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Zuckerberg says he made a mistake in dismissing fake news

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On the user-facing level, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is denying a report (via TechCrunch ) from earlier today, claiming that European Union privacy regulations won't apply to all users. This made it easy to add Facebook Events to the calendar, ticketing or other apps. Cambridge Analytica reiterated on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that it did not use the data in question in the US presidential election. Read More »

Tag: Gender Pay Gap

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The UK government has issued a legislation to all UK companies employing at least 250 people to publish statistics revealing their gender pay gap , or even the lack of it. Leicester, however, have argued the number is distorted "by a relatively small number" of higher earners, such as the professional footballers. Niki Kandirikiria, director of programmes at Equality Now, hopes that companies with large pay gaps will take it on themselves to analyse what is causing the discrepancy and what ... Read More »

If US Wants Trade War, We Are Ready

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At the root of the current spat are complaints by United States companies that China pressures foreign companies to hand over technology in return for market access, that intellectual property (IP) theft is rampant and Beijing does not allow equal playing fields for foreign firms. Read More »

'March for our Lives' demonstration draws a record-breaking crowd

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And I'm anxious that the NRA means more to certain representatives than our children do, at this point", she said . These killers were rarely mentioned. "The NRA's membership is increasing, ours is increasing". Some of us were once challenged by the by the hymn of our generation to "get out of the new if you can't lend a hand, for the times they are a changing". Read More »

FG declares Friday, Monday as public holidays for Easter

People of all ages enjoyed the Great Easter Adventure at St Matthew's Church in Worthing on Saturday. The Christian community from all over the world will observe this holy day. This was a Sunday so Easter was seven days later on April 25. Unitarian Universalist Church, 274 Pleasant St., will hold its Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m., followed by an egg hunt at noon. Read More »

Risk Factors under Review - Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB)

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A steep, late-afternoon sell-off in technology companies pulled USA stocks sharply lower Tuesday, knocking 344 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. Do SMAs Signal a Trend Reversal? The 20-day SMA may be of analytical benefit to a shorter-term trader since it follows the price more closely, and therefore produces less lag than the longer-term moving average. Read More »

Arizona suspends Uber's self-driving tests

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Arizona is one of the friendliest USA states to auto and technology businesses looking for someplace to give driverless cars experience on public roads. The video shows the human backup driver in the SUV looking down until seconds before the crash . On Monday, the chipmaker showed that its own driver assistance technology could have helped avoid the accident. Read More »

Senate committee wants to grill Zuckerberg over Facebook data scandal

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It also makes using Facebook more seamless and enjoyable - say, by determining which posts to emphasize in your feed, or reminding you of friends' birthdays. User Mat Johnson said he found his deleted Facebook profile data dump contained information on " every single [mobile] phone call and text I made for about a year". Read More »

Justin Thomas leads the pack into Dell Match Play knockout round

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Even the ping-pong balls that dictated this week's 16 pods proved to be weird, with Jordan Spieth questioning the "randomness" of a blind draw that put he and his Ryder and Presidents Cup stablemate Patrick Reed in the same group. Kevin Kisner has played 77 holes thus far, the least of the remaining players. Justin Thomas was on antibiotics when he arrived in Texas and mustered enough strength for a short practice round that left him wondering how long he would last in the Dell ... Read More »

Cambridge Analytica row: ECI to take stock of situation

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Third-party apps will still have access to any personal data they stored, even after your Facebook account has been permanently deleted. In an interview with Recode , Zuckerberg said he was open to testifying before Congress on the matter "if I'm the right [person]". Read More »

Trump says stock market is 'way up'

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In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region turned in a mixed performance during trading on Thursday. Bond prices gained as investors sought safer assets. Investors bought government bonds, sending yields lower. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 4.51-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 4.09-to-1 ratio favored decliners. Read More »

How the Latest Fed Hike Will Affect the Footwear Industry

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In his first press conference as Fed chair, Jerome Powell discussed the driving factors that are strengthening the US economy and the labor market . First, the strengthening economic outlook for the USA economy augurs well for the global economy. Central bankers see growth picking up this year and next, with GDP gaining 2.7 percent this year and 2.4 percent next year. Read More »

Dollar firm as market looks to Fed for rate hike outlook

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At least in the U.S., markets typically stop at the neutral-rate estimate when they're assessing the future path of interest rates. Rising mortgage rates plus a tighter supply of homes are crimping affordability. "Every month that wage and price inflation is low is an argument that they should lower it. Directionally, it should go lower". Twitter dropped 1.6 percent, while Snapchat-owner Snap was off 0.7 percent. Read More »

Chandra Babu Naidu withdraw from NDA

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Chandrababu Naidu with his party members. It is only right that we fight collectively, it is the principle we are fighting on. "I do not see any reason for this no-confidence motion", he added. On a rough count, the ruling NDA - minus TDP - appears to have the support of 315 members in a House with an effective strength of 538. It support base is very critical of the BJP and while the party is not challenging the alliance at the moment, its strength has also come under a question mark. Read More »

Video of events outside school shooting to be released

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The event was in response the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed. Students spoke, and then the names of the victims, along with short biographies, were read. "I'm proud of all of our students", Jenson said. Norfleet said his students would have to go to after-school detention for 20 minutes. "We have to support some of the kids in Florida", seventh-grader Travion Young said. Read More »

Toys R Us said to be planning to liquidate its US operations

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Over the years, Toys R Us was the launch pad for what became some of the industry's hottest toys, such as Zhu Zhu pets in 2008. At the Toy Chest in West Hartford center Thursday morning, a handful of kids scampered around picking toys off the shelves while parents maneuvered strollers around the store. Read More »

Senators divided on Trump's fired secretary of state

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Fox anchors, along with Trump International and adviser accounts, represent the bulk of the accounts the president follows on Twitter. The outgoing chief diplomat emphasized that his department "exceeded the expectations of nearly everyone" with its "maximum pressure campaign" against North Korea and its quest for removing nuclear weapons from the region. Read More »

American Idol review: Can it rise from the ashes?

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And this was right before Perry, the most-followed person on Twitter, embarked on a rather sad press tour for her latest album, "Witness", which was torn apart by critics. She has such a mature and developed voice. She gets through to Hollywood. He started playing guitar when he was 16 years old. William Casanova , 26, is the next artist to audition, and he sings "A Song For You" for the judges. Read More »

Europe, Japan Meet Face-to-Face with U.S. over Trump's Tariffs

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Despite the ongoing plans to keep negotiating, a group of seven US representatives - five Democrats and two Republicans - still seemed uneasy about NAFTA's future. That leads to our third point: Leaving NAFTA and other trade agreements would worsen the US trade deficit. Germany has denounced moves by President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on USA metal imports. Read More »

Stopping Ireland no motivation for 'critical' England

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But take players of the quality of Paul O'Connell, Johnny Sexton, Sean O'Brien, Jared Payne and Peter O'Mahony out of any team and they will be rocked. That is clear. Ireland have been head and shoulders above the other five nations in this campaign. "On both occasions, we were there". With AP Photos.The Grand Slam is on for Ireland on St. Read More »