Tag "Policy"

Facebook makes another push to shape and define its own oversight

June 24, 2019 0

Facebook’s head of global spin and policy, former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, will give a speech later today providing more detail of the

Facebook adds new limits to address the spread of hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar

June 21, 2019 0

As Facebook grapples with the spread of hate speech on its platform, it is introducing changes that limit the spread of messages in two countries

UK age checks for online porn delayed after bureaucratic cock-up

June 20, 2019 0

The UK government has delayed the introduction of mandatory age verification for accessing online pornography — blaming an administrative cock-up. The controversial scheme had been

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

June 18, 2019 0

Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees.

Where is the EU going on tech and competition policy?

June 16, 2019 0

Huge technology policy questions are looming for whoever takes the top jobs at the European Union in the coming months. Decisions that could radically reshape

You won the H-1B lottery: Don’t lose your ticket when changing jobs

June 15, 2019 0

H-1B holders are a hot commodity — here’s how to pull off a “transfer” to a new employer Xiao Wang & Anjana Prasad 24 hours

China opens Nasdaq-style board to lure tech firms back home

June 13, 2019 0

China’s much-anticipated Science and Technology Innovation board officially launched in Shanghai today, marking Beijing’s major step in drawing high-potential tech companies to list at home.

FCC passes measure urging carriers to block robocalls by default

June 9, 2019 0

The FCC voted at its open meeting this week to adopt an anti-robocall measure, but it may or may not lead to any abatement of

Tackling ‘big tech’ issues through storytelling, with Jessica Powell

June 9, 2019 0

Jessica Powell, Google’s former head of PR from 2012-2018 (years in which Google required a not-insignificant amount of PR leadership), is now a rock star

China says it will ‘soon grant’ 5G licenses for commercial use

June 3, 2019 0

There’s a widely accepted method to interpret China’s official announcements: the shorter the news, the heavier it is. Today, in one concise sentence, the Ministry