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Rs 1.74 Lakh Added To Sunny Deol's Poll Expenses Over Facebook Fan Page

BJP leader Sunny Deol has been pulled up over an undisclosed Facebook fan page just days ahead of the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls, with the Election Comm...

Rs 1.74 Lakh Added To Sunny Deol's Poll Expenses Over Facebook Fan Page

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Sunny Deol Files Poll Papers In Gurdaspur, Votes In Mumbai, All In A Day Bollywood actor and BJP candidate Sunny Deol this afternoon cast his vote from Mumbai in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections. He was seen at a polling booth in the city's Vile Parle area along......
22:39, 04/29/2019

CBOE Launches iPhone Application and Facebook Fan Page CHICAGO, January 13, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced two new initiatives in the social media space - "CBOE Mobile," its iPhone application, and a Facebook fan page. In response to increasing traffic from iPhone users to ...
21:26, 05/04/2019

1.5 Lakh Km Air Travel, 142 Rallies Part Of PM's Poll Campaign: Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew 1.5 lakh km and addressed 142 public rallies during the most extensive campaign for a Lok Sabha election since Independence, BJP president Amit Shah said today....
00:52, 05/18/2019

Sunny Deol Or Sunny Leone, The BJP Will Lose In Punjab: Congress Leader Lok Sabha Election 2019: Sunny Deol, the BJP's star candidate from Punjab's Gurdaspur, came under attack from his political rivals on Thursday. Congress leader and party candidate from Hoshiarpur, Raj......
08:52, 05/03/2019

3 Lakh Paramilitary, 20 Lakh State Police Personnel For Phase 7 Of Polls As many as three lakh paramilitary personnel along with over 20 lakh state police officials and home guards were deployed for the seven-phase Lok Sabha election in the country, officials said Monday....
19:26, 05/20/2019

PG&E Earnings Hit by Wildfire-Related Expenses Safety and legal expenses weighed on PG&E Corp.’s first-quarter earnings, as the bankrupt California utility grapples with how to confront the risk of more deadly wildfires....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Four senior healthcare expenses no one warns you about Prepare for these -- they may be costlier than you think. Dental care, vision care, hearing services, and long-term care can be very expensive.        ...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Longtime pro surfer Sunny Garcia hospitalized Longtime professional surfer Sunny Garcia has been hospitalized, the World Surf League announced Tuesday on Twitter.        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

"Wouldn't Have Allowed Sunny To Contest Had I Known...": Dharmendra Veteran actor and former BJP lawmaker Dharmendra on Sunday said he would not have allowed his son Sunny Deol to contest the national elections from Punjab's Gurdaspur had he known who his rival is -......
08:39, 05/13/2019

"Don't Know ABC Of Politics But...": Dharmendra On Sunny Deol Joining BJP A week after actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP, his father and veteran actor Dharmendra - a former BJP leader himself - said that while his family was not very well versed in politics, patriotism ran in......
04:52, 04/30/2019

Palantir's Github Page Is the New Battleground in the Fight Against ICE Tech activists continue to organize and win across many of the industry’s biggest firms—and increasingly the online spaces tech workers gather are becoming battlegrounds in their own right. Take Palantir’s Github page this morning, for example: Start...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Americans waste $18K on ‘non-essential’ expenses a year Between eating out, paying for cable and streaming services, receiving subscription boxes, and other superfluous spending, the average American spends $1,497 per month on non-essential items, according to new research....
01:39, 05/03/2019

"Don't Know Much About Balakot Strikes, Indo-Pak Relations": Sunny Deol Bollywood actor Sunny Deol might have been very vocal about his sentiments about Pakistan in reel life but in real life the case is quite different. Unlike other politicians, who never miss a chance......
08:52, 05/07/2019

Sunny Garcia’s Suicide Attempt Rocks Surfing The Hawaii native has long been a legend in the sport, but four years after opening up about his mental illness, Garcia’s struggles appear to have led to a suicide attempt....
22:52, 04/30/2019

Check Amazon's 'Most Wished For' Page for Gift Inspiration If you’ve been stashing away items for future purchase on your Amazon Wish List, you may inadvertently be providing gift ideas for complete strangers....
11:13, 05/14/2019

Weller turns page to chair Wallpaper owner One of the UK's most prolific media entrepreneurs is to become the chairman of the country's biggest consumer magazine owner, assuming responsibility for a portfolio including Country Life, Horse & Hound and Wallpaper....
16:26, 05/16/2019

New 350kW chargers to be added to IONITY network News 20 May, 2019 IONITY network to be bolstered by superfast 350kW chargers from Tritium, promising 220 miles of EV range in 10 minutes...
23:00, 05/20/2019

How one couple added £1.6m value to a wreck bought at auction A young London couple snapped up an old Victorian house at auction without even viewing it, hacked out its seven bedsits and created their stunning family 'forever' home....
00:52, 05/14/2019

Man accused of killing new wife added to FBI’s most wanted CHICAGO (AP) — The FBI has added a man to its Ten Most Wanted list who’s accused of killing his wife just hours after their 2012 wedding. The FBI says 37-year-old Arnoldo Jimenez of Chicago may have fled to Mexico. Jimenez is accused of stabbin...
19:26, 05/09/2019

ADP-Moody's report- U.S. added 275,000 jobs in April Two days ahead of the Labor Department's official April jobs report, industry researchers said the U.S. economy added 275,000 jobs for the month -- which would be the largest increase since last summer....
19:13, 05/01/2019

BMW profit slides 78% hit by $1.6 billion legal provision, expenses BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 billion) legal provision....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Why the vitriol about my bike expenses won't stop me cycling to work – MP Media criticism has actually kickstarted my drive to get commuters on to two wheelsOver the last few weeks, our schoolchildren have staged climate change strikes, while Extinction Rebellion locked down central London. Nearby, MPs (including myself) l...
08:26, 05/16/2019

Ghosn pushes back on audit flagging his expenses The audit highlighted 10.9 million euros ($12.2 million) in spending that went toward trips to the Cannes film festival, Rio de Janeiro Carnival and flights on a corporate jet that may have been personal in nature....
02:13, 05/02/2019

Golf: No Tiger sighting at sunny Bethpage Black on Wednesday The PGA Championship finally took on a major feel on Wednesday as the sun shone, the players emerged from seclusion and spectators turned up in droves to watch the world best players put the finishing touches to their preparations....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Google may take a page from Apple’s playbook when designing new Pixel devices When Apple began developing the iPhone, Steve Jobs famously pitted two distinct hardware and software teams against each other in an effort to ascertain an optimal design. While Tony Fadell was busy working on an iPod-inspired design, Scott Forstall ...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Former surfing world champion Sunny Garcia in intensive care World Surf League confirms Hawaiian is in hospital in OregonWon world title in 2000 and six triple crowns of surfingKelly Slater among those posting messages of supportThe World Surf League has confirmed the former world champion Sunny Garcia is in i...
19:13, 05/01/2019

PM Modi Hiding Behind Sunny Deol In Gurdaspur: Sunil Jakhar Congress leader Sunil Kumar Jakhar today accused PM Modi of "hiding" behind actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, his BJP opponent in Gurdaspur, and said that by bringing in an outsider for the poll......
00:52, 05/18/2019

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott on 'same page' about record contract extension Ezekiel Elliott's representatives and the Dallas Cowboys are on the same page regarding a record contract extension following the final year of his rookie deal....
04:52, 05/23/2019

Sunny Deol Joining BJP Inspires Hilarious Twitter Memes From the angry lover in 'Gadar' to a Major in the Indian Army in 'Border', actor Sunny Deol has essayed many roles over the course of his career. Now, stills from all of them have been utilised by......
15:13, 04/28/2019

TurboTax Purposely Hid Its Free Tax-Filing Page From Google Search If you can’t find something on Google, does it even exist? When it comes to free tax-filing offerings, at least, TurboTax maker Intuit sure as hell seems to hope you think the answer is no.Read more......
15:26, 04/28/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
17:00, 05/14/2019

My Favorite Page: The Prayer at the Heart of a ‘Quintessentially French’ Opera Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director, discusses a passage from Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites,” which returns this week....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Hate crime charges added in synagogue shooting Federal officials announced Thursday that they have filed 109 hate crime charges against the man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue. (May 9)        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

NY state construction business has added 91K jobs since 2010 There’s no shortage of work for New York hard hats, as the state’s construction industry continues to thrive, new figures from the state comptroller show. “While the nation has yet to recover all of the construction jobs it lost during the Great Rece...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Feature added to Google's Messages app could save you some time Some Android users who send out texts using Google's Messages app might have noticed that they are now receiving suggestions for GIFs above the field where they type in their messages. Spotted by Twitter member @D_Slawotsky (via Android Police), the ...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Ghosn Rang Up $12 Million in Suspect Expenses, Audit Finds Carlos Ghosn ran up millions of dollars in questionable expenses, including the purchase of Cartier watches and a trip to Brazil for the Carnival festival, an audit performed for Nissan Motor and Renault found....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he will increase scrutiny of the company's expenses in his latest initiative to cut costs at the electric car maker....
04:26, 05/17/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of the EU referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antoni...
17:52, 05/21/2019

NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre questioned on $240G travel expenses National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre charged the organization’s ad agency more than $240,000 for expenses related to trips he took to Italy, Hungary, the Bahamas and other locales without providing adequate documentation, according to a lett...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost-cutting plan Elon Musk, in an email to employees, said Tesla's net proceeds from its recent stock and debt offering gave the company only 10 months to achieve breakeven at the rate it burned cash in the first quarter....
12:52, 05/17/2019

These dogs helped Parkland students cope with tragedy. They got their own yearbook page The 2019 yearbook of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, includes the photos of more than a dozen therapy and service dogs.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

From Lawyer And Army Major To Politics: Actor Sunny Deol Joins BJP From the frustrated lawyer in Damini to a Major in the Indian Army in Border, Sunny Deol has played many roles in his career. The 62-year-old action star has now taken on a new one by joining the BJP...
14:53, 04/28/2019

PM Modi Tweets Photo With Sunny Deol. Line From 'Gadar' Is The Caption Prime Minister Narendra Modi met actor Sunny Deol in New Delhi today and posted a picture with him on Twitter, days after the 'Border'star joined the ruling BJP. Along with the photo, PM Modi also......
15:52, 04/28/2019

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in May 2019 The slow trickle of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers continues this month with three new titles, including the classic Donkey Kong Jr. As Nintendo notes in its newest newsletter, this brings this total number of free NES games on...
06:52, 05/09/2019

With Nest Hub Max, Google Added a Camera and Ruined the Best Thing About the Home Hub Over the past two years, Google’s made a lot of strides when it comes to smart home tech—to the point where the Google Home Hub is our smart display of choice. At this year’s I/O developer conference, it seems like Google’s doubling down with the Nes...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to 3.6%, new 50-year low Employers added 263,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said. Economists had estimated 190,000 payroll gains.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
23:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he will increase scrutiny of the company's expenses in his latest initiative to cut costs at the electric car maker....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Sunny Deol's "Gadar" Hand Pump Moment In Gurdaspur Road Show BJP's new star recruit, Sunny Deol, was given a hand-pump by supporters at his roadshow in Punjab's Gurdaspur, from where he will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for......
02:39, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Azul's profits drop 20%, weighed by higher expenses Higher operational costs weighed on Brazil's No. 3 airline, Azul SA, sending profits in the first quarter down 20% to 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million), despite significantly higher revenue compared to the same period last year....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Strzok-Page texts suggest intel agencies leaked on Russia case: GOP senators Republican congressional leaders are calling for a new investigation of media leaks surrounding the Russia investigation -- possibly emanating from the intelligence community -- pointing to internal text messages they say indicate a more widespread p...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Surfing legend Sunny Garcia hospitalized in intensive care, World Surf League says Surfing legend Sunny Garcia has been hospitalized and remains in intensive care after being found unresponsive in his Oregon home, the World Surf League confirmed Tuesday....
23:13, 05/01/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969 The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Department of Labor. Wall Street reacted positively to the jobs report, with the Dow Jones Industrial A...
00:39, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for its chief executive....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Man accused of killing wife on wedding night added to FBI's Most Wanted list, may have fled to Mexico An Illinois man accused of killing his new bride just hours after their marriage has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list, as federal law enforcement officials disclosed Wednesday that he may have fled the country....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Senate Homeland Security panel's chair hopes Strzok-Page texts will fuel leak probe Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson said Wednesday that internal text messages between two FBI employees should convince the intelligence community's inspector general to investigate potential leaks in regard to the Trump collusio...
23:26, 05/08/2019

House Democrats plan marathon public reading of 448-page Mueller report; 'It's not a ploy,' lawmaker insists More than 20 House Democrats are planning a grueling 12-hour-long public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in its entirety, except for the redacted parts, on Thursday....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: Buying Breakouts? Most added, rankings review, Week 9 preview Ready to get dialed into Week 9? We are. We also talk about breakouts we are buying into, rankings review, most added and much more on Friday's Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast....
21:13, 05/17/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

BMW F 850 GS Adventure Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 15.40 Lakh BMW Motorrad India today announced the launch of the all-new BMW F 850 GD Adventure Pro motorcycle. Priced at Rs. 15.40 lakh (ex-showroom, India) the new long-distance touring enduro motorcycle was......
17:39, 05/14/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Devin Nunes says Strzok-Page ‘insurance policy’ referred to obtaining FISA warrant for Trump campaign's emails U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., claimed that an “insurance policy” mentioned in an August 2016 text between disgraced former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page referred to their ability to obtain a FISA warrant....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Naxal Carrying Rs 5 Lakh Bounty Arrested In Dantewada A Naxal carrying a bounty of Rs 5 lakh on her head for her alleged involvement in attacks on security forces and killing villagers, was arrested in Dantewada on Tuesday, police said....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Honda Dio Scooter Crosses 30 Lakh Sales Milestone Scooters continue to remain top sellers for Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) bringing in the chunk of volumes. While it is the Activa leading the sales charts always, the Dio isn't too bad......
15:26, 05/06/2019

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 Launched; Priced At Rs. 1.71 Lakh The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 ABS has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 1.65 lakh (ex-showroom). This is the second time Suzuki has returned to the quarter-litre space in India, after the very......
16:00, 05/20/2019

2019 BMW X5 Launched In India; Price Starts At Rs. 72.90 Lakh BMW has launched the new generation of the X5 in India and prices for the SUV start at Rs. (ex-showroom India). The company has stated that it will launch 12 new models in the country in 2019 and the......
16:39, 05/16/2019

Mahindra XUV500 Gets A New W3 Base Trim; Priced At Rs. 12.23 Lakh Though it's the base variant, it's not just bear minimum in terms of features. The W3 variant gets power adjustable ORVMs, Engine immobilizer, electrically operated dual HVAC and even projector......
10:26, 05/10/2019

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during her campaigns. There were tears and rage....
19:26, 05/23/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
15:52, 05/01/2019

2019 Tribeca Film Festival: Free Screening of Boyz n the Hood Added to Honor the Legacy of John Singleton From South Central to Tribeca, both U.S. coasts are coming together to honor late director John Singleton with Boyz n the Hood, the movie that ushered in his historic career....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Government Sees Rs 2.8 Lakh Crore Recovery From IBC Resolution Process The pre-resolution processes have yielded results in 6,500 cases netting Rs 3 lakh crore on dead assets, according to a Ministry of Corporate Affairs official....
12:26, 05/19/2019

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF Launched In India; Priced at Rs. 1.09 Lakh Making its debut alongside its new older sibling, Suzuki Motorcycle India has introduced the 2019 Gixxer SF in the country. The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF is priced at Rs. 1.09 lakh (ex-showroom) and......
16:00, 05/20/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
23:13, 05/05/2019

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Crosses One Lakh Sales Milestone The Maruti Suzuki Ignis has recently crossed the one lakh sales milestone in India. First launched in January 2017, the carmaker has sold over one lakh units of the Ignis compact hatchback in India in......
17:39, 04/30/2019

Hyundai Grand i10 Magna Trim Gets A CNG Option; Priced At Rs. 6.39 Lakh Hyundai Motor India has silently introduced the new CNG equipped Magna variant of the Grand i10 in the market. The Hyundai Grand i10 Magna CNG is priced at Rs. 6.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and......
12:00, 05/08/2019

Cyclone Fani: Naveen Patnaik Says 8 Lakh To Be Evacuated In Odisha Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of "extremely severe" cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3......
19:00, 05/01/2019

Hyundai Venue Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 6.50 Lakh The Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV has finally been launched in India. Prices for the new Hyundai Venue start at Rs. 6.50 lakh for the base petrol version, going up to Rs. 11.10 lakh (all prices,......
12:52, 05/21/2019

Mahindra TUV300 Facelift Launched; Prices Start At Rs. 8.49 Lakh Italian design house, Pininfarina, has helped design it to bring in a fresh perspective. The cabin now comes with new silver accents for a more premium look and feel....
21:13, 05/03/2019

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Removed Over 1.6 Lakh Terror-Promoting Accounts In 6 Months, Says Twitter Twitter suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism in the July-December 2018 period, saying there's a steady decrease in terrorist groups trying to use the platform owing to its......
14:13, 05/10/2019

2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 13.99 Lakh India Kawasaki Motor has launched the 2020 Ninja ZX-10R in the country priced at Rs. 13.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The locally assembled 2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R is Rs. 31,000 cheaper than the......
14:52, 05/19/2019

Ford Aspire Blu Edition Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 7.50 Lakh Ford India has announced the launch of a new special edition model for the Aspire subcompact sedan. Christened the Ford Aspire Blu Edition, the car comes in both petrol and diesel engine options....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Nearly 10 Lakh Students Fail Hindi Board Exams In Uttar Pradesh In the Hindi heartland state of Uttar Pradesh, nearly 10 lakh students failed in Hindi in the recently concluded Class 10 and Class 12 board exams this year....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Wanted Jaish Terrorist Carrying 2 Lakh Reward Arrested In Srinagar A wanted Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, Abdul Majeed Baba, has been arrested from Srinagar by a special team of Delhi police. He will be brought to Delhi today on remandfor questioning....
08:13, 05/14/2019

Tata Intra Compact Truck Launched; Prices Start At Rs. 5.35 Lakh Tata Intra, the all-new small commercial vehicle (SCV) from Tata Motors today officially went on sale in India. The new compact trucks will be available in two variants - V10 and V20, priced at Rs.......
20:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed......
19:39, 05/09/2019

BS6 Compliant Mercedes-Benz E Class LWB Launched In India, Prices Start At Rs. 57.50 Lakh Mercedes-Benz has launched the BS6 compliant E-Class Long Wheelbase in India. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is available in both the petrol and diesel variants and it is priced at Rs. 57.50 lakh for the......
16:00, 05/20/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
01:13, 05/03/2019

2019 Ducati Scrambler Range Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs.7.89 Lakh Having unveiled it at the EICMA Motorcycle Show last year, Ducati India has introduced the 2019 Scrambler range in the country. The 2019 Ducati Scrambler line-up is priced from Rs. 7.89lakh for the......
14:50, 04/28/2019

Donors to the ‘We Build the Wall’ GoFundMe Page Want to Know Where the Wall Is A GoFundMe Page called “We Build the Wall” has managed to raise well over $22 million from hundreds of thousands of donors over the past five months....
22:13, 05/12/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops of imagination, diplomacy and chutzpah....
13:26, 05/13/2019

US jobs report: April continues growth as 263,000 jobs added Economy has now added jobs every month for 103 months in a row as wages rose an annual rate of 3.2%The US economy added 263,000 jobs in April, continuing an unprecedented run of jobs growth as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, a near 50-year low.Th...
19:52, 05/03/2019

2019 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Launched With The New 1.5-Litre Diesel, Prices Start At Rs. 9.86 Lakh The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is the second model to get the new in-house developed 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine. The company has launched the new diesel engine in the Ertiga just days after announcing......
13:39, 04/30/2019

2019 MINI John Cooper Works Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 43.5 Lakh The 2019 Mini John Cooper Works has been launched in the country and is priced at Rs. (ex-showroom India). It takes the CBU route into the country and there's a lot to love about the car. Mini had......
09:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:26, 05/12/2019

John Bradley breaks down epic 'Game of Thrones' battle: 'The darkness added to the chaos' John Bradley, who plays Samwell Tarly on 'Game of Thrones,' talks about filming the epic battle, seeing it on screen and how it all affects Sam.        ...
04:52, 05/01/2019

5 books not to miss: Susan Page's Barbara Bush biography 'The Matriarch,' 'Women Talking' Susan Page's "The Matriarch" chronicles the life of First Lady Barbara Bush; "American Moonshot" tells the thrilling story of the U.S. Space Race.        ...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Launches Made-In-India Range Rover Velar; Prices Start At Rs. 72.47 Lakh JLR is offering the locally assembled Range Rover Velar in a single R Dynamic S trim. Engines on offer are a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. In the petrol P250 variant churns out......
12:00, 05/08/2019

Kraft's 'Mother's Day Away' will cover your babysitting expenses up to $100 Kraft is holding a promotion to pay for babysitting costs on Mother's Day. To qualify, parents have to submit proof that they paid a babysitter.        ...
17:39, 05/07/2019

'Genderqueer', 'bae' and 'fleek' among nearly 3,000 words added to Scrabble dictionary Terms such as "bae", "fleek" and "genderqueer" can all now be played on the Scrabble board after the game's official arbiters added nearly 3,000 words to its dictionary....
03:26, 05/03/2019

Florida Is Going to Have a Poll Tax Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday that he would sign a new law that will grant voting rights to formerly incarcerated people only if they’ve fulfilled all the financial obligations included in their sentences, according to CBS Miami. Critics ...
17:39, 05/08/2019

POLL: Do you think the governor should legalize nunchucks? Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. To read the full story, click here....
04:13, 05/03/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
03:26, 05/22/2019

Poll: Most Democrats undecided on 2020 primary A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year's Democratic presidential primary....
22:13, 04/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg tied for 2nd in New Hampshire poll A new survey in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House puts former Vice President Joe Biden atop the extremely large field of Democratic presidential candidates, with one-time longshot Pete Buttigieg now statistically ...
16:39, 04/30/2019

Two-thirds of voters don’t want Trump to be impeached: poll Two-thirds of American voters say that Congress should not move to impeach President Trump following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, while 29-percent believe that it should, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll ...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Four in 10 Americans embrace socialism, Gallup poll says A new Gallup poll released Monday found that 43 percent of Americans think socialism would be a good thing for the United States, while 51 percent say it would be a bad thing....
18:13, 05/21/2019

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
16:13, 05/20/2019

PM's Poll Rally In Jharkhand Postponed By A Day Over Impending Cyclone Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Jharkhand's Chaibasa on May 5 was shifted by a day over the impending impact of the approaching cyclone Fani, expected to hit neighbouring Odisha on......
21:00, 05/02/2019

Teenage girl kills herself 'after Instagram poll' in Malaysia Police investigating after she asked her followers to choose death or life and 69% voted for deathA 16 year-old girl has reportedly killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should die or not, a...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Would you like to see the Sprint-T-Mobile merger blocked? (poll results) T-Mobile and Sprint asked for another extension of their proposed merger approval timeframe, seeing as most analysts are now placing the possibility between 33%-50%, down from nearly 90% just a few months ago. Leaving Sprint to hobble along is not an...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Poll finds hunger for change to US system of gov't More than half of Americans want major changes to the system of government, according to a new survey by the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (May 2)       ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Poll finds hunger for change to US system of government More than half of Americans want major changes to the system of government, including about 1 in 10 who want a complete overhaul. That’s according to a new survey by the University of Chicago Harris School for Public Policy and The Associated P...
16:00, 05/02/2019

European countries among gloomiest in developed world – poll Global survey reveals a public worried about living standards and the future of the planetEuropean countries are among the gloomiest in the developed world, with citizens pessimistic about their national prospects, their youth and the world in genera...
21:39, 05/03/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament: opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
14:52, 05/06/2019

Complainant Should Know Of Dissent In Poll Panel Decisions: Former Chiefs A dissent given by an election commissioner has to be noted in files and the complainant has a right to know whether the order passed by the Election Commission was unanimous, two former chief......
12:00, 05/06/2019

UK's Brexit Party maintains big lead in EU election poll Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has kept a big lead over both the ruling Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party in a poll on voting intentions for the European elections....
02:00, 05/19/2019

No Change In Poll Timings For Ramzan, Says Election Commission The Election Commission today said that there will be no change in poll timings for Ramzan, turning down a petition for voting to start as early as 4:30 am in the last three phases of the Lok Sabha......
19:26, 05/05/2019

One in eight UK adults have suicidal thoughts over body image – poll Charity calls for codes to regulate ‘idealised body representation’ in the mediaMillions of British adults have experienced suicidal thoughts or emotions because of concerns about their body image, a survey shows.One of the largest polls on the issue...
10:00, 05/13/2019

53,30,154 Voters To Vote In Himachal Pradesh: Poll Officer Over fifty lakh voters are set to vote in 7730 polling stations in four parliamentary constituencies of Himachal Pradesh in the last phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha election on May 19....
07:13, 05/18/2019

UK Conservatives look for Brexit compromise after local poll losses Britain's governing Conservatives need to be open to compromise with the opposition Labour Party in order to deliver Brexit following heavy losses in Thursday's local elections, senior ministers said on Saturday....
15:39, 05/04/2019

Complaint Against Ravi Kishan Over Qualification In Poll Affidavit After Union Minister Smriti Irani, actor-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Gorakhpur Ravi Kishan finds himself embroiled in a controversy over his educational qualifications....
09:39, 05/04/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
04:00, 04/29/2019

"Will Jawans Take Poll Body's Permission Before Killing Terrorists?" PM The army cannot wait for the Election Commission's clearance to take action against terrorist, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after two terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian in an......
10:26, 05/12/2019

"Every Exit Poll Can't Be Wrong": Omar Abdullah On BJP Win Prediction National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has reacted to the exit polls that project a BJP win in Lok Sabha elections...
21:52, 05/19/2019

The Londoner: Ex-chief whip fears EU poll meltdown Mark Harper "can understand" Tory voters abandoning the party/ Through the keyhole chez Kate Moss/ Cumberbatch on Kubrick/ Pressing matters at Downing Street...
14:39, 05/10/2019

CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high President Donald Trump hits a new high on his economic approval ratings in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, reaching 56% of Americans saying he's doing a good job on the economy....
20:52, 05/02/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Gets Poll Panel Notice After BJP Complains Of Violations The Delhi poll panel issued notices today to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on two separate matters following complaints against them for violating the Model Code of......
21:39, 05/06/2019

Decision 2020: Kelly closes gap on McSally in recent poll TUCSON – Despite Arizona’s next U.S. Senate election still more than a year away, the race for Sen. Martha McSally’s seat is heating up. In a new poll released by OH Predictive Insights, Mark Kelly, who plans to be the Democratic ch...
21:39, 05/14/2019

Girl kills herself after Instagram poll to decide between life or death Authorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was found to have taken her own life after starting an Instagram poll asking users to vote for life or death. ...
16:13, 05/15/2019

BJP Urges Election Body To Bar Mamata Banerjee From Poll Campaigning The BJP on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to bar West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in the state and alleged that "constitutional machinery" has collapsed there....
04:13, 05/15/2019

BJP's Bharati Ghosh In Tears After Being Heckled At Poll Booth In Bengal Bharati Ghosh, a former IPS officer and once a trusted lieutenant of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was in tears this morning after she was attacked, heckled and pushed to the ground at a......
07:52, 05/12/2019

"Jobs Not An Issue In Bihar": BJP's Sushil Kumar Confident of Poll Win Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Tuesday said that unemployment is not an issue in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections because the ruling coalition has helped create jobs by extending......
05:39, 05/15/2019

The noise-cancelling AirPods 3 may be priced below the PowerBeats Pro (poll results) According to a new supply chain report, a number of AirPods 2 parts have been contracted for production well into 2020, suggesting that Apple doesn't plan to replace its spring AirPods with the eventual AirPods 3 (or 2) which it is expected to announ...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Biden has gigantic lead over Bernie Sanders, new poll shows Joe Biden has opened up an enormous 32-percent lead over Bernie Sanders, his closest Democratic rival, according to a poll released Monday. The former vice president got support from 46 percent of people in a new Hill-HarrisX poll, which surveyed 440...
09:52, 05/07/2019

"Feel Sorry For Poll Body," Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wrath bubbled over today as the Election Commission cut short the campaign in her state by a day, after Tuesday's violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in......
19:52, 05/15/2019

BJP Sent Notice For "Airing Poll-Related Content" On NaMo TV: Offiical The chief electoral officer of Delhi has sent a notice to the BJP for "airing election-related content" on NaMo TV even after the silence period began, a senior official said Saturday....
18:39, 05/11/2019

Don't Let PM Travel With Motorcade In Varanasi, Congress Tells Poll Body The Congress on Saturday asked the Election Commission not to grant Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to travel with his motorcade in Varanasi on polling day as this would amount to a roadshow......
22:00, 05/18/2019

Poll: 53 Percent Of Americans Support Move To Popular Vote (NBC News)– A majority of Americans say that the United States should amend the Constitution to do away with the Electoral College in favor of a national popular vote, but their answers have a lot to do with how they voted in the last president...
15:00, 05/06/2019

In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Heading For Big Defeat, Predicts Poll Of Polls The pattern of the Congress crashing out in states it won in the assembly elections has continued in Karnataka, exit polls predicted today. The party, which managed to keep the BJP out of power in the......
21:52, 05/19/2019

Poll Code Clean Chit To PM Came With Dissent From One Officer: Report One of the two election commissioners had dissented in the decision of the "full Election Commission" to give clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the two speeches made in Maharashtra last......
23:26, 05/03/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular......
21:39, 05/19/2019

Joe Biden has double-digit lead over Trump in Pennsylvania: poll Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading President Trump by more than ten points in the former vice president’s home state of Pennsylvania, according to a new poll. The Wednesday Quinnipiac University poll found Biden outpacing Pr...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Spain's Socialists seen winning most seats in European election: poll Spain's Socialists were seen winning the most seats in European Parliament elections on May 26, followed by the conservative People's Party (PP), according to a poll by GAD3 published by ABC newspaper on Monday....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Did PM Modi Pray For Poll Victory In Kedarnath? What He Told Reporters Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking to the media at the Kedarnath shrine, said he was "grateful to the Election Commission for a two-day reprieve to spend time in solitude" and reflect upon his......
07:13, 05/19/2019

Many BJP MLAs Will Join Congress After Poll Results, Claims KC Venugopal Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal Monday claimed that several BJP legislators would join his party after the Lok Sabha poll results are declared and dismissed speculation about the longevity of......
08:13, 05/14/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Honey Baghel for campaigning on Saturday after the......
05:26, 05/19/2019

US is hotbed of climate change denial, international poll finds Out of 23 countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubtersThe US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe...
08:39, 05/08/2019

Have Vowed To Avenge Every Drop Of Blood: PM Modi At Poll Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for eliminating terrorism and Maoism from the country, saying he has vowed to avenge every drop of martyrs' blood....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Big Roadshow In Varanasi With PM Modi's Poll Opponent In a big show of strength in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held a roadshow in Varanasi on Wednesday evening....
06:13, 05/16/2019

"Nautanki": Sharad Pawar's Take On Bleak Exit Poll Predictions Sharad Pawar, the Nationalist Congress Party chief, is the latest to join the political leaders whose reaction to the exit polls predictions is utter disbelief....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Indian Markets Rally on Modi Exit Poll Lead Indian markets cheered as exit polls suggested Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for another five years at the helm of Asia’s third- largest economy....
14:13, 05/20/2019

After Violence-Marred Polling, BJP, Trinamool Approach Poll Body The Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers on Monday clashed at many places during voting in eight constituencies of West Bengal, repeating the pattern of violence that has marred the ongoing national......
04:52, 04/30/2019

Poll shows most ‘Game of Thrones’ fans actually enjoyed the finale A new poll showed that a majority of Game of Thrones fans enjoyed the show’s recent finale, despite online outrage over the HBO drama’s conclusion. The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found that 61 percent of vi...
04:26, 05/23/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Congress Slams Poll Body Over Clean Chit To PM Modi The Congress has expressed disappointment over the Election Commission's clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech in Wardha, saying it has become "crystal clear" that the model code......
13:39, 05/01/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activists thrust global warming onto the political agenda....
18:52, 05/01/2019

Ludhiana's "Burger Singh", Zipping Around On Scooter, Is A Poll Candidate The Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat in Punjab is set to witness an appetising contest in the ongoing general elections: a burger stall vendor, running as an independent, is one of the contenders....
15:52, 04/28/2019

In Bengal, Poll Violence Near Tagore's Shantiniketan, "Abode of Peace" Sporadic clashes and irregularities took place during polling in Bengal, where voters are taking a decision on eight seats today. The worst of these was in Nanoor in Birbhum, a district in the......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Congress Moves Poll Body Against Alleged Misuse Of PMO For Campaigning The Congress has moved the Election Commission against alleged misuse of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to collect information in advance about places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to......
19:00, 05/01/2019

Naresh Goyal's First Public Appearance Since Jet Crisis, At A Poll Booth Naresh Goyal, founder of the recently grounded Jet Airways, came out to cast his vote in Mumbai on Monday in the fourth phase of the national election. This was Naresh Goyal's first public appearance......
14:39, 04/29/2019

Trinamool Moves Poll Body Over 'The Great Khali' Campaigning For BJP Trinamool Congress moved the Election Commission after the "American" wrestler "The Great Khali" had taken part in the campaigning for a BJP nominee in Kolkata....
20:52, 04/28/2019

All taxpayers should fund social care, Sky Data poll suggests A clear majority of the public thinks the burden of social care funding should be shared across all taxpayers – with just 5% saying the costs should be borne by the over-50s, according to a Sky Data poll....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Sensex To Hit New Record High By Year-End If NDA Retains Power: Poll The BSE Sensex index rose by its biggest amount in one day since September 2013 on Monday after exit polls showed the NDA will retain power for a second consecutive term...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in......
09:13, 05/22/2019

AAP's Atishi Wants 72-Hour Ban On Gautam Gambhir For Poll Code Violations Aam Aadmi Party's East Delhi candidate Atishi on Sunday wrote to the Returning Officer of the constituency to bar her rival, BJP's Gautam Gambhir, from campaigning for 72 hours and also register a......
18:52, 04/28/2019

Will Move Court Over Poll Body Inaction Against PM, Amit Shah: Congress The Congress is planning to move court today against the Election Commission's alleged inaction on complaints lodged against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for repeatedly......
02:39, 04/29/2019

Submit Expense Details In 90 Days: Poll Panel To Raj Thackeray's Party The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has been asked to submit details within 90 days of expenses incurred on the election rallies of its president Raj Thackeray....
23:26, 05/03/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
11:52, 05/19/2019

Britain's Conservatives in fourth place in EU election poll, Farage leads Theresa May's Conservative Party has fallen into fourth place in a poll on voting intentions for the European elections, well behind Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party which has more support than Britain's traditionally two biggest parties combined....
02:26, 05/12/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
21:39, 05/12/2019

Clashes In Poll Booth In Bengal's Asansol, Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised Clashes broke out on Monday morning in West Bengal's Asansol as voting was held in the fourth round of the national election. The vehicle of BJP candidate and Union Minister Babul Supriyo was......
07:26, 04/29/2019

Poll suggests Spain faces minority government after today's election The center-left Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leads in Sunday's general election but is short of an overall majority, according to an early poll....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Most Democrats say age is not just a number for White House candidates: Reuters/Ipsos poll As Democrats weigh a field of 20 White House hopefuls that includes candidates who would be the youngest or oldest president ever elected, new Reuters/Ipsos polling shows age could be a liability at either end of the spectrum....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Poll Body Directs Ram Gopal Varma Not To Release Biopic "Lakshmi's NTR" The Election Commission Tuesday directed film maker Ramgopal Varma Tuesday not to release ''Laxmi's NTR'', the biopic based on the life of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N T Rama, reiterating......
03:39, 05/01/2019

Sukhbir Badal's Daughter, First-Time Voter, Gets Notice From Poll Body Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal's younger daughter Gurleen Kaur, a first-time voter, was issued a notice for allegedly violating the model code of conduct....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Amit Shah Covers 301 Lok Sabha Seats For BJP's Poll Campaign This Year With the Lok Sabha election campaign entering its final lap, BJP president Amit Shah has held public rallies and programmes in over 301 of the total 543 constituencies so far, covering a total......
23:13, 05/13/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed suit....
10:26, 05/03/2019

Top Romanian lawmaker raps president, prosecutors ahead of referendum, EU poll A senior Romanian lawmaker accused President Klaus Iohannis of seeking to hijack this month's European Parliament elections in the country by calling a referendum on the same day on the ruling coalition's contested judicial plans....
16:26, 05/03/2019

"Exit Poll Gossip," Scoffs Mamata Banerjee As Predictions Favour BJP The exit polls may have given opposition parties a major shock ahead of counting day, but Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has refused to budge from her position that the country's next......
21:52, 05/19/2019

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government....
16:26, 05/03/2019

Poll Agent Arrested Over Video of 'Booth Capture' In Haryana's Faridabad A polling agent in Faridabad near Delhi was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly influenced voters in the sixth round of the national election. The action was taken against the official after a video......
08:39, 05/13/2019

Plea Against Jail For Questioning EVMs, Poll Body Gets Top Court Notice The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Election Commission on a plea challenging the legal provision mandating six months jail for questioning the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Shock poll: 16% would give Trump 2 extra years, 7% would let him stay if defeated Nearly 2 of 10 Americans believe President Trump should be given two extra years in office because his agenda was stalled by the Russia election probe, and another 7 percent said he should stay in office if defeated, according to a new survey....
18:13, 05/16/2019

"Avoidable": Top Election Officer Denies Reports Of Rift Over Poll Code Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today said reports of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa skipping meetings related to the poll code violations - as he was not allowed to record his dissent -......
13:52, 05/18/2019

Americans' support for impeaching Trump rises: Reuters/Ipsos poll The number of Americans who said President Donald Trump should be impeached rose 5 percentage points to 45 percent since mid-April, while more than half said multiple congressional probes of Trump interfered with important government business, accord...
05:13, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump's Approval Hits Highest Rating Ever In Gallup Poll US President Donald Trump is enjoying the strongest polling of his presidency following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report and positive economic news, according to public opinion......
06:00, 05/07/2019

Poll Body Notice To BJP's Giriraj Singh For "Burial Land" Comment Giriraj Singh, the BJP's candidate in Bihar's Begusarai, has received a notice from the Election Commission for his recent comment in which he had said that the country would not forgive those who......
19:13, 04/29/2019

Poll Body Decision On Complaints Against PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi Tomorrow A decision on the allegations of Model Code violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, will be taken tomorrow, the Election Commission told the......
19:13, 04/29/2019

Giriraj Singh Surrenders In Court Over Alleged Poll Violation, Gets Bail Union minister Giriraj Singh today surrendered before a local court in a model code of conduct violation case for making controversial remarks against the Muslim community at an election rally in the......
11:39, 05/07/2019

77% of Americans say kids should get measles shot even if parents object: Reuters Poll Three out of four Americans believe children should be vaccinated against measles even if their parents object, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found, showing little sympathy for the anti-vaccination movement that U.S. officials blame for the ongoing outbreak....
19:13, 05/07/2019

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care: poll More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Post poll....
21:26, 04/29/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Mueller report has not changed Americans' minds about Trump and Russia: NBC/WSJ poll Overall, Trump's public standing remains little changed. The proportion approving of the president's job performance has ticked up slightly to 46%, while 51% disapprove. But his job rating has moved within a narrow band for some time now....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Electoral Bond Sale Jumps 157% In Poll Season, Touches Rs 3,622 Crore Electoral bonds have seen a 157% jump in sales during election season, notching Rs 3,622 crore in the March-April period. This comes up to almost double the bonds that were sold in the last 10 months....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Prasar Bharati Joins Google For Livestream Of Poll Results On Youtube Prasar Bharati and Google have joined hands for the election results day on May 23, providing for a dedicated live stream of the verdict of the Lok Sabha and state polls on YouTube....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Amethi Man's Letter In Blood To Poll Body Over PM's Rajiv Gandhi Remarks A young man from Amethi has sent a letter written in blood to the Election Commission seeking a directive for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to abstain from making objectionable comments that hurt the......
10:39, 05/08/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
23:26, 05/11/2019

Poll Body Gets Notice On Plea Over Jail Term For Questioning EVM Accuracy The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Election Commission on a petition seeking to do away with a rule that puts the onus of proving discrepancy of results between electronic voting machines......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Hours Before Voting, Mamata Banerjee Urges Poll Body To Be "Impartial" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to the Election Commission with hours to go for the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday, asking it to ensure peaceful and impartial voting in......
22:00, 05/18/2019

A quarter of Americans don't trust Census on citizenship: Reuters/Ipsos poll The Trump administration has repeatedly assured Americans that it will not use data from a proposed citizenship question on the 2020 Census to target undocumented immigrants. But more than a quarter of Americans don't believe it, according to a Reute...
21:26, 05/10/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Canada’s millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them: Ipsos poll Canada's millennials are also more trusting of media that are widely considered untrustworthy. But other research shows Baby Boomers share fake news more....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayoral vote occurred in last year's national elections....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Exit Poll Predictions Turn Heat On Congress, HD Kumaraswamy In Karnataka The voting was for the Lok Sabha polls. But Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government is feeling the heat after exit polls indicated that the BJP and allies were all set to come......
19:26, 05/20/2019

Malaysian Teen Allegedly Jumped To Death After Running Instagram Poll Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should take......
16:39, 05/15/2019

PM Modi Gets Clean Chit From Poll Commission On "Nuclear Button" Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a clean chit by the Election Commission today - his third in three days - for his comment that India too has nuclear weapons and does not care about Pakistan's......
21:00, 05/02/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
14:49, 04/28/2019

No Violation, Says Poll Body On PM's Appeal To Voters Citing Pulwama Attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not violate the model code of conduct when he appealed to first-time voters in Maharashtra's Latur citing the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama and the air......
19:00, 05/01/2019

Congress Complains To Poll Body Over Vijai Sardesai's Remark On Goa Youth The Goa Congress has complained to the Election Commission against state's Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai over his comments on "weaponising" the youth and demanded that he be charged with......
04:13, 05/15/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to succeed PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Toxic Water Plagues This Uttar Pradesh District, But It's No Poll Issue It's been two decades and four Lok Sabha elections, but 50-year-old Sumariya Devi is yet to see politicians showing any interest in eradicating the curse of fluorosis that plagues her village in East......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For Bengal Poll Violence: Rajnath Singh The BJP Tuesday attacked the West Bengal government over incidents of political violence in the state, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh holding Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "responsible" and......
04:13, 05/15/2019

Father-Son Take ''Historic'' Poll Plunge To Keep Kamal Nath Turf Intact Madhya Pradesh's new power centre is witnessing a unique father-son electoral show with Chief Minister Kamal Nath and his son Nakul in the fray, hoping to boost not just the Congress but also strike......
15:52, 04/28/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections next week....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Poll Body Seeks Kirron Kher's Reply Over Campaign Video With Children Children could be seen actively participating in the election campaign of Kirron Kher shouting slogans - "Vote for Kirron Kher and Ab ki baar Modi Sarkar"....
10:26, 05/04/2019

"Modi Code Of Misconduct?": Opposition Attacks Poll Body Over Bengal Move A day after the Election Commission cut short campaigning in Bengal for the last round of the national election over violence during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, opposition parties......
10:39, 05/16/2019

3 Women Cast Bogus Votes In Kannur, Confirms Kerala Poll Officer Kerala Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena has confirmed charges of bogus voting at a poll booth in Kannur district, which falls in the Kasargod Lok Sabha constituency, during the third phase of the Lok......
00:00, 04/30/2019

No Model Code Violation In Niti Aayog Sharing Data With PM: Poll Body The Election Commission has found no violation of the poll code in Niti Aayog sharing data with the prime minister's office on places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was set to campaign for the Lok......
01:13, 05/13/2019

After Amit Shah, Permission Denied For Yogi Adityanath's Bengal Poll Meet On a day BJP President Amit Shah's meeting was cancelled in West Bengal, party national secretary Sunil Deodhar said that permission for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's election meeting......
01:13, 05/14/2019

Half of American adults expect war with Iran 'within next few years': Reuters/Ipsos poll Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries....
21:26, 05/21/2019

After Exit Polls, Opposition Talks Of Voting Machines, To Meet Poll Body Representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission tomorrow afternoon to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines and the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Trail......
19:26, 05/20/2019

Top Poll Officer Skips Meetings Amid Dissent Over Clean Chits: Sources Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from attending meetings of the Election Commission on deciding violations of the Model Code over what he claimed was his "minority decisions......
07:13, 05/18/2019

Election Body Gives Clean Chit To PM Modi In Sixth Poll Violation Case The Election Commission on Saturday gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit for a speech delivered in Gujarat, where he claimed that his government had kept Pakistan on its toes to ensure the......
23:13, 05/04/2019

Buttigieg receives 0 percent support from likely black voters in South Carolina: poll Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg received zero percent support among likely African African primary voters in South Carolina, according to a new poll. Buttigieg — a previously little-known Indiana mayor who otherwise is getting en...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll Major central banks are done tightening policy, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters, with the growth outlook wilting across developed and emerging economies along with scant prospects for a surge in inflation....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
13:26, 05/23/2019

"EVMs Transported By Child Labour": Tejashwi Yadav Attacks Poll Body RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweets photo of children carrying EVM boxes amid claims by opposition parties that BJP workers are tampering with the machines...
13:52, 05/22/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy For Post-Poll Alliance Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NChandrababu Naidu on Tuesday discussed forging a non-BJP alliance after the results of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday with Janata Dal-Secular supremo HDDeve Gowda......
02:13, 05/22/2019

Poll Officer Dissented In 5 Cases Of Clean Chit To PM, Amit Shah: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have been given seven clean chits by the Election Commission since Tuesday over complaints by the opposition of alleged poll code violations.......
09:39, 05/04/2019

Poll Body Cuts Short Bengal Campaign, Mamata Banerjee Says "Gift To BJP" The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday evening. For the first time, the......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromise, they want their leaders to double down and champion their interests first, according to a ground-b...
14:13, 05/02/2019

PM Modi To Face Poll Test In Lok Sabha Elections Phase 7: 5-Point Guide Polling for the seventh and last round of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday. 59 constituencies, including Varanasi, will vote to elect their representatives to Lok Sabha. 13......
05:26, 05/19/2019

"Dark Spot" On Democracy: Congress Slams Poll Body Over Bengal Move Accusing the Election Commission of losing its credibility and independence, the Congress on Thursday said time has come to review the process of the poll panel's appointment....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Poll: More than half of South Koreans back Moon Jae In's North Korea policy More than half of South Korean adults positively evaluate the Moon Jae In government's policy of making peace with North Korea, a poll showed Wednesday....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Australian opposition holds slim lead over government ahead of May 18 election: poll Australia's opposition Labor Party retained a narrow lead over the conservative coalition government, a closely watched poll showed on Monday, while the Labor's leader popularity hit a four-year high days ahead of a general election....
07:39, 05/13/2019

Amit Shah's Dinner For BJP Allies Tomorrow Amid Exit Poll Euphoria BJP President Amit Shah will host a dinner for NDA allies tomorrow, ahead of results for the national election on Thursday. The dinner-cum-meet comes after exit polls predictions of a comfortable win......
14:00, 05/20/2019

Cyclone Fani Heads To Odisha, Poll Code Lifted In 11 Districts: 10 Points As Cyclone Fani gained strength and moved closer to the Odisha coast, the state was put on "yellow" alert by the weather department. The Odisha government has ordered the closure of all educational......
10:13, 05/01/2019

Army Gets Poll Body Notice Over "Vote By Phone" Complaint, Issues Denial Army officers posted in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh province have been accused of violating electoral norms by asking soldiers to specify their voting preferences by phone and casting votes on their......
19:00, 05/10/2019

Opposition Putting On "Horror Show" Over Poll Defeat: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Attacking the Congress and other opposition parties for raising concerns about EVMs, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said they want to "discredit" democracy as they are unable to......
17:52, 05/22/2019

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
09:26, 05/21/2019

"Shameful": Congress Slams Poll Body's Order To Cut Short Bengal Campaign The Congress came down heavily on the Election Commission on Wednesday after it cut short the campaign period in West Bengal in view of violence, saying it has been a "shameful fall for a......
06:13, 05/16/2019

Bring Poll Body's "Clean Chit" Order On PM: Top Court To Congress Leader The Supreme Court Monday asked Congress MP Sushmita Dev to bring on record the Election Commission's orders giving clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on complaints......
10:26, 05/06/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Dust Mistaken For Smoke In Himachal Pradesh Poll Strong Room Creates Panic Election officials, accompanied by representatives of various political parties, opened the strong room in Himachal Pradesh's Reckong Peo on Monday morning after what appeared to be smoke was detected......
14:00, 05/20/2019

Assam Rifles Soldier Shoots Dead Colleague, Injures 2 At Bengal Poll Camp An Assam Rifles jawan on election duty in West Bengal's Howrah district today allegedly opened fire at a poll camp, killing a colleague and injuring two others, a senior police official said....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Florida legislators agree to limit felons’ voting rights. Critics call it a new poll tax. The measure would require felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations before they can cast a ballot. Critics said they would label Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) the “Jim Crow” governor if he signs the bill....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Islamophobic religious or ethnic group in America....
16:39, 05/23/2019

Surprise! New Poll Shows Americans Lead the Developed World in Climate Change Denial America: Land of the free, home of the brave, and kingdom of deniers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a new poll has found that climate denial is thriving in the United States. In fact, the only countries that deny climate change harder than Ame...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would cut some funding for Planned Parenthood, is unpopular across party lines, according to new polling....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Police break up clashes in east India, Mumbai votes in fourth phase of massive poll Police broke up clashes between rival groups of voters in a key eastern state on Monday as some of India's richest families and Bollywood stars also cast their ballots in Mumbai during the fourth phase of a massive, staggered general election....
09:50, 04/29/2019

INDIA LIVE-Election-driven stocks rally will continue till year-end - Reuters poll May 22 (Reuters) - 0530 GMT: PREDICTING GAINS, STOCKS STRATEGISTS ASSUME BJP-LED COALITION WILL BE IN POWER Indian stocks are likely to build on this week's rally to finish the year at record highs if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Ja...
09:52, 05/22/2019

INDIA LIVE-Election-driven stocks rally to continue till year-end - Reuters poll May 22 (Reuters) - 0530 GMT: PREDICTING GAINS, STOCKS STRATEGISTS ASSUME BJP-LED COALITION WILL BE IN POWER Indian stocks are likely to build on this week's rally to finish the year at record highs if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Ja...
14:26, 05/22/2019

Populist economic frustration threatens Trump’s strongest reelection issue, Post-ABC poll finds A clear majority of Americans, including large shares of Democratic and independent voters and a significant slice of Republicans, think the economy mainly benefits people already in power....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Poll: Percentage of Democrats who see border ‘crisis’ jumps 17 points since January amid spike in migrant families Blame over unauthorized immigration at the southern border falls about evenly between President Trump and congressional Democrats, according to a Post-ABC News survey....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 percentage points since he entered the race in late April, according to a monthly Reuters/Ipsos poll....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Save Our Shows: Which lead USA TODAY's poll? (Now's your final chance to vote) USA TODAY's 22nd annual poll asks you to choose which of 26 series should stay or go. But time is running out to cast your ballots.        ...
16:39, 04/28/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
17:00, 05/11/2019

The Morning After: Facebook's new look Welcome back. Facebook's big annual event kicked off yesterday with a lengthy keynote and lots of talk of privacy, features to find your secret crush (no, really) and a new-look social network. F8 runs for a few more days, so expect more stories...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
15:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
23:13, 05/01/2019

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read More...
14:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced today some changes that are being made to its flagship app. The new focus of the Facebook app will b...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on the way to its social network, and how it’s working to address privacy and security. But Faceb...
19:39, 05/01/2019

|Facebook’sZuckerbergbuildshiswifeaglowing‘sleepbox’ Mark Zuckerberg says he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children....
12:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook announced a lot at F8: here's what's set to change In an age where a small number of tech giants own huge swathes of social media and digital services (Google, Apple, Facebook, and the like), even a single conference event from one such company can have wide repercussions for the way we consume media...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook gives first look at its promised overhaul Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and introduced new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Facebook Gets New Look as Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
00:00, 05/01/2019

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with what Facebook is calling the "FB5" version, is no...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook knows everywhere you go — here's how to stop it from tracking you Facebook keeps a copy of your location no matter where you go, even if you don't open the app. But you can stop it from logging your location and delete all of your data. Here's how....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs and Communications VP Nick Clegg has published an opinion piece in the New York Times criticizing Hug...
13:39, 05/12/2019

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebo...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Facebook Wants to Know Which Friends You Want to Fuck Remember back in ye olde days when you would poke that cute friend of yours on Facebook? Well, at its yearly F8 conference today, Facebook announced it’s bringing that weird fuck-y energy back to the platform with a new feature called Secret Crush. R...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots arenR...
04:26, 05/21/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 keynote at 1PM ET Facebook's annual F8 developer conference keynote is upon us at 1PM Eastern, and that means a lot of news whether or not you're a coder. This year, the company is not only outlining the future of social networking and technologies like VR ...
18:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
07:13, 05/09/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
22:13, 05/09/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Facebook Portal will be available outside the US this fall (updated) Facebook's Portal video chat devices are about to become much easier to find, not to mention more useful. The company has announced that it will make both Portal and Portal+ available outside of the US, starting with Canada this June and followi...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Get Information on Facebook Advertisers With These Tools We hear a lot about the problem of Facebook ads—whether it’s about user information being tracked for targeted ads, or fishy groups using ads to spread misinformation. Just look at the effects on our political landscape: we have voters and politician...
19:26, 04/29/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
01:52, 05/10/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, our own mortality is even more inevitable than Facebook’s decline. Researchers are now looking at th...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Facebook brings ticketing for events The social network looks to make it easier for small businesses and creators to organize events and get people to show up, via tickets.        ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The company, which faces an FTC fine of $3 billion to $5 billion for allegedly using members' personal data ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019 After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on community and privacy.Zuckerberg made the announcements during Facebook's F8 event that was held today near the co...
01:52, 05/01/2019

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts senator and fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren in calling for antitrust authorities to look at a possible ...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Why Facebook is teaching a bug-like robot to walk In a rooftop garden at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, a six-legged robot named Daisy is making chittering noises as it staggers on the sandy ground....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms....
01:26, 05/14/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming Facebook will stop users who have recently posted terrorist propaganda from broadcasting live video, the most concrete response to pressure after the feature was used in the deadly New Zealand mosque attack....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing people to send payments through messaging apps....
05:13, 05/03/2019

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out to me. Boy, one piece sure sounded similar to something I wrote last November. It was the one by Chris...
09:26, 05/12/2019

Here’s what Facebook announced at its F8 developer keynote As Facebook continues to weather a string of legal battles and harsh criticism for its never-ending privacy disasters and a generally lackadaisical attitude towards consumer data, the social networking site kicked off its annual F8 annual developer c...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Facebook claims that 2019 will be a "transition year" f...
17:26, 05/02/2019

All the important stuff from Facebook’s F8 keynote Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its annual developer's conference today and announced several updates to its main social network as well as Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. Privacy seems to be the name of the game this year, as Faceboo...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook's FTC punishment could involve 20 years of oversight Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are edging closer to negotiating the tech giant's multibillion dollar penalty for security failures. Reuters reports that the deal "could be a month away" and could put the company under 20 years o...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
15:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
12:13, 05/23/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
08:52, 05/09/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
12:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from the service. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
19:13, 05/16/2019

Facebook reinvents birthday e-cards for the Stories age Ever sent a Facebook friend a greeting through Stories? Facebook is making that much easier to do with a new feature that levels up its birthday reminders and poses a challenge to the greeting card industry. Birthday Stories takes you to an interface...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
14:49, 04/28/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Hugo Barra is no longer in charge of Facebook VR Facebook's executive shuffle in its VR team continues. The company's vice president of VR, Hugo Barra, is stepping down from the role to take a new position "building a global AR/VR partner ecosystem" within the company. Erick Tseng, Face...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has......
04:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook generates videos celebrating extremists Facebook says it’s stopping the majority of extremist posts before users ever see them but a whistleblower’s complaint obtained by The AP shows the company is making use of propaganda by militant groups to auto-generate celebration videos...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook Faces a Big Penalty, but Regulators Are Split Over How Big The F.T.C. chairman seems to have the votes to approve a settlement. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Inst...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related services such as its WhatsApp messaging function....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
04:26, 05/03/2019

This former Facebook employee is livestreaming couples on their first dates UpDating is a new interactive dating show in New York that puts strangers on blind dates in front of live and online audiences, who can weigh in via Instagram polls, comments and direct messages....
21:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook’s Dating app wants to connect you with your secret crush If you've ever wanted to let Facebook know who your romantic crush is -- and no, "poking" doesn't count -- soon you'll have the chance to do just that. Today, at its F8 2019 developers conference, the company announced Secret Crush, a ...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
01:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
08:39, 05/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
18:13, 05/02/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
11:13, 05/07/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul...
21:39, 05/02/2019

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two episodes since premiering in mid-April with Lax, a Las Vegas native. He’s racked up over 5 billion v...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
07:52, 05/03/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
23:52, 04/30/2019

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...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Gene...
19:52, 05/21/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
23:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
00:13, 05/04/2019

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in anticipation of receiving a $3 billion to $5 billion fine by the FTC related to the Cambridge Analyti...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Facebook’s cryptocurrency might work like loyalty points Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) If Facebook's pivot from town square to private living room wa...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 2019 keynote in 13 minutes Facebook's F8 developer conferences tend to be chock-full of news, and that's truer than ever for 2019. The company's opening keynote brought major changes to just about every corner of Facebook's universe, including a site redesi...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readily analyzed by humans and software....
04:52, 05/06/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
13:26, 05/03/2019

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB) beginning Tuesday, May 29. Susquehanna Securities will serve as the Designated Primary Market Maker...
16:39, 05/04/2019

A huge Facebook redesign is coming – but it's far more than a new website After a brutal 2018 that forced Facebook to admit it hasn't got the best reputation when it comes to privacy, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the social networking platform in 2019: Facebook is being redesigned.Zuckerberg made the announcement...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
21:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook breakup would be solution of last resort: EU's Vestager A break-up of U.S. social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp: The new updates you need to know about Facebook announced an overhaul of its main mobile app along with changes for Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

The FTC is facing a crisis of legitimacy in policing Facebook A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges with Facebook that the social networking giant “deceived consumers by telling them they could k...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Facebook has a three-part plan for making AI more 'inclusive' Facebook kicked off the second day of F8 2019, its annual developers conference, with a keynote about the technologies it uses to combat abuse on its platform. As the company detailed last year, artificial intelligence is key to keeping its apps and....
00:26, 05/02/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections....
02:26, 05/09/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasingly impossible to quench the big tech’s thirst for ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to police Big Tech....
04:52, 05/08/2019

Do Facebook’s Fact-Checking Efforts Even Work? At the end of 2016, Facebook decided to finally do something about its misinformation problem. It tasked a bunch of third-party fact-checkers to flag and weed out fake and misleading content from its News Feed. Now, it’s extending this fact-checking ...
22:52, 05/07/2019

How not to drive your Facebook friends goo-goo ga-ga with baby pictures The childless can now install a ‘baby blocker’ – but if proud parents follow these rules on social media, we can all play nicelyA “sexual wellness company”, AKA a condom manufacturer – with a name, Skyn, that sounds like a poorly reviewed Netflix Ori...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Facebook’s new ‘Secret Crush’ isn’t cute — it’s creepy Facebook kicked off its F8 2019 event on Tuesday, announcing various new features for its social networks and chat apps. Facebook users were promised a significant redesign, Messenger is getting new desktop apps on top of a few handy features, and In...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
01:13, 05/02/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Facebook that manufacture misleading Amazon product r...
18:52, 05/01/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook launches PyTorch 1.1 with TensorBoard support Facebook's AI team introduced version 1.1 of deep learning framework PyTorch today with improved JIT compiler speed and native TensorBoard support.Read More...
14:26, 05/02/2019

'Game of Thrones' reaction poll: 60% of readers disliked finale; read fans' thoughts USA TODAY polls found a majority, solid but not overwhelming, expressed dissatisfaction with final episode of "Game of Thrones." Read their thoughts.        ...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Facebook is getting a redesign. Mark Zuckerberg is still debating the rest. In an interview with The Post, the company's CEO said he was still weighing how to respond to criticism and potential regulation, the trade-offs between safety and encryption, and the future of the company’s business....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Facebook will be overrun by dead people within 50 years: study Facebook has a grave problem. By the year 2070, dead users could outnumber living ones on the social network, with potential implications for how our digital profiles are stored, according to new research from the Oxford Internet Institute. The resea...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris sees Facebook as a 'utility' that might need breaking up Senator Elizabeth Warren isn't the only major presidential candidate eyeing the possibility of breaking up Facebook. Fellow Senator Kamala Harris stated in a CNN interview that she believed the US should "seriously take a look" at splitting the...
05:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
04:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
04:00, 05/02/2019

De Blasio turns to Facebook ads in scramble to raise money Mayor Bill de Blasio has turned to Facebook in an 11th hour scramble to meet the 65,000 donor threshold that would help him secure a coveted spot in the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate next month. The mayor’s been mum on ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, F...
01:52, 05/01/2019

Trump bashes Facebook, Twitter for ‘censorship’ of conservatives President Trump took aim at social media giants Facebook and Twitter in a series of tweets Friday evening, claiming the platforms have unfairly censored conservative voices. Trump’s message follows Facebook announcement on Thursday that it had banned...
10:26, 05/04/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Facebook Messenger getting the major upgrades users have been crying out for Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, F...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
03:39, 05/15/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day out, the Menlo Park on Monday firm announced a numb...
03:52, 05/14/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
16:39, 04/28/2019

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video....
16:39, 04/28/2019

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimination in housing, credit and employment....
16:39, 04/28/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to ...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-right content to nearly 1.7 million people in Spain, days before national elections that are expected ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer — and permanently bann...
00:26, 05/03/2019

At F8 2019, Oculus proved VR is too important to trust to Facebook Oculus showed off future hardware, software, and services at F8 2019, leading to one major conclusion: its innovations are too good to trust to Facebook.Read More...
18:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook's 'the future is private' mantra doesn't exonerate it On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 -- the company's annual developer conference -- and made the case for a pivot to a more privacy-focused social network. Core to this idea is a phrase that was displayed on the screen ...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
23:13, 05/13/2019

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users’ privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earn...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Canada Fugitive Caught After Facebook Location Reveal A fugitive on Canada's most wanted list ended up leading police to his doorstep after announcing where he was living in a defiant Facebook message to a television station publicizing his case....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System Facebook is recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to help launch a cryptocurrency-based payments system on the back of its social network....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook revives 'View As Public' profile feature Today, Facebook announced two changes that could make it easier to manage your publicly visible info. First, Facebook is bringing back the "View As Public" feature that allows users to preview their profiles as they appear to the general public. The....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
03:52, 05/21/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Facebook’s Co-Founder Calls it a ‘Powerful Monopoly’ That Should Be Broken Up He saw Facebook grow from a dorm room project to a $500-billion-plus company used by billions of people worldwide. Now, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is calling for regulators to break up the social media giant, which he calls a “powerful mo...
18:26, 05/09/2019

On Facebook, the Dead Will Eventually Outnumber the Living. What Does That Mean for Our Histories? The dead will eventually outnumber the living on Facebook, according to a new study whose authors want us to think more about the importance of preserving our collective digital histories. The phenomenon could take place within the next 50 years, tho...
19:13, 04/30/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
00:39, 05/10/2019