Big Tech firms are clobbering traditional news organizations, media representatives in the United States told lawmakers on Tuesday, asking for new authority to allow the struggling sector to team up against online platforms.
Some 65.8 percent of voters were against the Diet’s – Japan's bicameral legislature – passage earlier in the month of a bill to accept more foreign blue-collar workers into Japan from April, a Kyodo News poll showed Sunday.
On a hot morning in India’s tourist mecca of Jaipur, an open truck painted in the signature lime-green colors of Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service pulled into a dusty lane, where five men spilled out and began to perform a skit.
The news was grim as could be; a giant Iranian tanker carrying nearly a million barrels of oil has burst into flames seconds after colliding with a freighter and over 30 sailors are missing. The fire is so huge that the South Korean customer predicts it would take a good several weeks before it finally burns out. The proportions are unheard of... or are they?
Qatar says it has evidence showing the same neighboring countries that are leading a boycott campaign against Doha had a hand in the alleged hacking of its state news agency, an incident that triggered an unprecedented diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf region.
The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics since the last US election cycle. But fake news is not at all new in the world of science, notes University of Wisconsin-Madison Life Sciences Communication Professor Dominique Brossard.