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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 ordered by President Donald Trum...

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants

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France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
2019-07-11 20:32

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 even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 15:32

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
2019-06-29 06:48

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
2019-07-01 19:32

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
2019-07-02 14:01

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign countr...
2019-07-11 14:48

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Re...
2019-07-16 03:48

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
2019-06-11 04:48

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 the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 17:00

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google...
2019-06-12 00:48

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
2019-05-30 17:16

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 trading partners....
2019-07-11 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 earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
2019-07-16 02:00

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
2019-07-04 23:48

Norway's Adevinta says French digital tax to impact earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity, but would likely impact the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
2019-07-15 09:16

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future had divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protest for more ambitious efforts to fight climate change....
2019-07-23 15:16

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential security threat posed by Chinese group Huawei....
2019-07-03 23:16

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament Conservative and far-right French lawmakers said they would boycott a meeting with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and hurled insults at the 16-year-old who has inspired a global network of young climate protesters....
2019-07-23 14:00

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 Washington and the European Union....
2019-07-11 22:32

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design....
2019-07-17 05:32

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat...
2019-07-11 04:16

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies....
2019-07-11 04:32

| Becker's missing trophies still taxing bankruptcy trustees One of the bankruptcy trustees handling the case of Boris Becker has appealed to anyone who might have any of the German's missing trophies to come forward....
2019-07-09 15:16

France Hopes to Hammer Out Deal With U.S. on Taxing Big Tech France’s finance minister said he shared the Trump administration’s concerns about Facebook’s plan for its cryptocurrency, but suggested a gulf remains between Europe and the U.S. on how to tax the biggest tech companies....
2019-07-17 17:00

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
2019-06-04 14:32

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customers....
2019-07-16 14:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle o...
2019-05-28 23:00

Cory Booker would refer to New York Giants as the 'New Jersey Giants' if elected president Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that if he were elected, he would purposely refer to the New York Giants as the New Jersey Giants.       ...
2019-07-10 15:00

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01 18:32

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
2019-07-14 01:16

Doubts persist over Trump attendance at French G7 summit: French official U.S. President Donald Trump did not confirm he would attend August's summit of the G7 group of rich nations in southwestern France city of Biarritz when he met President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, a French official said....
2019-06-06 21:00

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
2019-06-07 15:00

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krak...
2019-07-05 03:32

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which p...
2019-06-23 18:32

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
2019-06-28 10:01

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
2019-06-04 01:48

Iran passes 300 kg limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. The amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
2019-07-01 14:48

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
2019-05-24 00:32

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
2019-06-12 15:16

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
2019-07-03 02:16

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover ...
2019-06-22 11:00

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operat...
2019-06-04 21:32

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
2019-05-30 13:16

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
2019-07-12 10:32

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s tim...
2019-06-27 22:16

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
2019-05-24 02:00

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
2019-06-12 04:00

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone ...
2019-05-23 22:32

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
2019-07-24 01:32

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational pur...
2019-06-21 23:48

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
2019-07-13 23:16

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
2019-07-19 10:16

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
2019-07-17 08:16

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s lik...
2019-06-05 02:16

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
2019-06-11 23:48

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 04:48

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement p...
2019-05-23 18:16

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its hig...
2019-06-17 01:48

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
2019-05-23 23:16

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” has crushed the competition at the box office includin...
2019-05-26 20:00

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response...
2019-06-20 12:00

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
2019-05-23 21:32

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
2019-07-01 17:48

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
2019-05-22 23:16

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
2019-06-19 21:48

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
2019-06-27 23:16

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
2019-05-23 23:16

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
2019-07-21 05:32

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23 05:00

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the N...
2019-06-28 06:48

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it...
2019-05-22 19:16

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6...
2019-07-23 22:48

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9...
2019-07-12 21:16

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump for signing into law....
2019-06-04 01:32

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:00

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
2019-06-14 04:00

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
2019-05-21 18:16

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
2019-05-24 05:16

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 05:32

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
2019-07-12 23:00

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
2019-05-21 20:32

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
2019-07-08 14:16

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and...
2019-05-24 00:48

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 06:48

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-12 21:48

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the b...
2019-05-30 06:00

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-28 02:01

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s ...
2019-06-13 02:32

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
2019-06-28 06:16

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
2019-07-18 20:16

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
2019-06-27 21:48

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
2019-06-18 05:32

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
2019-07-19 05:32

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
2019-06-27 20:32

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Fr...
2019-06-27 21:16

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
2019-06-21 06:48

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
2019-07-18 23:00

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunda...
2019-06-24 00:48

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that liberals had demanded....
2019-06-27 23:16

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance fo...
2019-06-05 08:48

Watch: Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic passes to himself for bicycle kick goal Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic displayed why he is one of the best players in MLS with a juggling bicycle kick goal during a loss to the New England Revolution....
2019-06-04 01:01

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:16

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-22 19:32

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events, Ducati racer Carlin Dunne had a fatal crash at the......
2019-07-01 13:00

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
2019-05-22 23:48

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
2019-07-02 10:48

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
2019-07-08 06:16

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the ra...
2019-05-30 06:48

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
2019-05-30 01:32

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
2019-05-30 04:01

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-30 05:16

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
2019-06-01 23:16

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo...
2019-06-28 09:16

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous bord...
2019-06-07 06:32

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
2019-05-22 08:48

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
2019-07-03 01:00

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private d...
2019-05-31 09:16

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
2019-07-02 19:48

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course....
2019-07-22 19:48

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (4) defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic overcame the first significant test of the defence of his Wimbledon title with a hard-fought victory over Poland’s...
2019-07-05 20:32

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewa...
2019-07-01 01:48

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it ...
2019-05-30 01:32

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
2019-06-06 04:32

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
2019-05-24 19:32

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
2019-06-11 03:32

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
2019-07-18 09:32

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20 19:48

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
2019-05-21 15:16

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 22:00

UPDATE 1-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors. The two reactors - Davis-Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solution...
2019-07-23 20:00

Trump's 'racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s incendiary remarks telling four congresswome...
2019-07-17 11:48

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
2019-06-07 18:32

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-13 17:00

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
2019-06-04 08:32

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week lawmakers in Ohio's ...
2019-05-31 17:48

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
2019-05-30 08:16

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a revolting viral video shows. The 93-second footag...
2019-05-24 20:16

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
2019-07-13 00:16

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
2019-06-06 09:00

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciar...
2019-06-12 22:16

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
2019-06-07 00:32

New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push Enlarge / Sights like this may become common on Long Island. (credit: University of Rhode Island) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that's been described as the state's Green New Deal. Unlike the one that's been floated in Con...
2019-07-20 09:01

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
2019-06-11 21:32

New York state passes bill to allow Congress to access Trump's tax returns – live Bill would allow lawmakers to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected and appointed officialsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.36pm BST Members of Congress are set to debate a bill this afternoon that would...
2019-05-22 22:00

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety require...
2019-06-06 23:00

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
2019-06-12 22:16

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
2019-06-07 23:48

Cloud data management company Druva raises $130 million, passes $1 billion valuation Cloud data management company Druva has raised $130 million, securing the California company unicorn status with a $1 billion-plus valuation.Read More...
2019-06-20 16:32

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly deplet...
2019-07-23 23:16

Rahul Gandhi Press Meet Passes Sold For A Lakh: Suspended Congress Leader Suspended Congress leader Karate R Thiagarajan on Saturday alleged security lapse during party chief Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to Chennai, claiming that the state Congress media coordinator sold......
2019-06-29 20:48

Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
2019-06-19 05:16

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
2019-07-18 07:16

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
2019-06-05 06:32

The Red-Hot Giants Are Ruining Everything For Everybody Plans change. That’s the best thing about them. Inflexible thought is kindling, and only the adroit bully survives. Kawhi Leonard changed the topography of the NBA by winning a championship. Anthony Davis changed it by crushing New Orleans’s hope bef...
2019-07-22 22:16

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, th...
2019-06-20 22:48

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" abortion bill....
2019-05-22 17:16

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it. The post New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor has...
2019-06-05 00:32

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
2019-06-19 07:16

Landon Collins won’t even say the name ‘Giants’ Odell Beckham isn’t the only ex-Giant whose departure was less than savory. Landon Collins provided that reminder on the same day Beckham’s GQ interview was published in which he criticized the way the team handled his being traded. Colli...
2019-07-22 23:48

Don’t tell Pat Shurmur the Giants are rebuilding Coach Pat Shurmur and the Giants see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. A turbulent offseason, the underwhelming blockbuster trade of Odell Beckham Jr., the ill-fated decision to let Landon Collins walk, the drafting of Daniel Jones with the sixth...
2019-06-07 10:00

Bob Papa: Why this Giants team is different Longtime play-by-play man and host of MSG Network’s “Giants Training Camp Live” Bob Papa talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Daniel Jones, Eli Manning and a reason to hope. Q: What has been your first impressions of Daniel Jones? A: The way ...
2019-07-19 10:48

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jaskowska recently sold a digital dress, Iridescence,...
2019-05-28 08:32

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will be game changers for digital transformation, according to an industry expert.Speaking to TechRadar ...
2019-06-23 18:32

U.S. to Probe France's 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 examine ways to tax the internet economy....
2019-07-11 10:48

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
2019-06-23 17:48

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a million miles from the best camera for an adventure sports nut or a novice shooter. But if you just w...
2019-06-20 09:32

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" under his watch as committee head....
2019-07-03 10:16

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
2019-06-22 01:16

The forgotten running back Giants just can’t get rid of He is listed on the roster. He has a locker. He continues to wear No. 28. His name continues to appear on the depth chart at running back. Yes, Paul Perkins is still here. If you are surprised to learn Perkins continues to be a full-fledged member of...
2019-05-23 08:48

Dickerson has 6 RBIs in Giants’ 11-5 win over Diamondbacks PHOENIX (AP) — Alex Dickerson had a grand slam and six RBIs in his San Francisco debut, Kevin Pillar had four RBIs and the Giants rolled over the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 Friday night. Dickerson, who was traded from San Diego on June 10, was called ...
2019-06-22 09:00

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night. Arizona had been held to...
2019-05-25 10:48

Jabrill Peppers must prove to Giants who he really is With a new season set to begin, here are five Giants to watch when training camp starts on Thursday: QB Eli Manning For more than a decade, Manning was not a player to watch every summer. He was the established starting quarterback and used camp to f...
2019-07-21 10:32

Yaz's grandson makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, started in left field and went 0-for-3 for the Giants in his major league debut....
2019-05-26 03:16

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2 Evan Longoria drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the fifth inning after San Diego made two errors, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Padres 4-2 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.       ...
2019-06-13 09:16

Yaz's grandson to make MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, will start in left field and bat seventh for the Giants in his major league debut....
2019-05-25 21:00

The Food Giants Are Coming for Beyond Meat The newly public veggie-burger company is getting all the attention, but plenty of established players are poised to profit from the meatless revolution....
2019-05-31 11:32

Giants’ other quarterback battle is one of survival Of the four quarterbacks on the Giants’ roster, Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney are the other guys in a room dominated by Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. There will be some sort of quarterback competition at the top of this food chain, if you list...
2019-06-16 03:00

The Giants’ offense is now Saquon Barkley’s Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Next up: The running backs. Star power is alive and well in blue with Saquon Barkley ...
2019-07-10 00:48

Pat Shurmur can’t mess up this Giants challenge As training camp approaches, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. Dave Gettleman doesn’t only need to be right about Daniel Jones. He needs to be right about Pat Shurmur. Because Jones’ d...
2019-07-22 04:00

Giants' Shurmur stokes QB controversy: 'We'll see what happens' New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur set the stage for a summertime quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:16

Greinke pitches Diamondbacks to 4-3 win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zack Greinke likes his chances of being named to the National League All-Star team Sunday. Even if it doesn’t happen, the Arizona right-hander is content keeping his road success going. Greinke pitched seven shutout innings...
2019-06-30 09:32

Yelich stays hot as Brewers top Giants, 5-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Thames and Jesús Aguilar homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers avoid a sweep with a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Christian Yelich had two doubles, extending his season-high hitting streak to 13 games....
2019-06-17 03:00

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row Madison Bumgarner pitched nine superb innings but had nothing to show for it aside from an ovation of sheer appreciation, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the New York Mets on Donovan Solano's 16th-inning RBI single for a 3-2 win  ...
2019-07-19 12:32

Pillar drives in 5 as Giants top Diamondbacks 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is pitching as well as he has in years. Just be careful how you phrase it. “I’m not really a fan of that ‘vintage’ deal,” the 2014 World Series MVP snapped back when asked how he fe...
2019-07-01 04:32

Why oddsmakers are sleeping on the surging Giants When it seemed as if the schedule was finally going to soften for the New York Mets, they run into a sudden summer surprise as they visit the San Francisco Giants for a four-game series this weekend. San Francisco stumbled to a 3-8 start, then in lat...
2019-07-18 16:48

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 expansion....
2019-05-23 01:01

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 all its extra features any more accurate?...
2019-06-11 02:00

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 will be working with the smartphone giant to help develop and push out a new digital identity securi...
2019-05-22 16:48

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 GMC dealers....
2019-06-28 23:00

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 package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular price, just $35 from TNW Deals....
2019-07-19 19:16

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 from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
2019-07-16 02:32

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 adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed fr...
2019-06-13 00:16

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 industries over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum....
2019-07-15 08:16

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 taxes.Read More...
2019-06-08 17:16

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 device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe...
2019-07-14 14:48

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
2019-05-28 20:32

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 often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
2019-06-29 21:48

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
2019-07-11 12:32

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
2019-05-26 08:48

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
2019-07-03 15:00

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legisl...
2019-06-20 21:48

Women Advance in Japan's Parliament Twenty-eight women were elected to the upper house of Japan’s Parliament on Sunday, tying the record set in the previous upper-house election three years ago. A record 28% of candidates were women....
2019-07-22 17:48

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remainder voting on S...
2019-05-26 21:16

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly obvious” that the new Conservative prime minister...
2019-06-06 22:32

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
2019-06-17 00:00

Vaiko Set To Return To Parliament After 15 Years, With Help From DMK MDMK Chief V Gopalasamy or Vaiko, one of the is all set to return to parliament after 15 years. His party today nominated him as its candidate for upcoming elections to the Rajya Sabha....
2019-07-02 13:16

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria's far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal....
2019-05-27 14:16

Auction giants try new tack to track used cars Drones, beacons and devices that plug into OBD-II ports are part of the next wave of technology being used to track the sea of vehicles on Manheim and ADESA auction lots....
2019-06-22 06:48

Dickerson, bullpen help Giants beat Diamondbacks 7-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Alex Dickerson had three more RBIs, and five San Francisco relievers held the Arizona Diamondbacks scoreless for five innings in the Giants’ 7-4 win Saturday night. Dickerson, who doubled twice, now has now driven in nine runs in...
2019-06-23 10:16

The Diamondbacks To Host “Pride Night” vs. Giants PHOENIX — In celebration of Pride Month, the D-backs will host Pride Night tomorrow at the D-backs vs. Giants game at Chase Field.  We’ll have more on News 4 Tucson at 6 & 10 p.m. “Pride Night” Diamondbacks shirts are availabl...
2019-06-20 23:48

Odell Beckham suddenly has new take on Giants drama Odell Beckham Jr. appears to have put some of his Giants resentment behind him, but not without taking another dig. The Browns receiver went on a Twitter rant Saturday, and said he has “moved on” in response to a fan tweeting he lost respect for Beck...
2019-06-23 00:32

Former Giants outfielder Ángel Pagán rescued at sea Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Ángel Pagán was one of three people rescued off the coast of Puerto Rico after their boat capsized Tuesday morning....
2019-05-30 20:48

Former Giants QB Lorenzen gaining 'traction' in hospital Former New York Giants backup quarterback Jared Lorenzen was said to be gaining "traction" Wednesday, a positive sign after being hospitalized last week with heart and kidney issues, as well as an infection....
2019-07-03 22:16

Giants vs. Brewers: Bumgarner will shut down Milwaukee The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner will look to put on a good showing for a potential trade-deadline suitor when he pitches Saturday night in Milwaukee. Bumgarner has given up more than three earned runs in just one of his past nine starts and has pitched...
2019-07-14 00:32

Marlins send Giants to 6th consecutive loss, 11-3 MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro and Garrett Cooper hit the Miami Marlins’ first three-run homers of the year Tuesday in an 11-3 win over the San Francisco Giants, who lost their sixth game in a row. Trevor Richards (2-5) gave up a homer to Joe Panik ...
2019-05-29 06:16

Chad Wheeler not backing down from Giants’ job battle: ‘Still here’ The flowing hair of Chad Wheeler escapes out the back of his helmet and falls haphazardly onto his shoulders. It is a considerable length yet not the scraggly locks he longs to have. To locate the hirsute appearance he truly craves, look no further t...
2019-06-03 04:48

Giants 3B Longoria heads to IL with plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
2019-07-15 22:32

Giants need Saquon Barkley to be what Odell Beckham was not As training camp approaches next week, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. So much changed for Saquon Barkley on March 12, the night Dave Gettleman traded Odell Beckham Jr., the mercuria...
2019-07-16 03:32

Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2 Brandon Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs, and the Giants scored a season-high in runs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies in the first game of a split doubleheader     ...
2019-07-16 03:32

Former Giants quarterback Jared Lorenzen dead at 38 Former Giants quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday at the age of 38 after dealing with heart and kidney issues, as well as an infection. Former Giants teammate Eli Manning said Lorenzen was a great teammate and friend. “My thoughts and prayers g...
2019-07-04 04:32

The Giants were Tracy Morgan’s punching bag at the ESPYs Lifelong Giants fan Tracy Morgan, host of Wednesday’s ESPYs, had a lot to say about his beloved football team during the award show. A lot of people weren’t pleased with Morgan’s hosting performance, criticizing his opening stand-up comedy routine, b...
2019-07-11 21:48

Dodgers hold off Giants rally in 9th for 9-8 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson’s insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a ...
2019-06-21 10:16

Brewers vs. Giants: Milwaukee’s spot starter will get it done Seems Megan Rapinoe wasn’t the only athlete with a wardrobe malfunction at the ESPYs. Not sure what Odell Beckham Jr. was going for, but obviously the transition from New York to Cleveland has already taken its toll. … Scoreboard malfunction. W...
2019-07-12 22:16

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants’ 6-3 win over D-Backs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Posey came into the game hitless in 15...
2019-06-29 11:48

Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ketel Marte homered for the third time in three games, Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for scoring in a three-game series as they beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday to fi...
2019-05-27 02:32

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to cent...
2019-06-15 10:00

MLB roundup: Yastrzemski, Giants walk off in 12th The San Francisco Giants worked their extra-inning magic on the visiting New York Mets once again Sunday afternoon, getting a walk-off, opposite-field home run from Mike Yastrzemski in the bottom of the 12th for a 3-2 victory....
2019-07-22 07:16

Tech Giants Draw Fire in Congress Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
2019-07-17 01:48

Giants’ Nate Solder and Will Hernandez on same page now No meaningful partnership is forged overnight. The bonding takes time, patience, and often, a fair share of agita. Just ask Giants offensive linemen Will Hernandez and Nate Solder. Their on-field relationship was littered with growing pains, predicta...
2019-06-08 14:32

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure from recent years, when players such as Odell Beck...
2019-06-12 16:48

NFL may have just saved New York from Giants, Jets TV torture If the Giants and Jets are unwatchable yet again, the NFL may have just provided New York with a quick fix. At the Spring League Meeting on Wednesday, the league eliminated the so-called “singleheader rule,” meaning that every market will...
2019-05-23 01:01

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
2019-05-25 16:16

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in his image. Anyone familiar with his work in Arizo...
2019-06-06 17:48

Buster Posey put on injured list by Giants NEW YORK (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have placed All-Star catcher Buster Posey on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain. The team announced the move before a game Wednesday night against the New York Mets. Posey injured his hamstr...
2019-06-05 23:16

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
2019-05-24 21:48

Eli Manning not caught up in trying to impress anyone at Giants minicamp Rookie Daniel Jones is getting the cheers at practice from teammates, while Eli Manning is focused on getting what he needs out of minicamp        ...
2019-06-06 03:01

Dickerson has 6 RBIs in Giants' 11-5 win over Diamondbacks Alex Dickerson had a grand slam and six RBIs in his San Francisco debut, Kevin Pillar had four RBIs and the Giants rolled over the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5       ...
2019-06-22 08:48

Jon Halapio ready to be the Giants’ center of attention again The backbone of the Giants’ offensive line won’t be new additions Kevin Zeitler or Mike Remmers. Neither will it be Nate Solder or Will Hernandez, who are both returning for their second season in the Meadowlands. It’ll be the man in the middle. Cent...
2019-06-16 14:48

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime he wants......
2019-05-24 17:16

A charitable way for Landon Collins to say goodbye to Giants It can happen this fast. One day you are sure you are a part of the fabric of a franchise, the next day you are torn away. So it goes with Landon Collins, a one-time Giants fixture who now wears burgundy and gold and plays for the rival Redskins. “Ho...
2019-06-09 22:16

Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik was fairly calm in the midst of his eight-pitch battle with Atlanta closer Luke Jackson. A pair of stolen bases earlier in the ninth inning, including one by pinch-runner Mac Williamson that put the winning run in scori...
2019-05-22 10:48

Giants’ DeAndre Baker can’t wait to show what he actually can do It’s usually the bigger guys, the linemen or the linebackers, who are giddy to put the pads on and get more physical in practice. Yet one of the Giants’ smaller players, rookie cornerback DeAndre Baker, is champing at the bit to get his hands on his ...
2019-06-07 10:00

Giants, Daniel Jones contract saga is over Daniel Jones will not miss any time on the field at the start of his first NFL training camp. Jones signed his first NFL contract Monday night, assuring he will practice Tuesday morning with the other rookies at the Giants training facility. The rook...
2019-07-23 07:48

Todd Frazier and the Mets Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
2019-06-07 06:32

Bochy gets 1,000th win with Giants, SF tops Mets 9-3 in 10 Bruce Bochy joined John McGraw as the only Giants managers to win 1,000 regular-season games when San Francisco beat the New York Mets 9-3 behind Stephen Vogt's tiebreaking, two-run double in the 10th inning        ...
2019-06-05 05:32

Marte homers again as Diamondbacks rout Giants 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ketel Marte homered for the second consecutive day, Adam Jones had two hits and an RBI, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 10-4 on Saturday. Ildemaro Vargas drove in two runs and scored twice for Arizona. ...
2019-05-26 02:16

Daniel Jones already off and running for Giants in minicamp Rookie quarterback made some good throws in Tuesday's minicamp - and some bad ones - but his long run on a zone read wowed teammates.        ...
2019-06-05 05:32

Giants call up Carl Yastrzemski's grandson The San Francisco Giants have officially called up outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Baseball Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, from Triple-A Sacramento....
2019-05-26 04:16

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 Skills and Tertiary Education....
2019-05-23 03:48

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 are proud to announce the opening of the application process for our digital Fellowship.The Guardian ...
2019-06-20 13:48

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 age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
2019-05-23 21:16

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 patients and regulation is being fast-tracked to catch up to digital health innovation. These rapid changes...
2019-07-23 12:48

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 confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds t...
2019-07-11 16:48

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 Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Servi...
2019-07-17 22:48

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 behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
2019-07-20 01:00

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 security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
2019-05-22 01:00

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 11:48

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’s in it for me?...
2019-07-12 20:16

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 15:16

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 home....
2019-06-13 20:16

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 no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starting May 27. Nobody seems to know why....
2019-05-23 23:48

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 checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
2019-07-18 17:16

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 still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital....
2019-06-23 16:16

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 delivered to market. However, customer expectations and demands are arguably evolving at a faster pa...
2019-05-24 17:32

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 More...
2019-06-11 05:16

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 box set is back on sale for $106....
2019-05-23 22:00

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 transformed. The introduction of the Internet has led to new products and services, operations in some ...
2019-07-05 12:16

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 from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
2019-05-25 18:16

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2019-05-31 05:00

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, smartphones today have evolved to become so much more – and with the first ever 60x Digital Zoom &#...
2019-06-09 17:00

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 Civilization VI. ...
2019-06-11 00:32

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 to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
2019-06-04 19:32

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 21:16

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 information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports a...
2019-05-21 18:16

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 out a digital version....
2019-05-29 08:16

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 streaming services, I contemplated buying all of The Office last week. I didn’t pull the trigger, however...
2019-07-03 23:48

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 reach nearly $2 trillion in 2022, according to IDC. When enterprises digitally transform, IT environmen...
2019-05-22 11:48

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 about.Read More...
2019-07-16 18:16

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 21:16

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 digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
2019-06-29 21:32

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 say....
2019-05-22 21:00

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 several countries in Europ...
2019-07-16 23:32

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 the 21st century. The new pact contains a host of critical provisions that protect and stimulate dig...
2019-06-01 10:48

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 action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will nev...
2019-07-17 00:16

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 their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-08 13:48

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections....
2019-07-08 15:48

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
2019-07-09 19:32

Nigerian Shi'ite group says police shot at them outside parliament Nigerian police shot at Shi'ite protesters outside the National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday but the protesters did not shoot back, a spokesman for the Shi'ite group, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), told Reuters....
2019-07-09 19:00

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the legislature after they failed to organize as a single group....
2019-06-13 15:16

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead. Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolv...
2019-05-30 10:48

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
2019-06-06 20:32

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sentence in a corruption scandal....
2019-06-11 16:48

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
2019-07-11 16:00

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
2019-05-28 21:48

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidence vote is expected to take place after five hours ...
2019-06-13 11:00

EU Parliament to vote on von der Leyen on July 16: spokesman The leaders of the EU's political groupings on Thursday said the European Parliament would vote on Ursula von der Leyen's nomination to head the EU Commission on July 16, confirming an earlier plan, a parliament spokesman said....
2019-07-11 12:32

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes...
2019-05-29 06:16

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
2019-05-22 18:32

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress - provoked a row in parliament......
2019-07-03 13:16

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight deadline to form a new Israeli government loomed....
2019-05-29 22:16

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget...
2019-07-18 23:48

Protests mar opening of European Parliament’s new session Some legislators from right-wing parties, Brexiteers and Catalan independence backers have disrupted the formal opening session of the European parliament...
2019-07-02 13:32

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
2019-06-14 05:32

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
2019-06-05 21:00

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Commi...
2019-06-20 21:48

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
2019-05-26 13:00

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
2019-06-11 12:01

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
2019-07-03 08:32

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said......
2019-07-17 18:00

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parlia...
2019-05-25 10:48

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
2019-05-25 13:16

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
2019-06-21 22:00

Poland dashes far-right hopes for alliance in new EU parliament Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new bloc in the new European Parliament suffered a blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists ruled out joining such a grouping due to sharp differences over relations with Russia....
2019-06-05 14:16

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The job of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and help shape its future just got a lot more difficult after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
2019-05-27 01:32

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assembly's next speaker....
2019-07-03 11:48

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup. The military-backed party that nominated Prayuth won the second-highest...
2019-06-05 08:48

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
2019-07-02 16:00

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
2019-05-24 10:48

MLB power rankings: Indians and Giants have surged into summer Cleveland and San Francisco have caught fire over the past month, fighting their way back into postseason contention.       ...
2019-07-23 00:16

Damon Harrison snaps at Giants fans, everyone: ‘Mr. Stupid’ “Snacks” took a bite out of Giants fans. Former Giants defensive lineman Damon “Snacks” Harrison launched a tweetstorm Sunday night amid skipping voluntary OTAs for the Lions, whom traded for him in October. Detroit has refuted reports th...
2019-05-27 07:16

How Giants receiver is helping victims of Ohio tornadoes Cody Latimer was looking forward to OTAs — but he had somewhere more important to be. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who is entering his second season with the Giants, missed last week’s voluntary practice to aid his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, which w...
2019-06-05 11:32

Giants call up Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend The San Francisco Giants called up outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, before Saturday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 28-year-old will make his major league debut after more than 700 games over six-p...
2019-05-26 04:16

Giants don't rule out Week 1 start for QB Daniel Jones While Pat Shurmur has called Eli Manning the starting quarterback, the New York Giants coach hasn't ruled out the possibility of rookie Daniel Jones starting Week 1....
2019-06-11 22:01

Crawford hits 2 HRs to help Giants breeze past Orioles 8-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit two home runs, Evan Longoria had a slump-breaking solo shot and the San Francisco Giants got a solid pitching performance from Jeff Samardzija in an 8-1 rout of the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. It was the 999th v...
2019-06-03 00:00

Yastrzemski homers in 12th to lift Giants over Mets 3-2 Mike Yastrzemski homered with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets       ...
2019-07-22 02:16

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting US firms....
2019-07-11 03:32

Dodgers hold off Giants' rally in 9th for 9-8 victory Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8       ...
2019-06-21 10:32

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for Giants, Paddack vs Alonso LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win       ...
2019-07-23 13:32

| EPL giants on alert as Madrid set asking price for Isco, Asensio Real Madrid have placed £72 million price tags on both Isco and Marco Asensio amid reported interest from Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool....
2019-07-18 10:16

Madison Bumgarner in no mood to talk about leaving Giants It would seem likely Madison Bumgarner’s future is elsewhere, unless the Giants miraculously turn around their disappointing season. But for now, the four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion isn’t thinking about leaving, or potentially...
2019-06-05 11:32

Pat Shurmur delights in stirring Giants’ quarterback drama Pat Shurmur did not rule out a quarterback competition this summer between incumbent Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones for the starting job, but the Giants head coach did not promise one, either. “I think we’re going to play the very best player,’’...
2019-06-11 20:48

Giants release fan-friendly training camp schedule Unlike several teams that have almost completely shut the fans out of the training camp experience, the Giants will hold 10 practices this summer open to the public, the first on July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in the Me...
2019-06-20 21:00

MLB notebook: Giants lose Longoria to plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
2019-07-16 12:00

Were the Anunnaki the Architects of the Towers and Tombs of the Giants of Sardinia? Sardinia is one of the most geologically ancient lands in Europe, inhabited during the Upper Paleolithic, home to a Nuragic civilization that left nothing behind by way of writing. ...
2019-07-16 07:32

Von der Leyen takes aim at U.S. tech giants' low tax bill in Europe Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission, has said she wants U.S. tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different systems across the bloc to cut their bills....
2019-07-16 15:32

How China’s Rise Spurs Quest for Homegrown Giants “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
2019-06-07 13:48

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants' 6-3 win over D-Backs Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
2019-06-29 13:48

Longoria's 2 homers, 5 RBIs help Giants to 10-4 win vs Pads Evan Longoria had two impressive home runs among his four hits and drove in five runs, and Kevin Pillar also had four hits for the San Francisco Giants, who beat the San Diego Padres 10-4 on Tuesday night       ...
2019-07-03 10:16

Giants’ Dexter Lawrence is angered by his run-stuffing reputation The question is about being pigeonholed, and Dexter Lawrence gives a soft laugh before he answers. “I gave them that perspective, so it’s kinda just up to me,” Lawrence said. “Cause I know who I am. I know I can pass rush and get to the quarter...
2019-06-05 02:16

Giants beat Kershaw, Dodgers 2-1 to end 5-game skid SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Pillar hit an RBI single in a two-run sixth inning and San Francisco dealt Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw his first loss of the season as the Giants snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 2-1 win over the NL West-le...
2019-06-08 08:16

Antoine Bethea is perfect for Giants’ defensive overhaul This is Antoine Bethea’s recollection of what a James Bettcher defense looks like: “Aggressive style of defense, aggressive style of play. It enables everybody on the field to make plays on defense, from the front to the back end. I can play back in ...
2019-05-30 04:48

Despite recent hot streak, Giants should be sellers at MLB trade deadline San Francisco was on track for a 98-loss season, making the decision to sell at the upcoming trade deadline an easy one. Then the Giants started winning....
2019-07-23 23:48

Giants already extolling Jabrill Peppers’ loud leadership The Giants continue to set the bar quite high for Jabrill Peppers, the 23-year-old safety acquired in the trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. Peppers is noticeable for being extremely vocal on the practice field, and coach Pat Shurmur equ...
2019-05-29 06:48

Giants vs. Cardinals: Surging San Francisco is the underdog pick The Giants enter their home series against the Cardinals with a 39-47 record, but appear to be playing their best baseball of the season. San Francisco has won five of its past six games while an offense that is in the bottom three in runs per game a...
2019-07-06 07:48

Man charged in shooting of Giants draft pick and teammate Authorities have charged an 18-year-old man in an April shooting that wounded New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons       ...
2019-07-13 20:48

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 22:01

Charter just gave us another reminder of why everyone hates telecom giants If you’re one of Charter’s Spectrum Internet customers, get ready to hand over more of your money if you decide to quit the service. Charter has started alerting Internet customers via the latest monthly billing statement — way down...
2019-05-21 16:16

States Prepare to Launch Investigations Into Tech Giants State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
2019-06-07 22:48

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young g...
2019-06-10 07:48

Ex-Giants lineman Petrus, 32, dies of heat stroke Mitch Petrus, who won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants during his three-year NFL career, has died of apparent heat stroke at the age of 32....
2019-07-19 20:00

Daniel Jones still hasn’t signed his Giants contract The only way for Daniel Jones to mount a serious challenge this summer to overtake Eli Manning for the Giants’ starting quarterback job is for him to arrive at his first NFL training camp and put on a show. Before he can do that, he must sign his con...
2019-07-18 04:48

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” Stitches reliable sources say Jussie Smollett, also ...
2019-06-06 17:48

How Giants’ Eli Manning is viewing the Daniel Jones challenge There was no scoreboard lit up in the end zone of any practice field Wednesday at the Giants’ minicamp. Eli Manning said he wasn’t keeping any kind of mental scorecard, either, of the play-by-play action between him and Daniel Jones. He didn’t need t...
2019-06-06 04:16

Mets add Aaron Altherr from Giants for outfield depth The Mets followed up two roster moves Thursday morning with a third Thursday afternoon. The team claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Giants, designating Tim Peterson for assignment in correspondence. This comes just hours after Robi...
2019-05-23 22:00

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers to 1-0 shutout of Giants Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0       ...
2019-06-10 01:48

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7       ...
2019-06-16 02:16

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as internet giants drop NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Stocks are sliding at midday Monday as losses in some big-name internet companies weigh on the market. Google’s parent Alphabet fell 5.5% and Amazon d...
2019-06-03 19:48

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
2019-05-22 04:48

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
2019-07-04 22:48

Giants only hope this is where Corey Ballentine heals from heartbreak He raced fluidly across his field of dreams with the effortless moves of a natural athlete. For Eli Manning, for Daniel Jones, for Saquon Barkley, for every other New York Giant, this was another football day in May, another OTA. For the kid wearing ...
2019-05-29 06:48

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
2019-05-22 19:48

Diamondbacks vs. Giants: Merrill Kelly will rebound vs. San Fran Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope between Times Square buildings Sunday night. New Yorkers know Times Square is a lot safer 25 stories up than it is at street level. D’backs lost ground this week in the wild-card chase. Dropped their fifth str...
2019-06-23 20:48

The upside of the Giants’ revamped, unproven defensive line Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Next up: The defensive line. When the Giants midway through the 2018 season decided t...
2019-07-03 00:32

Plenty of questions to answer for Giants’ NFC East foes With NFL training camps opening next week, The Post looks at the 2019-20 NFC East the Giants will face this season. Eagles Coach: Doug Pederson (fourth year) Biggest newcomers: The Eagles went back in time to sign WR DeSean Jackson, one of their form...
2019-07-21 08:16

China Warns Tech Giants After US Huawei Ban: Report The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday....
2019-06-10 18:48

Odell Beckham can’t stop throwing jabs at the Giants Odell Beckham Jr. is still throwing jabs at his former team. In a recent, wide-ranging interview with Complex UK, Beckham commented on his trade from the Giants to the Browns, speaking as though he was in control of the move. “I just felt with the Gi...
2019-06-21 23:00

Sportwatch: AFL Giants v Magpies, NRL Raiders v Tigers – as it happened AFL: GWS Giants 19.8 (122) defeat Collingwood 11.9 (75)NRL: Sydney Roosters 48-10 Newcastle KnightsAFL: Carlton 15.9 (99) defeat Gold Coast 11.9 (75) 10.39am BST So - we might leave it here for Sportwatch tonight; an abridged offering for you because...
2019-07-20 17:16

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
2019-07-06 16:00

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 corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-09 18:48

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 mystifying existence....
2019-05-21 15:00

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 employees mean happy customers. But what happens when customers and employees evolve to a point where execu...
2019-07-23 10:32

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 say....
2019-05-21 15:16

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 walls...
2019-05-21 18:16

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 corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-09 10:32

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 idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had...
2019-05-21 16:16

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 digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 2018 US elections. Opaque online advertising, politi...
2019-07-05 09:48

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 market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consi...
2019-05-21 18:16

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 countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of thei...
2019-06-19 14:48

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 comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
2019-05-23 19:16

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 Thursday....
2019-07-11 22:32

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 debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 20:48

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 leaders say....
2019-05-24 12:16

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 offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically ...
2019-05-24 23:00

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 display       ...
2019-06-22 17:48

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 intellectual property....
2019-06-18 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 create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privac...
2019-07-16 21:32

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 technological era...
2019-06-05 17:16

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
2019-06-21 23:00