HD Long-Term Packs Airtel Digital TV has quietly introduced six new long-term DTH packs for its subscribers. While some of these packs are valid for both SD and HD subs...
2019-05-24, 11:16

The future of retail, mobile, online & digital-only banking technology Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, pleas...
2019-09-13, 16:00

China is following Facebook’s playbook to issue a centralized digital currency China‘s upcoming state-controlled digital currency is to be similar to Facebook‘s proposed coin, which makes total sense, because Libra isn’t really ...
2019-09-06, 19:00

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Sir...
2019-05-22, 04:48

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a ...
2019-05-27, 16:48

Digital Billboards Of PM Come Up In Houston Ahead Of "Howdy, Modi!" Event Huge digital billboards on major highways across Houston welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian flags fluttering outside the homes of Indi...
2019-09-12, 14:32

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to ha...
2019-06-22, 16:48

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the ...
2019-07-10, 20:16

Target Sales Boosted by Store Remodels, Digital Shift Target said sales and profit rose at the start of the year, as improvements to its stores, products and digital capabilities attracted more shoppers....
2019-05-22, 17:32

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recogniti...
2019-07-16, 08:16

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the compa...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well...
2019-06-30, 22:16

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on T...
2019-07-16, 11:48

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has e...
2019-07-01, 09:48

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on m...
2019-07-16, 19:16

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as ...
2019-07-16, 15:48

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management un...
2019-05-28, 13:16

The digital economy is capitalism's sparkling creation or its undertaker: Former PM Keating It's a question posed by Australian former Prime Minister Paul Keating when discussing the greater impact that the trade war between the United State...
2019-09-11, 06:00

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how wil...
2019-05-28, 01:00

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing...
2019-07-18, 22:32

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pl...
2019-07-17, 08:32

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around t...
2019-07-17, 06:16

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic ...
2019-05-22, 08:48

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking indu...
2019-07-13, 14:48

HTC Vive will help more companies jump into VR Much like how Microsoft has positioned HoloLens as an enterprise-friendly tool for training, HTC Vive wants to help businesses take advantage of virt...
2019-07-02, 03:16

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magaz...
2019-07-24, 00:48

Best car insurance companies 2019 Features 31 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2019 Driver Power survey compares the...
2019-07-31, 19:00

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in...
2019-06-06, 21:00

The soundtrack to Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is now live for digital download on iTunes. The soundtrack to Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is now live for digital download on iTunes. Masayoshi Soken’s score offers some of this year’s mo...
2019-09-11, 19:00

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for...
2019-07-04, 12:32

Facebook Faces Critics, Potential Allies at Digital-Currency Hearing Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media gi...
2019-07-16, 19:16

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
2019-06-04, 19:48

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more me...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of D...
2019-08-01, 06:32

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale de...
2019-07-16, 21:48

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – our descent into a digital dystopia A stark polemic argues that social media may have unleashed an age of nihilism from which there is little hope of escapeBack in the blissed-out 1960s...
2019-08-11, 14:00

‘Go to Joe 30330’: Biden Sends Supporters on a Digital Wild Goose Chase All of the candidates onstage closed the nearly three-hour Democratic debate by directing viewers to their websites. All except former Vice President...
2019-08-01, 07:32

The Polaroid Lab uses the light from your phone’s screen to turn digital photos into Polaroids When all of us are carrying phones that can snap a thousand photos a minute and are connected to cloud systems that can store millions, there’s...
2019-09-10, 19:00

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
2019-07-15, 17:16

Demand Justice purchases digital ad attacking Chris Coons over judges Demand Justice, a liberal judicial group, has a new target: Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware. Demand Justice launched a new five-figure digita...
2019-09-10, 15:00

How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers Mike Wilson has been all about indie games for decades. He was founding partner at Devolver Digital more than a decade ago, and he is still at it.Rea...
2019-06-29, 01:48

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Associat...
2019-06-28, 19:32

France fears Facebook's digital currency will bring 'considerable disruption' Facebook has been warned that it will not be allowed to launch its planned digital currency in Europe so long as concerns remain that it could destab...
2019-09-12, 21:32

British digital bank Monzo to announce imminent U.S. launch: source Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is set to announce on Thursday its imminent launch in the United States, a source familiar with the matter to...
2019-06-13, 14:32

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology ...
2019-07-02, 20:16

Margrethe Vestager Gains Expanded E.U. Role Regulating Digital Economy Ursula von der Leyen, the new leader of the European Union’s executive arm, is calling for growing oversight of digital commerce and an expanded role...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Gannett revenue declines, digital subscriptions rise as merger is announced Gannett, owner of USA TODAY and more than 100 other media properties saw revenues decline in the second quarter, but digital subscriptions rose. ...
2019-08-06, 16:00