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Twitter makes its political ad ban official

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The ban on political ads announced by Twitter two weeks ago has come into effect, and the rules are surprisingly simple — perhaps too...

Amazon, Walmart confront India’s slowing economy as holiday season growth stalls

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Even India’s biggest festive season, featuring blinding marketing blitzkrieg and heavy discounts from Amazon India and Walmart’s Flipkart, has failed to escape the pains...

US sanctions two Russians for cyber-related election interference

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The U.S. Treasury has imposed sanctions against two Russian nationals accused of working for a notorious disinformation unit. In a statement, the Treasury said Igor...

Twitter discloses another 10,000 accounts suspended for fomenting political discord globally

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Twitter’s ongoing, and possibly Sisyphean, effort of policing and removing nefarious content disseminated on its platform is taking another step forward today. The company’s...

Facebook’s new policy Supreme Court could override Zuckerberg

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A real check to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s control is finally coming in the form of an 11 to 40-member Oversight Board that will...

Google to pay $549 million fine and $510 million in back...

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After years of back and forth with tax authorities in France, Google has settled a fiscal fraud probe, as the financial prosecutor’s office told...

Warren makes $85B federally funded broadband promise

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As part of her bid for the presidency, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has made some bold proposals to improve access to broadband in underserved...

Facebook answers how Libra taxes & anti-fraud will work

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Facebook provided TechCrunch with new information on how its cryptocurrency will stay legal amidst allegations from President Trump that Libra could facilitate “unlawful behavior”....

Facebook makes another push to shape and define its own oversight

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

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

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