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Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter Ahead of Social Media ‘Summit’

President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of his White House “Social Media...

Amazon to Train Third of US Workforce With Technical Skills

Amazon to Train Third of US Workforce With Technical Skills

Amazon will spend more than $700 million to provide additional training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce.Amazon, which like...

Uber’s Expansion in West Africa Faces Hurdles

Uber’s Expansion in West Africa Faces Hurdles

Ride-hailing application Uber, after successful launches in Ghana and Nigeria, is looking to expand in West Africa to Senegal’s capital,...

Artificial Intelligence: The New Weapon To Fight Wildlife Poachers

Artificial Intelligence: The New Weapon To Fight Wildlife Poachers

The survival of wild animals such as elephants and tigers are at risk, and one of the main reasons is...

Solar Street Lamps Light Villages in India

Solar Street Lamps Light Villages in India

Vast areas in India, especially hill and rural areas have limited access to the electricity grid. As part of its...

Solar Street Lamps Light Villages in India

Solar Street Lamps Light Villages in India

After the sun went down on Balla village nestled in the Himalayan slopes in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh,...

Trump Twitter Ruling Highlights Larger Problem

Trump Twitter Ruling Highlights Larger Problem

A U.S. court ruling that it is unconstitutional for President Donald Trump to block critics on Twitter has reignited criticism...

Twitter Bans ‘Dehumanizing’ Posts Toward Religious Groups

Twitter Bans ‘Dehumanizing’ Posts Toward Religious Groups

Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups using dehumanizing language.   The social network already bars hateful language...

Amazon, Microsoft Battle Over Pentagon’s ‘War Cloud’

Amazon, Microsoft Battle Over Pentagon’s ‘War Cloud’

Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first “war...

Facebook US Data Transfer Case Goes to Europe’s Top Court

Facebook US Data Transfer Case Goes to Europe’s Top Court

An Austrian privacy campaigner’s long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the U.S. reached the European Union’s...

For Rural Broadband, Sometimes Cities Must Step In

For Rural Broadband, Sometimes Cities Must Step In

A few years ago, the Oklahoma town of Tuttle suddenly found itself without cable or internet service after a local...

For Rural Broadband, Sometime Cities Must Step In

For Rural Broadband, Sometime Cities Must Step In

A few years ago, the Oklahoma town of Tuttle suddenly found itself without cable or internet service after a local...