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Microsoft president Brad Smith is calling on the federal government to step in and pass laws to prevent the abuse of facial recognition technologies.
When big tech executives were invited to testify before Congress in September, Google opted to be represented by an empty seat rather than send its CEO, Sundar Pichai. That will change on Tuesday.
Stocks have been pounded in December. Do they deserve it?
Unfortunately, social network leaders still appear to be tone deaf regarding Myanmar's reported atrocities. Twitter chief Jack Dorsey posted a series of tweets encouraging followers to visit Myanmar after he'd been there for a birthday meditation retreat, seemingly ignoring widespread evidence of the country's government committing genocide against the Rohingya people and forcing hundreds of thousands of them to flee. As the New York Times' Liam Stack noted, the issue isn't just that Dorsey completely sidestepped the Myanmar government's actions -- it's that he did so despite social networking (mainly Facebook) playing an instrumental role in fostering massacres and other crimes.
Shares of Apple (AAPL) dipped once again Monday morning after Citi analysts cut their Apple price target amid increased worries about the iPhone giant's future. Plus, a Chinese court's ruling in favor of Qualcomm (QCOM) spell trouble for Apple.
Green Monday, the second Monday of December, has always been one of the year’s best shopping days for eBay (EBAY). The company coined the term “Green Monday” in 2007. Today is Green Monday, and we can expect big sales on eBay—which the company desperately needs.
(FB) stock climbed Monday after a (DBK) report called the social networking company the top large internet stock with an “extremely attractive” valuation. Facebook (ticker: FB), which rose as much as 2.6% Monday, was recently up 1.8% to $139.94. “We continue to view Facebook as the best risk/reward in large cap internet given the potential for core Facebook engagement to stabilize, for monetization in the Stories format to drive a potential re-acceleration in growth in mid-2019, for the negative news cycle to abate and given the extremely attractive current valuation,” Deutsche Bank analyst Lloyd Walmsley said in a note that reiterated a Buy recommendation on the stock.
In a court filing early Monday, Butina’s lawyers asked a federal judge to convene a hearing as soon as Tuesday at which Butina would change her plea, signaling she might admit guilt. Butina’s lawyers declined to comment on the request for a change-of-plea hearing. If Butina pleads guilty, that doesn’t mean she’s cooperating.
Today, SQN Investors, one of Yelp’s (YELP) top five stockholders, publically published a letter criticizing Yelp’s board and management. Yelp has struggled over the past few years. The stock fell 30% in a single trading day last month when the company announced its third-quarter results.
The industrial supply company's yo-yo performance of late is largely down to sentiment over the U.S./China trade dispute and its possible impact on margins.
Along with the big discounts, the convenience of mobile e-commerce is making it an unstoppable trend. The simple answer is that while Amazon doesn’t need PayPal, everyone else does. PayPal is thriving because companies are clamoring for a neutral, trusted digital intermediary for payments, and its platform of 254 million active accounts drives higher sales.
Apple (AAPL) has accepted an Indian government–sponsored anti-spam app into the App Store after a long negotiation, thereby avoiding an iPhone ban in the country. For a few years, there’s been a standoff between India’s telecommunications industry regulator and Apple over an app that’s designed to shield Indian consumers from unwanted calls and text messages.