Day: October 2, 2020

Amazon agrees to buy former Evangeline Downs site for possible fulfillment center | Business

Amazon agrees to buy former Evangeline Downs site for possible fulfillment center | Business

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Amazon.com has entered into an settlement to accumulate property on the former Evangeline Downs website for a success middle, a supply advised the Acadiana Advocate. The Present first reported the story Friday afternoon that the tech big was in negotiations to accumulate land simply east of Interstate 49 on the southern fringe of Carencro behind ….  Read More

Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs agree to testify before Nov. 3 election

Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs agree to testify before Nov. 3 election

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Lawmakers sought to convene the listening to to discover social-media websites’ content-management practices and the way forward for a federal legislation, often called Part 230, that spares tech giants from being held answerable for the way in which they police their websites and companies. However the listening to threatens to evolve right into a wide-ranging ….  Read More

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

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Within the context of a rising nationwide debate on tech and privateness, Google has come beneath elevated scrutiny for the way it could also be monitoring and concentrating on youngsters for promoting. Two Home members despatched a letter this week to the corporate’s chief government, Sundar Pichai, expressing concern that the gathering practices of YouTube, ….  Read More

Chicago Area Fil-Am History Month events

Chicago Area Fil-Am History Month events

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CHICAGO — The Filipino American Nationwide Historic Society broadcasts the theme for the 2020 Filipino American Historical past Month: The Historical past of Filipino American Activism. The theme highlights the myriad methods Filipino Individuals have participated in social justice actions, together with however not restricted to, the United Farmworkers Motion, the combat for Ethnic Research, ….  Read More

Facebook video showing child abuse leads to Nacogdoches woman’s arrest

Facebook video showing child abuse leads to Nacogdoches woman’s arrest

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A Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Workplace investigator stated he seen two Fb movies that appeared to point out Wilmering with two younger youngsters and a canine inside what appeared like a cellular dwelling. He stated the lady seemed to be speaking to a male, age 7, in what appeared like the lounge of the house. The ….  Read More

Headwinds for Google as rivals, customers criticise Fitbit concessions

Headwinds for Google as rivals, customers criticise Fitbit concessions

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FILE PHOTO: Fitbit units are displayed in a retailer in New York Metropolis, U.S., November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photograph BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google’s bid to win EU approval for its $2.1 billion buy of Fitbit faces headwinds as rivals and prospects argue concessions to EU antitrust regulators don’t go far sufficient, two individuals accustomed ….  Read More

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube fight misinformation

Steven Crowder criticizes Whitmer over COVID-19 deaths among seniors

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CLOSE LANSING — Conservative YouTube character Steven Crowder drew lots of of individuals to a rally Friday,  the place he criticized Democratic Michigan Gov. Whitmer over COVID-19 insurance policies in nursing properties and argued the state’s loss of life toll at senior services has been underreported.  Attendees, some masked and a few unmasked, gathered outdoors on the state Capitol garden ….  Read More

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Fact check: Trump campaign runs Facebook ads featuring fake image of Biden wearing earpiece

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The Trump marketing campaign is now operating one more inaccurate advert. Trump allies baselessly hinted earlier than Tuesday’s presidential debate that Biden was looking for to make use of an earpiece on stage, presumably to get real-time directions from advisers. Biden didn’t put on an earpiece, and there’s no proof he ever sought to put ….  Read More