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India's Plan to Curb Hate Speech Could Mean More Censorship

1 day ago   |   Wired

India's government has proposed rules that would require encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp to decrypt data, threatening the security of users globally.
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Apple, Netflix and YouTube among Streamers Flouting EU Privacy Law, Say New Complaints

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The world's biggest streaming services - from Netflix and YouTube to Apple Music and Spotify - are all breaking European privacy law, according to a volley of complaints...
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After Protests, a Bloody Crackdown in Zimbabwe

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Security forces in the country are violently crushing protests set off by the increased costs of living and the government's failure to improve economic conditions.
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Mobile App Store Spending Topped $100 Billion in 2018

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Consumers spent over $100 billion downloading software and paying for services from mobile marketplaces, Apple's app store, and the Google Play app store in 2018. That's...
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Military deploys in Zimbabwe fuel hike protests; 5 killed

4 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

HARARE, Zimbabwe - A Zimbabwean military helicopter on Tuesday fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires in the capital on a second day of deadly...
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2018 Was the Year of the ‘Stablecoin.' Here's What to Expect in 2019

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Tether. USD Coin. Gemini Dollar. Basis . If 2018 was the year of the so-called stablecoin, or price-pegged cryptocurrency, then what will the new year bring? While it's...
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Facebook's entire business model is being dissected in Germany, where regulators are getting tough on tech

Facebook's entire business model is being dissected in Germany, where regulators are getting tough on tech

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Germany's antitrust regulator is reportedly about to order Facebook to stop collecting certain user data. The Bundeskartellamt has been investigating Facebook since 2016 and...
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Facebook, Mozilla, and others take on India's proposed new social media regulations

Facebook, Mozilla, and others take on India's proposed new social media regulations

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

At the end of December, India's Internet Technology ministry proposed new regulations that would require social companies to more actively regulate content.
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Deleting Facebook Won't Fix the Problem

9 days ago   |   NY Times

When we tell people to get off the platform, we recast a political issue as a willpower issue.
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Indian tech startups raised a record $10.5 billion in 2018, but concerns remain

Indian tech startups raised a record $10.5 billion in 2018, but concerns remain

15 days ago   |   Venture Beat

India's tech startups closed 2018 on a high note, but some caution that the health of the local ecosystem remains worrisome.
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

The two-time U.S. pairs champion was being investigated by SafeSport after allegations were made against him. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

President Trump repeated calls for a wall at the southern border and outlined measures aimed at reopening the federal government in a Saturday speech. He urged the creation of... Read more ...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100 mph chase, police say

Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills - all valued at about $445 were taken from the store. Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

LE HAVRE, France - Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. Read more ...