Legislatures and Parliaments

7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

8 days ago   |   Creative Bloq

There are many ways to approach a rebrand. A trend of late has been to focus on reawakening a brand's heritage by looking to the past, but sometimes a huge overhaul of a visual...
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ACCC hopes to fine companies ninefold for misleading consumers

9 days ago   |   ZDnet

New legislation being considered by Australian Parliament would increase fines from AU$1.1 million to AU$10 million for companies that engage in misleading or deceptive conduct.
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Brussels in EU-wide drive to combat voter manipulation online

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

Initiative will coordinate efforts to tackle fake news and misuse of personal data Brussels is to launch an EU-wide initiative to combat voter manipulation through social...
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UK Parliament calls for fake news crackdown, Amazon speaks up on Rekognition video - CNET

15 days ago   |   CNET

In today's stories, the UK Parliament calls for tighter regulation of social media, Amazon asks the US government to "weigh in" on facial recognition and Netflix reveals its...
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UK politicians blame Facebook for the rise of fake news

15 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

After an 18 month investigation, the UK parliament has issued a scathing report on the handling of fake news and illegal election ads by tech companies, especially Facebook...
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UK lawmakers say Facebook hasn't played straight with them on fake news - CNET

17 days ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

A Parliament report set for release Sunday says Facebook has been less than candid in addressing questions about disinformation on its platform, according to The New York Times.
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Tech firms fear regulation nightmare if MPs get their way

18 days ago   |   The Guardian

Report into fake news could put legal burden on firms such as Twitter and Facebook to remove harmful and illegal content Facebook, Twitter and Google could face their worst...
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Facebook finally hands over leave campaign Brexit ads

Facebook finally hands over leave campaign Brexit ads

19 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

The UK parliament has provided another telling glimpse behind the curtain of Facebook's unregulated ad platform by publishing data on scores of pro-Brexit adverts which it...
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India's CBI to investigate Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data theft

19 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The Indian government has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe political consultancy Cambridge Analytica's misuse of Facebook user data, India's law minister Ravi...
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Egyptian 'Fake News' Law Threatens Citizens with 5000-plus Followers

22 days ago   |   The Hacker News   |   2 articles

Do you or someone you know lives in Egypt and holds an account on Facebook, Twitter, or/and other social media platforms with more than 5000 followers? If yes, your account can...
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends Focuses On Sheogorath For Next Expansion

The Elder Scrolls: Legends Focuses On Sheogorath For Next Expansion

Announced today at QuakeCon 2018, The Elder Scrolls: Legends is getting a Sheogorath-centric expansion called the Isle of Madness. While little is known at this point... Read more ...

LG and Sprint are launching a 5G phone in the US next year

LG and Sprint are launching a 5G phone in the US next year

Ahead of the launch of its mobile 5G network in the US, Sprint has announced that it's working with LG to make a phone to support the new carrier technology in the first half... Read more ...

Twitter puts Infowars' Alex Jones in the ‘read-only' sin bin for 7 days

Twitter puts Infowars' Alex Jones in the ‘read-only' sin bin for 7 days

Twitter has finally taken action against Infowars creator Alex Jones, but it isn't what you might think. While Apple, Facebook, Google/YouTube, Spotify and many others have... Read more ...

Dynasty Warriors Meets Strategy In The New Total War: Three Kingdoms Trailer

Dynasty Warriors Meets Strategy In The New Total War: Three Kingdoms Trailer

Total War: Three Kingdoms' new trailer showcases Sun Jian throwing down on his enemies and features the new campaign map as well as some battle footage. The whole trailer is... Read more ...

Verizon to bundle Apple TV 4K or YouTube TV subscription to future 5G...

Verizon to bundle Apple TV 4K or YouTube TV subscription to future 5G broadband service

Today, Verizon announced the first few markets that will get the carrier's future 5G in-home broadband service including Indianapolis, Houston, Sacramento, and Los Angeles... Read more ...

Microsoft Your Phone app available already on Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft Your Phone app available already on Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft has been giving Insiders a foretaste of features and changes that are coming in the next Windows 10 version. Naturally, it is presumed that those features won't... Read more ...

Verizon 5G broadband coming to Indianapolis, customers get free YouTube TV...

Verizon 5G broadband coming to Indianapolis, customers get free YouTube TV or Apple TV 4K

Verizon has so far named three cities that'll get its 5G service in 2018, and today it added a fourth. Indianapolis will get Verizon's 5G residential broadband in the second... Read more ...

How hackers can get past one of macOS's best defenses against malware

How hackers can get past one of macOS's best defenses against malware

The old line about Macs not getting viruses is sadly just a bad joke these days. Mac malware is alive and well, and just as with Windows, Apple's software developers play a fun... Read more ...

Apple could launch glasses in 2020, Apple Car in 2023, predicts analyst with...

Apple could launch glasses in 2020, Apple Car in 2023, predicts analyst with strong track record

Apple could release a pair of augmented reality smartglasses in 2020, highly respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts. Apple could also release an "Apple Car" by 2023... Read more ...

MoviePass' parent company increased its share count by an incredible 9,000%...

MoviePass' parent company increased its share count by an incredible 9,000% in less than two weeks - and just after reverse splitting its stock to combat dilution

MoviePass's parent company, Helios and Matheson, revealed Tuesday that it has increased its share count by 9,423% in just the last two weeks. The massive dilution comes just... Read more ...